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Report: Dwight Howard's license suspended for running 10 red lights

Dwight Howard is surrounded by a sea of red at the Toyota Center in Houston, but he might not be seeing it on the street.  According to a report by TMZ, the Rockets center's license has been suspended after he allegedly ran 10 red lights in more than two years in Florida.  Orange County officials told TMZ that it will only cost Howard $285 to get it reinstated.  The fine is...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
25 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard -- LICENSE SUSPENDED

Dwight Howard might be color blind -- 'cause officials in Florida say he ran 10 RED LIGHTS in 2-and-a-half years -- and now his license has been suspended ... TMZ Sports has learned. According to official records, the NBA superstar was captured by those red light cameras in Orange County, FL over and over again ... starting in 2012, when he was busted 9 times in 10 months....
Via Pro Sports Daily
39 minutes ago  |  Discuss

One foe from World Cup says he got better of Harden -- beard-wise

When people think of massive beards in sports, they probably think of hockey players in the playoffs, rugged offensive linemen or Mike Napoli before thinking about basketball players. James Harden of the Houston Rockets might be one of the only NBA stars to sport a grizzly beard, in fact. However, a lesser known basketball player from Serbia thinks his is superior. Former Milwaukee...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Serbian Center Thinks His Wild Scruff Is Better Than James Harden’s Beard

When one thinks of massive beards in sports, they probably think of hockey players in the playoffs, rugged offensive linemen or Mike Napoli before thinking about basketball players. James Harden of the Houston Rockets might be one of the only NBA stars to sport a grizzly beard, in fact. However, a lesser known basketball player from Serbia thinks his is superior. Former Milwaukee...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Redhot Irving, Harden Lead Team USA in Rout of Serbia to Win Gold at FIBA World Cup

Team USA captured the gold medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, making quick work of Serbia, 129-92. Serbia led the game by eight points midway through the first quarter. Then Kyrie Irving and James Harden took over. The pair lit up the Serbs for 26 and 23 points, respectively. They also combined for just two turnovers. USA Basketball dominated the entire tournament, winning all...
Via Basketball Bicker
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Harden gets lost on defense against Serbia at 2014 FIBA World Cup

Team USA handled Serbia rather handily in the Finals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, 129-92. But there were still fundamental problems. Here’s another classic moment of James Harden getting lost in defense: It didn’t stop Team USA from winning the gold medal but the Rockets have to be worried about this lapse. You can do better, James. *** Harden image courtesy of Getty Images....
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Houston Rockets: Finding Their 3rd All Star

Houston Rockets: Finding Their 3rd All Star By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… It isn’t a secret that Houston had just about as poor of an offseason as any NBA team. They couldn’t sign a 3rd All Star to make a Big 3 with Dwight Howard and James Harden and the only big move they made was signing Trevor Ariza, who is a 4th option on a contender, but cannot be a 3rd...
Via HoopStuff
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yao Ming The Philanthropist Wants More Freedom To Spend

Yao Ming thinks China needs more freedom -- at least in one regard. The former NBA basketball star complained here on Thursday that his charitable foundation is hampered by Chinese rules limiting to 10 percent the share of contributions that can go toward expenses such as salaries for executives, office space and travel.
Via Hoops Addict
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Between a Rock and a HARDEN place…

Maybe it’s the beard. Maybe somehow those wily, long, facial follicles somehow became infected by the hot dog particles left there by a meal days gone by. Then maybe that infection had travelled up the follicle canal to the epidermis where it migrated through the cranial cavity and finally settled in the frontal lobe of the brain of one Mr. James Harden. The “HEbola” virus...
Via Basketball Bicker
6 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Rode A Segway, James Harden Fell Off This Segway

James Harden is the clear cut leader of Team USA for the FIBA World Cup Games. The last thing Team USA needs is for Harden to go down with an injury. While riding a segway in Barcelona, Harden took a  spill as he was riding across a bridge. Thankfully the Houston Rockets guard didn’t get […] The post James Harden Rode A Segway, James Harden Fell Off This Segway appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden takes a spill on his Segway

Houston fans and coaching staff may want to not even press play on this video considering it’s their star player — James Harden – taking a risk on a Segway. Harden is in Spain with Team USA for the FIBA World Cup and was taped soaking in the sights while on a Segway. So what could possibly go wrong? How about Harden taking a spill off the Segway which is a cringe-worthy moment...
Via Bloguin Best
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden takes a spill on his Segway

Houston fans and coaching staff may want to not even press play on this video considering it’s their star player — James Harden – taking a risk on a Segway. Harden is in Spain with Team USA for the FIBA World Cup and was taped soaking in the sights while on a Segway. So what could possibly go wrong? How about Harden taking a spill off the Segway which is a cringe-worthy moment...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video of James Harden Crashing Segway in Spain

Hey James Harden, you’re aware there are literally cameras everywhere? The Houston Rockets star was enjoying his day off from the FIBA World Cup by riding a Segway around Spain. Seems like a perfectly proper thing to do while in Spain, except James Harden has a little trouble as he crashes crossing a bridge. Nothing serious, so go ahead and laugh it up.
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden falls off Segway in Barcelona

Tomorrow, Team USA will face off against Slovenia in the round of 8 at the 2014 FIBA World Cup and during the extended weekend, many notable members of the team decided to do rent Segways to ride around downtown Barcelona. One of those players happened to be Houston Rockets guard James Harden and while it appears that James is a decent rider of the device, he still needs work perfecting...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Rockets will not miss Chandler Parsons

Dwight Howard will look to lead a more defensive minded Rockets deep into the playoffs, without Chandler Parsons Besides the inability of the Rockets to sign a big name free agent this off-season, the next biggest story was the rival Dallas Mavericks snagging small forward Chandler Parsons. Parsons signed for 3 years at $46 million, much larger than his previous contract which only...
Via isportsweb.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson Trolls James Harden with Cowboys DC Meme (Photo)

The NFL season is well underway, but that doesn’t mean that NBA players can’t have their fun too. The Cowboys aren’t having a good afternoon against the 49ers, so Ty Lawson decided to let us know why their defense hasn’t been doing too well with a hilarious trolling of Rockets James Harden.
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Trevor Ariza’s Best 3 Games From Last Season

The Houston Rockets have essentially swapped their promising young forward, Chandler Parsons, for a prime 3-and-D player in Trevor Ariza this offseason, in what many believe is an upgrade at the small forward slot. Ariza shot a career high 40.7 percent from beyond the arc last season, which easily trumps Chandler Parsons’ 37 percent from deep. Moreover, Ariza’s defensive...
Via NBA Draft Blog
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Kevin McHale - Career Highlights (Welcome to the Torture Chamber)

New quality extended highlight mix by MerkinMuffly on the post game maestro, Kevin McHale.Related: Video: Kevin McHale scores 56 on the Pistons 1985
Via Celtics Life
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Omer Asik’s Presence Will Be Missed

The Houston Rockets’ bench has been a pretty hot subject this off season, and rightfully so; after Houston traded away backup point guard Jeremy Lin and backup center Omer Asik, the bench got significantly weaker. As the offseason has rolled on, the Rockets have yet to add any dynamic pieces to a bench that is […] Houston Rockets: Omer Asik’s Presence Will Be Missed - Hoops...
Via NBA Draft Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yao Ming's Adorable Photo With A Baby Elephant - @TheBuzzeronFox

​Former Houston Rockets star Yao Ming is trying to save elephants in Africa. And he posed for a pretty awesome picture.
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets deal for Terry about more than hope to add Jet-propulsion to bench

The Rockets’ trade for Jason Terry will not be complete until Alonzo Gee and Scotty Hopson, players headed (likely briefly) to the Kings, are eligible to be traded. The logic that drove the deal for the Rockets, however, is clear well before the press conference in which he holds up a Rockets uniform for the cameras. In some ways, Terry will be insurance. With backup guards ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard laughs at James Harden hat joke on Instagram

We here at this fine website love jokes and earlier today, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard got a nice laugh at teammate James Harden. Recently, Harden wore an interesting hat to a Rihanna-Eminem concert which he attended with former teammate Russell Westbrook. Check out D-12′s Instagram post which posted a classic joke regarding the hat: @patbev21 @jharden13 omg. My g. I love...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Will James Harden Be NBA’s Best 2 Guard?

It was merely two years ago when James Harden, then a member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, was considered one of the most promising shooting guards that the league had to offer. Playing in the shadows of the precocious Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook had presented Harden with likely the best chance of winning an NBA […] Houston Rockets: Will James Harden Be NBA’s Best 2 Guard...
Via NBA Draft Blog
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings Jason Terry Trade Grades

Houston Rockets and Sacramento Kings Jason Terry Trade Grades By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Houston Receives: Jason Terry, Two Second Round Picks Sacramento Receives: Alonzo Gee and additional non-guaranteed contract/s Those of us who have kept up with the wheeling’s and dealing’s of the NBA’s offseason know that the Rockets did everything they could...
Via HoopStuff
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas Mavericks: Rivalry With Houston Rockets Just Got Even Better

First Dwight Howard, then Chandler Parsons. Now Jason Terry? This Dallas Mavericks-Houston Rockets rivalry has now become bigger and breathtakingly awesome. The Rockets made a trade over the weekend, acquiring the former Sixth Man of the Year who won a championship with Dallas in 2011, from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Alonzo Gee and […] Dallas Mavericks: Rivalry With Houston...
Via NBA Draft Blog
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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