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Rockets launch 22 threes in 130-107 rout over Magic

The Rockets are leaving Central Florida all smiles after a 130-107 win over the Magic. In the contest, the Rockets splashed 22-39 threes, good for 56.4 percent, which is a season-high for the squad. The headliner comes from James Harden, who...

Game thread: Rockets vs. Magic

Location: Amway Center, Orlando, FL TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Magic SBNation Blog: Orlando Pinstriped Post Projected Starting Lineups Houston: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House Jr., P.J. Tucker, Clint...

Upcoming Spurs rematch is the ultimate revenge game for Rockets

The Houston Rockets have such a rare and unique revenge game ahead of them against the San Antonio Spurs on Monday. As you know, and as you’ve heard about a million times by now, one of the worst calls...

Houston Rockets vs. Orlando Magic game preview

The Rockets are 3-2 in December, and all five games have been tight affairs late in the fourth quarter. Tonight, we’re likely in for another close game as the Rockets head to Orlando to take on a Magic squad...

FanPulse results: Luka an MVP? And a special Rockets question

This weeks’ FanPulse results are in, and we have a series of intriguing questions for you, including our first individualized Rockets-related poll. First up is our national poll, which tried to gauge the full effect of Lukamania. ...

James Harden’s 55 pushes Rockets past Cavaliers

James Harden’s back might be a little sore tonight after carrying the entire Rockets team to a 116-110 victory against the Cavaliers. Harden posted 55 points on 20-34 shooting in a stellar offensive performance. The Rockets and Cavs kept pace in...

Rockets vs. Cavaliers game thread

Location: Rocket Mortgage Field House, Cleveland, OH TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Cavs SB Nation Blog: Fear the Sword There’s not much to say about tonight other than this...

Rockets have ‘serious interest’ in Robert Covington

According to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, the Rockets have ‘serious interest’ in acquiring Robert Covington from the Minnesota Timberwolves. With a decent amount of the NBA becoming trade-eligible December 15, general managers across the league are officially lining up deals...

Tyson Chandler, Austin Rivers out against Cavaliers with illness

The Houston Rockets will be traveling light to Cleveland on Wednesday, as they will be without backups Austin Rivers and Tyson Chandler. It was revealed on Tuesday morning that neither Rivers or Chandler will be on the plane to Ohio...

Houston Rockets vs. Cleveland Cavaliers game preview

I’m tempted to keep this extra short because you really should be reading Xiane’s piece about how Mike D’Antoni has changed the NBA. It’s predictably great, and as always, Xiane says everything I want to say but does so...

The Man Who Remade The NBA

Quick, tell me how do the Houston Rockets play offense? High pick and roll. Multiple shooters spread on the perimeter. Emphasis on ball movement around the 3pt arc, rather than player movement. Drives to the basket off the pick...

Report: Mike D’Antoni’s chances of returning to Rockets next season are “slim”

Just a few months after a lengthy, very dramatic contract dispute this offseason, Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni finds himself among rumors yet again. According to Sam Amick and John Hollinger of the The Athletic, a source close...

Rockets suffer heartbreaking loss at the buzzer to Kings

In what could be his best game of the season so far, Russell Westbrook came one second away from recording his first game-winning basket as a Rocket. With the game tied at 118 apiece, Westbrook scored a layup to...

Rockets suffer heartbreaking loss at the buzzer to the Kings

In what could be his best game of the season so far, Russell Westbrook came one second away from recording his first game-winning basket as a Rocket. With the game tied at 118 apiece, Westbrook scored a layup to...

Rockets vs Kings game thread

Location: Toyota Center, Houston TX TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Kings SB Nation Blog: Sactown Royalty Projected Starting Lineups Kings: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House, P.J. Tucker, Clint...

Rockets’ protest of Spurs game denied by NBA

Well, there you have it. The NBA acknowledged that they made a mistake in the game between the Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs on December 3, but they don’t plan to do anything about it. Here’s the full...

Confidence and comfortability leads to turnaround for Ben McLemore

Ben McLemore’s latest stretch of games is a testament of how far the sharpshooting guard from Kansas has come since his days with the Sacramento Kings. During Houston’s six-point victory over the Phoenix Suns, McLemore scored 27 of the Rockets’...

Houston Rockets vs. Sacramento Kings game preview

The Sacramento Kings came into the season with playoff aspirations. After finishing ninth in the Western Conference last season, they brought in a lot of pieces that were intriguing. Richaun Holmes, Trevor Ariza, and Cory Joseph would be the...

James Harden’s hot hand freezes Suns in 115-109 win

The Rockets are happy campers Saturday night after their 115-109 win over the Suns. It was a back and forth affair between Houston and Phoenix in a game with 10 ties and eight lead changes. The Suns began the game with...

Game thread: Suns vs. Rockets

Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Suns SBNation Blog: Bright Side of The Sun Projected Starting Lineups Phoenix: Ricky Rubio, Devin Booker, Kelly Oubre Jr., Dario...

Houston Rockets vs. Phoenix Suns game preview

The Houston Rockets are coming off their most impressive win of the season against the Toronto Raptors and face the upstart Phoenix Suns tonight in their return to the Toyota Center. The Suns started 5-2 with victories over the...