1. Realistic Goals for Dwight Howard's 2014-15 Season

    Dwight Howard ’s second season with the Houston Rockets could find him with the biggest chip on his shoulder yet. Last year’s Howard was motivated to shake up his skeptics—make no mistake about that...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 2 months ago 5,269 reads 24 comments

  2. Is Trevor Ariza Really the Key to Fixing Houston Rockets Defense?

    The Houston Rockets ' biggest acquisition this offseason, Trevor Ariza , has been touted as the solution to their defensive problems...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 months ago 5,395 reads 54 comments

  3. Bold Predictions for James Harden's 2014-15 Season

    The 2014-15 NBA season will be James Harden 's biggest test yet. Thanks to a borderline disastrous summer that saw Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik all skip town, the ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 2 months ago 1,864 reads 9 comments

  4. Do We Have James Harden's Defensive Reputation All Wrong?

    James Harden 's struggles on defense are well-documented. Countless videos on YouTube , both from this past NBA season and his recent tenure with Team USA during the 2014 FIBA World Cup, demonstrate a complete lack of defensive effort...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 2 months ago 40,353 reads 150 comments

  5. Rockets Poised to Make Defensive Upgrade?

    The Houston Rockets have notoriously been labeled as a bad defensive team year after year dating back to the mid 2000′s. Could next season be a new era of change? That certainly remains to be a big possibility...

    Varoon Bose Written by Varoon Bose about 2 months ago 1,017 reads 0 comments

  6. Houston Rockets: Terrence Jones Is Better Than Advertised

    When you think of the Houston Rockets , you think immediately of past greats like Hakeem Olajuwon. Then you think of the current stars like James Harden , Dwight Howard and maybe Trevor Ariza, if only because he just signed this offseason...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 627 reads 0 comments

  7. Houston Rockets Poised to Make a Big Upgrade on Defense?

    The Houston Rockets have notoriously been labeled as a bad defensive team year after year dating back to the mid 2000′s. Could next season be a new era of change? That certainly remains to be a big possibility...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 567 reads 0 comments

  8. Some Rockets Have Extra Motivation in Summer Workouts

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 644 reads 0 comments

  9. Parsons: Rockets Told Me They Would Match Any Offer Sheet

    Before the summer, Chandler Parsons was under the impression that the Rockets would match any offer he received.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 1,631 reads 1 comments

  10. Is Dwight Howard Underrated?

    Dwight Howard . Two words. One name. A name that has generated controversy over the course of an explosive but so far unfulfilled 10 year NBA career.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 2 months ago 1,135 reads 0 comments

  11. How James Harden Can Use FIBA World Cup to Jumpstart Season with Houston Rockets

    James Harden ’s Team USA experience wasn ’t supposed to be this way. The Houston Rockets shooting guard was originally expected to fill the "super sixth man" role normally reserved in Olympic competition for Carmelo Anthony...

    Michael Pina Written by Michael Pina about 2 months ago 894 reads 1 comments

  12. Predicting Houston Rockets' Final 2014-15 Record

    The Houston Rockets had a rockier offseason than they would have liked, but they still have a couple of superstars in James Harden and Dwight Howard . And that’s enough to put them in contention for a playoff run...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 6,119 reads 33 comments

  13. Houston Rockets Can't Afford to Leave Major Hole Behind Dwight Howard

    The Houston Rockets swung for the fences this offseason by clearing cap room for a major star. While it didn't work out, the Rockets are still in position to acquire a third star ...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 3 months ago 5,732 reads 30 comments

  14. 4 Players Who Houston Rockets Need to Step Up Next Season

    The Houston Rockets were disappointed with another first-round exit this past season, and after an unlucky offseason some guys will have to step it up in 2014-15...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 3 months ago 7,206 reads 22 comments

  15. Houston Rockets: Kevin McHale on the Hot Seat?

    In the NBA , very few coaching jobs are safe. After the league shakes itself up with the NBA draft and free agency through out the summer, teams begin to slowly build up expectations...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 477 reads 2 comments

  16. Houston Rockets: Will James Harden Be NBA's Best 2 Guard?

    It was merely two years ago when James Harden , then a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder , was considered one of the most promising shooting guards that the league had to offer...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 476 reads 0 comments

  17. Terrence Jones Key to Houston Rockets' Success

    After a disappointing and frustrating rookie year, Houston Rockets ' forward Terrence Jones showed great improvement last season...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 401 reads 1 comments

  18. Houston Rockets: Omer Asik's Presence Will Be Missed

    The Houston Rockets ' bench has been a pretty hot subject this off season, and rightfully so; after Houston traded away backup point guard Jeremy Lin and backup center Omer Asik, the bench got significantly weaker...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 1,679 reads 1 comments

  19. Predicting Houston Rockets' Biggest Surprises and Breakout Players in 2014-15

    The Houston Rockets are looking to turn it around in 2014-15. After a disappointing end to last year followed by an even more disappointing outlook for this year, the Rockets could surprise some people this season...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 3 months ago 9,998 reads 29 comments

  20. 5 Things Houston Rockets Must Figure Out Before Start of 2014-15 Season

    The Houston Rockets have made a lot of moves this summer and still have more to make. There are still things they need to figure out before the season tips off...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 months ago 11,321 reads 117 comments

  21. Will Jason Terry Have a Role with the Houston Rockets?

    Earlier this week the Houston Rockets put together a trade for veteran guard Jason Terry. In the trade the Rockets also picked up 2 future 2nd-round picks in exchange for Alonzo Gee ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 555 reads 0 comments

  22. Why Houston Rockets Need Dwight Howard to Embrace the Pick-and-Roll Game

    The Houston Rockets were an offensive juggernaut last season. Scoring 108.6 points per 100 possessions last season, the Rockets held the fourth-best mark in the league...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 3 months ago 2,618 reads 30 comments

  23. Houston Rockets' PR Problems Won't Overshadow Basketball Promise

    It’s been a rough summer for the Houston Rockets . After whiffing in their pursuit of Chris Bosh , losing Chandler Parsons to the rival Dallas Mavericks and shipping ...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 3 months ago 7,173 reads 17 comments

  24. Jason Terry Won't Replace Jeremy Lin for Houston Rockets

    Desperate times call for desperate measures, which helps to explain why the Houston Rockets have resorted to a 36-year-old sixth man who's seen better days...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 3 months ago 31,806 reads 151 comments

  25. Houston Rockets' Lineup Predictions for 2014-15

    Following an active offseason, the Houston Rockets will enter 2014-15 sporting different lineups. From Trevor Ariza joining the starting five to fresh faces playing off the bench, Houston will boast new units capable of providing various contributions..

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 104 reads 0 comments