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Important takeaways from Rockets’ preseason loss to the Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs held a 17-point led midway through the third quarter when LaMarcus Aldridge caught the ball down in the low-post. With an undersized P.J. Tucker defending him, Aldridge knocked down his 21st point of the game...

Rockets Best Clippers 102-93

A nationally televised game on ESPN’s big Wednesday night of basketball, with Jeff Van Gundy calling the game in his hometown. Two teams with identical records, the Rockets “struggling” to 7-3, while the Clippers have been “dominant”, if...

Rockets extend RFA offer to Danuel House, Nene declines player option

The Houston Rockets are making moves. They are minor ones, but it’s the calm before the storm begins. First, they sent free agent swingman Danuel House Jr. his qualifying offer, making him a restricted free agent, according to Kelly...

Report: Rockets, D’Antoni still working out contract extension details

By: Kelly Cohen | 26 minutes ago The back-and-forth between Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni and the team’s front office has been going on for some time now, as the two sides are looking to agree upon a new contract. D’Antoni, who...

Rockets not attending Stoudemire-Ellis workout is growth

Monday, former NBA players Amar’e Stoudemire and Monta Ellis, along with others, held a private workout in Las Vegas in hopes of possibly making a league comeback. 14 teams, nearly half the league, were in attendance to see what...

Report: Rockets will extend qualifying offer to Danuel House Jr.

By: Ky Carlin | 15 minutes ago The Rockets are expected to be busy this offseason. Houston is front and center involving rumors of where soon-to-be free agent Jimmy Butler will end up. There’s the question of who on the Rockets’ starting roster...

Rockets reportedly interested in Andre Iguodala, but Grizzlies won’t buy him out

It’s no surprise that three-time champion Andre Iguodala received plenty of buzz after he was traded from the Golden State Warriors to the Grizzlies. The Grizzlies have unloaded plenty of big contracts for older players this past year in...

Stephen A: James Harden, Jimmy Butler have been ‘talking’

By: Kelly Cohen | 23 minutes ago The grumblings of Jimmy Butler joining James Harden down in Houston are getting louder. A lot of chips would have to fall into place for the Rockets to acquire the forward, but one minor step is...

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...

How did the Rockets do in the ‘19-’20 GM Survey?

It’s that wonderful, magical time of the year again: the GM Survey has been released. It’s a time we get upset, call GMs stupid and biased, and instantly create bulletin board material anytime we disagree with something. All the...

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...

Rockets ink former #1 pick Anthony Bennett to non-guaranteed deal

According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Rockets have agreed to a deal with the 2013 top pick Anthony Bennett. Former No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett has agreed to a non-guaranteed deal with the Houston Rockets, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA...

Houston Rockets player Russell Westbrook is hailed as a hero in China after wearing...

Houston Rockets player Russell Westbrook is hailed as a hero in China after wearing a traditional Chinese coat to a press conference amid intensifying row between Beijing and the NBA over Hong Kong protests Westbrook had already expressed his...

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...

Stephen A says Chris Paul ‘wants out’ of Houston for 2019-20 season

By: Phillip Barnett | 10 minutes ago It was another season that ended at the hands of the Golden State Warriors for the Houston Rockets. Houston went down in the second round of the postseason with a prime opportunity to knock the...

Harden My Take Episode 29: Rockets Drop Season Opener

Host: Jeremy Brener, Rob Searles Jeremy Brener and Rob Searles talk about the Rockets’ opening night loss to the Bucks. Harden My Take is on iTunes: Click Here to Download. Click here for the direct RSS feed. Please rate and review the podcast...

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...

Eric Gordon expected back “roughly Christmas time”

It was announced about a week ago that Eric Gordon was going to miss approximately six weeks of action after undergoing a clean-up procedure on his knee, and it appears that timeline is still accurate, as he confirmed to...

Rockets vs. Thunder game thread

We’ve talked a lot already about tonight’s match up between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder, from AK’s usual preview to Coty’s breakdown of Chris Paul’s return to the Toyota Center, so we’re not going to get into...

Takeaways from Rockets’ Summer League victory over Kings

Like the old saying goes, “the third time’s a charm,” and for the Houston Rockets, no quote could have rung any truer. After dropping their last outing against the Portland Trail Blazers, the Rockets ended their two-game losing streak...

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...