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Houston Rockets Season Preview: Mike D’Antoni, Changing James Harden, Saving Daryl Morey

Posted on 16 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Going through something of an overhaul this summer, the Houston Rockets have a new head coach in Mike D’Antoni, bringing in a very different basketball philosophy to what the team’s star, James Harden, has gotten used to. Daryl Morey, from his position, can’t afford another season like last year. At some point, his job will be on the line too. More

Harden, D'Antoni

Houston Rockets: The Battle Between James Harden & Mike D’Antoni Paradigms

Posted on 7 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The biggest question heading into next season for the Houston Rockets: Whose team is it going to be? James Harden, or Mike D’Antoni? Different styles, and possibly very different outcomes. More

Rudy Gay

NBA Rumors – Rockets Interested in a Trade for Rudy Gay

Posted on 29 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

Showing off some serious frustration with his situation on the Sacramento Kings, Rudy Gay is bound to draw some attention, and some rumors suggest the Houston Rockets are considering trying to make a trade for him. More

Chris Paul Lakers Photoshop

What If: The Chris Paul Trade That Never Happened, The James Harden Trade That Did

Posted on 27 Jul, 2016, by in Featured

Two of the biggest What If in the 2010’s among NBA stories happen to be two trades: One that happened, as the Oklahoma City Thunder gave up James Harden to the Houston Rockets; and one that didn’t, when the league cancelled the trade sending Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets to the Los Angeles Lakers. More

Harden Defense

James Harden Defense: Good or Bad? It’s Complicated

Posted on 22 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

One of the more popular memes in the NBA is making fun of James Harden and his defense, which often ruins possessions for the Houston Rockets, as his legs get glued to the floor, and he watches a ball handler blow by him for an easy two points. More

Carmelo, Lin, D'Antoni

Jeremy Lin, Mike D’Antoni, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks, Houston Rockets, Melo, Stoudemire, Harden & Linsanity Fallout

Posted on 14 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

There wasn’t much doubt about the way things ended for Jeremy Lin during his New York Knicks stint. Amare Stoudemire shed some light on it a few months ago. Mike D’Antoni, the coach of that 2012 team, is doing it now, with Lin making his return to the city via the Brooklyn Nets, while D’Antoni is going to coach the Houston Rockets. More

James Harden New Contract

NBA Rumors – Houston Rockets Believe in a Championship With James Harden

Posted on 10 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets did the smart financial move and extended the contract of James Harden now, instead of waiting for the salary cap to be a lot higher, showing trust in their superstar, and in his ability to be a cornerstone in a championship down the line. More

Timofey Mozgov

NBA Rumors – Warriors, Heat, Rockets & Spurs Interested in Signing Timofey Mozgov

Posted on 30 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

After a disappointing season that saw his standing with the Cleveland Cavaliers take a step back, Timofey Mozgov is still a wanted man in free agency, with the Cavaliers interested in keeping him, while the Houston Rockets, Miami Heat, Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs interested in signing the Russian center. More

Eric Gordon

NBA Rumors – Knicks, Rockets, Grizzlies & Pelicans Interested in Signing Eric Gordon

Posted on 30 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

After five disappointing seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans, Eric Gordon is hitting free agency, and there’s still injured for the oft-injured shooting guard. The Pelicans would like to keep him, while the New York Knicks, Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies are also interested. More

Mike Conley

NBA Rumors – Rockets, Mavericks, Spurs, Nets & Grizzlies Interested in Signing Mike Conley

Posted on 29 Jun, 2016, by in NBA

Despite missing the latter part of last season due to injury, Mike Conley is probably the most coveted point guard in free agency. The Memphis Grizzlies are hoping to keep him, but the Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks, and maybe even the San Antonio Spurs and Brooklyn Nets could be in the mix as well. More