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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
4 hours 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
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Harden says he and Dwight Howard are cornerstones of Houston Rockets

With James Harden enjoying his overseas vacation in Asia, he made some interesting comments during a trip to the Philippines to teach the game of basketball to young kids. In an interview with the Philippines Star, Harden was asked his thoughts about the movement of Jeremy Lin to the Lakers and Chandler Parsons to the Mavericks and provided an interesting response: As for the Rockets’...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
8 hours 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
10 hours 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
15 hours 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
23 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Johnson Signs 3 Year Deal

Nick Johnson, the 42nd overall pick in June’s NBA draft, will sign a fully guaranteed, three-year rookie contract with the Houston Rockets. Johnson fell to the Houston Rockets in the second round after his junior season at the University of Arizona, where he averaged 12.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists. A strong, athletic guard at 6-foot-3, Johnson was one of the most dynamic...
Via Rockets Social
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Johnson To Sign Guaranteed, Three-Year Rookie Deal With Rockets

Nick Johnson, the 42nd overall pick in June’s NBA draft, will sign a fully guaranteed, three-year rookie contract with the Houston Rockets, a league source told RealGM. Johnson fell to the Rockets in the second round after his junior season at the University of Arizona, where he averaged 12.3 points, 3.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists. A strong, athletic guard at 6-foot-3, Johnson was...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Off-Season Analysis

I know this offseason isn’t quite over yet, even though it may feel like it with the majority big name players being signed to teams. I would assume the biggest issue that comes up with the Rockets moves this off-season would be losing Chandler Parsons. I could see how some can say that, but are they really missing out on much?Chandler Parsons was a good scorer who could shoot...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtic great DJ's nephew, Nick Johnson, proving that he belongs

It has been a rough off season for the Houston Rockets and General Manager Daryl Morey. First there was the questionable move to not pick up Chandler Parsons option. Parsons would have made less than $1 million in 2014-15 but instead signed a three year $46 million dollar deal with the Mavericks that Houston didn’t match.Then there was the decision by Chris Bosh to stay in Miami...
Via Celtics Life
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Advance to Summer League Championship

Who: Houston Rockets vs. (winner of Kings/Wizards) When: Monday, July 21st at 8:00pm CST Where: Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV Live Coverage: NBATV (FREE) or Summer League Live ($4.99) Rockets started off in a sluggish 0-4 start in Summer League, but are currently riding a 5-game winning streak! Thanks to the dominance of Donatas Motiejunas and Isaiah Canaan, the Rockets...
Via Rockets Social
4 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
6 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
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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