Found June 29, 2013 on Los That Sports Blog:

Tweet Remember Linsanity? That was a fun time for the New York Knicks and out-of-nowhere sensation Jeremy Lin back in the 2011-2012 NBA season. However, after Lin signed with the Houston Rockets, the hysteria died down slightly and Lin was pretty much revealed to be no more than an average point guard in the league. [...]


Rockets GM skips gaming convention for Dwight

Rockets GM Daryl Morey, a known video game nerd, supposedly skipped a gaming expo to make his pitch to Dwight Howard.

Report: Rockets trade Robinson

The Houston Rockets have made another roster move as part of their push to sign Dwight Howard, agreeing to trade Thomas Robinson to the Portland Trail Blazers, according to Yahoo! Sports. Robinson will be sent to the Blazers in exchange for the draft rights to foreign players Kostas Papanikolau and Marko Todorovic and two future second-round draft picks. The trade is significant...

Rockets Waive Brooks, Delfino; Looking For Trade Of Robinson For Additional Space

The Houston Rockets have waived Aaron Brooks and Carlos Delfino. The Rockets were unable to find a trading partner to deal other player and were forced to waive them to clear cap space. The Rockets are pursuing Dwight Howard and need to offer a max contract. Houston is also looking to unload Thomas Robinson to clear addition space.

Detroit Pistons Exploring Jeremy Lin Sign-and-Trade Deal?

Jose Calderon provided the Detroit Pistons a nice option at point guard following a mid-season trade, but with Calderon hitting unrestricted free agency, it might be time to turn to Plan B. And that backup plan, according to CBSSports’ Ken Berg: Another possible landing spot for Jeremy Lin is Detroit, source says. Rockets would acquire Jose Calderon in sign-and-trade in such a...

Rockets Waive Carlos Delfino And Aaron Brooks

The Houston Rockets shed more salary and waived both Carlos Delfino and Aaron Brooks with free agency set to commence at midnight tonight as they look to pursue Dwight Howard. According to the Houston Rockets: Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has waived guard Aaron Brooks and guard/forward Carlos Delfino. Brooks (6-0, 161, Oregon) returned...

Report: Jeremy Lin to Be Traded if Houston Rockets Land Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets are very confident that they can lure Dwight Howard in free agency. Very confident. The Rockets have called several teams to announce that point guard Jeremy Lin and center Omer Asik are available via trade, according to Ken Berger of CBS Sports. The move is essentially a “contingency plan” should the team sign Howard. One of Berger’s sources says that the...

Report: Lin, Asik made available by the Rockets

If the Houston Rockets land Dwight Howard this summer, it could come at the expense of their two big free-agent signings last offseason. The Rockets have made guard Jeremy Lin and center Omer Asik available, according to A league source told that the Rockets believe they already have Howard and are now looking toward the next moves to restructure their...

Howard meets with Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets have met with Dwight Howard to begin the NBA's free agency period. With Hall of Famers Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler joining them, the Rockets pitched Howard on leaving Los Angeles and joining All-Star James Harden in Houston. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey wrote on Twitter early Monday that it was great meeting with Howard and that having Olajuwon...

Olajuwon, James Harden To Help Recruit Dwight Howard To Rockets

The Houston Rockets want Dwight Howard bad, and our pulling out all the stops to convince Howard to bring his services to H Town. ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that Hakeem Olajuwon, and James Harden will be among a group recruiting and pitching the Rockets to Dwight Howard. Rockets planning strong contingent to recruit Dwight that is said to include Hakeem, James Harden along...

Rockets Trade Thomas Robinson To Trail Blazers

The Houston Rockets have traded Thomas Robinson to the Portland in exchange for two future second-round picks and the draft rights to two foreign players (Kostas Papanikolau and Marko Todorovic), according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The Rockets had been trying to find a deal for Robinson to shed his salary in order to offer Dwight Howard a max contract when free agency...

Report: Dwight Howard to Meet With Rockets Shortly After Free Agency Commences

The Houston Rockets will have the first shot at the Dwight Howard sweepstakes. The team will send a sizable contingent to meet with the Lakers forward shortly after free agency opens at 12:01 a.m. Monday morning, a “source with knowledge of the meeting” told’s Jeff Goodman. Houston’s wooing party will reportedly include general manager Daryl Morey, coach Kevin McHale...

Knicks Interested In Aaron Brooks

The New York Knicks are interested in signing Aaron Brooks. Brooks was waived by the Houston Rockets on Sunday to clear cap space. Brooks signed with the Sacramento Kings on a two-year deal last offseason and was subsequently waived before signing with the Rockets.

Report: Dwight Howard To Meet With Houston Rockets First is reporting that Dwight Howard will meet with the Houston Rockets first when free agency commences early Monday morning. Howard is set to meet in Los Angeles with a Houston Rockets group that includes management, James Harden, and Hall of Fame center Hakeem Olajuwon, according to sources. The Lakers can offer a max deal of $118 million for five seasons while other...

Is Dwight Howard House-Hunting In Houston?

A self-proclaimed realtor is claiming via Twitter that Dwight Howard is looking at houses in Houston today. It was recently reported that the All-Star center is unlikely to resign with the Lakers and has the Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets atop his list of destinations. This is just speculation of course, but assuming he’s not looking for a summer home, this could indicate...

Report: Dwight Howard to Meet with Rockets First

I’ve felt like Houston is the destination from the get go for Dwight Howard and now it’s looking like that is the reality per ESPN. Howard is reportedly set to meet with the Rockets first when free agency opens on July 1st. With a group that includes Houston management, star James Harden, and team legend [...]
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.