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Knicks may pry Patrick Beverley away from Rockets

In an ideal scenario, the Houston Rockets will be able to re-sign Patrick Beverley on a fair contract that makes both sides happy. But all bets could be off if a team with tons of cap space makes a generous offer. Apparently, the New York Knicks may be that team, according to the New York Post:"Though it’s the deepest part of their thin roster, the Knicks have expressed interest...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets, Harden selling merchandise like hot cakes

Few basketball players in the world are better than James Harden, and few teams in the NBA were more successful than the Houston Rockets last season. Add those two facts up and what you have is one of the most popular team-player combinations in the league. According to the Houston Chronicle, it also led to Harden and the Rockets jumping up the NBA's list of sold merchandise:"The...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA Writer Thinks PG Patrick Beverley Will Sign With Chicago

SB Nation’s Tom Ziller did a prediction on where the top 50 NBA free agents would land, and No. 40 on his list, Rockets’ Patrick Beverley, he predicts to sign a four-year deal with Chicago. Chicago, which will be looking for a backup point guard with Aaron Brooks set to be a free agent, could […] The post NBA Writer Thinks PG Patrick Beverley Will Sign With Chicago appeared...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Unlikely to Add Top-Tier Free Agent

In what could be a complete reversal of philosophy for the Houston Rockets under general manager Daryl Morey, the team is apparently preparing to miss out on upper-echelon free agents when the market opens on Wednesday. According to the Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen, Morey and company are more focused on retaining their own free agents right now. Per the report: “The...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Get James Harden Some Help in the Draft But Not What He Expected

Last season the expectations were not real high for the Houston Rockets after the team lost Chandler Parsons in free agency.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Dekker gets drafted by Rockets, still mows parents' lawn (Photo)

Sam Dekker was drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft by the Houston Rockets, but that doesn't mean he gets exempt from doing his household chores. On Sunday, Dekker was keeping up with his responsibilities by mowing the lawn for his parents. From NBA To Lawn Boy! Thanks @dekker! pic.twitter.com/Bz1RSNC2IW — Carol Dekker (@CarolDekker) June 28, 2015This will should help keep...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Rookie Sam Dekker’s Mom Makes Him Do Household Chores

As if being in the NBA wasn't a status change, Houston Rockets rookie Sam Dekker's mom still makes him do chores around the house.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Agree To Partially Guaranteed Deal With Christian Wood

Christian Wood agreed to a free-agent deal with the Houston Rockets, according to sources. Wood will sign a partially guaranteed contract. Wood performed below standards in pre-draft workouts and dropped completely out of the second round on Thursday night.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets offer 18th pick, Terrence Jones in pre-draft deals

The Houston Rockets are looking to deal power forward Terrence Jones in order to shed salary and are also making the No. 18 pick in tonight’s draft available. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported the development. Indicative of Houston's plans to get off money, word is both Terrence Jones and Rockets' No. 18 pick in first round are both very available — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets open to trading both Terrence Jones, No. 18 pick

Kim Klement-USA TODAY SportsThe Houston Rockets are looking to get rid of as much salary as they can, and there are quite a few players that they could be willing to deal. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, the Rockets are open to dealing both forward Terrence Jones and the No. 18 overall pick in tonight’s 2015 NBA Draft. Indicative of Houston’s plans to get off...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston trying to acquire San Antonio's first-round pick

The Houston Rockets already have the 18th pick in Thursday's draft, but a recent report from CBS Sports' Ken Berger suggests they're not satisfied with it and would like at least one more first-round pick:"The Rockets, who have the 18th pick, are surveying the landscape in an effort to acquire another first-rounder, league sources say. Two teams in the bottom of the first round...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Looking To Spain For Upgrades

HOUSTON, TX – APRIL 28: James Harden #13 of the Houston Rockets dribbles past Devin Harris #20 of the Dallas Mavericks during Game Five in the Western Conference Quarterfinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2015 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Trevor Ariza: I could beat Michael Jordan 1-on-1 right now

Michael Jordan turned 52 a few months ago, but the NBA legend has as much confidence today as he did when he was 22. Recently, Jordan insisted there are some players on his Charlotte Bobcats squad that he could beat in a game of 1-on-1. TMZ has made it a point to ask various players...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard Flies to Charleston to Honor Those Killed in Shooting

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard may be a divisive figure on the basketball court, but what he recently did to pay his respects to the nine people that were killed in Charleston, SC. on Wednesday digs much deeper than the sports world. Truly grief stricken over the shooting that left nine people dead, Howard visited the families of those who were killed. In attempting to come...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets: Which Free Agents Should Houston Re-Sign?

March 18, 2015 – (Source: Scott Halleran/Getty Images North America)   By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… Free Agents: Josh Smith (UFA) Patrick Beverley (UFA) Jason Terry (UFA) Corey Brewer (Player Option) Kostas Papanikolaou (Team Option) KJ McDaniels (UFA) After a rough ending to a spectacular season in which the Houston Rockets overcame numerous odds to emerge...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

43-year-old sends Rockets letter telling them not to draft him

Now that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has to scratch this one middle-aged man off his draft list, the team’s plans to dethrone the Golden State Warriors as NBA champions have taken a severe hit. And I thought we were a destination franchise… pic.twitter.com/j4pUkr2NY8 — Daryl Morey (@dmorey) June 19, 2015   The hits really keep coming for a franchise...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Sergio Llull really the answer to the Houston Rockets?

The 2015 NBA Draft is almost on its way and the teams are finalizing the prospects they want to pick up for the 2015-2016 season. The Houston Rockets are no exception and the team is expecting some changes to build another competent team around Dwight Howard and James Harden to go after the title. One of the blatant weaknesses that appeared during the 2014-2015 Playoffs was the lack...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lil B lifts ‘Based God Curse’ off James Harden

Bay Area rapper Lil B announced on Twitter early Saturday morning that “The Based God Curse,” which plagued Houston Rockets superstar James Harden during the 2015 NBA Playoffs, has officially been lifted. This morning I just got word from " The BasedGod " to lift the curse off James harden.. reason being he may be...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard is being sued for child support

Dwight Howard has fathered multiple children by more than one woman, though we don’t know exactly how many children or how many women. What we do know is that one of the alleged mothers is suing him. Court documents obtained by TMZ show that a woman named Tiffany is suing Howard for child support, claiming...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Did Josh Smith Take So Many Shots?

With superstars as big as James Harden and Dwight Howard on their roster, expectations will be high for the Houston Rockets no matter what happens with the rest of the team. Two of the Rockets’ regular starters—stretch 4 Donatas Motiejunas and nails-tough point guard Patrick Beverly—were injured for the entire playoffs, but there is a lingering feeling of disappointment that...
Via The Sports Post
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard hangs with fans left stranded by Houston storm

Dwight Howard and the Houston Rockets avoided a series sweep at the hands of the Golden State Warriors on Monday, winning Game 4 by a score of 128-115. Both fans and the Rockets center remained inside the Toyota Center for several hours after the game, but not to savor a victory that staved of postseason...Read More The post Dwight Howard hangs with fans stranded at arena due to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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