NBA All-Star Saturday Night: Towns, Thompson, Lavine win respective contests

The 2016 State Farm All-Star Saturday Night kicked off tonight at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto as part of All-Star Weekend. The Taco Bell Skills Challenge kicked off the night of events. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl Anthony-Towns, Sacramento Kings center Demarcus Cousins, New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis, Denver Nuggets...

Be as leery of denials during trade deadline season as of rumors

Love and Isaiah are two players Ainge coveted in the past. Will Love join IT in Boston next week?Trade deadline is in full swing now that we've hit NBA All-Star weekend. Most fans love talking rumors. It's a way to imagine your team taking a leap in talent. Always wanted a certain superstar to join your team. Now is the time to see if there is smoke. A smaller sub set of fans hate...
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Steph Curry’s Behind-The-Back Pass Sparks Warriors’ Beautiful stFast Break (Video)

When the Golden State Warriors are at their best, it’s poetry in motion. That was the case Tuesday night against the Houston Rockets, as the Warriors breezed to another win, improving their record to 47-4, the best start in NBA history. But it’s how the Warriors got to win No. 47 that was most impressive Tuesday, and of course, it centered around reigning MVP Stephen Curry. The...
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Reminder: Stephen Curry is ridiculous at passing the ball, too

Stephen Curry has emerged as the game's most entertaining offensive player, and has become maybe the best shooter of all time.But let's not forget how incredible he is at setting up his teammates, too.Curry is 11th in the league in assists, and had maybe his flashiest pass of the season to ignite a fast break in Tuesday's win over the Rockets. Two things stand out about this one...
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Stephen Curry Outduels James Harden In Warriors Win

Stephen Curry had 35 points, nine assists and five rebounds to outlast MVP runner-up James Harden and the Rockets.Pushing the Warriors regular season record to an incredible 47 wins and their home streak of wins to an astounding 42 in a row. “We can definitely play better and just sustain our level of play and be more consistent over 48 minutes. It’s hard,” Curry said. ...
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Barcelona's Neymar stars in Taco Bell Super Bowl ad

Football or football?It's a seemingly never-ending debate, but Barcelona star Neymar is playing his part in putting it to bed.Featuring alongside the likes of Houston Rockets guard James Harden and television personality and alien conspiracy enthusiast Giorgio A. Tsoukalos, of all people, the Brazil international made himself heard in Taco Bell's Quesalupa Super Bowl Commercial...
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J.R. Smith pulls a Marshawn on 3-point contest slight

J.R. Smith stole a page from Marshawn Lynch’s playbook while bemoaning how he’s been excluded from next Saturday’s 2016 Foot Locker 3-point contest during NBA All-Star weekend in Toronto. When asked why he wouldn’t go into great detail to suggest the possible reasons why has been omitted despite having the beyond-the-arc pedigree that arguably warrants his inclusion, Smith...
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Curry, Harden, Thompson Headline Three-Point Contest

The NBA has set its field for the 2016 Three-Point Contest, headlined by defending champion Stephen Curry. *Stephen Curry, Golden State WarriorsJames Harden, Houston RocketsKlay Thompson, Golden State WarriorsKhris Middleton, Milwaukee BucksKyle Lowry, Toronto RaptorsJJ Redick, Los Angeles ClippersChris Bosh, Miami HeatDevin Booker, Phoenix Suns
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adidas Unveils James Harden Crazylight Boost 2.5 PE for the NBA All-Star Game

adidas today unveiled the James Harden Crazylight Boost 2.5 PE, the fourth basketball installment of the Aurora Borealis footwear collection. The special edition will be worn on-court by the Houston Rockets superstar during his fourth consecutive NBA All-Star appearance. The Aurora Borealis collection is inspired by Toronto’s vibrant, cosmopolitan culture and the Northern Lights...
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Harden's new endorsement bills itself just like him: 'Weirdly Awesome'

Houston Rockets All-Star guard James Harden ranked fifth in Forbes’ list of the NBA's highest-paid players on and off the court with $32.8 million, including $17 million from endorsements. The endorsement part just got a little bigger and this one fits The Beard to a T.Harden is joining up with Ferrara Candy’s Trolli brand, according to Forbes. The company bills itself as ...
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James Harden, Jeremy Lin and Stephen Curry Chinese New Years Commercial

The NBA celebrates Chinese News Years on Feb. 8 with a new commercial featuring Rockets mascot Clutch, James Harden, Jeremy Lin and Stephen Curry sitting down for a traditional dinner at the table. More from the NBA. “The ad is called “Dining Table” and shows the stars sharing a New Year meal with a Chinese family. It is being broadcast until Feb. 22 across all of NBA China’s...
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Multiple James Harden Expressions Sketched

Houston Rockets superstar James Harden is a man with multiple expressions and one beard sketched by Freak City studios based in Bordeaux, France. The post Multiple James Harden Expressions Sketched appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Warriors believe they should have three All-Stars this season

The Golden State Warriors are nothing if not a confident bunch, which makes it no surprise that they expected to have three All-Stars at the 2016 All-Star Game in Toronto in a few weeks.Reigning MVP and the current favorite Stephen Curry has already made the team. Draymond Green is a virtual lock, and nearly made the starting lineup if not for Kawhi Leonard's late surge (as well...
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James Harden best highlights from triple-double against Mavericks

As the Houston Rockets look to gain ground in the West, James Harden put together a memorable performance over the weekend against the Dallas Mavericks. Last night, Harden put together a triple-double performance which included twenty-three points, fifteen rebounds, and ten assists. Check out some of his best highlights in the below compilation: *** Harden Best Highlights [Dawkins...
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The NBA's most improved and disappointing teams

As we approach the halfway point of the 2016 NBA season, it's time to take a look at how teams are doing compared to last season. Going into the season we expected some teams, like Philadelphia, to have poor records because they are still in the "rebuilding stage." Others, like the San Antonio Spurs and Golden State Warriors, are in "win now" mode, and we have set high expectations...
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James Harden and Queen Pee – did he break up with Khloe?

James Harden may have finally freed himself of the Kardashian shackles. There has been some chatter that Harden was not happy with Khloe Kardashian as she came to Lamar Odom’s rescue when the former Laker overdosed and ended up in the hospital. After Khloe stepped into emergency caretaker mode for Odom and there was talk about her doing nothing but focusing on him, reports said...
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Khloe Kardashian: Lamar Odom cheated through most of our marriage

Khloe Kardashian has been largely supportive of Lamar Odom publicly since Odom overdosed on drugs nearly three months ago, but she held nothing back recently when discussing how the couple’s relationship came unraveled. In an interview with Howard Stern on Tuesday, Kardashian opened up about Odom’s “disgusting” cheating habits and how he supposedly covered up his affairs...
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January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Kenny Smith one-ups Harden's laser fiasco, says he got flashed

Houston Rockets guard James Harden was not impressed when a fan directed a laser pointer at him while attempting a free throw recently, but it appears former NBA player Kenny Smith had an even better story. Smith, who played his college ball at the University of North Carolina, told TMZ that during one of his college games a female fan hoping to distract him at the charity stripe...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden throws horrible pass out-of-bounds against Jazz

As the Houston Rockets continue to gain ground in the West, James Harden is improving his overall play but sometimes, even great players can make mistakes. In the first half against the Utah Jazz, James was being guarded Rodney Hood and tried to pass the ball to someone but ended tossing it out-of-bounds: James Harden, everybody! *** Harden Horrible Pass [SB Nation] Harden image...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Harden: Fan who shined laser pointer at him ‘disrespectful’

James Harden indicated he doesn’t really care that the fan who recently shined a laser pointer at him as he shot free throws has been banned from attending NBA games for one year. In fact, he believes the offending party deserves it. “That’s just disrespectful, not just to a basketball player, anybody,” Harden said after the Houston Rockets’ practice Wednesday, via...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Fan banned from NBA arenas for a year after shining laser at Harden

During Monday's Jazz game against the Rockets, a fan at Vivint Smart Home Arena distracted Houston's James Harden by using a laser pointer.The fan was eventually discovered and escorted out by security. According to Houston Chronicle, Jazz officials said the fan is banned from NBA arenas for a year. Harden appeared visibly upset by the upset while at the free throw line.
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Jazz fan banned for shining laser pointer at James Harden

A Utah Jazz fan reportedly has been banned from attending NBA games for one year after he was ejected for shining what appeared to be a laser pointer at James Harden during Monday’s game at Vivint Smart Home Arena. The Houston Rockets superstar became irate during the third quarter when he noticed a fan shining a laser pointer at him as he shot free throws, pointing out the...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Raptors DeMar DeRozan Had An MVP-Like December

In the Eastern Conference, no one scored more than Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan with 375 points for the month of December and only the Rockets James Harden (430 points) scored more in the NBA. “I’m evolving into the player I’ve always wanted to be," DeRozan said recently.
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January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

James Harden not buying Klay Thompson as NBA’s best SG

Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriorrs recently called himself the NBA’s best shooting guard. This is debatable and is a view that is, shockingly, not held by Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden. After naming Steph Curry the best point guard, which isn’t debatable, Thompson gave himself the nod as the league’s top shooting guard in an interview with Diamond Leung...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harden Cookin’ Up adidas Illustration

Houston Rockets all-star guard James Harden whips up his favorite meal. A $200 million serving of adidas, which sounds delicious. Illustrated by Hyperthree Ye from China. The post James Harden Cookin’ Up adidas Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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