Tag: Houston Rockets

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 […]

Houston Rockets guard David Nwaba (2) and forward Danuel House Jr. (4) have an in-game conference during a loss against the Washington Wizards. (Image: Will Newton/Getty)

Bad Teams: Houston Rockets Losing Streak Reaches 7 Games

The Houston Rockets hit the skids and are now stuck in the doldrums of a seven-game losing streak. The Rockets seriously miss Victor Oladipo and Christian Wood, who are both out. Wood, the top player on the Rockets averaging 22 points and 10.2 rebounds, missed the last two weeks with […]

James Harden appearing in one of his last games with the Houston Rockets. The former MVP finally got his wish and the Rockets sent him to the Brooklyn Nets in a four-team trade. (Image: Carmen Mandato/USA Today Sports)

James Harden to Brooklyn in 4-Team Trade, Nets Championship Odds Bump

James Harden wanted out of Houston, but it took Kyrie Irving to sit out games for the Brooklyn Nets before the team fast-tracked a trade with the Rockets for Harden’s services. In a four-team trade, the Nets acquire Harden, the NBA’s top-leading scorer the previous three seasons, and the Rockets […]

Dallas Mavericks star Luka Doncic on a mission to win the Southwest division title. (Image: Jason Miller/Getty)

Will Luka Doncic Snag Southwest Division Title with Dallas Mavs?

The Houston Rockets dominated the NBA Southwest with three-straight division titles, but there’s a new sheriff in town. The Dallas Mavericks, led by Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic, are -225 odds favorites to win the Southwest division according to a recent update by DraftKings. Doncic, 21, is about to start his […]

James Harden wants to leave Houston, but will the Rockets trade him to the Philadelphia 76ers? (Image: Tim Warner/Getty)

James Harden Still Wants Out Houston, Wants Trade to Philly

The Houston Rockets are in no rush to trade James Harden even though the disgruntled All-Star wants out ASAP, preferably in a trade with a contending team like the Philadelphia 76ers. Harden, 31, led the NBA in scoring over the past few seasons, but you know it’s a crazy world […]

Russell Westbrook celebrates during a Houston Rockets game in late 2019. (Image: Peter Carini/Getty)

RWB at MSG or CLT? Russell Westbrook Knicks and Hornets Trade Rumors

Houston, RWB has a problem. Russell Westbrook, a 9-time All-Star, wants the Houston Rockets to trade him and the short list currently includes the New York Knicks, Charlotte Hornets, Orlando Magic, and Detroit Pistons. Westbrook averaged 27.2 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 7.1 assists per game with the Houston Rockets last […]

Jeff Van Gundy is linked to the head coaching vacancies with the LA Clippers and Houston Rockets. (Image: Getty)

NBA Coaching Rumors: Jeff Van Gundy (Clippers, Rockets)

The NBA coaching carousel will be in full swing this offseason with several big-profile coaches available for jobs to coach some of the top stars in the league. The Los Angeles Clippers and the Houston Rockets showed interest in Jeff Van Gundy. At least five teams need a head coach, […]

Houston Rockets swingman Daniel House, Jr. mugs LA Lakers star LeBron James in Game 1. (Image: Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Houston Rockets Face Elimination Without House, LA Lakers Up 3-1

In the Western Conference semifinals, the Los Angeles Lakers have an opportunity to knock out the Houston Rockets with a 3-1 series lead. The Rockets face a win or go home scenario in Game 5 and will play without backup swingman Daniel House, Jr., who was bounced from the NBA […]

James Harden of the Houston Rockets and LeBron James of the LA Lakers at Staples Center in 2019. (Image: Getty)

Well-Rested LA Lakers Meet the Small-Ball, 3-Happy Houston Rockets

The well-rested and top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers take on the #4 Houston Rockets in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals. The Rockets went the full distance with a seven-game series in the opening round of the playoffs against the #5 Oklahoma City Thunder. James Harden only scored 17 points in Game […]

Chris Paul of the OKC Thunder blows by Eric Gordon of the Houston Rockets in Game 6. (Image: AP)

Game 7 Preview: Houston Rockets and OKC Thunder Tied 3-3

Another exciting Game 7 is on the docket today in the NBA Playoffs. The #4 Houston Rockets and the #5 Oklahoma City Thunder are tied 3-3 in their first-round series. Chris Paul and OKC’s three-guard attack will battle James Harden, Russell Westbrook, and Mike D’Antoni’s small-ball offense. The winner will […]

Chris Paul of the OKC Thunder defends James Harden of the Houston Rockets in Game 4. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

NBA West: Elimination Game for Oklahoma City, Houston Rockets Up 3-2

With Russell Westbrook rejoining the Houston Rockets in Game 5 after missing the first four games against the Oklahoma City Thunder with a quad injury, the Rockets regained the lead 3-2 in their first-round series against the Thunder. Chris Paul and the Thunder have their backs against the wall in […]