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Lillard tells Parsons about series clinching shot and how the Rockets “pissed” them off

Damian Lillard and Chandler Parsons traded some jabs during dinner Possibly the best series of the NBA playoffs during last spring’s epic first round may have been the Houston Rockets matchup against the Portland Trailblazers. The trash talking started with Chandler Parsons declaring he was the best small forward in the series, while three out of the six games went into overtime...
Via Pass The Pill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard still burning bridges with former teammates

“[Dwight] Howard also said of [Chandler] Parsons’s departure that it would not affect the team at all. Coming on the heels of the [James] Harden comments. Parsons said he did not mind the comments, but called them “ridiculous.” The callousness from Howard might hurt Parsons even more. He grew up in Orlando and did have a relationship with Howard as one of the area’s best...
Via Orlando Magic Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Of course an artist created a portrait of James Harden out of human hair (photo)

Unbeknownst to most folks who don’t make a habit of perusing some of the odder, or in this case, hairier corners of the Internet, there is a site devoted entirely to art inspired by and of Houston Rockets star James Harden. The site, James Harden Illustrated, is the brain child of designer/illustrator Filip Peraić. The […] The post Of course an artist created a portrait of James...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will the Houston Rockets be stronger next season?

The Houston Rockets tried hard to land Carmelo Anthony this summer. And when they failed to do so, they turned their interest towards Chris Bosh. They didn’t manage to land Miami’s superstar either and on top of that, they saw the Dallas Mavericks “stealing” Chandler Parsons from them. Houston acted quickly and brought in Trevor Ariza to replace Parsons and now, the Rockets...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Romance rumors: Mavs’ Chandler Parsons and Kendall Jenner

Dallas Mavericks forward Chandler Parsons and reality show star Kendall Jenner were spotted together having dinner over the weekend sparking rumors of a budding romance, the New York Post’s “Page Six” reports. The two sat next to each other at STK LA, with Jenner’s sister, Kylie, and two friends.  
Via Speleb
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: What Should Be Their Starting 5?

Houston Rockets: What Should Be Their Starting 5? By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… After signing Dwight Howard last offseason, the Houston Rockets were automatically billed as title contenders in the loaded Western Conference. They had an excellent regular season, winning 54 games and securing the 4th seed with their tiebreaker over the Portland Trail Blazers. This season...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas doesn’t think Rockets should have paid Chandler Parsons James Harden money

James Harden signed what was then a max contract extension with the Rockets back on Halloween of 2012. That netted him $13.7 million last season, and he will make $14.7 million next year. However, the salary cap has risen quickly in recent years, so guys getting max extensions this year can make a little more — Chandler Parsons is also going to make $14.7 million next season,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Rumors: Houston may bring Francisco Garcia back

The Houston Rockets swung and missed this year in free agency, going after LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh and not signing any of them. They did, however, sign Trevor Ariza to provide a much needed defensive presence, and they maintain their high hopes of contending in the Western Conference. They still have some work to do to bolster their bench, and bringing back...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Parsons rips former teammate Harden for comments

In case you missed it, former teammates James Harden and Chandler Parsons have been caught up in a war of words over the last 24 hours. It started with Harden’s comments in the Philippine Star (note to James: there’s this thing called the Internet, and people can hear you, even halfway around the world) where he declared that he and Dwight Howard are the cornerstones of the Houston...
Via Next Impulse Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden praises himself, Howard, calls other Rockets 'role players'

It should come as no surprise that the Houston Rockets struck out big time (so far) in this year’s NBA Free Agency. The Rockets not only failed to land targeted players such as Chris Bosh and Carmelo Anthony, but also managed to let budding prospect, Chandler Parsons, sign and offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks, without matching the three-year, $46 million offer. Sure, the Rockets...
Via Pass The Pill
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard: Parsons' departure won’t affect Rockets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard doesn’t think the departure of Chandler Parsons will hurt the teams title hopes next season. “It won’t affect us at all,” Howard said Friday, according to the Associated Press. Parsons, a three-year starter in Houston, signed a three-year, $45 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks. “We have myself and James,” Howard said. “We have...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  1 Comment

Phil Jackson: Dwight Howard left Lakers because of Kobe

Phil Jackson said Dwight Howard left because of Kobe Bryant This may not be ground-breaking news anymore as most people pegged this to be the reason for Dwight Howard’s departure from the Los Angeles Lakers, but Phil Jackson cleared up any gray area there might have been. The Zen Master, in his new book, states that Howard had no interest coming back to the Lakers once Kobe told...
Via Pass The Pill
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen talking to Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been bringing in LeBron James’ former teammates from Miami in Mike Miller and James Jones, and they are currently looking to add one more. According to a report from Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, both the Cavaliers and Houston Rockets are talking about potential deals with Ray Allen. Allen has been seriously considering retirement...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons: ‘I didn’t mean to sound ungrateful or disrespectful’

Chandler Parsons said Tuesday that his comments a day earlier were not meant to be disrespectful to the Houston Rockets. “I didn’t mean to sound ungrateful or disrespectful in any way,” Parsons said of his comments to Yahoo! Sports. “I just simply meant that I was offended that they didn’t view me as a core piece of their team going forward and they didn’t view me as...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  1 Comment

Chandler Parsons: 'Offended' how Rockets handled me

Chandler Parsons told Yahoo Sports that he was offended by the Houston Rockets and thinks he could have been the third star they were searching so desperately for. “Honestly, I was offended by the whole process,” Parsons told Yahoo Sports on Monday in a phone interview. “They publicly said that... The post Chandler Parsons Says He’s Offended By Rockets appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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