Warriors win 14th straight

Dec 11, 2014

Warriors win 14th straight

Steve Kerr knew he had a lot of expectations on him after taking over a Golden State Warriors team that Mark Jackson led to a 51-win season and back-to-back playoff appearances. In less than two months, Kerr has built on his predecessor’s success and ...

Grizzlies whip rival Rockets

Nov 18, 2014

Grizzlies whip rival Rockets

For a night, the Houston Rockets new defensive mindset was blown up completely, leading to a blowout by the Memphis Grizzlies. Memphis dominated a showdown between the teams with the NBA’s best records, running away from the Rockets in a 119-93 victory on Monday. ...

Warriors beat Rockets to stay unbeaten

Nov 9, 2014

Warriors beat Rockets to stay unbeaten

Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr can’t figure out how his team is still undefeated. After a 98-87 victory over the depleted Houston Rockets on Saturday night gave the Warriors their first 5-0 start in 20 years, Kerr laughed about his club’s 26 turnovers. ...

Spurs can't stop Howard

Nov 7, 2014

Spurs can't stop Howard

Heading into a game with the San Antonio Spurs, Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale had his eye on a few matchups. A specific one that caught his eye was getting Dwight Howard in the post. The plan worked. With San Antonio missing big bodies ...

Hot Rockets move to 4-0

Nov 4, 2014

Hot Rockets move to 4-0

Play time is over, Houston. The Rockets are off to their best start since 1996 thanks in part to a lightweight schedule. Up next, games against NBA finalists Miami and San Antonio that will serve as an early-season proving ground for a team with ...

Lillard sinks Rockets at buzzer

May 3, 2014

Lillard sinks Rockets at buzzer

Damian Lillard couldn’t believe when he got a clear look at the rim. With the final buzzer about to sound, he took his shot. “I got my feet squared up and it felt real good leaving my hands,” Portland’s point guard said. “Once I ...

Howard, Lin come up big as Rockets down Blazers

May 1, 2014

Howard, Lin come up big as Rockets down Blazers

Jeremy Lin was so unhappy with his performance in Houston’s Game 4 loss to Portland that he hardly slept at all after the game. Lin should sleep like a baby after his work in Game 5. Dwight Howard had 22 points and 14 rebounds, ...

Rockets pick up crucial Game 3 win on road

Apr 26, 2014

Rockets pick up crucial Game 3 win on road

James Harden found his shot, and Troy Daniels made his. Harden scored a career playoff-best 37 points in Houston’s 121-116 overtime victory over the Trail Blazers on Friday night, narrowing Portland’s playoff advantage to 2-1 with Game 4 set for Sunday. But it was ...

Aldridge blasts Rockets again

Apr 24, 2014

Aldridge blasts Rockets again

LaMarcus Aldridge’s son JJ, who turned 5 on Wednesday, texted him after the Portland Trail Blazers’ playoff win and told him he looked like Spider-Man on one of his dunks. To the Houston Rockets the Portland star probably looked like a superhero on more ...

Nets beat Rockets to reach playoffs

Apr 2, 2014

Nets beat Rockets to reach playoffs

The Brooklyn Nets are so good at home now that even the Houston Rockets can’t beat them. The Nets clinched a playoff berth by beating the Rockets at home for the first time in 11 years, getting 32 points from Joe Johnson in a ...

Heat get back on track with victory

Mar 17, 2014

Heat get back on track with victory

Ray Allen was somewhat surprised to see how open he was. So was Dwyane Wade, who even took an extra dribble before believing his eyes and sending a 50-foot pass to the best 3-point shooter in NBA history. Moments later, the Miami Heat were ...