Tag: Houston Rockets

Report: Dwight Howard unhappy; Trade for Hassan Whiteside possible

Dwight Howard is reportedly unhappy with his role on the Houston Rockets, and the team's struggles could lead the franchise to trade the former All-Star center before...
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Report: Houston Rockets targeting Suns’ Morris for possible trade

The Houston Rockets have reportedly expressed interest in trading for Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris, sources told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. The Rockets are looking for help after a...
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James Harden wants to play fewer minutes

The Houston Rockets need to make some adjustments, and shooting guard James Harden has a change in mind for himself, especially if the expectations for him aren't lowered. Jonathan...
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Rockets plan to stick with interim coach for entire 2015-16 season

The Houston Rockets made the biggest early-season move when they fired head coach Kevin McHale, but the team plans to give J.B. Bickerstaff the reins for the rest of...
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Most disappointing NBA teams in first week of season

Look, James Harden. I'm not mad, I'm just disappointed. The MVP-caliber shooting guard leads the Houston Rockets, but he guided them down a losing path during the first week...
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Stephen Curry on Rockets: I guess I have to play defense

Houston Rockets point guard Ty Lawson thought Stephen Curry was just "chillin'" on defense during the 2015 playoffs and essentially promised to change that this season, but the...
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James Harden must stop wearing Nike shoes on Oct. 1

James Harden signed a $200 million endorsement deal with Adidas that officially begins on Oct. 1, at which time the Houston Rockets shooting guard must stop wearing...

James Harden signs $200 million sponsorship deal with Adidas

Adidas has won the bidding war to sponsor Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden and his magnificent beard. According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, Adidas lured Harden away from...

Report: James Harden received $200 million offer to join Adidas

James Harden is undoubtedly one of the NBA's leading men, and Adidas is reportedly seeking to give him the kind of endorsement deal reserved only for those...

Warriors Survive Late Rockets Surge, Earn 2-0 Lead in Western Conference Finals

Thursday at Oracle Arena, Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden found everything he wanted—except the game-winning shot. Harden torched the Golden State Warriors for 38 points, 10 rebounds,...
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Houston Rockets vs. Golden State Warriors: 3 Biggest Keys to Game 1

The No. 2-seeded Houston Rockets will enter the vaunted Oracle Arena looking to spring an upset on the Golden State Warriors, who finished the regular season with...

NBA Playoffs: Top 5 Storylines for the Conference Finals

Then there were four. With the conference finals about to kick off around the NBA world, this year presents us with a bunch of new stars ready...
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NBA Teams in Desperate Need of New Uniforms

The NBA playoffs are now underway, which means the league will have some exciting times between the sidelines during the next few weeks. Off the court, however, some...

2015 NBA Playoffs Preview and Predictions: Saturday, April 18

Are you ready for the most important time of the basketball season? The opening day of the first round in the 2015 NBA playoffs begins on Saturday, April 18,...

Complete 2015 NBA Playoffs Preview, Predictions for Western Conference

After a long 82-game NBA schedule, eight Western Conference teams will vie for an opportunity to earn a trip to the Finals. From the near record-breaking Golden State...

Power Ranking the Top 5 NBA Title Contenders

Less than a handful of games remain before the NBA's second season. The playoffs tip-off on Saturday April 18th, and for the first time in nearly half...
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Report: Houston Rockets Forward Donatas Motiejunas Out for Season

The Houston Rockets recently lost point guard Patrick Beverley for the remainder of the 2015 season, and Kevin McHale's team just took another significant hit. According to Sam Amick of USA...
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Report: Houston Rockets Guard Patrick Beverley Out for the Season

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley will miss the rest of the season and the playoffs after opting for surgery to repair ligament damage in his left wrist. https://twitter.com/Jonathan_Feigen/status/582595965145608192 Beverley...

Dwight Howard to Start Tonight for the Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is ready to return to action Wednesday night, head coach Kevin McHale says. https://twitter.com/jennydialcreech/status/580775639936049153 Howard has not played since suffering a knee injury in...

Taking a Closer at James Harden’s 50-Point Outburst

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden exploded for a career-high 50 points Thursday night in a 118-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets. But the bigger story was how the MVP candidate reached the half-century mark,...

NBA’s Top 5 Teams Entering the Second Half

The second half of the NBA season is about to get going. With so many elite-level teams out there, it's hard to pick out who are the...

Top 5 NBA MVP Candidates Midway Through the Season

It's always nice to see new names mentioned among the top players in the NBA. And about halfway through the 2014-2015 season, some of the best players...

Top NBA MVP Contenders Through the First Month

We are about 20 games into the NBA season, which means we can start to tell which teams are for real and which teams are just pretenders....

Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard Have Words After Spat

Who didn't see this coming? With all the talking that has occurred in the lead up to the regular season opener between the Los Angeles Lakers and...