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Please, Please Get Dwight Howard a Spot on the Knicks Roster

Vince Vega | Posted 05.23.2016 | Sports
Vince Vega

No one is better qualified to play "Howard Whisperer" than the Zen Master himself. Phil has taken troubled souls and righted their ships. If Phil could focus Rodman, he can surely strum Howard's sensitive heartstrings.

Time to Stick a Fork in the Houston Rockets and Morey's Analytics Dream

Vince Vega | Posted 04.28.2016 | Sports
Vince Vega

Now, with no one left to blame, it may be time for Morey to fire himself. The numbers don't lie. Chalking up the amount of team discord, failures per dollar spent and lack of hustle should surely materialize in stats that would demonstrate this team's status as a disaster.

NBA Reporter Who Asked Draymond Green Question About Floods Fired

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 04.27.2016 | Sports

UPDATE: Wednesday, 8:45 a.m. -- According to CSN's Henry Wofford, the reporter who asked Draymond Green this question was fired just one hour after la...

The Rockets Looked Unenthused After Harden Hit The Game-Winner

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 04.22.2016 | Sports

Dribbling hard to his left, then spinning toward the paint before stepping back and releasing the ball, the Houston Rockets’ James Harden sunk both ...

It Was All a Dream: Terrence Jones of the Houston Rockets' New Man Cave

Laurel & Wolf | Posted 04.25.2016 | HuffPost Home
Laurel & Wolf

With an average of 41 away games per season, there's no doubt that pro ballers spend a lot of time on the road. Sleeping in a luxe hotel bed has its p...

Why Did the Rockets Fire Kevin McHale?

Quora | Posted 04.18.2016 | Sports
Quora

Why did the Rockets fire Kevin McHale? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people ...

Yao Ming Has Doubters, But He’s Unquestionably A Hall Of Famer

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 04.04.2016 | Sports

When the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2016 was announced on Monday morning, universal applause and acclaim cascaded upon Allen I...

Committed Communities Making a Difference for Vets

Dakota Meyer | Posted 02.29.2016 | Impact
Dakota Meyer

Photo by Garth Milan One of the things I love most about America is our willingness to come together when it counts. Strong communities build strong ...

James Harden's Glaring Defensive Problem Is Way Worse Than You Thought

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.21.2016 | Sports

James Harden is arguably the NBA's best shooting guard. A splendid blend of step-back jump shots, gorgeous Euro-step forays to the basket and late-gam...

Kobe's Dunk Was So Good That D'Angelo Russell Got A Tech Foul For Celebrating

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 12.18.2015 | Sports

On Feb. 8, 1997, current rookie point guard D’Angelo Russell was in a crib somewhere in Kentucky, only 11 months old, while a 17-year-old Kobe Bryan...

What's Wrong With James Harden?

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 11.19.2015 | Sports

When you're an elite NBA player, subpar play and losing aren't supposed to be par for the course. And earlier in James Harden's career, both of these ...

Drake Dancing Courtside At An NBA Game Can Only Mean One Thing

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.10.2015 | Sports

Since the first telephone call was made in 1876, the universal signal for "call me" has been miming a phone to your ear using your thumb and pinky fin...

Harden Drops 43 Leads Rockets Past Kings

Malaika Bobino | Posted 11.07.2015 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

James Harden is no Stephen Curry but the runner up MVP is making noise as he gets his Rockets back on track in the West.

Lil B’s Very Real Curse On James Harden Is Back

The Huffington Post | Erick Fernandez | Posted 10.23.2015 | Sports

Some people just never learn. After being cursed by Lil B in May for stealing his "cooking" dance, one would expect that Houston Rockets guard James H...

James Harden Has His ‘What Are Those??’ Moment

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 10.02.2015 | Sports

It’s been a month of strange headlines for James Harden. While the public has already recently questioned his ability to adequately endorse products...

NBA Draft Pick Pulls Driver Of Overturned Car To Safety

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 09.15.2015 | Sports

Montrezl Harrell may have been known at Louisville for his ability to clean up the glass, but on Monday night, the Houston Rockets 2015 second-round d...

James Harden Celebrated His Birthday By Giving Kanye Bunny Ears

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.27.2015 | Sports

Houston Rockets guard James Harden, known in some circles as the "Players' MVP," celebrated his 26th birthday with the Kardashians on Wednesday night....

Dwight Howard On Charleston: 'I Felt Like That Could've Been Me'

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.22.2015 | Sports

He attended a vigil in Charleston on Friday.

The History of Professional Basketball in San Diego 1972-1984

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.19.2016 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz

After an interesting season where not one but two NBA franchises played various "home" games in San Diego despite calling other cities their home, the city of San Diego was without an NBA team. Enter the San Diego Conquistadors.

The History of Professional Basketball in San Diego 1967-1972

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.16.2016 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz

When the Rockets and the Clippers advanced past the opening round of the 2015 NBA playoffs to play each other in the Western Conference semifinals, it was somewhat surprising that there was nary a mention from sports journalists and fans alike of the franchises' histories in San Diego.

The History of Professional Basketball in San Diego, 1967-1972

Cyrus Saatsaz | Posted 06.15.2016 | Sports
Cyrus Saatsaz

When the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Clippers advanced past the opening round of the 2015 NBA playoffs, it was somewhat surprising that there was nary a mention from sports journalists and fans alike of the franchises' histories in San Diego.

Robert Horry: Charles Barkley 'Doesn't Like To Practice,' 'Doesn't Work Hard'

HuffPost Live | Julian McWilliams | Posted 06.08.2015 | Sports

Robert Horry, the seven-time NBA champion also known as "Big Shot Bob," sat down with HuffPost Live on Monday to discuss NBA TV's new documentary "Clu...

James Harden Pretends He Doesn't Know Who Lil B Is

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 06.03.2015 | Sports

Count on next season being a cursed one for Harden.

Jordan Schultz

Dwight Howard Is Finished Masquerading As A Superstar

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.30.2015 | Sports

Dwight Howard is a fine basketball player. It's not his fault that Houston was foolish enough two years ago to award him with a four-year, $88 million...

Riley Curry Is Back On The Podium And Singing Drake

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.28.2015 | Sports

She's one adorable showstopper.