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Rockets vs. Raptors game thread

Russell Westbrook makes his Houston Rockets debut this morning, as they team takes on the Toronto Raptors in the first of two contests against them for the NBA Japan Games. It’s a relief to get back to basketball after...

Rockets vs. Clippers – game thread

It’s a strange time for a Houston Rockets game, airing tonight at midnight CST on NBA-TV against the Los Angeles Clippers. The game’s being played in Honolulu, Hawaii, as AK mentioned in his preview earlier today. It’s the second of...

Rockets vs. Raptors game 2 thread

The Houston Rockets will finally wrap up their well-beyond-the-road road trip today, as they finish their two-game Japan series against the Toronto Raptors. I know it’s a super early game, but enjoy it while you can, Rockets fans. Your...

James Harden finishes ninth in ESPN MVP prediction

As Houston Rockets fans, we’re all pretty familiar with the term “gaslighting,” which is when a person attempts to manipulate you into questioning your reality and/or your sanity. We’ve been pointing out that there’s an obvious anti-Rockets, and in...

Daryl Morey sets off international incident with tweet

It took me a little while to get a post up in regards to this breaking news. I certainly realize that you guys have all been discussing this in the Austin Rivers player preview (he’s about to look reaaallly...

Rockets 2019-2020 player preview: Gerald Green

Last Friday, inside The Post Hotel in Houston, Gerald Green said his top goal for the year is to lead all reserves in three-point field goals made. For Green, it’s a goal that was inspired by a disappointing end...

Happy 30th birthday to James Harden

It’s the big 3-0 for arguably the second-greatest Houston Rockets player of all time (and let’s be honest, he’s either ranked two or three depending how you rate Moses Malone’s time in H-town), so happy birthday to the bearded...

Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs game preview

The Houston Rockets held open practice on Monday, hoping to stir up excitement about the upcoming season. The team even lucked out a bit in that the Astros were out of town and it was an off day for...

Gerald Green now expected out for the season

The Houston Rockets and Gerald Green received some bad news earlier this week about Green missing several months of action with a broken foot, and now that news has gone from bad to worse. Shams Charania, who had the original...

Rockets 2019-2020 player previews: Isaiah Hartenstein

Isaiah Hartenstein won the G-League Finals MVP last season for leading the Rio Grande Valley Vipers to their third championship, and many hoped that could be a springboard to bigger and better things this year with the Rockets. The...

Rockets sign Ryan Anderson to partially guaranteed deal

The Houston Rockets are two days away from the start of training camp, and even though we thought they were done making additions, they made a move today to bring back an old face. According to Shams Charania of...

Checking in on the Rockets’ young prospects

Following the release of Chris Chiozza and Deyonte Davis earlier this month, the Rockets’ roster is once again desperately strapped for young upside. That reality is understandable for a championship-or-bust team such as Houston. But with an ungodly amount...

Rockets pick up the intensity: Notes from day two of training camp

The Houston Rockets held their final practice of the 2019 training camp inside the Toyota Center on Sunday. On the heels of their preseason opener against the Shanghai Sharks, Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni took this opportunity to get...

Rockets sign Thabo Sefolosha to veteran’s minimum deal

The Houston Rockets had a cadre of veterans at their unofficial mini-camp in Vegas, and now it appears at least one of them will be joining the party when official camp starts, as Marc Stein is reporting that the...

Rockets 2019-2020 player previews: Russell Westbrook

We can only hope this player preview of the the controversial-in-hoops Russell Westbrook does not go the way of the Austin Rivers preview. To that end, it will “stick to basketball” in the vague, ambling, way you’ve come...

Rockets claim Ray Spalding off waivers

The Houston Rockets had room for one more camp body after waiving Anthony Bennett due to a knee injury, so it was announced yesterday by Shams Charania that they’ve claimed 6’10” forward Ray Spalding off of free agency waivers. The...

Check out Jeremy Brener’s appearance on the Kings Pulse Podcast!

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James Harden makes huge donation to city of Houston

James Harden’s philanthropy is well-known. He just gave away $10,000 a few weeks ago to a needy family in the Bahamas, he had a fairly substantial donation after Hurricane Harvey, and he puts a couple kids through college every...

Nene’s contract to exclude $7.6M bonuses

The NBA and NBA Players’ Association have altered the nature behind Nene’s newly-signed 2-year, $20 million deal. The NBA and Players Association has made ruling on Nene’s two-year, $20M deal to return to Rockets: Contract will keep its $2.6M base...

Houston Rockets interested in making a trade for Jimmy Butler

The Houston Rockets are now in the mix along with a few other teams to land All Star Jimmy Butler. After reports surfaced that the disgruntled Butler requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, rumors began to fly with speculation...

Rockets 2019-2020 player previews: Nene

There are two Nene stories for the upcoming Rockets season. One, is the story of Nene the wise, aging, yet still youthfully intimidating, backup center for the Houston Rockets. Two is the story of Nene the Contract....