ESPN NBA analyst Tim Legler and ESPN NBA insider Chris Broussard believe the Houston Rockets could be the team in the NBA Western Conference that could be upset in the first round of the playoffs.
Chris Broussard discusses the loss of Rockets PG Patrick Beverley, who will undergo season-ending wrist surgery Tuesday, and how Beverley's absence will affect Houston's defense.
Tim Legler thinks Houston will get the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference and says nobody wants to play the San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the NBA playoffs.
DeMar DeRozan countered James Harden's 31-point night with 42 points and 11 rebounds of his own to lead the Raptors past the Rockets 99-96.
DeMar DeRozan scored a career-high 42 points and tied his career high with 11 rebounds as the Raptors beat Houston 99-96 on Monday night, their eighth straight home victory over the Rockets.
Avery Johnson and Chris Broussard talk about Patrick Beverley's season-ending wrist surgery and how big a blow that is for Houston's playoff hopes.
UPDATE: Per several media outlets, including ESPN.com's Calvin Watkins, Beverley is set to have season-ending surgery on Tuesday. -------------------- The Houston Rockets are waiting for Patrick Beverley's evaluation to determine if he needs surgery now to repair his left wrist.
Marc Stein and Cary Chow on the ultra-dependent Spurs rounding into playoff shape. Week 22 of the ESPN.com NBA Power Rankings.
Houston Rockets starting point guard Patrick Beverley will undergo season-ending wrist surgery Tuesday.
Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey said Sunday night he thinks his team can win the NBA title.
Riddled with injuries, the Rockets continue to find ways to win. Having James Harden doesn't hurt, either.
James Harden scored 24 points in the Rockets' 99-91 victory over the Wizards.
James Harden discusses the Rockets' defensive success against the Wizards in their 99-91 win and getting back to playing with Dwight Howard.
One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points.
Houston Rockets guard Corey Brewer floated in a buzzer-beater at the end of the third quarter.
Rockets guard James Harden finds center Joey Dorsey in the paint and dunks it.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – While his teammates are starting a two-game road trip, Rockets starting power forward Terrence Jones will remain in Houston working out.
What will change offensively for James Harden and the Rockets now that Dwight Howard is back? The big man says nothing.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As part of the NBA’s Hoops for Troops program, the Houston Rockets will visit Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon on Saturday.
HOUSTON -- The relentless NBA schedule doesn't care about a team's problems. Just doesn't.Kevin McHale is stressing over not having Donatas Motiejunas (ankle), Terrence Jones (lung), Patrick Beverley (wrist) and Kostas Papanikolaou (ankle) and trying to incorporate Dwight Howard (knee) back into the Houston lineup.
Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including DeAndre Jordan's big dunk against the 76ers.
The Rockets clinched a playoff berth with their 120-110 win over the Wolves.
Harden scores 33 as Rockets beat Wolves, clinch playoff spot
A look back at Jeremy Lin's meteoric rise, and the subsequent fall.
NEW ORLEANS -- There were some awkward moments for Dwight Howard as he made his return to the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night.He made a move one way and the ball went another.
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