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How can the Houston Rockets use K.J. McDaniels next season?

K.J. McDaniels could be a huge player for the Houston Rockets over the next few seasons. The second-year wing has elite defensive potential and surreal athleticism. His main problem, right now, is a lacking jumper. But if that gets fixed and a few other areas of his game take off, McDaniels could become a monster. Here's more, courtesy of Bleacher Report's Kelly Scaletta:"Working...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston places team option on K.J. McDaniels' contract

The Houston Rockets signed K.J. McDaniels to a three-year, $10 million contract that both sides should be very happy with last week. And a recent report on the contract's details gives even more reason for the Rockets to love the move.As outlined on Pro Basketball Talk by Dan Feldman, Houston gets more flexibility by adding a team option on the back end:"The big advantage is the...
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July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Analysis of McDaniels and Prigioni to the Houston Rockets

Time is up on the trade deadline, and just about 9% of all NBA players have been moved to other teams. Draft picks have been dealt, players have swapped jerseys, the second half of the season has commenced. The Houston Rockets were one of the active teams in the trade market, originally aiming to sign Goran Dragic from the Phoenix Suns to fill the empty void at their point-guard...
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Sixers trade K.J. McDaniels?

Selected by the Philadelphia 76ers as the 32nd overall pick of last year’s NBA draft, K.J. McDaniels did something atypical of a rookie second round pick — he bet on himself. McDaniels turned down a four year contract, the first two years of which were guaranteed above the minimum, the latter two non-guaranteed at the minimum, in favor of a one year deal non-guaranteed at the...
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

K.J. McDaniels throws off-the-backboard alley-oop to himself (VIDEO)

If you want something done right, do it yourself. That’s probably what was going through the head of Philadelphia 76ers forward K.J. McDaniels during Monday night’s matchup against the Golden State Warriors. Late in the first quarter of the game, McDaniels was guarded closely by Draymond Green. He then attempted to shake the gritty defender with ...
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February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Is the Philadelphia 76ers’ recent success an aberration?

After winning only four games in the beginning months of the season, the Philadelphia 76ers have nearly equaled that number in the past week, with wins over the Cavs, Nets and Pacers. Perhaps more importantly, all three wins have been decided in the final minute, each by the Sixers coupling a late basket with a subsequent stop on the defensive end. This relative string of success...
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sixers’ K.J. McDaniels Gave Fan Concussion By Blocking Ball Off Her Head (Video)

K.J. McDaniels doesn’t stink, which makes him unlike many of his Philadelphia 76ers teammates. The rookie out of Clemson is a defensive menace and surprisingly fearsome shot-blocking machine for a 6-foot-6 swingman, as profiled by Sports Illustrated’s Rob Mahoney. He’s blocked shots so fiercely, fans are literally in peril. No, seriously. McDaniels blocked a shot by Toronto...
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers’ K.J. McDaniels Throws Down Incredible One-Handed Alley-Oop (Video)

You might not know much about K.J. McDaniels is now, but you’ll definitely be seeing him in NBA highlight reels after Wednesday night. The Philadelphia 76ers rookie guard — who was well known at Clemson for his ability to fly — threw down an unbelievable one-handed alley-oop during the second quarter of the Sixers’ matchup against the Orlando Magic. Tony Wroten threw...
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

KJ McDaniels skies for alley oop slam dunk vs Magic (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers guard K.J. McDaniels displayed his huge hops by leaping high into the air for the one-handed slam dunk to finish an alley oop during Wednesday night's game against Orlando.McDaniels threw it down after receiving the perfect pass from teammate Tony Wroten, and the dunk brought the home crowd to their feet.Vine via Jake Pavorsky. H/T TNLP. This post appeared first...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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