Tag Archives: Houston Rockets

  • Halloween Fail: Fog Machine Turns On During Pistons-Rockets Game (Video)

    Halloween Fail: Fog Machine Turns On During Pistons-Rockets Game (Video)

    Halloween and sports have always made a great combination. Fans get to express their loyalties and frustrations through their pumpkin carvings, teams get to spice up their halftime entertainment a little bit, and of course players get a little extra publicity by tweeting pictures of their costumes. It’s all a lot of fun. Of course, […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/31/12 — James Harden

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/31/12 — James Harden

    When James Harden was traded from the powerhouse Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets over the weekend, many wondered whether he could make the transition from being an all-star caliber sixth-man, to being an all-star caliber lead man.  Well, Harden provided an answer to that question during his debut in a Rockets uniform last […]

  • Gerald Green’s Windmill Alley-Oop Slam Was Ridiculous (Video)

    Gerald Green’s Windmill Alley-Oop Slam Was Ridiculous (Video)

    Jeremy Evans  was named the 2012 Slam Dunk Champion following a rather uneventful contest at All-Star weekend.  If it was up to me, he would be stripped of his title and it would be handed to the New Jersey Nets’ Gerald Green following this insane windmill alley-oop slam during Saturday’s game against the Houston Rockets. […]

  • Kevin Love Suspended Two Games For Stomping On Luis Scola’s Head (Video)

    Kevin Love Suspended Two Games For Stomping On Luis Scola’s Head (Video)

    Being a hard-nosed player has always been a characteristic of Kevin Love’s game.  Being a dirty player hasn’t. That may all change following an incident during Saturday night’s game against the Houston Rockets, as the Timberwolves’ power forward, who usually does his damage above the rim, was inflicting some damage on the Rockets’ Luis Scola […]

  • JaVale McGee’s Self-Alley-Oop Angered His Coach And Teammates (Video)

    JaVale McGee’s Self-Alley-Oop Angered His Coach And Teammates (Video)

    With the Washington Wizards entering last night’s game against the Houston Rockets sporting a league-worst 1-11 record, JaVale McGee was hoping to give the Wizards’ fans something to get excited about when he threw down an off-the-backboard self-alley-oop early in the third quarter with his team trailing by six. McGee didn’t see much wrong with […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 8th) – Charles Barkley

    This Day In Sports History (December 8th) – Charles Barkley

    It was on this day in 1999 that Houston Rockets forward Charles Barkley ruptured his left quadriceps tendon.  The injury occurred in Philadelphia, where Barkley’s career began 15 years earlier. Charles Barkley was one of the fiercest competitors and best rebounders that the NBA had ever seen.  He averaged a double-double in points and rebounds […]

  • Picture Of The Day: What’s On Kim Kardashian’s Mind?

    Picture Of The Day: What’s On Kim Kardashian’s Mind?

    The New Jersey Nets made headlines when they picked up Deron Williams before the NBA trade deadline, and while he may now be the team’s biggest superstar, their biggest attraction is still Kim Kardashian. Kim K was in Houston Saturday night to watch the Nets take on the Rockets, and while her world famous rear […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night — 12/7/10 — Luis Scola

    The Stat Line of the Night — 12/7/10 — Luis Scola

    The Houston Rockets were expected to play better than they have so far this season, but don’t blame Luis Scola, who is having a career year.  While the Rockets stumbled out of the gate, they appear to be righting the ship with wins like the one they earned last night against the Detroit Pistons.  Scola […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night — 11/16/10 — Derrick Rose

    The Stat Line of the Night — 11/16/10 — Derrick Rose

    Derrick Rose was not going to let this so-called “Circus Trip” start off like it had the last 12 years.  Every season the Chicago Bulls head out west early in the season for an extended road trip and every year since Michael Jordan left the trip has gone poorly, at one point even resulting in […]

  • Yo Yao! Gimmie Some Props (GIF)

    Yo Yao! Gimmie Some Props (GIF)

    Only Yao Ming could turn a ride on the stationary bike into an entertaining gif.  The Rockets’ center spent plenty of time on the sidelines staying warm during his team’s season opener in Los Angeles, and he even took the time to endear himself to a few of the Lakers’ fans. Should Rockets coach Rick […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night — 10/27/10 — Kobe Bryant

    The Stat Line of the Night — 10/27/10 — Kobe Bryant

    On the opening night of the NBA, most eyes were on the new trio in Miami, however when they sputtered the defending champion L.A. Lakers made the night a hit.  Kobe Bryant, the leader of the team and arguably the best player of this generation were able to squeak out a victory on the night […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night – 3/22/10 – Derrick Rose

    The Stat Line of the Night – 3/22/10 – Derrick Rose

    The Bulls were playing well enough to get their second straight win, and Derrick Rose was the catalyst.  With Rose out of the lineup, the Bulls stumbled into a 10-game losing streak.  The losing streak may have put a dagger in their playoff hopes, but Rose is making it clear he wants to will this […]

  • The Stat Line of the Night – 3/15/10 – Aaron Brooks

    The Stat Line of the Night – 3/15/10 – Aaron Brooks

    Going into this season, no one would have guessed that Aaron Brooks would emerge as the star of the Houston Rockets.  In fact, no one would have thought any star at all was going to emerge in Houston.  Even with the acquisition of Kevin Martin at the trade deadline, Brooks has shined brightly for the […]