1. Howard's Failure to Grow Puts Rockets' Future in James Harden's Hands Yet Again

    OAKLAND, Calif. — On his way out of the Houston Rockets locker room following Game 5's 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors , James Harden walked with a hardback book ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 2 hours ago 1,858 reads 2 comments

  2. Trapped in Toyota Center with Dwight Howard and the Houston Faithful

    HOUSTON — No one doubted the danger that rose with the flood waters outside Toyota Center. Houston had been through this too often to dismiss the warnings as just television news hysteria, as can be done with other storms in other cities...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 18 hours ago 26,102 reads 43 comments

  3. Rockets vs. Warriors: Whom to Watch in Game 5

    Everyone's anxious to see how Stephen Curry rebounds from a head contusion and whether  James Harden  can duplicate his 45-point performance from Game 4, but they're just two ...

    Kevin Alonzo Written by Kevin Alonzo about 19 hours ago 422 reads 0 comments

  4. Dwight Howard, Rockets Fans Stranded in Toyota Center for 7 Hours by Flooding

    Many were in a celebratory mood after the Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals Monday night, but that changed when some, ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 2 days ago 170,028 reads 54 comments

  5. Should Dwight Howard Be Suspended for Game 5 for Incident with Andrew Bogut?

    A day after Atlanta Hawks center Al Horford earned a flagrant-2 foul and an ejection for dropping an elbow on Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Matthew Dellavedova, the NBA found itself immersed in another controversial officiating decision...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 2 days ago 152,899 reads 373 comments

  6. Dwight Howard Throws It Down over 2 Warriors in Game 3

    They always say not to tug on Superman’s cape. Let’s add to that: Don’t try to jump with him either...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 4 days ago 46,244 reads 89 comments

  7. Missing in Many Ways, Dwight Howard's Absence Becoming Old News for Rockets

    OAKLAND, Calif. — One after another, his teammates approached Dwight Howard at various points in the game, especially in the late going as he just sat there in sadness...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 8 days ago 55,360 reads 307 comments

  8. Dwight Howard Injury: Updates on Rockets Star's Knee and Return

    A knee injury forced Dwight Howard to exit Game 1, but the Houston Rockets star played in Game 2 and will suit up again for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 8 days ago 58,725 reads 314 comments

  9. Who Can You Trust? James Harden, Rockets to Find out in West Finals vs. Warriors

    OAKLAND, Calif. — Many others have been here before him. Even better scorers. Guys heralded as true leaders. Accomplished champions...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 9 days ago 39,871 reads 457 comments

  10. What We Learned from the Houston Rockets' Game 7 Win

    With just under a minute remaining in the Houston Rockets' 113-100 win over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals on Sunday afternoon, Terrence Jones swung a no-look pass in Trevor Ariza 's direction...

    Kevin Alonzo Written by Kevin Alonzo about 10 days ago 2,121 reads 0 comments

  11. Clippers-Rockets Game 6 Is About Who Can Neutralize Opponent's Stars

    Somehow, we've all made it through five games of this Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Clippers series. After 366 free throws and dozens of Deck-a-DJs, Hound-a-Howards, Smother-a-Smittys and Ha-Capelas, the Clippers head home to L...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 14 days ago 10,369 reads 67 comments

  12. James Harden, Dwight Howard Face Potentially Career-Defining Moments Ahead

    From tipoff, the Houston Rockets looked different in Game 5 of their series against the Los Angeles Clippers . And it was James Harden and Dwight Howard who made them look that way...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 15 days ago 23,447 reads 147 comments

  13. James Harden's Heroics Aside, Rockets' Playoff Fate May Have Been Set Long Ago

    James Harden said they got their swagger back. What remains unclear even though their season isn't over yet: Do the Houston Rockets actually have swagger, or is it all Harden's? ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 15 days ago 138,293 reads 539 comments

  14. Dwight Howard Fined $15K for Elbowing Matt Barnes in Clippers vs. Rockets Game 4

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was fined $15,000 "for making contact above the shoulders with Matt Barnes" in Game 4 of Houston's second-round playoff series with the Los Angeles Clippers, per Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 27,505 reads 174 comments

  15. Frustrated Dwight Howard Invites Heckler to 'Come Out Here' onto Court

    The Houston Rockets were once a basketball team. They had great players—really talented guys who thumped on the NBA 's hard-bitten Western Conference to the tune of 56 regular-season wins in 2014-15...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 17 days ago 124,097 reads 279 comments

  16. Houston Rockets May Be Unwatchable, but Ugly Style Is Only Hope for Survival

    LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Clippers have solidified themselves as the NBA 's answer to Triple H, heels turned against the tide, at least as far as normal decorum is concerned...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 19 days ago 77,952 reads 164 comments

  17. James Harden Finds Dwight Howard, Who Draws Foul and Throws Down Alley-Oop

    Dwight Howard came out in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals like a bull in a china shop—he was destroying everything and everyone on both ends...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 21 days ago 2,222 reads 11 comments

  18. Dwight Howard Has Chance to Elevate Houston Rockets to New Heights

    If James Harden is the engine that makes the Houston Rockets offense go, then Dwight Howard is a living, breathing fuel injector capable of lifting the franchise to heights it hasn't experienced in nearly 20 years...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 22 days ago 5,172 reads 43 comments

  19. Griffin, Clippers Finding Chemistry Can Overcome Almost Anything in Playoffs

    Dig a little deeper into big playoff victories and you see that so much goes into them. It might not look the case for the Los Angeles Clippers, seemingly riding high from the ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 23 days ago 58,971 reads 246 comments

  20. Dwight Howard Soars for Monstrous Alley-Oop Versus Clippers

    Dwight Howard continues to make regulation baskets look like Nerf hoops in his backyard. Early in the second quarter of his Houston Rockets’ Western Conference Semifinals ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 23 days ago 7,449 reads 12 comments

  21. Dwight Howard Rises Up for Huge Block on Blake Griffin

    Dwight Howard has one rule in life: no easy buckets. In the opening minutes of the Houston Rockets’ second-round bout against the Los Angeles Clippers, D12 went into orbit ...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 23 days ago 16,537 reads 12 comments

  22. The Time for Dwight Howard to Win an NBA Title Is Now

    Dwight Howard 's NBA title window is not forever. Dating back to the early stages of the 2014 offseason, there existed serious doubt as to whether he was operating with an open window at all...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 29 days ago 12,421 reads 92 comments

  23. James Harden, Dwight Howard Leading Modern-Day Rockets to Uncharted Territory

    It was a development six years in the making, but the Houston Rockets blasted their way back into the second round of the playoffs after dismissing the visiting Dallas Mavericks with a 103-94 Game 5 win Tuesday night...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 29 days ago 50,986 reads 234 comments