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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Houston Rockets know they won't always be able to outscore and outrun the opposition the way they have throughout much of December. On Wednesday night, the Rockets had to execute their half-court offense, scratch for every basket and make key plays with the game on the line. James Harden made sure that happened in Houston's 87-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves. "We stuck with it for four quarters," Harden said. "Every game we're not going to score the ball, we're not going to make shots every single game. In different games, you have to grind it out and try to force a win." Harden led all scorers with 30 points, his ninth 30-point game of the season. However, it was how and when Harden got his points that proved so important. With just more than six minutes to play on a night when Minnesota controlled the tempo throughout, Houston trailed 76-70. That's when Harden took over. Harden made five of seven field...
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Royce White’s future with the Rockets remains uncertain.credit: espn.com
After selecting Royce White with the 16th pick in this year’s draft, the Houston Rockets were aware of the circumstances surrounding the forward. White has battled anxiety issues for most of his life, and has been very vocal about his struggles, particularly on twitter.
As we approach 2013, Royce White has...
James Harden scored 26 points and Jeremy Lin added 20 points and 11 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 120-97 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.
Omer Asik returned to the United Center and had a double-double with 20 points and 18 rebounds in his first trip back to Chicago since signing with the Rockets in the offseason.
The Rockets starters all scored in double...
The question seemed to catch Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale totally off guard.
What is Royce White's status with the team?
''Good question,'' McHale said, taking an extended pause to contemplate his answer. ''I don't know. Royce has kind of been away from us.''
The 16th overall pick in the June draft hasn't been around all season...
The Houston Rockets committed 19 fouls and 16 turnovers tonight, a combination that leads most teams towards a loss. Instead James Harden decided to take the fourth quarter in the palm of his hands, and never looked back.
Harden scored 17 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, proving his capability to take the youngest [...]
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Houston Rockets proved this month that they can win games with loads of points and an up-and-down pace. On Wednesday night, Houston proved it can win a half-court game as well. James Harden made sure of that. Harden scored 17 of his game-high 30 points in the fourth quarter as the Rockets rallied for an 87-84 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves at Target...
Omer Asik enjoyed his trip back to Chicago. And he received help from James Harden and Jeremy Lin.
Asik returned to the United Center and had a double-double with 20 points and 18 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to a 120-97 win over the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night.
It was his first trip to Chicago since signing with the Rockets in the offseason.
''Omer is a big...
You wouldn’t expect someone who can calculate to perfection how much time it takes to visit the house of every child in the world to miscalculate something as simple as a slam dunk during the halftime show of the of the Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls game. Watch Santa Claus hit his face on the [...]
Stat Line of the Night: Omer Asik, Houston Rockets There were plenty of great performances on Christmas day/night, but none stood out quite like Omer Asik’s. The Houston Rocket center scolded the Bulls with 20 points, 18 rebounds (5 offensive), 3 block shots, and shot 9-13 from the field. That is an impressive stat line, [...]
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Luis Scola was fairly productive for the Houston Rockets for five seasons before they waived him over the summer. He averaged 14.6 points and 7.7 rebounds per game, but one Houston fan was not happy with the big man — and it had nothing to do with his game.
As you can see from the image above that Rockets GM Daryl Morey posted on Twitter, a fan recently wrote...
CHICAGO -- Houston center Omer Asik played arguably his best NBA game Tuesday while facing his former team, leading the Rockets to a 120-97 victory over the Chicago Bulls at the United Center. The 7-foot Asik finished with 20 points and 18 rebounds, one short of his career high in both categories. The native of Turkey spent his first two seasons with the Bulls. Last summer, he...
The Houston Rockets' high-powered offense is firing on all cylinders of late, and they've compiled an impressive winning streak as a result.
The Rockets will have to contend with another of the league's top scoring teams Friday night as they travel to San Antonio to play the Spurs, who have taken the first two meetings this season.
Houston and San Antonio rank first...
The December of Johnny Manziel continued with yet another fun celebrity-filled event. The Texas A&M freshman quarterback and reigning Heisman Trophy winner shared a photo on Twitter Monday of himself with the Jonas Brothers following a golf outing. “Nice day on the golf course with @joejonas and @nickjonas had a great time!” Manziel wrote. The excitement seemed to be shared...
The matchup of the game for Friday night's game between the San Antonio Spurs and Houston Rockets is Tony Parker vs Jeremy Lin.
With James Harden out last game between the two clubs, Lin had a ridiculous game against the Spurs that saw him score 38 points and dish out 7 assists. The Spurs got the win though behind Parker's triple double of 27 points, 12 assists, and 12...