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Paul George Suffers Serious Leg Injury

Paul George Suffers Serious Leg Injury

NBA via Indiana Pacers(LAS VEGAS) — Indiana Pacers forward Paul George suffered what appeared to be a serious right leg injury in the fourth quarter of the Team USA intrasquad scrimmage in Las Vegas Friday night. 
George was running after James Harden, who was on the other team, when his leg buckled prompting him to slide into the base behind the basket. 
After the play everyone immediately stopped in shock and awe as it appeared George had broken his leg just above his ankle. Coach Mike Krzyzewski, medics and members of George’s family hurried to his side. 
George was treated on the court and had his leg put in an air cast before being taken off in a stretcher to a thundering applause.
The game was stopped after the incident.
“This is a very tough blow,” USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said. “It’s a first for us in USA basketball to have something like this take place. It’s a tough situation for our entire organization, our coaches and players and very, very emotional. There’s no way the game could have gone on under the circumstances.”
George is being treat at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Las Vegas.
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Chandler Parsons and James Harden Exchange Words

Chandler Parsons and James Harden Exchange Words

Christian Petersen/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Houston Rockets and Dallas Mavericks may have a rivalry brewing between then after Rockets guard James Harden said the team will be just fine without forward Chandler Parsons, who’s heading to the Mavericks.
“Dwight [Howard] and I are the cornerstones of the Rockets,” Harden told The Philippine Star. “The rest of the guys are role players or pieces that complete our team. We’ve lost some pieces and added some pieces.”
“I think we’ll be fine next season,” he added.
Parsons spent the first three seasons of his career with the Rockets and was one of the team’s best players. Still, he wound up signing a three-year, $46 million contract with the Mavericks that the Rockets decided not to match.
In responding to Harden’s comments, Parsons proclaimed that Harden’s attitude was one of the reasons why he left the team, adding that he wants to be considered an important member of a winning team.
This past season, Parsons averaged 16.6 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.
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Trail Blazers Knock Off Rockets in OT, Take 3-1 Series Lead

Trail Blazers Knock Off Rockets in OT, Take 3-1 Series Lead

Steve Dykes/Getty Images(PORTLAND, Ore.) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 10 rebounds to help lift the Portland Trail Blazers over the Houston Rockets 123-120 in overtime Sunday; Portland took a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven first-round playoff s…

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…

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…

Sources: Rockets Hopeful They Can Land Dwight Howard

Sources: Rockets Hopeful They Can Land Dwight Howard

NBA 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…

Rockets Stay Alive, Beat Thunder 107-100

Rockets Stay Alive, Beat Thunder 107-100

Al 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 Series

Bob 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…

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 120-91

Christian 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…

Rockets Tie NBA Record in Rout of Warriors

Rockets Tie NBA Record in Rout of Warriors

Christopher Trotman/Getty Images(HOUSTON, TX) –  Houston doesn’t have a problem…making threes.
The Rockets tied an NBA record and set a franchise mark with 23 made three-pointers in a 140-109 thrashing of the Golden State Warriors.
Jeremy Lin m…

Clippers Top Rockets Without Paul

Clippers Top Rockets Without Paul

National Basketball Association(HOUSTON) — The Los Angeles Clippers were without point guard Chris Paul for the second straight game and for the second straight night, that didn’t seem to bother them.
Jamal Crawford had a season-high 30 points to lead…

Rockets Crush the Bulls, 120-97

Rockets Crush the Bulls, 120-97

Brett Deering/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — This was hardly the kind of game Bulls’ fans were hoping to see on Christmas. The Houston Rockets came into Chicago and crushed the Bulls, 120-97.The Bulls trailed by just five after the first quarter, but it was …

Rockets Win In Lin’s Garden Return

Rockets Win In Lin’s Garden Return

Elsa/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jeremy Lin made sure his return to New York was triumphant one.
Lin had 22 points and eight assists against his former team, and the Houston Rockets defeated the New York Knicks 109-96 at Madison Square Garden on Monday n…

Spurs Survive Rockets in OT

Spurs Survive Rockets in OT

National Basketball Association(HOUSTON) — It took an extra period, but the San Antonio Spurs finally overcame the Houston Rockets on Monday night. 
Tony Parker logged his first career triple-double, Gary Neal added a career-best 29 and the Spurs…

Scorching Harden Leads Rockets Past Hawks

Scorching Harden Leads Rockets Past Hawks

Brett Deering/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — James Harden sure seems to like being a starter in the NBA.
Harden scored a career-high 45 points to continue his strong start with his new team, and the Houston Rockets got by the Atlanta Hawks 109-92 on Friday n…

Harden Scores 37 As Houston Defeats Detroit, 105-96.

Harden Scores 37 As Houston Defeats Detroit, 105-96.

Brett Deering/Getty Images(AUBURN HILLS, Mich.) — Shooting guard James Harden scored 37 points and had 12 assists in his Rockets debut as Houston scorched the Detroit Pistons Wednesday night, 105-96.The 2012 Sixth Man of the Year started off the game …

Rockets Agree to $80 Million Contract With James Harden

Rockets Agree to $80 Million Contract With James Harden

Oklahoma City Thunder/NBA(HOUSTON) — The Houston Rockets have agreed to a five-year, $80 million contract with guard James Harden.
Harden, who was traded to the Rockets Saturday, played his first  three NBA seasons as a member of the Oklahoma Cit…

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