1. Clint Capela Will Fill Void Left by Dwight Howard

    HOUSTON  —  When it comes to describing NBA big men, the conversation invariably turns to physical attributes, punctuated by terms like length, build, weight, wingspan and, of course, height...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 4 months ago 3,287 reads 18 comments

  2. Think You Know James Harden? He and the Rockets Are About to Change Your Mind

    Sometimes we pull back a little from the world. It's not so much closing ourselves off as it is turning away from eye contact and leaning out of conversation, ignoring that thoughtful ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 4 months ago 72,788 reads 70 comments

  3. 2016-17 NBA Season Predictions for Each Houston Rockets Player

    According to margin of victory, the revamped Houston Rockets have been the NBA ’s best team during the preseason, clobbering opponents by an average of 14.7 points, per NBA...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 7,717 reads 34 comments

  4. Rockets Insider: Can Eric Gordon Recapture His Star Potential in Houston?

    HOUSTON — "Health is wealth" is more than just a proverb for Eric Gordon. It's what he's hoping will be a new way of basketball life now that he's suiting up for the Houston Rockets ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 4 months ago 11,297 reads 15 comments

  5. Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley had been dealing with left-knee irritation throughout the preseason and underwent surgery on Oct. 25, per Calvin Watkins o f ESPN. However, he will return on Thursday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 11,559 reads 27 comments

  6. Rockets' Bobby Brown Apologizes for Writing Name on Great Wall of China

    Houston Rockets guard Bobby Brown apologized for inscribing his name and jersey number on the Great Wall of China. As part of the NBA 's Global Games China series, the Houston Rockets recently played the New Orleans in both Beijing and Shanghai...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 15,321 reads 14 comments

  7. Kevin McHale Discusses James Harden Moving to Point Guard

    Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni has said James Harden will be his team's full-time point guard this season, but former Rockets boss Kevin McHale is still questioning the bearded superstar's floor general credentials...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 16,796 reads 27 comments

  8. Predicting Houston Rockets' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

    James Harden , having assumed the leadership of the Houston Rockets , has been more involved in mentoring his teammates. He organized a players-only minicamp, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 11,174 reads 33 comments

  9. Houston Rockets Notebook: James Harden's Plan to Shut Up the Haters

    The ongoing character assassination of James Harden , former All- NBA player, still doesn't sit well with anyone in the Houston Rockets organization...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 12,832 reads 53 comments

  10. Houston Rockets Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    James Harden took Dwight Howard 's screen and pulled up at the left-side elbow. Howard rolled to the basket and started his leap, expecting Harden's pass for what would have been a perfect alley-oop...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 4,802 reads 14 comments

  11. James Harden Will Play as Houston Rockets' Full-Time Point Guard

    For the last couple of years, James Harden has essentially served as the Houston Rockets ' point guard. Now he has the title to back it up...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 5 months ago 50,420 reads 106 comments

  12. Yao Ming's Jersey to Be Retired by Rockets: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Rockets plan to retire the jersey of recent Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Yao Ming during the team's nationally televised game against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday, Feb...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 5 months ago 4,748 reads 12 comments

  13. Houston Rockets 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Houston Rockets enter training camp following an offseason with far more changeover than last year: Dwight Howard is gone, and both the team and the player may be happier as a result...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 5,531 reads 13 comments

  14. Can Mike D'Antoni Fix the Houston Rockets? Not by Himself

    There are no bigger spotlights in the NBA than the flickering, paparazzi-like flashes aimed at the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 26,462 reads 60 comments

  15. Donatas Motiejunas: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Rockets PF

    The Houston Rockets extended a one-year, $3.4 million qualifying offer to Donatas Motiejunas in June, but the Lithuanian big man has yet to sign the tender, leaving his status in flux ahead of the 2016-17 NBA season...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 32,889 reads 31 comments

  16. Patrick Beverley Says James Harden Will Win MVP, Lead Rockets to NBA Finals

    James Harden might have his doubters, but his Houston Rockets teammates have plenty of faith in him. Patrick Beverley knows firsthand how good Harden can be after spending the last four years playing alongside him in the backcourt...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 6 months ago 22,781 reads 56 comments

  17. Rockets 2016-17 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

    The Houston Rockets have a whole new feel in 2016-17. For starters, the Rockets hired Mike D'Antoni to be their head coach, and he'll bring his up-tempo, high-scoring offensive philosophy to Houston...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 4,637 reads 15 comments

  18. James Harden Says He and Kanye West Will Design a Shoe Together

    Yeezy 'bout to be jumping with James Harden . The Houston Rockets star guard confirmed he would be teaming up with Kanye West to design a shoe, although the pair has yet to have official conversations...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 7 months ago 8,557 reads 30 comments

  19. Moses Malone Jr. Allegedly Assaulted over Criticism of James Harden

    Moses Malone Jr., son of Basketball Hall of Famer Moses Malone, alleged Thursday that four men attacked and robbed him last month because of a critical comment he made regarding Houston Rockets guard James Harden ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 45,334 reads 93 comments

  20. James Harden Comments on Rockets, Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon

    Despite a disappointing 2015-16 campaign, James Harden hasn't wavered regarding his belief the Houston Rockets are headed in the right direction...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 18,334 reads 107 comments

  21. Report Card Grades for Each Houston Rockets 2016 Free-Agent Signing

    The Houston Rockets offseason is reminiscent of the famous Saturday Night Live " Cowbell " sketch, a fictional reenactment of Blue Oyster Cult recording "(Don’t Fear) the Reaper ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 11,951 reads 41 comments

  22. Pablo Prigioni Reportedly to Sign with Rockets: Contract Details, Reaction

    Pablo Prigioni is headed back to the Houston Rockets . According to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski , Prigioni and the Rockets agreed to terms on a two-year deal Wednesday evening...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 9,224 reads 38 comments

  23. Gary Payton II Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Recovery from Hernia Surgery

    Houston Rockets rookie point guard Gary Payton II is reportedly set to have surgery for a sports hernia in the near future. Continue for updates. Payton's Status Uncertain With Surgery Looming Tuesday, July 12 Calvin Watkins of ESPN...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 months ago 6,275 reads 14 comments

  24. James Harden Releases Letter to Rockets Fans After Signing Contract Extension

    James Harden agreed to a four-year, $118 million contract renegotiation with the Houston Rockets on Saturday, and the star shooting guard took time to pen a letter to the fanbase ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 113,490 reads 164 comments

  25. Nene to Rockets: Latest Contract Details and Reaction

    Despite myriad injuries that have eroded his effectiveness, Nene isn't ready to walk away from the NBA after the Houston Rockets announced a deal with the veteran big man on Wednesday...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 8 months ago 32,283 reads 101 comments