Party Time

Where to Eat up and Drink in the Coogs' Final Four Run

Here's who is throwing a watch party for Saturday's semifinal.

04/01/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Phi Slama Jama

Ladies, We've Found Your Final Four Watch Party Outfit

Rep the Coogs from head to toe.

04/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Madness!

Feels Like '84: What Awaits UH in the Final Four

After defeating Oregon State, the Coogs find themselves two wins from ultimate glory.

03/30/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

Get Mad

Is This the Year? U of H, Texas Southern, and the NCAA Tournament

The Coogs are the No. 2 seed in the Midwest region, well positioned to do some work.

03/17/2021 By Timothy Malcolm

baller

The Heart of the Comets: The Story of Kim Perrot

Houston’s WNBA team had the talent to achieve greatness. One player gave them the will to make it happen.

01/11/2021 By Jarrett Van Meter

Nothing But (Peach) Net

Don't Pass Up HMNS's The First Game: The Birth of Basketball

The new, temporary exhibit includes basketball creator James Naismith's original handwritten rules for the game.

08/28/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Bubble Burst

Rockets' Russell Westbrook Tests Positive For COVID-19

The star guard won't join the team at Disney World until he's cleared.

07/13/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

🚀

Rockets Rebound From Opening Game Loss With Win Over Pelicans

Guard Russell Westbrook passed Magic Johnson on the NBA's list of most triple-doubles all time with 139.

10/28/2019 By Marco Torres

Perfect Party

September's Perfect Party: Who-Wants-Pickle-Cupcakes Edition

Have you heard? We're getting a pickle festival this month. And the third Democratic primary debate.

08/26/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Slam Dunk

Clint Capela Launches His Foundation With Help From Celebrity Teammates

The CC15 Foundation's first major event raised $215,000 for low-income, single-parent families.

04/02/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Bayougraphy

Clint Capela Wants to Help Kids in Foster Care, Because He's Been There, Too

“Kids in foster care remind me of where I came from and what I’ve been through, without parents,” the Houston Rockets starting center says, “and I want to have more involvement in their lives.”

03/25/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

🚀🏀

Houston, Say Hello to Melo

The Rockets have a new recruit: 34-year-old forward Carmelo Anthony.

09/21/2018 By Timothy Malcolm

Sportsball Drama

The Rockets/Warriors Rivalry Has a New Battleground: Yelp

Rockets fans are turning to the International Smoke Yelp page to unleash their frustration with the NBA playoffs.

06/20/2018 By Cory Garcia

Ice House

Perfect Party April 2018: Golden-Rule Edition

If David Lee Roth is playing at the HGO gala, then he's a Perfect Party guest of honor.

03/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Theater

A Basketball Musical? Why Not, Says Catastrophic Theatre

Rockets GM Daryl Morey loves theater; Catastrophic Theatre artistic director Jason Nodler loves basketball. Is it just us, or was a collaboration inevitable?

03/28/2018 By Chris Gray

Ice House

March's Perfect Party: So-Many-Questions Edition

Does the world really need a movie about Hurricane Harvey?

02/28/2018 By Catherine Matusow

H-Town Diary

A Houston Sports Fan Learns to Love Again

After the World Series, Houston sports fans have multiple real, honest-to-goodness reasons to hope.

12/29/2017 By Jeff Balke

Hoops Hype

The Rockets Are One of the NBA’s Best Teams, and the Media Has Noticed

James Harden and Chris Paul are a mighty combo.

12/18/2017 By Jeff Balke

Sports

Billion Dollar Buyer Tilman Fertitta Buys the Houston Rockets

The Landry's CEO paid a record amount for the NBA team.

09/05/2017 By Katharine Shilcutt

London Speed It Up, Houston Rocket

What Would Happen If Beyoncé Bought the Rockets?

All concession stands will serve only lemonade, and other potential changes.

08/02/2017 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen