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Did Chandler Parsons and Dwight Howard’s agent conspire for quicker payday?

Jason Whitney The Houston Rockets and general manager Daryl Morey finally struck out after having back-to-back years of landing stars James Harden and Dwight Howard. After losing out on the Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and LeBron James sweepstakes, the Rockets compounded this by losing promising forward Chandler Parsons. However, there appears to be much more to this […] Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
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Houston Rockets top ten best plays from 2013-14 season

Though it ended in disappointing fashion, the Houston Rockets still had a pretty good year as they finished fourth in the ever-so-tough Western Conference. The NBA just dropped a video of the Rockets’ Top 10 best plays from last season. Sit back and watch them highlights here: We should see more of the same next season even if they had a rough offseason. *** Howard/Parsons image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Officially Acquire Terry For Gee, Hopson

The Houston Rockets have acquired Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings. The Rockets will also acquire Sacramento’s 2015 2nd round pick if it falls between 31 and 49, and New York’s 2016 unprotected 2nd round pick. In exchange, the Rockets will send forward Alonzo Gee and guard Scotty Hopson to the Kings. Terry spent the beginning of last season with the Brooklyn Nets before...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockets acquire Jason Terry, picks from Kings

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets have acquired Jason Terry and draft picks from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Alonzo Gee and Scotty Hopson. Along with Terry, the Rockets will get Sacramento's second-round pick in 2015 if they select between 31 and 49, and they'll also receive New York's unprotected second-round pick in the 2016 draft. Terry is second among active...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Acquire Jason Terry and 2nd Round Picks

Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has acquired Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings. In addition to the veteran guard, the Rockets will acquire Sacramento’s 2015 2nd round pick if it falls between 31 and 49, and New York’s 2016 unprotected 2nd round pick. In exchange, the Rockets will send forward Alonzo Gee and guard Scotty Hopson to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Harden NBA 2K15 commercial called The Beard Guru is great

There are few players in today’s NBA like Houston Rockets guard James Harden and his trademark beard is part of his persona on and off the court. Earlier today, 2K Sports released a new commercial for NBA 2K15 called “The Beard Guru” which stars Harden getting his beard worked on for the latest face-scanning feature for next-fen consoles. Check out the full spot below and well...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard’s Florida license is suspended after he ran 10 red lights

If I told you a NBA player recently had his license suspended for running 10 red lights over a 2 ½ year span, who would you think it was? Oh, Dwight Howard? Why yes, it is Dwight Howard. According to TMZ, Howard was ticketed 9 times for running red lights in Orlando back in 2012. Howard then left Orlando for stops in Los Angeles and Houston. Howard was back in Orlando on July 1st...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard has license suspended, ran 10 red lights

It’s pretty safe to say that Dwight Howard does not feel the rules apply to him … or at least the rules of the road. The Houston Rockets center has had his driver’s license suspended in the state of Florida since Aug. 15 for a number of infractions. According to court records, Howard was ticketed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard has license suspended, ran 10 red lights

Dwight Howard’s wallet got a little bit lighter this week after his license was revoked in Orange County (Fla.) for running ten red lights during a two-and-a-half-year period starting in 2012. TMZ reports that Howard only has to pay $285 to get it reinstated, which, along with being a screaming deal, is basically “couch money” for a guy who’s starting Year 2 of a 4-year,...
Via Next Impulse Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Redhot Irving, Harden Lead Team USA in Rout of Serbia to Win Gold at FIBA World Cup

Team USA captured the gold medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, making quick work of Serbia, 129-92. Serbia led the game by eight points midway through the first quarter. Then Kyrie Irving and James Harden took over. The pair lit up the Serbs for 26 and 23 points, respectively. They also combined for just two turnovers. USA Basketball dominated the entire tournament, winning all...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden gets lost on defense against Serbia at 2014 FIBA World Cup

Team USA handled Serbia rather handily in the Finals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, 129-92. But there were still fundamental problems. Here’s another classic moment of James Harden getting lost in defense: It didn’t stop Team USA from winning the gold medal but the Rockets have to be worried about this lapse. You can do better, James. *** Harden image courtesy of Getty Images....
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Finding Their 3rd All Star

Houston Rockets: Finding Their 3rd All Star By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… It isn’t a secret that Houston had just about as poor of an offseason as any NBA team. They couldn’t sign a 3rd All Star to make a Big 3 with Dwight Howard and James Harden and the only big move they made was signing Trevor Ariza, who is a 4th option on a contender, but cannot be a 3rd...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Between a Rock and a HARDEN place…

Maybe it’s the beard. Maybe somehow those wily, long, facial follicles somehow became infected by the hot dog particles left there by a meal days gone by. Then maybe that infection had travelled up the follicle canal to the epidermis where it migrated through the cranial cavity and finally settled in the frontal lobe of the brain of one Mr. James Harden. The “HEbola” virus...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Rockets will not miss Chandler Parsons

Dwight Howard will look to lead a more defensive minded Rockets deep into the playoffs, without Chandler Parsons Besides the inability of the Rockets to sign a big name free agent this off-season, the next biggest story was the rival Dallas Mavericks snagging small forward Chandler Parsons. Parsons signed for 3 years at $46 million, much larger than his previous contract which only...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Trevor Ariza’s Best 3 Games From Last Season

The Houston Rockets have essentially swapped their promising young forward, Chandler Parsons, for a prime 3-and-D player in Trevor Ariza this offseason, in what many believe is an upgrade at the small forward slot. Ariza shot a career high 40.7 percent from beyond the arc last season, which easily trumps Chandler Parsons’ 37 percent from deep. Moreover, Ariza’s defensive...
Via NBA Draft Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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