NBA’s 10 biggest surprises so far this season


The Los Angeles Lakers should hire Jeff Van Gundy

Russ Isabella-US PRESSWIRE

In a shocking move by the Los Angeles Lakers management, head coach Mike Brown was fired only five games into the season after leading the teams star-studded roster to a 1-4 start. Lakers’ players probably won’t have time to dwell […]

James Harden’s Unsustainable Magic

Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE

Larry Bird, Michael Jordan, Dwayne Wade… James Harden? That’s a list of the only people in the last 25 years to score 37 points, make 12 assists, grab seven rebounds, four steals and one block in a single game. Given […]

Rockets’ James Harden scores career-high 45 points in win

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

I wanted to write this article two days ago and somehow managed to restrain my excessive homerism. This time, I don’t think I can hold it in. The criticism was completely reasonable. It’s just one game, against a below-average to […]

Rockets at Hawks: Key matchups

Troy Taormina-US PRESSWIRE

There are no two ways about it, this is a big night for several basketball organizations, but considering tonight’s lineup of NBA action, it might be an even bigger night for basketball fans. There’s no doubt that ESPN’s double-header– featuring […]

James Harden Dazzles, Others Fizzle in Houston Rockets Season Opener

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

We’re two full days into the NBA regular season and I’m beyond ready to over-react. Who’s with me? The past several days of NBA coverage by the national media seem to have been largely devoted to printing some permutation of […]

James Harden Taking Talents, Beard to Houston Rockets

Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

I received about 10 calls over a five-minute period when news broke last night that the basketball gods had finally smiled upon H-town and James Harden had been traded to the Houston Rockets. My friends, much like myself, live and […]

The NBA’s top 10 centers

Richard Mackson-US PRESSWIRE

  The center has experienced more change than any position in basketball. For years, contending teams had to have that final necessary ingredient if they wanted a true shot at a championship. Bill Russell dominated for over a decade winning […]

Belly of the beast: Two Rockets fans head to Dallas’ American Airlines Center


  The approach to American Airlines Center, home of the Dallas Mavericks, was an intimidating one. Don’t get me wrong, the Houston Rockets‘ Toyota Center is a lovely facility, especially with this year’s upgrades to the concourse and the addition of […]

Preview: Houston Rockets’ first preseason game

Thomas Campbell -US Presswire

Okay fellow hoops-heads, it’s time to prepare your wives, girlfriends, children, jobs and mental stability for what the coming months could hold. Basketball is back. Wednesday night marks the beginning of preseason play for the Houston Rockets as they take […]

Royce White, Houston Rockets agree on bus deal

Royce White

  Houston Rockets rookie Royce White was absent from the first several days of training camp due to an apparent negotiation to have bus travel included in his contract. White famously suffers from Generalized Anxiety Disorder, a truly debilitating illness […]

Houston Rockets, The NBA’s future ‘it’ team

Thomas Campbell-US Presswire

  Basketball fans are in a pretty luxurious place heading into this season. Last year there was really only one predominant storyline going into October, and that was about the lack of basketball for the foreseeable future. This year, with […]