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Category: Houston Rockets

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James Harden reportedly traded to Brooklyn Nets in blockbuster deal

Rockets trade disgruntled superstar to Brooklyn on WednesdayHarden, 31, will team with Kevin Durant and Kyrie IrvingThe Brooklyn Nets have agreed to acquire three-time scoring champion James Harden from the Houston Rockets, a deal that reunites him wit…

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‘Not good enough’: James Harden says ‘crazy’ Rockets situation beyond repair

Harden’s caustic post-game comments reignite trade talksRockets weather second straight blowout loss to LA LakersJames Harden publicly acknowledged his discord with the Houston Rockets for the first time Tuesday night following back-to-back blowout los…

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NBA cancels Houston Rockets opener as Harden fined $50k for Covid violation

Rockets star fined $50k over Covid protocol violationHouston left without NBA-minimum eight playersThe James Harden soap opera in Houston now comes with a canceled season opener – and a $50,000 fine for the league’s leading scorer.Houston’s opener agai…

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Rockets and Wizards trade Westbrook and Wall as Davis nears $190m Lakers deal

Washington and Houston swap perennial All-StarsNBA champions lock up services of Davis for five yearsRussell Westbrook is headed to the Washington Wizards and John Wall is moving to the Houston Rockets in a significant swap of point guards one an MVP, …

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Morey stepping down as Rockets GM as Lue set to become next Clippers coach

Tyronn Lue reportedly agrees to become next Clippers coachRockets exec Morey is stepping down on his own accordA person with knowledge of the situation says Tyronn Lue has agreed to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers.Final terms were sti…

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LeBron and Lakers ground Rockets to make long-awaited return to West finals

LeBron and co win 119-96 in Game 5 to eliminate RocketsLakers return to conference finals for first time in a decadeThe Los Angeles Lakers are going to the conference finals for the first time in a decade, ending the longest drought in franchise histor…

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Heat dump Bucks into 2-0 hole as Jimmy Butler wins it at buzzer

Butler fouled as time expires, hits game-winning free throwsHeat become first No 5 seed ever to take 2-0 lead over No 1 seedJimmy Butler loves soccer, and the final scene from Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semi-finals resembled a penalty shot in a s…

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Rockets’ James Harden says ‘Thin Blue Line’ mask was not political statement

NBA scoring leader says he didn’t know what mask representedRockets star rejoined team on Thursday inside Disney bubbleNBA scoring leader James Harden said he did not intend to make a political statement by wearing a ‘Thin Blue Line’ mask Thursday, cla…

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Former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook in quarantine after positive Covid-19 test

Houston Rockets star will join team once he is cleared to playNBA season due to resume at Florida’s Disney WorldThe Houston Rockets’ Russell Westbrook, one of the most talented players in the NBA, has tested positive for Covid-19 and is in quarantine.T…

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Former NBA MVP Russell Westbrook in quarantine after positive Covid-19 test

Houston Rockets star will join team once he is cleared to playNBA season due to resume at Florida’s Disney WorldThe Houston Rockets’ Russell Westbrook, one of the most talented players in the NBA, has tested positive for Covid-19 and is in quarantine.T…

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Will small-ball eventually put an end to the NBA 7-footer?

The Houston Rockets have begun playing without a center, and they are winning games. But there is still a place for the big man in basketballLast month, the Houston Rockets took the NBA’s small-ball revolution to its logical extreme, defeating the Dall…

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Lakers’ LeBron James aggravates groin injury in Christmas loss to LA Clippers

Clippers win 111-106 over Lakers in marquee Christmas gameJoel Embiid outplays Greek Freak as Sixers rout MilwaukeePelicans, Celtics and Warriors win in other holiday fixturesKawhi Leonard scored 11 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter and had 12 reb…

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Is James Harden the NBA’s Cristiano Ronaldo?

The Rockets superstar has a kindred spirit in the Juventus frontman, bound by a robotic ruthlessness that will never win over the masses beyond the confines of their home arenasNot even his most ardent critics – and there are plenty of them – dispute J…

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Is James Harden the NBA’s Cristiano Ronaldo?

The Rockets superstar has a kindred spirit in the Juventus frontman, bound by a robotic ruthlessness that will never win over the masses beyond the confines of their home arenasNot even his most ardent critics – and there are plenty of them – dispute J…

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Harden grabs 59 as Rockets win third-highest scoring game in NBA history

James Harden scores 59 including game-winning free throwTeams combine for third most points in NBA regulation gameJames Harden scored 59 points and hit a free throw with 2.4 seconds left to lift the Houston Rockets to a wild 159-158 win over the Washin…

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‘LeBron stands for money’: Hong Kong protestors burn James jerseys

NBA star said freedom of speech can carry ‘a lot of negative’Relationship between NBA and China is under strainProtestors in Hong Kong have burned LeBron James jerseys after the NBA star said that freedom of speech can lead to “a lot of negative”.James…

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Are NBA stars and coaches hypocrites for not speaking out on China?

A tweet supporting protestors in Hong Kong has caused a rift between China and the NBA. Do social-activist players have a duty to speak out?After years of taking heat for voicing their opinions on political and social issues, NBA players and coaches ha…

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NBA’s China reaction shows the league is only woke when it doesn’t cost money

The NBA has won plaudits for supporting social issues in the US. But like any other sports league, it is an entertainment vehicle built to maximize profitsThe NBA’s handling of the Daryl Morey controversy over the weekend showed the league is happy to …

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Ted Cruz says NBA is ‘assisting Chinese censorship’ over Hong Kong tweet

NBA critical of tweet by executive praising Hong Kong protestsLeague sees China as a lucrative market for players and teamsThe NBA’s reaction to one of its executives speaking out on the anti-government protests in Hong Kong has received criticism from…

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Ted Cruz says NBA is ‘assisting Chinese censorship’ over Hong Kong tweet

NBA critical of tweet by executive praising Hong Kong protestsLeague sees China as a lucrative market for players and teamsThe NBA’s reaction to one of its executives speaking out on the anti-government protests in Hong Kong has received criticism from…