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

NBA Midseason Awards: The Leading Candidates

All-Star break is over and the NBA is coming down the stretch. Around this time is when pundit discuss who are leading the NBA Midseason awards for each category. I will layout who’s leading in MVP, Defensive Player of Year, Coach of the Year, Most Improved Rookie of the Year,

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

Best Triple-Double Streaks in NBA History

  The triple-double has been the most extravagant statistic to date. Players like LeBron James, Russell Westbrook, "The Greek Freak" Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden have piled up the triple doubles so far this year. But no player in today's era has had a streak like Oklahoma City point guard Russell