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James Harden NBA 2K15 commercial called The Beard Guru is great

There are few players in today’s NBA like Houston Rockets guard James Harden and his trademark beard is part of his persona on and off the court. Earlier today, 2K Sports released a new commercial for NBA 2K15 called “The Beard Guru” which stars Harden getting his beard worked on for the latest face-scanning feature for next-fen consoles. Check out the full spot below and well...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
36 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard has license suspended, ran 10 red lights

It’s pretty safe to say that Dwight Howard does not feel the rules apply to him … or at least the rules of the road. The Houston Rockets center has had his driver’s license suspended in the state of Florida since Aug. 15 for a number of infractions. According to court records, Howard was ticketed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard has license suspended, ran 10 red lights

Dwight Howard’s wallet got a little bit lighter this week after his license was revoked in Orange County (Fla.) for running ten red lights during a two-and-a-half-year period starting in 2012. TMZ reports that Howard only has to pay $285 to get it reinstated, which, along with being a screaming deal, is basically “couch money” for a guy who’s starting Year 2 of a 4-year,...
Via Next Impulse Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Center Dwight Howard Apparently Can't See Red

Dwight Howard has an issue with seeing red, but not every red. It's probably safe to assume that he can see the color on his jersey, the muppet standing next to him, and the red bikini on a babe by the pool.He just can't see stop lights.@MariManoogRead more »
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dwight Howard's license suspended for running 10 red lights

Dwight Howard is surrounded by a sea of red at the Toyota Center in Houston, but he might not be seeing it on the street.  According to a report by TMZ, the Rockets center's license has been suspended after he allegedly ran 10 red lights in more than two years in Florida.  Orange County officials told TMZ that it will only cost Howard $285 to get it reinstated.  The fine is...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Redhot Irving, Harden Lead Team USA in Rout of Serbia to Win Gold at FIBA World Cup

Team USA captured the gold medal in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, making quick work of Serbia, 129-92. Serbia led the game by eight points midway through the first quarter. Then Kyrie Irving and James Harden took over. The pair lit up the Serbs for 26 and 23 points, respectively. They also combined for just two turnovers. USA Basketball dominated the entire tournament, winning all...
Via Basketball Bicker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden gets lost on defense against Serbia at 2014 FIBA World Cup

Team USA handled Serbia rather handily in the Finals of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, 129-92. But there were still fundamental problems. Here’s another classic moment of James Harden getting lost in defense: It didn’t stop Team USA from winning the gold medal but the Rockets have to be worried about this lapse. You can do better, James. *** Harden image courtesy of Getty Images....
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Finding Their 3rd All Star

Houston Rockets: Finding Their 3rd All Star By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… It isn’t a secret that Houston had just about as poor of an offseason as any NBA team. They couldn’t sign a 3rd All Star to make a Big 3 with Dwight Howard and James Harden and the only big move they made was signing Trevor Ariza, who is a 4th option on a contender, but cannot be a 3rd...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yao Ming The Philanthropist Wants More Freedom To Spend

Yao Ming thinks China needs more freedom -- at least in one regard. The former NBA basketball star complained here on Thursday that his charitable foundation is hampered by Chinese rules limiting to 10 percent the share of contributions that can go toward expenses such as salaries for executives, office space and travel.
Via Hoops Addict
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Between a Rock and a HARDEN place…

Maybe it’s the beard. Maybe somehow those wily, long, facial follicles somehow became infected by the hot dog particles left there by a meal days gone by. Then maybe that infection had travelled up the follicle canal to the epidermis where it migrated through the cranial cavity and finally settled in the frontal lobe of the brain of one Mr. James Harden. The “HEbola” virus...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Rockets will not miss Chandler Parsons

Dwight Howard will look to lead a more defensive minded Rockets deep into the playoffs, without Chandler Parsons Besides the inability of the Rockets to sign a big name free agent this off-season, the next biggest story was the rival Dallas Mavericks snagging small forward Chandler Parsons. Parsons signed for 3 years at $46 million, much larger than his previous contract which only...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Trevor Ariza’s Best 3 Games From Last Season

The Houston Rockets have essentially swapped their promising young forward, Chandler Parsons, for a prime 3-and-D player in Trevor Ariza this offseason, in what many believe is an upgrade at the small forward slot. Ariza shot a career high 40.7 percent from beyond the arc last season, which easily trumps Chandler Parsons’ 37 percent from deep. Moreover, Ariza’s defensive...
Via NBA Draft Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Championship Odds Could Be In Houston’s Favor

The Houston Rockets have the odds going for them as they’re ranked sixth on the list of championship contending teams in the NBA; however, first on that list is none other than the Cleveland Cavaliers, who had a very auspicious off-season, according to Bovada. LeBron James decided to return to his northeastern Ohio roots earlier this […] Houston Rockets: Championship Odds Could...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Is Ramon Sessions A Good Fit?

The Houston Rockets and free agent point guard Ramon Sessions have shown mutual interest in the past few days according to Alex Kennedy of Basketball Insiders. With the Rockets’ thin bench and their precarious situation with the amount of serviceable and proven point guards on the roster, this news couldn’t have come at a better […] Houston Rockets: Is Ramon Sessions A Good...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 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
July 18, 2014  |  1 Comment
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