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HOUSTON -- The Denver Nuggets opened the season with great expectations derived from a returning roster replete with talent and reinforced by the addition of Olympian and All-Star swingman Andre Iguodala. That it took the Nuggets four games to record their first victory inspired minor concern. But following their triumph over the Pistons on Tuesday night, the Nuggets won again Wednesday night at Toyota Center, with their 93-87 victory over the Houston Rockets inching them closer to .500. While their shooting wasn't exceptional, the Nuggets (2-3) showed flashes of what made them so efficient offensively a year ago. Their offensive rebounding, interior scoring and depth, hallmarks last season, were critical factors in establishing the 15-point lead that provided enough of a cushion to keep the Rockets (2-2) at bay in the second half. Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson (21 points, eight assists, three steals) was sensational in a runaway second quarter, while reserves Corey Brewer...
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Late in the fourth quarter of the Rockets and Nuggets game on Wednesday night Andre Miller took alley-oops to a new level. With Denver leading by a score of 87-80, Andre Miller got a defensive rebound and started a break, but noticed teammate Kenneth Faried already sprinting and near the rim. Miller heaved up a 60-foot pass and Faried finished the alley-oop with two hands and a...
HOUSTON So there is this guy, James Harden, and he has a long beard and a well-constructed Mohawk, but he does not speak like a guy with a long beard and a Mohawk, which is to say he is not trying to play some kind of character.
He doesn't speak much, really. Well, not much more than he has to, although now that he's the star of the Houston Rockets, he has to speak a lot...
After putting together an impressive start to his career in Texas, Houston Rockets fans probably have a man crush on James Harden right now.Check out this fan who decided to pay tribute to Harden with this unique hair cut:(Courtesy of Black Sports Online)
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The Denver Nuggets finally have that monkey off of their back with their first win of the season against the winless Detroit Pistons, but a win is a win. During the Tuesday night Nuggets-Pistons game, JaVale McGee was throwing down slams left and right, watch the following compilation. Looked like the Detroit Pistons feet were [...]The post JaVale McGee’s Slams Vs. Detroit Pistons...
DENVER -- Andre Iguodala had a double-double in his first home game in a Denver uniform and the Nuggets pulled away late to beat the Detroit Pistons 109-97 on Tuesday night at Pepsi Center. Iguodala got hot in the fourth quarter to finish with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Ty Lawson had 15 points and nine assists and JaVale McGee scored 16 points off the bench for the Nuggets, who...
Jacob Eisenberg explains why James Harden’s early dominance in his new role as the star of the Houston Rockets is anything but beginner’s luck. James Harden’s dominant arrival in Houston should not come as a surprise to anyone. Dispel all … Continue reading »
Denver Nuggets seem to never — or hardly ever — do well during the second leg of their back-to-back. Also, their opponent happens to star James Harden who has pretty amazing in his first few games as a Houston Rocket, so predictions were a mixed bag. However, huge games from Kenneth Faried and the tenacious [...]The post Kenneth Faried is Unleashed; Denver Nuggets Defeat Houston...
Following the Dwight Howard trade, the Denver Nuggets were able to snag Andre Iguodala and brought him to the Mile High City, but how will the addition affect the Nuggets when they face off against the Utah Jazz? Series Matchup 2012-2013: November 9th, November 26th, January 5th, April 3rd Ty Lawson has shown improvement every [...]The post Denver Nuggets Season Preview: Utah Jazz...
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The Rockets had been pushing to complete the trade for James Harden by Friday, but the Thunder wanted to present a final offer to Harden with a 60-minute window.
After winning the sixth man of the year award with Oklahoma City, helping lead the Thunder to the Finals and cementing himself as one of the biggest fan favorites in the NBA, it’s a little shocking that James Harden wasn’t given longer to consider his contract offer with the Thunder.
Harden only had an hour to decide, turning one of the biggest decisions of his life into a...
It was a surprising move when the Oklahoma City Thunder decided to ship off James Harden to the Houston Rockets, days before the NBA season even started.
Harden was able to ink a five-year, $80 million deal once he made it to Houston, turning down a deal from the Thunder earlier that went for $54 million over four years.
Harden says he wanted to stay with OKC, but they didn’t...
Remembering the 1984 Houston Rockets. Yes we are.
They had a song better than the super bowl shuffle…
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Coached by the legendary Bill Fitch and were 48-34 and lost in the first round that year to the Utah Jazz.
They of course had the infamous twin towers that were not blown up by the taliban.
Lastly as you see their roster, you will realize...