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Monty Williams: “People Don’t Know How Hard Harden Works”

Monty Williams: “People Don’t Know How Hard Harden Works”

dimemag.com Updated 13 hours ago
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 …
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  • Rockets acquire veteran Terry from Kings

    Rockets acquire veteran Terry from Kings

    nba.com ESPN.com Sep 17 (yesterday)
    The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee.
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  • Dwight Howard runs 10 red lights, not in a row, and has Florida…

    Dwight Howard runs 10 red lights, not in a row, and has Florida driver license suspended for not paying fine

    yahoo.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 …
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  • Watch James Harden Get Led Astray On Defense Again

    Watch James Harden Get Led Astray On Defense Again

    dimemag.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…
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  • Rockets take time to thank firefighters on 9/11

    Rockets take time to thank firefighters on 9/11

    chron.com Sep 11
    Members 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…
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  • Parsons Says He “Definitely Wanted To Be In Spain”

    Parsons Says He “Definitely Wanted To Be In Spain”

    dimemag.com Sep 11
    New 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…
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  • Watch James Harden Fall Off Segway, Miraculously Avoid Knee Inj…

    Watch James Harden Fall Off Segway, Miraculously Avoid Knee Injury

    dimemag.com Sep 8
    You’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…
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  • Pat Beverley Asks Chandler Parsons If He’s Scared To Face Houst…

    Pat Beverley Asks Chandler Parsons If He’s Scared To Face Houston In Twitter Q&A

    dimemag.com Sep 4
    Chandler 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…
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  • Maurice Harkless Says Magic Have “A Chance To Make The Playoffs…

    Maurice Harkless Says Magic Have “A Chance To Make The Playoffs”

    dimemag.com Sep 2
    The 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 …
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  • Report: Rockets to get Terry in deal with Kings

    Report: Rockets to get Terry in deal with Kings

    ESPN.com nba.com Aug 31
    The Rockets will acquire guard Jason Terry in a trade with the Sacramento Kings, a person with knowledge of the deal confirmed.
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  • Jerry Colangelo says James Harden is the leader of Team USA

    Jerry Colangelo says James Harden is the leader of Team USA

    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…
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  • Rockets sign forward Tarik Black

    Rockets sign forward Tarik Black

    nba.com Aug 27
    The Houston Rockets have signed forward Tarik Black, who played on their summer league teams in Orlando and Las Vegas.
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  • Patrick Beverley Trains In BANE Mask (Pic)

    Patrick Beverley Trains In BANE Mask (Pic)

    The 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 …
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  • Mark Cuban On Mavs: “The Moves We Made Will Take Us To The Next…

    Mark Cuban On Mavs: “The Moves We Made Will Take Us To The Next Level”

    dimemag.com Aug 14
    The 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…
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  • Mavs-Spurs, Rockets-Lakers open NBA slate

    Mavs-Spurs, Rockets-Lakers open NBA slate

    ESPN.com Aug 13
    The NBA released its 2014-15 season Wednesday night, with playoff rematches and a heavy dose of the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers featured heavily early.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Rockets' chances of reaching …

    The 10-man rotation, starring the Rockets' chances of reaching the top of the Western Conference

    yahoo.com Aug 12
    A 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…
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  • Barkley On Commercial’s Blooper Reel: “I’m Like A F**king Rober…

    Barkley On Commercial’s Blooper Reel: “I’m Like A F**king Robert DeNiro”

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    Houston 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…
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  • Sources: Rockets, Barca forward reach deal

    Sources: Rockets, Barca forward reach deal

    ESPN.com Aug 8
    The 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.
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  • Rocket Donatas Motiejunas On “Hi & Bye” Relations With Howa…

    Rocket Donatas Motiejunas On “Hi & Bye” Relations With Howard & Harden

    dimemag.com Aug 8
    Rockets 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 …
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  • Report: James Harden’s Defense Impressing With Team USA

    Report: James Harden’s Defense Impressing With Team USA

    dimemag.com Aug 4
    It 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…
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  • Chris Bosh On Leaving Miami For Houston: “It Was Close, I’m Not…

    Chris Bosh On Leaving Miami For Houston: “It Was Close, I’m Not Going To Lie”

    dimemag.com Aug 1
    This 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…
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  • Chandler Parsons & James Harden Heal Rift In Vegas

    Chandler Parsons & James Harden Heal Rift In Vegas

    dimemag.com Jul 31
    The 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 …
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  • Well, here is a picture of James Harden made out of real hair (…

    Well, here is a picture of James Harden made out of real hair (Photo)

    yahoo.com Jul 28
    When 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 …
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  • Donatas Motiejunas Questions Chandler Parsons’ Contract

    Donatas Motiejunas Questions Chandler Parsons’ Contract

    dimemag.com Jul 27
    The 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…
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  • Video - #NBArank Hates Big Men 03:35

    #NBArank Hates Big Men

    Sep 15
    Why are so many quality big men at the bottom of ESPN.com's #NBArank list?
  • Video - Team USA Tops Serbia To Claim Gold 01:21

    Team USA Tops Serbia To Claim Gold

    Sep 14
    Kyrie Irving scored 26 points and was named the tournament MVP as Team USA defeated Serbia 129-92 to claim the gold medal in the Basketball World Cup.
  • Video - Team USA Cruises To Final 01:46

    Team USA Cruises To Final

    Sep 11
    USA defeated Lithuania 96-68 to advance to the final of the 2014 FIBA World Cup.
  • Video - U.S. Surges Past Slovenia 00:57

    U.S. Surges Past Slovenia

    Sep 9
    Team USA outscored Slovenia 70-34 in the second half to advance to the semifinals of the FIBA Basketball World Cup with a 119-76 victory.

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