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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, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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 ...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

After cursing Harden, Lil B scores tryout with 76ers D-League team

The Philadelphia 76ers are in a well-publicized rebuild that seems to have no end in sight. And it their search for hidden gems, their D-League affiliate -- the Delaware 87ers -- has extended a tryout invitation to rapper Lil B. Lil B is probably best known among NBA fans for his cursing Houston Rockets star James Harden for stealing his "cooking dance," which Harden performed after...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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 right…...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets face tough decision with rookie Montrezl Harrell

The Houston Rockets are in a tough spot financially this offseason after re-signing Jason Terry to a one-year deal.  The Rockets still have a decision to make on second-round pick Montrezl Harrell, who could leave the team hard-capped if he's signed. Here's Chuck Myron at Hoops Rumors with more:  "That leaves Houston with wiggle room to sign No. 32 overall pick Montrezl Harrell...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets re-sign point guard Jason Terry

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets have re-signed point guard Jason Terry. The 16-year veteran averaged 7 points, 1.9 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 77 games for the Rockets last season. He joined the starting lineup late in the season after a season-ending injury to Patrick Beverley and appeared in each playoff game for the Rockets, averaging 9.2 points, 2.8 assists and 1.9 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Jason Terry Signing Grade

(May 18, 2015 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Houston Rockets managed to re-sign veteran two-guard Jason Terry, despite a tempting offer from the New Orleans Pelicans that would have given the 37-year-old a notable pay raise over the minimum deal he signed in Clutch City. Terry isn’t the player he once was...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: James Harden Is Visiting His Alma Mater Arizona State Today

Houston Rockets guard and ex-Arizona State legend James Harden is back at his alma mater today. Here’s a picture of the bearded lefty with new ASU head coach Bobby Hurley and Hurley’s son.  Beard in the house!!! pic.twitter.com/NlVPD5VFpg — Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) August 22, 2015 The Sun Devils last won an NCAA Tournament game in 2009, Harden’s final season in...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry says James Harden 'was all over' him to return to Houston

Former Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons has a reputation for being one of the league's best recruiters, but apparently James Harden isn't so bad at himself.  With veteran free agent guard on the fence between staying in Houston or signing with another contender, Harden stepped up and made it known he was wanted there. Here's what Terry told Mark Berman of MyFoxHouston.com...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

A picture a day to keep the summer doldrums away- 8/20/15

Kevin McHale was just an awesome basketball player.  He excelled at almost every facet of it.  The best post-up moves the league has ever seen (only Hakeem Olajuwon can argue this).  An amazing shot-blocker.  The ability to defend the quick forwards (this is you Dominique Wilkins, Bernard King) to centers (Kareem included).  Later in his career he even began shooting and hitting...
Via Celtics Life
11 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s in a Tweet? Post from LeBron James worth $140,000

Celebrities occasionally agree to post a sponsored tweet, one in which they are compensated for advertising a particular company or product. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, a 140-character message from Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is worth $140,000. That figure came from Opendorse, which Rovell calls “a company that specializes in executing and monetizing digital...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry Returning to Houston Rockets, Passing on Pelicans

ATLANTA, GA – MARCH 3: Jason Terry #31 of the Houston Rockets drives against Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks on March 3, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)   Veteran guard Jason Terry has reportedly agreed to return to the Houston Rockets. The former NBA champion and...
Via The Sports Journal
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry Agrees To Re-Sign With Rockets

Jason Terry has agreed to re-sign with the Houston Rockets on a one-year deal, league sources tell RealGM. The New Orleans Pelicans also made a strong push to sign Terry. Terry averaged 21.3 minutes per game in 77 appearances last season with the Rockets and started all 17 playoff games. The Rockets acquired Terry during the 2014 offseason from the Sacramento Kings. Terry turns 38...
Via RealGM
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Looking Back On The Dwight Howard Trade: Who Is The Real Winner?

Losing a top-five player in the middle of his prime is always a crushing blow to the future of an organization. In 2012, the Orlando Magic were borderline forced to move star center Dwight Howard. In a four team trade, the Magic seemed to get the short end of the stick in a deal that was highlighted by Dwight Howard's move to Los Angeles. Only three years later it no longer seems...
Via The Sports Quotient
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Marc Gasol is the best center in the NBA

Marc Gasol The days of the center position dominating the NBA are over. We are now in the era of the point guard. There are currently more superstars at the point guard position than at any other position. Despite this, there are a handful of dominant centers in the NBA who deserve attention. Sometimes it can even be a challenge to determine who is worthy of being considered...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry likely to leave Houston for New Orleans

Jason Terry of the Houston Rockets is likely to be leaving for the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans offered Terry a contract to sign with them for two years earlier this month. The Rockets reportedly offered him a veteran’s minimum contract. Terry refused their offer, saying the offer was “insufficient”. Additionally, the Pelicans offered $600,000 more per year than what...
Via isportsweb.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: James Harden Helps Out ‘White Iverson’

It’s been quite a busy week for Houston Rockets star James Harden. For starters, the NBA MVP candidate’s new girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian, had a bit of a run-in with her ex, Lamar Odom. Then yesterday, Harden officially left Nike and signed a $200 million sneaker deal with Adidas, and to celebrate, he took a trip to Chipotle. But perhaps the highlight of the past week for Harden...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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