2018 ScheduleAll times ET

2018 Schedule
65-17, 1st in Southwest
Barkley: Rockets not better with Melo starting (1:13)
Rockets strong front-runners for Melo (1:26)

Carmelo Anthony Traded

Tony Kornheiser and Frank Isola weigh in on the Carmelo Anthony trade and if he will ultimately end up in LA or Houston, if loyalty should matter in pro sports, Boogie Cousins explanation and much more.

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19hAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Melo headed to Hawks, will be waived

OKC will deal Carmelo Anthony to the Hawks for a package that includes Dennis Schroder. Anthony will be waived, and the Rockets are front-runners for him.

Woj bombs highlight frenzied free-agency period (1:17)

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

James Ennis' deal with the Houston Rockets is for roughly $4 million in total, league sources told ESPN. He'll have a player option in the final year of the 2-year deal, league sources confirm.

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9dTim MacMahon

Source: J. Ennis will sign with Rockets for 2 years

Forward James Ennis III will sign a two-year deal with the Houston Rockets, a source confirmed to ESPN's Tim MacMahon. The second year of the contract will be a player option, the source said. Yahoo! Sports first reported the deal.


2018 Las Vegas Summer League special

Cassidy Hubbarth, Nick Friedell, Andrew Han, Tim MacMahon and Amin Elhassan chat about the sights and sounds of Las Vegas Summer League, including the fervor for the summertime Knicks (3:45), the oddities of summer league (11:40), players that caught buzz (28:00), being the face of a franchise (32:00) and the Rockets (36:30).

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10dOhm Youngmisuk

Silver: Warriors' dominance not bad for league

While he doesn't think the Warriors' dominance is bad for the NBA, commissioner Adam Silver said Tuesday that the league can create "a better system" for improving the current competitive landscape.


Melo To H-Town?

Michael Smith and the national panel debate if the Rockets would be a good fit for Carmelo Anthony, if LeBron should have trusted the process, recap Ronoldo heading to Juventus and much more.

Pierce: Melo 'best fits on the Rockets' (0:56)
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10dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Carmelo meeting with prospective teams

Carmelo Anthony and his representatives have met with Houston Rockets and Miami Heat officials in recent days with the permission of the Oklahoma City Thunder in advance of Anthony's inevitable departure, league sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski.

Onuaku climbs the ladder for alley-oop slam (0:15)
Can Rockets keep Capela and sign Carmelo? (0:38)
Does it make sense for Carmelo to join the Rockets? (1:17)
Rockets' Onuaku sinks free throw granny style (0:17)
Capela may have to take chance with qualifying offer (0:48)
Why haven't the Rockets signed Capela? (0:49)
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17dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Carter-Williams, Rockets reach deal

The Houston Rockets and unrestricted free agent Michael Carter-Williams have agreed to a one-year, $1.75 million deal, league sources tell ESPN.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Houston has $119M in salary after the Michael Carter-Williams signing. The Rockets still have to sign restricted free agent Clint Capela and currently have 4 roster spots open. Houston still has the $5.3M tax midlevel available.

Team Stats

Points Per Game112.42nd
Rebounds Per Game43.5Tied-18th
Assists Per Game21.5Tied-26th
Points Allowed103.9Tied-6th

Team History