10 Fun Over/Under Bets for Rockets-Thunder

We're hours away from what some are calling the most compelling 1st round series of the 2017 NBA Playoffs. With that, comes a lot of intrigue and excitement for what should be an entertaining series. What also comes with that is a lot of fun little bets that you can…

2016 NBA Finals Preview And Predictions

Embed from Getty Images The NBA Finals are here, and we at Red Nation Hoops couldn't be more excited. This year we're being treated to a rematch of the new, healthy, and improved Cleveland Cavaliers and the 2015 NBA Champs themselves in the historically great 73-9 Golden State Warriors. The…

5 Observations from Rockets-Pelicans

The Houston Rockets survived their third preseason game, edging out a 123-117 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in Shanghai, China. The game was up and down, with each team scoring 30 or more in three of four quarters. Anthony Davis picked up his 5th foul in the third quarter…

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Red Nation Hoops Ep. 65: Rockets Keep Rolling, CP3’s Return, + James Harden’s MVP Prospects

Salman Ali (@RedNationHoops) and Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS) discuss the following: -The week’s games in review -How good are the Rockets? -CP3’s return and his play upon return -James Harden’s MVP prospects -The Rockets relatively weak attendance at Toyota Center Listen ...
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Rockets 105, Grizzlies 83 – The Math Problem

Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images Three is a bigger number than two. This simple, pedestrian fact is the underpinning of not only this Houston Rockets team but the NBA in general at this juncture in history. It may ...
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Ryan Anderson: Overpaid and Underappreciated

(Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images) When the news broke in last July that the Rockets had signed free agent Ryan Anderson to a four year $80 Million dollar deal, the fan base’s reaction was a collective groan. Coming off ...
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Rockets 142, Suns 116 – High Score

At halftime of their beatdown of the Phoenix Suns, the Houston Rockets had cause for celebration. Whether their 90-point first half qualified them to leave a three letter initial at the top of the high score list or not, they ...
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Rockets 113, Raptors 129 – Sudden but Inevitable

The Houston Rockets were always going to fall back to earth eventually. Given how many minutes they’ve played and how vulnerable they are without Chris Paul, there was no way they would simply roll every team. Every team loses games, ...
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Red Nation Hoops Ep. 63: James Harden’s Hot Start + CP3’s Imminent Return

Salman Ali (@RedNationHoops), Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS), and special guest Dave DuFour (@DaveDuFourNBA) discuss the following: -James Harden’s historic 56 point performance against Utah and his hot start in general -The Rockets continued success and how Clint Capela and Eric Gordon ...
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Rockets 118, Pacers 95 – The Groove

The Houston Rockets have gotten into their groove. That’s the only way to describe the ease and calmness with which they summarily dispatched the Indiana Pacers tonight. In a near carbon-copy of their other recent performances, the Rockets played well ...
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Rockets 111, Grizzlies 96 – Vengeance

The Houston Rockets have three losses on the season, and the Memphis Grizzlies account for 67% of them. The Grizzlies headed to Houston tonight, hoping to claim the season series and bring that number up to 75% of the Rockets’ ...
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Rockets 117, Cavaliers 113 – Clint Trap

Photo by Mintaha Neslihan Eroglu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images On a night when James Harden logged a triple double in a win over the perennial Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers, Clint Capela was somehow the shining star. Without his tenacity on both ...
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Red Nation Hoops Ep. 63: CP3 Update, Clint Capela’s Rise, + Explaining the OKC/HOU Beef

Salman Ali (@RedNationHoops), Forrest Walker (@DUNOTS), and Taylor Pate (@taylorlpate) discuss the following: -Mike D’Antoni’s new timeline for Chris Paul -Rockets lose to PHI but take care of business with NYK and ATL -Harden’s early MVP candidacy + free throw ...
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Salman Ali

Managing Editor of the Houston Rockets blog RedNationHoops.com . Host of The Red Nation Hoops Podcast. Tweet opinions, stats, rumors, & information.