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Houston Rockets’ Dwight Howard: I Have No Hate for James Harden

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Dwight Howard has been the subject of media scrutiny all season long and there have been many reports on him being unhappy with the Houston Rockets. Many of those same reports have been saying that Howard and James Harden hate each other and have tried to get each other traded. That may or may not be the case, but Howard ...

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Dwight Howard: ‘I have not asked the Rockets to trade me’

Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets have begun contacting teams about a potential trade of veteran big man Dwight Howard, reports Yahoo! Sports. League executives told Yahoo! Sports that Howard’s agent, Dan Fegan, and the Rockets are working together on potential destinations for the eight-time All-Star. However Fegan told ESPN that the report wasn’t true: “I’m not privy to what the Rockets are doing or not doing with respect ...

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Dwight Howard on Rockets: ‘I want to make this thing work’

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Rumors are swirling that Dwight Howard, an eight-time All-Star and three-time Defensive Player of the Year, is unhappy, that he’s eyeing the exits out of Houston. Howard, who has a player option for next season at $23.2 million, disputed the rumors. “I chose to go to Houston (via free agency in the summer of 2013), so why would I just say, ...

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Houston Rockets Fire head coach Kevin McHale

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The Houston Rockets have fired head coach Kevin McHale, according to Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. The Rockets have started the season with a 4-7 record after preseason expectations had them contending for the NBA Finals.  McHale joined the Rockets as head coach in 2011 and compiled a 193-130 record in nearly four full seasons as head coach. Houston has named ...

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Nike won’t match Adidas $200M offer to James Harden

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Adidas wants Rockets star James Harden to be the face of the brand after offering him a  13-year, $200 million deal. According to TMZ, Nike has no plans to match the offer. Our Nike sources tell us the company has decided it won’t try to top the $200 million deal Adidas offered Harden last week. As we’ve reported … Nike had concerns about sinking that much ...

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Nuggets trade Ty Lawson to Rockets for 4 players and a pick

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The Denver Nuggets are trading point guard Ty Lawson to the Houston Rockets, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. In exchange for Lawson and a 2017 second round pick, the Nuggets will get Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, Joey Dorsey, Nick Johnson and a protected 2016 first-round pick. Lawson was charged with driving under the influence in Denver after he was pulled over in ...

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NBA free agency: Potential landing spots for All-Star big men

LaMarcus Aldridge

NBA free agency began Wednesday at midnight, and already tons of deals have gone down. But there are a plethora of big name, big men still waiting for the first domino to fall. LaMarcus Aldridge, Kevin Love, Greg Monroe, and others are all taking several meetings to find the perfect spot. Some guys want money, some guys want a chance at ...

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Rockets interested in signing SG Rodney Stuckey

Rodney Stuckey

Rodney Stuckey signed with the Indiana Pacers last offseason to help replace Lance Stephenson, and ended up having a huge season with them. He improved quite a few weaknesses that he had the year before in Detroit, and was a huge part of the Pacers’ success at staying in the playoff race despite not having Paul George. According to a ...

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Rockets open to trading both Terrence Jones, No. 18 pick

Terrence Jones

The Houston Rockets are looking to get rid of as much salary as they can, and there are quite a few players that they could be willing to deal. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, the Rockets are open to dealing both forward Terrence Jones and the No. 18 overall pick in tonight’s 2015 NBA Draft. Indicative ...

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Dwight Howard: ‘I’m still a champion’

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Dwight Howard sat down at the podium following the Houston Rockets 104-90 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday and answered a few questions. One of the questions Howard was asked was how tough it was to overcome injuries and then have the season end in five games in the Western Conference finals. “It’s tough, but I won’t stop fighting,” Howard said. “I’m ...

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