Tag: Rockets

Report: Russell Westbrook restructured contract to facilitate trade

Russell Westbrook’s contract seemed to be a major albatross as his former Oklahoma City Thunder team was looking to trade him earlier this summer.

Ranking NBA Christmas Day games by appeal

The NBA reportedly released its schedule for Christmas Day this upcoming season. That holiday has been synonymous with basketball over the past several years.

LOOK: Russell Westbrook in a Rockets jersey is all sorts of weird

Former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook played his first 11 NBA seasons in an Oklahoma City Thunder uniform. In fact, his rookie...

Clippers inquired about trading for James Harden, per report

Before the Los Angeles Clippers were able to build a super team by acquiring Paul George in a trade and signing Kawhi Leonard, the team...

WATCH: James Harden embarrasses poor kid at basketball camp

After one kid called out Houston Rockets star James Harden's step back on Friday, Harden made sure the next kid that challenged him learned the...

WATCH: James Harden pushes back against report of rift with Chris Paul

The Houston Rockets’ blockbuster trade to acquire Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder earlier this month had so many backstories.

WATCH: Kid tells James Harden his step back is a travel

Among the many things Houston Rockets guard James Harden is known for, his classic step back move is one of the most iconic things about...

10 NBA stars facing the most pressure in 2019-20

Now that most of the pieces have been moved during what has been a frantic summer around the NBA, it’s time to look forward to...

Knicks had no interest in trading for Russell Westbrook, per report

The New York Knicks struck out big time during free agency, failing to add any of the top-end players. It led...

LOOK: Rockets officially welcome Russell Westbrook to the team

The Houston Rockets made waves last week when they acquired former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook from the Oklahoma City Thunder. Said...
Caption: Nov 16, 2016; Oklahoma City, OK, USA; Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) and Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) react after a play against the Houston Rockets during the fourth quarter at Chesapeake Energy Arena. Mandatory Credit: Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports

Five NBA Christmas Day games we’d love to see

Christmas Day isn’t just a holiday celebrated by billions across the world. It has become the unofficial NBA holiday. Recent years...

Report: Rockets sign former No. 1 pick Anthony Bennett

More than six years after being drafted with the No. 1 overall pick, Anthony Bennett is coming back to the NBA and joining the Houston...
Jan 5, 2017; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) hugs Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) after the Rockets defeated the City Thunder at Toyota Center. Houston Rockets won 118 to 116. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

WATCH: James Harden talks about Russell Westbrook blockbuster trade

As has been the case throughout this summer, the NBA didn't disappoint Thursday evening. Seemingly out of the blue, the Oklahoma City Thunder traded former...

Winners and losers from Russell Westbrook blockbuster

What has been an eventful summer around the NBA world took another turn Thursday evening when the Oklahoma City Thunder sent Russell Westbrook to the...

Report: Russell Westbrook traded to Rockets for Chris Paul, first-round picks

In an NBA offseason filled with blockbuster moves, the Oklahoma City Thunder and Houston Rockets reportedly delivered another on Thursday night in a stunning swap...

Rockets looking to trade for Andre Igoudala, per report

The Houston Rockets have not necessarily had a successful first several days of free agency. General manager Daryl Morey and Co....

Rockets’ Clint Capela’s car vandalized days after playoff loss

The Houston Rockets are still reeling from a loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Semifinals. Everything seemed...

Kings could land Clint Capela as part of Jimmy Butler sign-and-trade?

The Houston Rockets reportedly really want to add Jimmy Butler to create a three-headed backcourt monster with James Harden and Chris Paul. In order to...

LOOK: Rockets’ James Harden stopped by police in China

As the rest of the NBA world prepares for free agency, MVP runner-up James Harden is doing his thing in China.

10 burning questions heading into NBA free agency

The “long” wait is now over. A mere two weeks after the Toronto Raptors won their first ever NBA title, free agency is slated to...
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Rockets offering up trio of players in attempt to land Jimmy Butler

The Houston Rockets are reportedly prioritizing Jimmy Butler this summer. Pretty much up against the luxury tax, the only way general manager Daryl Morey and...

Rockets’ ‘first priority’ in free agency is sign-and-trade for Jimmy Butler, per report

The Houston Rockets reportedly want to team Chris Paul and James Harden up with Jimmy Butler in a sign-and-trade scenario, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported on...

10 NBA players on the trade block following the draft

Last week’s NBA Draft set the stage for what promises to be an active offseason around the league. We already know how things might have...

Rockets think they have a chance to sign Jimmy Butler, per report

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has made it known on more than one occasion this offseason that he wants to add a third star...