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Houston Rockets: Trade Omer Asik For Ryan Anderson Now!
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/HoopStuff….
- The Houston Rockets have a bit of a problem, they have to upper echelon centers and no starting caliber power forward. Dwight Howard and Omer Asik are both similar on defense, do little outside the paint on offense and deserve big minutes. Apparently they plan on having Asik on the roster, but Howard and Asik would just get in each other’s way and Asik would be lucky to receive 20 minutes per game. Why not fix this problem and trade Asik, for Pelicans’ power forward, Ryan Anderson.
Anderson is the ideal frontcourt partner for Howard and they proved this, when they played brilliantly off each other in Orlando. Howard prefers the paint to himself, so any lineup Howard is in, needs a power forward that can shoot and few, if any power forwards are better three point shooters than Ryan Anderson. Ryan Anderson is a backup in New Orleans and like Asik, deserves big minutes, but with A...
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Houston Rockets: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff….
Best Move: Dwight Howard
- The Rockets signed the best center in the NBA, who is a superstar and a true offensive and defensive force. Pretty easy choice that does not explanation, but if you need one, he makes their offense even better, even though they were 2nd in the NBA...
James Harden pulled up to the day’s event in Manila and tried to describe the scenes that have greeted him through every stop in the basketball-mad Philippines. He had done these sorts of promotional tours before. This was not even his first this offseason. But this one had inspired the sort of fanaticism few fan bases in the world can match.
“Amazing” he said. “I’ve been...
Daryl Morey says he is excited for Gersson Rosas, Sam Hinkie and Arturas Karnisovas, who have left or will leave the Houston Rockets and their positions as Morey's top personnel assistants for greater positions around the NBA.
Morey does not believe his assistants leaving is a sign of success and understands the Rockets will need to produce results.
"I don't feel we...
The Houston Rockets have signed veteran free agent center Marcus Camby.
It is the second stint for Camby in Houston after he played for the Rockets in 2012. The 39-year-old played 19 games for Houston that season and averaged 7.1 points, 9.3 rebounds and 1.53 blocks. He was shipped to the New York Knicks by the Rockets in a sign-and-trade in July 2012 and appeared in 24 games for...
After mulling his choices between the Bulls, Heat and Rockets, Marcus Camby will reportedly sign with Houston for 1-year worth the veteran’s minimum.
According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle:
Camby chose to sign with the Rockets as a free agent, a person with knowledge of the decision said, to play for team far more prepared to compete than the team he left as a free...
The Rockets have gotten Dwight Howard some backup, and a possible rim protector.
Yahoo Sports is reporting that Marcus Camby will sign with the Houston Rockets.
Yahoo! Sports story: Free agent center Marcus Camby signs one-year minimum deal to return to Rockets. http://t.co/Lf3sTiPO3o
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) July 28, 2013
Camby previously played with the Rockets during...
Mission Control in Houston has been a hub of activity, so far this summer. Although NASA remains in a state of suspended animation, there will be a rocket taking flight in October and they added some booster-fuel for their trip on Sunday. The “Houston Chronicle” has reported that veteran Free Agent big man Marcus Camby, will be back with the Rockets, a year after the team sent...
LAS VEGAS – Jrue Holday and Ryan Anderson have heard about the New Orleans Pelicans as one of the teams considering the signing of Greg Oden, and both endorse the possibility.
“That would be awesome, a great addition to what we want to do,” Holiday told RealGM late Thursday.
Oden hasn’t played since 2009, but players around USA Basketball this week had heard through people...
The Rockets that Marcus Camby left were about to be so young that had he returned he would have looked like a camp counselor driving the bus.
He was in the first wave of last summer's exodus from that team leaving only a pair of rookies behind. Heading into his 17th season Camby fit far better with a Knicks team crowded with players of his own generation than a Rockets roster...
According to Marc Spears of Yahoo! Sports, NBA center Marcus Camby has signed with the Houston Rockets. Camby played for the Rockets back in March 2012. He even has a [...]
Team USA has been hosting a minicamp for their young players to see who’s worthy of joining Kevin Durant and others next summer as USA basketball begins their quest for another gold medal in the 2016.
This talented group of young guys includes the likes of John Wall, Kemba Walker, DeMar DeRozan, Kyrie Irving, and Anthony Davis just to name a few.
During last night USA Basketball...
During Thursday’s USA Basketball Showcase, Golden State Warriors’ Harrison Barnes had this facializing dunk over New Orleans Pelicans’ Ryan Anderson.
As good as the dunk by Barnes was, Anthony Davis may have stole the play-of-the-game with this impressive block and coast to coast slam.