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Aldridge Torches Rockets, Portland Takes 2-0 Series Lead

Aldridge Torches Rockets, Portland Takes 2-0 Series Lead

Scott Halleran/Getty Images (HOUSTON, Texas) — For the second time is as many games, LaMarcus Aldridge set it off. The Portland power forward scored 43 points on Wednesday for the second straight game, leading the Trail Blazers to a 112-105 win over H…

NBA All-Star Reserves Announced

NBA All-Star Reserves Announced

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The reserves for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans were named Thursday night.
Reserves are picked by the coaches –  the Western Conference coaches picking their side and the East picking the…

Harden Scores 28 as Rockets Blow by Spurs 111-98

Harden Scores 28 as Rockets Blow by Spurs 111-98

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(SAN ANTONIO) –  James Harden scored 28 points to lead the Houston Rockets over the San Antonio Spurs 111-98 on Wednesday.
Dwight Howard added 15 points and 20 rebounds for the Rockets, (19-11) who moved within 3 1/2 g…

Rockets Bump Knicks 109-106

Rockets Bump Knicks 109-106

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  James Harden scored 36 points as the Houston Rockets outlasted the New York Knicks 109-106 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
Jeremy Lin scored 21 points in his return to New York for the Roc…

Sixers Stun Rockets 123-117 in Overtime

Sixers Stun Rockets 123-117 in Overtime

Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — James Anderson scored a career-high 36 points, Tony Wroten added a triple-double, and the Philadelphia 76ers stunned the Houston Rockets 123-117 on Wednesday night.
Playing in place of injured rookie Michae…

Dwight Howard Thinks the Magic Should Have Retired His Number

Dwight Howard Thinks the Magic Should Have Retired His Number

Bob Levey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Even though Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard’s tenure with the Orlando Magic didn’t end well, he was still upset that the team didn’t retire his number 12 jersey, instead of giving it to another player.
“I just t…

Dwight Howard Responds to Kareem

Dwight Howard Responds to Kareem

Bob Levey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In wake of Basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s comments on ESPN’s “First Take” on Thursday about Rockets center Dwight Howard having a low basketball IQ, Howard responded on Friday.
“You can’t win three De…

Houston Rockets Sign Ronnie Brewer

Houston Rockets Sign Ronnie Brewer

NBA via Oklahoma City Thunder(HOUSTON) –  The Houston Rockets continued their busy offseason Wednesday, signing veteran guard Ronnie Brewer to a contract.
Brewer gives the Rockets a high-energy, defensive presence who can help guard the top guard…

Jeremy Lin Looking Forward to Working with Howard

Jeremy Lin Looking Forward to Working with Howard

Bob Levey/Getty Images(BEIJING) — Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin is looking forward to playing with the biggest free agent addition this summer in Dwight Howard.
Lin has not had the chance to work out with Howard, but has spoken with him about what …

ESPN: Houston Rockets to Sign Marcus Camby

ESPN: Houston Rockets to Sign Marcus Camby

NBA via Houston Rockets (HOUSTON) –  The Houston Rockets added another big man Sunday, agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent center Marcus Camby.
Sources confirmed to ESPN Sunday that Camby will sign with the Rockets for the veterans minimu…

Rockets’ GM Daryl Morey Says Team Is Done Making Moves

Rockets’ GM Daryl Morey Says Team Is Done Making Moves

Bob Levey/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Houston Rockets made arguably the biggest splash in free agency this summer when they signed center Dwight Howard. According to the Rockets’ general manager Daryl Morey, the team is done making moves.The Rockets …

Dwight Howard Lands in Houston

Dwight Howard Lands in Houston

Bob Levey/Getty Images(HOUSTON, TEXAS) — The Houston Rockets officially welcomed their new addition, Dwight Howard, with a press conference on Saturday. The deal is worth $88 million over four years.
“It means a lot to me just to have a fresh start an…

Steve Nash: Howard Never Wanted to Be a Laker

Steve Nash: Howard Never Wanted to Be a Laker

NBA via Los Angeles Lakers (LOS ANGELES) –  Looking back on a tumultuous season for the Los Angeles Lakers, point guard Steve Nash said what everyone already knew, Dwight Howard never wanted to be a Laker in the first place.
“Ultimately, I think …

Shaquille O’Neal Calls Out Dwight Howard

Shaquille O’Neal Calls Out Dwight Howard

ABC/Lorenzo Bevilaqua(DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.) — Now that Dwight Howard has decided to sign with the Houston Rockets, there has been no shortage of reaction. But perhaps the harshest criticism of Howard has come from none other than Shaquille O’Neal.Howar…

Dwight Howard to Join Houston Rockets

Dwight Howard to Join Houston Rockets

Doug Pensinger/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dwight Howard will have a new home in Houston next season.  Howard announced on Friday night that he will sign with the Houston Rockets.
The announcement comes after he met with the Rockets and four other t…

ESPN: Dwight Howard Picks Houston

ESPN: Dwight Howard Picks Houston

NBA via Los Angeles Lakers(NEW YORK) — Dwight Howard is headed to Texas.
According to sources of ESPN NBA Insider Chris Broussard, Howard has chosen to play for the Houston Rockets.
Howard was being courted by four other teams; the Atlanta Hawks, Dall…

Rockets’ Morey Doesn’t Want to Trade Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik

Rockets’ Morey Doesn’t Want to Trade Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik

Jed Jacobson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — It is no secret the Houston Rockets are trying to land free agent center Dwight Howard. Trade rumors are surrounding the team, but general manager Daryl Morey has no plans to trade players like Jeremy Lin and Omer…

Lakers Make Their Pitch to Howard

Lakers Make Their Pitch to Howard

NBA via Los Angeles LakersBeverly Hills, Calif. — The Dwight Howard Sweepstakes continued on Tuesday as the Los Angeles Lakers made their run at the All-star free agent big man.
The Lakers pulled out all the stops in their meetings, including Howard’s…

Lakers ‘Optimistic’ They Can Re-Sign Dwight Howard

Lakers ‘Optimistic’ They Can Re-Sign Dwight Howard

NBA via Los Angeles Lakers(EL SEGUNDO, Calif.) — In less than three days NBA free agency begins, and the Los Angeles Lakers are confident they’ll be able to re-sign All-Star center Dwight Howard.”I think the word I’ve used is ‘optimistic,” general ma…

Lakers Letting it be Known They Want Howard to Stay

Lakers Letting it be Known They Want Howard to Stay

NBA Via Los Angeles Lakers (LOS ANGELES) — The Los Angeles Lakers want center Dwight Howard to be a part of their future and they’re letting all of Los Angeles know.
The Lakers placed a huge banner on the side of the Staples Center Wednesday th…

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