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Rockets star James Harden was spotted in West Hollywood grabbing a meal at “Toast.” The beard rolled up in his new Rolls Royce, showing that his $$ don’t just go to big booty strippers. Memphis Grizzlies’ Austin Daye was also in the area.
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Reports indicate that Dwight Howard expressed concern about Kobe Bryant's future with the Lakers, apparently even suggesting the team use its amnesty provision.
New city, same old story. Royce White, the first round draft pick of the Houston Rockets in 2012, has been shipped off to Philadelphia (well, not technically, because the trade hasn’t gone through yet), which means the Sixers now shoulder the burden that plagued White’s rookie season: his fear of flying. White has been very outspoken over the past year about his anxiety and fear...
Dwight Howard really didn’t want to play with Kobe Bryant. According to a report, Howard was willing to stay with the Los Angeles Lakers if they were willing to give him a quick timetable on Kobe leaving. Bryant can become a free agent at the end of the 2013-2014 season. From Marc Stein at ESPN: Sources told ESPN.com that Howard and his representatives — in a handful of meetings...
Jeremiah Short, Feature Writer-original linkThe drama that was “Dwightmare” came to a climactic end after Dwight Howard agreed to a four year, $88 million dollar contract with the Houston Rockets. Leaving the 16-time world champion LA Lakers with an uncertain future.The deal puts Howard in a perfect situation. He gets to work with Kevin McHale and Hakeem Olajuwon year round....
The Houston Rockets talked too much, too soon about Dwight Howard.
A league spokesman confirms the team and its personnel were fined $150,000 by the NBA for comments made about the All-Star center during the moratorium period.
Howard committed to leave the Los Angeles Lakers and join the Rockets on Friday, and Rockets general manager Daryl Morey gave an interview later that night...
Thanks to the fine folks over at TMZ, we might have gotten to see the moment that Los Angeles Lakers forward Metta World Peace signed with the Houston Rockets.
Check it out in the below video:
Metta World Peace — Wait, Dwight Howard’s Going to Houston???
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Metta learns of D-12 signing with Rockets [TMZ]
The Houston Rockets defeated the Boston Celtics by a final score of 85-78 in Summer League play on Wednesday.
Terrence Jones had 17 points and six rebounds to lead the Rockets, though he shot just 3-for-12 from the floor. Vander Blue had 16 points.
Kelly Olynyk had 19 points and 10 rebounds.
I am sure they don’t mind the fine.
GM Daryl Morey and coach Kevin McHale both publicly spoke about the signing before they technically could.
at Boston Celtics (2-1) at Houston Rockets (2-0)Wednesday, July 10, 2013NBA-TV3:00 PM ET (Replay: 8:00 PM) The
Celtics enter day 4 of Summer League in 3rd place with 12 points.
Their foe on this day, the Houston Rockets, are just one spot back with
11 points. Players to watch on the Celtics are Kelly Olynyk
(19.7 points, 7.3 rebounds), Tony Mitchell (13.3 points, 4.0 rebounds...