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Houston Rockets: First 0-3 Start Since 1999-00 Season

October 31st, 2010
The last time the Houston Rockets started a season 0-3, Y2K was the topic of the day as millennium mania was sweeping the nation. I was on the verge of turning 21, the '90s were coming to a close, and Aaron Brooks was just a freshman in high school, with his ...

Boston Celtics: Rajon Rondo Dishes Out 17 Dimes in 88-80 Win Over Heat

October 26th, 2010
Scoring points with ease is one thing.But dishing out double-digit assists is even more impressive.Forget LeBron James' 31 point effort in his Miami debut; the Heat still lost by eight.Heck, even forget about the four Celtics players to score in double figures or Shaq's debut in Boston.The story of the ...

Lakers Schedule: LA Hosts Houston Tonight on TNT, Faces Phoenix Friday

October 26th, 2010
The defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers have officially tipped off the 2010 season, currently hosting and battling the young and energetic Houston Rockets on TNT.After tonight's home game, the Lakers hit the road to face the Phoenix Suns on Friday, October 29, at 10:30 p.m. EST on ESPN.The only ...

Heat vs. Celtics: Miami’s Big 3 Can’t Overcome Shaky Start, Fall to Boston

October 26th, 2010
So much for the super-team that couldn't be beat.Just don't tell the Boston Celtics the new-look Heat can't be beat.Either the Celtics didn't get the memo, or Tuesday night's season-opening thumping of the Heat just nails down the fact that the team DID get the memo.I'm voting for the latter.The ...

TNT TV: Rockets Vs. Lakers Airing Now, Celtics Beat Heat 88-80 in Opener

October 26th, 2010
Live right now on TNT TV: the Los Angeles Lakers hosting the Houston Rockets in a 2010 season opener.And early into the first quarter of action, Houston and LA are both shooting lights-out.Earlier this evening on TNT, the Boston Celtics ruined the big three's debut with Miami by destroying the ...

Houston Rockets: Aaron Brooks and Company Aiming for NBA Playoffs, Finals

September 28th, 2010
Watch out, basketball world. The Houston Rockets are entering the 2010-11 season with high hopes and great expectations as the team embarks on what promises to be a very exciting and eventful year. With All-Star caliber names such as Aaron Brooks, and a hopefully healthy Yao Ming returning to the team, along ...

Houston Rockets 2010-11: Five Young Players To Watch This Season

September 16th, 2010
With a plethora of young talent joining a solid core of voiced veterans on next year’s Houston Rockets basketball team, it’s time to take a look at five up-and-coming players to watch this season.And from rookie Patrick Patterson to on-the-rise stars such as Chase Budinger and Aaron Brooks, the Rockets ...

USA Basketball Captures World Championship Gold, Wins 81-64 Over Turkey

September 13th, 2010
Kevin Durant was just five years old the last time the Americans won the FIBA World Championship gold medal. Sixteen years later, Durant and team USA have returned America to glory gold in a 81-64 victory over Turkey. “I just wanted to come over here and win,” Durant said. “That ...

Trevor Ariza Dealt to Hornets, Courtney Lee Sent From Nets to Rockets

August 11th, 2010
Just one year after signing a five-year contract with the Houston Rockets, Trevor Ariza’s time in the Lone Star State has come to an end. Ariza was dealt away to the New Orleans Hornets in a four-team, five-player NBA trade on Wednesday afternoon—resulting in the New Jersey Nets sending guard Courtney ...

NBA Rumors: Tracy McGrady or Shannon Brown, Who Helps the Lakers More?

August 2nd, 2010
In what has become more of an Entourage-style offseason you’d see on HBO rather than your typical somewhat-dull NBA one, this summer has been quite different. From the over-publicized “decision” by LeBron James to join forces with a new trio of talent in Miami, to the shuffle in the Eastern Conference ...