Exploring The Mysterious Origins Of James Harden’s ‘Cook And Stir The Pot’ Celebration

There have been a lot of weird NBA celebrations the past few years, and James Harden's "stir the pot" routine adds to that rich tapestry.


We Reminisce: Hakeem Olajuwon Makes History With League’s Third All-Time Quadruple-Double

On March 29, 1990, Houston Rockets center Hakeem Olajuwon had a tremendous game, finishing with 18 points, 16 rebounds, 11 blocks and 10 assists.


Andrew Wiggins Powers Right Through Josh Smith For Two-Handed Smash

Andrew Wiggins is one of the best athletes in the NBA. He runs like a deer, slides like a bug, and jumps like a kangaroo. But though the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie has accumulated a wealth of highlights during his standout debut campaign, he hadn't yet put a big-name player on a poster...until Friday night.

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Josh Smith Finds Dwight Howard For Alley-Oop – On Two Straight Possessions

Fool the Minnesota Timberwolves once, shame on Josh Smith and Dwight Howard. Fool the young 'Wolves twice? It's probably fair to blame their absolutely porous defense.


How Eric Gordon Made The Wrong Kind Of History Last Night In A Loss To Houston

And he made a little over $244,244 dollars for this "performance."


Dwyane Wade Thinks James Harden Is The MVP

Dwyane Wade casts his nonexistent vote for this year's MVP.

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How Will The Rockets Adjust To Dwight Howard’s Return And Patrick Beverley’s Injury?

Dwight Howard will return to the Rockets after missing the last 26 games with a knee injury.

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Injuries, Schedule Could Accelerate Dwight Howard’s Return To The Rockets’ Lineup

James Harden has made it easy to overlook, but Dwight Howard has missed his team's last 26 games. And as the Houston Rockets deal with injuries down the regular season's strech run, the team might be forced to accelerate the star big man's return to the lineup as a result.

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Houston’s Terrence Jones Suffers Collapsed Lung; Will Be Re-Evaluated Next Week

The Houston Rockets could be a juggernaut, but injuries might prevent us from ever getting the chance to find out.


James Harden Scores 50 Points In Typical James Harden Fashion

Harden scored fifty points for the first time in his career, and did it in the most Harden way possible.

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Corey Brewer Posterizes Blake Griffin, Both Get T’ed Up In Ensuing Scuffle


Today's Clippers-Rockets game has been testy, and the ensuing scuffle after Corey Brewer's poster slam on Blake Griffin ended in technicals.

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Rudy Gobert Is Doing A Wilt Chamberlain Impression On The Rockets

Rudy Gobert had 18 rebounds and 14 points in the first half against the Rockets, including 11 offensive rebounds.


James Harden Has Been Suspended One Game For Kicking LeBron James In The Crotch

LeBron James' late-game struggles at the free throw line dominated the narrative of the Houston Rockets' 105-103 overtime win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The King's failings from the stripe benefited James Harden from than a competitive perspective, too – they took the spotlight off his bush-league kick to LeBron's crotch in the third quarter.

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LeBron James Chokes Away A Win At The Free Throw Line As James Harden, Rockets Edge Cavaliers


A strange game for LeBron James only got stranger with the game on the line. After tussling with Patrick Beverley, getting kicked in the groin by James Harden, and being subject to a spate equally puzzling calls and no-calls from the opening tip, The King missed a pair of free throws that would have put his team ahead in the final seconds of overtime.


Did James Harden Intentionally Kick LeBron James In The Crotch?


Intensity during today's game between the Houston Rockets and Cleveland Cavaliers was already at a rising simmer. After James Harden fell to the floor and intentionally kicked LeBron James below the belt, it's a wonder that it hasn't boiled over entirely.

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