Found February 22, 2012 on
HOUSTON (AP) Luis Scola had 19 points and 10 rebounds, Kyle Lowry added 13 points and two crucial three-point plays down the
stretch, and the Houston Rockets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 93-87 on Wednesday night.
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When Rockets owner Les Alexander and General Manager Daryl Morey hired Kevin McHale to replace Rick Adelman last year, there was doubt cast on the selection. After all, other coaches with more impressive rsums were available, like Lawrence Frank, Mike Dunleavy, Mike Woodson and highly touted assistant Dwayne Casey.
McHale had coached a total of 94 NBA games with a sub-.500 record...
Are you pumped for the NBA Slam Dunk Contest this weekend? I’m not either. And with a field of Derrick Williams, Paul George, Jeremy Williams and Chase Budinger, how could you be?
But here was Budinger earlier this week practicing for the contest by jumping over a life-size cardboard cutout of 7-foot-6 former Rockets center Yao Ming. He did it discreetly while reporters were talking...
HOUSTON Rockets coach Kevin McHale sat at the dais and shared details on how much last Friday's loss to the Timberwolves gnawed at him, how it burrowed under his skin like a parasite and festered there all through the night and into the early stages of the following morning.
He recounted this experience with a broad, almost boastful smile on his face late Wednesday night. His...
Recently, Houston Rockets forward Chase Budinger was announced as one of the participants in the 2012 NBA All Star Slam Dunk Contest.In the below clip, media members are interviewing Rockets forward Chandler Parsons and in the background, Budinger is setting up a Yao Ming cut-out and dunks over it.Sure, this is clearly a viral video but it's still entertaining to say the least:
The Philadelphia 76ers were hoping a return visit to the Toyota Center in Houston would yield similar results to their most recent fortunes they’ve experienced at the expense of the hometown Rockets. Winning their last four in Houston and seven of the last eight against the Rockets, Wednesday night appeared to be the perfect remedy for the 76ers to right the ship and end their...
Even Houston has a closer.Hard nosed Kyle Lowry, that is. Taking my hat off to him.It was the Philly native point guard with three phenomenal plays down the stretch to give Rockets a 93-87 W in the last game before the All Star Game.So Sixers slipped, a couple of times literally, to their fifth straigh loss (20-14, .588).Rockets outscored us 10-3 in the last two minutes of the game...
It looks like Houston Rocket Chase Budinger has a little something up his sleeve for this weekend’s Dunk Contest. Be sure to tune in this weekend and follow SLAMonline as we will be live blogging each event.