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Dwight Howard: Rockets Moron Won't Face Charges for Possessing Gun at Airport, Official Says

No charges will be filed, a police spokesman said. Howard was detained at the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston on Aug. 28 after officials discovered he had a gun in his bag.Idiot.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard Stopped At Houston Airport For Having Loaded Gun

Dwight Howard broke one of the biggest rules of flying last week. Howard was stopped Friday at George Bush Intercontinental Airport for having a gun in his carry-on bag, Houston Police Department spokesperson Kese Smith told ESPN.com on Wednesday. A further inspection revealed the gun — a Glock 26 9mm — was loaded with one round in the chamber, law enforcement sources told TMZ...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Howard brought loaded gun to airport, won’t be charged

    Many a center today draws inspiration from the great Bill Russell, one of the most dominant big men in National Basketball Association history. However, that inspiration should probably only apply to on-court greatness. You know, rebounding, outlet passes, rim protection, jump hooks, unselfishness, intangibles, winning team basketball. And the like. It definitely shouldn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard says James Harden is the best lefty to ever play, then walks it back

It's pretty obvious that Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard thinks very highly of his teammate James Harden's abilities, but he took it to a whole different level with a recent tweet about Harden being the best left-handed player ever.Howard's tweet was met with a lot of criticism, and some justified calls about Bill Russell being snubbed. But Howard stuck to his guns, at least...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dikembe Mutombo teared up when Hawks announced franchise will retire his jersey

Dikembe Mutombo was already celebrating a tremendous honor, but the NBA legend didn’t know “Dikembe Mutombo Day” was about to get better. According to Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Hawks CEO Steve Koonin announced the franchise will retire Mutombo’s No. 55 jersey during the 2015 campaign. The news surprised Mutombo, who had a touching reaction...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Hayes signs with Clippers

A few weeks ago, it was reported that Chuck Hayes would be signing with the Houston Rockets for the veteran minimum.  Well, apparently, something happened on the way to prevent that from happening. Never fear, though, fans of Chuck Hayes.  Today, the veteran landed with the LA Clippers. SOURCE: After losing commitment from the Rockets, […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Isaiah Thomas blocks Trevor Ariza in exhibition

If you’ve ever seen Isaiah Thomas play, you know not to be fooled by his diminutive stature. Apparently Trevor Ariza has yet to get that memo. Thomas laced them up for the Seattle Pro-Am squad in an exhibition game against the Drew League on Friday night, and it didn’t take long for him to provide one of the highlights of the summer. Ariza drove baseline and elevated for...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Hayes won't sign with Rockets after all

About a month ago, word was that Chuck Hayes would return to the Houston Rockets and sign with the team. Hayes began his career in 2005 with the Rockets, so the reunion seemed to make sense.But according to his agent Calvin Andrews, Hayes will remain a free agent and will be looking to play basketball elsewhere this upcoming season.Here's what Andrews told Marc J. Spears of Yahoo...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Hayes Won't Sign With Rockets, Pursuing Other Teams

Chuck Hayes will not sign with the Houston Rockets for the 15-16 season as expected. "Due to limited roster flexibility and other financial considerations, Chuck Hayes will not be signing with the Rockets as previously announced," wrote Calvin Andrews to Yahoo. "Chuck is very interested in continuing his playing career although he has received multiple offers to accept NBA coaching...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden photobombs Kanye West while celebrating birthday

The Houston Rockets guard, who finished second behind Stephen Curry in last season’s NBA MVP voting, reportedly has started dating reality television star Khloe Kardashian, which means he’s been rubbing elbows with plenty of celebrities. Wednesday night certainly was no exception, as he celebrated the special day with the Kardashian clan in Los Angeles and seized an opportunity...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden celebrates birthday with Kanye and the Kardashians

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden turned 26 on Wednesday, and he celebrated alongside his girlfriend, Khloe Kardashian, and her family. Kim Kardashian posted a picture of her husband, Kanye West, and mother, Kris Jenner, snoozing while Harden put bunny ears on the two. Rager!!!! pic.twitter.com/cYpPz6S43S — Kim Kardashian West (@KimKardashian) August 26, 2015 ...
Via Sports-Glory
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets face tough decision with rookie Montrezl Harrell

The Houston Rockets are in a tough spot financially this offseason after re-signing Jason Terry to a one-year deal.  The Rockets still have a decision to make on second-round pick Montrezl Harrell, who could leave the team hard-capped if he's signed. Here's Chuck Myron at Hoops Rumors with more:  "That leaves Houston with wiggle room to sign No. 32 overall pick Montrezl Harrell...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Jason Terry Signing Grade

(May 18, 2015 – Source: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images North America) By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer at Hoopstuff… The Houston Rockets managed to re-sign veteran two-guard Jason Terry, despite a tempting offer from the New Orleans Pelicans that would have given the 37-year-old a notable pay raise over the minimum deal he signed in Clutch City. Terry isn’t the player he once was...
Via HoopStuff
10 days ago  |  Discuss

A picture a day to keep the summer doldrums away- 8/20/15

Kevin McHale was just an awesome basketball player.  He excelled at almost every facet of it.  The best post-up moves the league has ever seen (only Hakeem Olajuwon can argue this).  An amazing shot-blocker.  The ability to defend the quick forwards (this is you Dominique Wilkins, Bernard King) to centers (Kareem included).  Later in his career he even began shooting and hitting...
Via Celtics Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry likely to leave Houston for New Orleans

Jason Terry of the Houston Rockets is likely to be leaving for the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pelicans offered Terry a contract to sign with them for two years earlier this month. The Rockets reportedly offered him a veteran’s minimum contract. Terry refused their offer, saying the offer was “insufficient”. Additionally, the Pelicans offered $600,000 more per year than what...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden signs $200 million deal with Adidas

Adidas has won the bidding war to sponsor Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden and his magnificent beard. According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, Adidas lured Harden away from Nike with a 13-year, $200 million contract—an average of $15.4 million per season. Per Spotrac, only 34 NBA players earn more than the value of Harden’s sponsorship. James Harden will earn almost...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Fantasy Basketball Preview

There have been a few promising changes to the Rockets lineup this offseason. Josh Smith took his “talents” elsewhere, Marcus Thornton was bought in to spark some second team offence, the Rockets secured the services of star point guard Ty Lawson, KJ McDaniels returned for another stint and the Rockets drafted rookies Sam Dekker and Montrezl Harrell. The good news from a Rockets...
Via Rockets Social
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Khloe Kardashian watches James Harden at Drew League

    Looks like the relationship between Khloe Kardashian and James Harden is official. Kardashian was spotted at King/Drew Magnet High School in Los Angeles Saturday watching her boyfriend play in the Drew League. The Drew League is a famed summer pickup league that is full of current and former NBA players. On Saturday, Harden scored 25 points to help LAUNFD defeat Citi...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Houston Rockets Legend Hakeem Olajuwon With the Dream Shake During Game in Africa

Hakeem Olajuwon is one of the greatest players to ever play the game. There isn't a Houston Rockets that watched him during his day that doesn't remember the time he walked to the podium after getting off the plane and uttered one word in the thick accent he had at the time that made the crowd go wild, "Unbeatable."The 52-year old legend was back in action for the Team World vs....
Via FatManWriting
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Josh Smith addresses ‘harder on me’ comment in essay

Josh Smith created something of a controversy last week when he made comments related to how his new one-year deal with the Los Angeles Clippers was going to put a strain on him and his family, saying his contract is going to make it “harder on me this year.” The fact that Smith is slated...Read More The post Josh Smith addresses ‘harder on me’ comment, greed accusations...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 30, 2015  |  Discuss

What Can Ty Lawson Bring To The Houston Rockets?

Let's get one thing straight before we dive into what this trade means for the Houston Rockets: the idea of what Ty Lawson could bring to Houston is of course fascinating to think about, but first, we need to take a step back.This is a troubled young man, in a serious situation. DUI's are no joke - too many people are killed every year, and the fact that he's in rehab is a testament...
Via The Sports Quotient
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Should lack of offseason moves worry you?

Daryl Morey Daryl Morey is a beloved general manager for any Houston Rockets fan because ever since he became the general manager for the Rockets in 2007, the franchise recorded winning seasons every year. The Houston Rockets consistently improved their records each year and went all the way to the Western Conference Finals last season. While the expectation from the Rockets fans...
Via isportsweb.com
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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