Found February 21, 2013 on
Golden State Warriors
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 of the deal. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because that trade had not been announced, pending league approval.
Patterson, Aldrich and Douglas walked out of the Toyota Center just as Houston was starting its game against Oklahoma City on the eve of the trading deadline. The Rockets came into the game holding the No. 8 spot in the Western Conference, and the moves were unexpected.
The short-handed Rockets heard the news only 20 minutes before tipoff.
“It was definitely the weirdest game I’ve ever played in,” said Houston forward Chandler Parsons. “It was hard to focus. It was hard to block (ou...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
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...
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...
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...
Rather than pointing out the obvious and saying the Maloofs are cheap pieces of craptastic amphibious lowlife ****, I'll just leave them out of this. We know they are worthless. Yesterday proved it yet again. The NBA was thrilled to hear they "agree" to sell the team to Hansen because if nothing else it illustrates one thing: They will have to sell to whomever the NBA...
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 [...]
First trade ahead of the trading deadline.
Sacramento has traded forward Thomas Robinson to the Houston Rockets, league source tells Y Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 21, 2013
The Rockets will send Patrick Patterson, Cole Aldrich and Toney Douglas to the Kings for Thomas Robinson, sources tell Y!
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) February 21, 2013
After selecting Thomas Robinson with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2012 draft, the Sacramento Kings already have him on the move., http://juicedsportsblog.com/sports-news/news/kings-deal-away-no-5-pick-robinson-to-rockets
Matt Moore of CBS Sports is reporting that the Houston Rockets have acquired the 2012 NBA Draft’s fifth overall pick, Thomas Robinson, in a six-player trade. The entire trade was Robinson, Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt and a second-round pick for forward Patrick Patterson, center Cole Aldrich, Toney Douglas, and cash. This is the first big move as we approach the deadline...
HOUSTON -- Thomas Robinson is in,while Marcus Morrisand Patrick Patterson areout in Houston, as part of a reported three-way deal that also involved the Phoenix Suns and Sacramento Kings.
The move reunites twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris in Phoenix, and Marcus was swapped for Robinson, his former teammate at Kansas. Houston also sentPatterson, Toney Douglas and Cole Aldrich...
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 [...]
The Houston Rockets are on a roll as of late and they were up to much of the same when they defeated the Brooklyn Nets Friday night. Of course, one particular highlight revolves around point guard Jeremy Lin as he distributed a few pretty assists just like this no-look pass to Donatas Motiejunas. This assist is the second [...]The post Jeremy Lin’s No-Look Pass to Donatas...
Rockets Trade: Toney Douglas, Cole Aldrich and Patrick Peterson
Rockets Receive (From Sacramento): Thomas Robinson, Francisco Garcia and Tyler Honeycutt
Analysis: The Houston Rockets have just added a potential go-to post scorer in Robinson, who was just the fifth overall pick in last summer’s draft. He has a nifty jump shot and solid post moves and is a fantastic rebounder...
The Rockets acquired the 5th-overall pick in this past summer's Draft, Thomas Robinson, from the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night for a package built around Patrick Patterson
When: 7:30 PM: Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Where: Barclays Center; Brooklyn, NY
TV: YES Network
UPDATE: Due to plantar fascitis, Joe Johnson won't play this evening, missing...
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...