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Rockets still deciding on load management for James Harden, Russell Westbrook

There’s been some rumors this season that the Houston Rockets have been considering some “load management” for both James Harden and Russell Westbrook, especially after Kawhi Leonard looked like the best player in the league during the Toronto Raptor’s...

Chris Paul: ‘I’m happy’ about being in Houston

By: Kelly Cohen | 1 hour ago Chris Paul is on-the-record denying that he wants a trade out of Houston. The Rockets point guard was in Los Angeles over the weekend celebrating the second annual “Go Hoop Day” when he made the comments. The...

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...

How the Rockets stack up in a revamped Western Conference

There are some out there who feel that the Houston Rockets are in danger of being left behind in the Western Conference. The Los Angeles Lakers made a big play in the offseason for Anthony Davis to pair alongside...

James Harden finishes second in MVP race for third time in five years

James Harden just missed out on back-to-back MVP awards after finishing second to Giannis Antetokounmpo in the 2018-2019 Most Valuable Player race. This might have been one of the toughest, if not the toughest, losses yet in an MVP...

Report: Relationship between James Harden, Chris Paul ‘unsalvageable’

By: Kelly Cohen | 6 minutes ago The reports of dysfunction within the Houston Rockets franchise continue to get worse and worse. Rumors have been afloat that James Harden and Chris Paul, the team’s two biggest stars, ended the season on a very...

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...

Dwyane Wade blasts Houston Rockets in defense of Carmelo Anthony

Dwyane Wade blasted the Houston Rockets on social media over their treatment of Carmelo Anthony. The Rockets are off to a disappointing 4-7 start to the season. There are several reasons for them stumbling out of the gate. The popular...

Rockets vs. Jazz Summer League game thread

Location: Cox Pavilion, Las Vegas, NV TV: ESPNU SBNation Blog: SLC Dunk The Rockets wrap up Summer League play tonight by taking on the Utah Jazz. Houston is coming off of their first win of the summer tourney, while the Jazz are...

Houston Rockets discussing Carmelo Anthony future with the team

The Houston Rockets and Carmelo Anthony are discussing his role with the team and how the franchise and the 10-time All-Star forward still might be able to proceed together for the rest of the season. Talks are ongoing, the sources...

Daryl Morey, Chris Paul push back on trade rumors

By: Kelly Cohen | 9 minutes ago Reports that the Houston Rockets are a disaster in every sense of the word seem to have not slowed down in recent weeks. Most recently, Yahoo Sports reported that the relationship between stars Chris Paul and...

Rockets still interested in Andre Iguodala, but hesitant to pay high price

It’s been a busy offseason for the Houston Rockets. First, they decided to bring back several of their primary bench players from last season in Austin Rivers, Danuel House Jr., and Gerald Green. Next, they swung a blockbuster deal...

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...

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 is the world’s 20th highest-paid athlete

By: Kelly Cohen | 3 hours ago James Harden is the world’s 20th highest-paid athlete, according to a new list released by Forbes. The 29-year-old guard’s pay is listed at $47.7 million, of which $30.7 million comes from his salary. The remaining $17...

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...

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...

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...

James Harden Historic run, Doesn’t even matter

James Harden has been having a historic run for the Houston Rockets.  He is scored over 30 points for the past 17 games.  The media is proclaiming him as the MVP favorite again, which is deservingly so because of...

Dwight Howard believes he should be in the Hall of Fame

By: Landon Buford | 2 minutes ago Last week, Dwight Howard was a guest on the red carpet of the New York premiere of “Shaft” and had some thoughts on his Hall of Fame status. Howard is currently a member of the Washington...

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...