Houston TV Station Uses NBA2K Screenshot To Report Troy Daniels Trade

The Rockets traded Troy Daniels to the Timberwolves today for Corey Brewer and a draft pick, and Houston Fox affiliate KRIV reported on it during tonight's news. They didn't use an actual photo of Daniels, though; they used a screen shot from the NBA2K video game instead, for some reason. » 12/19/14 11:54pm 12/19/14 11:54pm

James Harden Isn't Godawful At Defense, But The GIFs Are Still Funny

The GIF above showcases objectively fucking awful defense by James Harden against the Knicks last night. He makes absolutely no effort to prevent Shane Larkin from dribbling by him, he doesn't try and steal the ball, he doesn't foul Shane Larkin to stop the play, he doesn't drop back and try to turn a three-on-one… » 11/25/14 8:30am 11/25/14 8:30am

Kevin Durant To Dwight Howard: "You're A Pussy"

I don't think you can really call what happened between the Thunder and Rockets last night a "basketball game," what with both teams shooting under 30 percent and the Rockets winning 69-65 (even the mid-90s Knicks would blanch at that score). An ugly game like that tends to breed contempt—both sides let loose some… » 11/17/14 9:58am 11/17/14 9:58am

Kobe And Dwight Howard Talk Shit To Each Other, Get Double Technicals

Dwight Howard left the Lakers a season ago, but because of Kobe Bryant's achilles injury, the two haven't played against each other since their ill-fated partnership blew up in everybody's face. If you thought things between the two were all good, well, you don't know Kobe Bryant very well. » 10/29/14 1:26am 10/29/14 1:26am

Game Of Telephone Unfairly Paints Howard And Harden As Bad Teammates

So, what's to blame for a totally innocuous comment by Rockets big man Donatas Motiejunas getting blown up and passed down the grapevine as incriminating evidence that Dwight Howard and James Harden are aloof and alienate the rest of their teammates? Laziness, or malice, or just a really slow news day when something » 8/08/14 5:16pm 8/08/14 5:16pm

A Good Offer Sheet Leaves Everyone Pissed Off

Of the three interested parties, no one really expected Chandler Parsons to be a Dallas Maverick, and I'm not convinced anyone, even the Mavs, wanted it to happen. But after everything clicked into place in the convoluted clockwork of NBA free agency, the Rockets declined to shell out $15 million a year for the… » 7/15/14 9:29am 7/15/14 9:29am

Rockets Fans Go Through Emotional Wringer Of Parsons And Lillard Shots

This is heartbreaking and absolutely hilarious. These guys are so fired up for the Chandler Parsons shot that gave Houston the momentary lead in last night's game that it makes the reference-room silence after the Lillard buzzer-beater devastatingly funny. Unless you're a Rockets fan, obviously. » 5/03/14 6:13pm 5/03/14 6:13pm

Front-Row View Of Damian Lillard's Buzzer-Beater Is Awesome

This Vine is awesome. It's a court-level view of Damian Lillard curling around a screen, clapping for the ball, and sinking the game-winning buzzer-beater from behind the arc against Houston last night. Everything about it is perfect. The angle, the clapping, the shot, the buzzer and mostly, the crowd reaction. Be… » 5/03/14 10:17am 5/03/14 10:17am