1. Low-Key Trevor Ariza Is Critical to High-Octane Houston Rockets

    Trevor Ariza doesn't do a lot of talking. He's reserved, reticent and often a reluctant interviewee. He doesn't get too high or too low. He doesn't get loud, boisterous, shaken or taken out of his game...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 9,737 reads 9 comments

  2. James Harden Helps Solidify Rockets Win with Triple-Double

    James Harden is on fire this season. On Friday, the Houston Rockets guard had his seventh triple-double of the 2016-17 campaign...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 5 months ago 944 reads 0 comments

  3. Best Potential 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline Targets for Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets keep winning as the calendar year closes. They are doing so with a tremendous amount of chemistry and cohesiveness as James Harden and head coach Mike D’Antoni have been a beautiful fit...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 12,682 reads 2 comments

  4. Trevor Ariza, James Harden, Rockets Tried to Confront Salah Mejri After Game

    Rockets forward Trevor Ariza waited outside the Dallas Mavericks locker room for center Salah Mejri following Houston's testy 123-107 win Tuesday, according to Calvin Watkins of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 5 months ago 150,919 reads 204 comments

  5. Will Clint Capela's Injury Hijack Houston Rockets' Scoring Attack?

    It all comes down to energy. It sounds simple, dismissive even. But what Clint Capela gives the Houston Rockets — more than alley-oop finishes, more than tip-ins ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 6,022 reads 6 comments

  6. Patrick Beverley Says He Is Best Defensive Player in NBA This Season

    It's only December, but Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley is already kicking his Defensive Player of the Year candidacy into high gear. " I'm the best guard in this league, defensively, man, hands down," Beverley said Tuesday, per ESPN...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 5 months ago 8,033 reads 55 comments

  7. Clint Capela Injury: Updates on Rockets Center's Broken Fibula and Return

    The Houston Rockets announced Dec. 20 that center Clint Capela suffered a broken fibula against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Dec. 17, per Sam Amick of USA Today ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 5 months ago 14,717 reads 35 comments

  8. Rockets Made Most 3s by a Team in a Regular-Season Game in NBA History

    Fact: The Houston Rockets made 24 three-pointers in their 122-100 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night, the most threes made by a team in a regular-season game in NBA history...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 5 months ago 6,350 reads 0 comments

  9. Rockets Set NBA Record for Most 3-Pointers in Game vs. Pelicans

    The Houston Rockets proved Friday night that there is another team in the Western Conference that can shoot from deep like the Golden State Warriors ...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 5 months ago 17,883 reads 64 comments

  10. Quarter-Season Grades for Each Houston Rockets Player

    The Houston Rockets are not only surpassing preseason expectations more than a quarter of the way through the 2016-17 campaign, they’re getting stronger in the process. After a Dec...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 5 months ago 4,967 reads 10 comments

  11. Mike D'Antoni's Magic Is Working Again with the Houston Rockets

    Now that the Houston Rockets are flying high again—they boast a 19-7 record, are tied for third place in the Western Conference and average an NBA -leading 14...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 5 months ago 19,062 reads 23 comments

  12. Houston Rockets' Patrick Beverley Chest-Bumps Coach Mike D'Antoni

    On Friday, Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley put enough pressure on Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook to foil his attempt to take the lead with nine seconds remaining...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 6 months ago 3,374 reads 0 comments

  13. Houston Rockets' Sam Dekker Mercilessly Dunks on Thunder's Enes Kanter

    Sam Dekker didn't waste any time adding to his highlight reel during Friday's game between the Houston Rockets and Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 6 months ago 6,335 reads 5 comments

  14. Donatas Motiejunas, Rockets Remain in Talks over New Contract

    The Houston Rockets and forward Donatas Motiejunas reportedly came to terms on a four-year contract worth $35 million on Dec. 9 but have yet to announce the agreement after issues with his physical...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 14,846 reads 35 comments

  15. The Curious Case of Donatas Motiejunas and the Houston Rockets

    HOUSTON – The Donatas Motiejunas saga continues. Less than 24 hours after the Houston Rockets matched an offer sheet to retain his restricted free agent rights, the Lithuanian-born ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 6 months ago 16,713 reads 38 comments

  16. Donatas Motiejunas' Nets Offer Sheet Matched by Rockets: Details, Reaction

    The Houston Rockets matched the offer sheet from the Brooklyn Nets and re-signed forward Donatas Motiejunas on Monday, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical and Mark Berman of Fox 26...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 6 months ago 35,611 reads 73 comments

  17. James Harden Breaks Down His Game in New Adidas Harden Vol. 1 Ad

    James Harden is detailing what it takes to cook like he does in his new Adidas spot. In an advertisement for his upcoming sneaker collaboration with Adidas, the Harden Vol. 1, Harden breaks down the recipe to his game...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Rivea Ruff about 6 months ago 1,510 reads 0 comments

  18. Why Patrick Beverley Matters to the Houston Rockets

    Just in case anyone forgot, Patrick Beverley is a grown ass man. Tough, combative, unrelenting and unapologetic in doling out the kind of on-ball defensive menace that never relaxes, ...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 6 months ago 3,819 reads 7 comments

  19. Inside James Harden's Signature Shoe Release Day

    HOUSTON — It all started with a note. Before James Harden became a four-time NBA All-Star. Before he was voted onto three All-NBA teams for the ridiculous number of points he puts up after shaking defenders with his patented stepback of death...

    Maurice Bobb Written by Maurice Bobb about 6 months ago 8,019 reads 5 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 49,370 reads 54 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 4,953 reads 4 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 20,791 reads 90 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 13,176 reads 19 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 2,743 reads 3 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 2,680 reads 1 comments