Houston Rockets

Jordan Cohn
July 30, 2020 - 3:54 pm
Though the two L.A. teams and the Bucks are the clear front-runners in the Orlando bubble, there are several dark horse teams who could surprise fans. Jordan Cohn of RADIO.COM Sports unveils them all in his latest NBA power rankings.
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Jaylen Brown talks with Jayson Tatum during the Celtics' game against the Rockets in Boston
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Nick Friar
March 01, 2020 - 6:10 am
Despite some late-game heroics from Jaylen Brown, the Celtics could not work their way past Russell Westbrook and the Houston Rockets.
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Dan Mennella
February 12, 2020 - 10:30 am
The NBA All-Star break marks the unofficial midpoint of the season, but as with the MLB calendar, the league’s all-star game is held well past the precise halfway mark of the campaign. Most NBA teams will have played about 54 of their 82 games, or 66 percent, by the break. That leaves only about...
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Jordan Cohn
February 04, 2020 - 3:27 pm
Last year’s trade deadline was filled with late drama. An early transaction between the Mavericks and the Knicks, which sent Kristaps Porzingis to Dallas, set the stage for the excitement that was to follow. Harrison Barnes found a new home with the Kings. The Wizards officially launched a rebuild...
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Dan Mennella
February 03, 2020 - 5:50 pm
The NBA trade-rumor mill kicked into overdrive recently on a report that the Rockets were listening to offers on stud center Clint Capela. A followup report said the Rockets were not only entertaining offers but actively shopping the big man. Even in a trade market seemingly awash in discounted...
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Carsen Edwards greets Grant Williams as he walks off the court
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Nick Friar
December 10, 2019 - 8:31 am
Welcome to Tuesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: NBA: Nuggets at 76ers, 8 p.m. (TNT) NCAA Men’s Basketball: Albany at Boston College, 7 p.m. (ACC Network, 850 AM) (Yeah,...
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Nick Friar
October 11, 2019 - 6:45 am
Ever since Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted in support of the pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong, the NBA and Chinese government have been at odds. NBA commissioner Adam Silver has released two statements on the matter — the Chinese government wasn’t satisfied with the...
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Amin Touri
June 29, 2019 - 6:40 pm
Set to become an unrestricted free agent, Jimmy Butler is expected to meet with the Miami Heat when free agency officially opens on Sunday, according to ESPN ’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Butler, who was traded to the Sixers in November after a tumultuous year and a half in Minnesota, will also meet with...
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Houston Rockets center Clint Capela and Boston Celtics Kyrie Irving
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Nick Friar
June 10, 2019 - 6:45 am
Although multiple reports indicate the Celtics will pursue a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans for Anthony Davis, a rumor has surfaced that Boston is looking at another big man. Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders reports the Celtics have “engaged pretty seriously on Clint Capela.” The Rockets...
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Alex Reimer
March 08, 2018 - 2:00 pm
LeBron James is thinking about playing for another team in the Eastern Conference besides the Cavaliers next season, according to a new report about the three-time champion’s free agent wish list. James can decline his $35.6 million player option and hit the open market this summer. The Ringer’s...
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