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ESPN projects Rockets for top record in West

ESPN’s yearly NBA projections were released yesterday (ESPN Insider), in which they use their RPM (real plus-minus) model to predict the most likely outcome for the upcoming season, and the Houston Rockets are projected for the most wins in...

Ex-Rocket Zhou Qi back playing in China

Former Houston Rockets slenderman Zhou Qi, who was waived by the team in December of 2018, recently signed back with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers, according to Slam Online. The Tigers were the team he played on before heading to...

A TDS exclusive: Ben McLemore excited to join Rockets

On Tuesday, January 22, the Sacramento Kings walked off the floor of the Golden 1 Center in a 120-105 loss to the eventual NBA champions, the Toronto Raptors. It was their fourth loss in six tries, as the new...

10 Fun Facts About Houston’s Schedule

The NBA schedule release may not have the same je ne sais quoi as the NFL schedule release, but it does hold some importance. It’s more than just which teams plays who when. As we’ve seen in seasons past,...

Check here to see the full Rockets schedule!

Yesterday, the Rockets released their full 82-game schedule. We knew some games here and there from some schedule leaks, but now we have all 82 pieces of the puzzle together! We are only 72 days away from tipoff as the Rockets...

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Which Rockets title team was better?

With it being 25 years since the Houston Rockets last won an NBA title, it’s good time to take a look back at H-town’s two title teams and decide which one was better. 1993-1994 Rockets Starters: Kenny Smith Vernon Maxwell Robert Horry Otis Thorpe Hakeem Olajuwon Key...

P.J. Tucker expected to make Team USA cut

In just a week (Aug. 17) , the United States FIBA World Cup team will trim to its final roster of 12 players for the upcoming international tournament, and according to a report by the Washington Post, P.J. Tucker...

Russell Westbrook, Rockets to return to Oklahoma City January 9

Mark your calendars! Another piece of the Rockets’ schedule has been revealed, and we now know when Russell Westbrook will make his emotional return to the city he called home for a decade. The Rockets will visit the Thunder in Oklahoma...

New Faces From Old Places: Ben McLemore

Ben McLemore entered the NBA with the 7th pick of the 2013 Draft. The Kings utilized the pick on McLemore, who had one of the highest ceilings of the 2013 Draft class. However, six years later, McLemore has not lived...

Rockets represent on NBA.com’s All-Decade team

NBA.com released it’s All-Decade team this week, and the Houston Rockets are well-represented. But before we get into the list, here’s a note from the editors on the how the list was put together: To close this chapter in NBA...

P.J. Tucker beats Kyle Kuzma in three-point shooting contest

Anyone who has watched even a small bit of Houston Rockets basketball in recent seasons knows how effective P.J. Tucker has become as three-point shooter, particularly from the corners. It should come as no surprise then that Tucker won...

NBA Idle Speculation: Part 1: Adding More Fabulous Prizes

The dog star Sirius is in the sky. The days are hot. There’s only baseball, soccer in some form, and worse, much worse, going on in the world. Also, there’s no basketball. Well, there’s some sort of...

Rockets release 2019-2020 preseason schedule

The Houston Rockets release their five-game schedule for the 2019-2020 preseason, and, interestingly enough, two of those games won’t be played in North America. Before we get into the thick of it, I just “2020” and a variation of...

The Carmelo Anthony blame tour continues

It’s been nearly a year since his last game, but Carmelo Anthony is still trying to keep his career alive. On Friday, the future Hall-of-Famer appeared on ESPN’s First Take for an exclusive one-on-one interview with host, Stephen A....

Rockets to visit Warriors on Christmas Day

The Rockets’ 82-game schedule will be released in the near future, but we now know the logistics for one of those games. The Rockets will travel, possibly for the first time, to the Chase Center in San Francisco to take...

Rockets still dealing with Melo drama

It seems strange that we’re still talking about a guy who played only 10 games for the Houston Rockets a full eight months after his departure from the team, but I guess when it’s the late July/August NBA doldrums,...

James Harden’s JH-Town weekend scheduled for August 23-25

James Harden’s annual JH-Town weekend was announced for this summer, and it will be taking place from August 23-25 in Houston. Unlike years past, this year’s event will not feature a celebrity basketball game, but will instead feature a...

Rockets waive Deyonta Davis and Chris Chiozza

The Houston Rockets started trimming some of the edges of their roster last night, as The Athletic is reporting that the team waived center Deyonta Davis and guard Chris Chiozza. Davis was claimed off of waivers earlier this summer...

Report: Rockets to bring back Terrence Jones

The Houston Rockets and Terrence Jones saga is an interesting one. It’s not interesting in the sense that it’s fun or enticing or even that there are emotional stakes at hand. No, it’s interesting in the sense that there...

Important takeaways from Russell Westbrook’s press conference

The Houston Rockets began a new era in their rich history on Friday, as they introduced superstar point guard Russell Westbrook to the team. Along with James Harden and other members of the organization in attendance, Westbrook’s press conference...