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What Does The Hiring of Sam Hinkie Mean For The Sixers' Offense?
A good hang, if you will. Those willing to look past Daryl Morey and focus on the product that he put on the floor were treated to very exciting basketball.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sixers must guard against outsmarting themselves
Philadelphia's sports franchises have been late to the party, but the balancing point on applying modern methods to ancient crafts was reached Tuesday when the 76ers introduced a new general manager who doesn't think "quantitative analyst" is merely a synonym for "geek who never played." If you're keeping score, this makes it 2-2 in our town.
Wed May 08, 2013
Rockets 96, Spurs 95
Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden and center Omer Asik celebrate after defeating Manu Ginobili , Kawhi Leonard and the rest of the Spurs at Toyota Center on Sunday, March 24, 2013, in Houston.
Sat May 04, 2013
Rockets face burning question heading into offseason
After growing up faster than expected, many eyes will be on the Rockets during the offseason.
Fri May 03, 2013
Kevin & Kevin: Durant, Martin combine for 52 points to help Thunder to 104-93 win over Rockets
Kevin Durant scored 27 points and Kevin Martin added 25 to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 103-94 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night, sending them to the second round of the playoffs for the third straight season.
The Charlotte Observer
Charlotte Bobcats to interview Lakers assistant Steve Clifford
Orlando Magic assistant coach Steve Clifford looks on against the Denver Nuggets in the third quarter of the Nuggets' 115-97 victory in an NBA basketball game in Denver on Jan.
Rockets' Delfino out for season with bone fracture in foot
Houston Rockets reserve Carlos Delfino is out for the rest of the playoffs because of a bone fracture in his right foot that will require surgery.
Thu May 02, 2013
Carlos Delfino to have X-rays on left foot
Carlos Delfino managed just 10 minutes on the court in Game 6 against Oklahoma City because of a sore left foot.
Rockets quiet ThunderMay 3, 2013 Oklahoma City (Ap)--James Harden...
James Harden lacked the energy to get through a morning shoot-around. Then he found the strength to fill the Houston Rockets with life in a playoff series that had started to look hopeless.
Haberstroh: Why Rockets and Celtics can come back
You've probably heard by now that no NBA team has ever come back to win a series after trailing 3-0 in the postseason in 103 tries.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Dream Shake
Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder game 5 preview
There were plenty of storylines after the Rockets ' game 4 victory: the Rockets defended Durant by sending two defenders at him at every opportunity, the Thunder couldn't figure out what to do when Durant had to pass the ball, Derek Fisher wouldn't miss, Kevin Martin carried the Thunder for parts of the first half, Reggie Jackson took more shots ... (more)
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Parsons comes up big as Rockets avoid sweep
With his Houston Rockets facing elimination, Chandler Parsons flirted with a triple-double to stun Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder.
NBA Playoffs: Rockets Avoid Sweep, Win 105-103 To Force Game 5 With Oklahoma City
Apr 29, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets shooting guard Carlos Delfino takes a shot against the Oklahoma City Thunder in the second quarter in game four of the first round of the 2013 NBA playoffs at the Toyota Center.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Giancarlo Stanton leaves game in 10th inning with strained hamstring [GIF]
After trading away virtually every other valuable piece of the Miami Marlins 2012 ballclub, outfielder Giancarlo Stanton was left as easily the most recognizable player on the team to open the squad's 2013 campaign.
The Dream Shake
Rockets: Younger, Faster, Fearless and Inexperienced.
Younger. Faster. Fearless. That's the slogan for this new age of Houston Rockets basketball, and they are right Houston is faster and fearless.
Jeremy Lin May See Limited Playing Time
With the Rockets' playoff fate against the Oklahoma City Thunder hanging by a thread, coach Kevin McHale's most important Game 4 decision might be whether he's better off with a limited Jeremy Lin or a healthier but older combination of Francisco Garcia, Carlos Delfino and Aaron Brooks.
Sat Apr 27, 2013
After dramatic comeback, Rockets drop Game 3 to Durant-led Thunder
Finally, as Kevin Durant's last-minute 3 bounced high above the rim and hung in the air as if to taunt the Rockets with how close they had inexplicably come before it fell through the net, the Rockets had run out of comebacks.
The Dream Shake
Rockets fight back from 26 down, ultimately fall to Thunder 104-101
The Rockets made an unbelievable comeback down the stretch, but ultimately came up a little short as the Thunder sunk them in Houston on Saturday night.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Patrick Beverley says he didn't try to injure Westbrook
The most popular guy at Houston Rockets practice on Friday was guard Patrick Beverley, the man who is being blamed for the injury to Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Rockets up intensity, but lose 105-102 to Thunder
The number of U.S. states allowing gay marriage is set to enter double digits now that Rhode Island's state Senate has taken a landmark vote.