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NBA free agency started on July 1 and we’ve already seen some big names fly the coop for greener pastures. The result? An NBA Futures market that’s moving and shaking faster than ever seen before.
Everything’s bigger in Texas, including Dwight Howard’s ego. Reportedly unhappy with the support he got from Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash in the wake of his back surgery during the summer of 2012, Howard decided to leave Hollywood for Houston. Howard actually making a decision has to be the most shocking event during NBA free agency thus far. Regardless, D12 ended this “Dwightmare” and chose the Rockets over the Lakers and a slew of other suitors. A few days later, the Lakers went from 25-1 to 40-1 and the Rockets moved from 25-1 to 9-1 to win it all.
Oddsmakers clearly believe that the addition of Howard makes the Rockets one of the top three teams in the NBA. However, it’s important to note that he’s starting to show signs of declining performance. In 2013, he scored 5.4 points per game le...
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A lot of civic pride gets wrapped up into these things we call NBA teams. Maybe that is why we get so emotional when players leave because it is like they are betraying the entire city.
That is something Dwight Howard knows having left Orlando after eight years and Los Angeles after one tumultuous year.
Yet, he is Houston's now and the city is embracing him as the conquering...
LAS VEGAS -- Mark Cuban isn't sweating whiffing on Dwight Howard. Not even in the desert.
The NBA's most involved and quoted owner has always been the eternal optimist when it comes to the personnel dealings of the Dallas Mavericks. What else would you expect? So Cuban and his front office went to work when the Mavs finished tied for last in the Howard Sweepstakes.
The struggling Dallas Mavericks are better off after missing out on
Dwight Howard, according to owner Mark Cuban.
The funny part isn’t the kid, it is the white dude in the back screaming….
“WHO GOT DWIGHT HOWARD!!!”
Hakeem Olajuwon at 50-years-old might be too old to lace up and play for the Rockets, but that doesn't mean he isn't willing to do all he can to bring another NBA championship back to Houston.
Olajuwon will rejoin the Rockets in an official capacity for the first time since he last played for Houston in 2001 as a mentor to the team's interior players, or in other words...
The Dallas Mavericks will be better off in the immediate future because they missed out on Dwight Howard, allowing them to sign several other free agents, owner Mark Cuban said.
"I think we've put ourselves in a spot where we're in a better spot than we were at if we got just the one max-out deal," Cuban told ESPNDallas.com during the Mavs' summer league game...
The Houston Rockets announced on Monday that they are planning to bring back Hakeem Olajuwon for the first time since 2001 as a mentor for their interior players. We all know what that means — Olajuwom will be brought on board to work with Dwight Howard. On paper, the move sounds like a no-brainer for the Rockets. [...]
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban sure does flip-flop his stance on certain positions.
Cuban constantly gets in on the sweepstakes for the high-profile free agent of the summer, only to lose out on that player, and then claim he didn’t need him.
Cuban made reference to that point last summer, when he deemed the Mavericks inability to sign Deron Williams as a good thing.
Dwight Howard is all about feeling wanted and loved, and the Houston Rockets are going out of their way to appease Dwight on every level.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting that the Rockets are going to hire former Rockets great Hakeem Olajuwon to work with the centers on the team.
Olajuwon will work with Howard and Omer Asik.
Olajuwon’s duties and title are being discussed, and...
The ESPYs came and went Wednesday night. It is OK if you did not notice as they are pretty meaningless and pointless. However, it is a nice bit of entertainment and occassionally a good joke comes out of it.
Mad Men actor John Hamm was this year's host and he was out throwing haymakers in his opening monologue at the NOKIA Theater in Los Angeles last night. Whether it was...
According to ESPN, after losing the Dwight Howard sweepstakes, the Lakers plan to make a run at NBA All-Star’s, LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony, in 2014 free agency.
The Los Angeles Lakers, whose plan to re-sign center Dwight Howard did not pan out this offseason, are poised to rebuild fast by focusing on the two biggest free agents of 2014 – LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony...
Andrew Wiggins was named the 2013 Gatorade High School Male Athlete of the Year.
Wiggins is the sixth basketball player to win the award in its 11-year history and the first since Brandon Knight.
"It feels pretty good to know I'm the first Canadian to get this, so it's really big for my country," he said. "I really wanted to win it."
Kevin Love, Greg Oden...