Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets need to pursue Danny Green this summer

The Houston Rockets will be looking to improve following another series loss to the Golden State Warriors. Can they do just that by signing a certain sharpshooter to join the squad? The Houston Rockets are in the offseason after losing to the Warriors, and it’s time to start thinking about how...

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Houston Rockets 2018-2019 player recaps: Nene

Was this Nene’s final year? Unfortunately, it sounds like Nene might be on his way out. After the season ended, there were some whispers coming from the Houston Rockets beat that the big man from Brazil might decide to retire instead of playing out the final campaign of the 3-year, $11 million deal he...

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Fired Rockets assistant head coach Jeff Bzdelik could join Bulls staff

Former Rockets assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik could be a candidate to join Jim Boylen’s staff in Chicago, tweets K.C. Johnson of The Chicago Tribune. The Rockets decided not to pursue a new contract with Bzdelik, who is considered the architect of the defense in Houston. He briefly retired from the game...

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Rockets not re-signing defensive guru Bzdelik

Bzdelik helped guide the Rockets' defensive turnaround last season.

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1 day ago, ESPN, Houston Rockets

Rockets will not bring defensive coach Jeff Bzdelik back next season

Rockets will not bring defensive coach Jeff Bzdelik back next season

Before the All-Star break, the Rockets had a defensive rating of 112.2 (points allowed per 100 possessions), 25th in the NBA. After the All-Star break, the Rockets had a defensive rating of 105.3, second best in the NBA. In the playoffs, the Rockets had a 107.3 defensive rating despite six games against...

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Houston Rockets have parted ways with associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik

The Houston Rockets have decided to fire associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik, whose future with the team was uncertain after the end of the season. According to the Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen, the Rockets decided to let go of associate head coach and defensive guru Jeff Bzdelik on Saturday....

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1 day ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Rockets Rumors: Associate HC Jeff Bzdelik Fired After Playoff Loss to Warriors

The Houston Rockets fired associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik following a second-round playoff loss to the Golden State Warriors , according to the Houston Chronicle 's Jonathan Feigen ...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets

Report: Rockets fire top defensive assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik

The Houston Rockets improved as a defensive unit this past season, but the assistant coach who helped guide that improvement won’t be back next season. According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle, the Rockets let go associate coach Jeff Bzdelik, who was primarily responsible for helping Houston...

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1 day ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

Rockets reportedly fire Jeff Bzdelik

Houston is reportedly moving on from one of their top coaching assistants. In a total shocker of a move, the Houston Rockets have reportedly “let go” assistant coach Jeff Bzdelik, according to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle. Jeff Bzdelik, the Rockets associate head coach who guided the defensive...

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1 day ago, The Dream Shake, Houston Rockets

James Harden named MVP finalist

The Beard’s not going to win it this year, but he was named one of three finalist for the MVP trophy. In what comes as no surprise, James Harden was officially named one of the three finalists for the MVP award yesterday, along with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George. The Beard led the league in...

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1 day ago, The Dream Shake, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets: James Harden is officially an MVP finalist

To the surprise of no one, the Houston Rockets have their best player in the MVP talks once again this year. He is now officially one of the three finalists for the award that will be given out in June. The Houston Rockets may have fallen short of the goals and aspirations they had before […] Houston...

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2 days ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Tilman Fertitta calls Rockets dodging luxury tax ‘fluke’ and ‘accident’, reportedly approves paying next year

Tilman Fertitta calls Rockets dodging luxury tax ‘fluke’ and ‘accident’, reportedly approves paying next year

Suuuuure

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2 days ago, NBC Sports, Houston Rockets

Tilman Fertitta says Mike D’Antoni will coach the Rockets next year

Rockets owner, Tilman Fertitta, says Mike D’Antoni will be the head coach of the Rockets next season, the last year of his current contract. The 2018-19 season was definitely a disappointing one for the Houston Rockets. Run It Back was a rallying cry for the team all season, but Golden State ran...

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2 days ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets: 5 takeaways from the 2018-19 NBA season

The Houston Rockets, facing injuries and a stacked Western Conference, kept their heads above water and persevered. Here’s what we learned about the team after an up-and-down 2018-19 season. After a second round exit from the 2019 NBA Playoffs, the Houston Rockets once again finished their season...

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2 days ago, Hoops Habit, Houston Rockets

Rockets owner vows to do 'anything' to get better next season

Despite an almost obsessive quest to overtake the Golden State Warriors this season, the Houston Rockets fell short of their goal and bowed out in the Western Conference semifinals this season. For owner Tilman Fertitta, that’s not good enough, and he vowed to do whatever it takes to ensure that the...

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2 days ago, Yardbarker, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets 2018-19 player recaps: Iman Shumpert

After revitalizing his career in Sacramento, Iman Shumpert’s Houston tenure didn’t exactly go as planned. Halfway through the 2018-19 season, things couldn’t have been going much better for Iman Shumpert. After being exiled to Sacramento at the 2018 trade deadline after injuries and poor play limited...

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2 days ago, The Dream Shake, Houston Rockets

Why the Rockets Should Trade Chris Paul to the Lakers

The Houston Rockets must have anticipated this outcome when they signed the then 33-year old Chris Paul to a four-year, $159.7 million contract last offseason...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Los Angeles Lakers, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets 2018-2019 player recaps: Gary Clark

We take a look at the undrafted rookie out of Cincinnati. So what all is there to say about Gary Clark Jr.? Well, for one, he’s not even the most famous Gary Clark Jr. in Texas. Musician, genius guitarist, and overall B.A. person, Gary Clark Jr., has the exact same name as him. Even down to the “Jr.”...

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Houston Rockets have decent odds for 2020 NBA title

As we head into the offseason, the current title odds for next year’s 2020 NBA title have been released. The Houston Rockets, as per usual, are fairly high up on the list of teams. The Houston Rockets finished the season in disappointing fashion, losing to the Golden State Warriors in the second...

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3 days ago, Space City Scoop, Houston Rockets

Houston Rockets 2018-2019 season recaps: Isaiah Hartenstein

Hartenstein didn’t play much for the Rockets this year, but he dominated the G-League and looks poised for bigger things moving forward. The Houston Rockets made their feelings known about 21-year-old (then 20) center Isaiah Hartenstein, when they signed him to a three-year, $3.9 million deal last summer....

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