Christian Wood RUMORS & NEWS

  • Julius Randle, Christian Wood or Jerami Grant: Who’s the NBA’s Most Improved Player?

    The Athletic "As the NBA regular season comes to a close, it’s time for voters to put the finishing touches on their evaluations (or box-score watching) for the awards. Here, we’re diving into the NBA Most Improved Player race, which is set to feature several players but spearheaded by..." May 13

  • Kelly Olynyk-Christian Wood pairing are worth watching

    The Athletic "The Houston Rockets completed a back-to-back on Monday, losing both games to New Orleans and Phoenix. Here are two big-picture observations from those recent matchups. Losses continue to pile, but moral victories should count Between now and the end of the..." April 08

  • Rockets Christian Wood’s New Girlfriend Maya Benberry On If She Stole Him From One Of Her Friends

    Black Sports Online "The Rockets recently ended their 20 games losing streak and one of the main reasons they had the losing streak is because Christian Wood was out of the lineup for almost all of the losses. Wood is having a career year and it looks like he’s back to playing at a high level after..." March 30

  • Christian Wood Dropped Draymond Green With a Crossover and Draymond Could Only Laugh

    The Big Lead "The Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets on Wednesday, 108-94. Draymond Green had a 16-point, 12-rebound, 10-assist triple-double, but he also got crossed over so badly by Christian Wood that he's sure to become a meme. By the time Green and..." March 18

  • Rockets' Christian Wood expected to return Wednesday night vs. Golden State

    ESPN "Houston Rockets center Christian Wood is expected to return for Wednesday night's home game against the Golden State Warriors after a sprained right ankle sidelined him for the entirety of a franchise-record-tying 17 game losing streak, sources told..." March 17

  • DeMarcus Cousins 'Was Not Happy' Backing Up Christian Wood

    ESPN "The Houston Rockets are on the verge of releasing center DeMarcus Cousins on Tuesday after a mutual decision was made between the team and the big man to part ways, sources confirmed to ESPN. Cousins, whose veterans minimum salary of $2.3 million was guaranteed by..." February 23

  • Top 10 Best Undrafted NBA Players Today

    Fadeaway World "In a normal season, we would have had time during the Summer League to reflect on what players could try and contend for a spot on an NBA roster. Instead, we flashed through the playoffs and start the regular season just two months later. During those months, undrafted players usually use that..." February 16

  • Christian Wood To Be Re-Evaluated On Weekly Basis

    Hoops Rumors "Center Christian Wood will be re-evaluated on a weekly basis for his right ankle sprain, the team announced on Friday in a press release. He underwent an MRI on Friday after suffering the injury during the third quarter of Thursday’s game at Memphis. While the release..." February 06

  • Christian Wood Could Be Sideline For 'Extended Period' Following Right Ankle Injury

    Real GM Basketball "Christian Wood is scheduled for an MRI on Friday after rolling his right ankle against the Memphis Grizzlies on Thursday night. It is the second time Wood has injured his right ankle in a span of three weeks. " February 05

  • Can DeMarcus Cousins stay hot off the bench with return of Christian Wood?

    Houston Chronicle "Told that center Christian Wood declared himself to be back, his ankle “100 percent,” Rockets coach Stephen Silas grinned broadly under his mask. Of all the issues he has navigated in his first month as an NBA head coach, having more players than minutes was one he was happy to..." January 28

  • Dwane Casey on ex-Detroit Piston Christian Wood's run with Rockets: 'I'm proud of him'

    Detroit Free Press "Not that long ago, Christian Wood was considered a potential franchise player for the Detroit Pistons.  Wood was Detroit's breakout player last season, blossoming during the last few weeks of the season after injuries and the Andre Drummond trade cleared a path..." January 22

  • Christian Wood hilariously roasts Shaquille O’Neal

    The Sports Rush "Christian Wood calls Shaquille O’Neal a casual after Shaq says he wasn’t all too familiar with Wood’s game prior to this win. The Houston Rockets felt as though they could convince James Harden to reconsider his trade request as the season played along. They..." January 15

  • The shocking reason Christian Wood landed with Rockets instead of re-signing with Pistons

    The Undefeated "Painful memories ran through Christian Wood’s mind as he signed a three-year, $41 million contract at the Houston Rockets’ offices in November. Undrafted. Waived by multiple NBA teams. Cut by a team in China before even playing in a..." January 06

  • Rockets open to playing DeMarcus Cousins, Christian Wood together

    USA Today "Only months removed from when the small-ball Rockets played no centers, new Houston head coach Stephen Silas says he is open to potentially using two at the same time. Emerging big man Christian Wood was a revelation on offense during the recent road trip to Portland and Denver,..." December 30

  • Rockets’ Christian Wood Got Ditched By GF After Going Undrafted; Signs $41M Contract Years Later

    Total Pro Sports "Christian Wood did not know it at the time, but he had a snake in his circle who was pretending to be all for him. Back in 2015, Wood went undrafted after being projected to be a first-round draft pick and his photo from that night quickly went viral. His night was only..." December 29

  • James Harden’s eye-opening comment on Christian Wood after monster Rockets debut

    Clutch Points "Houston Rockets star James Harden had a surprising comment after their season opener against the Portland Trail Blazers, per The Athletic‘s Kelly Iko. Even after missing five players from their roster, Harden and the rest of the Rockets still held their..." December 27