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Royce White, waiting for the Houston Rockets to officially trade him to the Philadelphia 76ers, said “Hell no” to the idea of making 100 plane flights during the season. White only played in 15 games last season for the NBA Developmental League Rio Grande Vipers and isn’t sure how the 


Dwight Howard Buys Breakfast For Everyone At Local Houston Restaurant

Dwight Howard is already pulling a move which was made famous by Chad Johnson in order to make some friends in the Houston area. Dwight is about to sign a four year deal with the Rockets worth $88 million and he figured he should spend some of that to garner some goodwill. Dwight was eating breakfast at a local restaurant called ‘The Breakfast Klub’ and decided to pick up the...

Howard wanted Kobe amnestied?

Reports indicate that Dwight Howard expressed concern about Kobe Bryant's future with the Lakers, apparently even suggesting the team use its amnesty provision.

Dwight Howard Buys Lunch For Everyone At Houston Restaurant (Photo)

Looks like Dwight Howard is pulling a Ocho Cinco and trying to ingratiate himself to his new loyal fans in Houston. Next Impulse Sports is reporting that Howard bought lunch for everyone in a local Houston restaurant named the Breakfast Club. If it was anyone else, I would deem it a smart move.  It’s Dwight Howard though, so most are going to deem the move a publicity stunt...

Video: Dwight Howard excited for ‘fresh start’ in first Houston Rockets press conference

On Saturday, Houston fans finally got their first look at the Rockets' latest free agent signee, seven-time All-Star Dwight Howard.

Ice Cube says “F*** Dwight Howard” during concert

During a recent concert for the Kings of the Mic Tour, Ice Cube went off about Dwight Howard turning down the Los Angeles Lakers in favor of the Houston Rockets.  Ice Cube said “F*** Dwight Howard.  We don’t need no punk ass mother f***ers on the team.  I could give a f*** about a Dwight Coward.  We don’t need no ******* on this team.  He don’t deserve to be on the wall...

Rockets GM Says Lin & Asik Will Remain Rockets Because Harden & Howard Said So

Despite reports indicating the Rockets have been shopping starting point guard Jeremy Lin and last year’s starting center Omer Asik, GM Daryl Morey says both will be in Houston jerseys opening night, because James Harden and Dwight Howard want them to stay. According to the Houston Chronicle: “The reality is James (Harden) and Dwight (Howard) want to play with Jeremy and Omer...

Dirk tweets joke about losing Howard sweepstakes

Glad Dirk Nowitzki has a good sense of humor about losing out on the Dwight Howard sweepstakes. The Mavs' All-Star sent out a tweet to his nearly 900,000 twitter followers expressing his excitement over acquiring DH. We worked all summer to get DH to Dallas. Welcome back to the Mavs, Devin Harris.... Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) July 9, 2013 Turns out, Nowitzki was officially announcing...

Nash on Howard: He didn't want to be a Laker

The Lakers season was a 'disaster', according to point guard Steve Nash, and that was before the Dwight Howard free-agency saga. Nash, speaking on the radio on Tuesday, said he felt Howard never wanted to be a Laker. "Ultimately, I think Dwight wasn't comfortable here and didn't want to be here and I think if he didn't want to be here, there's no point...

Dwight Howard Already Winning the Fans Over in Houston

Dwight Howard is not an official member of the Houston Rockets yet. That can't happen till July 10, but the man was in town on Tuesday for a physical. In an effort to get off on the right foot with fans in his new hometown he stopped by a local eating establishment, and treated people that happened to be there to what they want most. Free food. Dwight Howard posing...

Every famous Houston Rockets big men in one GIF

As previously noted on That NBA Lottery Pick, the Houston Rockets held their introductory press conference for new big man Dwight Howard. In one of the videos that they showed before the press conference, it featured a quick timeline image look at the greatest big men to ever play for the organization. Check it out in the below GIF:   *** All Rockets big men in one GIF [Footbasket]

Dwight Howard didn’t want to share the Lakers with Kobe Bryant

In news that should shock absolutely no one, ESPN is reporting that Dwight Howard did not want to return to the Lakers if Kobe Bryant was planning on staying beyond the 2013-2014 season. A week before NBA free agency kicked off, Kobe Bryant made it clear that he planed to play for two to three more seasons thus making it obvious that it would be quite sometime before the Lakers would...

The history of the Houston Rockets big men in one GIF

The Rockets presented this clip of past Houston big men during Dwight Howard’s introductory press conference. Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Elvin Hayes, Hakeem Olajuwon and Yao Ming. You’ve got some big shoes to fill, Dwight.  
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