2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
53-29, 1st in Southwest
3d

The Hoop Collective: NBA Draft, Rockets, Celtics

After briefly reacting to last night's NBA Draft, Brian Windhorst, Jackie MacMullan and Tim MacMahon discuss how poorly things have gone for the Celtics since Kyrie Irving first joined the team (5:53). Plus, would Al Horford be a good fit in Dallas (22:15) and how should the Rockets tackle the future in a wide-open Western Conference (30:35)?

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4d

The Right Time: Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! on his Rockets story

Bomani is joined by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports to expand upon his Rockets story, including whether or not Chris Paul is the only one that should be trying to leave Houston (7:26). Plus, the guys wonder who will go where in free agency (38:08) and discuss the Anthony Davis trade (49:29), but first have to talk about Vincent's "Bad Boys" t-shirt (0:55).

Stephen A.: Butler would be a 'walking disaster' with Harden, CP3 (1:57)
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4d

Reports: 'Space Jam 2' cast to include AD, CP3

LeBron James will have plenty of stars joining him in the cast of "Space Jam 2," as multiple reports say Anthony Davis, Damian Lillard, Klay Thompson and Chris Paul will be in the sequel to the 1996 box-office smash that starred Michael Jordan.

Stephen A. spoke with CP3, reports he didn't request trade (1:25)
6d

The Right Time: AD trade, Rockets' dysfunction and more

Bomani dives into every facet of Anthony Davis' trade from the Pelicans to the Lakers. Did Rob Pelinka not realize that the timing of the trade would mess up their salary cap situation? Are they the favorites in the west now (0:36)? Also, Bo thinks you should stop asking who "won" the trade in the context of the Pelicans (16:20). Has the new ESPN story about the Rockets' dysfunction made us forget how good they are (28:13)? Plus, in IYHH Bo and Greg Cote cover OJ's entrance to Twitter (40:00) and "DJ" Mike Hitman discusses the folly of the Celtics and more (51:47)

Shaq: Tension between Harden and CP3 isn't the Rockets problem (1:14)
MacMahon: Harden not interested in being coached by CP3 (1:27)
Marks: Rockets should keep Paul, Harden together (1:20)
Morey thinks it's good that there's some 'tension' (1:03)
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16dTim MacMahon

Sources: Rockets, D'Antoni close to extension

Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta has agreed to eliminate the buyout language that had derailed extension talks with coach Mike D'Antoni, and the two sides are near an agreement, sources told ESPN.

This Just In  

Sources: The Rockets have rekindled extension discussions with coach Mike D'Antoni and are nearing an agreement. Houston owner Tilman Fertitta has removed the buyout language that was the sticking point when talks previously broke down - Tim MacMahon

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Sources: The Rockets have rekindled extension discussions with coach Mike D'Antoni and are nearing an agreement. Houston owner Tilman Fertitta has removed the buyout language that was the sticking point when talks previously broke down.

24d

RR: Raps take game 1 plus see Ryen live!

Russillo on the Raptors taking game one of the Finals and why you shouldn't be freaking out about the Warriors, plus info on how you can see Ryen record a podcast live in LA!

Woj: D'Antoni to coach one last season with Rockets (0:43)

Adrian Wojnarowski NBA 

Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni has ended talks with management on a contract extension, league sources tell ESPN. D'Antoni plans to complete the final season of his deal in 2019-20.

Kellerman: CP3 is a good, but not great player (2:04)
McGrady: Morey is obsessed with winning a championship (0:47)
Windhorst: 'A time of transition' as the Rockets seek trades (1:28)
Woj: Rockets essentially making entire roster available (1:03)

Team Stats

Points Per Game113.911th
Rebounds Per Game42.128th
Assists Per Game21.228th
Points Allowed109.110th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-195329.646
2017-186517.793
2016-175527.671
2015-164141.500
2014-155626.683