2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
55-27, 2nd in Southwest
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CP3 is excited about his new teammates (1:10)

Stefano Fusaro ESPN 

James Harden on Rockets potentially protesting the comments made by the President, and his thoughts about anthem protests in general.

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James Harden on Trump's controversial comments.

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CP3 discussing the Carmelo Anthony situation.

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I asked Chris Paul when he decided that moving on from LA would be the best move for him at this point in his career, and why Houston. His response...

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Rockets point guard Chris Paul discussing the controversial comments made by Donald Trump.

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Reigning Sixth Man of the Year Eric Gordon talking about playing with Chris Paul and James Harden. Gordon was once trade for CP3 when he was with Clippers.

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Trevor Ariza of the Rockets discussing his thoughts on Trump's controversial comments.

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Rockets GM Daryl Morey discussing their failed attempts at a trade for Carmelo Anthony.

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Mike D'Antoni discussing the controversial comments made by Donald Trump on players protesting the national anthem.

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Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni discussing the dynamic of James Harden and Chris Paul, together on the floor for Houston.

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Stephen A. says CP3 is biggest loser in Melo-to-OKC trade (0:50)
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Melo trade puts OKC in superteam conversation (1:44)

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Rockets announced the hire of Sachin Gupta as a special advisor. Gupta was Daryl Morey's first hire in Houston and worked for the Rockets for six seasons before leaving to pursue his MBA from Stanford. He consulted for ex-76ers GM Sam Hinkie while at Stanford and was hired as Philadelphia's VP of basketball operations after graduating. Gupta, who also a degree from MIT, is a former ESPN employee who created the Trade Machine.

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Rockets sign G League standout

The Houston Rockets signed F Chris Johnson to a one-year deal, according to the Houston Chronicle. The 6-foot-6 swingman averaged 13.5 PPG and 6.2 RPG with the Rio Grande Valley Vipers last season. Johnson, 27, increases the Rockets' training camp roster to 20 players.

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5dSeth Walder, ESPN Analytics

BPI lists Rockets second across league

Houston could take comfort in its overall placement, except that the Rockets figure to finish about 10 games behind the Warriors in the West.

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Big names in new cities shaped the NBA offseason (1:52)

2017 Draft Picks

RD(PK)PLAYERPOSSCHOOL
2(13)Isaiah HartensteinPF
2(15)Dillon BrooksSFOregon

Team Stats

Points Per Game115.32nd
Rebounds Per Game44.48th
Assists Per Game25.23rd
Points Allowed109.626th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-175527.671
2015-164141.500
2014-155626.683
2013-145428.659
2012-134537.549