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Dwight Howard does the Ice Bucket Challenge with garbage can

As the Ice Bucket Challenge continues to sweep across the world, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was the latest to take on the icy bath. Earlier today, Howard decided to go big with his attempt as he did his Ice Bucket Challenge with a garbage can full of ice water. Check out the full Instagram video of the challenge below: Great job, D-12! *** Howard image courtesy of Getty Images
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Dwight Howard’s Ice Bucket Challenge takes three people to pour

Jason Whitney Dwight Howard may not have done the funniest or most clever Ice Bucket Challenge, but he certainly had one of the biggest buckets. In fact, the bucket was so big, it took three people to lift it up and pour on the Houston Rockets center. In addition to taking the Challenge, Howard is donating $5 […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover...
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Houston Rockets: Kostas Papanikolaou Signing Grade

Houston Rockets: Kostas Papanikolaou Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content/Hoopstuff… Contract: 2 years, 9.4 million dollars; only the first year guaranteed at 4.8 million With the failure to lure a marquee free agent after the salary cutting done by General Manager Daryl Morey, the Rockets have quite a few questions on their roster. The signing of Trevor Ariza...
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James Harden believes he's the best player alive

It’s hardly surprising that an NBA player, who by virtue is one of the best basketball players on the planet by belonging to such an esteemed fraternity of professionals, would have a large if not inflated ego. It would be difficult to reach such heights in any chosen profession without a deep and profound belief […] The post James Harden believes he’s the best basketball player...
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Look At These Rockets Burst In The Air!

Nightfall, May 2, 2014 Chandler Parsons just flat-out loses Damian Lillard on a slip screen after Patrick Beverley mysteriously called for a switch on Parsons' man. Looking over the footage, it almost seems like Parsons already knows he’s headed home for a long offseason long before Lillard even calls for the ball on the inbounding play. The rest of this sequence permanently...
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James Harden Says He’s Best Player Alive

ESPN.com’s Scoop Jackson sits down with James Harden to discuss the payoff of hard work, the power of confidence and who is the best basketball player alive. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren’t, but in your mind, who is the best basketball player alive right now? Harden: Myself. Scoop: That’s what I was about to say, “including you.” You...
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James Harden Says He’s the Best Basketball Player Alive

Houston Rockets star guard James Harden thinks really highly of himself, so his comments shouldn’t shock anyone.  The confident shooting guard told ESPN’s Scoop Jackson that he’s the best basketball player alive. ESPN.com’s Scoop Jackson sat down with Harden recently and asked him who the best basketball player alive is, Harden didn’t hesitate to offer up his (obviously...
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You won’t believe how much Dwight Howard Lakers jersey are going for at LAX

Back in July, the Sports-Kings network posted an article after receiving a tip about how LAX airport was still selling Dwight Howard jerseys. Well, fast forward to mid August, and surprisingly, LAX is still selling Howard jerseys and if you have an extra $100.00 laying around, you can be the proud owner of one. Now, it’s not much of a surprise that a business would sell old jerseys...
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James Harden wore interesting hat to Rihanna and Eminem concert

Last night, Houston Rockets star James Harden and former OKC teammate Russell Westbrook decided to take in a Rihanna-Eminem concert at Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. During the festivities, Harden shared an Instagram photo of themselves hanging out at the concert and showed off his stylish hat: That is one stylish hat, James! *** Harden image courtesy of Getty Images
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Lakers jerseys still available for $100 in LA

They should interview the people who work at this LAX store and ask them the last time someone actually brought a Dwight Howard Lakers jersey. They might as well throw them in the trash, they are taking up space, put some Swaggy P jerseys up. Dwight Howard Laker jersey selling for $100 at LAX. Probably $3 at Marshall's pic.twitter.com/RO23vnHKrs — jeffpearlman (@jeffpearlman...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Motiejunas And Valanciunas Pace Lithuania To Win Over Greece

Houston Rockets stretch power forward Donatas Motiejunas and Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas provided the inside out offense and twin towers defense that held Greece at bay in the first half as Lithuania cruised to an easy 86-67 victory. The Raptors center had 14 points and 6 boards. Motiejunas finished with a game-high 18 points and 7 rebounds on 6-10 shooting. The one...
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Rockets News: Houston locks up Francisco Garcia to two-year deal

Despite a disappointing offseason, the Houston Rockets will be scouring for cheap candidates to fill out their depth chart. They made a move to address that by re-signing guard, Francisco Garcia, to a two-year, $3.2 million contract, according to Julio E. Castro of ElCaribe.com.The report comes from a Dominican news site and states the following:El informante, que pidió reserva...
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Francisco Garcia, Rockets Agree to 2-Year Deal

After Francisco Garcia was reportedly in contract discussions for a few days with the Rockets, reports suggest he has reached an agreement — 2-years for over $3.5M. Francisco initially opted out of this year’s contract (player option) with the Rockets, but after struggling to find a new team, Garcia will return to the Rockets for another season. Garcia averaged a modest 5.7 points...
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Rockets All-Time Starting 5

The Houston Rockets are celebrating their 45th season of NBA basketball in 2011-12, a history that includes back-to-back championships in the 1990s and a host of Hall of Fame superstars dating to the franchise’s 1967 inception in San Diego. After its 1971 move to a city that better suited the team’s nickname, the Rockets have seen many changes take place, such as the mascot shift...
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NBA: Rockets’ Donatas Motiejunas Interested in Playing for the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have a long history of being an attractive destination for NBA players. The combination of a winning tradition, large market, and beautiful weather, among other factors, have always presented a substantial amount of intrigue for an immense amount of the league’s players. The latest name with a desire to play for the Lakers is far from the premier talent that...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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