All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘houston rockets’

Joel Osteen, Lakewood Mega-Church Pastor, Recalls Beer-Infused First Date With Wife

Joel Osteen, the well-known pastor of Lakewood Church, recalled the Houston Rockets’ back-to-back NBA championships on the 20-year anniversary of the team’s first title in 1995 and remembers his first date with his wife that became a little beer-infused. Joel Osteen, who now preaches in the Summit and Compaq Arena that was once home court for the Rockets, recalled the …

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Rajon Rondo Mentioned in Trade Rumors… Again

When Rajon Rondo entered the NBA in 2006, he did so via a trade. Drafted by the Phoenix Suns with the 21st pick in the 2006 NBA Draft, Rondo was then traded to the Boston Celtics, where he had played ever since. Despite leading his team to an NBA Championship in 2008 and taking them back to the title game …

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Miami Heat Rumors: LeBron Still in No Man’s Land

On Wednesday, LeBron James met with President of the Miami Heat, Pat Riley. And at the end of said meeting, nothing was accomplished – a scary thought for fans of the Miami Heat. In case you have been living under a rock for the past month (or just too caught up in all the World Cup fervor), Miami Heat star …

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James Harden And Evan Turner Receive Technical Fouls Following Shoving Match [Video]

Throughout James Harden’s career, he has performed at a high level in terms of offense, and has also never been afraid to show how tough he is. Last night, he got into a scuffle with Evan Turner, and things escalated quickly. The two star players exchanged some words, and were soon engaging in a shoving match that resulted in technical …

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Tracy McGrady May Attempt Baseball Career

It looks like Tracy McGrady may be considering a career in baseball after retiring from the NBA last year. ESPN commentator Jeff Van Gundy set off a swirl of rumors during a telecast of Friday night’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Oklahoma City Thunder. “I think he’s going to play independent league baseball as a pitcher this year,” …

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Chandler Parsons Takes On Modeling

Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons has picked up a new trade, and it has nothing to do with sports. Since he’s already considered eye candy, and a fan favorite among females, Parsons has decided to use that jaw-dropping, lean physique, and those intense eyes to his advantage. He’s a model now! Yesterday, Parsons took to Twitter to share a Buffalo …

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Kevin McHale Latest Coach in String of Sketchy Behavior

Oh, Kevin McHale. You sneaky coach, you. If you happened to catch the Houston Rockets play the San Antonio Spurs this past Saturday, November 30, you may have seen Houston coach McHale try to pull a fast one over on the Spurs’ Tim Duncan. Near the end of the first half, Duncan was set to throw an inbound pass from …

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Jeremy Lin Competing for Starting Position

Preseason NBA games have been underway for a few weeks now, giving fans a chance to see new players in action, be they rookies or a trade from another team. Preseason games are also a time for coaches and teams alike to figure out who will be starting in certain positions. The Houston Rockets are currently trying to figure out …

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Terrence Jones Arrested For Stomping On Homeless Man

It is easy for NBA players to draw criticism. It is even easier when they do things like stomp of sleeping homeless people. Terrence Jones, who currently plays for the Houston Rockets, was arrested last night in Portland, OR for assaulting a homeless man sleeping in a doorway. Reportedly, Jones and his friends were leaving a nightclub when a police …

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Dwight Howard Report: Interested in the Rockets, Mavs

Dwight Howard is scheduled to become a free agent this summer, and the Lakers are hoping to lock the NBA star down to a long-term contract. However, it seems that other teams may have an interest in the 27-year-old center. A CBS Sports report this weekend stated that Howard is “far” from re-signing with the Lakers. The report also sparked …

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McHale’s Daughter Dies At 23, Twitter Mourns

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale faced a devastating loss over the weekend when his daughter, Sasha, died under undisclosed circumstances. Sasha was just 23; McHale has been on leave from his team, citing a family issue, but the reason was not made public. McHale’s peers and team members have begun expressing their grief and condolences via Twitter, with nothing but …

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Jeremy Lin Upsets Teammate With Text Message

Jeremy Lin had nothing but the best of intentions when he texted a teammate who had just been traded to Oklahoma City, but the message–which read “Goodbye and good luck”–got sent to someone else instead, causing a moment of panic. Lin had just heard the news about James Harden and Jeremy Lamb being included in the five-player trade and was …

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