Found February 22, 2013 on
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The NBA trade deadline has come and gone and what was anticipated as a pretty active deadline did not see some of the big names expected get moved. There was still a flurry of moves as the deadline quickly approached and lots of late-running negotiations had teams and players on pins and needles to the final moments. There were no seismic moves. Those might have been made earlier when Houston acquired James Harden and Toronto acquired Rudy Gay. There were still moves that will affect the Playoff races the rest of this year and helped shape the future of several teams. And inaction might have had a bigger consequence than making a deal. Here are three winners and three losers at the trade deadline at least by our gut reactions: Winners Milwaukee Bucks The Bucks shot for the moon and you have to give them credit for doing so to get into the Playoffs for the first time since 2010. Holding on to the eighth seed is paramount for the Bucks. They did not get Josh Smith, the sup...
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Making a deal at the trade deadline can seem like a good idea on paper, but there’s no telling what swapping players will do to ever-important team chemistry.
The Houston Rockets may be finding that out the hard way.
At 30-26, the Rockets looked pretty good with the trade deadline approaching — until a Wednesday night, six-player deal dismantled a good chunk of the squad that...
Jeremey Lin has been a Houston Rocket for seven months and in the NBA for the better part of two and a half years. Lin who was undrafted and had to work his way into the position he’s in, still struggles to understand the business part of the game.
Last night his Houston Rockets took part in two different trades, shipping out Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich, Toney Douglas...
Jeremy Lin returns to New York City Friday night and — even though his Rockets will be playing the Nets in Brooklyn — the the former Madison Square Garden exile will make his appearance at Barclays Center in a foul mood — and with a healthier heart.
After receiving his first technical foul for arguing with a referee Wednesday, the former Knicks star tweeted his anger about...
Tweet Granted Jeremy Lin hasn’t been in the NBA a long time, just 120 games, but at some point during his 3,064 minutes played you’d think he would have gotten angry enough at a non-call or done something to warrant a technical foul, right? Wrong. During the Houston Rockets’ 122-119 victory over the Oklahoma [...]
Back on Wednesday night, Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin received his first technical foul of his career after arguing a 24-second violation at the end of the first half of the Rockets game against the Oklahoma City Thunder.On Thursday morning, Jeremy joked about the fine that he was going to receive for the technical on Twitter and noted that the money he was going to lose would...
Despite feeling a bit down, dejected and deflated over the Houston Rockets making a six-player trade, among other moves, that shook up the team’s roster, Jeremy Lin still came out and played, performing brilliantly in a thrilling 122-119 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder inside the friendly confines of the Toyota Center. Lin was on fire — as was teammate James Harden, who...
Tweet Unless they’re Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard, NBA players sometimes develop bonds with their teammates. They spend a lot of time together practicing and on the road and form friendships with one another. Apparently that’s the case with the Houston Rockets, as Jeremy Lin said he didn’t feel like playing after the Rockets traded [...]
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Jeremy Lin has only been with the Houston Rockets for about seven months, but that was enough time for him to develop a sense of family with his new teammates. When the team announced on Wednesday that it had traded Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich, Toney Douglas and Marcus Morris to the Sacramento Kings for Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia...
Going through training camp, preseason games, road games and the highs and lows of an NBA season can form lasting bonds among teammates. They endure heavy coaching scrutiny, the battles on the court and much more that they transcend teammates and become brothers.
So it is not surprising when news hit Rockets' Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons that four of their teammates were...
HOUSTON (AP) -- Houston general manager Daryl Morey expected the Rockets to stay quiet leading up to Thursday's trade deadline, until he saw opportunities to land rookie big man Thomas Robinson and a 2013 draft pick.
Once that was done, the Rockets made no more moves on Thursday after reshaping the roster with two deals on Wednesday night.
Houston traded forward Patrick Patterson...
HOUSTON — The Houston Rockets acquired No. 5 pick Thomas Robinson and forwards Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt from Sacramento on Wednesday for forward Patrick Patterson, center Cole Aldrich and point guard Toney Douglas.
Also Wednesday, the Rockets reached an agreement to send forward Marcus Morris to Phoenix for a future second-round pick, according to a person with knowledge...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Knicks: 98 Raptors: 100
The Knicks are playing some bad basketball right now and are in the midst of their worst stretch under Mike Woodson. Tonight’s loss runs the Knicks losing streak to four games as the same problems with inconsistent effort being their demise yet again. The Knicks brought it for only half of the game on the defensive...