HOUSTON, TX– The Rockets absolutely destroyed the dreams of Pistons fans last night. But today is a new day, and Dwight Howard, James Harden and Jeremy Lin were making holiday dreams come true all over town.
After lighting up the court in Detroit last night, this morning Dwight Howard was lighting up the faces of parents and children at the Salvation Army Family Residence.
Dwight, and his foundation “D12,” served 50 children and their families breakfast catered from “The Breakfast Klub.” And when breakfast was over, he handed out gifts to all the sweet little boys and girls, and even made sure mom’s had a nice gift this too.
Across town, James Harden’s sprained ankle kept him from last night’s game, but that didn’t stop him from playing Santa to five single mothers at the Super Target on South Main. Harden partnered with “Change Happens” to identify families in need of assistance.
James and his family took these ladies on a holiday shopping spree for items on their wish list, but also helped out with everyday items too.
And later on today, Jeremy Lin will be at the Toyota Center with 125 children from the “Partnership of the Advancement and Immersion of Refugees,” where the kids will play games with and each get a special gift from Lin and his family.
Ladies and gentleman, your Houston rockets, winning this holiday season both on and off the court.