ROCKETS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Houston Rockets Interested in Signing Ryan Anderson in NBA Free Agency

Ryan Anderson is one of the more talented free agents on the NBA free agency market and there will be a lot of teams interested in signing him. He has become one of the top scoring big men in the league and is a deadly three-point shooter. There is one team that is showing a lot of interest in signing him so far. According to a report from Jonathan Feigen, the Houston Rockets are...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Horford reportedly meeting with Rockets

With some Durant-sized fish stealing all the thunder (no pun intended), Al Horford’s free agency has found itself somewhat overshadowed. But the Houston Rockets certainly haven’t forgotten about him. According to a report by Michael Scotto of Sheridan Hoops on Thursday, Horford will be having a meeting with the Rockets on Friday. Source: Al Horford will meet with the Houston...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Al Horford, Houston's top free agent target, to meet with Rockets

The Rocket will meet with free agent Al Horford on Friday reports Sheridan Hoops reporter Michael Scotto. The Houston Rockets didn't get a meeting with Kevin Durant -- arguably the top target for every team this offseason. But the Rockets appear to have a meeting in place for the next man on the list, free agent PF/C Al Horford. Sheridan Hoops reporter Michael Scotto is reporting...
Via The Dream Shake
6 hours ago

Rockets extend qualifying offer to Donatas Motiejunas, not Terrence Jones

Donuts will be a restricted free agent. Terrence Jones is now an unrestricted free agent. In a move that comes as little more than a mild surprise, the Rockets have elected not to extend a $3.5 million qualifying offer to Terrence Jones, making the former first-round draft pick an unrestricted free agent hours before teams and players can officially begin discussions. Jonathan Feigen reported...
Via The Dream Shake
7 hours ago

NBA free agency 2016: Who the Rockets could go after

Our series discussing NBA free agency. The Rockets now need a big man, that's no secret. They nabbed two young ones in last week's NBA draft, and while both are talented players who could contribute down the line, it's asking a lot of the 19-year-old Chinanu Onuaku and 20-year-old Zhou Qi to step in and get serious run right away. Both are young, inexperienced and have some development...
Via The Dream Shake
10 hours ago

Should Dwight Howard get a max deal?

After a tumultuous three-year stint in Houston, Dwight Howard decided to opt-out of the final year of his contract worth $23.2 million to become an unrestricted free agent. Howard's resume as a rim defender, rebounder and finisher makes him a lock for the Hall of Fame, but with three toxic relationships in Orlando, LA and Houston...is Dwight worth the risk of another max deal?...
Via Yardbarker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Moses Malone Jr. robbed at gunpoint, claims James Harden ordered it

Moses Malone, Jr., son of NBA great Moses Malone, claims he was attacked by James Harden’s entourage outside V Live Houston early Saturday morning. Malone Jr. posted on Facebook about how Harden’s basketball camp was unaffordable for inner-city kids, and believes Harden sent his entourage to assault him and steal his jewelry, which was valued at approximately $15,000, in...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch James Harden fake out a youngster with a sick move

Keep your eye on the ball, kid. A young basketball camper learned that lesson the hard way recently, as Houston Rockets guard James Harden used a savvy dribble move to fake out and embarrass the unsuspecting (and totally overmatched) defender. Watch the carnage below: Harden hit the youngster with a mesmerizing collection of between-the-leg dribbles, before tossing a behind...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets’ Draft Recap

If you guys were following the tournament for best Houston Rockets’ player ever that I was doing a couple of weeks ago, I apologize for not posting the outcome earlier; I’ve been really busy as of late. If you are still interested, below are the results. Now on to the actual article. I know this is a couple of days late, but I wanted to make sure I got as much information as...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden has not really talked with Howard since season ended

James Harden says he has not really talked with Dwight Howard since the season ended, marking yet another sign that the center is likely to head elsewhere in the coming weeks. Howard informed the Rockets during the week of his plans to opt out of his contract and become a free agent. Houston thought the hiring of new head coach Mike D’Antoni, who coached Howard on the Lakers,...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chinanu Onuaku Drafted 37th Overall By The Houston Rockets

For the second consecutive year the Houston Rockets have used one of their draft picks on a former Louisville Cardinal. Chinanu Onuaku was taken in the second round with the 37th overall pick by the Rockets. He’ll join former Cardinal Montrezl Harrell who was selected by Houston last year in the second round. “It was […]
Via The Cardinal Connect
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Daryl Morey after the Rockets picked in the 2016 NBA Draft

http://www.clutchfans.net Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey speaks to the media on 6/23/2016 after the 2016 NBA Draft. The Rockets picked Chinanu Onuaku with the 37th pick and Zhou Qi out of China with the 43rd pick in the second round.
Via ClutchFans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets select Onuaku and Zhou in 2nd round of NBA draft

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets added a pair of big men in the second round of the NBA draft on Thursday night in Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku and Chinese center Zhou Qi. The 6-foot-10 Onuaku was selected 37th overall and Zhou was selected 43rd on a night where Houston didn't have a first-round pick because of a past trade. The Rockets will need some depth at center with Dwight...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets reportedly discussed Nerlens Noel trade with Sixers

If this summer in the NBA had a tagline, it might just be “Joyeux Noel.” According to a report by Jake Fischer of Sports Illustrated on Thursday, the Houston Rockets have pitched the Philadelphia 76ers on a package centered around Trevor Ariza and Patrick Beverley in exchange for Nerlens Noel. In preliminary trade talks, Houston pitched the Sixers a package involving Trevor...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets 2016 Draft Profile

After a season in which the Houston Rockets made the Western Conference Finals as the No. 2 seed in the West, there was a whole lot of excitement and optimism in H-Town surrounding the 2015-16 season. That excitement and optimism quickly turned to disgust, embarrassment, and disappointment. After a 4-7 start to the season, the organization shockingly decided to pull the plug on then...
Via The Sports Quotient
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard declines options; will become free agent

According to a report from Sharms Charania, a big name has just hit the free agency market as Dwight Howard has declined his option in Houston. Since averaging 18.3 ppg in his first year in Houston, his point totals have decreased each season.  Now in his 30s, it will be interesting to see who is in the bidding for his services….. The Vertical Sources: Houston Rockets star Dwight...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets ready to chase star to pair with James Harden

The Houston Rockets understand they might lose Dwight Howard to free agency this summer, but soothe such thoughts with the idea of chasing a major name on the open market with the free cap space. Howard never fit right with James Harden and the Rockets disappointed so much last season that the team chewed through a head coach early on and never made much of a dent in the Western...
Via The Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant is not considering joining the Rockets, James Harden reunion

The biggest offseason of Kevin Durant’s life is this summer, and any move that the forward makes in his life is going to be magnified. Whether it’s the clothes that he wears, the food that he eats, and in this instance, the people that he hangs out with. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, Durant has been spending time this week with his former Oklahoma City Thunder teammate and...
Via The Comeback
20 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Offseason Preview: Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets reached the playoffs on the last day of the season after a disappointing, dysfunctional year that saw Kevin McHale lose his job in November and foreshadowed an anticipated partial breakup of the roster. After a run to the Western Conference Finals in 2015, McHale seemed to lose the team almost immediately. At the very least, the Rockets lost interest on the defensive...
Via RealGM - NBA
May 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Jeff Van Gundy return as the Rockets' head coach?

Once a coach, always a coach. Even after nine years since the last time Jeff Van Gundy was seen roaming the sidelines as a NBA head coach, it appears the coaching bug isn’t gone. Recent reports have indicated that the nine-year broadcasting veteran is a finalist for the Houston Rockets coaching job, and may actually be the leading contender to land the job. Source says Jeff...
Via Awful Announcing
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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