Gordon Scores 30 as Rockets Beat Timberwolves 116-98

HOUSTON - Eric Gordon scored 30 points to lead the Houston Rockets to a 116-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night. James Harden returned to the Rockets' lineup after missing seven games with a left hamstring strain and finished with 10 points on 3-for-15 shooting, and added seven assists, two steals and two blocks in 26 minutes. Houston... Read More

Rockets’ Trevor Ariza, Gerald Green Suspended 2 Games Each for Entering Clippers Locker Room

HOUSTON - Houston Rockets forward Trevor Ariza and guard Gerald Green have each been suspended two games without pay following an incident that occurred after the Rockets 113-102 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night. The suspensions were announced by the league and follow its investigation that determined Ariza and Green entered the Clippers locker room immediately after... Read More

Carlos Correa Sinks First Shot at Rockets Game, $5,000 Donation Goes to Charity

HOUSTON - Carlos Correa took the first shot at the Houston Rockets game Thursday night, sinking it on the first try... because, of course he did. The tradition began when Tilman Fertitta bought the team, ESPN reports. If the celebrity shooters make the shot, a charity gets $5,000. If they miss, the charity gets $1,000. Source: Read More

Rockets Roll to 7th Straight with 118-95 Win Over Lakers

LOS ANGELES - The way Chris Paul sees it, this is only the beginning for the Houston Rockets. James Harden scored 36 points, Eric Gordon added 22 off the bench and the Rockets blew past the Los Angeles Lakers 118-95 on Sunday night for their seventh consecutive victory - all by at least 14 points. We're capable of a lot... Read More

Rockets beat Pacers 118-95

INDIANAPOLIS - James Harden had 26 points and 15 assists and the Houston Rockets beat the Indiana Pacers 118-95 on Sunday night. Indianapolis native Eric Gordon had 21 points for Houston, and Clint Capela had 20 points and 17 rebounds. Houston led by 23 in the game that was hardly contested by Indiana. The Rockets overwhelmed the Pacers from the... Read More

Harden’s Career-High 56 Lead Rockets Past Jazz, 137-110

HOUSTON - James Harden scored a career-high 56 points and added 13 assists in just 35 minutes to lead the Houston Rockets to a 137-110 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night. Harden finished 19 of 25 from the field after missing his last three attempts. The MVP runner-up was a perfect 7 for 7 from beyond the arc... Read More

Draymond Green Goes Down, Rockets Rally to Spoil Warriors Ring Night 122-121

Draymond Green is not the best player on the Warriors. He’s third or fourth best, depending on what you think of him vs. Klay Thompson. But Draymond Green is the most important Warrior — what they do defensively does not work without him (and their small ball playmaking suffers as well). Without him, the Warriors are not the same. That... Read More

Hockey Back in Houston? Rockets Owner Tilman Fertitta says It’s Possible

HOUSTON - Is Houston another step closer to having hockey back in town? New Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta and Rockets CEO Tad Brown discussed the possibility of bringing a National Hockey League team to Houston at the former's introductory press conference Tuesday afternoon. Houston has a long history of hockey. The Houston Aeros played in the American Hockey League, basically the farm... Read More

The Era of the Mediocre Shooting Guard

What happened to the shooting guard position over the last 3-5 seasons? The shooting guard position has changed drastically over the years due to the rapid development of the point guards and small forward’s offensive production. In the 80s and early 90s the point guards main responsibility was to set the offense up, score about 12-15 points, and not turn... Read More

Houston Businessman Tilman Fertitta Buys Rockets For a Record $2.2 Billion

The Houston Rockets have been sold to local billionaire Tilman Fertitta, who called the purchase of his hometown team a "dream come true." Terms of the sale, which was announced Tuesday, were not disclosed. A league source told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, however, that Fertitta agreed to purchase the team from Leslie Alexander for $2.2 billion, a record sale price for... Read More

Another Man of Steel: Bam Adebayo

  Dwight Howard in his prime was the most dominant big man in the league, bringing in 3 Defensive MVP’s, 5 All-NBA first team selections, and 8 All-Star selections. In this year’s upcoming draft there is a draftee that has similar qualities and that has the potential to be just as good as Howard. Bam Adebayo is a 6’10 260-pound... Read More

March Madness

In just fourteen days, the National College Basketball tournament will start. Before any teams book their flights and start giving out student section tickets, they have to participate in their particular conference tournament. There will be thirty-two winners from each conference that will receive an automatic bid into the pool of sixty-eight teams. For example, in last year’s tournament, Holy... Read More