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The Houston Rockets are wheeling and dealing once again!
Today, the Rockets dealt center Samuel Dalembert and the 14th pick in Thursday’s draft to the Bucks for Shaun Livingston, Jon Brockman, Jon Leurer, and the 12th overall pick.
It has been rumored the past few days that Dalembert could be on the trading block. He’s known for his rim defense and rebounding, and is one of the better centers in the league.
This looks to be a fairly quiet deal on the surface, but the implications could be huge.
By trading up to number 12 in the draft, along with their other two first round picks, the Houston Rockets are furiously building up assets which could ultimately be offered to the Orlando Magic for prized possession Dwight Howard.
Stay tuned, as this does not appear to be Houston’s end game.
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ST. FRANCIS, Wis. With the No. 14 pick in the NBA draft, the Milwaukee Bucks have selected North Carolina power forward John Henson.
After trading for Samuel Dalembert a defensive-minded center on Wednesday, Milwaukee added another defensive-minded big in Henson, a player known for his shot-blocking and rebounding ability. Henson, however, is one of the skinniest players in the...
The Milwaukee Bucks, who swapped draft picks with the Houston Rockets in a trade this week that brought Samuel Dalembert to Milwaukee, used the No. 14 overall selection of the NBA draft on Thursday to take power forward John Henson out of North Carolina. The Bucks gave Houston the No. 12 overall pick in the deal for Dalembert but may have got the player they would have chosen...
As has become tradition in the five-year tenure of Bucks general manager John Hammond, Milwaukee made a trade leading up to the draft.
After preparing to select at No. 12 since the draft lottery in late May, the Bucks on Wednesday moved back two spots to No. 14 in a trade with the Houston Rockets. In that deal, Hammond acquired Samuel Dalembert, the type of center he's been...
The Houston Rockets have traded Samuel Dalembert and the 14th pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for the 12th pick, Jon Brockman, Jon Leur, and Shaun Livingston.
MILWAUKEE –In what will be one of an ongoing string of NBA draft related moves, it is being reported that the Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets have worked out a deal ...
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A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets have agreed to a trade a day before the NBA draft.
The Bucks are sending the No. 12 overall pick and three players to the Rockets for the No. 14 pick and center Samuel Dalembert. The Rockets also get guard Shaun Livingston and forwards Jon Leuer and Jon Brockman in the deal.
The person spoke...
HOUSTON Gone are Chase Budinger and Samuel Dalembert, and with them any reasonable amount of job security for Rockets guards Kyle Lowry and Kevin Martin.
What has been a whirlwind of frenetic activity has yet to reach a crescendo for the Rockets, with the assurance of something grander likely to follow as the NBA Draft commences on Thursday night.
At stake: a fleeting opportunity...
For most of you, you are either a) looking forward to Packer season (only a few weeks until camp breaks!)
or b) Pissed off about the Brewers lost season.
For some of us, the new look Bucks are as good as it gets for entertainment in the hot summer days.
For the casual fan, you know they made a trade and had a draft. Let’s go a little deeper.
Yes he is that young and yes he...
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Milwaukee Bucks and Houston Rockets have agreed to a trade a day before the NBA draft.
The Bucks are sending the No. 12 overall pick and three players to the Rockets for the No. 14 pick and center Samuel Dalembert. The Rockets also get guard Shaun Livingston and forwards Jon Leuer and Jon Brockman in the deal...
Early today, you may have saw my post on the Bucks picking #12 and the history of that pick (if you didn’t, here it is). Well, about 2-hours after the article posted (AS I PREDICTED AT THE END OF THE POST), the Bucks sent the #12 pick, Jon Leuer, Jon Brockman, and Shaun Livingston to Houston for Samuel Dalembert and the #14 pick. I LOVE THE TRADE! Dalembert will be the starting...