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James Harden has had one heck of a year. Since being traded from Oklahoma City to Houston, Harden has signed a huge contract worth $80 million with the Rockets, while becoming an NBA elite player. Harden led Houston to the playoffs this year while becoming a scoring machine. Couple all of this with the recent Dwight Howard signing and Harden must feel like he hit the jackpot. So what does Harden do with the rest of the NBA offseason? Well he throws down monster dunks at The Drew League, that’s what Harden does!
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Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik may not be leaving Houston, after all, and they have the man who poised the biggest threat to their job security to thank.
Once the Rockets signed Dwight Howard it was assumed that Lin and Asik would be on their way out, but Howard is pushing for them to stay put. He and James Harden feel so strongly, in fact, about the guard and the center staying with the...
Even though Dwight Howard has only been a member of the Houston Rockets for a short time, GM Daryl Morey says the newest face of the franchise, along with James Harden, will be calling the shots from now on.
Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik's names were tossed around in trade rumors amid the speculation that Howard would sign with the Rockets, however Houston's new center and Harden...
MAN OF STEEL
As you might figure, the Houston Rockets are doing their best to market new star center Dwight Howard and it appears that one of the routes they are using is the billboard one. Check out the below image courtesy of Reddit user EchoesOfADistantDay which shows a billboard depicting Howard opening a suit jacket similar to Superman: Clearly, the Rockets think they have found their Clark Kent by day.
Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey told ESPN that he’ll be keeping his core group of players, including embattled point guard Jeremy Lin, and frustrated big man Omer Asik. Morey hinted that the main reason for keeping everyone together was that Dwight Howard and James Harden asked him to.
“The reality is James and Dwight want to play with Jeremy and Omer,” Morey said Saturday...
The Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76′ers have completed a trade to send Royce White to the Sixers. The self-proclaimed “anxiety trooper” announced on his Instagram account that he’s shooting a documentary. White spent his rookie season on the sidelines for the most part. He played a bit with the Rockets D League affiliate, the “Rio Grande Vipers” but didn’t even...
Dwight Howard has left the city of angels, and with it, he’s dropping the nickname that has followed him since his days in Orlando.
According to USA Today, Howard now will be referred to as Rocket Man.
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The Big Aristotle dissed on H-Town after the Dwight Howard signing, and then this little Rockets fan had some extremely choice words for Sir Shaq.
For most of his NBA career, Metta World Peace has been a brick wall on defense. If he ever finds himself without an NBA team in needs of his services, he might take his skills to a place they know a thing or two about walls — or one Great Wall, anyway.
World Peace, who is rumored to be in discussions to join the Knicks after the Lakers amnestied him last week, has spoken with Yao...
Daryl Morey said Saturday that he does not intend to trade Jeremy Lin or Omer Asik.
“The reality is James (Harden) and Dwight (Howard) want to play with Jeremy and Omer,” Morey said. “I’ve been kicked down to assistant GM. They’re going to be here.”
Morey sees Asik as a luxury worth paying for.
“When we didn’t have Omer out there last year, we sucked,” Morey said...
The Rockets presented this clip of past Houston big men during Dwight Howard’s introductory press conference. Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Elvin Hayes, Hakeem Olajuwon and Yao Ming. You’ve got some big shoes to fill, Dwight.
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My focus can not be on Kobe...
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