Dwight Howard drops ball on Robin Lopez, gets technical

Dwight Howard received a technical during the second quarter of Game 1 against Portland Sunday for dropping the ball on Robin Lopez after getting called for a foul on the Blazers center. The post Dwight Howard Gets Technical For Dropping Ball On Robin Lopez (Video) appeared first on Beyond The Buzzer.
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Jeremy Lin shoots ball over backboard during Rockets-Blazers game one

We’ve posted some pretty bad shots over the years here on That NBA Lottery Pick and during tonight’s Blazers-Rockets game one, we had a notable one from Jeremy Lin. With the shot-clock running down in the second quarter, Lin was forced to take a shot and well, the ball doesn’t exactly get anywhere near the rim: It’s okay, Jeremy. There will always be Linsanity! *** Lin shoots...
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Dwight Howard trades Chandler Parsons Ferrari for mohawk?

Dwight Howard hooked Chandler Parsons up with a Ferrari for giving himself a mohawk haircut.
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Rockets looking to make room for Carmelo Anthony?

According to ESPN, the Houston Rockets are confident that they can make the moves necessary in order to sign upcoming free agent Carmelo Anthony. In order to free up enough cap space, the Rockets would have to trade Omer Asik and/or Jeremy Lin. With the NBA’s salary cap projected to rise $5 million, the Rockets have […]The post Rockets Confident About Signing Carmelo Anthony...
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Dwight Howard Gifts Rockets Teammate Chandler Parsons With A Ferrari

Dwight Howard really likes his Houston Rockets teammate Chandler Parsons. The two recently made a bet that if Chandler got a mohawk, Dwight would give him a Ferrari. Well, Chandler cut his hair and then this happened:   I don’t know if he gets to keep it but it’s fun. Dwight is so much happier in Houston. He’s free to be him. Great mindset to kickoff their first round...
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Dwight Howard gets Ferrari for Chandler Parsons after mohawk haircut

As you probably know already, NBA players have some money to throw around these days and apparently, Dwight Howard might have gotten teammate Chandler Parsons, a special gift. Earlier today, Howard posted this Instagram video of Parsons getting a haircut and Howard asking fans if he should get a mohawk: Later, Howard posted another Instagram video of him giving Parsons keys to a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Here’s eleven-and-a-half minutes of James Harden playing atrocious defense (video)

James Harden, while a deadly offensive threat anytime he touches the ball, isn’t the strongest defensive player. In fact, the Houston Rockets scoring machine is a flat-out atrocious, careless and uninterested defender, as evidenced by this wonderfully delightful — or for lovers of fundamental basketball, shameful — video highlighting how Harden freelances, stands still and...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: James Harden doesn’t give a damn about defense

Tweet James Harden is easily one of the NBA’s best scorers. He’s capable of hanging 25+ on an opposing defense at any time. But when it comes to his own defense, Harden might be one of the laziest defenders in the league. Check out this lowlight reel assembled by Youtube user How U with a collection of some of Harden’s worst defensive possessions from the 2013-2014 season...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston’s Harden might want to learn defense before the postseason begins

Rocket’s James Harden is one prolific scorer in the NBA. He can drive to the rim, nail the outside shot and put up huge numbers any given night. And with the postseason about to begin this weekend, the Rockets will need his offensive firepower and hopefully, he will learn to play defense very quick. Check out James and his not-so-great defensive chops throughout the 2013-14 regular...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Van Gundy Picks Rockets To Win Finals Over Pacers

Jeff Van Gundy is known for making outlandish statements, so this comes as no surprise. The Houston Rockets rank second in points per game at 107.6, but they’re in the bottom ten in giving up points. They give up 103.1 points a game. Despite their defensive woes, Van Gundy believes James Harden and Dwight Howard will bring Houston their first championship in nearly 20 years. ...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Highlights of James Harden 'playing defense' are amazing

Houston Rockets guard James Harden is one of the most explosive offensive players in the NBA. The 24-year-old, two-time All-Star averaged 25.4 points and 6.1 assists per game during the 2013-14 regular season. Simply put, he’s one of the toughest covers in the NBA and drives opposing defenders nuts with his ability to get to the rim and hit long jumpers. With all of that said,...
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Rick Adelman reportedly won’t be back as Timberwolves coach

Rick Adelman’s tenure as the head coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves is over after only three underwhelming seasons, according to the venerable and surprisingly still well-connected Star Tribune sportscolumnist Sid Hartman. Hartman writes on Thursday that a source of factors ultimately will contribute to Adelman’s departure, beginning and ending with the health of his wife,...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Beverley has interesting pre-game routine

Everyone has their own way of warming up before a game. But the routine employed by Patrick Beverley is sort of of mind-boggling.Seen here is the Houston Rockets guard dribbling a basketball between his legs while catching and tossing a tennis ball simultaneously.If the NBA ever implements tennis balls into games, I know who I want on my team.Via For the Win
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Fan crashes into Chandler Parsons, asks for autograph

According to Bleacher Report a Houston Rockets fanatic ran a red light crashing into Chandler Parsons while he was on his way to the Toyota Center to get ready for their game against San Antonio. She then asked him for his autograph. Parsons, who is shooting now to see if he can go, was in car accident outside TC. Woman ran red light, hit his SUV, asked for autograph. — Jonathan...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets to release Dexter Pittman

In a bit of a surprising move, the Houston Rockets are going to release center Dexter Pittman, according Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle. The move is surprising because the Rockets just released big man Greg Smith to sign Pittman. Smith has been a solid contributor for the Rockets in the past, averaging 6.0 points and 4.6 rebounds in 15.9 minutes per game last season. He...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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