Jeremy Lin was among Houston's top scorers as the Rockets beat the Los Angeles Clippers 98-81 on Saturday to firm their grip on seventh place in the NBA Western Conference playoff race.
David Beckham stood on the podium with his three sons, an oversized Union Jack knotted around his Los Angeles Galaxy jersey. With a practiced lift and a broad smile, he raised the sparkling silver cup over his head to a raucous ovation amid a confetti blizzard.
Jeremy Lin was as comfortable in front of a crowd as he is on the court.
David Beckham has reached the grand finale of his five-year Hollywood saga. The English superstar will play for his first Major League Soccer title on Sunday with the Los Angeles Galaxy, hoping to lift the MLS Cup alongside Landon Donovan in vindication of his groundbreaking American experiment.
Brian Ching scored in the 50th minute as the Houston Dynamo beat DC United 1-0 on Wednesday to advance to the SuperLiga semifinals.
The Houston Dynamo drew 1-1 with Monarcas Morelia on Sunday in Group B of the Superliga.The result leaves Houston level with DC United at the top of Group B with four points each after two games, with Morelia third on two points.