Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week: February 14 to 20, 2022

The Rockets Run returns for its 20th anniversary | Courtesy of Houston Rockets

Snag a seat to these must-see games and sports events around Houston from Monday, February 14 to Sunday, February 20, 2022.

Sports action is a little light this week as the Coogs continue to battle conference opponents and two signature run events return to the starting line.

Plus, don’t miss your chance to catch Houston Rocket Jalen Green in the NBA Slam Dunk Contest during All-Star Weekend.

Want to dig deeper on sports happening around H-Town? Find more games and live sports happening all month long in the 365 Houston calendar.

Top 5 Games & Sports Events in Houston This Week

  • SPORTSKIND’s Free Open Play Pickleball at Bumpy Pickle | Thursday, February 17 | FREE with RSVP – Pickleball novices and pros are welcome to try their hands at game play at the new Bumpy Pickle in the East End, with equipment and instruction provided. 6:30pm to 10pm.
  • College Basketball: Houston Cougars vs. UCF Knights at Fertitta Center | Thursday, February 17 – The Coogs face the squad from the University of Central Florida ahead of a two-game road trip as we edge into the homestretch of the regular season. $30 and up. 8pm.
  • 20th Anniversary Rockets Run at Toyota Center | Saturday, February 19 – Benefiting Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, the family-friendly casual Rockets Run is offered in 2-mile, 5K and Kids K increments, beginning outside Toyota Center and ending across half-court. Participants will receive a ticket voucher for a Rockets game, a t-shirt and entry to a post-race party. Registration starts at $40. 7:30am.
  • Muddy Trails 5K at Rob Fleming Park in the Woodlands | Saturday, February 19 – The 2022 edition of this Woodlands run event sends runners through the beautiful George Mitchell Nature Preserve on a 5K course, ending with a post-race party complete with live Zydeco tunes and the Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off. $35. 3pm.
  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest on TNT | Saturday, February 19 – Houston Rocket and No. 2 draft pick Jalen Green highlights the 2022 Slam Dunk Contest taking place during All-Star Weekend in Cleveland. Don’t miss your chance to see the high flyer take part in a signature NBA competition. Broadcast on TNT. 7pm.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins keeps an eye out for all sorts of happenings in H-Town, including breweries, sports, concerts, must-see destinations and much more while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston.