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Dwight Howard continues to burn all his bridges

You would think by now, Dwight Howard would know not to talk about the past, his past teammates or anything to the media other than the task at hand. After spending nearly two years saying the wrong things over and over again, Howard just cannot seem to get out of his own way. With Jameer Nelson on the market and available to sign, and Houston needing a point guard for cheap to...
Via Bloguin Best
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' James Harden says Chandler Parsons will be missed

couple of days ago, Houston Rockets guard James Harden said some things that he maybe shouldn't have said: he's not worried about Houston losing Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik; he and Dwight Howard are the "cornerstones" of tne franchise; the other guys are "role players or pieces that complete our team." This came shortly after Howard said...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard tried recruiting Jameer Nelson to Houston

Jameer Nelson balanced finances and winning in free agency. Dwight Howard made multiple calls recruiting Nelson to Houston, sources say. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 24, 2014 As Steven LeBron of DIME Magazine recalls, there was some pretty ugly history between Howard and his former teammate after Howard arrived in Houston and called the 2009 Magic a team of players “nobody...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Rumors: Houston may bring Francisco Garcia back

The Houston Rockets swung and missed this year in free agency, going after LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh and not signing any of them. They did, however, sign Trevor Ariza to provide a much needed defensive presence, and they maintain their high hopes of contending in the Western Conference. They still have some work to do to bolster their bench, and bringing back...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent Francisco Garcia considers Rockets, others

Rockets free agent guard Francisco Garcia is considering the Rockets among a group of teams interested in signing him, his agent said on Thursday. Garcia’s agent, Aaron Goodwin, would not specify the teams Garcia is considering. There have been reports that the Utah Jazz have been interested, but Goodwin said Garcia is seeking a chance to compete for a championship. “We’ve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Parsons takes umbrage with former teammate's jab

The sniping between Chandler Parsons and his former Houston Rockets teammates has gone worldwide. Parsons has admitted to being "offended" by the Rockets organization in relation to how it handled his contract situation, but he's offered nothing but praise for his former teammates. Dwight Howard and James Harden haven't exactly reciprocated. Parsons was willing...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Parsons rips former teammate Harden for comments

In case you missed it, former teammates James Harden and Chandler Parsons have been caught up in a war of words over the last 24 hours. It started with Harden’s comments in the Philippine Star (note to James: there’s this thing called the Internet, and people can hear you, even halfway around the world) where he declared that he and Dwight Howard are the cornerstones of the Houston...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Are James Harden & “Love & Hip-Hop’s” Tahiry Jose Dating?

Do we have a new couple alert to be on the look out for? We know that Houston Rockets guard James Harden loves big booty women. Harden along with several NBA players took a trip to China earlier this week. It just so happens that the beauty with a booty, “Love & Hip-Hop NY” star Tahiry Jose was on the same flight and some fans have put two and two together. When James...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Offseason Isn’t Nearly As Bad As You Might Think

This is a guest post by TotalSportsBlog’s Hasib Hossain. You can check out the rest of his work for TSB by clicking here, and check out totalsportsblog.com for other great sports related content. If you read most major websites that cover the NBA, they would have you think that the Houston Rockets’ offseason has gone nuclear. They traded away Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin in order...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden praises himself, Howard, calls other Rockets 'role players'

It should come as no surprise that the Houston Rockets struck out big time (so far) in this year’s NBA Free Agency. The Rockets not only failed to land targeted players such as Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony, but also managed to let budding prospect, Chandler Parsons, sign and offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, without matching the three-year, $46 million offer. Sure, the Rockets...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Daniels, Smith, Dorsey Signing Grades

Houston Rockets: Daniels, Smith, Dorsey Signing Grades By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Troy Daniels Contract: 2 years, minimum Daniels came from the D-League late last season and played very well for the Rockets during their disappointing playoff run, including saving them from the brink of elimination in the thrilling game 3 and hitting four of his five...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets News: Clint Capela signs rookie deal, will be on the roster next season

The Houston Rockets have signed their first round pick, Clint Capela, to a rookie scale deal, according to Yahoo Sports' Marc Spears.Rookie forward Clint Capela just signed his rookie contract with the Rockets, a source said.— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 23, 2014Clint Capela is the Rockets' 25th overall pick in this years draft. When drafted, everyone assumed...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Team is Having the Worst Offseason in NBA

The NBA offseason is a time for improvement. Between the NBA Draft, free agency, and trades, it’s an opportunity for the league’s worst teams to become bad, the bad ones to become okay, the okay ones to become above average, the above average to become good, and the good to become great. Heading into this year’s offseason, the Houston Rockets were a good team trying to reach...
Via Standing O Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard: Parsons' departure won’t affect Rockets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard doesn’t think the departure of Chandler Parsons will hurt the teams title hopes next season. “It won’t affect us at all,” Howard said Friday, according to the Associated Press. Parsons, a three-year starter in Houston, signed a three-year, $45 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks. “We have myself and James,” Howard said. “We have...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  1 Comment

Phil Jackson: Dwight Howard left Lakers because of Kobe

Phil Jackson said Dwight Howard left because of Kobe Bryant This may not be ground-breaking news anymore as most people pegged this to be the reason for Dwight Howard’s departure from the Los Angeles Lakers, but Phil Jackson cleared up any gray area there might have been. The Zen Master, in his new book, states that Howard had no interest coming back to the Lakers once Kobe told...
Via Pass The Pill
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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