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Omer Asik did not comment about his reported trade request this offseason, after the Houston Rockets acquired Dwight Howard in free agency.
"I'm a basketball player," Asik said on Friday. "I'll do what the coaches ask me."
Asik had a career season with the Rockets last season, averaging 10.1 points and 11.7 rebounds per game.
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Omer Asik quickly declared that the Rockets have “the best center in the league.” He was not talking about Omer Asik.
The addition of Dwight Howard could most immediately impact Asik the Rockets’ incumbent at the position. But Asik said he would be ready for whatever should come when the Rockets begin practices today. The famously reticent fourth-year center said he is prepared...
Dwight Howard has yet to play a game for the Rockets, but the new Houston center is fitting right in to his new Texas lifestyle after attending a high school football game on Thursday night.
In a Houston-area high school student's Hail Mary attempt of a tweet, he invited Howard to attend George Ranch High School's white out game against Foster High School in the Houston...
Omer Asik signed a three year $25 million deal with the Houston Rockets last summer on the premise that he would get the chance to display his skills as the teams starting center.
So you’ll have to excuse the change in Asik’s disposition when talk of him and Dwight Howard playing together come up. Asik has reportedly asked for a trade only to have the Rockets assure him that...
Houston Rockets teammates Dwight Howard and Chandler Parsons attended a local Richmond, Texas high school football game after being invited on Twitter by students. The two were spotted sitting with students and even wore the school’s “white out” theme t-shirts from George Ranch High School at Traylor stadium. George Ranch got the 45-21 win over the visiting Foster High School...
The fine folks over at Reddit NBA find some pretty cool NBA-related stuff on a daily basis and earlier today, a Redditor by the name of Redskyy03 posted an image of the Houston Rockets opening game tickets.
Check out Dwight Howard and James Harden screaming tickets for their season opener against the Charlotte Bobcats:
Dwight Howard image courtesy of Getty Images
New Rocket Dwight Howard is healthy and talking about bringing a championship to Houston.
Howard says: ''We have an opportunity to do something special if we stay together and stay focused.''
He was slowed last year after offseason back surgery, which played a part in a disappointing and difficult season with the Lakers. The center's signing propelled the James...
Thanks to the realm of Twitter, people can request things from their favorite actors and athletes and sometimes those dreams can come true.
Recently, a George Ranch high school football player from Richmond, Texas requested that Dwight Howard and Chandler Parsons attend his game against Foster High School in person over the Twitterverse:
@21bcross where’s that at. I might show...
Dwight Howard has steadily worsened as a free throw shooter in his NBA career, shooting just 49 percent last season.
Now with the Houston Rockets, Howard is aiming to have a career season at the foul line. His career high at the free throw line came as a rookie, when he shot 67 percent.
"This season, I want to win a championship," Howard said. "I want to shoot 75...
If James Harden had said this prior to last season, I would have laughed and then laugh some more, but he showed last season that his name deserves to be mentioned with the other elite players of the NBA.
According to a story vis CSN Houston, the Houston Rockets All-Star was asked about his former teammate Kevin Durant’s assertion that he belonged in the Top 10 player list at...
A 22-year old, 6′ 8” power forward that was drafted in the first round of last year’s draft, Royce White has a lot of talent and potential. He also has a lot of issues. After a complicated year with the Houston Rockets after being the 16th overall pick in the 2012 draft, Houston dealt White to the Sixers for virtually nothing. White’s time with the Rockets was spent dealing...
All of these lists are opinion based so ultimately it’s all in the eyes of the beholder. Houston Rockets guard James Harden flourished last season as the primary option for a team and left many people wondering just were Harden fits in the upper echelon of NBA players. Harden was asked about his place among […]
Dwight Howard decided to add his two cent to the Twitter/Instagram spat between Kevin Durant and Dwyane Wade. Wade for his part says it isn’t a gimmick, he was really irked that KD thinks James Harden is better than him.
Harden of course doesn’t care, but Dwight gave him some advice anyway.
Harden told Comcast SportsNet in Houston today that he believes the Wade/Durant exchange...
The NBA free agency period is dying down, so it time to look back at each team who they signed. Also many trades went down, which I will also recap below.
Free Agent Signings
- The Rockets made the biggest splash of the offseason signing Dwight HOward to a four year deal worth 88 Million.
-Agreed to a two year deal with Francisco Garic worth 2.6 Million.
-Signed Omri Casspi to a...
Dwight Howard left guaranteed money on the table when he left the Los Angeles Lakers earlier this off-season, but he also left a winning franchise; a franchise that has won sixteen NBA championships with five of those rings coming in the 2000s.
Yet Dwight says that he left the purple and gold in order “to win”, to which I have the following reaction:
Here’s the video of Dwight...