Houston Rockets

Mike D’Antoni, Houston Rockets, (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images) This Houston Rockets‘ season was more of the same from Mike D’Antoni, always surrounded by dazzling superstars and never quite hitting the peak. All the way back in February, the Rockets seemingly were souring on Mike D’Antoni. Before landing Robert Covington for a full-time small ball
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Brilliant, maddening, exploratory, exhaustive: all of these things could be applied to James Harden as well as the legendary jam band Phish. Wildly talented. Insanely efficient, if not necessarily economical. Rambling, self-indulgent, offensive to some and taking as much time as humanly possible to get anywhere. Questionable fashion and abundant facial hair. Having a rabidly
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The Houston Rockets’ small-ball experiment might not result in a championship, but it’s taking Moreyball to its logical extreme. Give the Houston Rockets credit: Regardless of whether their newfangled small-ball experiment results in a championship, they’re willing to challenge the NBA status quo. Conventional wisdom dictates that teams need a big-bodied center to score near
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The Rockets have swung for the fences, piecing together a four-team trade that brings in Robert Covington and sends Clint Capela to the Hawks. On Wednesday, with more than 24 hours left until the trade deadline, four teams jumped ahead and finalized a massive deal. The outlines of this trade had already emerged during the
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Russell Westbrook’s inaugural season with Houston has gone well so far but last night he made the wrong kind of history. Russell Westbrook’s inaugural season with the Houston Rockets has been going about as well as anyone could have reasonably expected. Westbrook’s 21.9 points-per-game average is in line with his average from last year (22.9)
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