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Don’t worry, the Rockets aren’t going to become the Kings

Sacramento’s rebuilding process has been a long nightmare. The Rockets won’t repeat it.

Is Stephen Silas on the hot seat?

Coach Silas’ seat is probably a bit hot. Has he gotten a fair shake?

Competing is more important than winning for Rockets in 2022-2023

Does another year in the lottery outweigh a playoff push in 2022-23?

Summer League is no time for panic

Jabari Smith didn’t have eye-popping numbers last night. It’s important to remember that it’s just the beginning.

NBA Trade Rumors: Will Eric Gordon be the Rockets’ veteran presence this season?

With the potential that Eric Gordon gets traded, the Rockets should dedicate a roster spot to a reliable vet via NBA Free Agency.

Rockets rookies will need time to fail and improve so be patient

Rockets fans your patience will pay off

Rockets appear headed to win zero-sum game with Nets

The situation in Brooklyn is bad. Perhaps "historically, comically, unfathomably bad".

Rockets can’t afford to worry about sunk costs

Once the milk is spilled, you’re not going to drink it.

A farewell to The Dream Shake; Thank you for everything

After four seasons covering the Houston Rockets for The Dream Shake, I am moving on to new adventures in my career.

Happy Memorial Day from The Dream Shake

Reflect, remember, and enjoy the day.

Should the Rockets trade down?

The Houston Rockets landed the third pick in the 2022 Draft. Should they keep it?

Ranking the five teams involved in the James Harden trade saga

It’s been long enough to have an idea of winners and losers.

Does the Celtics rebuild provide a road map for the Rockets?

The Celtics once traded for a surplus of Brooklyn draft picks. Sound familiar?

Draymond Green is right (that was painful) about the Jalen Green/Bill Simmons situation

TDS agreeing with Dray? There’s a first time for everything.

The Rockets need to keep their options open

The Rockets are too early in the rebuild to get attached.

What happens if the Rockets fall out of the top four draft picks?

The Rockets spent a whole season tanking for a top pick. What if they don’t land it?

Are the Rockets rebuilding in a rush?

Patience is a virtue in rebuilding, but the Rockets have some incentive to make haste.

Are the Rockets tanking, rebuilding or just losing?

The Rockets have taken an unconventional approach to rebuilding. Will it pay dividends?

Hakeem Olajuwon is underrated on ESPN’s top 75 NBA players of all time list

The Dream got slighted on the ESPN list.

The Rockets are playing the long game

Houston is still rebuilding, and it’s going to take some time.

Forever a Dream Shaker

Time to move on, but time not forgotten.

Houston Rockets - The Right Way To Be Bad?

The way is the way?

One year later, Rockets still haven’t fully benefitted from the James Harden trade

It’s been an interesting year for the Rockets since dealing James Harden.

Mental health stigma has plagued the Kevin Porter Jr. conversation

The Rockets are doing the right thing with Porter.

Rockets’ rough night versus Nuggets overshadowed by Kevin Porter Jr., Christian Wood

Houston’s loss to Denver took a backseat.

Merry Christmas from The Dream Shake!

Have a happy and safe holiday!

The praise for Stephen Silas should be just as loud as the criticism

Keep the same energy.

The John Wall saga is far from over

In fact, it’s likely just heating up.

This is always how the rebuilding Rockets were going to look

Did everyone fail to understand that rebuilds aren’t typically fun?

Rockets can’t afford to count victories before they happen

We were all hoping for a win against Detroit and left disappointed.

Here is why the Rockets’ 1-9 record is deceiving

Houston isn’t as bad as their record would indicate.

As expected, the Rockets are taking their lumps

It’s been a rough start for Houston.