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Chandler Parsons on Rockets’ Game 2 Loss: “We Feel as if We Let One Slip Away”

Friday, April 26th, 2013

After getting blown out 120-91 in Game 1, the Houston Rockets responded on Wednesday night. They went toe-to-toe with the Oklahoma City Thunder, overcoming a 15-point deficit and eventually taking a four-point lead in the fourth quarter. It just didn't end up being enough in a 105-102 loss. Houston still has ...

Old-School Kevin McHale has New-School Rockets Back in the NBA Playoffs

Friday, April 12th, 2013

After three straight seasons of finishing in ninth place in the West and on the outside looking in at the NBA playoffs, the Houston Rockets are back in the postseason. They locked up their spot this week. Coach Kevin McHale talks about combining his old-school ways with the  new-school aspects ...

James Harden Goes Into Every Game With the Mindset That He Can’t Be Guarded

Monday, March 4th, 2013

The Oklahoma City Thunder needed to make a decision on the future of their franchise. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook already signed to massive contracts, the Thunder had to decide on either James Harden or Serge Ibaka for the future. OKC chose Ibaka. The Thunder's loss has been Houston's ...

Houston Rockets’ Jeremy Lin: “I Think We’re Building Something Special”

Monday, February 11th, 2013

In one offseason the Houston Rockets have gone from an afterthought in the Western Conference to one of the most exciting teams in the NBA. While the blockbuster trade for James Harden has a lot to do with it, it's also the risky free agent pickups of Omer Asik and ...

Royce White Opens Up About His Mental Health Disorders That Are Preventing Him From Playing in the NBA

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

It's been a dream of Royce White's to play in the NBA since he was a young kid. There's no question he has the on-the-court skills to make that dream a reality. He showed them to the entire sports world last year while he was at Iowa State and it ...

The New Look Rockets Have Taken Off Early This Season

Monday, January 7th, 2013

The Houston Rockets were one of the most aggressive teams in the NBA this offseason. The Rockets signed Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin and they made a blockbuster trade to bring James Harden to Houston as well. Those moves have paid huge dividends early on this season. After a bit ...

James Harden Adjusts to Life as an Everyday Starter in Houston, Begins Recruiting Help

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

James Harden is settling into life in Houston and he's been an absolute monster for the Rockets. Harden was averaging 23.6 points and 5.4 assists per game heading into Wednesday night's action. The former Oklahoma City guard is now adjusting to being the main man on his new team, but explains ...

Kelvin Sampson Is Trying to Keep the Rockets Focused in the Wake of Adversity

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The past two weeks have been extremely trying on the Houston Rockets both on the court and off it. On the court, the Rockets have dealt with some injuries and they have gone just 3-4 in their last seven games. But off the court it gets much more serious and ...

Daryl Morey on James Harden: “He was way better than we could’ve thought”

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

Going back all the way to last year, the Rockets tried and failed numerous times in their attempt to bring a cornerstone piece to the franchise. Their attempts at Pau Gasol, Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard all went for naught. However, the Rockets finally landed their man. Just a few ...

Houston Rockets’ Success May Hinge On Big Man Omer Asik

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

It was quite the rebuilding offseason for the Houston Rockets, who probably made the most waves when they signed point guard Jeremy Lin. However, an equally important move was signing big man Omer Asik away from the Chicago Bulls. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey says that the Rockets have had ...