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3 hrs ago | Blue Man Hoop
Dec 13, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson drives in against Houston Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 116-112.
6 hrs ago | University of Toledo
TOLEDO, OH The Toledo volleyball team had its home opener spoiled by Valparaiso on Tuesday, as the Rockets were defeated 3-0 by the Crusaders in Savage Arena. "We had a couple good individual performances which is what we've had for the last couple weekends, but not a whole team performance," head coach Greg Smith said.
10 hrs ago | Burnt Orange Nation
Eric Davis was born to score buckets. And the shooting guard from Michigan announced on Tuesday evening that he'll be scoring his buckets as a collegian at the University of Texas.
10 hrs ago | Reuters
The driver's license of Houston Rockets eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard has been suspended in Florida for his failure to pay a fine for running a red light, court records show. Howard, who played for the NBA's Orlando Magic from 2004 to 2012, racked up 10 tickets for running red lights while in the Orlando area.
13 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm
According to David Pick , Josh Selby contemplated walking away from the game of basketball this summer at the tender age of 23. Four years ago, nobody would've guessed that this is where Selby's career would be at this point - down in the doldrums, fighting for a roster spot - and the reason why is simple: After a decorated high school career, which saw him average 32 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals per game as a senior at Baltimore's Lake Clifton High School, Selby had everything going for him in the basketball world.
16 hrs ago | CBS Local
A year ago, Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki did a video parody of the well-known Geico Hump Day commercial. Dirk walked around Mavs offices asking people if they know what day it is, ultimately yelling that today is gameday.
16 hrs ago | Sactown Royalty
When the Kings drafted Omri Casspi with the 23rd pick in the 2011 draft, it was hope that the athletic Israeli forward could be part of a new youthful resurgence along with Tyreke Evans . For the first 29 games of his career, he even looked like he could be a future star, averaging 12.1 points on a very efficient 49.4% from the field and 44.1% from three.
18 hrs ago | Hardwood Paroxysm
Yep, Team USA totally OWNED every country they played and came home with the gold medal in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. But we already knew that was going to happen and it did happen, so let's go back and take a look at how it happened.
19 hrs ago | Silver Screen and Roll
It's time for Jeremy Lin to come into his own, silencing narratives and letting his play on the court do the talking. Without a single minute as a Los Angeles Laker under his belt, Silver Screen & Roll has already dedicated literally thousands of words to Jeremy Lin.
It's all coming to an end for Steve Nash, and he deserves a fair chance to end his career the way he wants. Steve Nash's time with the Los Angeles Lakers has been an outright failure, there's no way around it.
But after a visit to Ryan Middle School's Baylor College of Medicine Academy for the Rockets' Clutch City Checkmate Challenge, he is more confident in his game. Ariza, along with guard Troy Daniels and general manager Daryl Morey attended the event at the middle school where Morey spoke about strategy to the school'd chess club and then all three joined the players to play against American Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar.
't exactly a scarce commodity in the world of professional sports. If anything, it's a prerequisite for any championship-caliber psyche - the mental pillar on which the world's best athletes and coaches will inevitably lean in times both boom and bust.
After striking out on the home run hitters of the 2014 crop, the storied franchise shifted its focus to the superstar targets slated to hit the market over the coming years. Maintaining future flexibility has taken precedence above all else although the purple and gold still hope to put a competitive product on the floor in the present.
Klay Thompson rises to NBA elite with golden offseason After a breakout showing with Team USA, Klay Thompson may be the best shooting guard in the NBA. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s42n5C USA and Warriors guard Klay Thompson enjoys his gold medal at the FIBA World Cup alongside NBA and USA teammate Stephen Curry.
In the first set of rankings -- 100-51 -- both Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons make appearances. 2013-14 statistics a 19.0 PPG, 5.7 APG, 3.6 RPG, 45.1 FG%, 33.0 3P% a 16.8 PER, 4.9 Win Shares, 1.9 RAPM Ellis hasn't changed much in the last year, but a chance to play for a first-rate coach alongside a superstar scorer has clarified his optimal role.
The gym has been crowded, now with enough Rockets players for five-on-five games to end the days' workouts. While four Rockets players have been busy in Spain, most of the rest have been at Toyota Center, with unusually good turnout for the customary off-season workouts around the NBA.
Team USA won the FIBA World Cup. Milos Teodosic is good, but do teams think he's NBA good? Woj has opinions regarding Team USA and Coach K. He also did a story on Ricky Rubio.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:45 pm
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