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James Harden Struggles With The “Carlton Dance” (Video)

Houston Rockets star James Harden is really good at basketball, but he’s apparently not a very good dancer. While hanging out with Alfonso Ribeiro, who played Carlton Banks in The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, Harden learned the “Carlton Dance.” Unfortunately, he struggled. For those who aren’t familiar with it, here is Carlton dancing on the show, as always, to Tom Jones...
Via Geeks and Cleats
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alfonso Ribiero teaches James Harden 'The Carlton Dance' (Video)

Alfonso Ribiero recently tried to teach Houston Rockets guard James Harden "The Carlton Dance", made famous by Ribiero when he played Carlton Banks on the classic TV series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air". Harden naturally wasn't able to execute the moves as easily as Ribiero, but it was funny to watch.H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. ...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Can’t Do the ‘Carlton Dance’

Houston Rockets all-star James Harden has a top notch beard, quick hands, great court vision and a down right disrespectful step back jumper /euro-step. However one thing he can’t do (if you don’t include playing defense) is the ‘Carlton Dance’ even when Carlton better know as Alfonso Ribeiro who played the character on The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air tries to teach him. I guess...
Via Hooped Up
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Harden tries to do Carlton dance with Alfonso Ribeiro

In terms of notable 1990’s comedic sitcoms, “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” has to be among the best to have come from the decade. Earlier tonight, actor Alfonso Ribeiro (who played Carlton on the show) got a chance to meet Houston Rockets guard James Harden. During their time spent together, Alfonso tried to teach James the infamous “Carlton Dance” and the below Instagram...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Did Chandler Parsons and Dwight Howard’s agent conspire for quicker payday?

Jason Whitney The Houston Rockets and general manager Daryl Morey finally struck out after having back-to-back years of landing stars James Harden and Dwight Howard. After losing out on the Carmelo Anthony, Chris Bosh and LeBron James sweepstakes, the Rockets compounded this by losing promising forward Chandler Parsons. However, there appears to be much more to this […] Sports...
Via Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets top ten best plays from 2013-14 season

Though it ended in disappointing fashion, the Houston Rockets still had a pretty good year as they finished fourth in the ever-so-tough Western Conference. The NBA just dropped a video of the Rockets’ Top 10 best plays from last season. Sit back and watch them highlights here: We should see more of the same next season even if they had a rough offseason. *** Howard/Parsons image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Officially Acquire Terry For Gee, Hopson

The Houston Rockets have acquired Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings. The Rockets will also acquire Sacramento’s 2015 2nd round pick if it falls between 31 and 49, and New York’s 2016 unprotected 2nd round pick. In exchange, the Rockets will send forward Alonzo Gee and guard Scotty Hopson to the Kings. Terry spent the beginning of last season with the Brooklyn Nets before...
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard has license suspended, ran 10 red lights

It’s pretty safe to say that Dwight Howard does not feel the rules apply to him … or at least the rules of the road. The Houston Rockets center has had his driver’s license suspended in the state of Florida since Aug. 15 for a number of infractions. According to court records, Howard was ticketed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard has license suspended, ran 10 red lights

Dwight Howard’s wallet got a little bit lighter this week after his license was revoked in Orange County (Fla.) for running ten red lights during a two-and-a-half-year period starting in 2012. TMZ reports that Howard only has to pay $285 to get it reinstated, which, along with being a screaming deal, is basically “couch money” for a guy who’s starting Year 2 of a 4-year,...
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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
6 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
12 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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Championship Odds Could Be In Houston’s Favor

The Houston Rockets have the odds going for them as they’re ranked sixth on the list of championship contending teams in the NBA; however, first on that list is none other than the Cleveland Cavaliers, who had a very auspicious off-season, according to Bovada. LeBron James decided to return to his northeastern Ohio roots earlier this […] Houston Rockets: Championship Odds Could...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Is Ramon Sessions A Good Fit?

The Houston Rockets and free agent point guard Ramon Sessions have shown mutual interest in the past few days according to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. With the Rockets’ thin bench and their precarious situation with the amount of serviceable and proven point guards on the roster, this news couldn’t have come at a better […] Houston Rockets: Is Ramon Sessions A Good...
Via NBA Draft Blog
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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