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  • Chris Paul commits to Houston Rockets

    Chris Paul commits to Houston Rockets

    With so many moving parts to free agency, the Houston Rockets got one assurance as the period opened on July 1: Chris Paul will remain in the fold going forward. Paul, whom the Rockets acquired in a blockbuster trade during the summer of 2017, agreed to sign a 4-year, $160 million max extension. He...
  • Houston Rockets lament loss of Chris Paul as season ends

    Houston Rockets lament loss of Chris Paul as season ends

    The Houston Rockets were in prime position to advance to the NBA Finals, but a twist of fate late in a Game 5 win will leave the organization pondering what might have been over a long offseason. Paul suffered a hamstring injury that forced him out of the final two games of the Western Conference...
  • Chris Paul’s status looms large over Western Conference Finals

    Chris Paul’s status looms large over Western Conference Finals

    The Houston Rockets find themselves one game away from advancing to the NBA Finals, but that one win could hinge on an injury status. Rockets guard Chris Paul came up lame in the final minute of regulation in a key Game 5 win over the Golden State Warriors. Paul, who is set to be re-evaluated prior...
  • James Harden, Chris Paul receive new life in Western Conference Finals

    James Harden, Chris Paul receive new life in Western Conference Finals

    The Houston Rockets have a unique opportunity in their upcoming matchup with the Golden State Warriors. Many of the Rockets, including James Harden and Chris Paul, have the chance to show that they can elevate their games in high-leverage playoff situations.  Prior to this season, Paul had never...
  • Houston Rockets find offensive mojo on historic night

    Houston Rockets find offensive mojo on historic night

    The Houston Rockets grabbed a 3-1 series lead over the Minnesota Timberwolves, and they did so in historic fashion. The Rockets enjoyed a third quarter that will live in the record books, as Mike D’Antoni’s offense posted 50 points in the decisive frame. After leading by only one point at halftime...
  • 5 reasons why the Houston Rockets can win the West

    5 reasons why the Houston Rockets can win the West

    When Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors, it was presumed that the organization would stay on top of the NBA for years to come. The Houston Rockets, however, have done a noble job building a contender. In fact, the Rockets currently have the best record in the league. The playoffs are...
  • The Houston Rockets are ushering in new ownership in 2017-18.

    New Houston Rockets owner has big plans for team

    The Houston Rockets, who have been owned by Les Alexander for the last 24 years, are in good hands under new ownership. Tilman Fertitta, who competed against Alexander to purchase the team in 1993, has accomplished his dream of NBA ownership–and he hopes success comes with it. Fertitta, who owns the...
  • New Clipper Patrick Beverley critical for team’s success

    New Clipper Patrick Beverley critical for team’s success

    The Los Angeles Clippers will be relying heavily on a lot of newcomers this season. Patrick Beverley is no exception. Generally regarded as one of the league’s best perimeter defenders, Beverley will have his hands full on a nightly basis. The Western Conference will dole out a plethora of talented...
  • Los Angeles Clippers face important preseason

    Los Angeles Clippers face important preseason

    While the preseason might not serve much of a purpose for most NBA teams, it will have significant value for the Los Angeles Clippers. As the team moves on from starting point guard Chris Paul, head coach Doc Rivers will need to find a balance in his new-look backcourt. In the past, Rivers could...
  • Clippers’ guard rotation provides flexibility

    Clippers’ guard rotation provides flexibility

    While the Los Angeles Clippers are undoubtedly worse off without Chris Paul, they have assembled a worthy backcourt that will give head coach Doc Rivers plenty of options. The guard rotation will definitely look different, though. The Clippers have essentially built a four-man group that can play...
  • Doc Rivers will continue to serve as the head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers.

    Doc Rivers' demotion could signal hot seat

    The Los Angeles Clippers have stripped head coach Doc Rivers of his role as president of basketball operations. While owner Steve Ballmer can say that the jobs are too big for one man to possess–and he may be right–one wonders if Rivers is entering the back nine of his tenure with Los Angeles. While...
  • Deron Williams still without an NBA home

    Deron Williams still without an NBA home

    It was not all that long ago that the Brooklyn Nets signed Deron Williams with the hope that he would embody Jason Kidd. Not only did Williams–who was plagued by injuries throughout his tenure in Brooklyn–fall flat, the team suffered a similar fate. The Nets have finished with top three picks in...
  • Carmelo Anthony could be Houston bound

    Carmelo Anthony could be Houston bound

    The New York Knicks might finally be able to finish a job that Phil Jackson started so long ago: trade Carmelo Anthony. According to multiple reports, the Houston Rockets and New York Knicks have engaged teams in three- and four-trade proposals to try and make a deal work. Anthony needs to waive his...
  • James Harden signs record extension with Houston Rockets

    James Harden signs record extension with Houston Rockets

    James Harden, the NBA’s runner-up for MVP, has secured a lucrative contract extension that will keep him with the Houston Rockets until 2022-23. Taking advantage of the super-max extension, Harden will make $228 million throughout the life of the contract. Harden will earn $170 million during the...
  • Los Angeles Clippers retool amid Chris Paul trade

    Los Angeles Clippers retool amid Chris Paul trade

    The Los Angeles Clippers have found a way to keep themselves relevant in a stacked Western Conference. Following their trade of franchise point guard Chris Paul–who told the organization he would leave as a free agent–the Clippers have managed to pick up the pieces. Los Angeles will reportedly...
  • Clippers acquire seven players in trade that sends Chris Paul to the Rockets

    Clippers acquire seven players in trade that sends Chris Paul to the Rockets

    The NBA free agent frenzy set to kick off on July 1 got an early jolt in the form of a trade. On Wednesday, the L.A. Clippers announced a blockbuster trade with the Houston Rockets that will send All-Star point guard Chris Paul to Houston in exchange for seven players, including Patrick Beverley...
  • Chris Paul should sign with the San Antonio Spurs

    Chris Paul should sign with the San Antonio Spurs

    As the old adage goes: If you can’t beat them, join them. And right now, the Los Angeles Clippers are no match for the other “super teams” in the NBA. In order for Chris Paul to thrive in a playoff setting–for the first time in his career–he should seriously explore signing with the San Antonio...
  • Chris Paul 

    Chris Paul out long term with thumb surgery

    American Olympic gold medalist Chris Paul is expected to miss six to eight weeks after thumb surgery on Wednesday. The all-star point guard who currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers, injured his thumb on Monday night in the Clippers' 120-98 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder.  Paul is...
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