10:28 PM EDT, Thu July 09, 2020
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Rockets restart player previews: Austin Rivers

Rockets restart player previews: Austin Rivers

Photo by Mike Stobe/ Austin Rivers is the unsung hero of the Rockets. History: It’s fun to think about how far removed we are from the Austin Rivers of a little over a year-and-a-half ago. Not only did this current, productive Austin Rivers have a beef with Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets, but he was struggling to find himself on a team. In 2018, Rivers was traded by his father in the summer, traded by the Washingston Wizards in the winter, subsequently cut by the Phoenix Suns the very next day, and flew under the radar enough to get signed by his nemesis. Now, Rivers is a...
15 hours ago
Who should start at the 3? Harden My Take breaks it down!

Who should start at the 3? Harden My Take breaks it down!

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports Harden My Take runs through the Rockets rotation. Hosts: Jeremy Brener, Michael Brown Jeremy and Michael discuss the Rockets rotation options for the season restart, including the position battle for the final starting spot. Harden My Take is on iTunes: Click Here to Download. Click here for the direct RSS feed. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes. Send all feedback, comments, and questions to jeremybrenerchs@gmail.com. Please leave any request to add the RSS feed to any other podcast another site here as well. Huge thanks to @kblampson for...
Jul 8, 2020
Rockets Restart Player Previews: Jeff Green

Rockets Restart Player Previews: Jeff Green

He’s big enough. He’s old enough. He kind of shoot ok. | Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via The Jeff Green Dream Is Still Alive In Houston The NBA is probably restarting at the end of July. There are players “In The Bubble” as we speak, eating the equivalent, it would seem, of Happy Meals, or maybe pretty good airline, or dorm, food. Said Bubble Food also seemed (from the pictures I saw) calorie controlled, and really, not nearly enough sustenance for a large, in shape, person playing a lot of basketball. “No way is Bron eating this, LOL” was also heard, from Isaiah Thomas. ...
Jul 8, 2020
Rockets restart player previews: Bruno Caboclo

Rockets restart player previews: Bruno Caboclo

Photo by Tim Warner/ How will one of the newer Rockets fare in Orlando? With the NBA scheduled to start back playing in the Orlando bubble at the end of the month, we thought it would be a good time to re-familiarize everyone with the entirety of the 17-man roster (up from 15) for the Houston Rockets. We’ll remind you what the first part of the year looked like for each player and then we’ll let you know what you can expect to see inside the bubble. Since we’ll be working our way up to the big dogs, we’ll start off with two guys we haven’t seen much of this year and don’t...
Jul 8, 2020
Rockets restart player previews: DeMarre Carroll

Rockets restart player previews: DeMarre Carroll

Photo by Kent Smith/NBAE via Expect to see more of DeMarre Carroll inside the Rockets bubble in Orlando. DeMarre Carroll History: The Houston Rockets signed DeMarre Carroll following his release from the San Antonio Spurs in February. The Rockets brought Carroll in to add more versatility on the defensive end, but minutes were scarce for the 33-year-old swingman. While averaging 16 minutes per game, Carroll appeared in six games with the Rockets averaging 6.7 points on 56.0% shooting from the field. Carroll last took the court during Houston’s 126-106 loss to the Magic, three days...
Jul 7, 2020
SB Nation NBA Disney draft: Rockets take Jiminy Cricket second overall

SB Nation NBA Disney draft: Rockets take Jiminy Cricket second overall

Photo by LMPC via The rich get richer and the small get smaller. Yes, you heard that right. In honor of the NBA restart taking place in Disney World, the entire SB Nation NBA league took part in a Disney player draft. The idea was to find an angle where a fictional character could help the team, and with The Dream Shake drawing the second overall pick, we found the perfect piece to supplement Daryl Morey’s small-ball approach. #2 Overall Pick - Houston Rockets draft Jiminy Cricket from “Pinocchio” Photo By Tom Williams/Roll Call/ If you thought the Rockets...
Jul 7, 2020
Rockets restart player previews: Tyson Chandler

Rockets restart player previews: Tyson Chandler

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Small ball likely keeps the veteran center glued to the pine. Tyson Chandler History: Chandler signed with the Rockets in the summer of 2019, and it was thought he would provide some veteran spot minutes behind normal starter Clint Capela and ahead of young big man prospect Isaiah Hartenstein. For a short while, that was the case, with Chandler playing in 26 total games before the shutdown. But as the Rockets have gone small, he’s quickly found himself as the only true center on the roster. That didn’t do anything but squash his minutes though, as he...