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Carmelo Anthony, Commentary, Houston Rockets, NBA -

HOUSTON – Two former Houston Rockets hung out near the locker rooms after their old team routed the Golden State Warriors 107-86 on Thursday night. One was Hall of Famer Tracy McGrady, the other was former defensive player of the year Marcus Camby. Both have differing opinion on the future of Carmelo Anthony, the 10-time […]

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Atlanta Hawks, Carmelo Anthony, Dominique Wilkins, Houston Rockets, NBA -

Twenty-one years ago, Dominique Wilkins went from “The Human Highlight Film” to a role player coming off the bench only when deemed by others to be necessary. The transition was far from easy — as is the case for every aging NBA superstar. “Father Time don’t wait for no one, man,” Wilkins told The Undefeated. […]

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Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo, Showtime Lakers, Staples Center -

LOS ANGELES — After days of buildup for the Los Angeles Lakers’ home opener, there’s a groundswell of energy in the stands of Staples Center. And then comes the fourth quarter. Reigning MVP James Harden digs his shoulder into Brandon Ingram’s chest. Foul. Before the crowd can even properly boo, Ingram shoves Harden. Ingram wants […]

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Chris Paul, Commentary, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Rajon Rondo -

LOS ANGELES — On Sunday, the NBA announced the suspensions for Brandon Ingram, Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul for their involvement in the Staples Center scuffle that snatched the spotlight from LeBron James’ home debut with the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday night. The reaction around the league was that the penalties could have been […]

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basketball, brandon ingram, carmelo anthony, chris paul, houston rockets, james harden, lebron james, los angeles lakers, nba, rajon rondo -

After watching the fourth quarter of last night’s explosive Los Angeles Lakers and Houston Rockets game live, and after watching the ensuing fight(s) from approximately 17,000 different angles, the single most entertaining thing is how Chris Paul turns into an impression of Kevin Hart doing an impression of someone…

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carmelo anthony, goorin bros, hat game, houston rockets, jordan brand, melo made, nba, rag bone -

His first outing with the Houston Rockets may have been less than stellar, but Carmelo Anthony’s other debut seems quite promising. Melo may be best known for his headbands, but the NBA star also loves a hat, as evidenced by his latest collaboration with hat makers Goorin Bros.

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Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, NBA, NCB, Undefeated Athlete of the Week, Wake Forest Demon Deacons -

While his newest teammate was being fitted for his Houston Rockets jersey, Chris Paul was in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, at the place that made him the man and the player he’s become, living his absolute best life. Paul, who dished out 11.9 assists per game last season and will have high-volume scorer Carmelo Anthony as […]

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Ayesha Curry, Celebrity Family Feud, Chris Paul, Family, Houston Rockets, NBA, Steph Curry, Steve Harvey, Television -

When it comes to motivation, whether on the basketball court or off, Chris Paul finds strength in family. “Basketball is not who I am; it’s not who this family is,” said Paul to The Undefeated. “We’ve figured that out a long time ago.” So it was a no-brainer for the Houston Rockets point guard to […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Houston Rockets, P.J. Tucker, Sneaker Stories, Style -

His reign is already solidified and virtually unchallenged. P.J. Tucker is the NBA’s sneaker king. He has shoes in his collection that hypebeasts can’t even cop, and he actually wears pairs that the biggest sneakerheads in the world wouldn’t even dare to unbox. “With playing basketball and sneakers, there’s no line,” Tucker told Joe La […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Brad Stevens, Chris Paul, Cleveland Cavaliers, Culture, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, NBA, Stephen Curry -

But the allure of the game, keeps calling your name … — Jay-Z, “Allure” (2003) There’s a scene in 1992’s Juice that aces the test of time. Not the one where Bishop (played by the late Tupac Shakur) and Q (played by Omar Epps) are by their lockers in the iconic “I am crazy … […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, NBA, Shaun Livingston, Stephen Curry -

OAKLAND, Calif. — The NBA official pushed a metal box on wheels to the Houston Rockets’ locker room, early in the fourth quarter, on Saturday at Oracle Arena. Inside the box held the coveted 2018 NBA Western Conference championship trophy. The trophy was for the taking by the Rockets, but it will instead be flown […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, NBA -

HOUSTON — A frustrated Draymond Green slapped the top of an equipment bag just before being the first to enter the visiting locker room after the Golden State Warriors’ 98-94 loss to the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. Now, one loss away from ending a shot at a fourth straight […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, DJ T. Gray, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Music, NBA -

HOUSTON — Just like clockwork, DJ TGray knows when Houston Rockets guard James Harden typically runs on to the Toyota Center floor before tipoff to get his shots up. And even if the Rockets’ house deejay is in the middle of playing a song, within about 10 seconds he will mix in a hip-hop banger […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, LeBron James, Michael Jordan, NBA, Patrick Ewing, Stephen Curry -

On the dunk Richter scale, nothing ranks higher than a smash that alters the course of a playoff series. (Well, almost nothing.) The funeral James Harden gave Draymond Green on Tuesday night could turn out to be one of those dunks. We expect Harden to rain treys and cook dudes’ legs into spaghetti, of course. […]

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Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, James Harden, NBA, Western Conference Finals -

OAKLAND, Calif. — A roar erupted from the team staff in the Houston Rockets’ locker room as the buzzer sounded. Ecstatic Rockets players hooted and hollered as teammate Gerald Green slapped hands with them outside the locker room door after the crucial 95-92 road playoff win over the Golden State Warriors. Even smiling veterans Chris […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Jay-Z, NBA -

There’s a Jay-Z lyric for any and every situation in life. For the Houston Rockets, their current 2-1 Western Conference finals plight is no different. More on that shortly. After elimination by the Golden State Warriors in 2015 and 2016, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey all but confirmed the Bay Area fetish. “It’s the only […]

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Basketball, Chris Paul, Go Hoop Day, Houston Rockets -

HOUSTON — Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will soon be wishing you a Happy Go Hoop Day. Paul, fellow NBA players Paul George, Evan Turner and Emmanuel Mudiay, WNBA players Bria Hartley and Cappie Pondexter, and ex-NBA forward Jalen Rose are among the basketball ambassadors slated to support the inaugural Go Hoop Day on June […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Birdman, Courtside Culture, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Lil Wayne -

WHO: Lil Wayne VENUE: Game 2, Western Conference finals; Toyota Center WHHW: Weezy might’ve missed his set at Rolling Loud in Miami, but he wasn’t missing out on Warriors vs. Rockets Part Two. It’s no surprise Tunechi is courtside — he’s one of the most die-hard sports fans in all of music. As for who […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Diana Taurasi, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, Pots And Pans -

The Golden State Warriors-Houston Rockets playoff series begins Monday night in Houston, and it’s a tantalizing matchup: The reigning NBA champ Warriors versus the Rockets, the team with the league’s best regular-season record (65-17), including two wins out of three games against the Warriors, who finished the regular season 58-24. With a starting lineup that […]

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2018 NBA Playoffs, Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, NBA, Stephen Curry -

OAKLAND, California — Not even an hour had passed from the buzzer sounding on the end of the New Orleans Pelicans’ season when head coach Alvin Gentry was asked what could have been perceived as a rude question. “With the talent on both teams, how do you see the Warriors-Rockets matching up?” a curious and […]

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Anthony Davis, Chris Paul, Donovan Mitchell, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Klay Thompson, NBA, NBA Live 18, New Orleans Pelicans, Stephen Curry, Utah Jazz -

Rajon Rondo and the New Orleans Pelicans crew have come up empty so far at Oracle Arena vs. the Golden State Warriors. Will the Utah Jazz get sent packing by Houston? Will the Pelicans survive in the Bay? Let’s look to NBA LIVE 18 to see which series will be extended or which teams will […]

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Andrew Wiggins, Chris Paul, Derrick Rose, Donovan Mitchell, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Karl-Anthony Towns, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA, NBA Live 18, Oklahoma City Thunder, Paul George, Russell Westbrook, Trevor Ariza, Utah Jazz -

Another round of NBA playoff elimination games is upon us as Round 1 starts to shake out. On Wednesday night we have both the Rockets and the Jazz looking to be done with the Timberwolves and Thunder, respectively, for this season. Utah has been impressive and hopes to put the OK3 experiment to bed at […]

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Clint Capela, Houston Rockets, NBA -

HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets won a franchise-record 65 games this season, and much of the credit goes to scoring champion and probable MVP James Harden, along with point guard Chris Paul. But one of the Rockets’ most unheralded players has been 23-year-old starting center Clint Capela, who is coming off a career postseason-best 24 […]

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Houston Rockets, James Harden, Jerseys, NBA -

The annual drop of the NBA’s top-selling jerseys has arrived, and there’s an especially glaring takeaway. For some reason, Houston Rockets superstar James Harden — the most gifted offensive player on the planet, whose name is essentially Sharpied in as this season’s league MVP — ranks ninth in sales. Ahead of him (in descending order) […]

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Allen Iverson, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kobe Bryant, NBA -

Let’s get something straight off the rip. What Houston Rockets guard James Harden did to the Los Angeles Clippers’ Wesley Johnson on Wednesday night was not, in the purely technical sense, all that special. Yes, he sat Johnson down like a 5-year-old getting a timeout. It wasn’t any worse — again, strictly from a ballhandling […]

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Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, Houston Rockets, Isaiah Thomas, James Harden, Jimmy Butler, Los Angeles Lakers, Mark Cuban, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Live 18 -

Now that the NBA All-Star break is over, it’s time to focus on how things will start to shake out for the playoffs. Based on the current standings, the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Houston Rockets (8 p.m. EST) may be a Western Conference semifinals preview, while the Dallas Mavericks at Los Angeles matchup (10:30 p.m. EST) […]

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Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Houston Rockets, James Harden, NBA -

HOUSTON — As NBA All-Star James Harden walked through the Houston Rockets’ locker room door triumphantly, always-positive longtime locker room attendant Chuck Jackson gave him a fist pound and said, “I knew we could do this tonight.” To the left of Jackson was a long hallway mural with pictures celebrating the Rockets’ two NBA championships […]

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@AP, Austin Rivers, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Clint Capela, Clippers, Gerald Green, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, News, Rockets, Sports, Video -

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NBA is planning to speak with players from both the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers to determine the specifics of late-game and postgame events involving the teams...

The post Clippers, Rockets players allegedly confront each other in locker room after game, security called appeared first on theGrio.

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Houston Rockets, Martin Luther King Jr., National Civil Rights Museum, NBA, Tarik Black -

Houston Rockets forward Tarik Black grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, and spent much of his childhood at the National Civil Rights Museum, where his mother, Judith Moore, worked in public relations for two years. The 26-year-old Black shares his memories of the museum and how its lessons and the people he met there helped shape […]

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Crime, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Meek Mill, Michael Rubin, NBA, Philadelphia 76ers, Sneaker Stories, Social Activism -

As the leading scorer in the NBA, one of the many faces of adidas and en route to perhaps his first MVP trophy, Houston Rockets superstar James Harden is used to having all eyes on him. Come Thursday, though, special attention will be paid to his feet as Harden will be rocking custom-made “Free Meek” […]

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2018 NBA All-Star Game, Chris Paul, Gordon Hayward, Houston Rockets, LaVar Ball, Riddick Bowe, Washington Redskins, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. An internet hoax claimed the Washington Redskins changed their team name to the “Washington Redhawks.” The Rising Hearts Coalition, a Native American activist group advocating for the NFL franchise to drop its longtime mascot, created several fake webpages, and stories on them, resembling the online sites and work of The Washington Post, Sports […]

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A.J. Green, Houston Rockets, Jalen Ramsey, James Harden, Jozy Altidore, MLS, NBA, NFL, What Had Happened Was -

game. blouses. Houston Rockets guard James Harden scored a career-high 56 points on 19-of-25 shooting in the team’s 137-110 win over the Utah Jazz on Sunday, becoming the first player since Michael Jordan (1986-87) to score at least 55 points on 25 or fewer field goals and to shoot at least 75 percent in a […]

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Dallas Mavericks, ESPN, Harrison Barnes, Houston Rockets, James Harden, Kristaps Porzingis, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, NBA Live 18, New York Knicks -

We kick off Week 2 of Sim Life with a salute to the good folks at EA Sports, as NBA Live 18 correctly picked last week’s games 2-0. Let’s see how the game fares this week. First up on the Wednesday doubleheader, we have the Houston Rockets paying a visit to Madison Square Garden at […]

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