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Tweet Yao Ming changed the NBA by exponentially boosting the league’s international popularity and being arguably one of the most successful international players in the game. Yao played for the Houston Rockets for his entire brief career and the city hasn’t forgotten about that. That’s why a baby giraffe born at the Houston Zoo on [...]
Yao Ming, the towering ex-NBA star (of tallest player in the league during his final year, #1 draft pick, and 5-time All-Star fame) who made an immense impact during his time on the court with Houston Rockets, is proving himself as a force to be reckoned with off the court as well.Since his injury-driven retirement in July of 2011, "The Great Walking Wall" himself has done...
This was over, the moment Daryl Morey stepped into this match with a dri-fit shirt on. Fact, there is nobody in this world that would wear a dri-fit shirt at an event they are terrible at. Except for P.E. teachers, but those guys can basically wear whatever they want. I don’t think I have ever seen my P.E. teacher in anything that doesn’t make him look like he lives at the school...
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It is days like this that make the world go round. Thanks to ABC News we now know that there is a baby giraffe named Yao Ming. I believe the full name is “Baby Giraffe Yao Ming” and the “Baby Giraffe Yao Ming” is as cute as can be. Yao is so big, and the giraffe will also be big. IT ALL MAKES SENSE!
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The Houston Rockets have officially signed free agent point guard, Aaron Brooks, who recently cleared waivers after agreeing to a buyout with the Kings. The team waived Tyler Honeycutt, who they recently acquired from Sacramento, to open a roster spot.
via CBS Houston:
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has signed free agent guard Aaron...
Aaron Brooks is back with the Houston Rockets and he's back with an all-new cast.
The 6-foot Brooks signed with Houston on Tuesday, returning to the team that drafted him with the 26th overall pick in 2007. The Rockets traded Brooks in February 2011 and have since changed coaches and completely rebuilt the roster.
When Brooks walked into his first practice, he didn't see...
A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Aaron Brooks has agreed to rejoin the Houston Rockets, who drafted him in 2007.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because Brooks has not yet signed a contract.
Brooks was waived by Sacramento on Friday. He would become the third point guard on Houston's roster, joining Jeremy Lin and Patrick Beverley.
Brooks, 28, played...
This should go a long way in squashing the stereotypes that Asians rule in table tennis.
At a fundraiser for the Jeremy Lin foundation back in the middle of February, Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin took on his boss Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey in a game of table tennis and apparently he got served, although he didn’t look to be taking game too seriously.
Jeremy Lin may be the star on the basketball court in Houston, but in the table tennis arena he is not the big cheese. That title apparently belongs to Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey:
Hey, it's for charity (the Jeremy Lin Foundation)...he is the boss...I don't know. I think if they go two out of three Jeremy Lin schools him.
Earlier in the year at HoopStuff, an article was written that Houston Rockets’ GM, Darryl Morey should win the NBA’s Executive of the Year Award. This still holds true, but he has done so much more since then, that it really is no contest. After stealing Thomas Robinson from the Kings and making a brilliant waiver wire move to sign Aaron Brooks, he has all but sealed the deal...
Rockets GM Daryl Morey received a 4-year extension on Thursday, according to Houston Fox 26 reporter Mark Berman. Morey, who had one year left on his contract, will be with the Rockets through 2017-18.
“The reason I extended Daryl, I thought he’s done a terrific job in his tenure with the Rockets,” commented Rockets owner, Leslie Alexander, on Morey who has made some key...
Daryl Morey has rebuilt the Rockets with wise trades and signings, most notably acquiring James Harden in a trade last offseason.
Boy if there was anyone who needed a win, it certainly was the Dallas Mavericks. After they got hammered in the 3rd quarter in Sunday’s game against the Houston Rockets who went on to beat Dallas, the Mavericks got a bit of revenge in their 112-108 win at home.
Of course it wasn’t by 30 plus points, but a win is a win no matter how you stroke it up, it’s still a win. Throughout...
A win to begin this home-and-home set let the Houston Rockets finally halt the Dallas Mavericks' domination of the series. A victory to close it would further turn the tide and leave these rivals that much closer to having their playoff trends reversed.
Houston can further put the Mavericks' postseason streak in jeopardy and continue its climb up the standings by avoiding...