Rockets’ Alperen Sengun becomes 5th NBA player with 45+ points, 15+ rebounds, and 5+ steals in a game

Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun became the fifth player in NBA history to record at least 45 points, 15 rebounds, and five steals in a single game, in Tuesday night’s 114-101 win over the San Antonio Spurs. The 6-foot-11 big man notched a career-high 45 points, a season-high 16 rebounds, three assists, a career-best five […]

James Foglio  •  06 Mar 2024
Rockets’ Tari Eason to have season-ending surgery on left leg

Houston Rockets forward Tari Eason will have season-ending surgery on his left leg Monday, coach Ime Udoka said Saturday night. Eason, 22, has been out since Jan. 1 and has appeared in just 22 games this season. The second-year wing has been dealing with a benign growth on his left shin bone. “He had obviously […]

James Foglio  •  04 Mar 2024
NBA Denies Knicks’ Protest of 105-103 Loss to Rockets on Feb. 12

The NBA on Wednesday denied the game protest filed by the New York Knicks in the aftermath of their 105-103 loss at the Houston Rockets earlier this month. The Knicks decided to submit their protest with the league to dispute the Feb. 12 loss, citing the controversial last-second foul call that led to the Rockets’ victory. The NBA’s Last Two […]

James Foglio  •  28 Feb 2024
Former Rockets Guard/Forward Robert Reid Dies At 68 After Battle With Cancer

Former Houston Rockets guard/forward Robert Reid passed away at his Houston home Monday following treatment for cancer, the Rockets announced Tuesday in a statement. Reid played a total of 919 NBA games (366 starts), averaging 11.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists, and 1.3 steals while shooting 45.8% from the floor and 73.2% at the foul […]

James Foglio  •  20 Feb 2024
Cavaliers, Rockets Among Teams Targeting Royce O’Neale For Trade

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets are also interested in trading for Brooklyn Nets forward Royce O’Neale. The seven-year veteran has made six starts in 49 games with Brooklyn this season. “O’Neale has drawn trade interest from the Rockets and Cavaliers recently. The Suns have also remained in the mix to land O’Neale,” reported Michael […]

James Foglio  •  08 Feb 2024
Rockets’ Fred VanVleet has 46 blocks this season, the most by an NBA player 6’0″ or shorter since 1971-72

Houston Rockets guard Fred VanVleet has made a career-high 46 blocks through 47 games this season, the most by an NBA player 6-feet tall or shorter since at least the 1971-72 season. The 2022 All-Star also recorded 38 blocks in 69 games last season, 35 in 65 games of 2021-22, and 37 in 52 games […]

James Foglio  •  05 Feb 2024
Rockets’ Alperen Sengun joins Blake Griffin, Shaquille O’Neal as only NBA players with this record

Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun joins Blake Griffin and Shaquille O’Neal as the only NBA players in the 3-point era to average at least 29 points, 14 rebounds, and four assists over a three-game span before the age of 22. In his last three games, Sengun is averaging 29.7 points, 14 rebounds, and 4.7 assists […]

James Foglio  •  28 Dec 2023
Rockets vs. Nuggets Odds, Picks, & Predictions (Nov. 29)

Tonight, the Denver Nuggets (12-6, 7-11 ATS) host the Houston Rockets (8-7, 10-4-1 ATS) in the third meeting of the 2023-24 NBA season; preview, odds, picks, predictions, and injuries for the Rockets vs Nuggets matchup are here. Sportsbooks show the Nuggets as 7.5-point favorites at home. BetOnline odds are below. Rockets vs. Nuggets Game Preview […]

James Foglio  •  29 Nov 2023
Rockets seek above-.500 record for first time in 1,005 days vs. Lakers

The Houston Rockets have a chance to post an above-.500 record for the first time in 1,005 days, if the Western Conference team defeats the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Houston had an interesting offseason, with notable free agent signings and the hiring of ex-Boston Celtics coach Ime Udoka. The Rockets started off the […]

James Foglio  •  08 Nov 2023