7:49 PM EDT, Wed September 02, 2015
Houston Rockets Rumors & News
Houston Chronicle 1 hour ago
Dwight Howard was detained at George Bush Intercontinental Airport last week for having a handgun in his carry-on bag. Houston Police Department spokesperson Kese Smith told ESPN on Wednesday that Howard was stopped on Friday at Terminal E at 7 a.m. when Transportation Security Administration officials discovered a pistol in the bottom of a carry-on
Orlando Sentinel 1 hour ago
Former Orlando Magic star Dwight Howard has a personal collection of more than 50 guns - shotguns, bazookas, handguns and semiautomatics.
The Dream Shake 1 hour ago
Texas. Dwight Howard almost brought a loaded gun onto a plane last week, per TMZ, but he didn't because metal detectors are a thing. He wasn't arrested, because in Texas, gun laws are barely a thing at all. Many people, and states, would be all "Holy shit, there's someone with a loaded gun trying to...
Houston Chronicle Aug 27, 2015
Chuck Hayes apparently won’t be joining the Rockets. After both sides said in July that Hayes would likely accept a partial guarantee on veteran minimum contract worth roughly $1.5 million, Hayes agent Calvin Andrews told Yahoo Sports he wants to explore other options. Free agent forward Chuck Hayes will not be signing with the Rockets […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 26, 2015
It’s been an interesting offseason in the NBA. From star players changing teams — like LaMarcus Aldridge making the perennial power Spurs even better — to some interesting moves, like the Rockets’ trade for Ty Lawson and the Clippers signing ex-Rocket Josh Smith, there’s been no lack of intrigue. But where do the teams rank once the […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 24, 2015
Jason Terry officially signed his contract to return to the Rockets. Terry, entering his 17th NBA season and second in Houston, accepted the team’s offer of the veteran’s minimum contract. Terry had allowed other deals to be completed around to league to give him a chance to weigh any other options before taking a one-year […]
Veteran point guard Jason Terry agreed to terms with the Rockets on Tuesday, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed, speaking on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced. Terry accepted the Rockets offer of a veteran’s minimum contract. Real GM initially reported the deal.
The Rockets and their NBA Development League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, officially announced Matt Brase as the Vipers’ new coach Tuesday. Brase was an assistant coach for the Vipers during the 2012-13 season before serving as the Rockets’ director of player development for two seasons.
ESPN’s forecast for the Rockets next regular season? Just like last year. ESPN.com projected the Rockets to finish 56-26 next season, the same record they had in 2014-15 while winning the Southwest Division. Next season, ESPN says that will be good for second in the Southwest behind the Spurs, who are picked to go 57-25. […]
Rockets star James Harden is the cover athlete for the upcoming NBA 2K16 video game. A new promo video for the game, narrated by Spike Lee, has neat footage of a baby-faced Harden from his high school days in Artesia, Calif. You may not even recognize him without his signature beard:
Houston Chronicle Aug 15, 2015
Before James Harden’s latest offseason triumphs, from his new $200 million deal with Adidas to an appearance at the USA Basketball minicamp to help cement his place on the 2016 Olympic team, he quietly did something that could be more valuable to the Rockets. Harden and new Rockets guard Ty Lawson “spent some time together,” […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 13, 2015
Nike isn’t matching Adidas’ offer of $200 million to James Harden so the Rockets star will be wearing different shoes this season, ESPN’s Darren Rovell is reporting. Harden’s agent confirmed the switch, which begins on Oct. 1., to ESPN. “We’re a brand of creators and James embodies that more than any athlete in the game. […]
Take a look at ten games to watch in the Rockets’ upcoming season. Houston is coming off a Western Conference Finals series loss to the eventual NBA champions, the Golden State Warriors. Highlighted by a Christmas Day game against the Spurs and a New Year’s Eve game against the Warriors, these are the marquee matchups […]
The Rockets run to the Western Conference Finals last season apparently will keep the spotlight on them. The Rockets will be featured on several of the NBA’s showcase nights and much more heavily on their television schedules. The Rockets will be featured on 10 ESPN games, two ABC games and seven TNT games. The Rockets […]
The Rockets will be home for Christmas. They will host the Spurs in one of the NBA’s Christmas matchups, a person who has seen next year’s schedule said. The NBA schedule will be officially released at 5 p.m. today. Other expected Christmas Day games: Oklahoma City-Chicago, Golden State-Cleveland, Miami-New Orleans and Clippers-Lakers.
Houston Chronicle Aug 11, 2015
Matt Brase, the Rockets director of player development, will be named the head coach at Rio Grande Valley, the team’s D-League affiliate. The move was first reported by the D-League Digest and confirmed by the Chronicle. Brase, 32, was on the Vipers staff in 2012-13 when the team won the D-League title. He played in […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 11, 2015
Kevin Durant and Carmelo Anthony are expected to be on the court in Las Vegas today, ESPN.com and USA Today report, as the U.S. men’s national team gathers for three days of workouts. The Rockets’ James Harden and Dwight Howard are set to participate in the workouts as well. The mini-camp is considered mandatory for […]