6:40 PM EST, Sat November 22, 2014
Houston Chronicle 46 mins ago

Rockets defense key against high-scoring Mavericks

One of the Rockets’ keys to this season was the main one heading into Saturday night’s game against the Mavericks. The Rockets have stressed defense since the beginning of training camp but with the league’s top scoring team in town, they were ready to tighten up even more. Headed into the matchup, Dallas was No. […]
Houston Chronicle 55 mins ago

Jason Terry happy to be on Houston side of Rockets-Mavs rivalry

Jason Terry is no stranger to intense Rockets-Mavericks matchups. But for the first time, Terry will be on the Rockets’ side of the rivalry. Terry spent eight years with the Mavericks, winning a championship with Dallas in 2011. In several heated games in the...
Mavs Moneyball 3 hours ago

Injury Update: Devin Harris should return, Dwight Howard likely out

Still waiting on the official word, but the Mavericks look likely to catch a break Saturday. The Mavericks look like they'll have an advantage Saturday night when they face the Rockets for the first time this season in Houston. There's a strong possibility that Dwight Howard, who has been dealing with...
Mavs Moneyball 8 hours ago

Mavs at Rockets preview: Offense versus defense

Tonight in Houston, the Mavericks' league-best offense will meet Houston's number one defense. Who'll come out on top? Tonight's game in Houston will see Chandler Parsons face his old team for the first time in the regular season, as Dallas' league-leading offense takes on the Houston's number one...

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Houston Chronicle 23 hours ago

Scouting report: Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks

Rockets vs. Mavericks When/where: 7 p.m., Saturday; Toyota Center. TV/radio: Root Sports; 740-AM, 850-AM (Spanish). MAVERICKS 1. The Mavericks have been the league’s best offensive team this season, averaging 108.9 points per game going into Friday’s game against the Lakers. 2. Chandler Parsons, who will be playing for the first time in Houston since leaving […]
Houston Chronicle 23 hours ago

Kevin McHale uses time off to make overall adjustments

The Rockets did not know they would be without Dwight Howard for Wednesday’s game until minutes before tipoff, leaving little time for adjustments other than to the starting lineup. With the two practice days since, they have more time, but the adjustments were more along the lines of improvements they would need whether or not […]
Houston Chronicle 23 hours ago

Tarik Black cares not for individual labels, prefers Rockets wins

Tarik Black learned of each of his previous starts only minutes before making them, with Dwight Howard sent home before ahead of a matchup with the Warriors because of flu-like symptoms and a late scratch for Wednesday’s loss to the Lakers. If Howard is out as expected on Saturday against the rival Mavericks, Black will […]
Houston Chronicle 23 hours ago

Rockets not putting any extra stock into matchup with Chandler Parsons, Mavericks

As much as the Houston-Dallas rivalry might be important to fans and, to a degree, to residents of Texas’ largest metropolitan areas, the Rockets do not seem too concerned with meeting the Mavericks for the first time in the regular season since Chandler Parsons switched jerseys in the offseason or the subsequent comments made by […]
Houston Chronicle Nov 21, 2014

Dwight Howard undergoes special treatment on his knee

At least now, Dwight Howard has something new that he and Kobe Bryant can talk about. Howard said Friday that he underwent a “PRP” treatment on his right knee on Thursday, the same cutting-edge procedure that Bryant used on his knee in 2013. Howard missed the on-court reunion with Bryant on Wednesday when he was […]

Are Rockets better with Ariza or Parsons?

HOUSTON -- Most of the Houston Rockets’ headliners watched their words carefully this week regarding the replacing of Chandler Parsons, who will return to town this weekend with the rival Dallas Mavericks. Center Dwight Howard danced around the subject, saying he didn’t want to compare Parsons and Trevor Ariza, who filled the Rockets’ void at small forward with a much more cap-friendly contract than the three-year, $46 million deal Parsons signed with Dallas.
Houston Chronicle Nov 20, 2014

Lineup consistency hard to come by for Rockets in early going

With Dwight Howard out Wednesday against the Lakers, the Rockets moved to their sixth different starting lineup in the first 12 games. They have not had the same lineup in more than two consecutive games with starters Terrence Jones missing eight games and still out indefinitely, Pat Beverley missing six games and Howard sitting out […]
Houston Chronicle Nov 20, 2014

Kevin McHale knows Rockets can score, win while not being star-dependent

Coach Kevin McHale has been determined all season to keep with Dwight Howard or James Harden on the floor at all times, knowing that no one else would draw the double-teams that can lead to open shots for others with proper ball movement and passing. That has limited their time together to an average of […]
Houston Chronicle Nov 20, 2014

Dwight Howard ‘day to day’ with knee but likely out vs. Mavs

The Rockets listed Dwight Howard as “day-to-day” to return from his strained right knee, but no one seemed to think that day would be Saturday. Rockets coach Kevin McHale even said the Rockets would “probably” be without Howard when they face the Dallas Mavericks. The question that will only be answered then is whether his […]
Houston Chronicle Nov 20, 2014

Five thoughts on Rockets’ 98-92 loss to Lakers

1. The Rockets’ frontcourt issues remain clear and tough to overcome. There is no surprise that they would have difficulty without Dwight Howard, having become so dependent on Howard and James Harden. But as difficult as it was always going to be to have rookie Tarik Black and Joey Dorsey as his backups, the absence […]

Lin honored with Toyota Center highlight video

Jeremy Lin had a nice return to the Toyota Center on Wednesday night. In addition to his team, the Lakers, picking up the 98-92 win over the Rockets, he also got a warm welcome. During a timeout in the first quarter, there was a video tribute of Lin on the big screen. After it played, […]
Houston Chronicle Nov 20, 2014

Lakers hand Rockets second straight loss

The win was in the Rockets sights, there for the taking. Two more good minutes, or even less than horrible minutes, and it was theirs. The Rockets had done just enough. For all they were missing, starting with Dwight Howard in the presumed showdown with Kobe Bryant and the Lakers, they needed only to close […]

Young’s return sparks confidence in Lakers’ locker room

Nick Young was in deep discussion with Jordan Hill in the visitor’s locker room at the Toyota Center before the Lakers took on the Rockets on Wednesday night. The two laughed as Young talked about being one of the best shooters of all time. The guard, who was out for the first 10 games of […]

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