Houston Rockets

3 things the Rockets can do to increase chances at winning a championship

NBA Training Camps are set to open in just a few days, and while it is only September, there are many things the Rockets can do throughout the season so that they can have a higher chance at advancing farther into the postseason and finally winning their third championship in franchise history. We’re...

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Houston Rockets: Brandon Knight expected to miss time after knee surgery

Brandon Knight of the Houston Rockets is expected to miss at least a bit of time after undergoing a knee procedure. The season has yet to start and Brandon Knight hasn’t suited up in a Rockets jersey, but his injuries are already causing concern. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania,...

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3 wings the Houston Rockets can trade for next season

As the Houston Rockets continue to fill out their roster for the 2018-19 season, here are three forwards the team can trade for. It seems like just a week ago the Rockets were dueling with Golden State in the Western Conference Finals. Yet, here we are, less than one month away from the 2018-19 season....

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Potential trade packages for Jimmy Butler

How can the Rockets #BringJimmyHome? According to multiple sources, Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jimmy Butler has requested a trade from the Minnesota Timberwolves, league sources tell me and @JonKrawczynski. Butler has given Minnesota a list of one-to-three teams...

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NBA Fix #2 - The Challenge

Here’s a way to decrease bad calls without adding too much time to the game. It’s the calm before the storm— the last couple weeks of super slow NBA news time before training camp hits— so that means we have the time, space, and freedom to basically jabber about whatever we want. It’s in that vein that...

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Houston Rockets: 3 goals for James Harden in 2018-19

Since coming over in a blockbuster trade nearly six years ago, James Harden has become one of the NBA’s premier stars with the Houston Rockets. Here are the three goals for the six-time All-Star in 2018-19. Throughout the 2017-18 NBA season, James Harden managed to show basketball fans...

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1 day ago, Hoops Habit, Houston Rockets

Rockets Rumors: Houston Isn't Signing Corey Brewer to Contract

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey created some buzz when he posted an Instagram picture with Corey Brewer , but a reunion does not appear to be in the works...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets want to preserve Chris Paul this season

The Houston Rockets plan to strategically rest Chris Paul throughout the season in order to keep his body as fresh as possible for the playoffs. After Chris Paul’s hamstring injury in the Western Conference Finals demolished their championship hopes, the Rockets will take a more cautious approach...

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Report: Jazz’s Justin Zanik, Rockets’ Gersson Rosas get second interview for 76ers’ GM job

Report: Jazz’s Justin Zanik, Rockets’ Gersson Rosas get second interview for 76ers’ GM job

Will Philadelphia actually hire someone?

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Rockets: The loss of Jeff Bzdelik really hurts the defense

Yesterday, it was announced that the Houston Rockets will be without their defensive coach for next season and beyond. The Houston Rockets took a huge step forward last season, partially in part to their defense. The team could always score the ball, but last year’s defense was something we haven’t...

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Rockets Rumors: Houston Doesn't Want to 'Overextend' Chris Paul This Season

The Houston Rockets ' offseason additions at point guard, Brandon Knight and Michael Carter-Williams, should see a lot of playing time this season with the team planning to limit Chris Paul 's playing time, according to Kelly Iko of the Athletic...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Houston Rockets

This crazy stat shows James Harden shoots a lot more than just free throws

James Harden has shot a boat load of threes the last two seasons. Let me begin by saying that the “all James Harden does is shoot free throws” debate is silly. Yes, he shoots a lot of free throws, but he shoots a lot of everything else too. Also, since when is drawing contact to score more efficiently...

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2 days ago, The Dream Shake, Houston Rockets

Jeff Bzdelik, assistant coach in charge of Rockets’ defense, retires

Jeff Bzdelik, assistant coach in charge of Rockets’ defense, retires

Another challenge for a Rockets defense that lost some key players.

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3 days ago, NBC Sports, Houston Rockets

Rockets associate head coach retires

The Rockets will be without the services of associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik this season, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN tweets. The mind behind Houston’s defensive improvement has decided to retire at the age of 65.Wojnarowski adds that the departure, less than 10 days before training camp opens, will...

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3 days ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

Sources: Rockets defensive guru Bzdelik retiring

Rockets associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who has overseen the development of the team's defense, is retiring, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. Rockets assistant Roy Rogers is expected to assume a bulk of the defensive responsibilities.

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NBA Rumors: Rockets' Associate Head Coach Jeff Bzdelik to Retire

Houston Rockets associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, who has spent the last 40 years coaching at the collegiate or NBA level, is retiring. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported Bzdelik informed the Rockets of the news...

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Report: Houston Rockets assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik to retire before season

After seeing several key players depart during the offseason, the Rockets will also reportedly lose a member of its coaching staff.

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3 days ago, NBA, Houston Rockets

Why Scottie Pippen failed with the Houston Rockets

The 1998 NBA offseason was crazy. Michael Jordan would retire for the second time after winning his final ring as a Bull. The NBA’s upcoming season would be shortened to only 50 games due to the third lockout of the decade. The players association simply wanted to raise the ceiling on salaries,...

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3 days ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Jeff Bzdelik to retire

The Rockets just lost the man who built their defense. In some surprising news, Houston Rockets assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik, whose switch-everything scheme catapulted the Rockets to the number-six-rated defense in the league last season, has informed the team that he will retire. In a blow to the...

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3 days ago, The Dream Shake, Houston Rockets

Rockets: Houston has been a place for players to revive their careers

The offseason of the Houston Rockets has been quite interesting, to say the least. After entering it on the brink of potentially losing half of their core group, the team was able to re-sign their critical pieces and replace productive role players and then some. Thanks to Morey, the Houston Rockets...

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