Monty Williams: “People Don’t Know How Hard Harden Works”
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The legend of post-practice one-on-one games between Kevin Durant, Paul George, and James Harden in the early stages of Team USA training camp is well-known. Long, intense, and highly competitive, these battles featuring three of the league’s brightest …Upvote Share Tweet
The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee.Upvote Share Tweet
Dwight Howard runs 10 red lights, not in a row, and has Florida driver license suspended for not paying fineyahoo.com Sep 17 (yesterday)This isn’t just dumb. This is insight into Dwight Howard’s undeserved sense of entitlement. The Houston Rockets center can’t drive his car in Florida for a while, legally at least, as his license has been suspended after he failed to pay a fine tied to …Upvote Share Tweet
Watch James Harden Get Led Astray On Defense Againdimemag.com Sep 14 (5 days ago)It’s tough handling the spotlight when you’re the cornerstone of a franchise like Rockets shooting guard James Harden. The Beard has taken some lumps over the last year for his sub-par defense, and more evidence of his brain farts on that end of the cou…Upvote Share Tweet
Rockets take time to thank firefighters on 9/11chron.com Sep 11Members of the Rockets organization visited Fire Station 11 on Thursday. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey and head coach Kevin McHale took time on Thursday to visit with local firefighters to express their gratitude. To mark the 13th anniversary of S…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Sep 11New Mavericks wing Chandler Parsons was throwing out the first pitch of a Rangers game this month rather than suiting up for USA Basketball as they take on the world’s best in the FIBA World Cup in Spain. In a conversation with NBA.com’s Jeff Caplan, Pa…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Sep 8You’d think the only thing more amusing than James Harden riding a Segway would be Harden falling off of one. And you’d be right, especially considering the Houston Rockets superstar somehow avoided injury in the process. That wasn’t some ill-fated meta…Upvote Share Tweet
Pat Beverley Asks Chandler Parsons If He’s Scared To Face Houston In Twitter Q&Adimemag.com Sep 4Chandler Parsons has been in the news quite a bit this summer. First, he signed an offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks which the Houston Rockets declined to match. After officially joining his new team, a very public rift played out between Parsons an…Upvote Share Tweet
Maurice Harkless Says Magic Have “A Chance To Make The Playoffs”dimemag.com Sep 2The lack of balance between the Western and Eastern Conferences still exists. There are at least 11 quality teams in the West, each of whom would expect to make the playoffs if it resided in the East. As is, though, even 2013-2014 postseason teams like …Upvote Share TweetThe Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry in a trade with the Sacramento Kings, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed.Upvote Share TweetThere is little doubt that Houston Rockets All-Star guard James Harden is an extremely talented basketball player — guys don't make the All-NBA First Team by accident, no matter how controversial there selections prove to be. But Harden gets the sort of…Upvote Share Tweet
Rockets sign forward Tarik Blacknba.com Aug 27The Houston Rockets have signed forward Tarik Black, who played on their summer league teams in Orlando and Las Vegas.Upvote Share TweetThe Houston Rockets took a big gamble on ace defensive point guard Patrick Beverley when they unloaded Jeremy Lin — and his expiring poison pill contract — on the Lakers this offseason. The move has solidified the starting spot Beverley swiped from Lin …Upvote Share Tweet
Mark Cuban On Mavs: “The Moves We Made Will Take Us To The Next Level”dimemag.com Aug 14The Dallas Mavericks were very busy this summer. They re-acquired Tyson Chandler in a trade with the Knicks, and were able to get Chandler Parsons to sign a three-year offer sheet that the Rockets declined to match. Where exactly they stand in the Weste…Upvote Share Tweet
Mavs-Spurs, Rockets-Lakers open NBA slateESPN.com Aug 13The NBA released its 2014-15 season Wednesday night, with playoff rematches and a heavy dose of the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers featured heavily early.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Aug 12A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Red94. Within a nice post on what goes…Upvote Share Tweet
Barkley On Commercial’s Blooper Reel: “I’m Like A F**king Robert DeNiro”dimemag.com Aug 11Houston Rockets guard and likely Team USA member James Harden stars in an amusing Foot Locker ad with Charles Barkley that stresses the importance of a short memory. Given the just-released blooper reel from the commercial’s production, that knowledge i…Upvote Share Tweet
Sources: Rockets, Barca forward reach dealESPN.com Aug 8The Houston Rockets have struck a deal to bring highly touted European forward Kostas Papanikolaou to the NBA next season, according to sources close to the player.Upvote Share Tweet
Rocket Donatas Motiejunas On “Hi & Bye” Relations With Howard & Hardendimemag.com Aug 8Rockets 7-foot forward/center Donatas Motiejunas, D-Mo, spoke earlier this summer about former teammate Chandler Parsons and questioned whether Parsons was worth the near-max offer sheet Parsons signed with Dallas. He also wondered whether James Harden …Upvote Share Tweet
Report: James Harden’s Defense Impressing With Team USAdimemag.com Aug 4It seems impossible now, but there was a time when James Harden was considered a capable defender. Before he was traded to the Houston Rockets and began shouldering the heavy offensive load of a superstar playmaker, Harden showed flashes of strong defen…Upvote Share Tweet
Chris Bosh On Leaving Miami For Houston: “It Was Close, I’m Not Going To Lie”dimemag.com Aug 1This week, Chris Bosh officially inked a five-year, $118 million to remain with the Miami Heat. Yesterday, Bosh talked about how close he actually came to leaving Miami to join the Houston Rockets. Once LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland, ev…Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 31The supposed hot blood simmering between James Harden and former teammate Chandler Parsons after Harden made some damaging comments indirectly demising Parsons’ additions for the Rockets, was probably blown out of proportion a tad by the media. The two …Upvote Share Tweet
Well, here is a picture of James Harden made out of real hair (Photo)yahoo.com Jul 28When I interviewed Filip Peraić, the Croatian artist behind James Harden Illustrated, about four months ago, he explained that what he found so enriching about pursuing artistic freedom within the confines of the Houston Rockets All-Star's side profile …Upvote Share Tweet
Donatas Motiejunas Questions Chandler Parsons’ Contractdimemag.com Jul 27The Houston Rockets would have happily matched the Dallas Mavericks’ offer sheet to Chandler Parsons had Chris Bosh done as expected and inked a contract to create the league’s newest Big Three with James Harden and Dwight Howard. Just don’t tell that t…Upvote Share Tweet
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