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Markieff Morris took a spin class with Houston Rockets players

Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris hasn't been shy about letting his frustrations with the Suns be known. Morris recently Tweeted about his future with the team:Morris has taken it another step recently, working out with multiple members of the Houston Rockets, including James Harden, Trevor Ariza and others.Here's more from Tom West at Fansided.com:"Most recently, Morris has been...
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Rockets to add four players to training camp roster

The Houston Rockets already have a crowded roster, but additional players are going to be given a chance at training camp.Here's more on Houston's latest expected signings from Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle:  "The Rockets are expected to sign guard Denzel Livingston from Incarnate Word and Waltrip High School, Remi Yusuf from Texas A&M-Kingsville and Dobie High School...
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Ty Lawson: This is a chance to get a championship ring

Houston Rockets point guard Ty Lawson hasn't been close to a championship in the past, but he's expecting that to change with his new team. Lawson never advanced past the second round in six seasons with the Denver Nuggets, but he sounds hopeful that joining James Harden and Dwight Howard will do the trick.  Here's what Lawson told Marc Berman of FOX Houston 26:  “I feel like...
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Watch Damian Lillard's series-ending shot against the Rockets from a new angle

Outside of draining a half-court heave to win Game 7 of the NBA Finals, few shots are bigger than those that end an opponent's season. Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard hit one two years ago, in Game 6 of the Western Conference quarterfinals against the Houston Rockets. It's a legendary shot and helped push Lillard into a different stratosphere. And now, thanks to...
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Ty Lawson says head coach Kevin McHale 'keeps everything real'

A relationship between a team's point guard and the head coach is an important one, and it sounds like newly acquired Houston Rockets point guard Ty Lawson and head coach Kevin McHale are getting started on building something special.Lawson and McHale recently had dinner together, and Lawson came away impressed at his new head coach's demeanor. Here's what Lawson told Marc Berman...
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Ty Lawson told James Harden to 'get him to Houston' even before trade with Nuggets

As the last couple of years have shown, NBA players aren't afraid to map out their futures, even when they are under contract with a different team. That was the case with former Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, who may have seen the writing on the wall when the Nuggets selected another point guard in Emmanuel Mudiay in the first round of the 2015 NBA Draft. According to a...
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Dwight Howard: Rockets Moron Won't Face Charges for Possessing Gun at Airport, Official Says

No charges will be filed, a police spokesman said. Howard was detained at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Aug. 28 after officials discovered he had a gun in his bag.Idiot.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
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Dwight Howard Tried to Board Plan With Loaded Gun

Money can buy a lot of things but common sense is not one of them. Dwight Howard was recently detained at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston for trying to board a plane with a loaded handgun in his carry-on. […]
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Report: Dwight Howard brought loaded gun to airport, won't be charged

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard reportedly was caught trying to board a plane with a loaded handgun in a carry-on bag at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston. Calvin Watkins of ESPN reported on Wednesday that the incident in question took place on Aug. 28. TSA agents discovered the weapon at the bottom of the eight-time All Star’s carry-on bag, and Howard was detained...
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Report: Dwight Howard Stopped At Houston Airport For Having Loaded Gun

Dwight Howard broke one of the biggest rules of flying last week. Howard was stopped Friday at George Bush Intercontinental Airport for having a gun in his carry-on bag, Houston Police Department spokesperson Kese Smith told ESPN.com on Wednesday. A further inspection revealed the gun — a Glock 26 9mm — was loaded with one round in the chamber, law enforcement sources told TMZ...
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Report: Howard brought loaded gun to airport, won’t be charged

    Many a center today draws inspiration from the great Bill Russell, one of the most dominant big men in National Basketball Association history. However, that inspiration should probably only apply to on-court greatness. You know, rebounding, outlet passes, rim protection, jump hooks, unselfishness, intangibles, winning team basketball. And the like. It definitely shouldn’t...
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Dwight Howard Briefly Detained After Gun Found In Carry-On At Airport

Dwight Howard was detained at the Houston Airport after TSA officials discovered a pistol in the bottom of a carry-on bag. Howard told officials the gun was his and after being detained by law enforcement officials he was allowed to give the handgun to an associate. The Houston District Attorney's office was contacted after Howard was detained and declined to press any criminal charges...
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Rockets GM Daryl Morey got into it with a Warriors blogger on Twitter

The Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors developed a nice little rivalry last season, and apparently it has extended off the court and into the offseason.Rockets GM Daryl Morey traded barbs with a Warriors blogger recently on Twitter in a feud that used very few words, but lots of video evidence.After a few rounds of going back and forth, Morey ended it with this:Can the season...
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Dwight Howard says James Harden is the best lefty to ever play, then walks it back

It's pretty obvious that Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard thinks very highly of his teammate James Harden's abilities, but he took it to a whole different level with a recent tweet about Harden being the best left-handed player ever.Howard's tweet was met with a lot of criticism, and some justified calls about Bill Russell being snubbed. But Howard stuck to his guns, at least...
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Dikembe Mutombo teared up when Hawks announced franchise will retire his jersey

Dikembe Mutombo was already celebrating a tremendous honor, but the NBA legend didn’t know “Dikembe Mutombo Day” was about to get better. According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin announced the franchise will retire Mutombo’s No. 55 jersey during the 2015 campaign. The news surprised Mutombo, who had a touching reaction...
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Chuck Hayes signs with Clippers

A few weeks ago, it was reported that Chuck Hayes would be signing with the Houston Rockets for the veteran minimum.  Well, apparently, something happened on the way to prevent that from happening. Never fear, though, fans of Chuck Hayes.  Today, the veteran landed with the LA Clippers. SOURCE: After losing commitment from the Rockets, […]
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WATCH: Isaiah Thomas blocks Trevor Ariza in exhibition

If you’ve ever seen Isaiah Thomas play, you know not to be fooled by his diminutive stature. Apparently Trevor Ariza has yet to get that memo. Thomas laced them up for the Seattle Pro-Am squad in an exhibition game against the Drew League on Friday night, and it didn’t take long for him to provide one of the highlights of the summer. Ariza drove baseline and elevated for...
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Why the Rockets will rely less on James Harden this season

With all the injuries the Houston Rockets suffered last season, James Harden took on an unusually large amount of responsibility offensively. Harden shouldered the load for the Rockets last year, but some of the offensive burden should be taken away from him this year.Here's Seth Partnow of the Washington Post on how the addition of Ty Lawson will impact Harden going forward:"Harden’s...
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Chuck Hayes won't sign with Rockets after all

About a month ago, word was that Chuck Hayes would return to the Houston Rockets and sign with the team. Hayes began his career in 2005 with the Rockets, so the reunion seemed to make sense.But according to his agent Calvin Andrews, Hayes will remain a free agent and will be looking to play basketball elsewhere this upcoming season.Here's what Andrews told Marc J. Spears of Yahoo...
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Chuck Hayes Won't Sign With Rockets, Pursuing Other Teams

Chuck Hayes will not sign with the Houston Rockets for the 15-16 season as expected. "Due to limited roster flexibility and other financial considerations, Chuck Hayes will not be signing with the Rockets as previously announced," wrote Calvin Andrews to Yahoo. "Chuck is very interested in continuing his playing career although he has received multiple offers to accept NBA coaching...
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James Harden photobombs Kanye West while celebrating birthday

The Houston Rockets guard, who finished second behind Stephen Curry in last season’s NBA MVP voting, reportedly has started dating reality television star Khloe Kardashian, which means he’s been rubbing elbows with plenty of celebrities. Wednesday night certainly was no exception, as he celebrated the special day with the Kardashian clan in Los Angeles and seized an opportunity...
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James Harden celebrates birthday with Kanye and the Kardashians

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden turned 26 on Wednesday, and he celebrated alongside his girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian, and her family. Kim Kardashian posted a picture of her husband, Kanye West, and mother, Kris Jenner, snoozing while Harden put bunny ears on the two. Rager!!!! pic.twitter.com/cYpPz6S43S — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) August 26, 2015 ...
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James Harden does hilarious photobomb of Kanye West and Kris Jenner

There are times in life when you just need to have a good laugh and Houston Rockets James Harden decided to do a little bit of photobombing for our amusement. Harden who is rumored to be dating Khloe Kardashian recently attending a party with her and got the chance to photobomb Kanye West and Kris Jenner. While both Jenner and Kanye took a nap on a couch, Harden went into action...
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Lil B accepts invite to tryout for Sixers’ D-League team

    “Hoop Life mixtape i’mma try it out/I’mma try out, tryna’ make a route Up in the club like Dirk Nowitzki/See me on the court if you wanna diss me Lets play a game of 21, its really fun/I got half court shots and I’ll post you up” These are just a few of the bars that Bay Area rapper Lil B famously spat in his notorious diss track of Thunder superstar Kevin...
Via Larry Brown Sports
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James Harden and the wrong kind of rockets

Haven’t the Rockets tormented the Clippers enough? Well, this wasn’t a collection of basketball Rockets which angered Angelinos in the midnight hour last night. Oh, there were rockets in the greater Los Angeles area last night, but as was the case in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals, James Harden was sitting there and watching: So this is happening in venice...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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