The Houston Rockets have been cruising along during their first season under head coach Mike D'Antoni, but they hit a speed bump Tuesday evening in South Beach. Matched up against the fledgling Miami Heat (12-30), the Rockets (32-12) fell victim to sloppy passing, shoddy shooting and general lethargy in a 109-103 loss. Show More Summary
NEW YORK -- The Toronto Raptors' Dwane Casey and the Houston Rockets' Mike D'Antoni today were named the NBA Eastern and Western Conference Coaches of the Month, respectively, for games played in December.
The Houston Rockets keep winning as the calendar year closes. They are doing so with a tremendous amount of chemistry and cohesiveness as James Harden and head coach Mike D’Antoni have been a beautiful fit. Because of that, general manager...Show More Summary
The best story in the NBA right now isn't Russell Westbrook or the Mike D'Antoni/James Harden...
The best story in the NBA right now isn’t Russell Westbrook or the Mike D’Antoni/James Harden pairing or the Golden State (...)
Center Clint Capela is on the rise for the Houston Rockets, but the third-year player will miss Tuesday's game against the San Antonio Spurs with a knee injury. Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni told reporters Capela will undergo an MRI Monday and will miss the intrastate matchup. Show More Summary
Mike D'Antoni and the Houston Rockets are pushing the limits of offense in the NBA
The former NBA veteran shares some stories of his time with D'Antoni in Phoenix
Mike D'Antoni is not a fan of players resting for entire games when they are healthy
Now that the Houston Rockets are flying high again, boasting a 19-7 record, are tied for third place in the Western Conference and are averaging an NBA-leading 14.2 made 3-pointers per game, it begs the question. How does Mike D’Antoni...Show More Summary
This week, we examine how similar (or dissimilar) Mike D’Antoni’s Rockets are to his old, epic Phoenix Suns squads. Mike D’Antoni will hold a special place in the hearts of basketball fans who came of age just after the turn of the millennium. Show More Summary
Watch out, coach!
With James Harden running the show, Houston is high-powered offensively
The Houston Rockets keep rolling with what, so far, has been the most finely tuned, keenly honed one-dimensional approach in the league. But this top-down commitment to offense-only thinking—masterminded by Mike D'Antoni, signed offShow More Summary
Can anyone stop The Beard? James Harden is really good at this basketball thing. But under new Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni, he’s almost unstoppable. Harden notched his third triple-double of the season in the first three quarters, torching...Show More Summary
Ridiculous. That's the word Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni used after a recent practice in the bowels of the Toyota Center to describe the numbers James Harden is putting up this season. Coming from the man who practicallyShow More Summary
The Houston Rockets, while in the final throes of the failed partnership between James Harden and Dwight Howard, transformed from a contender into one of the saddest-ass teams in the NBA last year. Now Howard is gone, Mike D’Antoni is the new coach, and James Harden is, uh, holy shit, look at James Harden. Read more...
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LAKERS TONIGHT VS. HOUSTON When: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Where: Staples Center. On the air: TV: ESPN; Radio: 710, 1330. Record vs. Rockets (2015-16): 0-4. Update: The Lakers open the season against former coach Mike D’Antoni, who follows interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff. Bickerstaff took over after...
Harden's widely-expected turnaround for 2016-17 will start with new coach Mike D’Antoni, who's been a savior for several NBA point guards, including his two-time MVP Steve Nash in Phoenix.