1. Why the Dwight Howard Backlash in Los Angeles Misses the Point

    LOS ANGELES — As Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard exchanged threatening looks and challenges in their first on-court meeting since Howard left Los Angeles, the Staples Center ...

    Jonathan Feigen Written by Jonathan Feigen about 1 month ago 5,489 reads 33 comments

  2. History Between Howard and Bryant Comes to a Head in Opener

    The Lakers ' season opener was supposed to be about the return of Kobe Bryant . After missing all but six games last year, the All-Star was to be back on the court to save the Lakers from another postseasonless season...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 1 month ago 147 reads 0 comments

  3. Dwight, Rockets Get Best of Kobe, Lakers in Season Opener

    LOS ANGELES – The Rockets had brushed aside the Lakers so easily, you could almost hear Kobe Bryant 's blood boiling.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 1 month ago 140 reads 0 comments

  4. Kevin McHale on Dwight Howard's Back: “It's Night and Day"

    LOS ANGELES – If the Rockets are going to take the step forward they expect this season it's going to come down to their defense getting much better...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 99 reads 0 comments

  5. Is Dwight Howard Poised for an MVP-Caliber Season with the Houston Rockets?

    The Houston Rockets will enter the 2014-15 NBA season with hopes of advancing deep into the Western Conference playoffs behind Dwight Howard and James Harden ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 1,655 reads 4 comments

  6. Rockets' Speed Could End Up Hurting Howard

    The Rockets were running again. James Harden and Dwight Howard were shoulder to shoulder down center court as Chandler Parsons came up on the right wing with the ball. Parsons found Harden, who stopped 2 feet inside of the three-point line...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 217 reads 0 comments

  7. Lakers' Lin Considers Stint with Rockets a Positive

    The irony is not lost on Jeremy Lin. On Sunday, Lakers coach Byron Scott announced Lin will start at point guard Tuesday night when Los Angeles hosts Lin's the Rockets in an NBA season opener...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 199 reads 0 comments

  8. Rockets Waive Adrien, Smith and 3 Others

    HOUSTON – Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has waived Jeff Adrien, Earl Clark, Robert Covington, Akeem Richmond and guard Ish Smith. The Rockets roster now stands at 15...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 915 reads 0 comments

  9. Grading Houston Rockets' Final 13-Man Roster

    Grading the Houston Rockets ’ final 13-man roster is a twofold trick. First it requires figuring out what that roster is going to be, then it requires determining how well each member is going to play...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 14,280 reads 59 comments

  10. Rockets Waive Robert Covington

    The Rockets have waived Robert Covington, as is reflected by the RealGM transactions log. There has been no formal announcement by the team yet, but this news doesn't come as a surprise...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 1 month ago 288 reads 0 comments

  11. Breaking Down Houston Rockets' Point Guard Position for 2014-15 Season

    In the Rockets starting lineup, point guard certainly isn't the strongest spot, but Houston does have some good depth at the position. Last season, Patrick Beverley took over the starting job and has firmly solidified that role...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 9,862 reads 57 comments

  12. Rockets Sign Richmond and Request Waivers on Johnson

    Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed Akeem Richmond as a free agent and requested waivers on Geron Johnson...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 1 month ago 1,421 reads 0 comments

  13. Defense Leads Rockets Past Spurs in Preseason Finale

    The Rockets ' greatest goal of the preseason – to rebuild their defense into something that did not embarrass their offense – had shown signs. It started slowly, looked good against the Suns and awful in New Orleans ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 1 month ago 369 reads 0 comments

  14. 7 Bold Predictions for the Houston Rockets During 2014-15 Season

    The Houston Rockets are preparing to launch their regular season, the fans are ready to watch in enthusiasm and the analysts are ready to predict what happens...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 4,787 reads 13 comments

  15. Harden Helps Rockets Beat Spurs 96-87 in Preseason

    HOUSTON -- James Harden scored 25 points, and the Houston Rockets used a big run before halftime to beat the San Antonio Spurs 96-87 in a preseason game on Friday night......

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Josh Fiacco about 1 month ago 993 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: Houston Rockets Interview Kenyon Martin for Coaching Position

    Well, hopefully he isn't coaching free throw shooting…. When you think of Kenyon Martin you think hard nosed defender, physical, a guy who in his early years in the league used his athleticism to get points and throw down some impressive dunks...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 582 reads 1 comments

  17. Rockets Claim Earl Clark off Waivers and Request Waivers on Josh Powell

    HOUSTON – Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has claimed forward Earl Clark off waivers and requested waivers on Josh Powell...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 729 reads 0 comments

  18. Howard Considered Day-to-Day After Forearm Laceration

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will not play Friday night against the San Antonio Spurs after suffering a laceration on his right forearm at his home...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 2,651 reads 0 comments

  19. Beverley Becoming Almost Irreplaceable for Rockets

    As coach Kevin McHale described the qualities he believed the Rockets needed to add after last season, he spoke generally about defense and specifically about toughness and tenacity...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 1 month ago 449 reads 0 comments

  20. Howard Suffers Laceration to Forearm, Needs Stitches

    Dwight Howard will not play tonight vs. San Antonio . He has a laceration in his forearm that required stitches...

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 1 month ago 94 reads 0 comments

  21. Daryl Morey: Last Years Rockets Were Average

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 1 month ago 555 reads 0 comments

  22. Josh Powell Waived by Rockets: Latest Details, Comments and More

    The Houston Rockets continued the trimming of their non-guaranteed contracts Thursday, waiving forward-center Josh Powell . Powell, 31, signed a deal with the Rockets at the end of last season that gave them an option for 2014-15...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 2,480 reads 4 comments

  23. Houston Rockets' Biggest Red Flags Entering This Season

    The preseason has answered some questions for the Houston Rockets , but there have been some red flags raised too. Their major emphasis has been on the defense...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 5,293 reads 31 comments

  24. Report: Josh Powell Waived by Rockets

    Adam Nofflett Written by Adam Nofflett about 2 months ago 151 reads 0 comments

  25. Recap: Rockets at Magic

    Isaiah Canaan and Nick Johnson led a furious fourth quarter comeback to seal a 90-89 win over the Magic in the Rockets final road preseason game. .....

    David Scipione Written by David Scipione about 2 months ago 442 reads 0 comments