Houston Rockets

Tim Kelly
November 14, 2019 - 11:07 am
"Welp, it's going to be an awkward Thanksgiving," Austin Rivers tweeted after a contentious game between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers concluded with his father, Doc, getting ejected. Austin, who is a guard for the Rockets, appeared to cheer as he watched his Doc, the Clippers head...
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Tim Kelly
October 22, 2019 - 3:08 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 - 10:45 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 - 4:11 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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Tim Kelly
October 09, 2019 - 11:53 am
Tuesday, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said that the league would live with any consequences that the league would face in China because of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeting his support for Hong Kong protestors . From a business perspective in China, the NBA continues to see...
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Tim Kelly
October 08, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey managed to accomplish something rare - he made comments that drew bipartisan support in Washington D.C. Unfortunately for Morey, he hasn't found a lot of support in NBA circles. This past weekend, Morey tweeted out an image supporting Hong Kong protestors...
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John Healy
October 07, 2019 - 11:05 am
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey put the NBA in an awkward position over the weekend when he tweeted his support for the Hong Kong anti-government protestors, drawing the ire of the China Consulate and Chinese Basketball Association, and now his players have joined the GM in a public...
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Eldis Sula
September 12, 2019 - 11:09 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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John Healy
August 16, 2019 - 9:38 am
Forget about the MJ vs. LeBron debate, Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey is making an MJ vs. James Harden debate. Morey, who appeared on the esports podcast Selfmade with Nadeshot Thursday, said that part of the reason he so aggressively pursued Harden in a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2012...
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Eli Hershkovich
July 12, 2019 - 10:59 am
After sending Paul George to the Clippers, the Thunder continued to shakeup the league by trading eight-time NBA All-Star Russell Westbrook to the Rockets on Thursday. Fellow point guard Chris Paul was shipped to Oklahoma City in the deal, along with four first-round picks. Houston (8-1) is tied...
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