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Sometimes, good ideas turn out badly.
Sometimes it's because your idea was ahead of its time, like WebTV. Sometimes an idea looks good on paper but doesn't work in the real world, like a Jack Black film or one of those Columbia House CD bargains. Sometimes your seemingly good idea really depends on its individual components, like a sandwich, or the Wishbone Offense.
And then sometimes a guy comes up with a stupid idea like the Pet Rock and makes a million dollars. Or sometimes the best player in the world decides he's going to round up his buddies and come play in your city. Go figure. Good ideas don't always win.
Well, Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has a good idea. I believe that. And you know what's coming next.
But it isn't working. Or it hasn't worked, anyway. The idea seems to be that the traditional method of constructing an NBA champion -- stinking badly enough you get high draft picks and build around them -- can be cir...
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After piling up first round draft picks in an unsuccessful effort to acquire big man Dwight Howard, it seems as if the Houston Rockets are still staying busy. The news this time regards their starting power forward, Luis Scola.
The Rockets are looking to deal Scola following a draft where they infused their roster with some younger, cheaper talent. Royce White and Terrence Jones...
The Nets and Rockets held deep trade talks on Saturday centered around Luis Scola.
Houston stockpiled big forwards, Royce White and Terrence Jones, in the draft as part of a plan to trade Luis Scola.
The Rockets have extended the $4.3 million qualifying offer to Courtney Lee.
Even if you’re not a pot smoker, you can’t help but want this little Yao Ming in your life. Had this picture come out before he was drafted, I’m fairly certain the Portland...
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By Brent Blum, CycloneFanatic.com Columnist
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Royce White again exceeded most expectations by being selected 16th in the Draft by the Houston Rockets. It was a great night for him and for Cyclone Basketball.
But now is when the real work begins. As Craig Brackins rudely found out a few years ago (Brackins was released by the Sixers this month),...
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Rockets have taken Kentucky forward Terrence Jones with the 18th pick in the draft, their third and final selection of the first round.
The 6-foot-9 Jones played only two college seasons, and averaged 12.3 points and 7.2 rebounds last year, helping the Wildcats win the NCAA championship.
Earlier, the Rockets took Connecticut guard Jeremy Lamb at No....
The Houston Rockets selected former Cyclone Royce White with the 16th pick in Thursday night’s draft.
CycloneFanatic.com was on hand and captured this video of White shortly after the pick.