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According to Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle, the Houston Rockets are talking about trading Royce White, who has yet to play a single NBA game since the team selected him 16th overall in last yearâs draft.
After not playing in an NBA game in his rookie season, Royce White will not play or practice with the summer-league team, either. Less certain is whether he will ever appear on a Rockets roster again.
The Rockets have had talks about trading White, a person with knowledge of the conversations said. It was not clear whether he was not part of the summer-league team because of the chances he could be moved before next season.
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The Houston Rockets have had talks about trading Royce White, a person with knowledge of the conversations confirmed.
White will not play or practice with the Rocketsâ summer league team.
âI wouldâve loved to play in the summer league,â White wrote via Twitter. âThereâs been no communication to me about being wanted there.â
White is communicating with the Rockets through...
The Houston Rockets have reportedly traded 2011-12â˛s No.16 draft pick, Royce White to the Philadelphia 76ers. White has yet to play in an NBA game and has had a complicated relationship with the organization that drafted him.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports:
TheÂ Houston RocketsÂ have agreed to trade 2012 first-round pickÂ Royce WhiteÂ to theÂ Philadelphia 76ersÂ for...
A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press the Philadelphia 76ers have acquired the rights to Houston Rockets forward Royce White.
The person spoke Friday night on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been officially announced. The 76ers also acquired the rights to 2012 draft pick Furkan Aldemir. The Sixers will send Houston future considerations.
For most married couples, their wedding cake is one of the most important things to have perfect on their big day. Recently, a married Houston couple by the names ofÂ Â Jacqui VivancoÂ andÂ Mike HertleinÂ had a special cake made for their big day in the shape of former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming. Below is just a few photos of the Yao CakeâŚ. The cake itself was made by âCharm...
Dwight Howard reportedly has chosen to sign with the Houston Rockets as a free agent, but you have to figure the team has more in the works. As good as James Harden is, and as nice of a young player as Chandler Parsons is, the Rockets still need another top-level player to compete with Oklahoma [...]
A potential deal-breaker has surfaced in the Dwight Howard free-for-all.
It is not unusual for high-profile coaches to fight for a say in or the last word with a potential teamâs roster.
Howard reportedly told the Houston Rockets that he wants input into who his teammates are.
According to the Houston Chronicle, Howard painted a picture that the Rockets feel very good about.
Seen in the photo above is a wedding cake made in the likeness of retired NBA center Yao Ming.Apparently, the 32-year-old is inspiring delicious bakery concoctions now that his playing days with the Houston Rockets are over.This cake doesn't stand as tall as Ming does (7-foot-6), but it sure does bear striking resemblance.What do you think?Via Bleacher Report
Now that Dwight Howard has reportedly chosen the Houston Rockets as his next destination, last yearâs starting center for the Rockets, Omer Asik, reportedly wants out of Houston.
According to Brian Windhorst of ESPN:
Asik has no interest of being Howardâs backup or playing next to him, a source close to Asik told ESPN.com. It is not yet clear if Asik will demand a trade.
Photo via Nick Laham/Getty Images
The Philadelphia 76ers have been extremely active this offseason, and the acquisitions continue.
Royce White, the 16th pick in the 2012 NBA draft, is heading to Philadelphia, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Houston Rockets will receive future draft considerations.
White spent the bulk of the 2013 season with NBA D-Leagueâ...
With Dwight Howard firmly in the fold, the Houston Rockets have apparently set their sights on Josh Smith. The deal being discussed is a sign and trade with Atlanta, with the compensation centering around unhappy and heroic center Omer Asik. Josh Smith is a badass. I really donât want to have to root against this guy.
Asik Hates Dwight
Dwight Chooses Houston
The Houston Rockets! Oh wait, I didnât mean to use an exclamation point. Whats the opposite of that â a period? Dwight has his period. There we go.
He can officially ask for a trade on December 15th.
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Hakeem Olajuwon strongly believes Dwight Howard will choose to sign with the Houston Rockets.
"It's an 85 percent chance he ends up in Houston," Olajuwon said on Wednesday. "You never know, but after that meeting we had, I feel very comfortable that we have the best chance to get him."
Olajuwon attended the Rockets' presentation to Howard on Monday in...
Apparently, incumbent starting center Omer Asik thinks of Dwight Howard exactly like the rest of us do â heâs a royal pain in the ass and would rather play with the Bobcats. Though he hasnât officially asked for a trade, sources say Omer definitely doesnât want to back up Dwight, nor does he want to share the floor with him. More on this as we get it, but I think we can safely...
A person with knowledge of the Dwight Howard saga, which has lasted for about 20 months, claims that the free agent has already made up his mind on where he wants to play basketball in the upcoming 2013-2014 NBA season.Howard has picked the Houston Rockets, according to the source. The source, who wanted to keep their identity unknown because the news hadn't yet been announced...
Itâs become evident that the Houston Rockets are one of the top suitors for free agent center Dwight Howard. However, heâs not the only high-profile player on Houstonâs radar. The Rockets recently met with free agent forward Josh Smith and discussed the possibility of acquiring both him and Howard, according to Sam Amick of USA Today.To this point, Smith had been viewed as...