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Former Thunder guard Alex Abrines sheds light on supportive Rockets guard Russell Westbrook

Former Thunder guard Alex Abrines sheds light on supportive Rockets guard Russell Westbrook

Alex Abrines might have decided to go back to his native Spain after a short stint in the NBA, but the former Oklahoma City Thunder has nothing but nice things to say about his former teammate Russell Westbrook, now of the Houston Rockets. Abrines left the NBA citing his own mental health issues, a part […] The post Former Thunder guard Alex Abrines sheds light on supportive Rockets guard Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Inquisitr Sep 18, 2019
NBA Rumors: James Harden Talks About Russell Westbrook And His Goal To Win ‘Multiple Championships’

NBA Rumors: James Harden Talks About Russell Westbrook And His Goal To Win ‘Multiple Championships’

After suffering another massive defeat from the hands of the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Playoffs, the Houston Rockets decided to make a huge roster overhaul this summer. A year after giving him a massive contract extension, the Rockets traded Chris Paul, together with multiple first-round picks, to the Oklahoma City Thunder in exchange for James Harden’s former teammate, Russell Westbrook. Acquiring a younger and an MVP caliber point guard like Westbrook will undeniably help the Rockets maximize Harden’s championship window.Click here to continue and read more...
ClutchPoints Sep 17, 2019
Rockets news: Scottie Pippen thinks James Harden has to let Russell Westbrook ‘run the team’

Rockets news: Scottie Pippen thinks James Harden has to let Russell Westbrook ‘run the team’

Chicago Bulls legend and NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen thinks James Harden has to let Russell Westbrook run the Houston Rockets’ offense. Pippen says Harden isn’t a natural point guard and is more effective as a shooting guard since he’s a better shooter and scorer than Westbrook. Because James Harden and Russell Westbrook are […] The post Rockets news: Scottie Pippen thinks James Harden has to let Russell Westbrook ‘run the team’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 17, 2019
James Harden ‘excited to go into war’ with ‘a killer’ in Russell Westbrook

James Harden ‘excited to go into war’ with ‘a killer’ in Russell Westbrook

To say Houston Rockets star James Harden is excited about reuniting with Russell Westbrook would be an understatement. With Harden and Westbrook in the fold, the Rockets are the only team in the NBA with two MVPs on the roster. Harden can’t wait to go to battle with Westbrook, especially once the playoffs start, via […] The post James Harden ‘excited to go into war’ with ‘a killer’ in Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 16, 2019
Thunder guard Chris Paul sparks controversy after posting ‘peace’ emoji on IG

Thunder guard Chris Paul sparks controversy after posting ‘peace’ emoji on IG

Chris Paul has had something of a whirlwind offseason, having been traded from the Houston Rockets after only two seasons to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Russell Westbrook. On Monday, Paul posted a cryptic Instagram Story that simply featured the peace sign emoji. Chris Paul hinting at something…?
ClutchPoints Sep 16, 2019
Tilman Fertitta re-signed Eric Gordon, Clint Capela to keep Rockets’ core intact next to James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Tilman Fertitta re-signed Eric Gordon, Clint Capela to keep Rockets’ core intact next to James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta took a massive leap of faith signing Eric Gordon, who despite struggling with his shooting last season took massive steps defensively during the playoffs. Fertitta explained that his desire to keep Gordon, much like the Rockets kept Clint Capela over a five-year contract, was to make the most of this […] The post Tilman Fertitta re-signed Eric Gordon, Clint Capela to keep Rockets’ core intact next to James Harden, Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 15, 2019
Nick Young slams media for their treatment of Rockets stars James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Nick Young slams media for their treatment of Rockets stars James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Nick Young had some choice words for the media for what he claims as unfair treatment of Houston Rockets stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Don’t know how JH wasn’t back to back MVPs and how the media get bored with RW averaging a triple doubles 3 yrs in a row this is crazy — […] The post Nick Young slams media for their treatment of Rockets stars James Harden, Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 15, 2019
Biggest question facing each Houston Rockets starter

Biggest question facing each Houston Rockets starter

The Houston Rockets will head into the 2019-20 NBA season with a somewhat fresh look as a product of their on-brand “all in” trade to land Russell Westbrook this past summer. While of the roster will feature the same names it did last season, and their style of play isn’t expected to look much different […] The post Biggest question facing each Houston Rockets starter appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 13, 2019
Rockets news: Austin Rivers’ goal is to become a ‘knockdown shooter’ playing alongside James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Rockets news: Austin Rivers’ goal is to become a ‘knockdown shooter’ playing alongside James Harden, Russell Westbrook

Houston Rockets guard Austin Rivers says his goal for the 2019-20 season is to become a “knockdown shooter” playing alongside stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook. Harden and Westbrook attract so much attention when they have the ball and are driving to the basket. Rivers knows he’s going to have wide-open looks from the 3-point […] The post Rockets news: Austin Rivers’ goal is to become a ‘knockdown shooter’ playing alongside James Harden, Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 13, 2019
Austin Rivers excited for Russell Westbrook to bring his fast pace play to the Rockets

Austin Rivers excited for Russell Westbrook to bring his fast pace play to the Rockets

Austin Rivers is excited for Russell Westbrook to bring his fast pace play to the Houston Rockets. Westbrook is one of the fastest players in the NBA. He’s a blur in the open court, impossible to stay in front of and can get to the rim at will while finishing in heavy traffic. Austin Rivers […] The post Austin Rivers excited for Russell Westbrook to bring his fast pace play to the Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 13, 2019
Rockets news: James Harden states Houston isn’t just about him and Russell Westbrook

Rockets news: James Harden states Houston isn’t just about him and Russell Westbrook

The Houston Rockets are obviously going to go as far as James Harden and Russell Westbrook can take them, but Harden knows for Houston to win the title, everyone on the roster has to play at a high level. Harden says the Rockets aren’t just about him and Westbrook. The Beard believes the supporting cast […] The post Rockets news: James Harden states Houston isn’t just about him and Russell Westbrook appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 13, 2019
James Harden believes friendship with Russell Westbrook is key to fit with Rockets

James Harden believes friendship with Russell Westbrook is key to fit with Rockets

The Houston Rockets will enter the 2019-20 season with one outstanding question surrounding them: will two high-usage players like James Harden and Russell Westbrook fit in the same offense? According to Harden, this new partnership will be less of a learning curve than past ones. Despite their seven years apart since he was dealt to […] The post James Harden believes friendship with Russell Westbrook is key to fit with Rockets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 12, 2019
Owner Tilman Fertitta admits Rockets needed Russell Westbrook’s ‘athleticism’

Owner Tilman Fertitta admits Rockets needed Russell Westbrook’s ‘athleticism’

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta admits the Rockets needed Russell Westbrook’s “athleticism.” Fertitta says he was never concerned about bringing in another ball-dominant guard to pair with star James Harden. “No, because I can remember watching Russell Westbrook against us a couple of times last year and I saw how he ran up and down […] The post Owner Tilman Fertitta admits Rockets needed Russell Westbrook’s ‘athleticism’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 12, 2019
Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta thinks Thunder’s Chris Paul is ‘gonna surprise people with how good he is’

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta thinks Thunder’s Chris Paul is ‘gonna surprise people with how good he is’

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta thinks veteran point guard Chris Paul is “gonna surprise people with how good he is” on the Oklahoma City Thunder. Fertitta and the Rockets traded Paul to the Thunder this summer in the blockbuster Russell Westbrook trade. “I think this is gonna be a great fit for Chris in Oklahoma […] The post Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta thinks Thunder’s Chris Paul is ‘gonna surprise people with how good he is’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Sep 12, 2019
Owner Tilman Fertitta believes Rockets’ chemistry is ‘going to be great’ with James Harden, Russell Westbrook leading the charge

Owner Tilman Fertitta believes Rockets’ chemistry is ‘going to be great’ with James Harden, Russell Westbrook leading the charge

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta believes the team’s chemistry is “going to be great” with James Harden and Russell Westbrook leading the charge. Harden and Westbrook played together on the Oklahoma City Thunder and have been close friends for years. The Rockets held a mini camp at UCLA last month and will hold another one […] The post Owner Tilman Fertitta believes Rockets’ chemistry is ‘going to be great’ with James Harden, Russell Westbrook leading the charge appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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    Russell Westbrook

    Former Thunder guard Alex Abrines sheds light on supportive Rockets guard Russell Westbrook

  • James Harden

    Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta claims when James Harden ‘wants to play defense, there is nobody any better’

  • Eric Gordon

    Eric Gordon expected to start for Rockets

  • Tyson Chandler

    Owner Tilman Fertitta believes Rockets won’t win title ‘in the next 10 years’ if they don’t win one ‘in the next three or four years’

  • Austin Rivers

    Rockets guard Austin Rivers reveals Houston has been his ‘favorite place to play’

  • Iman Shumpert

    Iman Shumpert turns down Rockets’ contract offer

  • Gerald Green

    Houston Rockets: Is Gerald Green the most unsung reserve in the NBA?

  • Clint Capela

    Tilman Fertitta re-signed Eric Gordon, Clint Capela to keep Rockets’ core intact next to James Harden, Russell Westbrook

  • Nene Hilario

    Nene’s deal with Rockets for 2 years at league minimum, 2nd year non-guaranteed

  • P.J. Tucker

    Top 10 Rockets fan favorites: #7 - P.J. Tucker