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James Harden has made himself a new and comfortable home on the roster of the Houston Rockets after being traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder in late October. The Rockets signed the versatile and highly skilled Harden to a contract extension. The dynamic player has rewarded the Rockets, averaging 26.2 points/game while leading the team to a 35-30 record heading into Friday’s game against the Timberwolves, good enough to be sitting as the current 7th seed in the Western Conference playoff race. And while Harden hasn’t quite been greeted with the hysteria or food-based frenzy that occurred in Oklahoma City as he and the Thunder marched to the NBA Finals last season, Harden is a Rockets fan favorite. And if he does manage to lead the Rockets to the playoffs, the fervor surrounding him likely will be matched in Houston. To help kick off Houston’s hopeful march toward the playoffs with Harden leading the way, when the Rockets host the Phoenix Suns at the Toyota Center on Tuesday, April 9...
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The Houston Rockets will be giving out James Harden bobbleheads to fans attending their game at the Toyota Center on April 9th, when they host the Phoenix Suns. A must-have collectible for Rockets fans.
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For Rockets fans lucky enough to attend Houston's April 9 game against the Phoenix Suns, you are in for a treat.
The new star of the franchise, James Harden, will be commemorated with his very own bobblehead.
And it is the greatest bobblehead of all-time.
Darren Rovell tweeted a picture of the bobblehead on Thursday, which features Harden in the Rocket's road red uniforms...
Over the past few years we’ve seen Rockets guard James Harden in every form imaginable, from diabetes-inducing cake to frightening, Edvard Munch inspired haircut, but they pale in comparison to the bobblehead being given out to fans attending Houston’s April 9 game against the Phoenix Suns. The detail the makers of this fine promotional item gave to the beard, Harden’s strongest...
Rockets' James Harden has been tearing it up since being traded from the Thunder and currently averaging 26 points, 5.9 assists, and 4.7 rebounds in 38.4 minutes of play.
So it comes to no surprise that Rockets fans will be treated to a bobblehead of Harden in April and in true fashion, the bobblehead will be sporting an epic beard.
Check out the bobblehead James Harden...
Jeremy Lin and his Linsanity phenomenon came and went with a fever pitch in 2012.
There is a story behind it all that warranted the Linsanity documentary that is making the rounds on the film festival circuit.
Jeremy himself recently caught a showing at the musically inclined SXSW festival.
Please click here to read this story.
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Another day, another Jock being put on blast for his alleged failure to use condoms and accept responsibility for those actions. Houston Rockets rookie and current D League player Royce White is up next. Now we haven’t seen too much of Royce on the court this season because of issues between he and the Rockets brass related to his anxiety disorder. That however didn’t stop him...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Donatas Motiejunas scored a career-high 19 points to lead five Houston starters in double figures and the Rockets routed the Phoenix Suns 111-81 on Wednesday night.
James Harden scored 18 and Omer Asik had 14 for the Rockets, who stayed in the No. 7 spot in the Western Conference standings.
Wesley Johnson scored 10 of his 15 points in the first quarter for the Suns...
By JUSTIN EINHORN
STATS Senior Editor
Recent inconsistency hasn't helped the Houston Rockets' playoff chances. They should be happy that one thing will remain consistent over the next two weeks - the arena they'll play in.
Following a lackluster road trip, the Rockets open a seven-game homestand looking to avenge last weekend's loss to the lowly Phoenix Suns and...
The Houston Rockets didn't have too many problems in the opener to their longest homestand of the season. The injury-plagued and last-place Minnesota Timberwolves are set to visit next, though they've dominated the recent series between the clubs.
The Rockets try to avoid a fifth loss in six matchups and fourth in a row at home to the Timberwolves on Friday night.
Celtics (53-17) vs. Rockets (35-37)
March 12, 1980
Whenever the Celtics were in need of a win, they needed to look no further than the Houston Rockets.
For the sixth consecutive time in the 1979-80 season, the C’s dispatched the Rockets, this time by a final score of 121-105. Larry Bird had a sensational night, finishing two assists short of a triple-double with...