EARL BOYKINS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Earl Boykins' remarkable story continues with second jersey retirement ceremony

CLEVELAND -- It says a lot about Earl Boykins that in the moments before a Thursday night ceremony to retire his jersey at his high school alma mater, Cleveland Central Catholic High School, officials were trying to find Earl Boykins. Boykins was sitting in the bleachers of the St. Stanislaus Social Center with his family and friends. As usual, The Man of the Hour was flying very...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets Set To Sign Boykins For Remainder Of Season

The Rockets are prepared to offer Earl Boykins a contract for the rest of this season.
Via RealGM
April 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets Sign Boykins To 10-Day Contract

The Rockets signed Earl Boykins to a 10-day contract on Monday.
Via RealGM
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Boykins ready when banged-up Rockets call

HOUSTON There was a bizarre intersection of point guards at Toyota Center on Monday that might have proven debilitating had Goran Dragic not concluded this unusual night by laughing off his twisted right ankle. Earlier in the day Kyle Lowry made an appearance at the Rockets' shoot-around looking slightly gaunt and worse from the wear of a bacterial infection that has sidelined...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets 113, Kings 106, OT

Patrick Patterson scored a career-high 24 points and Earl Boykins hit four free throws for Houston late in overtime to lead the Rockets to a 113-106 win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Boykins, who was signed by Houston earlier in the day, finished with 10 points in his first action of the season. Houston built a 107-102 lead in overtime behind four points from Chandler...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Patterson leads Rockets over Kings in OT

HOUSTON (AP) -- Patrick Patterson scored a career-high 24 points and Earl Boykins hit four free throws for Houston late in overtime to lead the Rockets to a 113-106 win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Boykins, who was signed by Houston earlier in the day, finished with 10 points in his first action of the season. Houston built a 107-102 lead in overtime behind four points...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Rockets sign Boykins

HOUSTON Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed guard Earl Boykins to a 10-day contract. He will wear jersey 6 with the Rockets. Boykins (5-5, 133, Eastern Michigan) has averaged 8.9 points (.349, 382-1,095 3FG) and 3.2 assists in 644 career games (34 starts) with New Jersey, Cleveland, Orlando, the L.A. Clippers, Golden State, Denver...
Via Fox Sports Houston
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Bucks Back When ... Earl Boykins, Part I

At 5-5, Earl Boykins is the shortestplayer to ever play for the Bucks,and the second-shortest in NBAhistory. (Getty Images) February 22, 2007
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February 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Earl Boykins and D.J. Mbenga to Olympiacos – If so, when?

So it’s not quite Kirilenko-to-CSKA, but it’s got BallinEurope on pins and needles. To wit, the ostensible signings of Earl Boykins, a free agent currently listed as the shorter player in the NBA ranks, and fan favorite D.J. Mbenga by Olympiacos. For nearly a week, the story of the Reds signing the 5’5” Boykins has been getting play from American sources to Greece-based Sentragoal...
Via Ball in Europe
January 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Cavs Should Invite Cleveland's Own Brian Kortovich To Training Camp

Underdog stories about Northeast Ohioans are my favorite ones.   Like when they said Earl Boykins was too small to play in the League right up until he played a dozen years in it. Or when Kelly Pavlik wasn't good enough to beat Jermaine Taylor up until he knocked him out. Or even back when record companies wouldn't sign a rap group from Cleveland named Bone Thugs N Harmony...
Via Stepien Rules
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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