By Matt Sampsell — The Houston Rockets have released their 2011-2012 schedule. The Rockets will play two pre-season games (home and home with San Antonio) December 17th and 21st. The season opener is December 26th at Orlando to face Dwight Howard and the Magic. The home opener is December 29th against the Spurs at 7pm. Seven of […]
Yao Ming officially announced his retirement at a press conference in Shanghai. Hear what he said about Houston in our special tribute song!
Yao Ming was slated to be an All-Star his entire career and a pivotal part of the Houston Rockets franchise but his nagging injuries have plagued his career and now he is calling it quits. The 7-foot-6 Yao averaged 19 points and 9.2 rebounds for his career and is a cult hero in China. But […]
Here’s a message from new Rockets Coach, Kevin McHale! Please tune in to watch my introductory press conference live on rockets.com at 10 AM. CLICK HERE TO TUNE IN NOW! After the press conference, I will be sitting down for a one-on-one interview with Jason Friedman of rockets.com. The Houston Rockets organization will be emailing […]
(via khou.com) HOUSTON – The Houston Rockets have once again made a splash at the NBA Trade Deadline. 11 Sports has confirmed that the team has traded veteran forward Shane Battier to the Memphis Grizzlies and point guard Aaron Brooks to the Phoenix Suns. In return, the Rockets get center Hasheem Thabeet and a first […]
Rockets center Yao Ming’s comeback suffered another devastating setback with a stress fracture found Thursday morning in his left ankle. The injury is not in the same area as the previous stress fracture, but it is a major setback. Tests taken after his Nov. 10 sprained ankle and subsequently did not show the injury. Yao […]
(via chron.com) INDIANAPOLIS — The Rockets received the best-case scenario news from Yao Ming’s MRI on Thursday, with no damage found other than the strained tendon in his left ankle he suffered in Wednesday’s loss to the Washington Wizards. Yao will return to Houston and is expected to miss a minimum of a week […]
(via chron.com) Now that the Rockets got their win, they could soon get something they desired for even longer — more Yao Ming. The Rockets medical staff is exploring through a series of on-going meetings, changing the limits on Yao’s playing time because of the progress he has made in his comeback, a team […]
While many circumstances are unknown surrounding Tracy McGrady, one thing is for sure; he will no longer going to play for the Houston Rockets, the team he’s been with for the last six years.
Since coming back from micro-fracture knee surgery earlier this month Houston Rocket coach Rick Adelman has limited F Tracy McGrady’s playing time to about 8 minutes a game. This has the former All-Star dissatisfied with his role on the team and asked Adelman for clarity. Instead of more playing time he was told to pack […]
Congrats to the Rockets for their big win over the Clippers last night & now there's rumors of a return to the Rockets for Von Wafer!