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Pistons look to snap Rockets' home winning streak

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are on the verge of their longest losing streak of the season, but they should like their chances of avoiding it with the Detroit Pistons coming to town. Coming off consecutive defeats, Houston goes for a ninth straight home victory over the last-place Pistons on Friday night (7:30 p.m. pregame, 8 p.m. tip-off on FOX Sports Detroit). The Rockets...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Hawks Clinch Playoff Berth After the Best Start in Franchise History

Jeff Teague #0 of the Atlanta Hawks celebrates after a score against the Houston Rockets on March 3, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Their spot was solidified after a solid win over a Western Conference powerhouse in the Houston Rockets, albeit without James Harden on the court. The shocking part of this is that the Hawks were considered...
Via The Sports Journal
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr takes a shot at Rockets’ GM and James Harden

In case you’ve been under living under a rock the last few months, there a fantastic rivalry brewing between the Warriors and Rockets. And now, the grownups are joining the budding rivalry. Golden State Warriors rookie coach Steve Kerr has pressed all the right buttons so far this year and he’s even pushing some people’s buttons one might say. Well, at least Houston Rockets...
Via Pass The Pill
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons-Rockets Preview

James Harden and the Houston Rockets are on the verge of their longest losing streak of the season, but they should like their chances of avoiding it with the Detroit Pistons coming to town. Coming off consecutive defeats, Houston goes for a ninth straight home victory over the last-place Pistons on Friday night. The Rockets (41-20) had won five in a row before falling 104-96 at...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Harden-Iman Shumpert Mashup Is Hilarious (Photos)

This is a cool mix of “The Beard” blended with “Shump,” created by an Instagram follower. THe talented individual created a mashup of Houston Rockets star James Harden and Cleveland Cavaliers guard Iman Shumpert — blending facial hair and the huge box. Nahhhhh jo the gram gotta chill
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

No one knows who will win the 2014-15 NBA MVP

Based on the last ten years, predicting who will win the 2014-15 NBA MVP honors is a crapshoot. Not that we're complaining. The post The Crapshoot: Good Luck Guessing Who Will Be the 2014-15 NBA MVP appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did The Rockets Get Robbed On This No-Call On James Harden?

Seems as though the refs definitely blew a call late in Wednesday’s Rockets-Grizzlies game. It appears Zach Ranolph gets a piece of James Harden’s wrist on this drive. https://twitter.com/BenGolliver/status/573323458500694018/photo/1 The post Did The Rockets Get Robbed On This No-Call On James Harden? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fan at Rockets-Grizzlies game hits half-court shot for $25,000, gets carried out (VIDEO)

There was one happy home town fan who didn't care about the  controversial James Harden "non-call" in the final seconds of the Rockets’ loss to the Grizzlies Wednesday night at the Toyota Center. That's because this guy become the first local to sink a promotional half-court shot at the venue for $25,000. The dude's heave from mid-court hit glass but was still on target for...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marc Gasol Game-Winner Leads Grizzlies Over Rockets

Marc Gasol leads Memphis to a big win over Houston. The Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Houston Rockets 102-100 on Wednesday night thanks to a Marc Gasol game-winner with 0.1 seconds left. Gasol had an excellent game with 21 points on 10 of 14 shooting, along with 7 rebounds and 6 assists but the game winning jumper was the biggest shot of the night. Houston had rallied late in the...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Toronto's Jonas Valanciunas Tackles LeBron James

The last few days have been rough on poor LeBron. First he gets kicked pretty hard in the crown jewels by James Harden and wrestles with Patrick Beverly when the Cavaliers played the Rockets a few days ago. Now he has big ole Jonas Valanciunas tackling him like he's a football player or something.Call it a hunch, but  I bet he doesn't post a picture to Twitter of himself looking...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Real MVP: James Harden, The New King

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets waits on the court during their game against the Brooklyn Nets at the Toyota Center on February 27, 2015 in Houston, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With less than two months remaining in the NBA season, the talk around the league centers around who will be awarded MVP award  at season’s end. It appears to be a clear consensus...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

From King James to King James Harden?

(Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With less than two months remaining in the NBA season, the talk around the league centers around who will be awarded MVP award  at season’s end. It appears to be a clear consensus from fans and analysts that the four top candidates are Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors, Lebron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers, Russell Westbrook...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why haven't brands shown love to James Harden?

Fearing The Beard: Why haven't brands shown endorsement love to James Harden? The post The Missed Branding Opportunity During James Harden’s MVP Campaign appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Suspended One Game For Kick to the Groin

  James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets goes for the rebound against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game on March 1, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN\Getty Images) HOUSTON – On Monday night, the NBA announced that it had suspended Houston Rockets guard James Harden for one game without pay for a Sunday night kick to the groin of...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies-Rockets Preview

The Houston Rockets didn't seem to miss James Harden for 40 minutes on Tuesday, but they certainly could have used their MVP candidate as they went cold over the final eight while blowing a sizable lead. He'll be back for Wednesday night's showdown with the visiting Memphis Grizzlies, who should have a well-rested Tony Allen ready to chase around the league's leading scorer. The...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA-leading Hawks rally past Rockets as James Harden sits

  Al Horford knew the Atlanta Hawks would eventually respond to Houston's big lead. He just didn't know when. ''It's a credit to our guys,'' Horford said. ''Guys were relentless, kept fighting. The biggest thing for us was we really locked in on defense. That put us in position to win the game.'' Jeff Teague scored 25 points, Horford added 18 and the NBA-leading Atlanta Hawks rallied...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Corey Brewer takes place of suspended James Harden

ATLANTA (AP) NBA leading scorer James Harden was not on the floor Tuesday for the Houston Rockets against the Atlanta Hawks as he serves a one-game suspension for kicking LeBron James in the groin. The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the third quarter of Houston's 105-103 victory over Cleveland on Sunday. Harden fell back to the court, then kicked his foot up into...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James and Harden Headline the Closest MVP Race in Recent Memory

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets goes for the lay up against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game on March 1, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) With the regular season winding down, the race for MVP is heating up in a big way. Actually it’s boiling over with a handful of superstar players dominating the competition on...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Suspended One Game For Kicking LeBron James

NBA All-Star James Harden will not be playing in Tuesday nights game against the Atlanta Hawks following a one day suspension. As reported by NBA.com, The NBA has suspended Rocket Houston star James Harden one game without pay for kicking LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the groin. The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the third quarter of Houston’s...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Barnes blasts NBA over James Harden suspension

Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes blasted the NBA for the league’s one-game suspension of James Harden for kicking LeBron James in the groin during Sunday’s Houston Rockets-Cleveland Cavaliers game, arguing the league has a double standard when it comes to doling out punishment. Barnes took to Twitter on Sunday night to articulate his disagreement...Read More The post...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Portland Trail Blazers Hate Power Rankings – 3/3

The Western Conference is nearing the last lap of a highly entertaining season and the playoffs are suiting up to be the biggest bloodbath since, well, last year’s playoffs. Eight teams woke up this morning thinking they have a chance at a championship and none are wrong (although I’m pretty skeptical of Dallas). Barring a major injury or a colossal meltdown, these eight teams...
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Final Stretch: Breaking Down The NBA MVP Race

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors goes up for a shot against the Houston Rockets on January 21, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The NBA season is dwindling down to its last stretch and we have more than a handful of potential candidates for numerous reasons, but three stand out above the rest at this point in time....
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Facing One-Game Suspension for Kicking LeBron James

James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game on March 1, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Houston Rockets’ superstar shooting-guard faced an MVP test on Sunday when he faced off against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. He passed the test, but also is now receiving...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Suspended One Game For Kicking LeBron James In The Groin

NEW YORK — The NBA has suspended Houston Rockets star James Harden one game without pay for kicking LeBron James in the groin. The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the third quarter of Houston’s 105-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, and Harden fell back to the court, then kicked his foot up into James. Harden was given...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden suspended 1 game for low blow on LeBron James

NEW YORK (AP) -- The NBA has suspended Houston star James Harden one game without pay for kicking LeBron James in the groin. The All-Stars and Olympic teammates became tangled in the third quarter of Houston's 105-103 victory over Cleveland on Sunday and Harden fell back to the court, then kicked his foot up into James. Harden was given a flagrant foul 1 for the play, which the league...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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