Houston Rockets 2017-18 Season Preview

On paper, Houston adding Chris Paul to pair with James Harden is a plus for their championship chances. But this is the same paper that also told us that Harden and Dwight Howard would work too, so… While Harden lead the NBA is assist last year, he did also fall finish in the top five in usage rate. Harden thrives... Read More
NBA Podcasts 

The No Name Podcast Episode 37: The Rulers Back

I’m once again joined by Mike Sykes (@MikeDSykes) as we discuss the Kyrie Irving situation, the superstar trade market, how crazy this summer has been, summer league, the winners and losers of the offseason, LeBron’s future, and of course many tangents. Read More

10 things we learned about the Western Conference this regular season

This regular season has been riddled with a linty of storylines that have driven this years NBA regular season. Here are 10 things we learned about the Western Conference this regular season 10. The NBA is hard! Many people (including myself) felt that the Timberwolves would make a turnaround this season. They had one of the top centers in young... Read More

Why they will or wont win the MVP Award

This season has been one of the most unique, intriguing season to date. There have been so many performances, both team and individual, that has made this season one to remember. With 20 or so games left in the regular season, there have been five players (Russell Westbrook, James Harden, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, and Isaiah Thomas) that have solidly... Read More

James Harden: The Enigma of the NBA

Where did this James Harden come from? We all knew he was good back when he was a super-sub for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but nobody saw this Harden coming. Before we can talk about this year’s James Harden, we have to rewind the clock just three seasons ago when we was carrying his Rockets all the way to the... Read More
NBA Podcasts 

No Name Podcast Episode 24: The Return of Eddie

    The Podcast is back after a long break due to things outside of my control. I was joined by Eddie McDonald (@KingEdward15) as we spent time going over a number of topics including Westbrook, Harden, Wolves, Embiid and many more.       Read More
NBA Wizards 

Wall makes history, but Wizards can’t hold off Rockets

Washington falls to 1-5 after losing to the Houston Rockets 114-106. In a game that was a back-and-forth, tug-of-war match through three quarters, Washington reverted back to it’s old ways and fell apart in the fourth. Houston trailed by six points with eight minutes to go before going on a momentum swinging 10-0 run that put the Rockets back on... Read More
Howard NBA 

Houston Rockets Season Preview

Hiring Mike D’Antoni as your head coach, naming James Harden your primary point guard, and replacing Dwight Howard with Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon; it does not take a rocket scientist to see what side of the ball really matters to Houston. To say Houston had a “trying” year last season would be putting things lightly. Coming from a Western... Read More

Why the Warriors will sweep the Rockets

As predicted, the Golden State Warriors protected home court and lead the best-of-seven, first round series 2-0 over the Houston Rockets. Nobody, not even the fans of Houston, predicted the Rockets to win this series. Golden State is coming off a record-setting season, winning 73 games. The Rockets barely snuck into the playoffs and got rewarded with a first round... Read More

Houston, we have a dysfunctional problem

Often times in the world of sports, team’s try and assemble a super team in order to compete for championships. A good portion of those times, these so-called super teams are great,  at least on paper. For one reason or another, some teams just can’t get it done with a plethora of upper echelon talent on one team. This happens... Read More
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