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Clippers Center Delivers Cheap Shot On Jeremy Lin

Posted 02.14.2013 | Sports

Jose Martinez, Complex Sports After scoring 46 points in the first quarter (!), you would think that the Clippers would take a more relaxed approac...

Yao Makes Watt Look Like ______

Posted 02.13.2013 | Sports

Yao Ming was once the biggest star athlete playing in the city of Houston, Texas -- both literally and figuratively. Now it seems as if Texans star an...

Lin Goes Coast To Coast For Monster Dunk

Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

Around this time last year, Linsanity was sweeping through the nation. Jeremy Lin had jumped from the D-League to the New York Knicks' starting lineup...

Jeremy Lin's New Handshake

Posted 02.11.2013 | Sports

A year removed from Linsanity, Jeremy Lin is established on another team. He also has another elaborate handshake. In the clip above, Lin and Chan...

James Harden's Houston

AP | By KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel

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WATCH: Rockets Tie NBA Record For 3s

AP | CHRIS DUNCAN | Posted 02.06.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON -- The Houston fans knew the Rockets were on the verge of history against Golden State on Tuesday night, needing one more 3-pointer to set an ...

NBA Rookie Stretcherd Off After Collision

AP | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlotte Bobcats rookie Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was fitted with a neck brace and taken off the floor on a stretcher in Houston after ...

Gallo Hits 27, Cools Rockets' Jets

AP | Posted 01.31.2013 | Denver

DENVER -- Danilo Gallinari scored a game-high 27 points, Kenneth Faried had 19 points and nine rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the Houston Rocket...

WATCH: JaVale Caps Self-Alley-Oop With Finger Mustache

Posted 01.24.2013 | Sports

Will the antics of JaVale McGee ever get old? Denver's seven-footer provided another incredible highlight against Houston on Wednesday night and f...

To Play or Not To Play? That Is the Question

Jake Fischer | Posted 03.11.2013 | Sports
Jake Fischer

People value professional athletes based off of winning and their respect for the game that gets them paid. Robert Griffin III has shown his understanding of that, whereas Royce White has simply looked like an immature kid in a grown man's world.

Nash Joins 10,000 Club

Posted 01.09.2013 | Sports

Having already won two NBA MVP Awards, Steve Nash doesn't really need to add anything else to his resume to solidify his claim as one of the greatest ...

Rockets Suspended First-Round Draft Pick

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.08.2013 | Sports

The friction between the Houston Rockets and rookie Royce White continues as the team announced a suspension of the first-round draft pick on Sunday. ...

Rockets Rally Late In Minnesota

AP | ADAM CZECH | Posted 12.27.2012 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS -- James Harden scored 17 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter, and the Houston Rockets rallied to win their fifth straight, 87-84 over ...

WATCH: Santa Dunk Fail

Posted 12.26.2012 | Sports

Bouncing off a trampoline, doing a 360 in mid-air and dunking a basketball doesn't seem very easy. Try doing all of that in a Santa Clause outfit, hat...

Rockets Surge Past Bulls

AP | Posted 12.25.2012 | Sports

CHICAGO -- James Harden scored 26 points and Jeremy Lin added 20 points and 11 assists to lead the Houston Rockets to a 120-97 win over the Chicago Bu...

Harden Goes Through Defender's Legs For Amazing Assist

Posted 12.20.2012 | Sports

James Harden had another great performance on Wednesday finishing with 33 points, 17 of which came from the free throw line, while shooting 58 percent...

WATCH: Lin Gets LOUD Welcome In Garden Return

Posted 12.18.2012 | Sports

Linsanity returned to the Big Apple on Monday night. Unfortunately for Knicks fans, Jeremy Lin was in town with the Houston Rockets. When Lin's nam...

'Linsanity' Returns To New York

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- His old fans booed him. His old friend clobbered him. Otherwise, it was Linsanity all over again at Madison Square Garden....

Linsanity Returns: A Roundtable On Lin vs. Knicks

CBS Sports | Posted 12.17.2012 | Sports

The CBSSports.com Eye on Basketball writers reflect on Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise in New York, his departure, and how the move has worked out for the ...

Before James Harden: 5 Recent NBA Players Who Excelled on New Teams

Danny Groner | Posted 02.16.2013 | Sports
Danny Groner

The game's best sixth man is now one of the league's most feared scorers. All it took was an offseason change of atmosphere to get him there. Here's a look back at some other NBA players who made the same sort of leap one year to the next.

WATCH: Garnett, McHale Share Emotional Moment

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 12.15.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Kevin Garnett, his eyes fixed low, walked over to Kevin McHale after the final buzzer and gave him a long hug. Several other Celtics follo...

Houston Rockets Attempt To Sing Dreidel Song, Fail Miserably

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Sports

Just in time to kill your holiday spirit comes this video featuring members of the Houston Rockets attempting to sing a classic Hanukkah song. Suffice...

Parker's Triple-Double Leads Spurs Past Rockets In OT

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 12.11.2012 | Sports

HOUSTON -- Gary Neal scored 29 points and Tony Parker had a triple-double to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 134-126 overtime win against the Houston ...

'The Lakers Have Just Pooped Their Big Boy Pants!'

Posted 12.05.2012 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing Houston Rockets radio announcer Craig Ackerman unleashed this candidate for call of the year as the Rockets defeate...

OOPS: Rockets Center Helps Out Other Team

Posted 11.28.2012 | Sports

Omer Asik may have arrived in Houston with less fanfare than James Harden or Jeremy Lin, but the 26-year-old center is already looking like a savvy ac...