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The Houston Rockets and the “Headband Brothers”

HOUSTON, TX – MARCH 17: Corey Brewer #33 of the Houston Rockets stands on the court during a game against the Orlando Magic on March 17, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory...
Via The Sports Journal
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wait ‘Til Next Year | Houston Rockets

A nightmarish thirteen turnover performance for MVP runner-up James Harden in an elimination game should not cause fans to overlook a fantastic season for the Houston Rockets. If I told you their two best defensive players (Dwight Howard and Patrick Beverley) would miss a combined 67 games in the regular season and their starting power forward (Terrence [&hellip The post Wait...
Via No Coast Bias
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Rockets looking forward after elimination

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Rockets reached the Western Conference finals for the first time in 18 years before being eliminated in five games by the Golden State Warriors. ''We fought,'' star guard James Harden said. ''That's all we could do is fight. We put ourselves in a situation where we made it tough against a really good team, to be down 0-3, so we just look back at it and be...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Game to Forget for James Harden

James Harden is double teamed by Andre Iguodala (9) and Draymond Green (23) of the Golden State Warriors (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) When they needed him the most, James Harden could not produce for his team. On the verge of elimination, Harden was miserable from the floor and could not take care of the basketball. It is impossible to overlook the amazing season he had...
Via The Sports Journal
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Dwight Howard after losing playoff series: ‘I’m still a champion’

Dwight Howard is being ridiculed for calling himself a “champion” after losing to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals on Wednesday night. After his team was eliminated in five games, Howard was asked about his team exiting the playoffs earlier than they wanted. “No matter how the season ends, I’m still a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Josh Smith: 'I feel like I have top-10 talent'

Josh Smith's stint with the Houston Rockets has been brilliant and miserable, sometimes touching both ends of the spectrum in the same night. He's a polarizing 29-year-old, one who views himself differently than the general public does.Smith said as much during a recent interview on Grantland with Charles Bethea. When asked what his ceiling is as a player, here was Smith's response...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Goodbye To The Fun, Trolling Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets were finally put out of their misery in front of a live studio audience. We reflect on their trolling ride of demise. The post Goodbye To The Fun, Trolling Houston Rockets appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Delusional Dwight Howard after being eliminated by the Warriors: "No matter how the season ends, I’m still a champion."

Delusional Dwight Howard after being eliminated by the Warriors: "No matter how the season ends, I’m still a champion."Oh yeah, recall that dunk contest he won.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
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Do the Rockets need to make changes after being ousted by the Warriors?

Few people thought the Houston Rockets could make it this far. They were counted out after falling into a 3-1 hole against the Los Angeles Clippers...
Via Athlon Sports
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Dwight Howard: ‘I’m still a champion’

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Dwight Howard sat down at the podium following the Houston Rockets 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday and answered a few questions. One of the questions Howard was asked was how tough it was to overcome injuries and then have the season end in five games in the Western Conference finals. “It’s tough, but I won’t stop fighting...
Via Sports-Glory
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Riley Curry destroys the sanctity of the postgame once again

Steph Curry’s adorable daughter Riley was present at the podium once again after the Warriors’ Game 5 victory over the Houston Rockets.  And she was once again the real star of the show. Since we already had to live through a mind-numbing GREAT SPORTS DEBATE about a toddler, hopefully we don’t have to live through it again.  What’s even better than watching these Vines...
Via Awful Announcing
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Harden loses handle on ball in Rockets' season-ending loss

After carrying Houston to the Western Conference finals, James Harden couldn't even hold onto the ball when the Rockets needed him most. Harden set a playoff record with 13 turnovers and the Rockets were unable to stave off playoff elimination for a fifth time this postseason, losing 104-90 to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. "I put so much pressure...
Via AP on Fox
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard says he's 'still a champion' after playoff exit

  Dwight Howard is a “glass half full” kind of guy, which is an admirable trait. Except when the glass is empty.   Howard’s Houston Rockets fell to the Golden State Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Wednesday night, thus extending their NBA title drought to 20 seasons. After the game, Howard — who led the Rockets with 18 points, 16 rebounds...
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Teams To Watch In The NBA By Mybookie.ag

Back in January, when Dwight Howard of the Rockets said that the Warriors are not the best basketball team around, no one would have expected that we would be seeing these teams battling it out to get to the NBA Finals. All the same, here we are; and each team has its own strategy in an attempt to grab this big chance. Houston comfortably got past Dallas in the first round only to...
Via Oregon Sports News
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

What was Dwight Howard looking at on his tablet during Game 7?

What was Dwight Howard looking at on his tablet at the end of the 1st quarter last night? Twitter weighed in. pic.twitter.com/Fq9nYwccNG— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) May 28, 2015 "how to win an nba championship" - Dwight Howard on his iPad. http://t.co/jIJmA94XiR pic.twitter.com/hHjhuFFgvW— Lakers Nation (@LakersNation) May 28, 2015[Whitney Medworth]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive...
Via Bob's Blitz
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James Harden turnover memes show no mercy

Houston Rockets star James Harden set an NBA record on Wednesday night for most turnovers in a single playoff game. Harden turned the ball over an incredible 13 times in his team’s 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors, which ended the Western Conference Finals. The internet treated him accordingly. Y'all gotta stop. Made James...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard overthrew everyone in Game 7, blamed them

GIF: Dwight Howard overthrows receiver, blames receiver. Typical Houston QB pic.twitter.com/KJ56e2RKZy— The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) May 28, 2015Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lil B lifts curse, zings James Harden after Rockets loss

Lil B’s curse, once again, proved to be too much to overcome. It haunted Kevin Durant in the past, and this time it was James Harden who was done in during the Western Conference finals. Harden’s worst performance of the series came during Wednesday night’s pivotal Game 5, in which the Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals with a 104-90 victory. Coincidentally, Lil B was in...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rapper Lil B says he'll lift curse after Harden commits playoff-record 13 turnovers

The curse may be over — but it's too late for the 2014-15 Houston Rockets. James Harden played one of the worst games of his career Wednesday night, committing an NBA playoff-record 13 turnovers during the Rockets' 104-90 loss to the Warriors in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. The debacle was especially striking since Harden was coming off a 45-point outing just two nights...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ankle Insurance: Jason Terry lays claim to Steph Curry’s ankles

Aye y’all nobody is safe, even Lil B counted safe Steph Curry’s ankles Wednesday night. Curry is normally a star agent, but when you don’t pay your bill anybody can get it. The Warriors op won the series 4-1, but the Jason Terry aka The Jet took ankle payment as he made Curry crumble to the floor.
Via The Front Office News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Warriors beat Rockets in Game 5, advance to NBA Finals

It’s been a long time coming for the Golden State Warriors, but they are back in the NBA Finals for the first time in four decades after closing out the Houston Rockets in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. It wasn’t pretty. The Warriors struggled at times. Turnovers kept Houston in the game. But at the end of the night, Steve Kerr’s squad found a way. They were helped...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Klay Thompson takes knee to head from Ariza

The Golden State Warriors took care of the Houston Rockets and emerged victorious in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Wednesday night, but a big question mark surrounds the health of the Splash Brothers—Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Curry took a scary fall and exited Game 4, although he did later return. The league’s MVP struggled on Wednesday as well, draining...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harden has nightmare night in last game of Rockets' season

James Harden heard "M-V-P" chants all season as he led the Houston Rockets to the Western Conference finals, never more deserving than in Game 4 when he scored 45 points to avoid elimination. But in Game 5 at Golden State, with the Rockets' season on the line again, Harden had one of the worst games of his career. He set a playoff record with 13 turnovers, missed 9 of 11 shots and...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard nails Andre Iguodala in shoulder (Video)

Dwight Howard wasn’t about to go quietly in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. And we’re not talking about him putting together a monster game against the Warriors to keep the Rockets from being eliminated. Howard went to set a screen on Andre Iguodala in the final four minutes of the game and laid...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Howard could face suspension if Rockets force Game 6

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Dwight Howard could miss Houston's next playoff game after picking up his seventh technical foul of the playoffs. Howard and Golden State's Andrew Bogut were called for a double technical in the second quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Wednesday night. Unless the call is rescinded by the NBA, Howard would miss Game 6 if the Rockets are still...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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