1. Houston Rockets Must Follow Dwight Howard's Lead to Save Season

    When Dwight Howard first joined the Houston Rockets , a tacit agreement existed between himself and James Harden : This was the bearded wonder's team. Howard was following Harden's lead...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 8,012 reads 32 comments

  2. Are Houston Rockets Massive Playoff Disappointment or Just One Year Away?

    First thing’s first: The Houston Rockets aren ’t done. Down 3-1 in their Round 1 bout with the Portland Trail Blazers , they can still turn the ship around and advance to fight another day...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 8 months ago 2,289 reads 8 comments

  3. Would First-Round Playoff Exit Push Houston Rockets into Chasing One More Star?

    Unlike some of the other teams that might face uncertain futures in the wake of a first-round loss, the Houston Rockets ' greater plan likely won't be altered much if they ultimately fall to the Portland Trail Blazers in the playoffs...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 8 months ago 6,084 reads 117 comments

  4. Dwight Howard Must Carry Houston Rockets, but Not His Way

    Dwight Howard can only help the Houston Rockets chase a championship by playing the right way. One of the great big men of the modern NBA , Howard is frequently evaluated ...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 8 months ago 1,216 reads 2 comments

  5. Dwight Howard Says Giving LaMarcus Aldridge Bad Food Is Only Way to Stop Him

    Portland Trail Blazers All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge has dominated the Houston Rockets in their first-round series, but Dwight Howard may have a dastardly plan up his sleeve to thwart future outbursts...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 8 months ago 17,696 reads 49 comments

  6. How Can the Houston Rockets Slow LaMarcus Aldridge and Regain Playoff Hopes?

    LaMarcus Aldridge is bringing Blazermania back—and the Houston Rockets aren't doing much to stop him. Aldridge led the Portland Trail Blazers with 43 points in a 112-105 loss for the Rockets...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 8 months ago 4,330 reads 55 comments

  7. Dwight Howard Finishes Lob from Jeremy Lin with 2 Helpless Blazers Watching

    If the Houston Rockets can count on the Dwight Howard who showed up for Game 3 of their first-round matchup with the Portland Trail Blazers , we should just ink them into the semifinals now...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 8 months ago 5,093 reads 7 comments

  8. How Dwight Howard Can Save Houston Rockets and His Reputation

    It's not often a superstar like Dwight Howard gets a chance to reform his legacy a full decade into his career. But if the Houston Rockets big man takes the fight to Portland Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge , he can do exactly that...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 months ago 3,208 reads 14 comments

  9. LaMarcus Aldridge Tells Dan Patrick That Dwight Howard's Talent Hasn't Dwindled

    Portland Trail Blazers big man LaMarcus Aldridge will be an expert on Dwight Howard by the end of his first-round series against the Houston Rockets ...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 9,918 reads 82 comments

  10. Houston Rockets Need Dominant Dwight Howard to Avoid 1st-Round Upset

    The Portland Trail Blazers ' LaMarcus Aldridge was better than he's ever been in Game 1 against the Houston Rockets . Hopefully, Dwight Howard was taking notes. He'll have to do his best impression for his Rockets to survive this series...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 6,662 reads 70 comments

  11. Dwight Howard: 'I Have to Demand the Ball' vs. Portland Trail Blazers

    Dwight Howard has no choice except to make more demands. Fortunately for the Houston Rockets , Howard won't be demanding a trade or the head of Kobe Bryant . His instructions are simpler, more realistic this time around...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 months ago 3,525 reads 50 comments

  12. Superstars Come Out to Play in Blazers-Rockets Overtime Thriller

    We knew this series was going to be good, but wow. Game 1 between the Houston Rockets and Portland Trail Blazers was an overtime classic, replete with roller-coaster runs throughout and a tightly-contested ending decided by just two points...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 8 months ago 43,929 reads 175 comments

  13. Houston Rockets May Go Back to Ill-Fated Twin Towers Look During NBA Playoffs

    Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale didn't kill his experiment of pairing centers Dwight Howard and Omer Asik in the frontcourt earlier this season so much as he put it out of its misery...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 8 months ago 11,484 reads 20 comments

  14. Why Houston Rockets Are Poised for Deep Playoff Run

    The Houston Rockets clinched a playoff spot earlier this month with a 111-107 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder , ending a three-game skid that threatened to derail the team's momentum ahead of the postseason...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 9 months ago 3,680 reads 44 comments

  15. Outside the Spotlight, Is Rockets' Dwight Howard Now an Underrated Superstar?

    Dwight Howard is still a very tall man, just shy of seven feet, with a wingspan and personality to match. He still dominates the painted area of a basketball court. If you are an opposing player or coach, he is still difficult to ignore...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 9 months ago 93,009 reads 457 comments

  16. Who Is the Best Player on the Houston Rockets?

    James Harden or Dwight Howard ? The debate over who is the best player on the Houston Rockets comes down to those two men...

    Dave Leonardis Written by Dave Leonardis about 9 months ago 2,206 reads 10 comments

  17. How Much of Houston's Playoff Hopes Are Tied to Dwight Howard's Ankle?

    The Houston Rockets have to relearn how to play basketball, and they can thank Dwight Howard 's left ankle for that...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 9 months ago 4,800 reads 13 comments

  18. Does Dwight Howard Still Have a Spot in the Defensive Player of the Year Race?

    How is it people forget about Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard when listing candidates for Defensive Player of the Year? Did last year’s mess in Los Angeles stain ...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 9 months ago 4,132 reads 23 comments

  19. Houston Rockets Need Dominant Dwight Howard for Legitimate Title Push

    James Harden and the Houston Rockets are getting a glimpse into their potential without Dwight Howard , and what they're seeing isn't pretty...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 months ago 2,371 reads 24 comments

  20. Can Houston Rockets Win a Title with Current Core?

    When stars come together in the NBA , there's always pressure to provide instant results. James Harden and Dwight Howard have played less than a full season together for the ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 9 months ago 16,640 reads 193 comments

  21. Don't Jump on the Houston Rockets' Bandwagon Just Yet

    The Houston Rockets were on a hot streak for a while—they were the best team in basketball in January and February, a span that included a nine-game winning streak...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 9 months ago 3,066 reads 22 comments

  22. Can a Fun-Loving Dwight Howard Win Back the Hearts He's Lost?

    The Dwightmare is over, but have we yet learned to love Dwight Howard again? Howard left the Orlando Magic in a trade to the Los Angeles Lakers after ...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 9 months ago 580 reads 5 comments

  23. Dwight Howard Injury: Updates on Rockets Center's Ankle and Return

    Updates from Saturday, April 12 The Rockets report Howard is back in the starting lineup: Updates from Friday, April 11 Jason Friedman of Rockets...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 9 months ago 34,331 reads 81 comments

  24. Houston Rockets Shouldn't Hit Panic Button Despite Blowout in Chicago

    Kevin McHale was not happy. The Houston Rockets coach sulked on the sidelines from the opening tip as his club quickly fell behind the Chicago Bulls on a nationally televised game on Thursday night...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 10 months ago 5,344 reads 47 comments

  25. Resurgent Dwight Howard Makes Houston Rockets Title Contenders

    Last year we learned James Harden is capable of being the top option for a high-powered offense. Perhaps this season we're being reminded of just how freaking good Dwight Howard can be as the anchor of a franchise's back line...

    Matthew Tynan Written by Matthew Tynan about 10 months ago 1,797 reads 4 comments