Wait, the Rockets can play defense?

Wait, the Rockets can play defense?

"Just how bad is Houston's defense going to be?" This was a question posed by renowned NBA writer Zach Lowe in his 2016-2017 season preview when talking about the Houston Rockets. Questions about the Rockets defense were shared by many before the season, and rightly so with head coach Mike D'Antoni's history of being much … Continue reading Wait, the Rockets can play defense?

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Rough Start For The Rockets

Rough Start For The Rockets

After an off-season that saw some turnover, the Houston Rockets have started out a league-worst 1-5 in their first six games. Compared with last year's 5-1 start, the rocky start for the Rockets already has some fans worried about what this season could bring. The loss last night to the Portland Trailblazers by 19 points … Continue reading Rough Start For The Rockets

Game Day: Oklahoma City Thunder (21-15) vs. Houston Rockets (27-9)

Game Day: Oklahoma City Thunder (21-15) vs. Houston Rockets (27-9)

The Houston Rockets cap off their 4 game home stand when they play the Oklahoma City Thunder on national television. The Rockets won their last meeting and have split the season series with the Thunder so far 1-1. The reason that everyone will be watching tonight is James Harden vs. Russell Westbrook, the two players … Continue reading Game Day: Oklahoma City Thunder (21-15) vs. Houston Rockets (27-9)

Montrezl Harrell is making his case for the Houston Rockets

Montrezl Harrell is making his case for the Houston Rockets

Energy. Passion. These were words frequently used by scouts prior to the 2015 NBA Draft when discussing Louisville junior Montrezl Harrell. When Harrell was asked about where that energy came from before the draft, he said "I always play with a chip on my shoulder". That grudge enlarged tremendously when Harrell, who had been considered … Continue reading Montrezl Harrell is making his case for the Houston Rockets

Game Day: Houston Rockets (22-8) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (19-12)

Game Day: Houston Rockets (22-8) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (19-12)

The Houston Rockets face off against the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night, and look to go into the holiday weekend with their 12 win out their last 13 games. The Memphis Grizzlies are just behind the Rockets in the Western Conference standings, and have played surprisingly well despite some notable absences to their roster throughout … Continue reading Game Day: Houston Rockets (22-8) vs. Memphis Grizzlies (19-12)