10:07 PM EST, Mon November 18, 2019
www.chron.com 2 hours ago

Clint Capela cleared from concussion protocol to start for Rockets

Clint Capela had missed the Rockets' back-to-back games Friday and Saturday.
www.chron.com 2 hours ago

Rockets' Eric Gordon optimistic following knee surgery

Eric Gordon said the start of his rehab has “been really good.”
www.chron.com 2 hours ago

Rockets return to planned starting lineup

Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni said there could have been a benefit to extra playing time for players that had to step in.
The Dream Shake 2 hours ago
Rockets vs Trail Blazers game thread

Rockets vs Trail Blazers game thread

Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/ The Houston Rockets will look to extend their win streak to eight games tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers.  Houston Rockets (10-3) vs. Portland Trail Blazers (5-8), Nov. 18, 2019, 7:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston TX TV: AT&T Sports Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Trail Blazers SB Nation Blog: Blazer’s Edge Projected Starting Lineups Rockets: Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Danuel House, P.J. Tucker, Clint Capela Blazers: Damian Lillard, CJ...
The Dream Shake 5 hours ago
James Harden named to second consecutive Western Conference Player of the Week award

James Harden named to second consecutive Western Conference Player of the Week award

Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports We call that back to back! It’s already looking like another banner year for The Beard. After averaging a ridiculous 44.8 points, 5.8 rebounds, and 6.8 assists per game on 45.8 percent shooting from the field and 40 percent from beyond the arc last week, Harden was named as the Western Conference Player of the Week. He also led the Houston Rockets to a perfect 4-0 record that included wins over the Los Angeles Clippers, Indiana Pacers, and Minnesota Timberwolves, all squads with winning records. James Harden named Western Conference Player of the Week...
The Dream Shake 6 hours ago
Rockets release Ryan Anderson

Rockets release Ryan Anderson

Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Ryno’s second stint with the team was a short one. It was announced this afternoon that the Houston Rockets have to decided to release forward Ryan Anderson. The Houston Rockets are waiving forward Ryan Anderson, league sources tell @TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) November 18, 2019 Anderson played in limited action so far this season, seeing just 14 minutes combined on the year, and his release leaves the Rockets with an open roster spot, which they currently have no plans of filling. Anderson’s partially guaranteed...
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
Rockets’ James Harden, Magic’s Nikola Vucevic named NBA Players of the Week

Rockets’ James Harden, Magic’s Nikola Vucevic named NBA Players of the Week

Orlando Magic big man Nikola Vucevic and Houston Rockets guard James Harden have been named the Players of the Week for Week 4 of the NBA season. For the Magic, Vucevic averaged 21.7 points and 14.0 rebounds, while Harden put up 44.8 points, 6.8 assists and 5.8 rebounds per game for the Rockets: Magic center Nikola Vučević and Rockets […] The post Rockets’ James Harden, Magic’s Nikola Vucevic named NBA Players of the Week appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com 7 hours ago

Rockets' James Harden again earns weekly NBA West accolade

James Harden averaged 44.8 points on 45.8 percent shooting, 40 percent 3-point shooting with 5.8 rebounds, 6.8 assists and 2.3 steals per game as Rockets went 4-0.
ClutchPoints 8 hours ago
Ryan Anderson waiver likely due to Rockets preparing to avoid luxury tax

Ryan Anderson waiver likely due to Rockets preparing to avoid luxury tax

The Houston Rockets are set to waive forward Ryan Anderson soon, but they’re doing so with money-saving motives in mind. According to cap guru Albert Nahmad, the Rockets will have exhausted $435,000 of his full $500,000 partial guarantee if he is waived on Monday, but they have four more days to play with before his […] The post Ryan Anderson waiver likely due to Rockets preparing to avoid luxury tax appeared first on ClutchPoints.
www.chron.com 9 hours ago

Rockets to release Ryan Anderson

Veteran Ryan Anderson played just 14 minutes in two early season games this year.
Hoops Habit 16 hours ago

Big move up NBA Power Rankings in Week 4 for Houston Rockets

Just 2 weeks ago, the Houston Rockets were a defensive disaster. But after 7 straight wins, they’re now in the top 10 of the NBA Power Rankings after Week 4. We’re now four weeks into the grind that is the NBA’s nearly six-month long regular season and a pair of Texas teams are headed in […] Big move up NBA Power Rankings in Week 4 for Houston Rockets - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
The Dream Shake 21 hours ago
Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers game preview

Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers game preview

Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports The Rockets will put their league-leading 7-game winning streak on the line tonight against the Portland Trail Blazers, a team that has a lot in common with last year’s Rockets squad. Both the 2018-19 Rockets and this year’s Blazers squads came into the season with high hopes. Both had just lost to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals and both felt they were on the precipice of a championship. Houston mostly stood pat in that offseason, re-signing their free agents and adding Carmelo Anthony to the fold as a third scorer. After a...
www.chron.com Nov 17, 2019

Scouting report: Rockets vs. Trail Blazers

Preview for the Rockets' next matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers.
www.chron.com Nov 17, 2019

Rookie Chris Clemons sparks shorthanded Rockets

It took just one conversation for the Rockets to see how confident rookie Chris Clemons would be. They had no trouble identifying his skills when at Campbell he became the third-leading scorer in NCAA men’s basketball history. The attitude needed one question to be revealed.
www.chron.com Nov 17, 2019

Isaiah Hartenstein steps up for Rockets with Clint Capela out

Second-year center Isaiah Hartenstein had a career-high 16 rebounds on Saturday, but the Rockets might not have been surprised by that. He had shown them an ability and determination to get to the boards. The key for Hartenstein has been to defend well enough without fouling to earn the kind of playing time, 31 minutes, he got on Saturday with starter Clint Capela out.

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