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  • Houston Rockets continue to prove defense wins in the NBA

    Houston Rockets continue to prove defense wins in the NBA

    When Mike D’Antoni won his NBA Coach of the Year Award with the Houston Rockets, he did so by turning his new team into one of the league’s great offenses. James Harden, seemingly overnight, went from All-Star to perennial MVP candidate. It was certainly fun to watch. The Rockets flamed out of the...
  • Houston Rockets look to regain form, toughness in Western Finals

    Houston Rockets look to regain form, toughness in Western Finals

    The Houston Rockets have found themselves in a precarious position against the defending champions. A game after blowing out the Golden State Warriors, the Rockets seemingly rested on their laurels before suffering the most lopsided defeat in franchise history. According to head coach Mike D’Antoni...
  • NBA announces finalists for MVP Award

    NBA announces finalists for MVP Award

    Houston Rockets guard James Harden has long been considered the favorite for the MVP Award, and he will now just need to beat out two other players to gain the distinction. The NBA unveiled its three finalists for MVP: Harden, Cleveland’s LeBron James, and New Orleans’ Anthony Davis. All three...
  • Houston Rockets return to form with statement win

    Houston Rockets return to form with statement win

    If the Houston Rockets are going to win a championship this season, they’re going to need to harness their performance from a dominant Game 2 win over the Golden State Warriors.  In the 127-105 win, the Rockets embodied everything that made them a 65-game winner during the 2017-18 regular season...
  • 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...
  • Rockets' Clint Capela continues breakout season in Western Conference playoffs

    Rockets' Clint Capela continues breakout season in Western Conference playoffs

    James Harden, the likely MVP winner for the Houston Rockets, will likely garner most of the headlines for his 41-point performance in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Utah Jazz, but Clint Capela’s monster effort is not to go unnoticed. Capela continues to emerge as the reason...
  • Houston Rockets advance to Western Conference semifinals

    Houston Rockets advance to Western Conference semifinals

    While it may not have always been pretty, the Houston Rockets surged to a 4-1 first series win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Houston overcame a sluggish offensive start to the series and found its pace in the final two games. By virtue of their win, the Rockets–who went 65-17 during the regular...
  • Houston Rockets’ run-and-gun philosophy makes them title favorites

    Houston Rockets’ run-and-gun philosophy makes them title favorites

    The Houston Rockets operated an historic offense during the 2017-18 regular season, one that vaulted them to the No. 1 overall seed in the Western Conference. The Rockets’ potency was on display when they erupted for 50 points in the third quarter of a Game 4 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves...
  • 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...
  • Houston Rockets try to find groove in first round

    Houston Rockets try to find groove in first round

    The Houston Rockets have admittedly struggled in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. In a matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the high-powered Rockets’ offense has failed to make a serious dent, and one game included a 2-for-18 shooting line from MVP favorite James Harden...
  • Rockets' James Harden continues maturation as player

    Rockets' James Harden continues maturation as player

    As the Houston Rockets grabbed a 2-0 series lead over the Minnesota Timberwolves, James Harden furthered his case for the MVP Award. Even though it is a regular season accolade, Harden exhibited his maturation by controlling the game–all while shooting 2-for-18 from the field. Long known for less...
  • How to buy playoff tickets for the Houston Rockets

    How to buy playoff tickets for the Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets are looking to capitalize on a dominant regular season, one in which the organization emerged as the best team in the NBA. The Rockets finished the regular season with a 65-17 record and earned the Western Conference’s No. 1 seed for their efforts. The Rockets have grabbed a...
  • Houston Rockets to miss Luc Mbah a Moute for first round of playoffs

    Houston Rockets to miss Luc Mbah a Moute for first round of playoffs

    Let the Houston Rockets emerge as Exhibit A for why teams that have clinched playoff spots should rest their players in the season’s waning games. The Rockets, the undisputed No. 1 team heading into the 2018 NBA playoffs, will be without the services of Luc Mbah a Moute for the first round of the...
  • Houston Rockets looking like title favorites

    Houston Rockets looking like title favorites

    As of March 1, the Houston Rockets–and not the vaunted Golden State Warriors–have the best record in the NBA. James Harden, a surefire MVP lock for the 2017-18 season, has lifted the team to 14 straight wins. The Rockets, currently a half-game ahead of the Warriors with a 48-13 record, have all the...
  • Best concerts and shows in Houston for St. Patrick's Day 2018

    Best concerts and shows in Houston for St. Patrick's Day 2018

    While there’s still some more work to be done, it’s safe to say that Houston has bounced back from the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. That calls for a celebration, Irish style. St. Patrick’s Day in the Bayou City is a treasured holiday among the city’s fateful partiers, and the numerous...
  • 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...
  • 5 songs we hope to hear from Thomas Rhett at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2018

    5 songs we hope to hear from Thomas Rhett at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2018

    Thomas Rhett has country music in his blood. His father, Rhett Akins, has had 14 hit singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart including the 1996 No. 1 single “Don’t Get Me Started.” And the peach doesn’t fall far from the tree for this Georgia country music family. But Thomas’ country isn’t...
  • Free family-friendly events in Houston for St. Patrick's Day 2018

    Free family-friendly events in Houston for St. Patrick's Day 2018

    St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated with festive parades and music in Houston in 2018. Kids and adults will have fun at the family-friendly celebrations in Houston in 2018. 59th Annual Houston St. Patrick’s Parade March 17 @ 12 p.m. 1800 Texas Ave., Houston, TX 77003 The 59th Annual Houston St...
  • Martin Lawrence hosting an all-star night of comedy on the LIT AF Tour

    Martin Lawrence hosting an all-star night of comedy on the LIT AF Tour

    The hottest comedy tour of the spring and summer is scheduled to kick off in a little over a month. Starting March 31 in Atlantic City, Martin Lawrence will be leading a star-studded comedy tour across North America for a total of 16 shows scheduled to liven up arenas until mid-June. Titled the LIT...
  • Complete Guide to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2018

    Complete Guide to the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo 2018

    Contrary to popular belief, this year’s festival season doesn’t start at the first weekend of Coachella come mid-April. It actually starts later this month, when the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo returns to its wild home at NRG Park complex in southeast Houston to continue its annual tradition...
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