1. 7 Takeaways for Saturday Night's NBA Action

    The evening of Saturday, Feb. 8, was full of surprises in the NBA . In Salt Lake City, the 16-33 Utah Jazz beat the world champion Miami Heat. In Atlanta, the Memphis Grizzlies shot an NBA record-low one free throw for the entire game...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 11 months ago 4,873 reads 16 comments

  2. 7 Takeaways from Wednesday's NBA Action

    The NBA action on the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 5, was a wild ride from start to finish. In Washington D.C...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 11 months ago 9,019 reads 33 comments

  3. Dwight Howard, as Hoped, Taking Houston Rockets into Western Conference Elite

    The Houston Rockets have now won four games in a row, their longest winning streak since late November. That may seem hard to believe, given the fact that the Rockets boast a robust record of 33-17, but it's the truth...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 11 months ago 8,077 reads 20 comments

  4. Could Any Current NBA Center Handle Wilt Chamberlain?

    It is my humble opinion that Wilt Chamberlain was the greatest basketball player to ever set foot on the hardwood, although that opinion seems to be in the vast minority these days...

    Jim Flannery Written by Jim Flannery about 11 months ago 2,554 reads 10 comments

  5. What Results of NBA All-Star Voting Say About Dwight Howard's Image

    For the first time since 2007, Dwight Howard will not start the NBA All-Star Game. The Houston Rockets center came in fourth in the final tally for the three Western Conference ...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 11 months ago 34,382 reads 135 comments

  6. Twitter's Reaction to NBA All-Star Game Snubs and Surprise Inclusions

    The inevitable debate that comes with the announcement of the NBA's All-Star starters is well underway, and with the abundance of snubs, there's plenty to discuss...

    Jasper Scherer Written by Jasper Scherer about 11 months ago 738 reads 0 comments

  7. Dwight Howard on All-Star Starter Snub: 'I Came Here to Win a Championship'

    Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is used to starting the NBA All-Star Game, but in 2014 he will likely have to start the game on the bench...

    Joe  Flynn Written by Joe Flynn about 11 months ago 12,812 reads 110 comments

  8. What If Dwight Howard Had Wound Up with the Brooklyn Nets?

    Wake up everyone, you're just having a Dwightmare . It's okay, don't be scared. Dwight Howard won't be a free agent for at least another three years. Sadly for the All-Star center, we can never just pay attention to his 18 points and 12...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 11 months ago 3,462 reads 5 comments

  9. NBA All Star Game 2014 Snubs: Top Omissions from Each Team's Starting Lineup

    The results of fan voting for the 2014 NBA All-Star Game are in, and as always, some players have legitimate beefs over the fact they are not starting...

    Richard Langford Written by Richard Langford about 11 months ago 3,500 reads 1 comments

  10. Dwight Howard Reportedly Returning to USA Basketball After 6-Year Absence

    Dwight Howard has never been shy about carving his own path and legacy, as evidenced by his membership to three different NBA teams in as many recent seasons...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 11 months ago 3,541 reads 8 comments

  11. Are Houston Rockets Using Dwight Howard Correctly on Offense?

    The Houston Rockets made one of the biggest splashes of last summer by signing perennial all-star Dwight Howard , one of the very best defenders in the league...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 11 months ago 2,032 reads 4 comments

  12. NBA Surprises: Why Miles Plumlee Has Been the Phoenix Suns' MVP Thus Far

    Don’t be naïve, Miles Plumlee has been the Phoenix Suns ’ most valuable player during their surprise 2013-14 NBA season...

    Matt Silverston Written by Matt Silverston about 12 months ago 4,483 reads 6 comments

  13. Houston Rockets Reaping Benefits of Letting Dwight Howard Be Himself

    Dwight Howard is still the same guy who alienated teammates, media and fans with his look-at-me schtick with the Los Angeles Lakers ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 12 months ago 8,473 reads 29 comments

  14. Dwight Howard Does the 'Nae Nae' with WeAreToonz

    Everyone knows Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard loves to have fun, and it looks like he is now the latest athlete to get in on the "Nae Nae" dance craze. Howard teamed up with rap group WeAreToonz to make a "Drop That Nae Nae" video...

    Kenny Dorset Written by Kenny Dorset about 12 months ago 21,683 reads 40 comments

  15. Is Kevin McHale's Coaching Holding the Houston Rockets Back?

    In the loaded Western Conference, the Houston Rockets have one of the very best collections of talent. But they're still a cut below the top of the standings and have looked quite inconsistent at times...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 12 months ago 9,973 reads 69 comments

  16. Lakers vs. Rockets: Should the NBA Put an End to Hack-a-Dwight Howard?

    In Wednesday night's Lakers vs. Rockets game, Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni implemented the always unpopular Hack-a-Howard strategy. The usual chorus of boos followed from the Houston fans...

    Justin Olexa Written by Justin Olexa about 12 months ago 1,346 reads 6 comments

  17. LA Lakers Have a Shot If Kendall Marshall Makes His Shots

    HOUSTON — You want a metaphor for the current Los Angeles Lakers ? Kendall Marshall’s jump shot...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 12 months ago 55,170 reads 120 comments

  18. Chris Kaman Doesn't Want Dwight Howard to Be Mad at Him for Hack-a-Howard

    Los Angeles Lakers big man Chris Kaman implemented the hack-a-Howard strategy in Wednesday’s 113-99 loss against the Houston Rockets , and Dwight Howard didn ’t take kindly to the tactic...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 12 months ago 41,953 reads 215 comments

  19. Dwight Howard's Girlfriend Has Laker Hater Shirt for Lakers-Rockets Game

    Dwight Howard 's girlfriend, Christine Vest, wore a custom "Laker Hater" sweatshirt for the game between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday. UPDATE: Thursday, Jan...

    Ben Leibowitz Written by Ben Leibowitz about 12 months ago 128,871 reads 167 comments

  20. Dwight Howard's Maturation Coming at Right Time for Houston Rockets

    You might be surprised by how little you’ve heard about Dwight Howard this season. For the Houston Rockets , this is an unequivocally good thing—it means he’s keeping his head in the game...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 12 months ago 1,760 reads 0 comments

  21. The Last Hurdle for Houston Rockets to Become True Contenders

    The Houston Rockets have turned some heads with big wins lately, but they’re still a notch below the Western Conference elite in the standings. That gap is telling—it speaks to the team’s lack of consistency...

    John Wilmes Written by John Wilmes about 12 months ago 5,452 reads 28 comments