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Report: Rockets shopping Dwight Howard

Just to make things interesting as the NBA’s trade deadline approaches, the Houston Rockets are reportedly reaching out to teams about potentially trading center Dwight Howard. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical has the report, citing league sources: “The Rockets are working with Howard’s agent, Dan Fegan, on possible destinations, league executives told The Vertical...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

J.B. Bickerstaff: Rockets Currently A Broken Team

The Houston Rockets enter the All-Star break with a sub-.500 record following their 116-103 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. "We're broken," Bickerstaff said. "It's that simple. We're a broken team, and we all need to use this break to figure out how we're going to impact change. If we don't want to impact change, then we need to be made aware of that, too, and we'll go in a different...
Via RealGM
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry can only use bad words to describe the Rockets' chemistry

If you gave Jason Terry a dime for every time the general public could think the Rockets had turned their season around, he'd least 50 cents. Houston, who started off poorly, had seemed to have hit its stride of late. And it went into Wednesday night's game against the Trail Blazers a half a game up on Portland for the No. 8 seed in the West.Now, that is no more. The Rockets...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale: James Harden being out of shape hurt Rockets early

Kevin McHale was dumped by the Houston Rockets 11 games into the season following a slow 4-7 start, even though he had reached the Western Conference finals the previous season. On Tuesday, the former Rockets coach appeared on TNT and said that James Harden being out of shape and Dwight Howard being unable to play and practice on back-to-back days contributed to the team’s poor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry best highlights from 35 points against Rockets

There have been many great basketball teams in the history of the sport but right now, the Golden State Warriors might be considered one of the best of all-time. Last night, the Warriors hosted the Houston Rockets and Stephen Curry put together another incredible performance with thirty-five points and nine assists. Check out some of his best highlights in the below compilation:...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry Outduels James Harden In Warriors Win

Stephen Curry had 35 points, nine assists and five rebounds to outlast MVP runner-up James Harden and the Rockets.Pushing the Warriors regular season record to an incredible 47 wins and their home streak of wins to an astounding 42 in a row. “We can definitely play better and just sustain our level of play and be more consistent over 48 minutes. It’s hard,” Curry said. ...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets’ top five teams in franchise history: number one

To be completely honest, the Houston Rockets this year have been subpar. Just when they seem to have gotten things under control, everything goes haywire and they crash. To cope with this season, I will be releasing an article daily counting down the top five Rockets teams in franchise history. There are many great eras, from Moses Malone’s to Hakeem Olajuwon’s, Tracy McGrady’s...
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Rockets make plays late to hand Suns 6th straight loss

PHOENIX -- Corey Brewer scored 24 points and Trevor Ariza 22 to lead the Houston Rockets to a 111-105 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Thursday night.The Rockets won despite a 4-for-19 shooting night by James Harden, who finished with 17 points, more than 10 under his average. Dwight Howard grabbed 16 rebounds in the 200th meeting between the teams.Archie Goodwin led the Suns with...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Battle of the Beards—James Harden Calls Post-Game Reporter 'Little Beard'

Houston Rockets guard James Harden is known for his long Euro-step, his cooking celebration after he drills a long 3,  and of course his humongous beard—but mostly his beard. So what happens when a post-game reporter sports a beard as strong as Harden's? After having a great night and leading the Rockets to a win after three losses in a row, Harden brought up swag in his post...
Via Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets expected to keep Ty Lawson past trade deadline

Just when it seemed like the Houston Rockets might be shopping point guard Ty Lawson, now they aren’t. Lawson has struggled on the court with Houston since coming over in a trade from the Denver Nuggets last summer, and he was suspended twice this season for two DWI arrests occurring last year. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reported last month the Rockets were trying to...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Stan Van Gundy blasts NBA over ‘Hack-a-Drummond’ strategy

Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy took the NBA to task for its role in how Andre Drummond was intentionally fouled so many times he took an astounding 36 free throws in Wednesday’s 123-114 victory over the Houston Rockets. And Van Gundy isn’t happy about it and holds the NBA directly responsible for it. “That's the game the league wants, so that’s what fans get...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Don't Sleep On The Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets have been playing their whole season on the verge. They have avoided falling into the abyss of mediocrity, but have also failed to match the brilliance they showed last season.It’s hard to believe the Rockets were below .500 only a few days ago. Any lineup strutting out James Harden, Dwight Howard, and Trevor Ariza should be in good shape. But alas, it is the...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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