2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
4-9, 5th in Southwest
34m

The Right Time: Vinnie Goodwill on the Nets' balance, the Warriors & MVP contenders

Bomani Jones and Vinnie Goodwill of Yahoo! Sports discuss the ups and downs of the NBA season thus far (1:00), including the possibility that NBA players will get the COVID-19 vaccine (4:48), the balance of the Nets several games into James Harden’s run with the team, and whether or not Kevin Durant’s game looks any more “fun” than it did in Golden State (22:47). Plus, the performance of the Warriors thus far (41:49), as well as some discussion on the MVP as it relates to Giannis Antetokounmpo, Luka Doncic, and Joel Embiid (49:49).

Shaq insists it's championship or bust for Harden (1:43)
6h
13h

The Hoop Collective: Possible Roster Moves For Contending Teams

Brian Windhorst, Ohm Youngmisuk and Tim MacMahon discuss an apparent change in chemistry for the Clippers, potential landing spots for Bradley Beal should he become available, as well as some teams who could look to make big roster moves this season. Plus, the amazing Lou Dort.

Wood goes coast to coast for the tough bucket (0:19)
19h
2d

Courtside: Chris Holtmann previews Ohio State's showdown against Purdue. Plus, the guys share their thoughts on Baylor's Kim Mulkey

Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Kim Mulkey’s comments about playing college basketball during a pandemic, if there’s a home court advantage this season, not panicking over Michigan’s loss, Auburn’s Sharife Cooper bursting onto the scene, Gonzaga Watch and Iowa’s roster construction. Then, Ohio State head coach Chris Holtmann joins the show to talk about Kyle Young’s throwback style, an update on Seth Towns, Dakich wanting to take a bullet for Holtmann, Jae’Sean Tate making an impact with the Rockets and the happiest he’s ever seen his team. Later, quick hitters on Baylor, Texas, Alabama, Tennessee and Texas Tech.

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3dTim MacMahon

Oladipo touts Rockets' potential after debut

Victor Oladipo exuded optimism about the Rockets after his franchise debut, saying, "I know that better days are ahead for the Houston Rockets, and I'm looking forward to being a part of those special days."

Oladipo's 32-point debut not enough for Houston in loss (2:10)
3d
Bulls clear lane as Wood flies through with the tomahawk (0:18)
3d
Oladipo gets first bucket with the Rockets (0:19)
3d
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4dTim MacMahon

Rockets GM: Draft pick haul the 'best currency'

Rockets GM Rafael Stone cited the "flexibility" provided by the historic haul of first-round draft picks the franchise received in the James Harden trade as the reason he chose to deal the perennial MVP candidate to the Nets over other offers.

Rockets GM excited by flexibility of Harden deal (1:02)
4d
Rockets' Mason Jones drains the jumper while falling (0:19)
5d
Rockets' Jae'Sean Tate gets to the basket for and-1 (0:19)
5d
Nwaba, Jones connect in traffic for the and-1 bucket (0:21)
5d
Tate sends Murray's shot off the court (0:17)
5d
Wood dishes behind-the-back pass to Kurucs for the bucket (0:20)
5d
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6dMalika Andrews

Harden: No disrespect to Rockets on way out

New Nets guard James Harden says he doesn't believe he was disrespectful to anyone at the end of his career in Houston but regrets the way the situation unfolded.

Harden defends Rockets criticism, excited for a new start (1:22)
6d
The history of trading away MVPs might mean trouble for Houston (2:26)
6d

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Team Stats

Points Per Game109.620th
Rebounds Per Game42.824th
Assists Per Game22.724th
Points Allowed112.420th

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2020-2149.308
2019-204428.611
2018-195329.646
2017-186517.793
2016-175527.671