Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: KPJ Anniversary

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: KPJ Anniversary

April 29th, 2021. In most seasons, the Houston Rockets playing games in late April and early May indicates a successful season. It’s a time typically reserved for the playoffs and, more times than not in the last 35 years, that has meant a Houston playoff run.  But last season? The Houston Rockets were coming off […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up Week 17 & 18

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up Week 17 & 18

In the last two weeks, the Houston Rockets were officially mathematically ruled out of the playoffs. The Rockets held the longest active playoff streak in the NBA at eight consecutive seasons, but for the last two-and-a-half months Houston has looked forward to July, not June.  The Houston Rockets appear to have mastered the art of […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up Week 16

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up Week 16

Yes, the Houston Rockets are currently a whopping 14-41 with just over a month to play this season. Houston is in the bottom six in points, points allowed, net rating, and top five in pace. That means the Houston Rockets give up a lot of points, quickly, without scoring a lot of points. That’s not […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up Week 14 & 15

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up Week 14 & 15

When someone asks, “How is the season going for your Houston Rockets?” I generally think of something silly to say like, “Cade Cunningham looks great!” or “Those draft picks haven’t missed a shot yet!” Truth be told, tanking (whether intentional or unintentional) can take its toll. How big of a toll, you ask?  Houston had […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up, Weeks 11 -13

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up, Weeks 11 -13

The Houston Rockets are in an unfamiliar spot in late March. They are now the first NBA franchise to both win 20 consecutive games and lose 20 consecutive games. Houston is in the midst of what will be just their fourth losing season since drafting Hakeem Olajuwon in 1984. These are uncharted territories for Rockets […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week Nine and Ten

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week Nine and Ten

Just over another week in the books for the Houston Rockets, and another handful of losses. Houston extended the losing streak to thirteen, bringing them to 11 – 23. Since Christian Wood’s injury last month, Houston has been beaten up in every way you can beat up a basketball team. They lose rebounding battles and […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week 8

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week 8

Well, that seven wins in eight games was a really fun stretch. Since, the Houston Rockets went on a seven-game losing streak in large part due to a continued fluctuation of the roster. On February 4th Houston started Eric Gordon, Jae’Sean Tate, PJ Tucker, John Wall, and Christian Wood. Since then, each of those Rockets […]

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