Report: Car accident on way to airport keeps Terrence Jones at home

Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones will not travel with the team for Thursday's game against the Phoenix Suns after being in a car accident on his way to the airport.According to Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle, Jones was not injured.Jones is averaging 9.3 and 4.5 points a game.
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February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

For slow-igniting Terrence Jones, game finally starting to blast off

For Terrence Jones, the time is now. He's on the launch pad and the engines have ignited. All that remains to be seen now is if he can truly take off without a crash landing.The fourth-year forward played in his 34th game of the season in Wednesday's win at Minnesota, already one more than he managed all of last season when injuries constantly dogged him. Jones would seem to be at...
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January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Several NBA teams interested in trading for Terrence Jones

The Houston Rockets are still under .500 this season, and big changes could be on the horizon.The Rockets could potentially look to address some of their roster issues via trade, and there may be no shortage of suitors out there for one of Houston's move movable assets.Rockets forward Terrence Jones is on the last year of his rookie deal, and will be eligible for restricted free...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Target: Will Terrence Jones lift off straight out of Houston?

Brandon Bass is already in purple and gold. Could Terrence Jones be wearing green and white sometime soon?When NBA fans think of Kentucky alums, quite a few names come to mind. Anthony Davis is an MVP candidate, and the John Wall-Demarcus Cousins tandem from 2009-2010 have established themselves as all-stars early in their careers. Yet of all the Kentucky alumni in the league (17...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Rockets targeting Suns’ Morris for trade

The Houston Rockets have reportedly expressed interest in trading for Phoenix Suns forward Markieff Morris, sources told ESPN.com’s Marc Stein. The Rockets are looking for help after a 10-11 start, and forward Terrence Jones has been mentioned as a possible exchange for Morris, sources said. It’s worth noting that the Rockets are denying Jones is being mentioned in any trade...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Rockets still have plenty of reasons for hope

It has been a season from hell for the Houston Rockets. A team expected to contend for a championship has been below .500 since Opening Night. They have already fired their head coach and even that hasn't really lit a fire under some of their players. Their main offseason acquisition has backfired spectacularly and there has been a litany of embarrassing losses. It has gotten to...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale's dismissal more surprising than Rockets' slow start

Firing season is upon us with the Houston Rockets parting ways with Kevin McHale as head coach. Despite the team's poor start, the firing was slightly shocking given McHale's recent three-year extension and Houston's surprising run to the Western Conference Finals amid a slew of injuries to key rotation members. But the NBA, like most sports leagues, thrives off a "what have you...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The tale of two brothers - the Morris twins

The two NBA players with the most experience as teammates were separated during this past offseason. Don't worry, Tim Duncan and Tony Parker are still San Antonio Spurs, in their 15th season together. In fact, the distinction of longest-running teammates actually belonged to twin brothers Marcus and Markieff Morris.  Much to the chagrin of the Morrises, the offseason saw the brothers...
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November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrence Jones, Donatas Motiejunas Won't Sign Extensions With Rockets

Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas are bypassing contract extensions with the Houston Rockets before the Nov. 2nd deadline. Neither side has had much movement in extension talks. Both Jones and Motiejunas will be restricted free agents, while the Rockets will be able to retain salary cap room. Jones and Motiejunas both figure to be highly coveted players in free agency.
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October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jones, McDaniels help Rockets get by Suns in overtime

PHOENIX (AP) K.J. McDaniels scored Houston's first six points of overtime after a 1-for-10 shooting performance in regulation, helping the Rockets to a 135-129 victory over the Phoenix Suns in preseason action Tuesday night. Terrence Jones led six Rockets in double figures with 23 points on 9-of-11 shooting in 23 minutes. Corey Brewer scored 17 of his 21 points in the third quarter...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harden finds Terrence Jones for alley-oop dunk against Magic

While most people know Houston Rockets star James Harden for his scoring ability, let us not forget that James is a pretty good passer. Today, Harden’s Houston Rockets faced off against the Orlando Magic and in the first quarter of play, James was able to find Terrence Jones for an alley-oop dunk: Lob City, Houston! *** Harden Alley-Oop to Jones [Clutch Fans] Harden image courtesy...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Projecting the best NBA combo bigs in 2015-16

Instead of cramming players into a specific position for simplicity’s sake, it’s better to identify certain power forwards and centers as what they actually are: both. The best NBA combo bigs are typically the result of small-ball lineups becoming commonplace around the league. Some power forwards simply don’t play an overwhelming majority of their minutes at the 4. But don’t...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Rockets contend in more competitive Western Conference?

The Rockets inarguably improved their roster this summer, adding Ty Lawson and Marcus Thornton and drafting two players who can potentially crack the rotation. All their youngsters should be even better, too. Donatas Motiejunas, Clint Capela and Terrence Jones still have plenty of room to grow. But is this enough to compete in a Western Conference that should be even tougher than...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrence Jones on last year's mysterious injury: 'I couldn't move my leg'

Terrence Jones is one of the better young role players in the NBA, and his development is a key factor in how much further the Houston Rockets go next season. But for a scary stretch last year, Jones thought he'd never play basketball again. Here's what he recently told SLAM Magazine about the mysterious leg injury that nearly ended his career: "Honestly I didn’t know what it...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Houston looking to trade 18th pick and Terrence Jones

If the Houston Rockets are going to add a third star this summer, they need to start clearing some serious cap space. The most obvious suspect to move is Trevor Ariza, who's set to make $8.1 million next year and is under a team-friendly contract that decreases annually until 2018.But Ariza is a valuable player in Houston's system, which could make GM Daryl Morey hesitate to pull...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets offer 18th pick, Terrence Jones in pre-draft deals

The Houston Rockets are looking to deal power forward Terrence Jones in order to shed salary and are also making the No. 18 pick in tonight’s draft available. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported the development. Indicative of Houston's plans to get off money, word is both Terrence Jones and Rockets' No. 18 pick in first round are both very available — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets open to trading both Terrence Jones, No. 18 pick

The Houston Rockets are looking to get rid of as much salary as they can, and there are quite a few players that they could be willing to deal. According to a report from Marc Stein of ESPN, the Rockets are open to dealing both forward Terrence Jones and the No. 18 overall pick in tonight’s 2015 NBA Draft. Indicative of Houston’s plans to get off money, word is both Terrence...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Terrence Jones on the Trade Block

Terrence Jones could be on the move during NBA draft night. According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Houston Rockets are willing to part ways with the former Kentucky Wildcat in order to clear space for Kevin Love or LaMarcus Aldrige, both of whom are free agents this summer. To that end also hearing that the […]
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston should trade up to take Cameron Payne

The Houston Rockets have the 18th overall pick in next week's draft, a slot that doesn't normally yield a high impact first-year player. That's unfortunate, because right now the Rockets badly need someone who can contribute right away. But what if they trade up a few slots and grab someone more NBA ready? One potentially perfect fit is Murray State guard Cameron Payne, and SB Nation...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrence Jones says he's prepared to become better 'all-around player'

Terrence Jones had a disappointing year. Numerous injuries kept him out of the lineup, but even when he was healthy in the playoffs, Jones still struggled. He shot 42 percent from the floor and a shade below 16 percent from the three-point line. That's unacceptable for anyone, let alone a power forward who sees most of his offensive action in the paint. But the 23-year-old thinks...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrence Jones’ spark off the bench helps Rockets beat Warriors

The Rockets’ season is still alive thanks to 45 points from James Harden and Terrence Jones providing a spark off the bench to lead Houston to a 128-115 win over Golden State. Coming into Game 4 of the Westen Conference Finals, Jones was averaging just 7.7 points against the Warriors, but he came alive with Houston’s […]
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May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrence Jones helps Rockets’ must-win

If you missed it from Monday night, Houston came out on fire and beat Golden State 128-115 to stave off elimination in the NBA Western Conference finals. Former Kentucky forward Terrence Jones made a significant contribution to the Rockets’ cause. … Continue reading →
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May 26, 2015

Terrence Jones helps push Rockets past Clippers into Western Conference Finals

Terrene Jones and the Houston Rockets are heading to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 1997. The stars of the game were James Harden, who scored 31 points, and Dwight Howard, who had 16 points and 15 rebounds in 113-100 win over the LA Clippers. However, it was the play of the Rockets’ […]
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Terrence Jones rises for putback slam dunk during Game 7 against Clippers

There are few things in sports like game seven of a playoff series and today, the Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets faced off to determine who would play in the Western Conference Finals against the Golden State Warriors. During the first half of play, Houston’s Corey Brewer tried to throw up a shot that ultimately didn’t go in but watch as teammate Terrence Jones soars...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets will start Josh Smith in Game 6

The most noticeable adjustment Rockets head coach Kevin McHale made in Game 5 was replacing Terrence Jones in the starting lineup with Josh Smith. That will stick in Game 6, too, according to a report from ESPN's Calvin Watkins:"The Rockets also will keep power forward Josh Smith in the starting lineup, according to a source. In Game 5, McHale moved Smith into the lineup, benching...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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