Tag: Houston Rockets

Is This Suddenly Stout Houston Rockets Defense For Real?

For the second straight season, the Rockets sputtered out of the gates to a 3-3 record that, much like last year, was the byproduct of some horrific defensive efforts. Houston allowed at least 112 points in that opening stretch, giving up 123 or more four times with the defensive low point coming in a 159-158 […]

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Report: Rockets waiving Ryan Anderson

To facilitate a trade from the Rockets to the Suns last summer, Ryan Anderson reduced the guarantee of his 2019-20 salary by $5,620,885. Anderson barely played in Phoenix, got traded to the Heat, barely played in Miami and got waived. He again signed with the Rockets this summer. Now, after barely playing in Houston, Anderson […]

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Report: Doubts linger around Rockets about Tilman Fertitta-Daryl Morey fit

Before Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet sparked an international geopolitical firestorm, it created a fissure in Houston. Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta quickly tweeted that Morey didn’t speak for the organization. It was a harsh public rebuke that led to major questions about Morey’s future in Houston. Especially because there was already concern about the […]

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Austin Rivers Goaded His Dad Doc Into Getting Ejected Against The Rockets

The Rockets-Clippers game in Houston on Wednesday night turned into a slug-fest in the final quarter, as L.A. was able to climb all the way back and briefly take the lead before James Harden came through in the clutch and knocked down several big threes to give his team the 102-93 victory. Harden finished with […]

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James Harden Thinks He Gets Wrongly Critiqued Because He ‘Out-Thinks The Game’

When it comes to NBA watercooler talk, James Harden is among the most polarizing players of his generation. There’s no debate that he’s one of the most gifted scorers in league history, and his ability to create off the dribble and get his shot off against any defender is second-to-none. You can hardly even argue […]

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Chris Paul Opened Up To Kevin Hart About His Trade From The Rockets

Thunder guard Chris Paul is no stranger to the inner workings of an NBA front office. As president of the Players Association, it’s part of his job to understand the details. Knowing how front offices and the league might act in a situation can help him better understand how to help other players as they […]

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Eric Gordon Will Undergo Knee Surgery And Could Miss Up To Six Weeks

Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon has battled nagging injuries this season, resulting in him shooting a career-low 30.9% percent from the field, including 28.4% from 3-point range. In an effort to finish the season as healthy as possible, the 30-year-old will undergo a surgical clean-up procedure on his knee and is expected to miss up […]

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Rockets fall into 41-point hole almost instantly in lopsided loss to Heat

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Despite a 29-point game from James Harden, the Rockets couldn’t overcome a horrendously-slow start on Sunday night in Miami. (Mark Brown/Getty Images)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/EvQaZrZdwpnWnDAVRlTGug–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ2Mi45NTQ2NzkyMjMwNzI0/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/MhgJwDNDu.oGEmFHEEo6MA–~B/aD0yNDU4O3c9MzM5ODtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-11/1a0df470-fea2-11e9-afbd-c8b7a47d533e” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/EvQaZrZdwpnWnDAVRlTGug–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTQ2Mi45NTQ2NzkyMjMwNzI0/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/MhgJwDNDu.oGEmFHEEo6MA–~B/aD0yNDU4O3c9MzM5ODtzbT0xO2FwcGlkPXl0YWNoeW9u/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-images/2019-11/1a0df470-fea2-11e9-afbd-c8b7a47d533e”>Despite a 29-point game from James Harden, the Rockets couldn’t overcome a horrendously-slow start on Sunday night in Miami. (Mark Brown/Getty Images) James Harden and company got off to […]

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Rockets general manager Daryl Morey calls Bucks ‘very likely’ to make NBA Finals

Rockets general manager Daryl Morey generated plenty of animosity by tweeting support for Hong Kong protesters, who are trying to maintain and expand their freedoms. China resented his stance. Many people around the NBA resented Morey jeopardizing the league’s financial interests in China. Now, Morey could find new enemies in Philadelphia. Morey was discussing Houston’s […]

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James Harden Scored 59 Points In A Crazy 159-158 Win Over The Wizards

The Wizards and Rockets meeting in the nation’s capital was far from the marquee game of the night in the world of sports. With Game 7 of the World Series happening between Washington and Houston teams, their respective fan bases were likely focused on the baseball game. However, the two teams produced one of the […]

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Mike D’Antoni not worried about being a lame duck: ‘It’s not going to change the way I coach’

Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni isn’t worried about coaching through the final year of his contract. Despite his lame-duck status, D’Antoni says not having a long-term deal won’t impact the way he’ll coach, according to USA Today. The 68-year-old D’Antoni has experienced plenty of success with the Rockets. Over the past three seasons, D’Antoni has compiled […]

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