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James Harden should have some lofty goals in 2019-20

Since coming over in a blockbuster trade almost seven years ago, James Harden has cemented his place as one of the NBA’s most innovative players with the Houston Rockets. Has the best yet to come for the perennial All-Star? Despite being one of the game’s most popular players in a time where teams flock to […] James Harden should have some lofty goals in 2019-20 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats


NBA Rumors: Bucks Could Trade Eric Bledsoe And Four Other Players To OKC Thunder For Chris Paul

After suffering a massive defeat from the hands of the Golden State Warriors for the second consecutive year, the Houston Rockets decided to make a huge roster overhaul this summer. In a blockbuster deal with the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Rockets sent a trade package including Chris Paul and multiple first-round picks in exchange for Russell Westbrook. The Rockets believe that replacing the aging Paul with a younger and MVP caliber point guard like Westbrook would enable them to maximize James Harden’s championship window. Since the deal became official, rumors still continue to...

The Dream Shake

Rockets 2019-2020 player previews: Thabo Sefolosha

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Finally! I cannot tell you how long I have speculated and hoped for Thabo Sefolosha to play basketball in a Rockets uniform one day. That day is coming soon. In his 14th NBA season, Sefolosha is taking his talents to H-Town, and the timing and fit could not be any better. The 35-year-old Swiss wing began his career with the Bulls, but was dealt to the Thunder midway through Russell Westbrook’s rookie season. The duo started in the OKC backcourt as Westbrook was getting his feet wet in the league. Then, James Harden was drafted four months after Sefolosha...


NBA Rumors: OKC Thunder Trading Steven Adams For ‘Draft Pick, Young Player, And Salary Relief,’ Per ‘Heavy’

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s 2019 NBA offseason suddenly turned into chaos when Paul George demanded a trade to the Los Angeles Clippers. After the George-to-Clippers blockbuster trade became official, Russell Westbrook expressed his desire to reunite with James Harden, leaving the Thunder with no choice but to send him to the Houston Rockets in exchange for Chris Paul and draft picks. The Thunder still have enough pieces to compete for a playoff spot in the deep Western Conference next season but since the departure of George and Westbrook, multiple signs are pointing out that Oklahoma...

Tilman Fertitta applied his '95/5 Rule' to the Rockets this offseason | Outside the Lines

Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta joins Ryan Smith to talk about the Houston Rockets' offseason, and how he applied his "95/5 Rule" to the team as it made a trade for Russell Westbrook and put him alongside James Harden. #OutsideTheLines #OTL #NBA #Sp

Scottie Pippen: James Harden needs to rest more during the regular reason | The Jump

Rachel Nichols, Dave McMenamin and Scottie Pippen debate the idea of the Houston Rockets using load management on James Harden during the 2019-20 NBA season in the hopes of having him perform better in the playoffs. #TheJump #NBA #Sports ✔

Did James Harden take a dig at Chris Paul with Russell Westbrook comments? | Jalen & Jacoby

Jalen Rose deciphers whether James Harden was taking a dig at former Houston Rockets teammate, Chris Paul while expressing his excitement to play with Russell Westbrook in the postseason. #NBA ✔