1. Houston Rockets: Give Terrence Williams and Hasheem Thabeet a Chance

    Terrence Williams was acquired from the New Jersey Nets for a first-round draft pick. He played in 11 games for Houston and averaged 3.6 points, less than an assist and 1.5 rebounds in seven minutes...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 4,224 reads 6 comments

  2. Houston Rockets Trade Scenarios: 5 Post Draft/Lockout Deals They Could Make

    The Rockets had a very successful draft. They got a guy who was supposed to go much higher in Marcus Morris and they found someone to take Brad Miller in his contract while somehow finding a way to get a potential filled Lithuanian and Johnny Flynn...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 5,748 reads 15 comments

  3. Kevin McHale: 5 Bold Moves to Make His Presence Felt with Houston Rockets

    Kevin McHale was hired to be head coach of the Houston Rockets because he has prior coaching experience, because he's a Hall of Fame power forward and a coach that just about every player who has played for him has loved...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 2,990 reads 5 comments

  4. Houston Rockets: Players to Keep and Ditch for Next Season

    The Houston Rockets are at a crossroad between rebuilding and competing for an NBA championship. They have the role players, but they don't have the superstar. If they had a superstar, you could argue they could be the best team in the league...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 6,522 reads 34 comments

  5. NBA Playoffs 2011: Los Angeles Lakers vs. New Orleans Hornets Game 3 Live

    Hey guys, James Schmidt here live blogging for Game 3 of the Hornets against the Lakers. New Orleans took home-field advantage after a surprising win in Game 1 and after a tough loss ...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 1,762 reads 26 comments

  6. NBA Playoffs 2011: Dallas Mavericks vs. Portland Trail Blazers Game 2 Blog

    Hey guys, it's James Schmidt, a Houston Rockets featured columnist here at B/R. I'm gonna be live blogging the second game of the Trail Blazers versus the Mavericks . We'll just do a quick matchup run down to get started...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 1,867 reads 9 comments

  7. 2011 NBA Playoffs: Atlanta Hawks vs Orlando Magic Game 1 Postgame Reaction

    Dwight Howard had a monster of a game with 46 points and 19 rebounds...but the Magic still found a way to lose this one...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 775 reads 8 comments

  8. NBA Draft 2011: 10 Forwards the Houston Rockets Should Target

    The Houston Rockets have been extremely hot of late, beating the Spurs, Atlanta and pulling closer to a playoff seed...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 8,009 reads 9 comments

  9. NBA MVP: Would the Real MVP Please Stand Up? Why Dwight Howard Should Win

    Most people think the MVP is a runaway and probably will be a runaway win for Derrick Rose , but is he really deserving? I'm not taking away that he has had and is still having a phenomenal season...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 1,023 reads 59 comments

  10. Houston Rockets: 5 Reasons Kyle Lowry Is the Most Underrated Guard in the NBA

    Aaron Brooks was the starting point guard heading into this season after he had a stellar season last year, averaging 20 points per game...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 2,807 reads 5 comments

  11. Goran Dragic: Will the Houston Rocket Ever Become a NBA Star?

    The Rockets traded Aaron Brooks to the Phoenix Suns , minutes before the deadline for Goran Dragic and a first-round draft pick. My immediate reaction was, Goran Dragic? I thought Aaron Brooks had far more value...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 4,070 reads 21 comments

  12. Houston Rockets' Offseason To-Do List: 3 Moves GM Daryl Morey Must Make

    Daryl Morey made magic happen for the Rockets at the trade deadline last year—trading Tracy McGrady's corpse and a bag of chips for Kevin Martin, Jordan Hill and Knicks draft picks...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 6,610 reads 16 comments

  13. Houston Rockets: Should Daryl Morey Re-Sign Yao Ming or Let Him Go?

    Since Yao was drafted in 2002 with the first overall pick, he has been a dominant force in the paint. But like every player, you can only dominate when you actually play and Yao ...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 2,951 reads 18 comments

  14. Houston Rockets: Did the Team Actually Get Better by Trading Away Shane Battier?

    The Rockets traded away Shane Battier to Memphis in a deal that brought Hasheem Thabeet and a 2013 lottery-protected pick...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 2,076 reads 2 comments

  15. Houston Rockets: 10 Players to Monitor in March for Upcoming NBA Draft

    The Rockets are in mini-rebuild mode right now. They brought in some young talent and draft picks, but they still have a core of veterans that can keep them competitive...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 6,594 reads 15 comments

  16. NBA Trades: Were the Houston Rockets' Deadline Deals Necessary?

    The Houston Rockets had me and a couple other friends practically up all night nervous wondering who we were going to get and when. It was virtually silent for about 30 minutes until someone posted that we were in serious discussion for Hasheem Thabeet...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 2,061 reads 6 comments

  17. Houston Rockets: 5 Reasons Luis Scola Is One of NBA's Most Underrated Players

    The crafty Argentinian was traded to Houston when the San Antonio Spurs realized they had no room left for him on their roster. He has made them pay ever since...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 1,709 reads 9 comments

  18. Houston Rockets: 10 Moves to Make Them a Legitimate Playoff Team

    Coming into the year, Houston thought it would be a legitimate playoff team. That was before the injury bug, once again, hit Houston. Yao Ming went down for the season, and Aaron Brooks was out for a month or two and still isn't back to full health...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 5,084 reads 10 comments

  19. Houston Rockets: 10 Bold Predictions for the Post All-Star Break

    The Rockets lost their last game before the All-Star Break to the Philadelphia 76ers. That is a tough loss because instead of being three games out of .500, they are now five games out...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 3,941 reads 21 comments

  20. Houston Rockets: The 10 Biggest Hurdles Between The Team and the Playoffs

    The Rockets were supposed to be a dark-horse team capable of getting a top four spot in the Western Conference this season. Like usual, injuries overtook the season and two of the top players on the team suffered major injuries...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 5,146 reads 5 comments

  21. Houston Rockets: 10 Centers Who Could Replace Yao Ming

    Yao Ming was sidelined earlier this season with what seemed to be a fairly minor injury, but things took a turn for the worse once Houston realized it was possibly career-threatening...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 3,747 reads 13 comments

  22. Houston Rockets Trade Rumors: 5 Reasons They Should Unload Aaron Brooks

    Aaron Brooks, last year's Most Improved Player, got injured during the fifth game of the NBA season against the San Antonio Spurs. Manu pulled a jackass move by cutting under him while he was shooting a halfcourt shot...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 6,156 reads 6 comments

  23. NBA Power Rankings Week 14: Spurs Coasting, Lakers Rising, Heat Slipping

    Man—14 weeks already in the books? Sure doesn't feel like it. Well, it's been a great season of basketball thus far; I think everyone can agree with that...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about over 3 years ago 3,962 reads 16 comments

  24. NBA Trade Rumors: 5 Scenarios for the Houston Rockets

    The Rockets have struggled this year, no question about it. Losing tonight to the Mavericks puts them at 22-26, sure it could be worse, but it could be a lot better...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about almost 4 years ago 4,498 reads 58 comments

  25. Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors: Ranking Melo's Likeliest Destinations

    I might die from shock if you some of you haven't heard Carmelo wants out of Denver, so we'll just get right into it...

    James Schmidt Written by James Schmidt about almost 4 years ago 2,290 reads 33 comments