1. Donatas Motiejunas, Rockets Agree to New Contract

    Donatas Motiejunas and the Houston Rockets have agreed to a new contract. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reported the sides agreed to a four-year, $35 million deal after the Rockets pulled their offer sheet...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 4 months ago 49,353 reads 54 comments

  2. 3 Players Who Still Have to Step Up for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets have been solid this season, sitting with a 7-5 record and tied with the Los Angeles Lakers and Oklahoma City Thunder for the Western Conference's fourth-best record...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 4,943 reads 4 comments

  3. Ex-Teammates James Harden, Russell Westbrook Now Shouldering Identical Burden

    HOUSTON — Respect is earned, not given.  No one knows that better than James Harden , who had to bide his time, come off the bench and grow his game—and his beard—on the journey to superstar status with the Houston Rockets ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 4 months ago 20,669 reads 90 comments

  4. Long Known as Just a Scorer, James Harden Is Suddenly the NBA's Top Assist Man

    Ridiculous.  That's the word Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni used in the bowels of the Toyota Center  after a recent practice. He was describing the numbers James Harden is putting up this season...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 4 months ago 13,109 reads 19 comments

  5. Diagnosing Houston Rockets' Remaining Roster Flaws

    The Houston Rockets are such a different team than they were last season. In one sense, they’re different because of their composition. According to Basketball-Reference...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 4 months ago 2,725 reads 3 comments

  6. James Harden Notches His 6th Career Game with 15-Plus Assists

    Fact: James Harden had 24 points and 15 assists in the Houston Rockets ' 101-99 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday night, his sixth career game with 15 or more assists...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 months ago 2,673 reads 1 comments

  7. James Harden Comments on Relationship with Former Teammate Dwight Howard

    Houston Rockets star James Harden is five games into his 2016-17 season, his first since 2013 without center Dwight Howard , who signed with the Atlanta Hawks during the offseason...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 4,659 reads 16 comments

  8. Sharpshooting Ryan Anderson Has Quickly Become Rockets' X-Factor

    "Let me fix my hair real quick." That was Ryan Anderson , fielding a cadre of reporters in front of his locker after the Houston Rockets held on for a 93-92 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in their home opener Sunday night...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 4,656 reads 32 comments

  9. Houston Rockets' Sam Dekker Hits the Deck vs. Knicks

    If you think you're having a rough night, take a look at this clip of Sam Dekker in Wednesday's game at Madison Square Garden...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 5 months ago 18,268 reads 11 comments

  10. Harden Records 1st 40-15-5 Stat Line in Rockets Franchise History

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden had 41 points, 15 assists and seven rebounds in Tuesday's 128-120 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers , becoming the first player in franchise history ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 5 months ago 419 reads 2 comments

  11. Clint Capela Will Fill Void Left by Dwight Howard

    HOUSTON  —  When it comes to describing NBA big men, the conversation invariably turns to physical attributes, punctuated by terms like length, build, weight, wingspan and, of course, height...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 3,298 reads 18 comments

  12. Think You Know James Harden? He and the Rockets Are About to Change Your Mind

    Sometimes we pull back a little from the world. It's not so much closing ourselves off as it is turning away from eye contact and leaning out of conversation, ignoring that thoughtful ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 5 months ago 72,936 reads 70 comments

  13. 2016-17 NBA Season Predictions for Each Houston Rockets Player

    According to margin of victory, the revamped Houston Rockets have been the NBA ’s best team during the preseason, clobbering opponents by an average of 14.7 points, per NBA...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 7,755 reads 34 comments

  14. Rockets Insider: Can Eric Gordon Recapture His Star Potential in Houston?

    HOUSTON — "Health is wealth" is more than just a proverb for Eric Gordon. It's what he's hoping will be a new way of basketball life now that he's suiting up for the Houston Rockets ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 11,300 reads 15 comments

  15. Patrick Beverley Injury: Updates on Rockets Guard's Recovery from Knee Surgery

    Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley had been dealing with left-knee irritation throughout the preseason and underwent surgery on Oct. 25, per Calvin Watkins o f ESPN. However, he will return on Thursday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 5 months ago 11,575 reads 27 comments

  16. Rockets' Bobby Brown Apologizes for Writing Name on Great Wall of China

    Houston Rockets guard Bobby Brown apologized for inscribing his name and jersey number on the Great Wall of China. As part of the NBA 's Global Games China series, the Houston Rockets recently played the New Orleans in both Beijing and Shanghai...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 5 months ago 15,327 reads 14 comments

  17. Kevin McHale Discusses James Harden Moving to Point Guard

    Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni has said James Harden will be his team's full-time point guard this season, but former Rockets boss Kevin McHale is still questioning the bearded superstar's floor general credentials...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 16,834 reads 27 comments

  18. Predicting Houston Rockets' Final 15-Man 2016-17 Roster

    James Harden , having assumed the leadership of the Houston Rockets , has been more involved in mentoring his teammates. He organized a players-only minicamp, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 11,189 reads 33 comments

  19. Houston Rockets Notebook: James Harden's Plan to Shut Up the Haters

    The ongoing character assassination of James Harden , former All- NBA player, still doesn't sit well with anyone in the Houston Rockets organization...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 6 months ago 12,853 reads 53 comments

  20. Houston Rockets Complete 2016-17 NBA Season Preview

    James Harden took Dwight Howard 's screen and pulled up at the left-side elbow. Howard rolled to the basket and started his leap, expecting Harden's pass for what would have been a perfect alley-oop...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 4,811 reads 14 comments

  21. James Harden Will Play as Houston Rockets' Full-Time Point Guard

    For the last couple of years, James Harden has essentially served as the Houston Rockets ' point guard. Now he has the title to back it up...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 50,441 reads 106 comments

  22. Yao Ming's Jersey to Be Retired by Rockets: Latest Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Rockets plan to retire the jersey of recent Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Yao Ming during the team's nationally televised game against the Atlanta Hawks on Thursday, Feb...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 6 months ago 4,756 reads 12 comments

  23. Houston Rockets 2016-17 NBA Training Camp Roster Rankings

    The Houston Rockets enter training camp following an offseason with far more changeover than last year: Dwight Howard is gone, and both the team and the player may be happier as a result...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 months ago 5,540 reads 13 comments

  24. Can Mike D'Antoni Fix the Houston Rockets? Not by Himself

    There are no bigger spotlights in the NBA than the flickering, paparazzi-like flashes aimed at the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 6 months ago 26,469 reads 60 comments

  25. Donatas Motiejunas: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation on Rockets PF

    The Houston Rockets extended a one-year, $3.4 million qualifying offer to Donatas Motiejunas in June, but the Lithuanian big man has yet to sign the tender, leaving his status in flux ahead of the 2016-17 NBA season...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 6 months ago 32,896 reads 31 comments