Found October 05, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
PLAYERS: Tyreke Evans
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
Pelicans’ Tyreke Evans had to be helped off the court and into the locker room Saturday night against the Houston Rockets after appearing to injure his ankle during the second quarter. According to John Reid of the Times-Picayune: Tyreke Evans being helped off the court and taken to locker room – injury appears to be serious. No update yet from Pelicans. Updates to come… Tyreke Evans down for a while after an apparent ankle injury. Pelicans' training staff has to help him off the court. #HOUvsNO — Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) October 6, 2013 The post Tyreke Evans Leaves Preseason Game With Ankle Injury appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.

Dwight Howard rubs Jeremy Lin's ear (Video)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is already feeling comfortable enough around his new teammates to start joking around with them. To illustrate this point, Howard uses a slick move to wrap his arm around the back of Jeremy Lin's head and start rubbing his ear without being caught during Saturday's NBA preseason game against New Orleans. It's all fun and games...

Dwight Howard Ejected From First Game as a Rocket

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Breaking Down the 2013-2014 Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets will be one of the leagues most interesting teams to watch, and track, in 2013-2014. I break them down in today’s column:   Depth Chart- PG: Jeremy Lin, Patrick Beverley, Aaron Brooks, Isaiah Canaan* SG: James Harden, Francisco Garcia, B.J. Young* SF: Chandler Parsons, Ronnie Brewer, Reggie Williams, Omri Casspi, Robert Covington* PF: Dwight […]

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Dwight said the same thing about Stan Van Gundy and Lakers fans, so take it with a grain of salt.  But, here is what Dwight had to say courtesy of Bleacher Report. “I feel like me and Kevin just have a special relationship already, from just the first time we’ve talked until now,” Howard said in an interview with Bleacher Report. “He said he watched almost all my games....

Rockets waive center Jordan Henriquez

With their centers making their way back from injuries the Rockets waived center Jordan Henriquez on Friday a day before their first preseason game and trip to the Philippines and Taiwan. With Marcus Camby and Greg Smith out most of the week Henriquez had received extra playing time in practices going against Dwight Howard who also missed one day. Howard returned on Wednesday after...

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James Harden throws down hammer dunk against Pelicans

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Rockets fall in Howard's debut

Anthony Morrow scored 26 points and the New Orleans Pelicans beat Houston 116-115 on Saturday night in Dwight Howard's exhibition debut for the Rockets. Howard had 19 points and nine rebounds in his first game since signing a four-year, $88 million deal with the Rockets in the offseason. Howard was 6 of 11 from the field and 7 of 11 from the free-throw line in 27 minutes. He...

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Slim Thug Recruiting Johnny Manziel For the Texans

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Houston Rockets v.s. New Orleans Pelicans Game Recap

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Dwight Howard vows to follow LeBron James' path from villain to champion

Dwight Howard watched how the derision dissipated for LeBron James how the mocking turned back into marvel. The path to a superstar's public cleansing for past immaturities and missteps on free agency's jagged journey doesn't rise out of clever commercials and endless explanations. Championships changed the framing of LeBron James and an NBA title promises to be the...

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