Rockets

Rockets’ Paul excited to finally play with Anthony

Carmelo Anthony will sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets within the next few days, and his close pal, Chris Paul, is excited to finally join forces with the veteran scorer. Paul wanted the Los Angeles Clippers to trade for Anthony when he was still in Los Angeles, but Doc Rivers never pulled the trigger. Paul’s […]


Report: Rockets could have interest in James Johnson, Tyler Johnson

The Houston Rockets have been active in the trade market looking to add more wing defenders to the roster after losing Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute in free agency, and could have interest in acquiring James Johnson or Tyler Johnson from the Miami Heat, according to Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports. Houston is aggressively trying to […]


Jones: If not the Warriors, five with best chances are …

Picking the Golden State Warriors to win the 2019 NBA championship is akin to shooting fish in a barrel. Coach Steve Kerr’s Warriors, who have won back-to-back league titles and three in the last four seasons, are the overwhelming favorites to make it a threepeat, according to the most recent odds posted by Bovada Sportsbook. […]


Green on Anthony: ‘Rockets are going to accept him with open arms’

Once he returns from Africa, Carmelo Anthony will sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets and Gerald Green says the team is going to accept Anthony with open arms. Speaking to reporters Wednesday at his back-to-school shopping spree, Green said the Rockets are adding a future Hall-of-Famer and thinks Anthony will be a good fit […]


Bucks, Rockets interested in Hawks’ Bazemore

The Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks have interest in acquiring Atlanta Hawks swingman Kent Bazemore, according to a report from Kelly Iko of Rockets Wire. The Rockets have been active in the trade market looking to add more wing defenders to the roster after losing Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute in free agency. The Bucks recently contacted the Hawks, […]


Anthony verbally agrees to sign with Rockets

Carmelo Anthony has verbally agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets, according to a report from Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports. Anthony will sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston when he returns from his trip to Africa. Carmelo Anthony has verbally agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. […]


Anthony’s trainer says emphasis is getting Melo in best shape of his life

Once he returns from Africa, Carmelo Anthony will sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets, and Anthony’s trainer, Chris Brickley, says the emphasis in his workouts with Anthony is to get the veteran scorer in the best shape of his life. The Rockets averaged 112.4 points per game this past season, ranking second in […]


Anthony to sign with Rockets upon return from Africa trip

Carmelo Anthony will sign his one-year deal with the Houston Rockets when he returns from his trip to Africa, according to New York Times reporter Marc Stein. Anthony will sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Rockets. Carmelo Anthony is still very much signing with Houston, as league sources have indicated since July 23, […]


Harden doesn’t believe Rockets have taken step back this offseason

The Houston Rockets won 65 games in 2017-18, secured the No. 1 seed in the rugged Western Conference, and took the Golden State Warriors to seven games in the Western Conference Finals. Many believe if star point guard Chris Paul didn’t injure his hamstring in Game 5, which forced him to miss Game 6 and 7, […]


Anthony clears waivers, will sign with Rockets

Carmelo Anthony has cleared waivers after being waived by the Atlanta Hawks, clearing the way for the veteran scorer to sign with the Houston Rockets, according to a report from ESPN. Anthony gave back $2.4 million in his buyout. The 10-time All-Star will sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Rockets. Carmelo Anthony passes through […]


Report: Rockets have ‘kicked the tires’ on Smith

The Houston Rockets have kicked the tires on Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard J.R. Smith, ESPN reporter Zach Lowe said on his latest podcast.  The Rockets are looking for another wing player after losing Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute in free agency. Zach Lowe on the Houston #Rockets (3/3) – "I've heard they kicked the […]


Robert Horry: Rockets ‘don’t want to play defense’

Carmelo Anthony is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets for the vet minimum once he clears waivers after being waived by the Atlanta Hawks, and even though Anthony and coach Mike D‘Antoni don’t have the best relationship, it appears the two are back on good terms and ready to reunite in The Magnolia […]


Report: Rockets interested in Hawks’ Bazemore

The Houston Rockets have interest in acquiring Atlanta Hawks swingman Kent Bazemore, according to a report from Kelly Iko of Rockets Wire. The Rockets have been active in the trade market looking to add more wing defenders to the roster after losing Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute in free agency. Houston is aggressively trying to move veteran […]


LeBron: It was tough to leave Cavs again; also considered Sixers, Rockets

LeBron James realizes it sounds strange, “weird,” to use his word, but he likes the sound of “Lakers forward LeBron James.” Seated with Rachel Nichols of ESPN during the opening of his foundation’s I Promise School in Akron and in his first interview since he decided to leave Cleveland in his wake for a second […]