Rocket Power

Clint Capela Takes Kids on a Surprise Back-to-School Shopping Spree

The NBA star teamed up with Reliant to host 30 kids and their mentors from Big Brothers Big Sisters for his CC15 Foundation's inaugural Back 2 School program.

08/28/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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

Elements of Style

These Rockets Players Have Full-Court Flair

When it comes to pre-game fashion, the Rockets are in a league of their own.

04/25/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Can I Kick It?

Sneaker Brands Immortalize Rockets Legends with Two New Releases

PUMA honors Ralph Sampson while adidas and Marvel (yes, Marvel) reimagine James Harden as Iron Man.

04/16/2019 By Abby Ledoux

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

Shoot Your Shot

There's a New Tequila Terrace at Toyota Center

Bandero transformed a previously vacant nook outside the Toyota Center suites into a drinking destination.

01/15/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Love and Basketball

Rockets Players Spread Holiday Cheer to Houston Kids

Chris Paul and Clint Capela played Santa this year.

01/01/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Ball So Hard

The Rockets Take Over Giuseppe Zanotti for P.J. Tucker's Sneaker Launch

James Harden, Chris Paul, Clint Capela and more toast their teammate in River Oaks District.

12/10/2018 By Abby Ledoux

James Harden Poured Me Champagne

Chris Paul, James Harden, and Carmelo Anthony Become Mastro's Servers for a Cause

The NBA All-Star and Rocket point guard enlisted A-list friends for his inaugural Celebrity Server Dinner to benefit Houston charities for youth enrichment and homelessness prevention.

10/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

🚀🏀

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: Of-Beans-and-Basketball-Edition

Anish Kapoor gets the seat of honor for reigniting the great Bayou vs. Windy City debate.

04/24/2018 By Catherine Matusow

The Beard Abides

6 Things We Learned About James Harden From His GQ Cover

The Rockets star graces the magazine's May cover, in which he reveals his undying love for candy (and his mom).

04/12/2018 By Abby Ledoux

ahoy!

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Candy Sneakers

Win a Gummi Replica of James Harden's Sneakers

Yes, we're serious.

03/23/2018 By Cory Garcia

Sports

Inaugural Houston Sports Awards Honors Legendary No. 34s

After a banner year for Houston sports in 2017, it was time to show our local athletes some love.

02/09/2018 Photography by Marco Torres

Sweet Kicks

You Can Now Wear Your Love for the Rockets on Your Feet

The Converse x NBA collection celebrates basketball's historic influence on street style.

02/09/2018 By Abby Ledoux

Ice House

5 Romance-Free Things to Do on Valentine's Day

Just because you're skipping Valentine's Day this year doesn't mean you can't have a good time.

01/30/2018 By Abby Ledoux

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