By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper The craziest free agency season in the NBA just got crazier. Chalk this up as a stunner. Reports in the offseason that Houston Rockets’ stars James Harden and Chris Paul were not getting along may have been justified as the Rockets have shipped the 34-year-old Paul to the Oklahoma City Thunder for Russell Westbrook along with 2024, 2026 first-round … Continue reading Harden, Westbrook Reunited & it Feels so Good
The circus has already arrived and it didn’t take long for the clowns to put their makeup on and juggle around the big top. Free agency officially begins Sunday, June 30, at 5 p.m. CST and we are already seeing plenty of movers and shakers. By Chad Cooper The Houston “Toxic” Rockets are continuing to add fire to the CP3-James Harden drama with the Jimmy … Continue reading The NBA Free Agent Circus
By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Rockets fan 2018: Offseason is gonna be so long. Rockets fan 2019: Hold my beer. Houston had the Bad Guys beat last year – up 3-2 only to falter the final two games including a Game 7 loss at home. Rockets had the Warriors in prime position to finally slay their immortals in Game 5 when Kevin Durant went down … Continue reading Rockets Bounced
By Chad CooperTwitter @thechadcooper This one may linger, though there isn’t much time to pout. News broke early Thursday that Kevin Durant would not play in Game 6 on Friday after going down with a right calf strain late in the 3rd Quarter. With that said, the betting line for Friday’s game in Houston is now Rockets -7.5 points and GSW is +275 on the … Continue reading Rockets 3.0
By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Ten seconds left. Kevin Durant had a wide-open look. Clank. Seth Curry had a wide-open look. Clank. Whew… 112-108. Series is tied at 2 games apiece with 3 left to play. Bad defense late in Game 4 allowed this to be a lot closer than it should have been. Needed to keep the audience glued to TNT the full 48 … Continue reading New series, who dis?
By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper In the worse scenario possible, the Houston Rockets return home down 2-0 in the Best of 7 Western Conference semifinals after a 115-109 loss on Tuesday night in Oakland. When the Rockets trashed the officiating after a Game 1 debauchery by three whistle blowers, you knew the NBA would not take it lightly. So in return, the league sent veteran … Continue reading Rockets Game 2 Debacle
The Golden State Warriors continue to shit lucky horseshoes after a 104-100 win in Game 1 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals. By Chad Cooper Twitter @thechadcooper Who is booking these games? Vegas oddsmakers? Vince McMahon? Is the fix in? The game time spread was GSW -6.5. Why are three officials taking over late in these games? Ego? Incompetent? As Houston head coach Mark D’Antonio … Continue reading Warriors and Bookies Take Game 1
DeMarcus Cousins’ torn quad may open the door for the Houston Rockets should they find themselves matching up against the Golden State Warriors in the second round of the NBA playoffs. In 2018, the Rockets’ season ended with a Game 7 loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference Finals, but not without speculation regarding what might have been had Rockets point guard … Continue reading How much does the DeMarcus Cousins Injury Help the Houston Rockets?