1. Early Reviews of Houston Rockets' Josh Smith Experiment Are Lukewarm

    The Houston Rockets had a unique opportunity around Christmas time this season. The team acquired Josh Smith from free agency, for a relatively cheap price, to add to their shaky depth midseason...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 6 days ago 11,526 reads 50 comments

  2. Do Houston Rockets Need One More Big Trade?

    The Houston Rockets are in the midst of one of the greatest midseason arms races the Western Conference has ever seen. Contenders out West are stockpiling talent in order to make a run in the postseason, and the Rockets are no exception...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 14 days ago 14,437 reads 68 comments

  3. Houston Rockets Power Rankings: Rating Every Player Near Season's Halfway Point

    With the halfway point approaching, the Houston Rockets are in the thick of a brutal Western Conference. Led by James Harden , the Rockets have hung tough with the best teams in the NBA and remain near the top of the standings...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 20 days ago 9,145 reads 53 comments

  4. How Houston Rockets Can Win the Western Conference

    This may be the best the Western Conference has ever been, yet the Houston Rockets are right in the thick of it. The new-look Rockets and their transformed defense are in the top tier of the brutal West...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 25 days ago 5,235 reads 42 comments

  5. 5 Unsung Reasons the Houston Rockets Just Keep Winning

    With all of the injuries, trades and other nonsense throughout the season, those dang Rockets just keep on winning. With James Harden leading the way, Houston finds itself in the top tier of the league at the one-third mark of the season...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 12,720 reads 46 comments

  6. Should Houston Rockets Search out a Blockbuster Move by NBA Trade Deadline?

    Every Houston Rockets fan knows that general manager Daryl Morey likes to make moves. "Dork Elvis" has pulled the trigger on a deadline deal at the last seven deadlines, and there's a good chance in a couple months he makes it eight...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 16,089 reads 116 comments

  7. Houston Rockets: 10 Best Highlights of the 2014-15 Season so Far

    It's been a great start to the 2014-15 season for the Houston Rockets . Despite a ton of injuries, the pesky Rockets have been able to stick around the top of the West, and a lot of highlight plays have helped them get there...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 1,770 reads 2 comments

  8. Houston Rockets Power Rankings: Evaluating Full Roster After First 6 Weeks

    The first six weeks for Houston have been quite eventful. The Rockets came out firing, jumping out to a 6-0 start...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 1 month ago 6,945 reads 53 comments

  9. Houston Rockets' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    Despite some key injuries throughout the first month of the season, the Houston Rockets have weathered the storm quite well...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 2 months ago 2,952 reads 2 comments

  10. Progress Reports for Houston Rockets' Newcomers

    After an eventful summer of NBA transactions, the Rockets have quite a few newcomers in their rotation this season...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 2 months ago 696 reads 0 comments

  11. Pleasant Surprises from Houston Rockets' Early-Season Games

    There have been several surprises to start this 2014-15 season but perhaps none as pleasant as the red-hot Houston Rockets ...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 3 months ago 4,499 reads 16 comments

  12. Early Takeaways from Trevor Ariza's Performance with Houston Rockets

    No one has gotten off to a hotter start than Trevor Ariza and the Houston Rockets . In his return to Houston, Ariza is now in the right place at the right time...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 3 months ago 5,275 reads 14 comments

  13. What We've Learned About 2014-15 Houston Rockets so Far

    One week into the 2014-15 season, the Rockets are off to a good start. There hasn't been great competition just yet, but we still have seen the guys in red and white enough to make some observations...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 3 months ago 11,335 reads 36 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 9,988 reads 57 comments

  15. Houston Rockets Highlights to Get You Pumped Up for 2014-15 Season

    A lot has gone wrong for the Houston Rockets lately. Ever since Damian Lillard sent them packing earlier than expected in the 2013-14 postseason, the Rockets have had the bad news pile on...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 3 months ago 5,859 reads 28 comments

  16. What to Watch for at Houston Rockets' 2014 Training Camp

    Houston Rockets fans can rejoice as training camp approaches and the new season begins. After a long summer full of playoff and free-agent disappointments, a new year with new hope has finally arrived...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 4 months ago 4,794 reads 28 comments

  17. Grading Each Position Going into Houston Rockets 2014 Training Camp

    Heading into training camp, the Houston Rockets depth chart is not as star-studded as we all hoped it would be. With no Carmelo Anthony or Chris Bosh , Houston had to fill out its roster with young, unproven talent...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 4 months ago 4,179 reads 10 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 7,259 reads 22 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 5 months ago 9,985 reads 29 comments

  20. 5 Reasons Why Houston Rockets Could Surpass Expectations Next Year

    A painful first-round exit turned into an even worse offseason, but it's not time to panic just yet for the Houston Rockets ...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 5 months ago 14,640 reads 75 comments

  21. Houston Rockets' Biggest Winners and Losers of the 2014 Offseason

    It was an unfortunate offseason for the Houston Rockets , who missed out on their top free-agent targets and lost some key role players. But all things considered, the Rockets are still in decent shape out West...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 6 months ago 8,324 reads 36 comments

  22. Early Win-Loss Predictions for Houston Rockets Next Season

    With the NBA schedule release right around the corner, the Houston Rockets are not in great shape. The roster took a hit after clearing cap space to bring in a third superstar that never came...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 6 months ago 10,247 reads 55 comments

  23. Early Predictions for Houston Rockets' Starting Lineup

    After the roller coaster ride of NBA free agency, we finally have a clear picture of what the Houston Rockets lineup will be for the 2014-15 season...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 6 months ago 16,818 reads 113 comments

  24. Will Trevor Ariza's Second Stint with Rockets Go Better Than First?

    He may not have been their first choice, but either way, the Houston Rockets have agreed on a deal with free agent forward Trevor Ariza , according to Sam Amick of USA Today ...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 7 months ago 1,852 reads 3 comments

  25. Ranking Houston Rockets' Most Believable 2014 NBA Free Agency Rumors

    NBA free agency has begun, and the Houston Rockets rumors are spreading like wildfire. General manager Daryl Morey is well known for making a splash in the offseason, just as he has the past two summers with James Harden and Dwight Howard ...

    Jake Lapin Written by Jake Lapin about 7 months ago 13,083 reads 20 comments