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Rockets Advance to Summer League Championship

Who: Houston Rockets vs. (winner of Kings/Wizards) When: Monday, July 21st at 8:00pm CST Where: Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV Live Coverage: NBATV (FREE) or Summer League Live ($4.99) Rockets started off in a sluggish 0-4 start in Summer League, but are currently riding a 5-game winning streak! Thanks to the dominance of Donatas Motiejunas and Isaiah Canaan, the Rockets...
Via Rockets Social
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard: Parsons' departure won’t affect Rockets

Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard doesn’t think the departure of Chandler Parsons will hurt the teams title hopes next season. “It won’t affect us at all,” Howard said Friday, according to the Associated Press. Parsons, a three-year starter in Houston, signed a three-year, $45 million deal with the Dallas Mavericks. “We have myself and James,” Howard said. “We have...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  1 Comment

Phil Jackson: Dwight Howard left Lakers because of Kobe

Phil Jackson said Dwight Howard left because of Kobe Bryant This may not be ground-breaking news anymore as most people pegged this to be the reason for Dwight Howard’s departure from the Los Angeles Lakers, but Phil Jackson cleared up any gray area there might have been. The Zen Master, in his new book, states that Howard had no interest coming back to the Lakers once Kobe told...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins gets chasedown block of Nick Johnson at Summer League

There are few things that I like more than chasedown blocks and during tonight’s Cleveland Cavaliers-Houston Rockets Summer League affair, Andrew Wiggins got one. In the fourth quarter of play, Houston Rockets Nick Johnson looked like he had an opportunity for a lay-up with Andrew trailing the play. Watch as Wiggins rises to get the denial at the backboard: *** Wiggins chasedown...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston, We Have a Problem

Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is too smart for his own good. Since the Rockets signed center Dwight Howard last year, Morey has tried to clear max-level cap space so Houston could sign a third star. Shooting guard James Harden dragged the Rockets to the postseason two years ago, where they lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games. Last year’s Harden-and-Howard...
Via Grandstand University
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA executive calls out Rockets GM for arrogance

(Credit: outsidetheboxscore.com) The Houston Rockets missed out on basically everyone in free agency, and the blame seems to be coming from all directions. One anonymous front-office executive said in more or less words that Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s arrogance is the reason Houston failed miserably trying to sign players. Per ESPN: Daryl wants everyone to think he...
Via Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ray Allen talking to Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been bringing in LeBron James’ former teammates from Miami in Mike Miller and James Jones, and they are currently looking to add one more. According to a report from Shandel Richardson of the South Florida Sun Sentinel, both the Cavaliers and Houston Rockets are talking about potential deals with Ray Allen. Allen has been seriously considering retirement...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons: ‘I didn’t mean to sound ungrateful or disrespectful’

Chandler Parsons said Tuesday that his comments a day earlier were not meant to be disrespectful to the Houston Rockets. “I didn’t mean to sound ungrateful or disrespectful in any way,” Parsons said of his comments to Yahoo! Sports. “I just simply meant that I was offended that they didn’t view me as a core piece of their team going forward and they didn’t view me as...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  1 Comment

Houston Rockets: Jeff Adrien Signing Grade

Houston Rockets: Jeff Adrien Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, Vet minimum I can hear Rockets fans now: we went from Chris Bosh to Jeff Adrien? Wait a second, who is Jeff Adrien? We all know Bosh; two time champion, even if he was on the team carried by LeBron for championship one and saved by Ray Allen to win title number...
Via HoopStuff
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons: 'Offended' how Rockets handled me

Chandler Parsons told Yahoo Sports that he was offended by the Houston Rockets and thinks he could have been the third star they were searching so desperately for. “Honestly, I was offended by the whole process,” Parsons told Yahoo Sports on Monday in a phone interview. “They publicly said that... The post Chandler Parsons Says He’s Offended By Rockets appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Jeremy Lin throws up the L.A. hand sign in Shanghai

It appears that Jeremy Lin is loving life as a Laker. Mere hours after being traded to his hometown Los Angeles Lakers last week, Lin was presented with a purple and gold bouquet of flowers after flying in from Asia and landing at LAX for a physical in order to complete the deal with the Houston Rockets. Then, after the trade was made official, the 25-year-old posted a photo to his...
Via Lakerholicz.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Daniels Agrees To Two-Year Deal With Rockets

Free agent guard Troy Daniels has agreed to a two-year contract with the Houston Rockets, league sources told RealGM. Daniels’ deal with the Rockets is fully guaranteed. RealGM first reported on July 12 that the Rockets and Daniels had been in strong discussions on a new deal. A revelation out of the NBA’s Development League, Daniels rose from an undrafted player to a contributing...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets to let Chandler Parsons sign with Mavs

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Houston Rockets will not match the $46 million Dallas offer sheet for Chandler Parsons, making him a Maverick. Houston will not match the $46M Dallas offer sheet for Chandler Parsons, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2014 The post Report: Rockets Won’t Match $46M Dallas Offer...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard apologizes for tweet about Palestine

At least Dwight didn’t say he was hacked. I am not sure why he is apologizing for though, if that is how he feels, that is how he feels. I can see apologize for making a political comment he didn’t mean to make, but how can you offend someone with your belief? It would be like apologizing for being Catholic to a Jewish person, you can’t control how others feel about an issue...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban had Parsons sign offer sheet where???

I don’t think you could dream up a more appropriate way for Chandler Parsons to sign his $45 million offer sheet from the Dallas Mavericks, than to have Mark Cuban be with you while hanging out in a nightclub. Parsons, the third-year forward for the Houston Rockets, has suddenly been thrust into the spotlight of Houston’s off season, as general manager Daryl Morey attempts to...
Via Next Impulse Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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