The lottery is coming up. Here’s where Houston’s chances stand. The Houston Rockets worked their tails off for 72 games this season. While it might not have been the end result that every team would like to have — hey, at least they didn’t play all those games to get bounced as a middle-of-pack seed in the postseason.
The Rockets win something! The Rockets may not have won a whole lot this season, but one Houston Rockets player is taking home some hardware. Jae’Sean Tate was named to the All-Rookie First Team Thursday evening.
Injuries and a lack of star talent eventually caught up to the Rockets, and the team went into full-fledged seller mode by the trade deadline and finished the season by losing an incredible 45 of their last 51 games.
CP3 is balling out. With a win last night against the Denver Nuggets, Chris Paul punched his ticket to the Western Conference Finals for the second time in his career and the first time since he helped lead the Rockets there in 2018.
A Pleasant Surprise In a Houston Rockets season filled with surprises, some good, mostly bad, Kevin Porter Jr. was a light in the darkness. A light in the dark for a struggling Rockets team certainly, but it seemed the move to Houston, was perhaps, a light in the darkness for a young player with immense talent and similarly immense burdens.
The future of the franchise? Christian Wood It’s safe to say Christian Wood’s first season with the Rockets was the best one of his six-year career. The big man averaged a career-high 21 points per game to go with 9.6 rebounds per game, also a career-high.
In an exclusive one-on-one with TDS, Vipers’ head coach Mahmoud Abdelfattah discusses the development of three of the Houston Rockets’ young players. When the Houston Rockets opened their 2021 season against the Portland Trail Blazers last December, three players were an afterthought for the organization.
Russell Westbrook was long thought to be one of those guys who would stay with the same team through his entire career. Long after the departure of Kevin Durant, Russ stayed in OKC and established it as his own franchise.
Trapped in Kamloops Kelly parked his black 2006 Mustang two blocks from the club. The car, like himself, had seen better days. It was a present, a nice send off for a high velocity future that never arrived.
Rockets fans might be making the NBA Draft more stressful than it already is. Although Red Nation and the Houston Rockets are still trying to get used to watching the playoffs without feeling the anxiety and stress that comes with being a participant, some lessons are silently being taught and it’s a perfect time to listen.
A raw talent with no college experience, Kenyon Martin jr. became a bright spot for the Houston Rockets during the 2021 season. Kenyon Martin Jr. During his first year at the helms as general manager, Rafael Stone hit a home run on signing several prospects who fell under the radar — one of which was Kenyon Martin Jr.
Danuel House Jr. The best thing that happened for Danuel House Jr. in the 2020-2021 season was the way James Harden handled his request for a trade. Believe it or not, the scandal that happened with House in the bubble last season was the biggest drama that surrounded the Houston Rockets for a solid amount of time.
Sterling Brown was allegedly the victim of an assault outside a strip club in the Miami area last week, and footage that was released from the aftermath of the incident shows how badly the Houston Rockets guard/forward was injured.
Houston Rockets star guard John Wall won't take the court again this season. Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reports that the 30-year-old with a worrisome injury history is out for the rest of the season with a hamstring issue.