With rumors of Mike Woodson’s coaching demise swirling, ESPN pulls Jeff Van Gundy from Wednesday’s broadcastUpdated 1 hour ago Share Tweet
Famously, former Knicks and Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy won’t speak with nor comment on coaching jobs midseason, or any other time an incumbent coach is still with a team pre-firing. That policy stems from the spring of 1999, when MSG openly courted fr…
The Rockets Wish Dwight Howard A Happy Birthday With Silly StringUpdated Dec 9 (2 days ago) Share TweetOne of the craziest things about Dwight Howard, is the fact he only turned 28 yesterday. As part of his birthday celebration, Howard’s old team, the Orlando Magic, stopped by the Toyota Center in Houston to take on Howard’s Rockets. Howard scored 20 poi…
The NBA’s 10 Best BackcourtsUpdated Dec 6 (5 days ago) Share TweetInjuries and underwhelming play have completely changed the dynamics of this list. You’re used to seeing backcourts like the Deron Williams-Joe Johnson duo in Brooklyn or the Steve Nash-Kobe Bryant tandem in Los Angeles or Oklahoma City’s pair in Russel…Share TweetThe Houston Rockets are telling rival teams that they intend to trade disgruntled center Omer Asik by Dec. 19, according to sources familiar with the team's plans.Share TweetEric Bledsoe had 20 points and seven assists to lead Phoenix to a 97-88 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night that snapped the Suns' two-game losing streak.
Ten Before Tip: News for Wednesday night's actionUpdated Dec 4 (7 days ago) Share Tweet? Rockets forward Chandler Parsons will miss his second game in a row with back spasms Wednesday, when Houston looks to extend its home winning streak to seven games against the Suns.Share TweetMarvin Williams scored five points in the final two minutes, Gordon Hayward broke out of a shooting slump to score 29 points and the Utah Jazz earned their first back-to-back wins of the season with a 109-103 victory over the Houston Rockets on Monday.
Parsons sits out against Jazz with back spasmsUpdated Dec 2 Share TweetRockets' forward Chandler Parsons, Houston's second-leading scorer, is sitting out against the Utah Jazz with a sore back.Share Tweet? Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said Tony Parker will play in tonight's game against the Rockets (12-5). Parker missed Friday's game against Orlando with a mild ankle sprain. In his place, Cory Joseph played well for the Spurs (14-2), scoring 13 points, ad…Share TweetThe Rockets handed the Spurs their first home loss of the season, holding on in San Antonio to win their fifth straight.Source: CNNSI.com
Stunning Russell Westbrook OT Game-Winner After Curry DuelUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetIn a thrilling game last night between the Dubs and Thunder, Russell Westbrook sank a game-winner with 0.1 seconds left in overtime. Russ usually makes our jaws drop every time he steamrolls through a defense for a hard-charging transition bucket, but i…
Chandler Parsons Perfect From Three; Dwight Howard With Post-Game Robot VideobombUpdated Nov 30 Share TweetBefore last night, Rockets 6-9 forward Chandler Parsons, was shooting 31.7 percent from beyond the three-point arc, well below last year’s mark of 38.5. After the game, he was back above the league average from deep and the Rockets had a well-rounded 11…Share TweetAll-Star Chris Paul strained his right hamstring during the Clippers 93-80 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday and is out for tonight's contest, according to coach Doc Rivers. There is no official word on how many games Paul will miss. Fourth-…
Nets' Lopez back after missing seven gamesUpdated Nov 29 Share TweetBrooklyn Nets center Brook Lopez will play in Friday night's game against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center. Power forward Kevin Garnett (rest) will not play.
Yao Ming is beginning his third year at college, with a packed lunch in handUpdated Nov 29 Share TweetThis is so fantastic. Former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is three years removed from his last game as an NBA player, and four and a half years removed from his last All-Star game as a dominant force in the pivot, but that hasn’t stopped him from att…Source: yahoo.com
Rockets guard Lin (knee) to miss 2 weeksUpdated Nov 29 Share TweetHouston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin will miss two with a right knee sprain, the team announced Friday on its Twitter feed.
Rockets' Harden misses third straight gameUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetJames Harden was out for the third straight game with a sore left foot when Houston hosted Atlanta.
Rockets turn a seeming strength in rebounding into a glaring weaknessUpdated Nov 27 Share TweetPairing Dwight Howard and Omer Asik seemed to make so much sense. So why has it gone terribly?Source: CNNSI.com
The Rockets again try to sing ‘I Have a Little Dreidel,’ again delightfully don’t quite nail it (Video)Updated Nov 27 Share TweetWith Hanukkah beginning Wednesday night — as you might have heard, its start overlaps with Thanksgiving this year — the Houston Rockets decided to revisit one of last holiday season's nicest surprises — their ambitious attempt to have players learn and …
Chandler Parsons Ruins Another Amazing Kevin Love Outlet PassUpdated Nov 24 Share TweetMinnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love has become one of our favorite players to watch this season. And it’s not just the three-point range, the rebounds, the passing (career high 4.5 APG), or the league-leading win shares (3.1). No, it’s those glori…Share TweetJames Harden will miss Houston's game against Minnesota on Saturday night with a sore left foot.
Cuban deemed Morey's Dirk inquiry a tauntUpdated Nov 22 Share TweetMark Cuban considered the trade inquiry from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to be a taunt.
NBA Top PlaysDec 8Check out the top plays from Sunday in the NBA.
Howard Helps Rockets Beat MagicDec 8Dwight Howard scored 20 points and grabbed 22 rebounds to help the Rockets beat the Magic on his 28th birthday.
Rockets Storm Past WarriorsDec 6The Rockets held the Warriors to a season-low 35.5 percent from the field en route to a 105-83 win.
Bledsoe, Suns Top RocketsDec 4Eric Bledsoe scored 20 points as the Suns ended a two-game slide with a 97-88 in over the Rockets.
Daily Dime: Heat and Pacers renew rivalryDec 10This could end up as the first of 10 games between the Heat and Pacers
Danny Granger of Indiana Pacers hopes to return this weekDec 10Danny Granger has only played five games over the last two seasons for the Indiana Pacers but he's hoping to make his return this week.
Ian Thomsen: Talent gap widens with Rudy Gay joining WestDec 10Which team made out worse in the Rudy Gay trade: the Kings or the Raptors? -- David B., Pittsburgh
Chicago Bears need to keep riding this offenseDec 9The Bears need to fully embrace their new identity as offensive juggernaut if they want to make the playoffs, writes Michael Wilbon.