1. Shine Is Returning to Josh Smith's Game with Houston Rockets

    In Game 2 of the Houston Rockets ' series with the Dallas Mavericks , Josh Smith had a much-earned moment in the sun. After he set up Dwight Howard with lob after lob, he topped it off by posterizing Tyson Chandler ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 2 days ago 11,652 reads 40 comments

  2. Turns out Dwight Howard Can Still Star for Houston Rockets

    The reports of the demise of Dwight Howard ’s career have been greatly exaggerated, albeit in an entirely understated way...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 3 days ago 8,184 reads 59 comments

  3. Biggest Adjustments Houston Rockets Must Make in Game 2 vs. Dallas Mavericks

    The Houston Rockets had their way with the Dallas Mavericks for much of their Game 1, but even with that being the case, the Rockets will need to make adjustments to maintain their dominance in Game 2...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 6 days ago 13,945 reads 89 comments

  4. Dallas Mavericks vs. Houston Rockets: 1st-Round Analysis and Predictions

    The Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks are set for an in-state battle to start off their playoff runs. The Rockets completed their unlikely run to the No...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 10 days ago 34,752 reads 239 comments

  5. 2015 NBA Free Agents: List of Top Available Players This Offseason

    With the NBA ’s regular season drawing to a close, the offseason immediately looms for 14 of the league’s 30 teams, and that means those franchises and their fans are ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 11 days ago 57,162 reads 135 comments

  6. Does Future of These Chicago Bulls Rest on 2014-15 NBA Playoffs Performance?

    Heading into the playoffs, two futures seem possible for the Chicago Bulls . One ends with John “Hannibal” Smith declaring, “I love it when a plan comes together...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 13 days ago 15,657 reads 101 comments

  7. Dwight Howard in Strange Role as Houston Rockets' Playoffs X-Factor

    Dwight Howard is back from injury (bone marrow aspirate injection), but he’s not returning to the same role he had before he went out...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 16 days ago 44,646 reads 90 comments

  8. 10 Moments That Defined James Harden's Historic Season

    James Harden 's season started with controversy, but it may end with an MVP and a scoring championship. The Houston Rockets superstar has done nothing but back up his words, all year long...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 17 days ago 1,953 reads 6 comments

  9. Why Steve Kerr's Season Is the Best by Any NBA Rookie Coach Ever

    When the Golden State Warriors beat the Dallas Mavericks on April 4, Steve Kerr set a new NBA record for wins by a rookie head coach...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 20 days ago 6,388 reads 43 comments

  10. Donatas Motiejunas or Terrence Jones: Who Should Start at PF for Houston Rockets

    In short order, the Houston Rockets will be faced with the most pleasant of dilemmas: Who should start at power forward, Terrence Jones or Donatas Motiejunas ? For the bulk ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 24 days ago 8,773 reads 69 comments

  11. Derrick Rose's Return May Not Require Much Adjusting from Chicago Bulls

    In many ways, this might seem like this is just another year of waiting for the Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose coming back from injury...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 25 days ago 13,888 reads 63 comments

  12. How Will History Remember Anthony Davis' Masterpiece of a Season?

    In 15 years, when Anthony Davis announces his retirement after the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Mexico City Matadors in the NBA Finals, people will look back at his career and ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 27 days ago 18,776 reads 42 comments

  13. Projecting Chicago Bulls' Best and Worst Eastern Conference Playoff Matchups

    The Chicago Bulls are gearing up for the postseason. Who are they likely to play? Who do they want to play? And what seed do they want land? They currently reside in third, after trouncing the Toronto Raptors by 13 points on March 25...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 20,850 reads 86 comments

  14. Mirotic Making NBA Rookie of the Year Race About More Than Just Wiggins

    As we headed into the All-Star break, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that Andrew Wiggins of the Minnesota Timberwolves was going to win the Rookie of the Year...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 23,792 reads 113 comments

  15. One Issue Potential NBA Playoff Teams Need to Battle

    The greatest reset button in the NBA is the beginning of the playoffs. Every team is 0-0 when the postseason starts, regardless of who it's playing...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 46,420 reads 203 comments

  16. Dwight Howard's Absence Making James Harden's MVP Case Even Stronger

    James Harden should be this year’s MVP. Stephen Curry has done more with more. Russell Westbrook and Anthony Davis have done less with less. And LeBron James has done less with more...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 6,985 reads 92 comments

  17. Projecting Houston Rockets' Best and Worst Western Conference Playoff Matchups

    With the playoffs just a month away, it’s time to start pondering what the potential matchups are. With the crazy, packed Western Conference, who knows how the final seedings will pan out...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 6,108 reads 44 comments

  18. Ranking the Best Starting Lineups in the NBA

    Who has the best starting five in the NBA ? And how do you determine that? It’s not as easy as just looking at records. Benches and injuries play into things as well. Even trades can factor in...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 11,616 reads 36 comments

  19. Don't Count out Chicago Bulls from NBA's Title Race Just Yet

    If the playoffs started today, the Chicago Bulls wouldn’t go very far. They’ve been pretty awful lately. In the month of March, they are 3-6. They’ve been outscored by 5...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 18,362 reads 94 comments

  20. Houston Rockets Have Found the Right Help for James Harden in the Playoffs

    When the Houston Rockets played the Utah Jazz on March 12, James Harden had one of his worst games of the year, and the Jazz thrashed the Rockets, 109-91. It was a continuation of Harden’s recent three-game slump...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 23,413 reads 72 comments

  21. What's Nikola Mirotic's Ceiling for the Chicago Bulls Now?

    When Nikola Mirotic was playing in Europe, everyone wanted to know: Was he the next Toni Kukoc? The next Dirk Nowitzki ? Or was he just the next Andrea Bargnani? Now that he’s ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 26,477 reads 74 comments

  22. Each NBA Team's Biggest Boost Off the Bench

    One of the most exciting experiences for an NBA fan is when their team is seemingly out of a game, only to have the bench come in and turn things around. For that reason, we want to honor the guys who bring the biggest boost off the bench...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 72,360 reads 171 comments

  23. How Donatas Motiejunas Became Houston Rockets' Best Low-Post Threat

    Donatas Motiejunas has turned out to be the right answer, but apparently the Houston Rockets got the question wrong. They thought he was going to be their stretch 4. Instead, he’s become the team’s best low-post scorer...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 4,803 reads 3 comments

  24. Josh Smith Is Slowly Saving His Season and More with Houston Rockets

    When Josh Smith first went to the Houston Rockets , all the stories were about how much better the Detroit Pistons were without him. But Smith has been better on his new team, too, as he’s slowly salvaging his season and image...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 6,404 reads 4 comments

  25. Terrence Jones Proving He Can Be Houston Rockets' 3rd Star

    Terrence Jones is feasting at the rim, and in doing so, he is becoming the third scorer the Houston Rockets desperately need to take the pressure off James Harden in a postseason run...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 month ago 10,897 reads 69 comments