9:00 AM EDT, Wed March 22, 2023
3 hours ago

K.J. Martin finds role as steadying force for Houston Rockets

The third-year forward emerged as one of Houston's most reliable cogs this season.
19 hours ago

‘Play the right way': Draymond Green’s advice for young Rockets

"It’s important to try to play the right way."
Mar 21, 2023

New year, same story for Rockets as Splash Brothers fuel blowout loss

Golden State's pair of future Hall of Famers shined once again at the Toyota Center on Monday night. 
Mar 21, 2023

Analysis: Injuries slowed progress in Detroit, Charlotte

An injury to Cade Cunningham limited him to 12 games this season. Now the Detroit Pistons have lost 14 of their last 15 to fall to 16-56. The Eastern Conference’s second-worst record belongs to the Charlotte Hornets at 23-50. They've dealt with their own major injury to LaMelo Ball. Instead of showing progress in 2022-23, both teams have had to spend another season being patient. The injuries to Cunningham and Ball have made this season another dreary one for the Pistons and Hornets, but the presence of those two players mean improvement could certainly come quickly if they’re back to...
Mar 20, 2023

Warriors down Rockets 121-108 to snap 11-game road skid

Stephen Curry scored 30 points and Klay Thompson added 29 as the Golden State Warriors snapped an 11-game road skid with a 121-108 win over the Houston Rockets. The game was close most of the way before the Warriors used a 12-2 spurt early in the fourth quarter to pull away and hold on for their first win away from home since Jan. 30 at Oklahoma City. The Rockets used an 11-2 run, led by six points from Kevin Porter Jr, later in the fourth to get within seven with about two minutes to go. But Thompson made a 3-pointer to start a 5-0 run that made it 118-106 with a minute remaining.
Mar 19, 2023

Ingram, McCollum lead Pelicans past Houston 117-107

Brandon Ingram and CJ McCollum each added 26 points and New Orleans beat Houston 117-107 on Sunday night. Jonas Valanciunas had 21 points and 11 rebounds, Trey Murphy III had 14 points and Herbert Jones scored 13 for the Pelicans, which shot 49%, including 13 of 31 on 3’s. Jalen Green scored 40 points, his fourth game scoring at least 40 points this season, Kevin Porter Jr. added 25 and Tari Eason had 10 points for Houston, which saw its season-high three-game winning streak snapped.
Mar 18, 2023

'That's growth!': Eric Gordon thrilled by Jabari Smith's game-winner

Houston's former guard seems quite happy with the recent results from the young Rockets. 
Mar 18, 2023

Houston Rockets face NBA Draft dilemma as lottery odds come into focus

Houston may once again face a quandary if they land the No. 2 pick in the 2023 NBA Draft. 
Mar 17, 2023

Smith hits late 3-pointer, Rockets beat Pelicans 114-112

Rookie Jabari Smith Jr. hit a 3-pointer with less than a second remaining to give the Houston Rockets a 114-112 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night in the first of straight games between the teams. Smith hit the shot over defender Naji Marshall from slightly right of straightaway. Smith had 11 points and eight rebounds in 29 minutes. Jalen Green led Houston with 25 points and had seven rebounds and six assists. Brandon Ingram led New Orleans with 31 points. Jonas Valanciunas added 22 points and 17 rebounds, one shy of his season high.
Mar 15, 2023

Kevin Porter Jr. building confidence amid strong post-injury stretch

Houston's point guard led all scorers as the Rockets cruised to a victory over the Lakers. 
Mar 15, 2023

Porter scores 27 points, Rockets beat short-handed Lakers

Kevin Porter Jr. scored 27 points and the Houston Rockets beat the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers 114-110 on Wednesday night. It’s the second straight win for the Western Conference-worst Rockets, who beat Boston on Monday night. Already without LeBron James because of an injury, the Lakers were also missing Anthony Davis against Houston. Davis, who had 35 points and 17 rebounds in a win over New Orleans on Tuesday night, isn’t playing both games of back-to-back per doctors’ orders after coming back from a right foot injury. Austin Reaves had 24 points off the bench for the Lakers.
Mar 15, 2023

Is Jabari Smith Jr. at center a winning formula for the Rockets?

The 2022 No. 3 pick is starting to find a groove amid a shaky rookie season. 
Mar 15, 2023

How the Lakers triggered the end of the James Harden era in Houston

LeBron James and Co. can take a share of the credit for James Harden's move to the Eastern Conference. 
Mar 14, 2023

Jalen Green: NBA seeing 'real' version of Rockets' Jabari Smith Jr.

Is Houston's latest lottery rookie beginning to turn the corner?
Mar 14, 2023

Houston Rockets keeper index: Who will survive the rebuild?

The roster could look far different next year as the franchise enters a critical period.