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Clint Capela out 4-6 weeks after thumb surgery for Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets center Clint Capela underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb Thursday and will be out 4-to-6 weeks. Capela’s surgery was done by Dr. Steven Shin in Los Angeles. Clint Capela started Houston’s first 42 games...

Harden My Take episode 27: Launching into training camp

Host: Jeremy Brener, Max Croes Jeremy Brener and Max Croes talk about the Rockets’ expectations heading into training camp for the upcoming season. Harden My Take is on iTunes: Click Here to Download. Click here for the direct RSS feed. Please rate and...

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...

Lebron James seems to be opening up about Carmelo Anthony joining Lakers

Last month in Orlando, LeBron said it wasn’t a question for him if Carmelo Anthony should join the Lakers. Tonight, he said he would love if the opportunity presents itself, and “obviously there’s some things that need to be...

Carmelo Anthony will be used as 4 with Houston Rockets

The pressing question about the Houston Rockets is how coach Mike D’Antoni intends to fit Carmelo Anthony into the team’s lineup. On Friday, D’Antoni offered a clue. He said that Anthony and P.J. Tucker likely wouldn’t share much time together,...

James Harden loses MVP award to Giannis Antetokounmpo

By: Kelly Cohen | 6 minutes ago The reigning MVP failed to make it a two-peat on Monday night. James Harden lost the MVP award to Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo. The Greek Freak took home the award and was physically at the awards...

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...

All about James Harden 50-point triple-double

James Harden carried the sub-.500 Houston Rockets to a much-needed win at home against the Los Angeles Lakers Thursday night, as Houston beat L.A. 126-111 in a game that was tight up until the last few minutes. It was a...

Rajon Rondo spitting on Chris Paul Video

Rajon Rondo spitting on Chris Paul video has surfaced and made its way to the NBA offices for review.  They will be evaluating a video shot courtside that appears to capture Los Angeles Lakers guard Rajon Rondo spitting into the...

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Clippers game preview

Chris Paul’s two most recent teams meet today (tonight?) in Honolulu, Hawaii. The game tips off at midnight CT Friday morning. The Rockets will then travel to Tokyo to take on the Toronto Raptors for a 2-game set with...

Chris Paul says goodbye to Rockets via social media

Nearly two weeks after he was dealt to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for Russell Westbrook, Chris Paul finally broke his silence to share his thoughts about his departure from the Houston Rockets. In an Instagram post Wednesday...

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,...

Important takeaways from Rockets media day

Championship. Championship. Championship. The goal of winning a title is what every team hopes to accomplish, but only few can achieve. And with the NBA season less than a month away, several teams around The Association have their eyes...

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...

James Harden to make Manila return on June 26

By: Kelly Cohen | 11 minutes ago James Harden heading to the Philippines later this month, his third trip to the country. Harden, the reigning NBA MVP, will make his first appearance at adidas Philippines’ “Free To Harden Freestyle Hub” at the SMX...

Rockets release Summer League roster and schedule

It’s that time of year. NBA Summer League starts later this week in Las Vegas, getting kicked off on July 5 at the Thomas and Mack Center at UNLV. This year, the Chinese National Team and the Croatian National Team...

James Harden now part of Houston Dynamo and Dash ownership group

James Harden is from California, but it’s no secret that Houston has adopted him as one of their own. The Beard loves H-town, and Houston gives him the love right back. He’s the best basketball player in the city...

Houston Rockets vs. Toronto Raptors game preview

The Houston Rockets as a franchise are dealing with international controversy at the moment, but the Houston Rockets as a basketball team have a game on Tuesday morning in Tokyo, Japan. I don’t want to get into the political aspects...

Ben McLemore has a last chance in Houston

After four frustratingly inefficient years in Sacramento, the Memphis Grizzlies “second drafted” Ben McLemore in 2017 with hopes that their eco-system could spark a development arc that had seemingly plateaued. It didn’t. Now, two years and another forgettable stint...

How Russell Westbrook in Houston can work

Now that everything is official, it’s high-time to analyze how exactly the antithesis of analytical basketball, Russell Westbrook, fits into arguably the most statistically driven organization in sports. Despite many analysts arguing that this acquisition portends the end of an...

Heat ‘expected’ to talk with Rockets about Chris Paul trade

By: Phillip Barnett | 4 hours ago The Houston Rockets ended the 2018-19 NBA season in rather disappointing fashion. After tying the Golden State Warriors with two wins each in the second round of the NBA Playoffs, the team fell apart in...