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The Dream Shake May 24, 2016

The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 19: Coaching Madness

Ryan Dunsmore and Max Croes talk about the end of the Rockets' season and Houston's coaching search. The Dream Shake Podcast: Episode No. 19 Hosts: Ryan Dunsmore and Max Croes The Rockets' season needed as expected in a series loss to the Golden State Warriors. Now the Rockets are still looking for a head coach. Time to talk about it: Rockets' season ends with a 4-1 series loss to the Warriors Playoff results from James Harden and Dwight Howard One Word Player Reviews Rockets wondering the through the desert for a coach A look at the potential choices between Mike D'Antoni and...
The Dream Shake May 24, 2016

Surprise! The Rockets won't miss Dwight Howard's post ups

In today's Rocket Fuel: Just how ineffective is Dwight in the post? (hint: VERY), also James Harden continues his weird campaign with trolli. The Rocket's coaching search carries on with no significant updates so far this week. However, make sure you are caught up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! On Dwight Howard in the post | Red94 It's not that Dwight Howard doesn't get his post touches, it's that he's terrible in the post. Let's examine the numbers to see just how ineffective he is. Steven Adams Is Helping Salvage the James Harden Trade | BBALLBREAKDOWN The trade...
The Dream Shake May 23, 2016

Daryl Morey is to blame for the Rockets coaching problem

After one month and fourteen candidates James Harden, Daryl Morey and Les Alexander are all to blame for the Rockets' coaching indecision. Daryl Morey is to blame for the Rockets coaching problem. This is a three part series delivering "hot takes" and putting several key members of the Houston Rockets organization "on blast" for stumbling through the process of finding a new head coach. Dork Elvis has ushered the NBA into a data-centric age of three pointers, layups and possession valuation. He's produced overachieving rmegular season squads who wrote made for TV movie scripts and built a...
The Dream Shake May 23, 2016

James Harden is to blame for the Rockets coaching problem

After one month and fourteen candidates James Harden, Daryl Morey and Les Alexander are all to blame for the Rockets' coaching indecision. James Harden is to blame for the Rockets' coaching problem. This is a three part series delivering "hot takes" and putting several key members of the Houston Rockets organization "on blast" for stumbling through the process of finding a new head coach. Dwight Howard's past coach killing experience addled the perception of who's to blame for the Houston Rockets' current predicament. At this point Howard owns the firing of Orlando Magic coach Stan Van...
The Dream Shake May 23, 2016

Is James Harden willing to share the spotlight?

In today's Rocket Fuel: the search for a head coach continues on, with more candidates being interviewed this week. Plus, a deep analysis in to the lack of cohesion between James Harden and his teammates. The Rockets head coaching search continues on, with more names being added to the list over the weekend. We need to start a count for how long this process has went on. Where are we at now? 3 weeks? Anyways, make sure you are caught up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! Harden's Willingness To Share Spotlight Key To Turnaround | Today's Fastbreak Each key acquisition the...
Bullets Forever May 19, 2016

Rockets interviewing former Scott Brooks assistant Rex Kalamian, according to report

The Wizards succeeded in locking up Scott Brooks to a contract before the Rockets had a chance to discuss the position with him, but it looks like they won't be as lucky when it comes to luring his top assistant from his days in Oklahoma City, Rex Kalamian. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Rockets have received permission from the Toronto Raptors to talk with Kalamian about a spot on their coaching staff: Sources say ‎the Rockets' interest in Kalamian is sparked at least in part by the veteran assistant's strong relationship with Houston star James Harden -- as well as Rockets fantasy...
The Dream Shake May 11, 2016

Despite expectations, Dwight Howard insists to TNT he hasn't decided if he'll opt out

D-12 gave an interview last night to Kenny and Charles about a variety of topics, including the pending status of his player option. Everyone expects that Dwight Howard's seen his last game as a Rocket. Howard holds a player option for this coming season for $23 million, but the dysfunction this past year in Houston, of which D-12 was square in the middle of, combined with the unprecedented free agency bonanza on the horizon, it's easy to see why most figure Dwight for as good as gone. The Rockets highly underachieved, there were rumors all season long of Howard and James Harden's inability...
The Dream Shake May 10, 2016

The Rockets' search for a head coach has intensified

In today's Rocket Fuel: the search for a head coach has intensified, with numerous candidates interviewing this week. However, James Harden has yet to be approached by the Rockets for his input on the search. Interesting. The Rockets search for a head coach has picked up, with several candidates interviewing over the past day or so. Who will the Rockets ultimately choose? It's anyone's guess at this point. Make sure you are caught up with the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! Rockets coaching search update: Kenny Smith to be interviewed, Frank Vogel contacted |...
The Dream Shake May 6, 2016

The Rockets coaching search has intensified

In today's Rocket Fuel: candidates are being thrown around like crazy for the next Rockets head coach. Meanwhile, James Harden is hoping to have a healthier summer to get him better prepared for next season. The Rockets coaching search has intensified over the past day or two, with over 10 candidates being mentioned as possible replacements to J.B. Bickerstaff. Make sure you are caught up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! Report: Rockets talking to Jeff Hornacek, Sam Cassell, Stephen Silas, Chris Finch | ProBasketballTalk There are candidates from all over the basketball...
The Dream Shake May 5, 2016

The daunting tasks for the next head coach of the Rockets

In today's Rocket Fuel: Although the Rockets job is the best job available on the coaching market, it doesn't mean it's all fun and games for the next coach in H-Town. Plus, you can now chew on James Harden's beard. Another uneventful day in the Rockets head coaching search has passed. Hopefully the rumors on Frank Vogel's situation are cleared up this week and the Rockets can turn their focus to him. Regardless, make sure you are caught up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! Good Luck to Whoever Takes Houston Rockets' Coaching Job | Bleacher Report There are several...
The Dream Shake May 5, 2016

2015-2016 Rockets season recaps: Time for Jason Terry to move on

It's been a long, successful career for Terry, but it looks like time for the JET to hang 'em up. In a perfect world, we would have seen little of Jason Terry this year. Ty Lawson would have come in and synced up with James Harden, allowing The Beard to operate off the ball while Lawson took care of the handling duties. He would have also ran a devastating pick and roll with Dwight Howard, while Patrick Beverley came off the bench in as solid a one-two punch at point guard as there is in the league. The Rockets would have rode their new lineup to postseason success, and we would have heard...
The Dream Shake May 4, 2016

James Harden's image continues to take hits

In today's Rocket Fuel: James Harden's image continues to take a hit, while the infamous James Harden trade may not prove to be sooooo terrible for the Thunder. The Rockets off season and coaching interview process has gotten off to a slow and uneventful start. However, make sure you are caught up on the latest Rockets news with today's Rocket Fuel! Former Houston Rockets star Robert Reid blasts James Harden | ESPN Former Rockets "star" (term used very loosely) Robert Reid was critical of current star James Harden, saying his selfishness may have been to blame for the team's bumpy road...

Rockets-Warriors Game 5 by the numbers

Consecutive playoff games with at least seven three-pointers for Klay Thompson, making him the first player in NBA history to do that Times the Warriors have won first-round playoff series in consecutive seasons since moving west in 1962 (1967-68, 1975-76, 1976-77 and 2015-16) Warriors’ shooting percentage, including 13-for-31 on three-point tries Field-goal percentage (19-for-73) for every Rocket not named James Harden, who had 35 points on 12-for-23 shooting Points by the Rockets’ Jason Terry (on 0-for-8 shooting). First-quarter points for the Warriors, first-half points for the...

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