Pablo Prigioni: Sergio Llull ‘should be playing here’

Yeah, we know Pablo. When will Sergio Llull join the Houston Rockets? It's the story that never really goes away. Each offseason for seemingly the past 30 years, people have wondered: Will this be the year the Spanish point guard finally makes it over to the USA and more specifically to his rights holder the Rockets. Of late, the rumors started again after his team, Real Madrid...
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October 05, 2016

Rockets Unsure If They'll Pursue Sergio Llull Again In Offseason

The Houston Rockets were interested in bring Sergio Llull to the NBA last offseason and Daryl Morey was in Spain this week on a scouting trip. “I’ll be watching Llull live, but right now I can’t say if we will try to sign him again this summer," said Morey. "I’ve been in Italy, Serbia and Malaga. We are not seeking anything in particular. We are always looking at players...
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March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Spanish player one-ups Steph Curry with insane 60-foot buzzer-beater

Steph Curry's stunning 32-foot overtime dagger against the Thunder on Saturday was arguably the most ridiculous shot of the NBA season, but it wasn't even the best game-winner of the weekend.With Real Madrid's trailing Valencia 94-92 in a Liga ACB game Sunday, Spanish guard Sergio Llull drilled a shot from around 60 feet to steal a win. 
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February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Real Madrid’s Sergio Llull hits 3/4-court buzzer-beater for the win

It appears that Steph Curry’s absurd shot-making talents are beginning to rub off on the rest of the world. After Curry made his ridiculous game-winner on Saturday night in Oklahoma City, we had an even more insane game-winner in the Spanish League on Sunday. With Real Madrid and Valencia tied 92-92, Valencia hit a Tony Parker-esque teardrop shot to go up by two with just 1.3...
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February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Sergio Llull, Real Madrid Agree Upon New Deal With Lower Buyout

Sergio Llull has agreed upon an agreement with Real Madrid on a deal that runs through the 20-21 season. Llull and the Houston Rockets were discussing a deal earlier in the offseason. Llull's buyout, however, will be lower than the €5 million mark in his previous deal.
Via RealGM
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Sergio Llull will not play for the Rockets next season

Extracting point guard Sergio Llull from Spanish club Real Madrid has been a goal of Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey for a few years now, but it looks like a marriage between the two sides isn't meant to be. For now.The Rockets would likely have to buy out Llull's contract, then give him their mid-level exception. But it'd be worth it. They're super thin at point guard...
Via FOX Sports
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sergio Llull Decides To Pass On Offer From Rockets, Remain With Real Madrid

Sergio Llull has decided not to join the Houston Rockets and will instead remain in Spain with Real Madrid. The Rockets own the draft rights to Llull and had been negotiating with him. Llull is considered one of the world's best guards not playing in the NBA.
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July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Sergio Llull really the answer to the Houston Rockets?

The 2015 NBA Draft is almost on its way and the teams are finalizing the prospects they want to pick up for the 2015-2016 season. The Houston Rockets are no exception and the team is expecting some changes to build another competent team around Dwight Howard and James Harden to go after the title. One of the blatant weaknesses that appeared during the 2014-2015 Playoffs was the lack...
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Sergio Llull: 'I'm happy in Madrid'

The Houston Rockets have tried to pry Spanish guard Sergio Llull from his European club for several years, and each summer they fail. But last week, head coach Kevin McHale made a public statement on the radio about his desire to coach the talented Llull in Houston next season. It seemed like the Rockets were on their way to finally getting their man.Not so fast. According to the...
Via FOX Sports
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale wants Sergio Llull on the Rockets next year

For nearly six years, the Houston Rockets have not been able to lure Sergio Llull from Spain to the NBA. But head coach Kevin McHale recently made a public statement declaring just how bad he wants him, at a time when the Rockets clearly need another athletic guard who can play both ends of the floor. Here's what McHale recently said on Sports Talk 790, per SB Nation's Rockets blog...
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June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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