Houston Rockets All-Star Weekend Primer

Although the Houston Rockets failed to yield an All-Star representative for the third straight year, a pair of Houston players should still provide a fair share of highlights throughout this weekend’s festivities. First, Orlando native Chandler Parsons will participate in […]

Houston Poor Choice For 2013 All-Star Game

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For the second time in seven years, the city of Houston will host All-Star Weekend, NBA officials formally announced two weeks ago. The 2013 festivities, which will take place February 15-17, mark the second time since 2006 that the Toyota […]

Are The Houston Rockets And Minnesota Timberwolves Rivals?

After a 111-98 drubbing at the Toyota Center Friday night, the Houston Rockets solidified a 1-3 record versus the Minnesota Timberwolves for the 2011-12 NBA season. Minnesota dominated Houston’s soft interior, garnering 63 points from the starting frontcourt of Kevin […]

Houston Rockets: Gutsy Win Disproves Doubters

Call them lucky, but you’ll also have to call them winners. The Houston Rockets (17-13) survived to dethrone the Oklahoma City Thunder (22-7), the Western Conference’s best team, 96-95 Wednesday night. Kevin Durant missed three potential game winning shots on […]

Chase Budinger Selected For 2012 Dunk Contest

http://www.nba.com/rockets/video/2012/02/16/BudingerDunksmov-2005825 The Houston Rockets’ Chase Budinger will make his All-Star debut as a participant in the 2012 Dunk Contest, the NBA announced Thursday. He is joined by the New York Knicks’ Iman Shumpert, Minnesota’s Derrick Williams, and Indiana’s Paul George. […]

Kevin McHale Needs To Re-Shuffle Houston Rockets Lineup

After notching key road wins over Denver and Portland, the Houston Rockets (16-13) appeared to have found a semblance of identity. The bench looked phenomenal, the defense was stingy, Coach Kevin McHale’s rotations were savvy, and All-Star snub Kyle Lowry […]

Video: Chandler Parsons Dunks, And Nobody Watches

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVsF1HLRGKE&feature=player_embedded The Houston Rockets fell 93-83 to the Memphis Grizzlies Tuesday night, but rookie slasher Chandler Parsons continues to conjure positive sparks with his consistent trips above the rim. This particular alley-oop, the product of a Kyle Lowry steal, slightly […]

Jeremy Lin Had No Role On Houston Rockets

Last week, Houston Rockets G.M. Daryl Morey broadcast to over 35,000 Twitter followers his regret at not keeping Jeremy Lin. Most fans perceived the candid moment as a deserved slice of humble pie for Morey, as the Taiwanese terror and […]

Kyle Lowry Deserved All-Star Bid

Despite career-high averages across the board in his first full season as a starter and a 16-11 record for the overachieving team he commanders, Houston Rockets’ point guard Kyle Lowry was egregiously left off the Western Conference All-Star reserves list […]

Houston Rockets Not A Playoff Team In 2012

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After last night’s underwhelming 100-91 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves capped off a 1-3 week, the 13-11 Houston Rockets currently resemble anything but a playoff team. Kevin McHale’s crew sits at third place in the Southwest Division, butting heads with […]

Video: Kevin Love Stomps On Luis Scola

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SDf5QO_bko&feature=player_embedded The Houston Rockets lost to the Minnesota Timberwolves Saturday night, 100-91, but the story of the game is unquestionably this dirty play from Kevin Love. Love scored 25 points and grabbed 18 rebounds, but none of that matters after […]

Houston Rockets: What Is Wrong With Kyle Lowry?

Kyle Lowry has made 13 of his last 52 shots. This is important because Lowry is a potential All-Star, the best overall player on the Houston Rockets (12-9), and likely the key to a playoff appearance for the franchise after […]