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Fox Sports Houston:
HOUSTON -- Chandler Parsons says he feels like a veteran. Marcus Morris says he doesn't. Parsons enters the summer league simply trying to improve. Morris enters the summer league with something to prove.
Such was the state of the Houston Rockets' sophomore class as practice began Sunday for the NBA Summer League, which the Rockets begin Friday in Las Vegas. Parsons and Morris begin their second NBA seasons from distinct, almost antithetical, points of view. Parsons was a second-round draft pick from Florida who ended up as his team's starting shooting guard and one of the biggest surprises in the NBA. Morris was a lottery pick from Kansas who spent most of his rookie season in the NBA Developmental League.
When somebody asked Morris, a versatile 6-foot-8 tweener forward, if he had more of a chip on his shoulder this year, he responded by saying "definitely" five times in a row, then continued.
"I gotta be aggressive this year about getting on the cou...
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BACK TO THE APPLE
After all the buzz and rumors, we finally have a center who was a former NBA defensive player of the year traded to the New York metro area. Glad that's over, eh?
Marcus Camby has agreed to rejoin the New York Knicks in a deal that sends three players and two second-round draft picks to the Houston Rockets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the move.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because neither team has announced the trade.
The Rockets, continuing to reshape their roster after missing the playoffs for the third...
Boston doesn't have the necessary cap space to sign Courtney Lee outright, but have expressed interest to the Rockets in discussing sign-and-trade scenarios.
Marcus Camby is returning to New York, while the Houston Rockets
continue to reshape their roster.
Marcus Camby was traded by the Knicks to Denver in 2002.
The New York Knicks will obtain unrestricted free agent center Marcus Camby in a sign-and-trade deal with the Houston Rockets, multiple media outlets reported Monday. In return for Camby, the Rockets will get Toney Douglas, Jerome Jordan and Josh Harrellson in addition to the Knicks' second-round draft picks in 2014 and 2015, according to Yahoo Sports. The trade cannot...
Marcus Camby is also considering the Nets, Heat, Mavericks and Spurs.
Marcus Camby is returning to the New York Knicks.
From Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski:
The Rockets will receive guard Toney Douglas, forward Josh Harrellson, center Jerome Jordan, second-round picks in 2014 and '15 and cash used to pay Douglas' salary from the Knicks. Camby will get a three-year, $13.2 million contract that contains a partial guarantee in the third...
According to some reports, the Celtics may be back in the hunt for Rockets center Marcus Camby:
The Clippers and Celtics have both been added to the list of contenders who want to sign Marcus Camby.
The Rockets seem resigned to letting Camby leave, and are willing to work out a sign-and-trade with any interested team. So far there has been interest from the Heat, Knicks, Nets,...
According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN.com, the Celtics and Courtney Lee have met, and the Celtics have emerged as a “serious suitor” for Lee.
The Boston Celtics have emerged as a serious suitor for Courtney Lee after coach Doc Rivers met with the free-agent guard Saturday night, according to sources familiar with Boston’s thinking.
Sources told ESPN.com that the Celtics...
ESPN is reporting that Doc Rivers met with free agent guard Courtney Lee.
Sources told ESPN.com that the Celtics, in the wake of losing sharpshooter Ray Allen to the Miami Heat, have ratcheted up their pursuit of Lee as a possible replacement.
Lee averaged 11.4 points per game for the Houston Rockets last season and hit 40 percent of his 3-point attempts.
Lee is also a good defender...
The Knicks will acquire Marcus Camby from Houston in a sign and trade. Giving up Douglas, Harrelson, and Jordan. Camby's deal is for 3 years.
Looks like the Knicks have a two-year window. Our time to win a title is now.
Also glad to see Novak has been resigned.