James Harden and Clint Capela back for Rockets

James Harden and Clint Capela will return to the Houston Rocket lineup against the Denver Nuggets Tuesday night, according to ATT SportsNet SW’s Cayleigh Griffin, per Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni. Harden missed the last game against the New Orleans Pelican with a toe sprain, white Clint Capela had been out for two games with a bruised heel.

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“Power Red” Adidas Harden Vol. 4

This upcoming colorway of James Harden’s fourth signature model is this power red look. It sports a mixture of reds across its red knitted upper with black appearing at the midfoot, eyelets and bordering the Adidas branding on the tongue. This upper sits atop a two-tone black and red midsole and outsole with a golden Harden logo at the heel. The “Power Red” Adidas Harden Vl. 4 is scheduled to release December 7 at adidas.com and select retail venues, The sticker price is set at $130 USD. Adidas Harden Vol.…

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November 6, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances Giannis’ big night powers the Bucks past the Kawhi-less Clippers, while James Harden puts up big numbers again in another win for the Rockets. pt rb ast G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ LAC 38 16 9   14-18 ft James HardenHOU vs. GSW 36 4 13   10-13 ft M. HarrellLAC vs. MIL 34 13 5    Andre DrummondDET vs. NYK 27 12 7   12-16 fg T. SatoranskýCHI @ ATL 27 7 8   10-13 fg Clint CapelaHOU vs. GSW 19 16 2   6 blk Josh RichardsonPHI @ UTA 24 4 4   3…

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October 30, 2019 NBA Recap

Top Performances pt rb ast James HardenHOU @ WAS 59 3 9   17-18 ft Bradley BealWAS vs. HOU 46 6 8   7-12 3-pt Aron BaynesPHO @ GSW 24 13 7   3 blk Kyrie IrvingBRK vs. IND 28 7 6    Pascal SiakamTOR vs. DET 30 5 5   2 stl Mike ConleyUTA vs. LAC 29 1 5   5-8 3-pt Damian LillardPOR @ OKC 23 7 13   2 stl Kemba WalkerBOS vs. MIL 32 6 6   14-15 ft D. SabonisIND @ BRK 29 8 4    Malcolm BrogdonIND @ BRK 21 8…

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Rockets are the new face of NBA disfunction

Move over Los Angeles Lakers, there is a new sheriff of disfunctionality in town. I submit to you the present-day Houston Rockets. After a successful 2017-18 that saw them come within one game of a trip to the NBA Finals, expectations were so high heading into this season, as the thought around the team was that they could be the team to dethrone the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors.  It was thought their defense would take a step back, namely because of the loss of wings Trevor Ariza and…

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Chris Paul and James Harden relationship termed “unsalvageable”

The Houston Rockets may have come to the end of the road with the Chris Paul/James Harden pairing. According to a resort by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports, the rapport between the two has degraded to the point of being “unsalvageable”, as told by league sources. Apparently both players have expressed to management their displeasure with the current situation, with Paul demanding a trade while Harden gave the club a “him or me” ultimatum following their six game ouster from this year’s playoffs , once again, at the hands of…

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Trouble in Space City, Paul and Harden not on same page

As cliche as the phrase “Houston, we have a problem is”, is it actually quite apropos in this instance. It seems there is a developing schism between two of the Houston Rockets’ most notable players- James Harden and Chris Paul. Sources told Tim MacMahon of ESPN that the issues stem from “differences in preferred playing styles and personality”, which comes as little surprise to me. Chris Paul wants to play more system oriented basketball, which is the complete antithesis of the way James Harden plays basketball. Harden’s playing style is…

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Rockets putting out feelers on Capela and others trade market

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey is “showing an aggressive desire to improve roster” and that “all players and picks available.” While James Harden is likely all but untouchable, but the same may not hold true for Chris Paul as “even Chris Paul could be moved in the right deal.” Marc Stein of the New York Times reports that center Clint Capela “is among the players Houston has gauged the market for in recent days.” As Houston lacks cap flexibility, moving some of their more prominent…

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New leaked images of the adidas Harden Vol. 4

It appears that we may have more images of James Harden’s next signature model.  Brought via @laecuphk and Weibo Xcin, the images depict a sneaker with an all-black upper composed of a multitude of materials with a Harden logo on the rear heel. The midsole (which according to laceuphk does not contain Boost but Lightstrike foam) and outsole, which are black and white with orange respectively, appears to have elements of Feet You Wear.  At this moment in time, there is no information on a release date but we will…

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May 9, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers James HardenHOU @ GSW 31 4 8 4 stl Klay ThompsonGSW vs. HOU 27 4 1 5-10 3-pt G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. BOS 20 8 8 2 stl, 2 blk Stephen CurryGSW vs. HOU 25 6 5 Nikola MiroticMIL vs. BOS 10 11 3 2 stl Khris MiddletonMIL vs. BOS 19 8 5 Marcus MorrisBOS @ MIL 14 11 3 George HillMIL vs. BOS 16 3 1 Eric BledsoeMIL vs. BOS 18 6 2 P.J. TuckerHOU @ GSW 1 Yesterday’s Scores Houston Rockets  99 Golden State Warriors  104 PTS J.Harden-HOU…

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