1. Houston Rockets Rumors: Buying or Selling Gossip Ahead of 2015 NBA Draft

    As we approach the NBA draft, rumors abound for the Houston Rockets , as they do for every team. Also, with every team and every offseason, you can't believe everything you hear...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 9,558 reads 22 comments

  2. 10 Greatest Individual Accomplishments from the 2014-15 NBA Season

    The 2014-15 NBA season is over, but it was an amazing year in terms of both team and individual accomplishments...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 35,341 reads 165 comments

  3. Don't Look Now: Minnesota Timberwolves Are Poised as NBA's Next Breakout Team

    It doesn’t seem realistic to look at the team that had the worst record in the league last year and think, “That group right there is full of promise,” but make no mistake about it: The Minnesota Timberwolves are a team on the rise...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 36,143 reads 148 comments

  4. 5 Realistic Targets for Houston Rockets to Chase in 2015 NBA Free Agency

    The Houston Rockets will view free agency differently this year than in the past few summers. That’s because they don’t have the same type of cap room they previously had...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 38,518 reads 115 comments

  5. One Skill Each Member of the Houston Rockets Must Improve This Offseason

    There are two ways teams can improve. One way is through the acquisition of personnel through the draft or free agency. The other way is by the existing players developing skills...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 3,096 reads 13 comments

  6. How Fred Hoiberg Can Help Doug McDermott Reach His Potential with Chicago Bulls

    Of all the players on the Chicago Bulls , arguably none stands to benefit more from the recent change in head coach than Doug McDermott , who has a chance to thrive with Fred Hoiberg at the helm...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 16,263 reads 88 comments

  7. Would a 2015 Finals Win Put LeBron James on NBA's 'Mount Rushmore'?

    LeBron James is vying to win his third championship as his Cleveland Cavaliers are currently up on the Golden State Warriors 2-1 in the NBA Finals. Such an achievement would validate his biggest boast...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 12,539 reads 47 comments

  8. Is Sergio Llull Answer to Houston Rockets' Need at Point Guard?

    The Houston Rockets need a new starting point guard and alternate shot creator alongside James Harden . Sergio Llull is on their radar . Everything else about him might be swirling with questions, but that much is not...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 22,781 reads 118 comments

  9. 6 Burning Questions Facing Fred Hoiberg After Chicago Bulls Hire

    As Fred Hoiberg, the freshly announced coach of the Chicago Bulls , prepares to take over the reins of the team, he has several challenges facing him. How he meets them will determine his legacy in the Windy City...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 22,843 reads 111 comments

  10. Houston Rockets Can Chase Big Names Via Trade, Not Free Agency This Offseason

    Daryl Morey, general manager of the Houston Rockets , does not take the offseason off. Every year he at least tries to make a major move. Three years ago, he landed James Harden via trade...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 30,222 reads 192 comments

  11. 3-Step Plan for Houston Rockets to Return to the Playoffs in 2015-16

    The Houston Rockets got to the Western Conference Finals this year—a level of success which surpassed expectations coming into the season. But as they assess their offseason, they can’t skip to that point and figure out how to get further...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 14,872 reads 133 comments

  12. Biggest Offseason Needs for Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets ’ season came to an end after a gentleman’s sweep at the hands of the Golden State Warriors . Now, as the offseason begins, it’s time to identify and address the needs to take the next step...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 34,782 reads 350 comments

  13. Josh Smith Providing Houston Rockets with Front-Line Future and Questions

    When the Detroit Pistons cut Josh Smith , few probably thought he would go on to be the difference in the Houston Rockets making it to the Western Conference Finals, much less surviving a sweep...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 2,569 reads 15 comments

  14. 5 Keys for Houston Rockets to Get off the Mat Against Golden State Warriors

    During the Houston Rockets first two games against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, they put up a great fight, even if they lost. In Game 3 on Saturday, though, the Warriors figuratively went WWE on the Rockets...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 6,986 reads 72 comments

  15. James Harden Is More Than Holding His Own in Heavyweight Duel with Steph Curry

    James Harden of the Houston Rockets and Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors are locked in a battle worth watching in the Western Conference Finals. It justifies every bit the pair finishing in the top two in MVP voting...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 14,466 reads 90 comments

  16. Who the Houston Rockets Should Target in the 2015 NBA Draft

    The Houston Rockets are in the Western Conference Finals, but at least a part of the front office’s attention right now must be shifted toward the NBA draft...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 11,356 reads 39 comments

  17. 5 Keys for Houston Rockets to Win Western Conference Finals

    The Houston Rockets are not good enough to be in the Western Conference Finals. Someone forgot to tell them that, though, and they’re there. While the Golden State Warriors are the heavy favorites, the Rockets won’t care about that...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 19,202 reads 121 comments

  18. Chris Paul or James Harden: Who Is Under Greater Pressure to Win Game 7?

    James Harden and Chris Paul will square off in Game 7 of their Western Conference Semifinals series. Both players are the leaders of their respective teams, but which of the two ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 24,606 reads 97 comments

  19. 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 over 1 year ago 23,604 reads 146 comments

  20. 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 over 1 year ago 13,792 reads 33 comments

  21. Are Houston Rockets Suffering from Playoff Scheme or Execution Letdowns?

    During the Houston Rockets ' second-round game with the Los Angeles Clippers , TNT announcer Reggie Miller raised the point that you “can’t come up with adjustments for non-execution...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 12,113 reads 64 comments

  22. Stopping Blake Griffin Is Top Priority for Houston Rockets in Game 2

    When the Los Angeles Clippers toppled the Houston Rockets in Game 1, stealing home-court advantage in the process, vaunted superstar Chris Paul wasn't even playing...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 3,495 reads 49 comments

  23. 3 Matchups to Watch in Los Angeles Clippers vs. Houston Rockets 2nd-Round Series

    The Houston Rockets finally know who their opponent is in the second round. After a series for the ages, the Los Angeles Clippers won the right to advance over the San Antonio Spurs ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 4,664 reads 12 comments

  24. James Harden Is Quietly Answering Big Playoff Questions for Houston Rockets

    A funny thing happened to James Harden on the way to the free-throw line. The Houston Rocket stopped getting there and started proving he can still be dangerous in the playoffs...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 13,860 reads 46 comments

  25. Houston Rockets Have No Room for Error in NBA Playoffs' Second Round

    The Houston Rockets have advanced to the second round for just the first time since 2008 by solidly beating the Dallas Mavericks in five games. Now they hope to advance to the conference finals for the first time since 1997...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 10,577 reads 72 comments