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"This is the future Rockets, man. [Harden is] going to play defense this year." – Corey Brewer — NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) August 25, 2016 James Harden doesn’t play defense. This is a knock he’s carried ever since he left Oklahoma City to become …Share Tweet
James Harden addresses his adoring fans as he leaves the court. (Stacy Revere/Getty Images) James Harden has become one of the NBA’s most difficult-to-stop scorers in recent years thanks in part to his peerless ability to create contact. The Houston Roc…Share Tweet
Steve Kerr Admits A Hobbled Steph Curry Led To ‘Adjustments’ In Playoff Play-Callingdimemag.com Aug 10USA TODAY Sports After injuring his knee in the opening round against the Houston Rockets, league MVP Steph Curry was never quite the same for the remainder of the postseason. But he refused to use it as an excuse, despite the fact that he was clearly n…Share Tweet
Hakeem Olajuwon Once Ate Over 100 Chicken McNuggets As Part Of A Commercial Shootdimemag.com Aug 6Great Hakeem Olajuwon story from early in his #Rockets career. pic.twitter.com/ttFUs1HQzN — Greg Rajan (@GregRajan) August 6, 2016 Hakeem Olajuwon is one of the best basketball players of all time. He was dominant offensively and defensively. He is the …Share Tweet
Rockets looking for a new Clutch the Bearchron.com Jul 22Robert Boudwin, who has played the role of Houston Rockets mascot Clutch the Bear for 21 seasons, is leaving the organization.Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21Moses Malone Jr. at Nike’s All-American Camp in 1997. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images) Moses Malone Jr., son of the NBA legend, thinks James Harden ordered his beating outside a strip club over a Facebook post critical of the Houston Rockets star’s basketball …Share Tweet
James Harden Looks Forward To Mike D’Antoni’s Rockets By Comparing Himself To Steve Nashdimemag.com Jul 21Getty Image The Houston Rockets laid an egg last year. On the heels of a Western Conference Finals appearance, they struggled to finish .500 as they buckled under personality problems and piss-poor defensive effort. They fired Kevin McHale within the fi…Share Tweet
Meet the 2016-17 Houston Rockets Power Dancerschron.com Jul 20See who made the cut for this year's Houston Rockets dance squad.Share TweetYao Ming holds back Rockets teammate Steve Francis (Getty Images). Players who come to the NBA from foreign countries often have difficulty adjusting to the culture of the United States, but few have seemed so comfortable while still remaining themselve…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 19Alex Abrines should bring needed shooting to the Thunder (EFE). The Oklahoma City Thunder’s 2012 trade of James Harden to the Houston Rockets for a collection of players and draft picks is seen as one of the biggest moves in recent memory. While the pla…Share TweetUSA TODAY Sports Dwight Howard had surgery to fix a herniated disc in his back four years ago. He had pain in his back last season with the Houston Rockets, and now that he’s with the Atlanta Hawks, should there be concern over the big man’s lingering i…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 13USA TODAY Sports On the same day he was introduced as a member of the Atlanta Hawks, Dwight Howard took out a full-page ad in the Houston Chronicle thanking Rockets fans for the three seasons he spent there. You can read it here: In case you missed Dwig…Share Tweet
Now healthy, Rockets' Sam Dekker grateful for dog days last yearESPN.com Jul 12Now healthy, Rockets' Sam Dekker grateful for dog days last yearShare Tweetdimemag.com Jul 11Getty Image One of the bigger surprises of free agency was James Harden‘s $118 million contract renegotiation with the Houston Rockets. It was a deal that allowed him to take advantage of the booming cap now instead of waiting to cash-in when he hits fr…Share Tweet
‘D-12’ Is Dead As Dwight Howard Is Changing His Number When Suiting Up For The Hawksdimemag.com Jul 11Getty Image Dwight Howard has the nickname D-12, because his first name starts with the letter ‘D’ and he wears the number 12 on his basketball uniform. That’s not exactly the most creative nickname and one I would assume is fake if not for assurances f…Share Tweet
Gary Payton II tries to fit like a glove with the RocketsESPN.com Jul 10Gary Payton II tries to fit like a glove with the RocketsShare Tweetdimemag.com Jul 10James Harden was asked about his defense and Leslie Alexander defends his star player pic.twitter.com/OIypliI0CV — Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) July 9, 2016 It’s no big secret that James Harden isn’t the NBA’s best defender. In fact, he’s been known t…Share Tweet
Harden Drops 50 Against NuggetsMar 19James Harden scored 50 points and collected 10 rebounds as the Rockets defeated the Nuggets 118-108 for their third straight win.
NBA Top 3 Plays Of The NightMar 19Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Archie Goodwin's big dunk.
Harden's First Career 50 Point GameMar 19James Harden scored 50 points and collected 10 rebounds as the Rockets defeated the Nuggets 118-108 for their third straight win.
Rockets Hand Magic Fifth Straight LossMar 17Despite 29 points from Victor Oladipo, Orlando fell to Houston 107-94. James Harden's had 17 points and eight rebounds for the Rockets.