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Dwight Howard Lands in Houston

Dwight Howard Lands in HoustonBob 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 LakerNBA 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 HowardABC/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 RocketsDoug 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 HoustonNBA 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 AsikJed 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...

Kobe Bryant Predicts Howard, Paul Will Both Stay in Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant Predicts Howard, Paul Will Both Stay in Los AngelesDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES) --  The NBA is expected to have a crazy summer once free agency opens on July 1, but there's one respected NBA star that believes it may be a quiet one. It's no secret that Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight...

Sources: Rockets Hopeful They Can Land Dwight Howard

Sources: Rockets Hopeful They Can Land Dwight HowardNBA Via Los Angeles Lakers (NEW YORK) --  The Houston Rockets believe they have a real chance to land Dwight Howard in free agency. Sources close to the process told ESPN.com that the Rockets have received what has been described as "hopeful sign...

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/3/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 5/3/13Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA Playoffs - First Round: Indiana Pacers 81 - Atlanta Hawks 73 (Pacers win series, 4-2) New York Knicks 88 - Boston Celtics 80 (Knicks win series, 4-2) Oklahoma City Thunder 103- Houston Rockets 94 (Thunder win...

Rockets Stay Alive, Beat Thunder 107-100

Rockets Stay Alive, Beat Thunder 107-100Al Bello/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- The flu didn't mess up James Harden's game. Harden, who missed the morning shootaround due to sickness, scored a team high 31 points, and hit 7 of 9 from 3-point land leading the Houston Rockets past the Oklahoma...

Rockets Clip Thunder 105-103 for First Win of Series

Rockets Clip Thunder 105-103 for First Win of SeriesBob Levey/Getty Images(HOUSTON) --  The Houston Rockets avoided elimination with a 105-103 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder Monday night. Chandler Parsons scored 29 points, while Patrick Beverly added 16 to help the Rockets avoid a four-game swe...

Thunder Hold Off Rockets, 104-101, One Game Away From Sweep

Thunder Hold Off Rockets, 104-101, One Game Away From SweepScott Halleran/Getty Images(HOUSTON) -- Kevin Durant took the Oklahoma City Thunder on his back and guided them to a 104-101 victory over the Rockets on Saturday night to take a 3-0 series lead. Without All-Star guard Russell Westbrook, who will miss t...

Russell Westbrook To Miss Remainder Of Postseason

Russell Westbrook To Miss Remainder Of PostseasonChristopher Trotman/Getty Images (OKLAHOMA CITY) --  Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook underwent knee surgery to repair a lateral meniscus tear in his right knee and will miss the remainder of the postseason, the team announced Saturda...

Rockets’ Jeremy Lin Chest X-Rays Negative

Rockets’ Jeremy Lin Chest X-Rays NegativeChristian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin could be able to play in Game 3 on Saturday against the Thunder after x-rays on his bruised chest muscle came back negative. Lin sat out during the second half of Game 2 due ...

Durant and Westbrook Lead Thunder Past Rockets

Durant and Westbrook Lead Thunder Past Rockets Christian Petersen/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant each had 29 points leading the Oklahoma City Thunder past the Houston Rockets 105-102 Wednesday night. The win gives the Thunder a 2-0 lead in their best-of-seven...

Durant, Thunder Take Care of Rockets 120-91

Durant, Thunder Take Care of Rockets 120-91Christian Petersen/Getty Images(OKLAHOMA CITY) --  Playing against a former teammate in the postseason is not an easy thing, but Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook managed to get it done. Durant scored 24 points, Westbrook finished two assists shy...

Lakers Top Spurs In First Game Without Kobe

Lakers Top Spurs In First Game Without KobeNBA Via Los Angeles Lakers(LOS ANGELES) --  Even without Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers still find themselves just one win away from a trip to the postseason. Dwight Howard scored 26 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the Lakers to a 91-8...

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/20/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/20/13Ronald Martinez/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: The Miami Heat (53-14) came back from 27 points down to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers (22-46), 98-95. The Heat have now won 24 games in a row.The Brooklyn Nets (40-28) bounced the Dallas Mavericks (32-36)...

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/13/13

Scoreboard Roundup – 3/13/13Brian A. Westerholt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- NBA: The Miami Heat (49-14) defeated the Philadelphia 76ers (24-40), 98-94. The Heat have now won 20 games in a row.The Atlanta Hawks (35-29) clipped the Los Angeles Lakers (34-32), 96-92.The Indiana Pacers...

Rockets Welcome Aaron Brooks Back to Houston

Rockets Welcome Aaron Brooks Back to HoustonSacramento Kings/NBA(HOUSTON) -- The Houston Rockets signed free agent guard Aaron Brooks on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.The Rockets originally selected Brooks with the 26th overall pick in the 2007 NBA Draft. He spent his first three...

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