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The Dream Shake 15 hours ago
Kevin McHale Explains His “Beefs” With James Harden

Kevin McHale Explains His “Beefs” With James Harden

The former Rockets head coach wanted Harden to play more defense and to get down the court more. Former Houston Rockets head coach and rumored fashion icon Kevin McHale detailed the “beefs” he has with James Harden in a GQ interview published yesterday. The anecdotal spat over defense is predictable. Harden put in little defensive effort in the past two seasons and the reported reason for McHale’s firing was the team’s defensive regression from the 2015 trip to the Western Conference Finals: “I had a lot of beefs with James over his defense, or lack thereof, and to a large degree,...
The Dream Shake Apr 21, 2017
Russell Westbrook will win the NBA MVP award over James Harden

Russell Westbrook will win the NBA MVP award over James Harden

We spent two weeks chasing down 62 of the 100 MVP votes. And it appears Westbrook will win. With the help of Twitter and crowd-sourcing we spent 10 days searching for the NBA’s 100 MVP votes in the hope of introducing the world to James Harden, 2017 MVP winner. Like a mad scientist who began their research with the best intentions, we’re dismayed by our ultimate discovery: Russell Westbrook will win the 2017 NBA MVP award. Our crowd-sourcing and canvassing has found 62 of the NBA’s 100 first place votes for 2017 MVP. There was no announced list, so we identified the votes and that a...
Daily Thunder Apr 22, 2017

Wake Up Call: OKC’s New ‘Lineup of Death’

Deep breaths, people, deep breaths. After the Rockets’ fourth quarter comeback, after Russell Westbrook missed the free throw, after James Harden tried his absolute hardest to draw a foul using his patented swoop maneuver on
The Dream Shake Apr 19, 2017
Game thread: Rockets vs. Thunder Game 2

Game thread: Rockets vs. Thunder Game 2

Houston looks to jump out to a 2-0 series lead in tonight’s contest. It’s Game 2 of the Western Conference playoff series between the Houston Rockets and the Oklahoma City Thunder. The Rockets are coming off a huge 31-point win in Game 1 in which they held the fake MVP to just 6-23 shooting and 9 turnovers. Meanwhile, the real MVP went for 37-7-9, and the Rockets had human victory cigar Bobby Brown on the court halfway through the fourth quarter. Patrick Beverley, whose performance in Game 1 both on the offensive side and guarding Russell Westbrook was key to the Houston victory, is not...
Daily Thunder Apr 20, 2017

A brutal fourth quarter results in the Thunder dropping Game 2 to the Rockets, 111-115

Russell Westbrook just scored the first 50-point triple-double in NBA playoff history, but it came in a tough loss that puts the Thunder down 0-2 against Houston. The Thunder kept the Rockets to 4-of-13
The Dream Shake Apr 21, 2017
The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 37: Russell Who?

The Dream Shake Podcast, Ep. 37: Russell Who?

Ryan, Max, and Jeremy talk about the Rockets-Thunder series. The Dream Shake Podcast: Episode No. 37 Hosts: Ryan Dunsmore, Max Croes and Jeremy Brener The Houston Rockets are in the driver’s seat in their opening round matchup with the Oklahoma City Thunder, leading the series 2-0. Enjoy our breakdown: The Rockets are up on the Thunder two games to none Rockets win Game 1 118-87 and Game 2 115-111 Patrick Beverley outplays Russell Westbrook in Game One James Harden undresses Enes Kanter Rockets bench completely outplayed the Thunders' in Game 2: Lou Williams and Eric Gordon What do...
The Dream Shake Apr 22, 2017
Harden’s 44 not enough, drop Game 3 to OKC 115-113

Harden’s 44 not enough, drop Game 3 to OKC 115-113

Rockets series lead cut in half. Close, but no cigar. The Rockets dropped a close one in Oklahoma City, losing Game 3 to the Thunder, 115-113. James Harden had a game-high 44 points, but was unable to hit two go-ahead threes down the stretch. Harden finished the game shooting 11-21 from the field and making all 18 of his free throws, but Westbrook’s triple-double (32-13-11) lead the Thunder to victory. Tonight’s game was about the stars, but we also saw a resurgence in both team’s supporting casts. The Rockets had several role players step up including Lou Williams with 22 points and...
Inquisitr 20 hours ago
NBA MVP 2017 Odds: Russell Westbrook Vs. James Harden, Announcement Date And Time For NBA MVP Award

NBA MVP 2017 Odds: Russell Westbrook Vs. James Harden, Announcement Date And Time For NBA MVP Award

The NBA MVP 2017 odds have shown a close race between Russell Westbrook and James Harden for much of the season. For months now, basketball analysts, sports personalities, other NBA stars, and of course, the fans, have debated on the merits for each of these two superstars capturing the latest trophy. Both players brought their team success and ironically the two are now dueling in a best-of-seven game series for the 2017 NBA Playoffs. So who will win the MVP Award and when will the league make the official announcement for this year’s winner? Here’s the latest on the race for the award...
numberFire Apr 21, 2017
NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/21/17

NBA Daily Fantasy Helper: Friday 4/21/17

Game 3 between Houston and Oklahoma City has a massive total, giving James Harden some elite upside. Who else should you target in your DFS contests?

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