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Houston Rockets rookie forward Terrence Jones threw down this wicked slam during Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The man who took the brunt of the blow was none other than Lakers guard Jodie Meeks, who like Jones, also played his college ball at the University of Kentucky.
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Terrence Jones has not gotten a ton of opportunities to display his skills for the Houston Rockets. Three games into the season, the rookie out of Kentucky had appeared in only three games for a total of 33 minutes and had scored 13 points.
But two of those 13 points came in dramatic fashion on Sunday.
With about 8:30 left in the second quarter of the Rockets’ game against the...
So far this NBA season, we haven't had a classic "getting dunked on moment".Last night however Houston Rockets rookie Terrence Jones provided us with one in the third quarter of the Rockets/Lakers game.Watch as Jones throws it down on Lakers reserve guard Jodie Meeks:
Metta World Peace is on a short leash when it comes to being disciplined in the NBA, and I’d be surprised if he doesn’t hear from the league on the below (even if just a warning). During Sunday night’s game between the Rockets and Lakers Metta World Peace had a breakaway layup and Jeremy Lin had a hard foul from behind. Ron Ron didn’t like it and as he came down he “accidentally”...
Plenty of people expected Royce White‘s anxiety struggles to complicate his time in the NBA.
But few expected it to happen so quickly — or to such an extent.
White and his employer, the Houston Rockets, have been at odds in recent days over what White says is the team not following through on promises about White’s anxiety issues. White was sent to the team’s D League affiliate...
Metta World Peace is clearly one crazy dude on and off the basketball court. He's had his fair share of fights and other incidences that are frowned upon by the NBA. Last night he added some more when the Lakers took it to the Rockets and beat them on the scoreboard (119-108) and World Peace took it to Jeremy Lin and beat him literally. (in the face) Check out the video...
While new Lakers head coach Mike D’Antoni still hasn’t made it to the bench yet, the Lakers are doing pretty good in their face off against the Houston Rockets. Well, minus Jodie Meeks. Meeks attempted to take a charge from Rockets Terrence Jones and ended up on the wrong end of a poster-worthy dunk. [...]
Jeremy Lin says his life has been more peaceful so far in Houston.credit: images.christianpost.com
We all remember the media madness that surrounded Jeremy Lin last season when he started playing for the New York Knicks. Linsanity took place in one of the few places where it could be so overhyped: New York City. Lin become a folk hero literally overnight, and the world suddenly started...
Move b*tch get out the way...
During last night's Los Angeles Lakers/Houston Rockets affair, Lakers forward Metta World Peace wasn't exactly happy with Jeremy Lin's ability to get to the basket.In the third quarter of play, Metta was going to the hoop on a fast break attempt and Lin fouled him at the basket.During the end of the play, Metta accidentally swings his elbow and it accidentally hits Jeremy in the face:
Tweet In the NBA, there are some times when taking a charge is advised, and others when you may want to get out of the way. Los Angeles Lakers Jodie Meeks got a lesson of this against the Houston Rockets Sunday, courtesy of rookie Terrence Jones: Meeks was quickly subbed out of the contest, as [...]
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