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James Harden Showing Why He Is Everything You Thought He Was And Then Some | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.26.2015 | Sports

When you score 45 points in an NBA playoff game, you put yourself in an elite category that few players before have reached. When you do it and your n...

Dwight Howard Had An Unscheduled Sleepover At Houston's Toyota Center

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.26.2015 | Sports

He was an overnight success.

This Tic-Tac-Toe Game Is Painful To Watch

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.26.2015 | Comedy

Stay in school, kids.

Lil B Threatened To Curse James Harden, And Then Harden Lost His Powers

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.22.2015 | Sports

You tell me.

Jordan Schultz

Blame Doc Rivers For Clippers' Epic Collapse | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports

When you're the only team in the NBA not to have been to the conference finals since 1970, things usually don't go your way. In the case of the Los An...

Really, James Harden, Who Throws A Shoe?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports

Harden has obviously never seen Austin Powers.

Dwight Howard Challenges Heckler 'To Come Out Here'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.11.2015 | Sports

Easy now, Dwight.

Jordan Schultz

Blake Griffin Has Become A Bona Fide Superstar | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.12.2015 | Sports

Superstars are made in the playoffs, at least according to Paul Pierce. In a recent USA Today article, the Washington Wizards forward and future Hall ...

Jordan Schultz

Here's Why The Houston Rockets Are So Hard To Stop | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.18.2015 | Sports

Shoot three-pointers and layups. Don't shoot mid-range shots. It's a simple philosophy that has proven very effective for the Houston Rockets. At i...

Rockets Spark Uproar With 'Not Very Classy' Tweet

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.29.2015 | Sports

The Houston Rockets apologized to the Dallas Mavericks Tuesday after posting a tweet that was widely criticized for being unsportsmanlike. During ...

Rick Carlisle Tapes His Mouth Shut So He Can't Rip Referees Again

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.27.2015 | Sports

If you can't say something nice, there's always adhesive. Dallas Mavericks Coach Rick Carlisle, who was fined $25,000 for criticizing referees earl...

When All Men Doubt You

Joe Singh | Posted 04.24.2015 | Sports
Joe Singh

Sometimes the relationship between a player and a fan is deeper. Sometimes, you know a player's number won't be retired but in your head, it is anyway. For me, the number 9 in Boston will always belong to Rajon Rondo.

J.J. Watt Stuns 12-Year-Old National Anthem Singer, Wins The Night

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.22.2015 | Sports

When defensive end J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans isn't wowing us with feats of physical prowess, he seems to be having a good time. Tuesday night...

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.