Tag: Houston Rockets

Christian Wood was a standout for the Houston Rockets during the last two dismal seasons with one of the worst teams in the NBA. (Image: Getty)

Houston Rockets Trade Christian Wood to the Dallas Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks needed a center and added Christian Wood to their roster after the Houston Rockets worked out a trade with the Mavs in exchange for a first-round pick in the 2022 NBA Draft and four players with expiring contracts. The Mavs had the #26 pick in the 2022 […]

John Wall playing with the Houston Rockets last season, but he could get dealt in a trade for Russell Westbrook a second time in the last 14 months. (Image: Getty)

NBA Rumors: John Wall and Russell Westbrook Trade Reprise?

Trade rumors involving the Los Angeles Lakers and Philadelphia 76ers were taken off the table after a Russell Westbrook and Ben Simmons swap were shot down. However, there’s been a lot of chatter in Hollywood about the Lakers acquiring John Wall in a trade with the Houston Rockets for Westbrook. […]

Franz Wagner of the Orlando Magic drives to the basket against the Brooklyn Nets. (Image: Getty)

Bad Teams: Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets Begin 2022 in the Gutter

New year, same ineptitude. The two worst teams in the NBA begin 2022 ensconced in losing streaks, with the Houston Rockets in another rut with an eight-game skid, and the Orlando Magic struggling with six losses in a row. The Orlando Magic (7-31) have the worst record in the NBA, […]

Christian Wood from the Houston Rockets drives to the basket against the Brooklyn Nets, while James Harden looks on. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Hot Teams: Houston Rockets Soaring with 7-Game Winning Streak

The Houston Rockets — yes the Rockets — are the hottest team in the NBA with a seven-game winning streak after an impressive victory over the short-handed Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Two weeks ago, the Rockets (8-16) were in the middle of a horrendous losing streak and fans were […]

Houston Rockets big man Alperen Sengun gets his shot stuffed by Mitchell Robinson from the New York Knicks at MSG in New York City. (Image: Noah K. Murray/AP)

Bad Teams: Houston Rockets Losing Streak Reaches 14 in Row

The Houston Rockets started the season 1-1, but have since lost 14 games in a row. They extended their losing streak over the weekend after blowing a fourth-quarter lead against the New York Knicks. The Rockets saw their away record drop to 0-10 this season. Dating back to last season, […]

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic (77) shoots a 3-pointer over Ja Morant from the Memphis Grizzlies. (Image: Nelson Chenault/USA Today Sports)

NBA Southwest Odds: Can Ja’s Grizzlies Outgun Luka’s Mavericks?

The Dallas Mavericks are the consensus favorites to win the NBA Southwest Division at -230 odds, according to the most recent update by DraftKings. The Memphis Grizzlies are playing second fiddle to Luka Doncic and the Mavs, but Ja Morant and the Griz are +400 odds to win the Southwest […]

John Wall from the Houston Rockets during transition against the Miami Heat last season. (Image: Getty)

Houston Rockets Nix Buyout, Seek Trade Partner for John Wall

The Houston Rockets agreed to trade point guard John Wall, but there’s very little interest around the league in acquiring an injury-prone, former All-Star who will earn the second-highest contract in 2021-22. The Rockets said they wouldn’t seek a contract buyout with Wall due $44.3 million this upcoming season. In […]

Victor Oladipo, seen here with the Houston Rockets, will play for his third team this season after a trade with the Miami Heat.  (Image: Sergio Estrada/USA Today Sports)

South Beach VO: Houston Rockets Trade Victor Oladipo to Miami Heat

The third time’s the charm, right? The Miami Heat acquired Victor Oladipo in a trade with the Houston Rockets for Avery Bradley and Kelly Olynyk. The Heat are Oladipo’s third team this season, along with the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers. In 20 games with the Houston Rockets this season, […]

John Wall and Danuel House, Jr. of the Houston Rockets during the team's current 20-game losing streak and longest in franchise history, and longest in the NBA this season. (Image: Getty)

Houston Rockets’ Skid Hits 20, Chasing NBA Longest Losing Streak

Now that the Houston Rockets have lost 20 games in a row, they’re only eight more losses away from catching the Philadelphia 76ers, who hold the record for worst and longest losing streak in NBA history at 28 consecutive losses. During the now-infamous “Process,” the Philadelphia 76ers sucked on purpose […]

Former teammates, Bradley Beal (left) and John Wall (right) share pleasantries during a Washington Wizards and Houston Rockets game. (Image: Donald Becker/Getty)

NBA Trade Rumors: Miami Heat Like Bradley Beal or John Wall

In the latest fresh batch of NBA trade rumors, the Miami Heat are on the hunt for a pure scorer, which is why John Wall and Bradley Beal are on Pat Riley’s radar. Beal doesn’t want to leave Washington, DC, or the Washington Wizards, but that doesn’t prevent his name […]

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio and new head coach Chris Finch have a quick on-court discussion during the T-Wolves’ recent losing streak. (Image: Dave Algonquin/Getty)

Keep Fading the Minnesota Timberwolves and Houston Rockets?

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the Houston Rockets each have one last chance to end a losing streak before the NBA All-Star Break. The Timberwolves, the worst team in the NBA, are riding a nine-game losing streak. The Rockets, the second-worst team in the Western Conference, saw their skid reach 12 […]

Houston Rockets power forward PJ Tucker, seen here guarding Anthony Davis from the LA Lakers, could join the Lakers in an trade. (Image: Gary A. Vasquez/USA Today Sports)

NBA Trade Rumors: LA Lakers Eying Mo Bomba and PJ Tucker

There’s no shortage of gossip in Hollywood, and everyone in SoCal is talking about the impending trade, or trades, that the Los Angeles Lakers will pull before the All-Star break. The Lakers have interest in acquiring center Mo Bomba from the Orlando Magic, or power forward PJ Tucker from the […]