Kevin Porter Jr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • James Harden Pays Respect to Emerging Houston Rockets Star Kevin Porter Jr.

    Heavy "James Harden left the Rockets on messy terms earlier this season, a breakup that helped to at least temporarily obscure how much Harden did for Houston and its NBA team in more than eight years. Still, Harden’s impact on the Rockets became crystal clear almost..." April 30

  • Is Rockets' 20-Year-Old Phenom Kevin Porter Jr. a Future Superstar?

    Bleacher Report "Five days shy of his 21st birthday, Kevin Porter Jr. smashed a record previously held by LeBron James. In 41 minutes against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday, KPJ went for 50 points on 16-of-26 shooting (including 9-of-15 on threes) and dished out 11..." April 30

  • Rockets' Kevin Porter fined $50K for going to Miami club

    Yahoo! Sports "The NBA fined Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. $50,000 for violating the league’s health and safety protocols after he was out with teammate Sterling Brown in Miami earlier this month, the NBA announced on Wednesday. Porter was out with Brown when he was allegedly..." April 28

  • Sterling Brown Assault, Video Shows NBAer Completely Covered In Blood

    TMZ "NBA player Sterling Brown was COMPLETELY covered in blood when cops found him after he was attacked at a Miami strip club ... new police video obtained by TMZ Sports shows. In the footage from the scene, which was captured on an officer's body cam in the early..." April 28

  • Houston's Kevin Porter Jr. (health protocols) ruled out on Wednesday

    Number Fire "Houston Rockets shooting guard Kevin Porter Jr. (health protocols) will not play in Wednesday's contest against the Utah Jazz.  WHAT IT MEANS: Porter Jr. will not available after Houston's guard was ruled out for health protocol purposes. " April 21

  • 10 Underrated Young Players That Could Turn Into NBA Stars

    Fadeaway World "ESPN recently published a list featuring the 10 best players 25 or under based on potential, and while the ranking was kind of controversial, you couldn’t argue with the 10 players they selected, as they’ve already proved to be potential franchise players. Nonetheless,..." April 12

  • Kevin Porter Jr. pulls off miracle shot over two Jazz defenders

    Clutch Points "Houston Rockets guard Kevin Porter Jr. has already experienced an up-and-down start to his NBA career. On Friday night against the Utah Jazz, though, he had himself a moment. Selected 30th overall in the 2019 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks and immediately flipped..." March 13

  • Kevin Porter Jr. will join Rockets in second-half after call-up from G League

    Clutch Points "Per Shams Charania of The Athletic, the Houston Rockets have recalled Kevin Porter Jr. from their G League affiliate, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. He will suit up for the Rockets after the All-Star break.  In the 15 games he played as a member of the Vipers,..." March 06

  • Rockets working on Kevin Porter plan as he begins practicing

    Houston Chronicle "While the Rockets are still working on a plan for how to add second-year guard Kevin Porter Jr. to the mix, Porter got his first work in with the team on Wednesday since he was acquired from the Cleveland Cavaliers. Porter, who had not played or practiced with a team since last March,..." January 28

  • Kevin Porter Jr. thanks Cavaliers in heartfelt goodbye following trade that was in ‘everyone’s best interest’ "Kevin Porter Jr. said goodbye Friday evening. Porter’s heartfelt social media post came a few hours after the Cleveland Cavaliers-Houston Rockets trade became official. “Cleveland, thank you for giving me a chance to change not only my life but my family’s..." January 25

  • Kevin Porter Jr. trade a painful setback in Cleveland Cavaliers’ rebuild " The Cavaliers had no choice. Kevin Porter Jr. -- a 6-foot-4 wing who teased fans, teammates, coaches and executives with a promising rookie season dotted with hypnotizing on-court flashes of star qualities -- wasn’t going to reach his potential here in Cleveland...." January 22

  • Cavaliers Trade Kevin Porter Jr. to Rockets

    SI "Days after reportedly throwing a tantrum over his locker being moved, Kevin Porter Jr. will reportedly see his time with the Cleveland Cavaliers come to an end. Cleveland is trading Porter to the Houston Rockets in exchange for a future protected second-round pick, according to ESPN's..." January 22

  • Kevin Porter Jr. Yelled ‘Modern Day Slavery’ At Cavs GM, Had Food-Throwing Outburst

    Total Pro Sports "The Cleveland Cavaliers are actively looking to trade Kevin Porter Jr. after the shooting guard threw a tantrum and his food in protest after finding out his locker was moved, according to Jason Lloyd, Joe Vardon, Kelsey Russo and Shams Charania of The Athletic. The 30th overall pick..." January 18

  • Cavs Expected To Trade Or Release Kevin Porter Jr. Following Locker Room Incident

    Hoops Rumors "The Cavaliers are expected to either trade or release second-year wing Kevin Porter Jr. following an incident in the team’s locker room on Friday, multiple sources tell Jason Lloyd, Joe Vardon, Kelsey Russo, and Shams Charania of The Athletic. According..." January 18