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The poor Lakers were crushed last night by the Rockets, 108-90, in their opening home game of the 2014-15 season. Not only did Dwight elbow Mamba before trading barbs, but exciting rookie Julius Randle fractured his tibia. Point guard Jeremy Lin struggl…Upvote Share Tweet
In a 90-108 loss to the Houston Rockets in their season opener, the Los Angeles Lakers looked about as underwhelming and stagnant as everyone feared they would be. What's already shaping up to be a rough season in L.A. got even worse when rookie forward…Upvote Share TweetKobe Bryant has not gotten along terribly well with a number of teammates during his 19 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, but few have earned as much media attention as his spat with current Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard. When the Lakers trade…Upvote Share Tweet
Dirk Says Dinners Are On Chandler Parsons Because “It’s My Money Anyway”dimemag.com Oct 28 (yesterday)Dirk Nowitzki took a massive paycut on the deal he signed with the Dallas Mavericks this summer. Despite the 36 year-old holding max-level offers from the Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Lakers, and undoubtedly many more, Dirk signed on Mark Cuban’s dotted…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)It seems as if everyone in and around the league has an opinion about Dwight Howard and the Rockets. Some would describe Howard’s first year in Houston as a success, with the Rockets finishing fourth in the Western Conference and with a 54-28 record in …Upvote Share Tweet
Dwight Howard On Return To Full Health: “I’m Getting There”dimemag.com Oct 23 (7 days ago)Dwight Howard’s goofy personality, oft-ugly post game, and contentious departures from the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers make it easy to forget that he’s still suffering ill-effects from 2012 back surgery. Recent praise from Houston Rockets teamm…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 22Houston Rockets All-NBA First Team honoree James Harden believes that he’s “the best all-around basketball player in the NBA.” Meanwhile, the agent of Golden State Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson recently opined that his client is “the best two-way …Upvote Share TweetIf you have read anything about Houston Rockets All-Star guard James Harden in the last six months, then you have probably watched or at least seen a link to this 11-minute video of his worst defensive failures: The lowlight mix has become as much a par…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Dwight Howard Rises For Hammer Dunk On Luol Deng And Chris Andersendimemag.com Oct 21The only thing better than dunking on one opponent? Catching two. In the Houston Rockets’ exhibition against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, Dwight Howard rose for a power dunk on both Luol Deng and Chris Andersen. Howard’s new Rockets and former Orlan…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Dwight Howard Spins For The Towering Slamdimemag.com Oct 20Before last night, Dwight Howard had yet to suit up in a Rockets uniform during preseason action. He only played 16 minutes in the first half during his first time out against the Warriors Sunday night, but an athletic dunk in the pregame layup-line, an…Upvote Share Tweet
Hakeem Olajuwon Says Dwight Howard Will Have MVP-Caliber Seasondimemag.com Oct 17After Trevor Ariza recently said Dwight Howard is more athletic than ever, Houston Rockets legend and player development specialist Hakeem Olajuwon has added even more fuel to optimism about Howard’s game. Citing improved health and a new work ethic, Ol…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Anthony Davis Dominate The Dwight Howard-Less Rocketsdimemag.com Oct 15At one point during Anthony Davis‘ dominating performance during the Pelicans’ 117-98 win over a Rockets team missing James Harden and Dwight Howard, Pellies’ analyst David Wesley asked the question, “Man, how do you guard him?” It’s a question without …Upvote Share Tweet
Andre Iguodala Says Klay Thompson 3-Point Attempts Are Comparable To Layupsdimemag.com Oct 14It’s not even debatable anymore: Corner three-pointers and attempts from the restricted area are the most valuable shots in basketball. The Houston Rockets have based an entire offensive identity on this line of thinking to great success, and every defe…Upvote Share Tweet
What Was & Could Have Been: Shaquille O’Neal Posts Photo With Yao Mingdimemag.com Oct 10Yao Ming is one of the biggest and most overlooked “what-ifs?” in league history. A rash of foot injuries limited the Chinese giant – physically and metaphorically – to just seven full NBA seasons before he called it quits in 2010-2011. But Yao’s fleeti…Upvote Share Tweet
Patrick Beverley’s Funny Rejoinder When Vince Carter Tells Him To Chilldimemag.com Oct 10Confession time: we love Patrick Beverley. The guy plays so freakin’ hard and makes it so difficult for opposing ball handlers to get comfortable, there just aren’t many like him in the NBA.* Except, he has a tendency to rub some players the wrong way, …Upvote Share TweetThe three-year, $46 million offer sheet that Chandler Parsons signed with the Dallas Mavericks might have been the means of his departure from the nearby Houston Rockets. But according to Dirk Nowitzki’s latest running mate, the cleanliness of his new t…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 8Daryl Morey does not plan to improve steadily. When the Houston Rockets entered this offseason, fresh off 54 wins and a very tight but ultimately disappointing first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers, they planned to build a conference fav…Upvote Share Tweet
No Love Lost Between Kobe, DwightOct 29Tim Legler reacts to the incident between Rockets center Dwight Howard and Lakers guard Kobe Bryant.
Rockets Move To 2-0Oct 29Dwight Howard had 22 points and James Harden added 18 points in Houston's 104-93 win over the Jazz.
Hashtag For ByronOct 28SportsNation's Melanie Collins, Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley and rapper Schoolboy Q debate Byron Scott's comments on Dwight Howard with the hashtag game.
Kobe, Dwight Get Into ItOct 28Rockets center Dwight Howard elbowed Lakers guard Kobe Bryant in the fourth quarter, which led to a heated argument between the former teammates.
Chicago Bulls couldn't have asked for a better season openerOct 30Yes, the Knicks are ugly, but it was top-to-bottom domination for Chicago at Madison Square Garden, Michael Wilbon writes.
Chicago Bulls poised to beat LeBron James' Cavaliers with playoff savvy, e…Oct 28The Chicago Bulls know playoff heartache and failure intimately, which makes this Bulls team more ready than LeBron James and the imposing Cleveland Cavaliers to win a championship, Michael Wilbon writes.
Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets agree to contract extensionOct 28The Charlotte Hornets have reached terms on a contract extension with prized guard Kemba Walker, according to league sources.
ESPN NowOct 28Sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein that Kemba Walker and the Hornets have agreed to a 4-year/$48M contract extension.