Houston Rockets

Dwight Howard is close to returning

One of the more missable stories of the NBA season has been Dwight Howard’s absence from the Houston Rockets’ lineup. The former three-time Defensive Player of the Year has suited up for just 32 contests this year, owing his most recent stint of missed games to a knee injury.


Steve Kerr and Daryl Morey heat up Rockets-Warriors beef

You can call Daryl Morey the beef master.


The Houston Rockets’ general manager is more outspoken — and more well-known — than most men of his profession. A contrarian innovator with a mouth to make you know about it, he’s already inspired the ire of Charles Barkley this season.


James Harden kicks LeBron’s groin in MVP statement game

March, the month when football’s fully asleep and baseball is still reaching for the alarm clock, is when the NBA really starts to take off.


James Harden seemed to understand that yesterday, delivering a sizziing, MVP-caliber performance as his Houston Rockets beat LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, 105-103, in a Texas overtime thriller on national television.