1. Will Another Quiet Offseason Pay off for Houston Rockets?

    Did you hear the one about the Houston Rockets ' offseason? What? The Rockets had an offseason ? General manager Daryl Morey has consistently made a big splash every summer...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 2 years ago 21,504 reads 149 comments

  2. Best 2015 NBA Free-Agency Landing Spots for Houston Rockets' Josh Smith

    Josh Smith is a free agent. He’s coming off a turbulent season in which he was first waived by the Detroit Pistons , then picked up by the Houston Rockets , with whom he rejuvenated his career...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 2 years ago 116,649 reads 195 comments

  3. Will NY Knicks or LA Lakers Make It Back to the NBA Playoffs First?

    Long heralded as two of the NBA ’s marquee franchises, the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers were two of the worst teams in the Association last season...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 2 years ago 110,908 reads 429 comments

  4. New Coach and Contract, Same Importance for Chicago Bulls' Mike Dunleavy

    Mike Dunleavy Jr. chose to stay with the Chicago Bulls , agreeing to a three-year pact for $14.4 million...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 2 years ago 3,738 reads 8 comments

  5. Trade Ideas for Houston Rockets Forward Terrence Jones

    By drafting Sam Dekker and Montrezl Harrell, the Houston Rockets added two more forwards to an already crowded frontcourt. This is only serving to increase the chatter that Terrence Jones is on the trading block...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 2 years ago 42,175 reads 202 comments

  6. Realistic Expectations for Sam Dekker's Rookie Season with the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets drafted Sam Dekker with their first-round pick in a somewhat—but not entirely—surprising selection. The Wisconsin small forward fell in the draft, and the Rockets were happy to sweep him up...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 2 years ago 28,385 reads 109 comments

  7. What Should Chicago Bulls Do Next After the 2015 NBA Draft?

    The Chicago Bulls drafted Arkansas power forward Bobby Portis in the 2015 NBA draft. What does that mean for the rest of the Bulls and how the front office of Gar Forman ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 2 years ago 29,485 reads 170 comments

  8. 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 2 years ago 9,583 reads 22 comments

  9. 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 2 years ago 35,666 reads 165 comments

  10. 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 2 years ago 36,306 reads 148 comments

  11. 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 2 years ago 38,569 reads 115 comments

  12. 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 2 years ago 3,102 reads 13 comments

  13. 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 2 years ago 16,277 reads 88 comments

  14. 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 2 years ago 12,648 reads 47 comments

  15. 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 2 years ago 22,836 reads 118 comments

  16. 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 2 years ago 22,862 reads 111 comments

  17. 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 2 years ago 30,309 reads 192 comments

  18. 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 2 years ago 14,892 reads 133 comments

  19. 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 2 years ago 34,820 reads 350 comments

  20. 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 2 years ago 2,581 reads 15 comments

  21. 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 2 years ago 7,007 reads 72 comments

  22. 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 2 years ago 14,480 reads 89 comments

  23. 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 2 years ago 11,434 reads 39 comments

  24. 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 2 years ago 19,262 reads 121 comments

  25. 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 2 years ago 24,661 reads 97 comments