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Jeremy Lin posts first career triple-double off the bench

Jeremy Lin posts first career triple-double off the bench

Houston Rockets’ point guard Jeremy Lin posted his first career triple-double in a 106-92 blowout win over the Cavaliers Saturday night. The 6-3, 200-pound combo-guard tallied 15 points, 11 rebounds, and 10 assists in just 29 minutes of action. Not only was it the International superstar’s first career triple-double, but it was also the first triple-double recorded from a Rockets’ player off the bench since Cedric Maxwell in 1988. Lin has embraced his support role in Houston, and … Read entire article »

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James Harden’s new music video ‘Harden Soul’

James Harden’s new music video ‘Harden Soul’

Here at Hardwood Canvas we have to give James Harden love for two things; he went to college at Arizona State University and apparently he’s not afraid to poke fun at himself. Recently Harden joined Steph Curry to shoot a Foot Locker 30-second promo spot that showcased the bearded one’s special vocal abilities.   The end result is a hilarious music video titled “Harden Soul”, which is sure to make you chuckle…at least a little. … Read entire article »

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2013 Orlando Summer League: Terrence Jones leads Rockets past Carter-Williams, Sixers

The Houston Rockets continued their recent good vibes with a Game 1 88-80 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers from the Orlando Summer League in sunny Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning. Terrence Jones, the former No. 18 overall selection of the Houston Rockets in the 2012 NBA Draft, led Houston with a team-high 24 points and 12 rebounds on an efficient 9-of-13 shooting from the floor. 2012 NBA Draft | 2013 NBA Draft Sixers rookie point guard Michael Carter-Williams selected 11th overall in the 2013 NBA Draft paced Philadelphia scoring a game-high 26 points but knocked down just 8-of-23 shots in his NBA debut. The lanky 6-6 point man also added seven rebounds and eight assists while turning the ball over nine times in the loss. Box Score … Read entire article »

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Terrence Jones 2012 Summer League in Review

Terrence Jones 2012 Summer League in Review

If you follow NBA Draft boards and related collegiate news you are most likely well aware that former Kentucky Wildcats power forward Terrence Jones‘ stock fell somewhat considerably from his freshmen to sophomore seasons. However, that curious draft plummet may have ultimately benefited the Houston Rockets who wisely swooped up Jones with the 18th pick of the first round this past June. Management and fans alike got the opportunity to see Jones suit up in Summer League … Read entire article »

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Rockets showcasing balanced attack during current winning streak

Rockets showcasing balanced attack during current winning streak

Make that seven wins and counting for the Southwest Division battling Houston Rockets. After besting Kevin Love and the exciting – yes exciting – Minnesota Timberwolves Monday evening in Minnesota, the Rockets are showcasing an extremely versatile yet balanced attack during their current 7-game winning streak. Houston, under new Head Coach Kevin McHale, is consistently getting maximum production from a plethora of guys nightly and the team appears to be getting more comfortable with who they are … Read entire article »

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LeBron James, Kyle Lowry named NBA Players of the Week

LeBron James, Kyle Lowry named NBA Players of the Week

Miami Heat small forward LeBron James and Houston Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry have been named NBA Players of the Week for the Eastern and Western Conferences, respectively. James, the Eastern Conference Player of the Week, continued his stellar campaign during the week of March 14 – 20 by leading the Southeast Division leading Heat to a 3-1 record with averages of 29 points, 4.0 assists and 5.5 rebounds per game on 54.6% shooting from the … Read entire article »

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