Are you pumped for the NBA Slam Dunk Contest this weekend? I’m not either. And with a field of Derrick Williams, Paul George, Jeremy Williams and Chase Budinger, how could you be?
But here was Budinger earlier this week practicing for the contest by jumping over a life-size cardboard cutout of 7-foot-6 former Rockets center Yao Ming. He did it discreetly while reporters were talking...
HOUSTON Rockets coach Kevin McHale sat at the dais and shared details on how much last Friday's loss to the Timberwolves gnawed at him, how it burrowed under his skin like a parasite and festered there all through the night and into the early stages of the following morning.
He recounted this experience with a broad, almost boastful smile on his face late Wednesday night. His...
HOUSTON (AP) Luis Scola had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Kyle Lowry added 13 points and two crucial three-point plays down the
stretch, and the Houston Rockets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 93-87 on Wednesday night.
Michael Jordan filed a lawsuit against the Chinese sports company, Qiaodan Sports Company Ltd, for copyright infringement.
Qiaodan, Jordan’s Chinese name, brings in billions of Yuans in revenue each year selling sporting goods. Although the Chinese government is often accused of ignoring foreign intellectual property, there are laws protecting individual’s names and recent legal...
By way of nearly everyone with a working index finger and a knowledge of our tipline this morning comes Jeremy Lin The Musical, wherein a guy whom I’m just gonna assume is Bobby Lee from MadTV plays “Jeremy”, a down on his luck Asian gent who tries to join the local basketball club, only to be taunted and rejected by the its multi-cultural members.
From the YouTube description...
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