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10 Things I Learned at the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 02.12.2015 | Sports
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

I attended a Golden State Warriors game on Wednesday, December 10th as they battled the Houston Rockets. Here are 10 things that I learned:

Kevin Durant Reportedly Called Dwight Howard A 'P---y'

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports

Kevin Durant sat out Sunday’s game against the Houston Rockets due to a foot injury, but that didn’t stop the Oklahoma City Thunder star from gett...

Charles Barkley Will Not Eat Until The Los Angeles Lakers Win A Game

The Huffington Post | Kyle Franco | Posted 11.07.2014 | Sports

Bold statements are nothing new for Charles Barkley. During TNT's pregame show Thursday night, Barkley claimed that he would not "eat another meal" un...

20 Things I Learned From Attending the Golden State Warriors Game

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 01.06.2015 | San Francisco
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

The Golden State Warriors are undefeated this season, 4-0, I attended the game on 11/5 at the Oracle Arena where they defeated the LA Clippers who eliminated them last season in the playoffs. Here are 20 things I learned.

Kobe And Dwight Look Like They Really Don't Like Each Other

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 10.29.2014 | Sports

The apparent disdain Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard have for each other was glaring in the fourth quarter of their season-opener on Tuesday night. ...

Melvina's Descendants, Michelle Obama's Cousins

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 12.20.2014 | Black Voices
Megan Smolenyak

Back in 2009, I traced the then-new First Lady's family tree back four or five generations on all branches, but of all the ancestors I uncovered, it was a great-great-great-grandmother named Melvina Shields McGruder who captured my attention.

Jordan Schultz

NBA Free Agency Winners And Losers | Jordan Schultz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Sports

With megastars and mega money, NBA free agency perhaps has eclipsed the regular season itself in terms of pure excitement. Rumors run wild, as players...

NBA Star Dwight Howard Deletes #FreePalestine Tweet

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.14.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Apparently NBA star Dwight Howard has some things to say about the conflict between Israel and Gaza. Well, kind of. Over the weekend, the Houston ...

Jordan Schultz

What Are Best Fits For LeBron and Carmelo? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

The NBA offseason arrived with a flurry of perfectly manicured -- and not so perfectly manicured -- draft night suits in what was perhaps the most ant...

5 Teams To Watch When NBA Free Agency Begins

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports

All the anticipation. All the rumors. All the speculation. It all comes to a head beginning at midnight Eastern time, when the NBA free agent market ...

The Forgotten Finals

CBS Sports | Posted 06.04.2014 | Sports

When the day came for the two giants to be enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the long, intertwined paths traveled by Hakeem ...

NBA Draft: Is It Worth Tanking?

Dan Karpuc | Posted 07.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Karpuc

Since 1990, the NBA has been using a weighted lottery system, which gives the worst team in the league the best chance to land the No. 1 pick, but also gives others outside chances of landing it.

WATCH: Rockets Fans' Joy Turns To Sorrow After Buzzer Beater

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.05.2014 | Sports

A handful of Houston Rockets fans were overjoyed in the final minute of Game 6 when Chandler Parsons made a layup with .9 seconds left in the game. Bu...

WATCH: Buzzer Beater Clinches NBA Playoff Series

AP | ANNE M. PETERSON | Posted 05.03.2014 | Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard couldn't believe when he got a clear look at the rim. With the final buzzer about to sound, he took his shot....

Portland Police Find One Form Of Theft They Can Get Behind

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.21.2014 | Sports

The Portland Police department let its thousands of Twitter followers know what form of theft it can get behind: The Trail Blazers stealing a playoff ...

WATCH: Basketball Player's Pre-Game Warmup Routine Is Incredible

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.17.2014 | Sports

Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley showed off a very impressive pregame warmup on Wednesday night before a game against the New Orleans Pelicans. ...

WATCH: Fan's Amazing Gesture After Catching Autographed Basketball

Complex Sports | Posted 03.28.2014 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports As you would probably expect, the 76ers/Rockets game turned out to be pretty uneventful last night. The Rockets ...

WATCH: Dwight Laughs At Himself After Passing Blunder

Complex Sports | Posted 03.12.2014 | Sports

By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports Dwight Howard had a pretty hilarious brain fart moment during last night's Rockets/Thunder game. Nearly double-tea...

DeMarcus Cousins Needed To Be Restrained After Ejection

Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins got ejected for the eighth time in his career on Tuesday night and then became so angry that he needed to be ...

Dwight Chants 'Howard Sucks' With Lakers Fans

Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

Dwight Howard recorded a double-double in his first road game against the Lakers since leaving them for the Rockets after one season and of course, fa...

Rockets Sharpshooter Breaks NBA Record

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Houston's Chandler Parsons caught fire in the second half on Friday night against Memphis. After only scoring four points in the first half, the Rocke...

WATCH: Houston Rockets Mascot Scares The Players Silly

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Forget the San Antonio Spurs, the Houston Rockets need to keep an eye on their own mascot. This week, 'Clutch the Bear' set up inside the Houston ...

Z-Bo Rips Refs After Loss

Posted 12.27.2013 | Sports

Memphis' Zach Randolph was not happy with the officiating after losing to the Houston Rockets on Thursday night. "It's obvious it was the refs ton...

NBA Christmas Schedule Not Exactly A Gift

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 02.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — If the NBA had a Christmas wish, it might be for a different holiday schedule. The one that was drawn up seemed stron...

Rockets Top Bulls 109-94

AP | KRISTIE RIEKEN | Posted 12.19.2013 | Chicago

HOUSTON (AP) — Dwight Howard scored 23 points and James Harden and Chandler Parsons added 19 each as the Houston Rockets used a big third-quarter ru...