There 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 6 hours agoThe 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
Dwight Howard Actually Tried To Recruit Jameer Nelson To Houstondimemag.com Jul 25Free agent point guard Jameer Nelson signed a two-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks this week. If Dwight Howard had his way, Nelson would be in Houston instead. According to Shams Charania’s sources, Nelson made his decision despite a push from Howard…Upvote Share TweetPerhaps you’ve heard the condescending remarks James Harden and teammate Dwight Howard made in the wake of Chandler Parson‘s departure for Dallas. After the Rockets failed to match Parson’s near-max deal with the Mavs, Harden and Dwight basically said i…Upvote Share TweetThe Sacramento Kings defeated the Houston Rockets 77-68 to capture the Las Vegas summer league title on Monday night. Ray McCallum dropped 29 points including a running three-pointer after sprinting from the back-court to beat the shot clock in the fina…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Nick Johnson’s Sick Reverse Alley-Oop Dunk In Summer League Finaledimemag.com Jul 21Houston Rockets guard Nick Johnson opened Orlando Summer League play with one of its most memorable poster slams. Just over two weeks later, he closed Las Vegas Summer League with a reverse alley-oop dunk in the championship game that was arguably just …Upvote Share TweetOn Monday night, the Sacramento Kings and Houston Rockets closed out the NBA's summer schedule with the title game of the Las Vegas Summer League. Naturally, though, a league championship is not the primary draw of the NBA's various summer leagues. Inst…Upvote Share Tweet
LeBron's move brings parity to the Eastnba.com Jul 21The first three weeks of free agency have been crazy. LeBron James went home, Lance Stephenson left Indiana, Paul Pierce joined his third team in as many seasons, the Bulls reloaded, the Mavs got their anchor back, and the Rockets struck out on the big …Upvote Share Tweet
Coach K's Ball PressureAug 22David Thorpe has been watching Team USA, and one thing's for sure: Mike Krzyzewski's team will pressure ball handlers. Even James Harden is active on defense.
Rose, Team USA Pull Away From Puerto RicoAug 22Derrick Rose scored six points and dished out four assists in Team USA's 112-86 win over Puerto Rico.
Team USA Rolls Dominican RepublicAug 20Team USA beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 in exhibition play.
Is Harden The Best Basketball Player Alive?Aug 20Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless discuss Rockets G James Harden's statement that he is the best basketball player alive. They also talk about Harden's ranking among the best players in the NBA.
Windhorst: Kevin Love's contract situationAug 27Kevin Love is not signing a contract extension with the Cavs right now? Here's why, Brian Windhorst writes.
Glen Taylor of Minnesota Timberwolves says Cleveland Cavaliers not best be…Aug 26Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said he thinks Kevin Love may get exposed for defensive liabilities now that he has joined the high-profile Cleveland Cavaliers.
Philadelphia 76ers to trade for, then waive Hasheem ThabeetAug 26The Oklahoma City Thunder have struck a deal to trade reserve center Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia, ESPN.com has learned.
Kevin Love introduced by Cleveland Cavaliers at introductory news conferen…Aug 26When Kevin Love's phone rang shortly after he learned LeBron James was signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, his own future became clear.