With the All-Star break on us, it seems logical to talk about where our local NBA team stands at the season's figurative midpoint. I say "figurative" because the Rockets passed their actual midpoint in January at which point they were 21-20 coming off the last game of a season-long seven-game losing ... More >>
The NBA Draft is tonight, and you know what that means -- yes, bad suits, incoherent interviews, lots of Stuart Scott, and tons of upside potential. So basically, one big engrossing train wreck. It used to be a virtual guarantee a few years ago that every pick in the first round would be deemed a " ... More >>
Neither the best nor the worst, the Rockets remain stuck in professional basketball's great midsection.
Photo by Daniel KramerFor the Rockets, the decade of the 2000s began with Hall of Fame legend Hakeem Olajuwon starting at center. It finished with 6-foot-6 Chuck Hayes, the shortest listed starting center in NBA history.It started with promising rookie sensation and No. 2 pick Steve Francis at po ... More >>
Houston's pro basketball team pins (at least a part of ) its hopes on a brainiac GM