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Jason Terry's mom says he isn't retiring anytime soon

Jason Terry's consistent contribution for the Houston Rockets has been one of the most startling surprises of this entire season. In his 16th overall year, Terry's postseason has been quite remarkable. He's averaging 8.7 points per game, shooting 36.8 percent from behind the three-point line and giving Houston some stellar defense while filling in for injured starter Patrick Beverley...
Via Fox Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets get Embarrassed by Golden State Warriors in Game 3

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson (11) shoots as Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, left, defends during the second half in Game 3 of the NBA basketball Western Conference finals Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool) Saying that the Houston Rockets were embarrassed Saturday night by the Golden State Warriors honestly might be an understatement...
Via The Sports Journal
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

All Of Steph Curry’s Record Breaking Playoff 3-Pointers In One Clip

The league’s MVP set another 3-point shooting record as his team destroyed the Houston Rockets Saturday. Steph Curry surpassed trash-talking marksmen Reggie Miller for 3-pointers made in one postseason when he knocked down his 59th trey against Houston this weekend. Last night, @StephenCurry30 (64 & counting) passed @ReggieMillerTNT (58) for most 3’s in a postseason! [&...
Via No Coast Bias
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brewer: We got our butt kicked, it was embarrassing

The Houston Rockets might be better served to start their offseason early rather than showing up for Game 4 against the Golden State Warriors. Even if Houston forces Game 5, it appears the series is all but over. Rockets guard Corey Brewer’s thoughts after his team backed itself into an 0-3 series hole on Saturday...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Warriors crush Rockets in Houston to take 3-0 series lead

That was the Golden State Warriors team that most Bay Area fans were accustomed to during the regular season. Coming off two less-than-stellar performances in Oakland, the Warriors took a 2-0 series lead against the Rockets into Houston Saturday night. They ended the night with a 3-0 lead after absolutely bullying James Harden and the Rockets by the score of 115-80. You read that...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rockets Fan Tries to Help Defend Steph Curry; Doesn't Work

The Houston Rockets needed some serious help against the Golden State Warriors Saturday night. They knew they were going to be in for another tough game, but at least they were at home. As close as Game Two was maybe the home crowd could provide the missing ingredient to help the Rockets get a much needed win.Late in the game with a blowout well in hand one fan sitting court side...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs: Don’t Count out the Houston Rockets

I know it’s easy to think that the Houston Rockets will be sitting on the banks fishing in the next week or so, but not so fast my friend. Steph Curry is hitting video game like shots and even Andrew Bogut had a dunk that may be on ESPN’s Top 10 Highlights, but it’s not the time to pull the plug on the Rockets. The Houston Rockets are currently sitting 0-2 in the Western Conference...
Via The Front Office News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors Survive Late Rockets Surge, Earn 2-0 Lead in Western Conference Finals

Thursday at Oracle Arena, Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden found everything he wanted—except the game-winning shot. Harden torched the Golden State Warriors for 38 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals, but the Dubs squeaked out a 99-98 victory in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals to take a 2-0 lead in the series. Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale explains not calling timeout on Rockets’ last possession (Video)

The Houston Rockets made a nice run at the end of Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday to make it a 1-point game, and they had a chance to win the game on their final possession but they turned the ball over and lost 99-98 to fall behind 2-0 in the series....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors hang on, edge Rockets in Game 2 thriller

The “Splash Brothers” are known for their lethal shooting ability and offensive skills, but in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals, they made the biggest play of the game on defense. With seven seconds remaining and James Harden with the ball in his hands with a chance to win the game, Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson trapped Harden and forced a turnover as Harden couldn’t...
Via BaySportsNet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons says he's happy for the Rockets

Chandler Parsons' season ended in the worst possible way, with his new team getting eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by his old team, while he was forced to sit on the sidelines with a surgically repaired knee and watch it all happen right before his eyes.The way Parsons left the Houston Rockets last summer put a bitter taste in most of their fanbase's collective mouth...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Warriors’ team concept is Houston’s problem

Stopping the Golden State Warriors is a little like putting a sweater on an octopus. You’re always going to have a couple of tentacles unaccounted for. Last night it was Shaun Livingston who refused to go where the Houston Rockets wanted him to. He scored 16 first-half points, more than he had ever scored in a half in his career, and every single one was desperately needed by...
Via Crossover Chronicles
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Western Conference Finals: Curry and Harden are fun

TSFJ will take a deeper look at each game during the NBA's conference finals starting with great performances by Steph Curry, James Harden and more. The post The Conference Finals Journal: Steph Curry And James Harden Are Fun appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clint Capela a Bright Spot in Losing Effort For Houston Rockets

It’s never good when injuries happen, but sometimes underwhelming circumstances can lead to an unexpected positive outcome. We might have had one of those moments in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals that saw the Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 110-106 at ORACLE Arena. In the first quarter Dwight Howard hurt his left knee and played hobbled for a good chunk...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite uneven play, Warriors take Game 1 of West Finals

The Golden State Warriors fell down by as much as 16 points against the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night. They struggled defending the interior, couldn’t find a right mix on offense and turned the ball over at an alarming rate early on. At one point in the first half, the crowd at Oakland’s Oracle Arena was the quietest it has been...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Clippers packed for Conference Finals before Game 7

Practically speaking, it probably made a lot of sense for the Los Angeles Clippers to plan ahead for a lengthy road trip ahead of the team’s trip to Texas for a Game 7 showdown against the Houston Rockets. But that doesn’t mean the reports that the team packed as if it would be leaving Houston...Read More The post Clippers reportedly packed for Conference Finals before Game...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale becomes only person to mount 3-1 series comeback as both coach and player

Kevin McHale and the Rockets took down Doc Rivers' Clippers yesterday to complete a historic comeback.Celtics legend and current head coach of the Rockets Kevin McHale added to his extensive list of accomplishments yesterday by capping off a 3-1 comeback against the Clippers. According to USA Today, the Rockets' effort marks only the ninth time in NBA history that a team down 3-1...
Via Celtics Life
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Keys to the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors series

The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors will battle for a spot in the 2014-2015 NBA Finals. In the regular season, the Warriors beat the Rockets three games out of four. But the postseason is a different beast. The series promises to be heated, contested, and filled with fast-pace offense. The runner-up in MVP voting, James Harden, will battle to prove himself against the NBA...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers to Clippers at halftime: ‘Stop f—ing flopping’

The Los Angeles Clippers were outplayed from the opening tip in Game 7 of their series against the Houston Rockets on Sunday. Doc Rivers apparently felt that one of the reasons for that was his team’s emphasis on trying to draw fouls. Rivers, who defended his team against flopping accusations last season, had seen enough...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Miracles happen

All I can say after this week’s NBA activity is “What the hell just happened?” The Houston Rockets made a miracle run after being 3-1 in the series against the Clippers, and are now facing the Warriors in the Western Conference Finals. If you asked anyone just about a week ago, no one would have seen the Rockets coming back from two straight embarassing losses and forcing a...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: On to the Conference Finals

What a finish. What a series. After one of the most exhilarating playoff series that Houston has been a part of in the last 20 years, the Houston Rockets are moving on to the Western Conference Finals. In the process, Houston showed the kind of fight that many felt the team lacked, coming back on the Los Angeles Clippers to take the series in 7 games after being down 3-1. Credit...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN Personality Stephen A. Smith Apologizes to the Houston Rockets After Game 6 Win

Stephen A. Smith is one of those personalities that you either love or hate. He can be brash, loud, in your face, and unapologetic with his sometimes outlandish opinions. He can also be insightful and intelligent at times (just not on that crappy show he does with Skip Bayless). After the Houston Rockets made an improbable come from behind win over the Los Angeles Clippers Thursday...
Via FatManWriting
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rockets Josh Smith Follows Up Blake Griffin Block With a Dagger From Behind the Arc

When the Houston Rockets acquired Josh Smith there were many that wondered why. There were many that said it was not a good idea; that he wasn't worth the money and would not be a big help to the team. Those folks are loving him just as much as every other basketball in the city of Houston after the performance he had Thursday night. Thanks to his late game heroics the Rockets were...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard keeps Houston Rockets away from elimination

What makes watching sports fun is getting to see something unique. If the expected always happened there would be no reason to waste time viewing. Whether it be a singular miraculous play, an amazing sequence of events, or a contextually historic moment, that’s why you spend so much time endeared to what’s nothing more than a game. Thursday night’s Game 6 between the Los...
Via Crossover Chronicles
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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