Houston Rockets

Tim Kelly
October 22, 2019 - 2:08 pm
15 years ago, it would have been unthinkable for the NBA Finals MVP to leave the team that he led to a title in free-agency. But, that's exactly what happened this past offseason, as Kawhi Leonard headed west after leading the Toronto Raptors to an NBA title. Leonard was far from the only star to...
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Tim Kelly
October 15, 2019 - 9:45 am
After acquiring former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook this offseason, the Houston Rockets, in theory, could become a challenger to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers for the Western Conference title in the 2019-20 NBA season. But James, still very much the face of the sport, had a thought on the...
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John Healy
October 14, 2019 - 3:11 pm
The much-anticipated 2019-20 NBA season is here, and it is quite a different look from the past year. With several star players switching teams in free agency, and the addition of another potential superstar-in-the-making from the NBA Draft, this season is filled with plenty of intriguing matchups...
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Eldis Sula
September 12, 2019 - 10:09 am
It has been eight years since Yao Ming retired from the NBA. In 2011, Ming -- whose birthday is today -- announced that he would no longer play for the Houston Rockets , citing serious foot and ankle injuries that forced him to sit out 250 games in his final six seasons. In his eight seasons with...
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Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets
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April 25, 2019 - 8:00 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Warriors. "That's what I want," center Clint Capela...
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Utah Jazz at Houston Rockets
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April 18, 2019 - 7:22 am
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden and the Houston Rockets didn't talk about their defeat at home by the Utah Jazz in the second game of their second-round playoff series last season before Game 2 of their first-round matchup on Wednesday night. The Beard and his teammates were certainly thinking about it...
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 Houston Rockets at Dallas Mavericks
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March 11, 2019 - 6:46 am
Gordon scored 26 points and Paul blocked Jalen Brunson's jumper in the final seconds, sending the streaking Rockets to a 94-93 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.
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