1. Josh Smith Shuts Up Critics with Heroic Game 6 Performance

    Josh Smith just saved the Houston Rockets ' season. Read that again, and then again. And then read it once more still. Josh Smith just saved the Houston Rockets' season...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 3 months ago 149,818 reads 379 comments

  2. Smith to Start Again in Game 6

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 3 months ago 35 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 23,522 reads 147 comments

  4. James Harden Overcomes Flu with Help of 'Swagger,' Pregame IV

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 3 months ago 269 reads 1 comments

  5. Jones Brings Spark of Energy off the Bench

    The Rockets were in need of a change. They needed more spark, more energy, more of something that would get them going in Game 5 against the Clippers in the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 3 months ago 250 reads 0 comments

  6. Jason Terry: Rockets Growing into a Winner

    Jason Terry stayed alive with new life. As white streamers fell and fans stood, celebrating a season-saving 124-103 blowout of the Los Angeles Clippers , the second-oldest Rocket was the first of his teammates to stride off the court...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 3 months ago 1,089 reads 1 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 138,519 reads 539 comments

  8. How Much Hope Should Houston Rockets Fans Have Following Game 5 vs. Clippers?

    The Houston Rockets ' 124-103 Game 5 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday was a 48-minute performance born out of desperation and salvation. But commendable as it was on all fronts, it likely just delayed the inevitable...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 32,935 reads 193 comments

  9. Rockets Outscore Clips 64-46 in the Paint

    1. PAINT BY POINTS: With DeAndre Jordan getting into foul trouble early the Houston Rockets took advantage by scoring 20 points in the paint in the first quarter...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 108 reads 0 comments

  10. Harden Gets Triple-Double, Scores 20+ Pts Again

    The Houston Rockets finally woke up! Kevin McHale made a switch in the staring lineup by replacing the struggling Terrence Jones with the struggling Josh Smith , but it provided the team with the right spark of energy...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 201 reads 1 comments

  11. Feigen: Sick Harden Breathes Life into Rockets

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 335 reads 1 comments

  12. Jones-Smith Swap Brings 'Energy' from Bench

    The Rockets were in need of a change. They needed more spark, more energy, more of something that would get them and keep them going in Game 5 against the Clippers in the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 215 reads 0 comments

  13. Smith to Start Game 5, Jones to Come off Bench

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 4 reads 0 comments

  14. Houston Rockets Must Regain Identity Before It's Too Late

    The last two games of the Houston Rockets ' series with the Los Angeles Clippers have been about as close as James Harden ’s shave. And if the Rockets don’t restore their identity, their next game will be their last...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 13,761 reads 33 comments

  15. Rockets Hope to Sign Marko Todorovic

    The Rockets are pushing to sign big man Marko Todorovic this summer, according to the player who spoke with Catalan newspaper L'Esportiu (translation via Aris Barkas of EuroHoops...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Jenn Leser about 3 months ago 468 reads 0 comments

  16. Rockets Flirting with Elimination

    For most of the first half, the Rockets intentionally made the game hideously ugly with foul after foul, free throw after free throw. If that was a sign they knew they could not stop the Clippers any other way, and they were right...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 3 months ago 1,295 reads 1 comments

  17. Houston Rockets Facing Crisis of Leadership as Playoffs Slip Away

    Landing at the bottom of a 3-1 second-round series hole against the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday was bad, but the way the Houston Rockets dove headlong into the pit was worse...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 months ago 91,587 reads 478 comments

  18. Watch: Frustrated Howard Challenges Fan

    Before the Rockets got kicked out of the game, but during the time the Clippers were beating pretty badly a fan tells Dwight “Not to Cry”, here was his response...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 270 reads 0 comments

  19. Dwight Caps of Miserable Night with Ejection

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was ejected in the fourth quarter of Sunday's 128-95 playoff loss to the Los Angeles Clippers after picking up his second technical foul...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 286 reads 0 comments

  20. McHale: 'They Beat the Hell out of Us'

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 3 months ago 82 reads 0 comments

  21. Rockets Report: Harden Seeks to Be 'A Beast' in Game 4

    Rockets guard James Harden said he would look to be more aggressive in Game 4 but not necessarily look to shoot more...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 3 months ago 220 reads 0 comments

  22. Rockets Focused on Regaining Control of Series

    The Rockets tossed and turned and replayed all that they had done so very wrong in their minds through the night. They suffered through the video session. They went through the day's practice...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 3 months ago 150 reads 0 comments

  23. 5 Houston Rockets Who Must Step Up to Recapture Series Against L.A. Clippers

    Let's face it: The Houston Rockets are in serious jeopardy. After a 124-99 blowout loss in Game 3 to the Los Angeles Clippers , the Rockets are facing a 2-1 deficit in the midst of a bad streak of basketball...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 3 months ago 9,218 reads 91 comments

  24. 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 3 months ago 78,115 reads 164 comments

  25. Rockets Embarrassed, Once Again Trail Clippers in Series

    The Houston Rockets embarrassed themselves Friday night. Just pitiful. When Jason Terry was ejected with eight minutes to play in the fourth quarter, he gave himself the best ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Callum Mackenzie about 3 months ago 463 reads 0 comments