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The Houston Rockets are looking to make a splash in the NBA this summer.
A BIG splash.
The Houston Chronicle reports on Monday that the Rockets are ready to move both Dwight Howard and Chris Paul this summer when free agency opens on July 1st.
The Rockets have been connected for some time now to Howard, but this is the first mention of Houston also targeting Paul to come in and run point.
Houston would still need to clear some cap space to be able to even offer one of the two a max contract.
According to the report, and insider with knowledge of the Rockets plans called the pursuit of Howard and Paul their "targets No. 1 and 1A."
The report also indicates that Howard has an interest in playing for Rockets head coach Kevin McHale and assistant coach J.B. Bickerstaff.
It's still early in the free agency game, and tons of rumors will be floated over the next twenty days ...
But the thought of Howard and Paul teaming up with James Harden in Houston is enough to ma...
BEST OF MAXIM
Much was made of Dwight Howard including the Golden State Warriors on his list of five teams that are on his wishlist to sign with in free agency.
It’s a major step forward for the Warriors just to be considered by Howard, one of the league’s best centers. A surprisingly successful season and a trip to the second-round of the NBA Playoffs has changed the landscape a bit and turned...
The Houston Rockets plan on pursuing Dwight Howard, but they will simultaneously go after Chris Paul as well.
"They are targets No. 1 and 1A," said a source.
Both Howard and Paul are free agents, but the former has expressed more interest in signing with the Rockets.
The Rockets need to complete a few moves to offer a max contract, something they feel is likely. Houston...
According to a report from Brian Kotloff of Sports Illustrated via Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicles, the Rockets are going all in when the free agent period gets underway, as they have targeted not only Dwight Howard as a possible acquisition, but also Chris Paul.
“They are targets No. 1 and 1A,” a source told Feigen.
While Howard has expressed interest in playing...
Just using common sense, it is highly unlikely that Howard will get another max deal after this one, let alone two. Doesn’t matter if he takes a four or five-year deal, this will be his last monster contract.
He has already peaked as a player, so the percentages say that he is only going to get worse as the years go on. For a long time he never got hurt, but lately his body has...
Shaquille O'Neal has criticized Dwight Howard in the past and did so again on Tuesday when he said the Los Angeles Lakers' big man has been too nice in his career and must stiffen up.
"He's too nice," O'Neal said. "I'm a connoisseur of giggling and playing and all that and making you laugh and playing with the fans, but when I cross that line,...
IN A TWITTER
The newest installment of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets” segment featured NBA players and broadcasters who receive Twitter hate. The Twitter vitriol included two accusations of bestiality, a valid question of Shaq’s Buick commercial and a link between Chris Paul and Michael Jackson. Some of the NBA personalities vehemently disagreed with the Tweets, while other begrudgingly...
The NBA has fined three teams for tampering, according to an internal memo.
The Atlanta Hawks are one of the three teams, as the marketing department sent out a letter to season ticket holders mentioning Chris Paul and Dwight Howard by name.
The identity of the other two teams and the amount of the fine has not been disclosed.
Kobe Bryant and the company that was to auction off his memorabilia have reached an agreement and his parents have apologized for their role in the dispute.
The Atlanta Hawks and two other teams have been fined an undisclosed amount by the NBA for tampering.
A league spokesman says a memo was sent to teams informing them of the penalties, but didn't say which clubs were punished or provide the amount of the fines.
However, the Hawks say Monday they were one of them, saying that they ''fully understand and respect the NBA...
Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul hit the links with one of the country's most esteemed political figures on Thursday.Seen here is the perennial All-Star standing beside the 42nd president of the United States: Bill Clinton. The two were flanked on the sides by former pros Amy Alcott and Jon Davidson.Perhaps the most notable observation about this picture is the fact that...
Why yes. Yes he did.
Kobe Bryant, DeAndre Jordan, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Rajon Rondo, Andre Iguodala, Matt Barnes, Metta World Peace and Shaq take part in the hilarious Jimmy Kimmel segment ‘Mean Tweets’ which consists of celebrities reading mean tweets written about them on the popular social media site.
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