Found July 07, 2013 on
If I was one of those type of guys who saved Tweets just to say I told you so (I am not that type of guy, because I am also wrong about a lot things), I would bring up all the people bashing me for Jeremy Lin was just an average player at best ,who caught fire for a month, but was no superstar.
I tried to tell people who no matter your nationality, you have to sustain elite level status to become a superstar and Lin was just a flash in the pan. I don’t blame Lin at all for cashing out, that is what you are supposed to do when you are hot and GMs think you are the next big thing.
The Rockets have made a lot of shrewd moves over the last year, but overpaying for Lin wasn’t one of them. They are trying to get rid of him, but no one wants to take on that bloated contract for essentially a backup point guard.
A source with direct knowledge of the situation confirms Rockets working hard to move Jeremy Lin … very limited interest for teams.
— Bill Ingram (@TheRocketGuy) July 7, 2013
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The Houston Rockets liked what they saw from Francisco Garcia during the team’s playoff run, and now he’s been reward with a new deal.
The Houston Chronicle is reporting that Garcia and the Rockets have agreed to a two-year $2.6 million deal.
“I feel good, man,” said Garcia, a guard/forward. “I like the team, the coaching staff, the organization. I’m glad to be back...
According to a report via Brian Windhorst of ESPN, Houston Rockets center Omer Asik, has requested that the team trade him after the acquisition of Dwight Howard.
Asik, who had a very productive season for the Rockets, playing in all 82 games while averaging 10.1 points, 11.7 rebounds and 1.1 blocks, apparently was the only individual in Houston not excited about Howard’s arrival...
The Houston Rockets have acquired Dwight Howard via free agency, and everyone seems to be excited and overly confident.
After finally get Dwight Howard to agree to a four-year $88 million deal, Rockets head coach Kevin McHale told ESPN L.A. that “D12 makes them a threat, and that the Rockets can now compete with anybody.”
“We’ll see. Let’s get everybody together,” McHale...
After the Rockets struck out on their pursuit of Dwight Howard in March 2012 and the following summer, they seemed to have moved on. Howard was not coming to Clutch City and had no interest in doing so.
So the Rockets signed Omer Asik to a three-year, $25.1 million contract. He was to be the team's defensive anchor after two strong years in Chicago as a defensive player....
He isn’t the third superstar that Dwight Howard requested, but it’s a solid acquisition by the Houston Rockets.
Free agent Omri Casspi has reached agreement on a two-year deal with the Houston Rockets, league source tells Y! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 6, 2013
The Houston Rockets defeated the Philadelphia 76ers by a final score of 88-80.
Terrence Jones had 24 points on 9-for-13 shooting and 12 rebounds. Patrick Beverley had 10 points, six assists, four rebounds and seven fouls.
Michael Carter-Williams led the 76ers with 26 points, seven rebounds, eight assists and nine turnovers.
The domino has finally fallen. Dwight Howard, in his typical back and forth waffling style, has chosen to leave the Los Angeles Lakers via free agency for the Houston Rockets.
In doing so Howard leaves money on the table (in the neighborhood of $30 million), but presumably has a better supporting team around him in Houston. He joins James Harden, Jeremy Lin and company on a 45 win...
After Dwight Howard verbally agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets Friday night, both him and James Harden took to Instagram to post their first picture as teammates, “Houston we have liftoff!”
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, Dwight Howard’s 4-year, $88 million contract that he’s verbally agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets allows him to opt-out following the 2015-16 season and become a free agent, again.
Dwight Howard’s four-year, $88 million maximum contract agreement with the Houston Rocketswill include an early termination option after the...
Dwight Howard posted a photo of himself with Houston star James Harden to announce his decision to sign with the Rockets as a free agent. Kobe was not impressed
I knew the Lakers were doomed when they went all Keith Sweat begging Howard to stay.