Houston Rockets

Dylan Guest - Apr 14, 2022

With the regular season now over, the league’s five most struggling teams of this season, the Houston Rockets, Orlando Magic, and Detroit Pistons, will certainly be looking for improvement. With that being said, the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft will likely be these teams’ primary focus. Adding a young building block isn’t the only way to […]

Cameron Cornell - Oct 17, 2021

This year’s NBA draft class is one of the deepest draft classes in recent memory. The top five draft picks have garnered a lot of attention, but that has left a lot of the other rookies to fall off the radar. With how good these three rookies are, it would not be shocking to see […]

Cameron Cornell - Sep 26, 2021

The post-James Harden era for the Houston Rockets did not go smoothly last season. After the all-star guard was traded, the Rockets finished the season with the worst record in the NBA (17-55). Second-year head coach Stephen Silas now gets an offseason with no drama. The Rockets have a lot of young talent, but their […]

Dylan Guest - Sep 14, 2021

The Houston Rockets and John Wall have mutually agreed to find a new destination for the point guard, according to Shams Charania. This makes sense, as the Rockets are rebuilding whereas Wall is in the twilight of his career. Wall actually had a decent campaign last season, averaging 20.6 points and 6.9 assists per game. He was […]

Lawrence George - Sep 13, 2021

The NBA Southwest Division is set for another competitive year as the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, Memphis Grizzlies, New Orleans Pelicans, and San Antonio Spurs are set to compete for a playoff berth. Bookies have Dallas as the favorite to win the most games in the division closely followed by Memphis. NBA 2021-22 Win/Loss Totals […]

The Houston Rockets had a great draft
Lawrence George - Jul 30, 2021

The Houston Rockets had a wonderful 2021 NBA Draft making four selections in the first round. After an ugly 2020 campaign that saw an underwhelming return for James Harden, the Rockets bounced back in a big way. Let’s take a look at the Houston Rockets draft grades. 2021 NBA Draft: Houston Rockets Grades Houston Rockets […]

Cameron Cornell - Jul 14, 2021

The NBA Draft is roughly two weeks away, which means it’s trade rumor time. It was reported today via The Ringer that the Houston Rockets want Cade Cunningham, the projected number one pick. This is interesting given that the Detroit Pistons have the number one pick. While the Rockets can hope that Detroit passes on Cunningham, […]

Dylan Guest - Jun 29, 2021

According to John Hollinger of the Athletic, there’s a belief around the league that the Golden State Warriors are willing to dangle James Wiseman and the seventh overall pick in the 2021 Draft for players who will immediately upgrade their roster. One name to watch, as mentioned by Hollinger, is Pascal Siakam. The Warriors are built […]

Keith Watkins - Jun 24, 2021

The ping-pong balls have fallen in favor of the Detroit Pistons, and they are the winners of the 2021 NBA Draft Lottery. After enduring a tough couple of seasons, the lottery gods have offered Detroit a glimmer of hope with the first selection in this year’s upcoming draft. With the draft order finally set, here […]

Fantasy Basketball
Cameron Cornell - Mar 29, 2021

This year’s trade deadline brought moves that once again had massive ramifications around the league. Trades cause value changes for players and it is important to know which players are the risers and fallers. These players should be targeted for their upside or traded to try to get back as much as possible. Fantasy Basketball […]

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, 2-time All-Star Victor Oladipo has been traded from the Houston Rockets to the Miami Heat. Houston is trading Victor Oladipo to Miami, source tells ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) March 25, 2021 In return, the Houston Rockets received Avery Bradley, Kelly Olynyk, and a 2022 pick swap. Victor Oladipo to […]

Dylan Guest - Mar 19, 2021

The Houston Rockets‘ season, in terms of playoff hopes, is essentially over. They’re on a double-digit losing streak and trying to find their identity after trading away James Harden. Bright spots, however, have been Christian Wood, Kevin Porter Jr., and Jae’Sean Tate. The future isn’t necessarily dreary, and they can continue to build by trading away Victor Oladipo before the […]

PJ Tucker may be on his way out in Houston. Check out some potential landing spots for the 35-year-old Tucker.
Avinash Chauhan - Mar 12, 2021

Much like his former teammate James Harden, it appears that P.J. Tucker will not finish the season with the Houston Rockets. On Thursday night, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported PJ Tucker “remains frustrated that he hasn’t been moved to a contender”. He sat out the Rockets’ game against the Sacramento Kings, and it’s “unclear when Tucker […]

According to a recent report from Shams Charania of The Athletic, DeMarcus Cousins and the Houston Rockets will be going their separate ways. The Houston Rockets and center DeMarcus Cousins are planning to part ways in coming days, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Houston wants to go smaller, younger in frontcourt when Christian Wood returns and […]

With the James Harden superstar trade officially done, another blockbuster deal is in the books. Throughout NBA history, trading players of this caliber is a rarity. Especially midseason. Only so many superstars have moved in the NBA’s 75-year history. Today we will be looking at these trades and counting down the five best superstar trades […]

Trade grades are one of the most fun aspects of blockbuster deals. In one of the most anticipated moves of the season, James Harden of the Houston Rockets has finally been traded. Harden got his wish and will play for the Brooklyn Nets with his former teammate Kevin Durant. After two blowout losses in a row […]

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Dylan Guest - Apr 14, 2022

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John Caul - Apr 14, 2022

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Dylan Guest - Apr 14, 2022

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Elaine Blum - Apr 14, 2022

After playing four seasons at Michigan State, forward Gabe Brown has declared for the upcoming 2022 NBA Draft. Since then, Brown has taken part in the NBA G League Elite Camp and worked out with the Boston Celtics. Workouts with other teams are scheduled, as the forward explores his possibilities for a future in the […]

Dylan Guest - Apr 14, 2022

After failing to make the playoffs this season, the LA Clippers should look into trades to bolster their roster for next season. Injuries, of course, played a major part in the Clippers missing the playoffs. Assuming they’re healthy next season, the team will be considered a playoff contender. With that being said, there are a […]

Dylan Guest - Apr 14, 2022

It’s safe to say that things aren’t going well in Phoenix after the Suns collapsed against the Dallas Mavericks in game seven of the Western Conference semi-finals. Phoenix enjoyed a phenomenal regular season but is now out of the running in an embarrassing fashion. Star center Deandre Ayton is an impending free agent, and landing […]