Houston Rockets

NBA has yet to approve Nene's new contract with Rockets

Veteran big man Nene officially signed his new contract with the Rockets back on Sept. 6, but the NBA has yet to formally approve the deal, writes ESPN’s Bobby Marks (Insider link). Sources tell Marks that the league has been discussing internally whether it should disapprove of the incentives in the...

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1 hour ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

Starting Danuel House might be inevitable for the Houston Rockets

While Eric Gordon has more to offer the Houston Rockets, the need for size in the starting lineup could result in Danuel House getting the starting nod eventually. Danuel House Jr. had an up-and-down first season with the Houston Rockets. Coming off an entire season in Washington where the Houston-native...

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4 hours ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets: 3 goals for Danuel House in the 2019-20 season

Danuel House is coming into the year with big expectations. Here are three goals for the Houston Rockets forward in the 2019-20 season. It’s amazing what an opportunity and an ideal fit can do for a player. After short stints in Washington, Phoenix and in the G-League, Danuel House finally found a home...

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19 hours ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Ben McLemore is playing for his NBA career with the Houston Rockets

Ben McLemore joins the Houston Rockets this year in the midst of a crossroads in his career, but his ability to hit shots may finally earn him an important role. As a former 7th overall pick, Ben McLemore has been a bit of a disappointment so far. The six-year vet hasn’t lived up to his […] Ben...

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20 hours ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Nick Young will reportedly partake in Rockets minicamp

Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images The Swag Champ is looking for a home for the 2019-20 season. Nick Young is looking for a home, and he might find one somewhere that won’t make Golden State Warriors fans happy. Swaggy P, who evolved into the Swag Champ while winning a title with the Warriors...

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21 hours ago, Golden State Of Mind, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets: It’s time for James Harden to move past the MVP snub

Houston Rockets’ superstar James Harden has been talking about the MVP outcome for the entire off-season. It’s time for him to put an end to this discussion and move forward. As we all know by now, Houston Rockets star James Harden should have won the MVP Award this past season but Giannis...

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22 hours ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

NBA news roundup: Magic are all-in on Fultz; Shumpert says nah to Rockets

  In our weekly NBA news roundup, 28 counterfeit championship rings are found, Iman Shumpert pulls out of a deal with the Rockets and the Magic are all-in on Markell Fultz US Customs and Border Protection  finds 28 counterfeit NBA championship rings from China at Customs As you would expect,...

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23 hours ago, Sir Charles In Charge, Houston Rockets

Which player should the Houston Rockets sign from their minicamp?

Every movie needs extras to fill out the cast and this holds true for basketball teams as well. The Houston Rockets are reported to be bringing in several veterans to help fill out their roster. The 2019-2020 season is coming up fast and the Houston Rockets Las Vegas mini-camp is being held soon. With...

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1 day ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets: Is Gerald Green the most unsung reserve in the NBA?

Gerald Green has silently worked to become one of the top bench performers on the Houston Rockets. Is the former Slam Dunk champ the most unsung reserve in all of basketball? In spite of playing on a team that has sought to feature a dynamic backcourt duo throughout his current tenure with the organization,...

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1 day ago, Hoops Habit, Houston Rockets

Are the Houston Rockets fated for an increase in turnovers this season?

With Coach Mike D’Antoni pushing for increased pace, the Houston Rockets will need to make sure it doesn’t cost them valuable possessions this season. With the 2019-20 NBA season just around the corner, fans of the Houston Rockets have plenty to be excited about. Coming off another disappointing...

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1 day ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Rockets workout will include slew of free agent veterans

Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images The unofficial Vegas mini-camp has some well-known names. The Houston Rockets unofficial minicamp is picking up some serious steam as free agent NBA talent joins the pool of players. Veterans Nick Young, Thabo Sefolosha, Corey Brewer, and Raymond Felton are...

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1 day ago, The Dream Shake, Houston Rockets

Corey Brewer, Raymond Felton, Nick Young among players attending Rockets’ mini-camp

Corey Brewer, Raymond Felton, Nick Young among players attending Rockets’ mini-camp

The Rockets have available roster spots heading into training camp.

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1 day ago, NBC Sports, Houston Rockets

Free agent guard Nick Young participating in minicamp with Rockets

The Houston Rockets will have a somewhat surprising name joining them for team activities this month. Kelly Iko of The Athletic reported on Tuesday that veteran swingman Nick Young will be participating in Rockets minicamp in Las Vegas, along with former Rockets Terrence Jones and Luc Mbah a Moute. The...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

10 Players the Houston Rockets can acquire with Nene’s contract

With Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey getting creative on a new contract with Nene to use as a “human trade exception,” there are several players the Rockets could look into sending Nene away for. The Houston Rockets have agreed to a new contract with Nene to essentially use him as a trade...

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1 day ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Memphis Grizzlies: How the Rockets became front runners for Iguodala

The future of Andre Iguodala with the Memphis Grizzlies has been in question ever since they traded for him. Now, as the season comes closer and closer, likely trade partners are starting to emerge, with the Houston Rockets chief among them. The Memphis Grizzlies have had the spotlight on them ever since...

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1 day ago, Beale Street Bears, Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets

Sefolosha, Brewer, Mbah A Moute, other to attend Rockets' minicamp

A handful of the most noteworthy veteran free agents on the market will take part in the Rockets‘ upcoming minicamp in Las Vegas, according to multiple reports. In a series of tweets, Kelly Iko and Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic reported that the following players will participate in the mini-camp: Corey...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

Why the Houston Rockets won’t miss Iman Shumpert

News broke Tuesday morning that Iman Shumpert declined an offer to return to the Houston Rockets. Given that his time with the team was a failed experiment, the decision might be mutually beneficial. Last February, the Houston Rockets took part in a three-team deal that landed them veteran shooting guard...

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1 day ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Report: Iman Shumpert rejects offer from Rockets, who’ll have several familiar names in minicamp

Report: Iman Shumpert rejects offer from Rockets, who’ll have several familiar names in minicamp

Iman Shumpert is the best free agent available.

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1 day ago, NBC Sports, Houston Rockets

Rockets Rumors: Iman Shumpert Declines Contract Offer, Won't Attend Minicamp

Free-agent shooting guard Iman Shumpert has reportedly declined a contract offer from the Houston Rockets and won't attend the team's minicamp this week in Las Vegas. Shams Charania of Stadium and The Athletic reported the update Tuesday...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Houston Rockets

Iman Shumpert turns down Rockets' contract offer

Free agent swingman Iman Shumpert has opted to decline a contract offer from the Rockets and won’t be attending the team’s mini-camp in Las Vegas this week, sources tell Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). According to Charania, Shumpert made this decision after “months of discussions.” Shumpert,...

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2 days ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

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