The Rockets 1. James Harden 0.
For his 32nd birthday, Russell Westbrook wants a new team, a new coach, and an NBA title.
When superstars leave a contender everyone whines and vomits and spews venoms. But when coaches leave a contender, radio silence.
Russell Westbrook. That’s all. Just Russell Westbrook.
Clint Capela was traded because Russell Westbrook made him irrelevant at the rim. Capela wasn’t a versatile enough to be able to adapt to the Westbrook way.
It is too early to talk about trading Russell Westbrook, whose salary mirrors that of Chris Paul.
Daryl Morey supports the Hong Kong protestors. But the NBA values Chinese money more than Hong Kong freedom.
Chris Paul is averaging 17 points in the playoffs, a seven year low. His 13 shots are a career low. You’ll never see the 50% shooting Chris Paul again. He’s too old for that. But 26% from three (against the Warriors) is killing the Rockets, particularly since Chris Paul is the recipient of James Harden…
Months after he signed a $160 million contract to remain the point guard of the Houston Rockets until 2022, (when he will be 37 years old), injuries have interfered with Chris Paul’s ability to play. Throughout Paul’s career, hamstring injuries have slowed him down at the worst possible time and his current hamstring trouble is…
The Houston Rockets, panicking on cue or refusing to take blame for poor decisions, are resolutely and unashamedly divorcing their summer pick-up, Carmelo Anthony. It would be a stretch to say their latest move is a surprise. It is the timing that raises eyebrows since the season isn’t one quarter over. But the decision itself…