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Troy Daniels, Rockets In Strong Talks On Deal

Restricted free agent Troy Daniels is in strong dialogue on a potential deal to re-sign with the Houston Rockets, league sources told RealGM. Daniels, a revelation in the Rockets' first-round postseason series, has grown comfortable in his sharpshooting role for Houston. Both sides have started working toward an agreement, sources said. From his Development League to NBA rise...
Via RealGM
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Trevor Ariza to sign 4-year contract with Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets have agreed to a four-year, $32 million deal with free agent small forward Trevor Ariza, according to a person with knowledge of the deal. The person spoke to USA TODAY Sports on the condition of anonymity because the deal had not yet been announced. Ariza was being heavily courted by the Washington Wizards team that he played for last season but ultimately decided...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Sources: Rockets still considering keeping Chandler Parsons after reaching deal with Trevor Ariza

The Houston Rockets are still strongly considering the Dallas Mavericks' offer sheet for Chandler Parsons after reaching agreement on a four-year, $32 million contract with free-agent forward Trevor Ariza, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Ariza's contract is on a declining scale, paying him $8.6 million, $8.2 million, $7.8 million and $7.4 million over the next four seasons...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Dwight Howard Apologizes for #FreePalestine Tweet

Dwight Howard sent out an odd Tweet today (by odd we mean not something you would expect from him), which had the hashtag “FreePalestine” in the body. Within a few minutes the Tweet had over 2,000 retweets, and was captured by plenty of folks on the Internet. It also drew some very negative criticism on Twitter, as one would imagine. Here is a screengrab of the Tweet before...
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Dwight Howard Tries to Get Political; Apologizes and Goes Back to Dribbling Like Bob Dole

The NBA is really coming through for us this weekend. Not only is free agency going crazy now that LeBron James has signed with Cleveland, but now we have Dwight Howard providing us with some entertainment as well. What did he do? Well--the big man decided to voice his opinion on international politics.@k_bellangerHe didn't say much, but when it comes to politics it does not...
Via FatManWriting
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Houston Rockets: Trevor Ariza Signing Grade

Houston Rockets: Trevor Ariza Signing Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Contract: 4 Seasons, 32 Million Dollars For this contract, I am somewhat torn. Ariza just had his best season by a mile and I thought he would sign for closer to 4 seasons and 40 million, but at the same time he is 29 and just had by far his best season, so there is concern that it could...
Via HoopStuff
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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
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Rockets Rumors: Houston interested in Trevor Ariza

The Houston Rockets seemed on the verge of completing their own version of a "big three" with news coming down that LeBron James was headed to Cleveland Friday, only to be spurned at the last minute when Chris Bosh re-signed with the Miami Heat.Now, with the clock ticking on the Dallas Mavericks' offer sheet to Chandler Parsons, the Rockets are left scrambling. Houston...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Rockets in hunt for Trevor Ariza

The Houston Rockets are seriously pursuing unrestricted free-agent small forward Trevor Ariza, according to sources close to the situation, signaling that they are exploring their options for replacing Chandler Parsons. The Rockets, sources say, also pursued free agent Luol Deng but appear to have fallen out of contention for the former All-Star, with Miami said to be making progress...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Considering Deng, Ariza As Alternatives For Parsons

The Houston Rockets have been in discussions with Luol Deng and Trevor Ariza, and could sign one of the forwards as a replacement for Chandler Parsons, according to Jonathan Feigen. Houston appears less interested in matching the Mavericks offer sheet signed by Chandler Parsons, due to missing out on Chris Bosh. A... The post Rockets Considering Deng, Ariza As Alternatives For...
Via Hoops-Nation
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lakers Updated Projected 2014-2015 Starting Lineup

Here I project which players will comprise the Los Angeles Lakers 2014-2015 starting line-up.  The Lakers have made a few moves this off-season, after being extremely quiet for a pretty long time this off-season.  A couple of the team’s recent moves, mixed with new targets in free agency will comprise this projected starting five for the Los Angeles Lakers.Point Guard – Jeremy...
Via TopSportsReport
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Los Angeles Lakers: Jeremy Lin Trade Grade

Los Angeles Lakers: Jeremy Lin Trade Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content Lakers Receive: Jeremy Lin and a 1st round pick Rockets Receive: Cap space, cash and rights to a prospect With Houston looking to clear space to sign a marquee free agent, it was a given that they would have to move Lin and his large contract. There was speculation of him going to Philadelphia and...
Via HoopStuff
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The Houston Rockets Trade Jeremy Lin and Future First-Round Pick to Los Angeles Lakers

The Houston Rockets have traded point guard Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers along with a  future first-round draft pick, according to ... The post The Houston Rockets Trade Jeremy Lin and Future First-Round Pick to Los Angeles Lakers appeared first on Eminent Culture.
Via Eminent Culture
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Houston Rockets: Jeremy Lin Trade Grade

Houston Rockets: Jeremy Lin Trade Grade By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Houston Receives: Cap Space (Anything more is a bonus) LA Lakers Receive: Jeremy Lin and a 1st Round Pick Houston has traded Jeremy Lin to the Lakers for one reason, to gain the cap space to be able to sign Chris Bosh and they will now have their own Big 3 of Dwight Howard-James Harden-Chris...
Via HoopStuff
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Houston Rockets Trade Jeremy Lin to Los Angeles Lakers

The Houston Rockets have traded Jeremy Lin, and his expiring contract, to the Los Angeles Lakers, freeing up the necessary cap space to land free agent Chris Bosh.  Bosh, when and if he signs with the Rockets, will join Dwight Howard and James Harden, but will Chandler Parsons be a Rocket, or playing with the Dallas Mavericks?This is the first domino to fall, after LeBron ...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
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Lakers trade for Jeremy Lin

The Houston Rockets have traded guard Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Los Angeles Lakers, a league source told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The Lakers were amenable to this deal, according to sources, because Lin is only under contract for one more season, thus preserving their cap space next summer. They also covet draft picks, after trading away their first-round picks...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Report: Rockets Trade Jeremy Lin, First-Round Pick To Lakers

According to Jeff Goodman of ESPN, the Houston Rockets have traded Jeremy Lin and a future first-round pick to the Lakers in an attempt to clear cap space to sign Chris Bosh and match restricted free agent Chandler Parsons’ offer sheet. Rockets have dealt Jeremy Lin and a future first-rounder to Lakers, sources told ESPN. Houston clearing space to land Bosh, keep Parsons. — Jeff...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
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Report: Rockets, Lakers finalizing Jeremy Lin trade

The trade is being finalized, according to Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski. The Lakers would receive a future first-rounder and "other draft considerations." The Houston Rockets are trying to trade Jeremy Lin to the Los Angeles Lakers, according to ESPN's Marc Stein. This is a part of Houston's strategy to open up cap space to sign free agent big man Chris...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Report: Rockets finalizing deal to send Jeremy Lin to Lakers

TweetAccording to a report from Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Lakers are finalizing a trade for point guard Jeremy Lin: The Houston Rockets is finalizing a deal to send Jeremy Lin to the Lakers, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 11, 2014 Ridding themselves of Lin’s contract will give the Rockets the necessary...
Via Los That Sports Blog
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Report: Lakers In Talks To Acquire Jeremy Lin From The Houston Rockets

Jeremy Lin (7) is being shopped by the Houston Rockets – Mandatory Credit: Brian Babineau/Getty Images Besides the obvious announcement that LeBron James will be heading back to Cleveland, there’s another interesting story developing. According to ESPN NBA correspondent Marc Stein, the Los Angeles Lakers are reportedly talking to the Houston Rockets about a deal for guard Jeremy...
Via The Sports Journal
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Mavs Expect Parsons' Offer Sheet To Be Matched, Engaging Deng, Ariza

The Dallas Mavericks expect the Houston Rockets to match Chandler Parsons' three-year, $46 million offer sheet. The Mavericks have moved on to engage Luol Deng and Trevor Ariza in free agency talks. The Mavericks are hoping to upgrade the small forward position.
Via RealGM
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Chris Bosh Expected to Sign With Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets are expecting to soon have a commitment from Chris Bosh. Bosh has received a four-year, $88 million max contract offer from the Rockets. The Rockets are hoping to sign Bosh and then match Chandler Parsons’ three-year, $45 million offer sheet with the Dallas Mavericks. Via Marc Stein/ESPN The post Chris Bosh Expected to Sign With Houston Rockets appeared first...
Via Hoops-Nation
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Rockets Expect Commitment From Chris Bosh To Come Soon

The Houston Rockets are expecting to soon have a commitment from Chris Bosh. Bosh has received a four-year, $88 million max contract offer from the Rockets, though he may be willing to take slightly less money. The Rockets could also engage Bosh on sign-and-trade talks with the Miami Heat should a commitment be given. The Rockets are hoping to sign Bosh and then match Chandler Parsons...
Via RealGM
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LeBron's delayed decision helping Mavs

One of the longest weekends in the history of the Dallas Mavericks is staring us in the face. The Houston Rockets have until Sunday at 11 p.m. to match the Mavs' three-year, $45 million offer sheet to restricted free-agent small forward Chandler Parsons. Dallas has put its rival to the south in a tough spot, but there is no guarantee of success. Either way, the Mavs helped make...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

RUMORS: LeBron to Cavs, Lin to Sixers

NBA free agency is really getting heating up now — unless you’re the Miami Heat. Following yesterday’s three-way deal in which the Cavs dumped Jarrett Jack’s salary on the Brooklyn Nets while giving up quite a few assets in the process: Tyler Zeller, Sergey Karasev & a 2016 1st Round Pick (WHERE WERE YOU, HINKIE?!), it’s looking more and more likely that the pieces...
Via Fightin For Philly
2 days ago  |  Discuss
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