Robert Horry says Capela ‘is not a max player’

Clint Capela re-signed with the Houston Rockets on a five-year deal worth $90 million last week, putting an end to his long restricted free agency. In 74 games this past season with the Rockets, Capela averaged 13.9 points and 10.8 rebounds while shooting 65.2 percent from the field. Most of his baskets were delivered by […]

Report: Rockets are active in trade market

The Houston Rockets are active in the trade market and looking to add more defenders to the roster, according to ESPN reporter Brian Windhorst. The Rockets are aggressively trying to move veteran forward Ryan Anderson, who is due to make more than $20 million next season and just more than $21 million in 2019-20. Brian […]

Rockets’ D’Antoni on Warriors: ‘They’re not invincible’

Houston Rockets coach Mike D‘Antoni says the Golden State Warriors aren’t invincible and that his team is looking forward to this upcoming season. D’Antoni and the Rockets lost to the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals in seven games. Houston took a 3-2 series lead heading into Game 6, but Chris Paul missed Game 6 and 7 […]

MVP Harden haunted by Rockets’ Game 6 & 7 losses to Warriors

James Harden was named NBA Most Valuable Player, meaning he was judged to be the best player in the league in the 2017-18 season. The regular season. However, Harden and the Rockets not being able to seal the deal against eventual champion Golden State in the Western Conference Finals remains front and center in Harden’s […]

Report: Rockets players feel ‘very positive’ about adding Anthony

The Houston Rockets players feel very positive about adding Carmelo Anthony to the team, according to a report from Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic. The Atlanta Hawks will waive Anthony, who is expected to sign a one-year deal with Houston worth the vet minimum. Btw. With Capela coming back. Next would be signing Carmelo once he’s […]

Rockets, Capela agree upon $90 million deal

The Houston Rockets have reached an agreement with Clint Capela on a five-year, $90 million deal, according to a report from ESPN. Capela was a restricted free agent. Houston has reached an agreement with Clint Capela on a 5-year, $90m extension, sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 27, 2018 In 74 games this […]

Anthony says he will not come off the bench

Once he’s waived by the Atlanta Hawks, Carmelo Anthony is expected to sign a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets for the vet minimum. Anthony has been telling people for more than a week that he’ll ultimately wind up with Houston. Chris Paul, Anthony’s close pal, has been advocating the Rockets to sign Anthony. It appears once […]

Anthony on Thunder: ‘It wasn’t a good fit’

The three-team trade that sent Carmelo Anthony to the Atlanta Hawks became official Wednesday. Anthony will be waived by Atlanta so he can join a team of his choice. Anthony is widely expected to sign a one-year deal with the Houston Rockets for the vet minimum. The veteran scorer has been telling people for more than a […]

Rockets signing big man Hartenstein to three-year contract

The Houston Rockets are finalizing a three-year deal with center Isaiah Hartenstein, first reported by Mark Berman of Fox 26 Houston. According to NBA sources the Rockets will sign 7-foot center Isaiah Hartenstein today. Played for Vipers in G League last season. — Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) July 25, 2018 According to Jonathan Feigen of the […]

Three-team deal official; Anthony off to Rockets

A three-team trade everyone knew was coming is now official, and the end result is expected to land forward Carmelo Anthony with the Houston Rockets. The Oklahoma City Thunder, Atlanta Hawks and Philadelphia 76ers announced the deal Wednesday — Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round draft pick went from the Thunder to the Hawks, with Hawks […]

Rockets CEO ‘hopeful’ to re-sign Capela ‘very soon’

Houston Rockets CEO Tad Brown says the organization is hopeful to get a deal done very soon with restricted free agent Clint Capela. The Rockets are optimistic about re-signing Capela even though he turned down their five-year, $85 million offer. #Rockets CEO Tad Brown (@tadbbrown) on Clint Capela (@CapelaClint): "We love Clint. Clint is a big part […]

Anthony will sign with Rockets for vet minimum

Once he is waived by the Atlanta Hawks, Carmelo Anthony will sign with the Houston Rockets, according to a report from Marc Stein of the New York Times. Anthony will sign a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Rockets. The three-team trade between the Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers and Hawks is not expected to be completed […]

Morey says Rockets are ‘in the mix’ for Anthony

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey did a Q&A session with fans Saturday on Instagram for his team’s esports organization, Clutch Gaming, and said the Rockets are “in the mix” to sign Carmelo Anthony. A fan asked Morey, “So we for sure getting Carmelo Anthony?” Morey responded by saying, “In the mix.” Another fan asked Morey, “Does […]

Clippers’ Beverley admits he’s ‘anti Warriors’

To say Patrick Beverley is not a card-carrying member of the Golden State Warriors Fan Club would be an understatement. The veteran guard, who played just 11 games last season for the Los Angeles Clippers after being acquired in the deal that sent Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets because of a torn meniscus in […]