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That NBA Lottery Pick:
Since it is Friday here at That NBA Lottery Pick, we would be remiss to not at least post one amazing slam dunk by an NBA player.
Recently, James Harden of the Houston Rockets decided to throw down this epic off-the-wall alley-oop dunk at a basketball camp:
James Harden throws down off-the-wall alley-oop dunk [Complex Magazine]
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Seven-time NBA All-Star Dwight Howard of the Houston Rockets headlines the Dwight Howard Tour where he will make his seventh visit to Asia.
The Dwight Howard Tour is inspired by Dwight's explosive on-court play, larger than life personality and personal connection to fans.
The D Howard Tour in Asia is August 16-26 and includes unique activations in Seoul, South Korea...
Jeremy Lin was supposed to save Houston basketball, instead, he got a big deal and put up smaller numbers.
Lin while speaking to reporters in Taiwan, says that he wants to forget the nightmare that was last season, and that “Rockets coaches lost faith in him.”
“The coaches were losing faith in me; basketball fans were making fun of me. … I was supposed to be joyful and free...
The Dwight Howard Tour continued on in Taiwan as he met and signed autographs for fans at the adidas Store in ZhongXiao, selected ball boys for the upcoming NBA pre-season game in Taipei and opened an all-new adidas basketball court in downtown Taipei.
The tour continues through August 26 with stops in Hong Kong and Hangzhou, Chengdu and Beijing, China.
During the tour Dwight...
There is no question Jeremy Lin struggled at times last season with the Houston Rockets. Lin said he really struggled with the fame from Linsanity.
Lin even said the coaches lost faith in him.
I became so obsessed with becoming a great basketball player … trying to be Linsanity, being this phenomenon that took the NBA by storm,” Lin told a crowd of approximately 20,000 at the...
It's been nearly two months since Dwight Howard spurned the Lakers, so we were about due for some salacious details of the negotiations to surface.
They have, according to a report from CSN Bay Area, which outlines Howard's reported demands of the Lakers during free agency. Per a CSN source, Howard asked that, in order to sign him, the team fire coach Mike D'Antoni and...
Houston Rockets: What Projected Second Stringers MUST Work On
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher
PG: Patrick Beverley- Field Goal Percentage
- Beverley is an excellent defender, a solid rebounder and distributor and a capable scorer, but he needs to improve his field goal percentage. He is set to have a far bigger role next season, as he is a better fit in the backcourt with James...
For a two-week period, Jeremy Lin was the fascination of the whole basketball world. He revitalized the Knicks and was playing at the highest level on the league's biggest stage. It was awe-inspiring and the media latched onto him quicker than his ascendance.
The breakout season put him out of the Knicks' price range ultimately and the he signed a three-year, $25.1 million...
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry is the latest NBA player to hop into the recording booth on Footlocker’s behalf.
Curry takes the Houston Rockets James Harden to task on this remix/spoof of Harden’s original track which was obviously a joke within itself.
The irony of Curry calling Harden’s notes flat as he croons off-key is worth the time spent on this one alone...
USA TODAY Sports states that Dwight Howard would be willing to change positions to benefit the team. This is because Omer Asik has voiced out his displeasure about Howard coming [...]
The Dwight Howard saga as it related to his decision to ultimately choose the Rockets over the Lakers in free agency has been well-chronicled and it feels like we’ve heard just about all of the details surrounding the reasons for his departure.
In short Howard didn’t like the way he was being utilized in Mike D’Antoni’s offense and his personality couldn’t have been more...
Heading into last summer, life was just a bowl of cherries for Free Agent guard Jeremy Lin after signing a three-year deal with the Houston Rockets, however by last December the young man who took the Association by storm the season before, was looking at nothing but pits. Lin became the feel-good story of the 2011-2012 campaign as the 12th man on the New York Knicks roster was...
With the recent news regarding departure of DeJuan Blair and how it will revive the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs rivalry, it seems like folks are looking in the wrong direction. The third component of the vaunted “Texas triangle”, the Houston Rockets, is the real rival the Spurs have to watch out for in the division.
The March 24th matchup last season in Houston...
Dwight Howard was a Los Angeles Laker for one season. The Lakers did what any team would have done in order to entice the young center. According to Ric Bucher, [...]