Found April 28, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
Midway through the second quarter of last night’s Blazers-Rockets game, Jeremy Lin caught a pass from James Harden and proceeded to take approximately 867 steps towards the basket, and with nary a dribble in sight. At least, that’s what it looked like. In real time, it appears the referees completely whiffed on what would most assuredly be the worst traveling violation outside of an 8-year-old boy’s rec league game. However, Lin’s “trickeration” was actually the result of some inadvertent camera trickeration, as he did, in fact, take one dribble. Of course, critics will say that Lin still can’t cover that much ground, or take that many steps, with only one dribble, but when you slow things down, it’s obvious that, by the NBA’s definition of traveling, he committed no violation. Remember, these guys are world class athletes, whether it be LeBron James or Lin. Also, the NBA allows one extra step to “gather” the ball, an act that often creates the illusion of three (or even four) total...

WATCH: Jeremy Lin somehow not called for travelling here

Jeremy Lin’s moment has definitely passed. The Rockets point guard has been mostly unspectacular since moving from the Knicks, where he became famous for a ridiculous stretch of games, to Houston, but he’s blowing up Twitter once again tonight… for the wrong reasons. Midway through the second quarter of tonight’s playoff game against Portland, Lin received a pass outside...

Jeremy Lin Shoots First adidas Campaign For Crazyquick 2 Low

Rockets guard Jeremy Lin recently shot a series of print ads and promotional videos for the adidas Crazyquick 2 Low. Which marked his first appearance as a pitch man for the three stripes since adidas announced signing him to an endorsement deal. Lin will be wearing the adidas Crazyquick 2 Low throughout the playoffs and the shoe will hit store shelves May 3 in Taiwan. The post...

PHOTO: Trolling the Houston Rockets, Portland-style

The NBA Playoffs are here, and the Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets are in the middle of a great first round series. The games have been extremely entertaining, and NBA fans everywhere have witnessed some fun basketball. With the playoffs, of course, comes trash talking. This isn’t limited to the players; the fans often have the most fun with it. A Portland fan is the...

Rockets' Patrick Beverley misses practice today

The Houston Rockets enter Game 5 on Wednesday against the Portland Trail Blazers in a must-win situation following a 123-120 loss in overtime on Sunday. The Rockets need a healthy team playing at their best to have any chance of coming back in this series, but point guard Patrick Beverley missed practice today, causing concern about his status for Game 5.Artem Korzhimanov ...

Trail Blazers’ Mo Williams Tried To Fight The Rockets’ Troy Daniels After Game 4 Of The Playoffs

Immediately after beating the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in overtime, 123-120, the Portland Trail Blazers’ Mo Williams wanted a piece of undrafted VCU rookie Troy Daniels, only having to be restrained by his teammates before anything else escalated. It’s unclear why Williams, who had a crucial three pointer in regulation and two free-throws at […] The post Trail Blazers’...

Dwight Howard Decided Rockets Would Wear Black Socks After Blazers Decision

Doesn’t matter where they are getting the ideas from, as long as they are doing something to show the world they will not accept Donald Sterling’s racist rants lying down. They are symbolic, but they have meaning, they are letting the NBA know if they don’t do something drastic they will get bigger and bolder. Once Dwight Howard heard about the Blazers' black-sock movement...

Rockets, Dwight Howard tired of waiting

“Obviously, we all want to win now. Our owner only cares about two things: his granddaughter and winning a title. Dwight is at that stage where there’s nothing to accomplish but winning a title. I’m hungry; I’m in my eighth year and we’ve only advanced once. So while, logically, you know that younger teams that come together — and we’re the youngest team in the playoffs...

Another OT loss puts Rockets on the brink

The Rockets led the entire game until the Blazers made that last run. Beautiful passing and surprising hustle caught the Rockets off guard and allowed Mo Williams to drain a 3-pointer giving the Blazers the lead seemingly for good. James Harden found Dwight Howard for the game-tying dunk and this series was headed to its third overtime in four games. Portland had the formula there...

Houston Rockets vs. Portland Trail Blazers: Game 4 Recap, Highlights

NBA enthusiasts were treated to another overtime thriller in the Houston Rockets-Portland Trail Blazers series in Game 4 on Sunday. Portland took the 3-1 series lead, winning the game 123-120, behind LaMarcus Aldridge’s 29-point, 10-rebound, four-block effort. Dwight Howard finished with 25 points and 14 rebounds for Houston. Check out the game’s highlights:

Portland’s Voodoo Doughnuts Places Hex On Rockets, James Harden

Portland's famed Voodoo Doughnuts has placed a hex on the Houston Rockets and James Harden.

Rockets owner Leslie Alexander wants to make Clippers players free agents

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander is disgusted by Donald Sterling’s racist remarks and wants to force him out of the NBA. Because the league’s bylaws do not allow the owners to get rid of Sterling, Alexander wants to take a drastic measure that he believes would drive the Clippers owner out. “I thought that there’s […]

Rockets Owner Speaks Out Against Donald Sterling

The Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander is the latest to denounce Donald Sterling’s presence in the NBA. Rockets owner Leslie Alexander on Donald Sterling: This kind of behavior can’t be allowed in the NBA by owners, players or anybody,” — Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) April 28, 2014 It’s clear that the sentiments of the masses is that swift and immediate measures...

Rockets Owner Says Let Clippers Players Become Free Agents

Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander is the latest to denounce Donald Sterling’s presence in the NBA and even came up with a creative way to get Sterling to sell his team.  Allow players on the Clippers to become free agents. “I thought that there’s got to be a way to disrupt him from owning the team,” said Alexander, via the Houston Chronicle. “I gave him the sword...

Rockets' Owner Suggests All Clippers' Players Can Become Free Agents

Leslie Alexander, owner of the Houston Rockets, suggested to Adam Silver that he let all of the players on the Los Angeles Clippers become free agents as a punishment against Donald Sterling. “I thought that there’s got to be a way to disrupt him from owning the team,” said Alexander, who after 20 years owning the Rockets is one of the longest tenured owners in the NBA. ...

Rockets Owner Les Alexander Says Clippers Players Should Be Allowed To Become Free Agents

We’ve been waiting for the owners to speak out regarding the Donald Sterling situation. Houston Rockets owner Les Alexander has a radical suggestion. Make all the Clippers players free agents. “I thought that there’s got to be a way to disrupt him from owning the team,” said Alexander, who after 20 years owning the Rockets is one of the longest tenured owners in the NBA...
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