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The Dream Shake Jan 18, 2021
Rockets at Bulls Game Thread

Rockets at Bulls Game Thread

Daniel Dunn-USA TODAY Sports Can the Rockets end their road trip strong? The Houston Rockets play the last game of their three-game road trip tonight against the Chicago Bulls. John Wall and Danuel House Jr. will still be out, but tonight marks the debut of Victor Oladipo for the Rockets. Also joining him will be Eric Gordon and DeMarcus Cousins. It may not be our true first look at the new era of Rockets basketball, but, hey, we get to watch a new player make their debut for Houston for the 746th time in the past three years, and that’s always fun. What do you...
ClutchPoints Jan 18, 2021
Rockets’ John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins called out James Harden in tense locker room meeting before trade

Rockets’ John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins called out James Harden in tense locker room meeting before trade

After James Harden’s final game with the Houston Rockets — a second consecutive blowout loss to the Los Angeles Lakers — any simmering tensions being harbored by his former teammates about his October trade demand and ensuing behavior finally boiled over. According to a new report in The Athletic from Kelly Iko and Sam Amick, […] The post Rockets’ John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins called out James Harden in tense locker room meeting before trade appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 17, 2021
Victor Oladipo reacts to trade to Rockets to play alongside John Wall

Victor Oladipo reacts to trade to Rockets to play alongside John Wall

Victor Oladipo has cleared all required physicals following his trade from the Indiana Pacers to the Houston Rockets. As such, he will join the team on their road trip and is expected to make his debut on Monday against the Chicago Bulls. Oladipo talked to the media Sunday for the first time since the trade. […] The post Victor Oladipo reacts to trade to Rockets to play alongside John Wall appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Dream Shake Jan 14, 2021
New-look Rockets open post-Harden era with 109-105 victory over Spurs

New-look Rockets open post-Harden era with 109-105 victory over Spurs

Photo by Ronald Cortes/ No Harden, no problem. So how about them apples? The Houston Rockets opened up the post-James Harden era also playing without John Wall, Eric Gordon, and Danuel House, but they played hard, perhaps harder than they’ve played all year, and used some clutch fourth-quarter play from Christian Wood and Sterling Brown to edge past the San Antonio Spurs 109-105. The Rockets were down five points with three minutes left in what was a very good and fun-to-watch game, but both Wood and Brown hit big shots, while P.J. Tucker and Jae’sean Tate made...
The Dream Shake Jan 14, 2021
Rockets vs. Spurs game thread

Rockets vs. Spurs game thread

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports The after Beard era is here. Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs, January 14, 2021, 6:30pm CDT Location: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas TV: AT&T SportsNet, TNT Radio: SportsTalk790 Online: Rockets App Spurs SB Nation Blog: Pounding the Rock It’s the first game of the post-James Harden era, and the outlook is not good for the Rockets. John Wall is out tonight, as is Eric Gordon and Danuel House. Newly acquired Victor Oladipo is also not yet in town, so it’s a skeleton crew for Houston. Rockets starters: Tate, Tucker, Wood, Brown,...
The Dream Shake Jan 13, 2021
Harden My Take addresses telling press conference from James Harden

Harden My Take addresses telling press conference from James Harden

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Another chapter in the Harden saga. Hosts: Jeremy Brener, Michael Brown Jeremy Brener and Michael Brown address the shocking news conferences from James Harden and John Wall. Then, Michael breaks down the Rockets’ 117-100 loss to the Lakers. Harden My Take is on iTunes: Click Here to Download. Click here for the direct RSS feed. Follow Jeremy on Twitter: @JeremyBrener Follow Michael on Twitter: @UHBigRedHatGuy Follow HMT on Twitter: @HardenMyTake Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes. Send all feedback, comments, and questions...
ClutchPoints Jan 13, 2021
John Wall fires back after James Harden gives up on Rockets

John Wall fires back after James Harden gives up on Rockets

James Harden came out with a controversial statement after the Houston Rockets’ blowout loss to the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night. According to the want-away superstar, he’s done everything he can for the franchise and that the situation in Houston is now hopeless — something that new teammate John Wall decided to address. In […] The post John Wall fires back after James Harden gives up on Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 10, 2021
VIDEO: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol Pull Rejection Trifecta On John Wall

VIDEO: LeBron James, Anthony Davis, Marc Gasol Pull Rejection Trifecta On John Wall

The Los Angeles Lakers’ stifling defense was in full display against John Wall and the Houston Rockets on Sunday. In the second quarter of their match at the Toyota Center, Wall got denied thrice in one possession by the Lakers’ trifecta of Anthony Davis, LeBron James, and Marc Gasol. Swattin’ on a Sunday (
www.chron.com Jan 8, 2021

Wood scores 22 to lead Rockets to 132-90 rout of Orlando

HOUSTON (AP) — Christian Wood scored 22 points and tied a career high with 15 rebounds to lead the Houston Rockets to a 132-90 rout of the short-handed Orlando Magic on Friday night. Houston was up by 29 at halftime and had extended the lead to 81-43 after consecutive 3-pointers by John Wall and P.J. Tucker with about five minutes left in the third. The Magic looked nothing like the team that opened the season 6-2. Aaron Gordon sat out with a left hamstring injury in the team’s first game since guard Markelle Fultz sustained a season-ending knee injury in a win over Cleveland on Wednesday...
The Dream Shake Jan 8, 2021
Rockets vs. Magic Game Thread

Rockets vs. Magic Game Thread

Photo by Cato Cataldo/NBAE via The Houston Rockets will attempt to end a two-game losing streak tonight against the 6-2 Orlando Magic.  Houston Rockets vs. Orlando Magic, January 8, 2021, 7:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TV: AT&T SportsNet Radio: SportsTalk790 Online: Rockets App Magic SB Nation Blog: Orlando Pinstriped Post Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: John Wall, James Harden, David Nwaba, P.J. Tucker, Christian Wood Magic: Cole Anthony, Dwayne Bacon, James Ennis, Gary Clark, Nikola Vucevic Injury Report: Rockets: Chris Clemons (Out -...
ClutchPoints Jan 7, 2021
Rockets guard John Wall reacts to riots in Washington D.C.

Rockets guard John Wall reacts to riots in Washington D.C.

Riots broke out in the Capitol on Wednesday, as Pro-Trump supporters protested the results of the recently-concluded national elections. The protests turned violent, which resulted in some ugly scenes in the nation’s capital. Houston Rockets point guard John Wall, who spent the majority of his career with the Washington Wizards, was asked to share his […] The post Rockets guard John Wall reacts to riots in Washington D.C. appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com Jan 6, 2021

Brogdon's late 3 helps Pacers shake off Rockets, 114-107

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Malcolm Brogdon scored a career-high 35 points and made the go-ahead 3-pointer with 2:22 to go, leading the Indiana Pacers past the Houston Rockets 114-107 on Wednesday night. Justin Holiday added a season-high 20 points for Indiana, winner of two straight. It’s the first time the Pacers have beaten the Rockets at home since January 2017. John Wall had a season-high 28 points in his fourth game with his new team but James Harden finished with 15. Harden also had 12 assists for Houston, which gave up the final eight points after taking a 107-106 lead. Brogdon answered...
The Dream Shake Jan 6, 2021
Rockets fall to 2-4 with 114-107 loss to Pacers

Rockets fall to 2-4 with 114-107 loss to Pacers

Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports Houston dropped their second straight game tonight in Indianapolis. The Houston Rockets played a much better game tonight, but the result was the same. In a back-and-forth contest with the Indiana Pacers, the Rockets went up early, only to fall behind, regain the lead in the fourth quarter, but fail to close it out, as they lost their second straight contest 114-107. John Wall lead the way for Houston, putting up 28 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, and a block on 12-20 from the field, but he also committed a key turnover with 2...
The Dream Shake Jan 3, 2021
Harden My Take breaks down Harden injury, team defense in gutsy win over Kings

Harden My Take breaks down Harden injury, team defense in gutsy win over Kings

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports No Harden, no problem. Host: Jeremy Brener Jeremy Brener breaks down the Houston Rockets 102-94 win over the Sacramento Kings, including James Harden’s surprise late scratch, John Wall’s speed and the team’s defensive efforts. Harden My Take is on iTunes: Click Here to Download. Click here for the direct RSS feed. Follow Jeremy on Twitter: @JeremyBrener Follow HMT on Twitter: @HardenMyTake Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes. Send all feedback, comments, and questions to jeremybrenerchs@gmail.com. Please leave any request to...
ClutchPoints Jan 3, 2021
Rockets star John Wall bares emotions after 28-point performance vs. Kings

Rockets star John Wall bares emotions after 28-point performance vs. Kings

The Houston Rockets have now won their last two games, as they beat the Sacramento Kings 102-94 on Saturday. John Wall, who just recently came back from COVID-19 quarantine, scored 28 points along with six assists and four boards. Wall reflected on his journey to get to where he is now, especially after missing two […] The post Rockets star John Wall bares emotions after 28-point performance vs. Kings appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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