1. 3 Matchups to Watch: Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets 2nd-Round Series

    The Houston Rockets finally know who their opponents are in the second round. After a series for the ages, the Los Angeles Clippers won the right to advance over the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 hours ago 1,013 reads 2 comments

  2. 5 Keys for Houston Rockets to Defeat Clippers

    After waiting for nearly a week, the Houston Rockets finally know who their opponent will be in the Western Conference semifinals...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 14 hours ago 9,709 reads 57 comments

  3. James Harden on Terry and Prigioni: 'The Grandpas Have Done a Great Job'

    The Rockets will face either the Spurs or the Clippers in the Western Conference Semifinals. MVP candidate James Harden is clearly the team's best player, scoring 28.4 pgg and dishing out 7...

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  4. Get off the High Horse About Houston Rockets Tweet

    Chad Shanks may have been the biggest trash-talker in the NBA this week. He did such a big job of trash-talker, in fact, that his employers at the Houston Rockets had their fill of it and fired him...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 3 days ago 91 reads 0 comments

  5. The Secret to Their Success? Meet the Rockets' Supporting Cast

    While the Rockets boast two of the best players in the league in MVP candidate James Harden and Dwight Howard , they wouldn't have made it out of first round of the playoffs without contributions from their supporting cast...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 3 days ago 122 reads 0 comments

  6. James Harden Is Quietly Answering Big Playoff Questions for Houston Rockets

    A funny thing happened to James Harden on the way to the free-throw line. The Houston Rocket stopped getting there and started proving he can still be dangerous in the playoffs...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 days ago 11,350 reads 46 comments

  7. Houston Rockets Have No Room for Error in NBA Playoffs' Second Round

    The Houston Rockets have advanced to the second round for just the first time since 2008 by solidly beating the Dallas Mavericks in five games. Now they hope to advance to the conference finals for the first time since 1997...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 days ago 10,291 reads 71 comments

  8. Houston Rockets: What We Learned During the 1st Round of the Playoffs

    The streak is officially over. The Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks , 103-94, to close out a 4-1 series victory in the opening round of the NBA Western Conference playoffs...

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  9. Rockets' Twitter Account Manager Apparently Fired

    A day after the Dallas Mavericks were eliminated by the Rockets in the playoffs, Houston's Twitter account manager was eliminated for the way he portrayed it...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 4 days ago 2,291 reads 0 comments

  10. 5 Things We Learned in the Rockets' Series-Clinching Game 5 Win over the Mavs

    1. A change in attitude works wonders: The Rockets went from far too casual in Dallas to angry in Houston. They were about as grumpy in the days following the Game 4 loss as they have been all season, turning that into determination...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 5 days ago 296 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 5 days ago 11,919 reads 91 comments

  12. 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 5 days ago 50,572 reads 234 comments

  13. No Sweep for Rockets, but Series Win Is Still Sweet

    It wasn't a sweep, but it was every bit as sweet in Houston tonight as the Rockets put away the Mavericks at home with a dominant finish to the fourth quarter, keyed by the true MVP, James Harden , and Terrence Jones' best game in a Rockets uniform..

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 5 days ago 171 reads 0 comments

  14. Jones Shakes off Rough Start, Comes Up Huge

    Terrence Jones was itching to get back into Game 5. He had struggled in the first half and was a nonfactor in Game 4 on Sunday night in Dallas ...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 5 days ago 58 reads 0 comments

  15. Harden, Dwight Turning into Feared 1-2 Punch

    The Houston Rockets defeated the Dallas Mavericks 103-94 in Game 5 to win their best-of-seven series in a "gentleman's sweep" on Tuesday. ("You give 'em one, you know, to be polite...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 5 days ago 217 reads 0 comments

  16. Harden: 'This Is Just the Beginning'

    James Harden hit a tightly contested step-back 3-pointer in the final few minutes, an apparent dagger and defining moment in the 2015 playoffs for the MVP candidate...

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  17. Excited J-Smoove Punches McHale in Celebration

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  18. Watch: Harden Glides Through Lane for Slam

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  19. Watch: Capela Uses Left Hand to Finish Alley-Oop

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  20. Chandler Won't Be Suspended for Throwing Punch at Howard

    Mavericks center Tyson Chandler could be facing a one-game suspension for throwing a punch at Rockets center Dwight Howard during Dallas' Game 4 victory Sunday.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 7 days ago 1,818 reads 4 comments

  21. Lessons Learned from Houston Rockets' First-Round Series with the Mavericks

    There are two lessons the Houston Rockets can take home from their first-round series with the Dallas Mavericks . On the surface, they may seem contradictory, but both are true...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 days ago 2,225 reads 12 comments

  22. No Reason to Panic for Rockets...yet

    The Rockets didn't quite have the mental fortitude to bring the brooms out in Dallas and failed to become the fourth team to win by sweep in this yet young 2015 post season...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 days ago 148 reads 0 comments

  23. Rockets Put Brooms in Closet as Offense Stalls

    DALLAS -- Kevin McHale was blunt, honest and basically everything you would expect from him when describing what his Houston Rockets were on Sunday night...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 days ago 76 reads 0 comments

  24. McHale: Mavs Played Like They 'Wanted It More'

    DALLAS – When the final buzzer went off, several Mavericks high-fived, chest bumped and clapped as their fans – an arena full of them dressed in blue cheered them on...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 7 days ago 84 reads 0 comments

  25. Harden Wears 'Skirt' Before Game, Twitter Re-Thinks MVP Vote

    Did James Harden really wear a skirt before his game against the Mavericks last night? Um, no, he didn't. He actually wore a long T-shirt underneath of a shirt that kinda, sorta made it look like he was wearing a skirt...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 7 days ago 5,116 reads 3 comments