Contenders or Pretenders: Western Conference playoff picture

The Western Conference is a tight race every year with elite teams in bunches. This year is no different as there’s already multiple 50-win teams with about a month of NBA basketball left. With few mediocre teams in the conference, I will look to group them into Contenders, Middle of

Can James Harden carry the Rockets to an NBA Finals?

The Houston Rockets have been a team of ambiguity. After losing in the 1st round of the playoffs last year out went former coach Kevin McHale and in came Mike D'Antoni. His coaching philosophies are the perfect fit with this roster. James Harden is the leader and has been on

Record Setting night for the Rockets Franchise, Is Harden the MVP so far?

Making History: On Friday night, the Rockets made NBA history. As a team, they broke both records for most three-pointers attempted and made shooting 24-for-61. Houston would defeat the New Orleans Pelicans 122-100 for their ninth straight victory. James Harden scored 29 points with 11 rebounds, 13 assists, and six 3-pointers in

Rockets win 8th Straight, Harden ties franchise Triple-Double Record

On Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings, James Harden tied Hakeem Olajuwon for the most triple-doubles in Houston Rockets history. Houston beat the Kings 132-98 for their eighth win in a row. The Rockets are undefeated in the month of December. Harden dropped 15 points on 4-for-7 shooting, 14 assists, and 11 rebounds

NBA Power Rankings Week 6

  One month into the NBA season there are various story lines that come to mind during this marathon campaign of 82 games. As most teams are starting to take form, we can look at the contenders and quickly identify the pretenders as we head into December. 1. Golden State Warriors: With Kevin Durant