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TV Station Uses Troy Daniels NBA2K Photo During Phone Interview (Video)

So, Troy Daniels gets traded from Rockets to T-Wolves and as you can imagine he is very disappointed. You can hear it in his voice, he is heartbroken, so how does Houston Fox affiliate KRIV make him feel better? By not even caring enough to find a real photo of him, but instead Jay The Intern (I made that up) who was probably playing 2K or something during the broadcast (I made...
Via BlackSportsOnline
22 minutes ago  |  Discuss

News Station Uses Troy Daniel’s NBA 2K14 Picture To Report Trade (Photo)

Friday came the announcement that Corey Brewer would be going to the Houston Rockets from the T’wolves in exchange for Rockets 2-year guard Troy Daniels. Come on MyFox Houston, had an interesting way of reporting the news. Did @MyFoxHouston just use a pic from a video game for ex @HoustonRockets player Troy Daniels? Wow! pic.twitter.com/l7LTKmCXnN — Jeff Ceynar (@Jpceynar)...
Via Geeks and Cleats
37 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Release Francisco Garcia

  In a separate move that helps accompany the additions of Corey Brewer and Alexey Shved, the Rockets have released veteran Francisco Garcia.   Houston is releasing Francisco Garcia, league sources tell Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 19, 2014   Garcia appeared in just 14 games this season, and couldn’t find consistency in the rotation, as he shot...
Via Rockets Social
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wolves trade Corey Brewer to the Rockets

A couple teams in the state of Texas are sure looking to shake up the NBA’s Western Conference. A day after the Dallas Mavericks acquired Rajon Rondo, it appears that the division-rival Houston Rockets have picked up a solid piece. According to Yahoo Sports NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski, the Rockets have acquired forward Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a three...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Acquire Corey Brewer

The Houston Rockets have acquired Corey Brewer from the Minnesota Timberwolves, according to Yahoo! Sports. The Rockets will send Troy Daniels, a 2015 second-round pick (Sacramento) and a future second round pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves. Corey Brewer will earn $4.7 million during the 2014/15 season and $4.9 million during... The post Rockets Acquire Corey Brewer appeared first...
Via Hoops-Nation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Acquire Corey Brewer From The Wolves For Troy Daniels And Picks

  A day after the Mavericks made a trade for Rajon Rondo, the Rockets didn’t hesitate to make a move of their own, acquiring Corey Brewer from the Wolves for a package that will include Troy Daniels, and two future second-round picks.   Minnesota has agreed to trade Corey Brewer to Houston, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 19...
Via Rockets Social
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Timberwolves trade Corey Brewer to Rockets

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to trade Corey Brewer to the Houston Rockets, reports Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski. Minnesota has agreed to trade Corey Brewer to Houston, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) December 19, 2014 As part of the deal, Houston will send Troy Daniels to Minnesota and acquire Brewer and Ronny Turiaf....
Via Sports-Glory
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard kicks Nuggets mascot Rocky

Dwight Howard had a little bit of fun at the expense of a poor mascot during a stoppage in play in the Houston Rockets’ 115-111 overtime win over the Denver Nuggets Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center. Rocky, the Nuggets’ charismatic mascot, clearly was trying to annoy the Rockets center before the dreaded incident. As...Read More The post Dwight Howard drops Nuggets mascot...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard kicks Nuggets mascot in face (GIF)

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard delivered a playful kicked to the face of Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky during a timeout in Wednesday night's game at the Pepsi Center.Rocky was playfully taunting Howard when the Rockets big man kicked him in the nose:Given the delayed reaction in Rocky's fall, it's safe to say that he was not hurt.Howard scored 24 points and grabbed 16 rebounds...
Via Holdout Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Harden scores 41 to pace Rockets past Nuggets in overtime

  James Harden scored 41 points, including eight in overtime, and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 115-111 on Wednesday night after Arron Afflalo tied the game on a buzzer-beating 3-pointer at the end of regulation. Patrick Beverley sealed Houston's seventh win in eight games by hitting four straight free throws in the final 17.8 seconds. Harden had a big game at the...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Assign Clint Capela To Rio Grande Valley

The Houston Rockets have assigned assigned center Clint Capela to Houston’s single-affiliation NBA D-League partner in Rio Grande Valley. Capela (6-10, 245, France), has appeared in four games for the Rockets and recorded six rebounds, one assist, a steal and a block in 12 total minutes of playing time.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Returns As Houston Rockets Defeat Denver Nuggets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard returned to the lineup after missing eleven games to help Houston defeat the Denver Nuggets 108-96. Howard was out due to a strained right knee but looked great in his return scoring 26 points on 9 of 11 shooting along with 13 rebounds and 3 blocks. In his return game, Howard also managed to pass 10,000 rebounds in his career. Houston also had...
Via Basketball Bicker
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Johnson Jumped Over Ramon Sessions On Putback Dunk

The Houston Rockets’ Nick Johnson had the highlight of Thursday night after he jumped over Ramon Sessions en-route to a putback dunk. After James Harden missed a layup, a trailing Johnson, who was known for his huge slams at Arizona, showed off his 47-inch vertical. Even Rudy Gay was impressed by the slam on the […] The post Nick Johnson Jumped Over Ramon Sessions On Putback...
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Leads Houston Rockets To Victory Over Sacramento Kings

James Harden led the Houston Rockets to  a 113-109 victory in overtime over the Sacramento Kings on Thursday night. The Kings led most of the game before Houston came storming back. Harden hit a three pointer with 20 seconds left that tied the game up in regulation at 95-95 before the extra five minute period. Harden finished the game with 44 points, 8 assists, 4 rebounds, 3 steals...
Via Basketball Bicker
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Rumors: Houston aggressively pursuing trade deals for a winger or forward

The Houston Rockets are keen on pursuing trades to use their $8.4 million trade exception before Dec. 19. The Rockets acquired the trade exception from the Los Angeles Lakers as part of the Jeremy Lin trade in the summer. With injuries to Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones, the Rockets are interested in bringing in front court players or wingers to provide roster depth.Image by...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Injury Update: Terrence Jones remains out indefinitely

The Houston Rockets head into tonight's battle against the Golden State Warriors coming off a 100-95 win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday. At 16-4, the Rockets sit on top in the Southwest Division, tied with the Memphis Grizzlies. The Rockets continue to play without Terrence Jones, who remains out indefinitely with a nerve condition in his leg.  thepanamerican via Wikimedia CommonsI...
Via NBA Injury News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard isn’t coming back anytime soon

“Strained right knee” is a mysterious term even for medical experts, and certainly so for the average, Houston Rockets-loving person....
Via Athlon Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jason Terry Passes Jason Kidd On All-Time 3-Point List

Houston Rockets guard Jason Terry hit two three pointers in the first quarter of the Rockets home game vs. the Phoenix Suns to pass Jason Kidd for 3rd place on the all time list. Terry finished the game with three 3 pointers to get to 1990 total career three pointers passing Kidd’s 1988 total. It’s unlikely he will move up the list any more as Ray Allen (2973) and Reggie Miller...
Via Basketball Bicker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: James Harden had another lapse on defense

Houston Rockets star James Harden is everyone’s favorite punching bag when it comes to mocking poor defensive play. While Harden is hardly as incompetent defensively as the internet makes him seem, he is certainly not a great defender. He had another one of his “moments” on Monday night. At one point during Houston’s 91-86 win...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Doctor determined Dwight Howard abused his son

              Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard was investigated for whipping his 6-year-old son with a belt, but he has been cleared of all charges, reports TMZ. As TMZ Sports previously reported … Howard was investigated in Florida for hitting 6-year-old Braylon with a belt. Howard admitted...
Via Sports-Glory
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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