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James Harden has been more than just one of the best players in the NBA since he was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets before season. Harden scored more than 36 points in his first two games with the Rockets and is averaging a whopping 25.9 points per game through the early part of the year, but he’s apparently also an entertainer.
As you can see from the video above that The Big Lead shared with us, Harden high-fived his imaginary teammates on Monday night after sinking a technical free throw in the second quarter of a loss to the Miami Heat. Either he’s superstitious and has to stick to the same routine after shooting free throws, or Harden was making a pretty funny mid-game joke.
In only seven games with Houston, we now know more than ever why people sculpt fruit arrangements and delicious cakes in honor of the man with the beard.
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The Houston Rockets and their 2012 first-round pick Royce White are having a bumpy start to a very new beginning. Houston drafted White out of Iowa State with the 16th pick in the draft knowing the versatile swingman had severe anxiety issues that included a fear of flying in an airplane. The Rockets wanted to stay true to their commitment to the young star and the two sides came...
During last night's Miami Heat/Houston Rockets affair, Rockets guard James Harden was taking some flagrant foul free throws and decided to show some love to his imaginary teammates.Watch as he provides some high air handshakes for two of them:
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Houston Rockets rookie Royce White is upset with the team over what he feels is a lack of support dealing with his anxiety issues.
James Harden scored 30 points, Omer Asik added 15 points and 12 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets held off the New Orleans Hornets 100-96 on Wednesday night.
Harden went 10 for 20 from the field but only 1 of 7 from 3-point range. He reached 30 points for the third time in seven games with the Rockets.
Greivis Vasquez scored a career-high 24 for the Hornets, despite hurting his...
Houston first-round draft pick Royce White is not with the team and says the Rockets have been ''inconsistent'' in their agreement to help him cope with his anxiety disorder.
The 6-foot-8 White, the 16th overall pick in last year's draft, made a deal with the team to travel by bus to some games this season, so he could confront with his fear of flying and obsessive...
Daryl Morey the general manager of the Houston Rockets issued a statement earlier today on Rockets player Royce White.
“Royce is not available right now, Morey said. We are committed to his long term success and we will continue to support him now and going forward.”
White was a no show on Monday night when the Rockets [...]
Tweet When the Houston Rockets signed Jeremy Lin away from the New York Knicks via an inflated three-year, $25 million offer sheet, many thought the signing was a mistake. But once the Rockets managed to trade for James Harden, the Lin signing took an immediate backseat. Lin had an opportunity to thrust himself back into [...]
The timetable for the Rockets is wider than it is for the Knicks, giving Jeremy Lin more room to develop his game.
Houston Rockets rookie Royce White and the team seem to be at odds over the Rockets assigning him to the D League. Royce’s anxiety issues have been well documented and the Rockets came out in support of him but somewhere along the line things have gone awry with the team claiming Royce has gone [...]
Here are the people and organizations that cover the HOUSTON ROCKETS. Newspaper- In Houston the Houston Chronicle is he city’s dominant daily newspaper. The online sports section includes a special blog dedicated to the Texans. Beat writerJonathan Feigen (Twitter) is on the Rockets’ beat. Columnists Jerome Solomon (Twitter) and Randy Harvey (Twitter) will also write on
And by really we mean TheJlin7 hit nothing but floor with :08 seconds left and the Rockets lost to the Heat, 113-110.
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Royce White has not played this season and it was reported that the Rockets were planning on sending him to the D-League.
This past Friday I payed my first visit to the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) here in NYC, where I sat in on a excellent panel featuring Rembert Browne(writer, Grantland), Devin Gordon (Articles Editor, GQ), Hua Hsu (writer, Grantland), Ursula Liang (sports journalist, documentary filmmaker) and Will Leitch(New York Magazine). The topic of the discussion was basketball’s...
The Houston Rockets faced off against the Miami Heat on Monday night. Jeremy Lin has taken a bit of a backseat with the arrival of James Harden in Houston but last night he had a shot at reclaiming his spot by hitting a last second three and sealing the win for the Rockets. It didn’t [...]
HOUSTON -- The newly constructed Houston Rockets showed Wednesday that they could deal with an unexpected reversal of fortunes. Two nights earlier, the Rockets erased a 17-point deficit, blew past the Heat, and then watched as LeBron James led Miami to victory late. On Wednesday night, the Rockets fashioned a seemingly insurmountable lead, only for the New Orleans Hornets to methodically...