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Report: Los Angeles Clippers interested in Josh Smith

The Houston Rockets went into their offseason with Plan A being "bring the gang back." That includes Josh Smith, whose heroic playoff performances helped save Houston's season and push them all the way to the Western Conference finals.Smith's stellar, unexpected play makes him an attractive piece on the open market, making it all the more difficult for the Rockets to keep him around...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should Rockets use mid-level exception on K.J. McDaniels?

After re-signing a good chunk of their own players to team-friendly contracts, the Houston Rockets are running low on cap space and available resources to spend on a few more of their own unsigned free agents. One of those players is K.J. McDaniels, who's a restricted free agent. Here's more on why Houston should keep him, courtesy of SB Nation's Rockets blog The Dream Shake:"Offensively...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Beverley and Brewer Contract Grades

(March 6, 2015 – Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Houston Rockets were so close yet so far from this year’s championship. After a very good regular season campaign they eventually fell to the Golden State Warriors in five games in the Western Conference Finals. Rather than go out and make big moves, the Rockets...
Via HoopStuff
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sergio Llull, Real Madrid Agree Upon New Deal With Lower Buyout

Sergio Llull has agreed upon an agreement with Real Madrid on a deal that runs through the 20-21 season. Llull and the Houston Rockets were discussing a deal earlier in the offseason. Llull's buyout, however, will be lower than the €5 million mark in his previous deal.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is James Harden dating Khloe Kardashian?

James Harden sure knows how to get around. We’ve posted many gossip rumors over the past few years about who he might be dating, and the latest one will knock your socks off. Reports are suggesting that Harden is now dating Khloe Kardashian. The two were in Las Vegas together for July 4th weekend. They...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Superstar James Harden Hooking Up With Khloe Kardashian?

Lil B was supposed to have taken the curse off of James Harden, but it looks like it may still be on. According to the gossip rags the Beard is dating the lovely Miss Kloe Kardashian. The duo were spotted out and about over the holiday weekend hitting the scene in Las Vegas and looking quite cozy at times.How did this happen? As it turns out, Harden was one of the coaches during...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Patrick Beverley come off the bench?

The Houston Rockets re-signed Patrick Beverley to a four-year, $25 million contract, keeping the feisty point guard around for the foreseeable future. But Beverley doesn't solve the team's most pressing problem, which is they need more ball-handling and a secondary playmaker. It's something James Harden requested in his exit interview after the team was eliminated by the Golden...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets bringing back spark plugs Brewer, Beverley

Daryl Morey didn't let the market dry up while he was waiting to hear from another star free agent about coming to Houston. The Rockets general manager locked up two important role players from last year's team on Friday, reaching agreements with swingman Corey Brewer and point guard Patrick Beverley to keep them in Houston. Beverley got a four-year deal worth $23.4 million, agent...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brewers Agrees to Three-Year, $24 Million Deal with Rockets

Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty ImagesCorey Brewer was a very intriguing free agent and talked with a couple teams about a contract, but ended up right back with the Houston Rockets. According to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Rockets have agreed to a three-year, $24 million contract with Brewer. Free agent Corey Brewer has agreed to a three-year, $24 million...
Via Hoops-Nation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden best offense highlights from 2014-15 season

Although he finished second in the MVP voting to Stephen Curry, Houston Rockets star James Harden had another spectacular season to speak of. During the Rockets regular season, Harden averaged over twenty-seven points per game as the Rockets made it to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 1996-1997 season. Check out some of his best highlights in the below video...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Unlikely to Add Top-Tier Free Agent

In what could be a complete reversal of philosophy for the Houston Rockets under general manager Daryl Morey, the team is apparently preparing to miss out on upper-echelon free agents when the market opens on Wednesday. According to the Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen, Morey and company are more focused on retaining their own free agents right now. Per the report: “The...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Get James Harden Some Help in the Draft But Not What He Expected

Last season the expectations were not real high for the Houston Rockets after the team lost Chandler Parsons in free agency.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker gets drafted by Rockets, still mows parents' lawn (Photo)

Sam Dekker was drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, but that doesn't mean he gets exempt from doing his household chores. On Sunday, Dekker was keeping up with his responsibilities by mowing the lawn for his parents. From NBA To Lawn Boy! Thanks @dekker! pic.twitter.com/Bz1RSNC2IW — Carol Dekker (@CarolDekker) June 28, 2015This will should help keep...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Rookie Sam Dekker’s Mom Makes Him Do Household Chores

As if being in the NBA wasn't a status change, Houston Rockets rookie Sam Dekker's mom still makes him do chores around the house.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets offer 18th pick, Terrence Jones in pre-draft deals

The Houston Rockets are looking to deal power forward Terrence Jones in order to shed salary and are also making the No. 18 pick in tonight’s draft available. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported the development. Indicative of Houston's plans to get off money, word is both Terrence Jones and Rockets' No. 18 pick in first round are both very available — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge Both Expected To Be On Rockets’ Radar

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: The Houston Rockets might be trying to make a big splash this offseason. The Rockets always seem to be one of the NBA’s busiest teams in the summer months, and ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Thursday it could be another wild offseason for Houston. According to Stein, the Rockets are trying to make a push for both...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Looking To Spain For Upgrades

HOUSTON, TX – APRIL 28: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets dribbles past Devin Harris #20 of the Dallas Mavericks during Game Five in the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Ariza: I could beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1 right now

Michael Jordan turned 52 a few months ago, but the NBA legend has as much confidence today as he did when he was 22. Recently, Jordan insisted there are some players on his Charlotte Bobcats squad that he could beat in a game of 1-on-1. TMZ has made it a point to ask various players...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Flies to Charleston to Honor Those Killed in Shooting

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard may be a divisive figure on the basketball court, but what he recently did to pay his respects to the nine people that were killed in Charleston, SC. on Wednesday digs much deeper than the sports world. Truly grief stricken over the shooting that left nine people dead, Howard visited the families of those who were killed. In attempting to come...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

43-year-old sends Rockets letter telling them not to draft him

Now that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has to scratch this one middle-aged man off his draft list, the team’s plans to dethrone the Golden State Warriors as NBA champions have taken a severe hit. And I thought we were a destination franchise… pic.twitter.com/j4pUkr2NY8 — Daryl Morey (@dmorey) June 19, 2015   The hits really keep coming for a franchise...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Sergio Llull really the answer to the Houston Rockets?

The 2015 NBA Draft is almost on its way and the teams are finalizing the prospects they want to pick up for the 2015-2016 season. The Houston Rockets are no exception and the team is expecting some changes to build another competent team around Dwight Howard and James Harden to go after the title. One of the blatant weaknesses that appeared during the 2014-2015 Playoffs was the lack...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard is being sued for child support

Dwight Howard has fathered multiple children by more than one woman, though we don’t know exactly how many children or how many women. What we do know is that one of the alleged mothers is suing him. Court documents obtained by TMZ show that a woman named Tiffany is suing Howard for child support, claiming...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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