Tag: Houston Rockets

Donations Flood in For Houston Rockets Owner Tillman Fertitta, Man ‘Most Affected’ by COVID-19, per Fox News

by Alex Poletti
Photo by For The Win – USAToday

In an incredible show of public support, citizens of the United States have done all they can to contribute to charity efforts to help billionaire Tillman Fertitta, owner of the Houston Rockets, who was described by Fox News host Brian Kilmeade as the man “most holistically affected” by the coronavirus pandemic. Continue reading “Donations Flood in For Houston Rockets Owner Tillman Fertitta, Man ‘Most Affected’ by COVID-19, per Fox News”

James Harden Gets Into Charitable Spirit of All-Star Weekend by Donating $300,000 to Local Strip Club

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

At the heart of the NBA All-Star weekend is charity. While Teams Giannis and Lebron fought valiantly to win the ceremonial affair, the true victors were Chicago Scholars and After School Matters, two Chicago-based charities that received $400,000 and $100,000, respectively. All-Star starter James Harden, not to be outdone by the NBA, made his own charitable contributions, giving out $300,000 to several Chicago strip clubs after the game. Continue reading “James Harden Gets Into Charitable Spirit of All-Star Weekend by Donating $300,000 to Local Strip Club”

‘The Game is Missing Steph and Klay,’ James Harden Says, Knowing They’re Tied Up in His Basement

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Getty Images

Following a 116-104 loss to the rival Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets star James Harden admitted that the game is missing the talent and personality of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson, neglecting to mention that he knows full well the two superstars are currently tied up in his basement.

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Refs to Just Give James Harden 24 Free-Throw Points at Start of Game for Convenience

by Alex Poletti
Photo by Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Realizing how much of the game was spent watching James Harden shoot free throws during a 135-133 double-overtime loss to the San Antonio Spurs, the NBA announced this morning that from here on out, the referees will just give the 2017-2018 MVP 24 points for free throws at the start of the game to avoid the delays from all his fouls.

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To Appease Chinese market after Hong Kong comments, Rockets GM Daryl Morey Turns Communist

by Alex Poletti

After tweeting comments in support of the Hong Kong protests and subsequently losing millions of Chinese fans, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has announced his complete and undying support of the Communist party to ease tensions with the global superpower.

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State Farm Roster Gets Significant Boost After Trading Cliff Paul for Roman Westbrook

by Luke DePalatis

NBA player Russell Westbrook’s brother, Roman Westbrook, has announced his excitement to join an all new team: State Farm.

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