Tag: Houston Rockets

Rockets’ James Harden on reported feud with Chris Paul: ‘It was a lot of false talk’

James Harden insists there is no bad blood between him and Chris Paul. The Houston Rockets star was rumoured to have had enough of Paul following their second-round playoff exit at the hands of the Golden State Warriors in May. Some reports stated Harden would not answer Paul’s phone calls after last season and claimed the duo’s relationship was “unsalvageable.” Paul […]

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James Harden Calls Reports He Didn’t Get Along With Chris Paul ‘False Talk’

Getty Image The Chris Paul era in Houston came to an end when the future Hall of Fame inductee was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, along with a whole lot of draft capital, for Russell Westbrook. While there was plenty of on-court success during his two years in the Lone Star State, things reportedly […]

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Andre Iguodala Free Agency: Lakers, Rockets Among 5 Buyout Options

Getty Andre Iguodala Andre Iguodala remains in the world of unknown as it relates to his NBA future, and the current Memphis Grizzlies forward appears likely to start the 2019-20 season elsewhere. After the trade which sent him to Memphis following a six-year stint with the Golden State Warriors, there’s been talk of another potential […]

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James Harden not worried about playing with Russell Westbrook: Talent ‘always works itself out’

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Despite them being two of the best offensive players in the league, James Harden isn't worried about teaming up with Russell Westbrook this season. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/JjuHg7jCXvh61gZ99Zwd7Q–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi41ODMyMTkyNDUwNjE2/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/mmVLrqTuMh7T1cy3k_fCvw–~B/aD0zNDA4O3c9NTExMztzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-07/ee125e60-aa69-11e9-bfff-7f97a965e9a6″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/JjuHg7jCXvh61gZ99Zwd7Q–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQyNi41ODMyMTkyNDUwNjE2/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/mmVLrqTuMh7T1cy3k_fCvw–~B/aD0zNDA4O3c9NTExMztzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-07/ee125e60-aa69-11e9-bfff-7f97a965e9a6″>Despite them being two of the best offensive players in the league, James Harden isn’t worried about teaming up with Russell Westbrook this season. […]

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Rockets’ James Harden Addresses Critics of Russell Westbrook Trade

Getty James Harden and Russell Westbrook James Harden isn’t worried about the criticism and concern from some about his pairing with new teammate Russell Westbrook. After the Houston Rockets struck a blockbuster deal to reunite the duo which spent three years together with the Oklahoma City Thunder, it’s created the NBA’s best backcourt. But many […]

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The Most Interesting Player On Each Team In The Western Conference

Getty Image The NBA’s offseason has featured players moving around at an unprecedented rate. Whether it’s been stars going from one city to the next or fascinating role players bolstering the roster of a contender, this summer has completely re-shaped major elements of the NBA. The league has been known in recent years for its […]

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Charles Barkley’s Passionate Russell Westbrook Take: ‘I Feel Sad’ for Him

Getty Russell Westbook While NBA fans have become accustomed to the strong takes and bold comments from former NBA player and current analyst Charles Barkley, he took an alternate route on Tuesday. When Barkley joined ESPN’s ‘Get Up,’ he was in the midst of discussing the Houston Rockets trade for Russell Westbrook as his opinion […]

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Mike D’Antoni Explained Why The Rockets Won’t Change Their Offensive Approach This Season

Getty Image For all the success the Houston Rockets have had since head coach Mike D’Antoni took the wheel in 2016 (the Rockets have racked up the franchise’s most regular season wins over a three-year stretch under D’Antoni), questions remain about the viability of his iso-heavy offense in the postseason. Despite the Rockets being a […]

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The Clippers And Bucks Have The Highest 2019-20 NBA Season Win Totals

Getty Image The 2019-20 NBA season will be the most anticipated regular season in recent memory, thanks to the perceived parity throughout the top of the league. For the first time in nearly a decade, there is not a clear title favorite as the top players in the league have combined forces in twos, not […]

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J.R. Smith Release: Lakers, Rockets Headline 5 Top Fits

Getty J.R. Smith The Cleveland Cavaliers were unable to swing a trade to move shooting guard J.R. Smith in recent months. In turn, the 33-year-old is now expected to find a new home in the NBA sooner than later, but it’s highly unlikely to come via trade. Instead, his future with the Cavaliers is reportedly […]

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James Harden Claimed Russell Westbrook Was Not Happy In Oklahoma City

Getty Image James Harden and Russell Westbrook are finally teammates again. The Houston Rockets were speculated as a potential landing spot for Westbrook when it was revealed he was on his way out of Oklahoma City, and on Thursday night that came to fruition as the Thunder shipped him to their Western Conference rivals for […]

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Former Top Pick Anthony Bennett Is Getting One More Shot With The Rockets

Getty Image The 2013 Draft was a weird one, to put it mildly. Terrified at the prospect of saddling themselves with the next big draft bust — presumptive top pick Nerlens Noel had torn his ACL midway through his lone college season — the Cleveland Cavaliers made what they thought was the safe choice. But […]

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