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Jocks and Stiletto Jill:
Here we are again discussing the subject of Houston Rockets rookie Royce White. White appeared on CNN with Don Lemon last week to discuss mental health and the NBA. When asked by Mr. Lemon what he needed to be successful with the Rockets, White’s repeated was response was “respect and recognition.” Pretty vague response for someone who seems to enjoy dialog so much. Saturday night while on Twitter, I assume White was searching his name and happened to come across a Tweet that contained a link to my post about that appearance. That started a “Twitter-view” between White and myself – with added commentary from others – where I attempted to go deeper into the situation to ascertain what it is that White feels is missing in from his current course of treatment.
What I actually got was more double talk and insults about my lack of intelligence and comprehension skills. My quick assessment, White is upset about being sent to the D League. It’s definitly not the NBA. And when faced with a...
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Royce White left the D-League because he didn’t like the travel schedule and hotel he was in. He went on CNN and avoided direct questions about what the Rockets have done wrong. He was on Twitter most of the weekend complaining about the D-League and saying he was preparing for next season.
This report is from The Monitor who has been covering Royce White in the D-League, says...
Just days after announcing he would be leaving the Rockets’ D-League affiliate, Yahoo! Sports reports Royce White, who had not been granted permission to leave, will return to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers Tuesday.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports:
White, who lives with an anxiety disorder, stated a team doctor told him that it would be healthier for him to leave the...
I want you to look at that photo above and tell me if this is a guy with a serious mental disorder , that should in theory, have him shying away from attention?
Jocks and Stiletto Jill provides us with the video of White on CNN speaking to Don Lemon about his alleged social anxiety disorder.
Jill makes the point and I agree with this, that when Lemon asks White several times what...
HOUSTON Houston Rockets assistant coach Kelvin Sampson likes to say Greg Smith is "ox strong."
And now we know what it would look like if oxen could dunk. Smith brought disgrace upon the Splitter family by dunking on favorite son Tiago with such disrespect, such obscenity, such brazen force that, had this been a playground game, Splitter would have had to go home, drink...
Tweet In his second-year out of Fresno State, Greg Smith is still not a household name by any means, averaging just 14.1 minutes and 5.4 points per game this season for the Houston Rockets. That still didn’t stop him from trying to get his own poster on Sunday night against the Spurs: Is that probably [...]
It must be the month of posterizations in the NBA.
Not only did we have the DeAndre Jordan dunk on Brandon Knight and the LeBron James facial on Jason Terry now we can add Rockets' Greg Smith to the list of dunkers who decimated players in the paint.
During last night's Spurs-Rockets matchup, the game was still hotly contested when the Rockets were heading back on...
The Rockets now hold a three game lead over the Lakers for the seventh spot in the Western Conference thanks to their All-Star, James Harden. Along with 29 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks, Harden knocked down a game-winning jumper with just under five seconds remaining to give the Rockets a 96-95 victory over the best team in the Western Conference Sunday.
Heading into the contest versus the Spurs, the Rockets probably were not given much of a chance considering the Spurs have won the first three meetings this season.
However, the game turned into an exciting one with both teams going toe-to-toe for four quarters and just when it seemed San Antonio was on the verge of sweeping Houston, James Harden came through in the clutch.
The Houston Rockets got contributions from several players Sunday night against the Spurs.
In closing time, they turned to James Harden again.
Harden sank an off-balance jumper with 4.5 seconds left to lift the Rockets to a 96-95 victory over San Antonio. Harden scored 18 of his 29 points in the second half as the Rockets rallied from three down in the final minute to snap a four...
HOUSTON (AP) -- James Harden sank an off-balance jumper with 4.5 seconds left to lift the Houston Rockets to a 96-95 win over the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday night.
Harden scored 18 of his 29 points in the second half as the Rockets rallied from three down in the final minute to snap a four-game losing streak to their state rivals.
Tony Parker scored 23 points, including 10 in...
Royce White posted on his Twitter account that he will rejoin the Houston Rockets next season.
I usually don’t comment on matters outside of baseball. However, seeing the latest in the Royce White saga just begged for me to comment in some fashion. For those that don’t want to read the article or just want a simple breakdown of the situation, Royce White left the Rio Grande Valley Vipors because he was forced to live out of a hotel. Apparently, this contributes to his...
With 1:23 remaining in the midst of a Tony Parker 10-0 run, Patrick Beverly of the Houston Rockets blocked a Danny Green layup where Green had a 3-on-2 advantage with Parker and Kawhi Leonard by his side (93-89). When the Rockets took the ball back to their side, the end result was a Chandler Parsons 3-pointer that cut the Spurs’ lead to one (93-92).
Parker would make two more...
I absolutely admire these type of plays. James Harden was clearly trying to draw some contact to get to the charity stripe to tie or take the lead, instead the official doesn't call the foul. This would have been a foul if it had not been the last 10 seconds of the game. Anyway, Harden makes the bucket to the give the Rockets the lead and ultimately the victory.
Game. Set. Beard.
The matchup for tonight when the San Antonio Spurs visit the Houston Rockets will be between Kawhi Leonard and Chandler Parsons.
In three games against the San Antonio Spurs, Parsons has averaged 17ppg this season. He's shooting 35% from the 3-point line and 48% overall from the field. Parsons is a 6'9" sharpshooting small forward who can easily get clean shots over...