7:13 AM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
Houston Chronicle 8 hours ago

Defense leads Rockets past Spurs in preseason finale

The Rockets’ greatest goal of the preseason – to rebuild their defense into something that did not embarrass their offense – had shown signs. It started slowly, looked good against the Suns and awful in New Orleans. The final exam of the preseason would come against the Spurs for as long as a majority of […]

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CSN Houston 7 hours ago

Harden helps Rockets beat Spurs 96-87 in preseason

HOUSTON (AP) James Harden scored 25 points, and the Houston Rockets used a big run before halftime to beat the San Antonio Spurs 96-87 in a preseason game on Friday night.

Dwight Howard out vs. Spurs with arm laceration

Rockets forward Dwight Howard won’t play in Friday night’s game against the Spurs due to a laceration on his right forearm that required stitches. Howard is fine, according to a team official, but is sitting as a precaution. He didn’t get the laceration in a game or practice with the Rockets. He was at shoot […]
Houston Chronicle 11 hours ago

Rockets adding veteran Earl Clark to the frontcourt mix

The Rockets used the roster spot opened with the release of forward Josh Powell to pick up forward Earl Clark on waivers on Friday, though remains unclear where Clark might fit on the still overcrowded roster. Clark, who went to training camp with Memphis, has averaged 4.4 points and three rebounds per game in an […]
Houston Chronicle 16 hours ago

Analyzing the Rockets’ 2014-15 schedule

OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 17 games: nine home, seven road, one neutral site. Projected record: 11-6 Coach Kevin McHale has said he could be experimenting with his rotation well into December, but the Rockets cannot afford to wait to find themselves. The schedule offers an opportunity to get off to a good start and build a solid record […]
Houston Chronicle Oct 23, 2014

Rockets waive Josh Powell, have more roster decisions to make

With two of the three long-apparent roster moves complete, the Rockets next roster decisions will likely not come until Sunday, a person with knowledge of their thinking said, adding that final decisions have not been made. The Rockets waived Akil Mitchell and told Josh Powell that he would be waived. Both moves had been long […]
Houston Chronicle Oct 23, 2014

Photos: Betting odds for 2014-15 NBA MVP award

In a recent interview, 1993-94 league MVP Hakeem Olajuwon said he believes his prized pupil, Dwight Howard (right), has what it takes to claim the trophy this season. See what odds Las Vegas betting site Bovada gives the Rockets' Superman and other NBA stars of bringing home the hardware.

Rockets hosting open practice and autograph session Saturday

The Rockets will host an open practice on Saturday at the Toyota Center. FanFest activities and autograph sessions will benefit Casa De Esparanza and Target Hunger.   The event will begin at noon at the Toyota Center with the Legends Autograph Session featuring multiple generations of Rockets, including Allen Leavall, Calvin Murphy, Clyde Drexler, John Egan, […]

Rockets sign Geron Johnson, waive Akil Mitchell

The Rockets signed guard Geron Johnson and requested waivers on forward Akil Mitchell, the team announced Thursday. Johnson, a 6-3 guard, played in 97 games for the University of Memphis and averaged 9.6 points , 4.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game. Mitchell, a Virginia alum, played in the Rockets’ Orlando and Las Vegas summer […]
Houston Chronicle Oct 22, 2014

Trio of guards lead Rockets to fourth-quarter comeback in win over Magic

ORLANDO – To those for whom every minute on the floor is precious, the most meaningless of preseason games – with most starters playing little or not at all – meant plenty. Isaiah Canaan, Troy Daniels and Nick Johnson have not played much in the preseason, and when they have, the bulk of the minutes […]
Houston Chronicle Oct 22, 2014

Rockets report: Howard happy with progress in offseason

Dwight Howard sat out the game in his return to Orlando in the second half of a back-to-back, but said he still has warm memories of his time with the Magic, despite the often awkward split in which he was eventually traded to the Lakers. Though gone for just two seasons, there are no coaches […]
CSN Houston Oct 21, 2014

Wade, Heat defeat Rockets 90-85

On Tuesday night in Miami in preseason game number six, the Rockets were unable to hang on after a very strong first half, losing 90-85 to the Heat.
CSN Houston Oct 21, 2014

Rockets motivated by early playoff exit

The Rockets talk about how they've moved on from Damian Lillard's buzzer beater that knocked them out of the playoffs in the first round in May. But the shot remains with them and is one of many motivations for a team determined to do more this season.
Houston Chronicle Oct 20, 2014

McHale to limit minutes of Rockets’ rotation players on Wednesday

With the Rockets headed into a Miami-Orlando back-to-back, Kevin McHale said his regulars would not play much on Wednesday. But Rockets center Dwight Howard said it was not important to play in Orlando, where he began his career and had his greatest success. “It doesn’t matter,” Howard said. “We’re trying to win. We’re trying to […]

Chris Bosh reflects on having been close to signing with Rockets

Had the Houston Rockets gotten their way, the script would have been flipped for Tuesday's exhibition at AmericanAirlines Arena, with Chris Bosh lining up against the Miami Heat.

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