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Houston Rockets: Give Terrence Williams and Hasheem Thabeet a Chance

July 2nd, 2011
Terrence Williams was acquired from the New Jersey Nets for a first-round draft pick. He played in 11 games for Houston and averaged 3.6 points, less than an assist and 1.5 rebounds in seven minutes.Hasheem Thabeet was acquired in a deal with Memphis: Houston got Thabeet, DeMarre Carroll (who was ...

NBA Draft 2011: 10 Forwards the Houston Rockets Should Target

April 5th, 2011
The Houston Rockets have been extremely hot of late, beating the Spurs, Atlanta and pulling closer to a playoff seed. The only problem is Memphis and New Orleans aren't letting up easy, and it's going to be a real challenge to get that playoff seed as of now.But let's look ...

Houston Rockets: 10 Centers Who Could Replace Yao Ming

February 9th, 2011
Yao Ming was sidelined earlier this season with what seemed to be a fairly minor injury, but things took a turn for the worse once Houston realized it was possibly career-threatening.Yao had once again suffered a stress fracture in his foot, meaning he’s out for the rest of this season ...

Houston Rockets Trade Rumors: Five Reasons They Should Unload Aaron Brooks

February 4th, 2011
Aaron Brooks, last years most improved player, got injured during the fifth game of the NBA season against the San Antonio Spurs. Manu pulled a jack ass move by cutting under him while he was shooting a half court shot. But no matter how it happened, it happened and Aaron ...

NBA Trade Rumors: Demarcus Cousins To The Houston Rockets For Aaron Brooks?

November 25th, 2010
Yesterday the Sacramento Bee reported, "The Kings are aggressively pursuing a move and reportedly have inquired about Atlanta's Jeff Teague and Houston's Aaron Brooks, among others, though team officials declined to comment on the speculation."I'm not a huge Aaron Brooks fan and actually like the idea of trading Brooks for Cousins, but it wouldn't be straight up. The deal ...

NBA Power Rankings Week 4: Who’s No. 1, Lakers, Spurs, or Hornets?

November 23rd, 2010
Hey, hoops fans. Welcome to Week 4 of the Bleacher Report Featured Columnist NBA power rankings.We've seen the Heat struggle and the Hornets and Spurs keep on rollin'. Is Erik Spoelstra on the hot seat? It's been a very surprising and exciting season so far, and it can only get better. I know ...

Los Angeles Lakers-Houston Rockets: NBA Season Tipoff Live Blog, Stats, Analysis

October 26th, 2010
Featured Columnist James Schmidt here, live blogging the 2010-11 NBA season tipoff between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers. With the Heat and Celtics wrapping up a close game, we can start our coverage of the Rockets at Los Angeles.  The defending champs are trying to start off on ...

2010-2011 NBA Predictions: What Will Yao Ming Provide for the Houston Rockets?

October 12th, 2010
Welcome back Yao, welcome back.Yes Yao Ming, who is coming off foot surgery which caused him to miss all of last season. Yao is one of the most dominant, if not the most dominant big men in the game. He can get you with his jump hook, his soft shooting ...

The Great Debate: Would T-Mac Have Been Better Than Kobe If He Stayed Healthy?

October 7th, 2010
As we all know, Kobe and Tracy are two of the most prolific offensive forces in NBA history. But as most of us know Tracy McGrady's reign of being an elite NBA player was cut short because of injuries including a micro-fracture surgery. Every basketball fan wonders what would have happened if ...

NBA Pre-Training Camp Power Rankings

September 22nd, 2010
Well here we go again. Just a couple of days until training camp and that NBA fever is heating up once again. Will the Heat "click"? Will the Lakers get a threepeat? How will Yao do in his return? Well I can't answer those questions for you but I'll do ...