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Fantasy Update

Oct 22, 2014
Trevor Ariza will not play against the Magic on Wednesday.
The Dream Shake Oct 24, 2014

Trevor Ariza: The TDS Player Preview - No pressure, buddy

The prodigal swingman returns. The Rockets' biggest offseason signing promises to be the most heavily scrutinized Rocket whose last name doesn't start with H. Can he repeat (or build on) his career year in Washington? Player: Trevor Ariza Age: 29 Position: Small Forward Acquired: Signed-and-traded from Washington in the deal that sent Omer Asik and Omri Casspi to the Pelicans; signed 4-year, $32 million contract Contract Situation: That baby's fully guaranteed; he'll be a UFA in 2018 Nickname: Switchblade? (I don't know about that one. Feels weird - oh, what's that? Well, now I want to...
The Dream Shake Oct 23, 2014

Red Nation Radio Podcast - Season 2, Episode 1

Welcome back, my friends. Mike, BD & The Doctor are back for another season of Red nation Radio and are ready to lay to rest the horrible memories of the playoff series with Portland starring Voldemort. The threetards talk about how far this team can go with Kevin Mchale leading the charge, the level of competition facing them in the Southwest division and give their predictions for the final record of the 2014-15 campaign. Also touched upon is if Trevor Ariza is a better fit for this team than Chandler Parsons, if Donatas Motiejunas is as good as social media fans think he is and if...
Blazersedge Oct 17, 2014

Houston Rockets 2014-15 Season Preview

The Dream Shake managing editor Ethan Rothstein joins Blazer's Edge to discuss the 2014-15 Houston Rockets, continuing a month-long, 30-team NBA season preview feature. Over the next month, Blazer's Edge will be rolling out season previews for all 30 NBA teams. Continuing this feature, we discuss the Houston Rockets with The Dream Shake managing editor Ethan Rothstein. (Yesterday's preview: Golden State Warriors) Houston Rockets 2014-15 Season Preview 2013-14 Record: 54-28, No. 2 in Southwest Division, No. 4 in Western Conference Roster additions: Jeff Adrien, Trevor Ariza, Tarik Black...
The Dream Shake Oct 14, 2014

Rockets vs. Pelicans final score: Houston crumbles before Anthony Davis, New Orleans

With no Howard or Harden, Anthony Davis and the Pelicans were too much for the Rockets. The New Orleans Pelicans stomped the Houston Rockets Tuesday night, 117-98, giving the Rockets their first loss of the preseason after starting 3-0. Kostas Papanikolaou was the Rockets' best offensive player; Big Papa finished with 13 points on eight shots, 2 boards and 2 steals. Trevor Ariza had another solid, all-around game that will mean more when James Harden and Dwight Howard are in the lineup. The Rockets' pair of stars sat out for the second straight game, but it seems likely they will play in...
Houston Chronicle Oct 13, 2014

Backups hold their own in preseason win over Suns

In a game in which the Rockets’ backups needed to step up, they did so. With All-Star starters James Harden and Dwight Howard out with injuries, and Trevor Ariza and Pat Beverley playing limited minutes, the Rockets’ youth came held their own in a 96-92 preseason win over the Phoenix Suns at Toyota Center on […]
Bullets Forever Oct 12, 2014
Bradley Beal's injury provides an opportunity for Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr.

Bradley Beal's injury provides an opportunity for Otto Porter, Glen Rice Jr.

With Bradley Beal sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks after fracturing his wrist, Washington may need to rely on their two youngsters more than they think. Here's why this is the perfect opportunity for both of them. Here's a brief summary of what Washington's wing rotation has gone through over the past five months: Management held firm on a deal with Trevor Ariza that wouldn't exceed $9 million per season in free agency, leading to their best perimeter defender and best shooter bolting to Houston on a four-year/$32 million contract. Paul Pierce agreed to terms with Washington a day later...
CSN Washington Oct 11, 2014

Beal latest 3-point threat removed from Wizards lineup

Now Bradley Beal and Martell Webster are hurt. Now Trevor Ariza is in Houston. So, now what do the Wizards do for 3-point shooting?
Houston Chronicle Oct 10, 2014

Rockets enjoy their first day off of the preseason

The Rockets took their first day off since the start of training camp on Friday. With a handful of small injuries (Dwight Howard’s knee, Jason Terry’s hamstring), the Rockets were happy to have a day to rest. “Any time you can get a day to rest, it’s good,” forward Trevor Ariza said. “We have been […]
Bullets Forever Oct 10, 2014

Washington Wizards season preview: Can this team be great?

The Wizards surpassed expectations and made the second round of the playoff last year. With a returning core, a deeper frontcourt and a future Fall of Famer, are they really ready to take the next difficult step? Hi everyone. This is our entry in the SB Nation NBA Blog preview series. View all teams to date here. -Mike Last Year's Record: 44-38 Key Losses: Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Chris Singleton, Al Harrington Key Additions: Paul Pierce, Dejuan Blair, Kris Humphries 1. What significant moves were made during the off-season? Priorities 1 and 1A for the front office were...
CSN Houston Oct 9, 2014

(VIDEO) Ariza's third steal ends in easy dunk

This was an easy dunk for Rockets forward Trevor Ariza.
The Dream Shake Oct 8, 2014
Rocket Fuel: How the Mavs stole Parsons; Rockets bench analysis

Rocket Fuel: How the Mavs stole Parsons; Rockets bench analysis

Everything to get you up to speed on the Rockets, in one place We're going to try out a daily (or most days) links post, with "Rocket Fuel" as a working title. If you have better suggestions for this, let me know. On to the links: How Dallas Mavericks stole Chandler Parsons from Houston Rockets - ESPN - Marc Stein goes in on how Chandler Parsons skipped town, including the burgeoning Cuban-Morey rivalry. The Pattern of Basketball: Rockets Bench - Former SB Nation writer Jonathan Tjarks gives his assessment of the Rockets' new bench after last night's game. Trevor Ariza: ‘It was extremely...
Bullets Forever Oct 8, 2014
Trevor Ariza wanted to be traded when he first came to the Wizards

Trevor Ariza wanted to be traded when he first came to the Wizards

It today's wake-up: Trevor Ariza discusses his decision to leave D.C., Kevin Seraphin playing preseason games as if they were postseason games and Andre Miller teaching John Wall a thing or two in the pos. The five Wizards stories we're tracking today. 1. Trevor Ariza dishes on his time in D.C. During a wide-ranging interview with Michael Lee of the Washington Post, Trevor Ariza admitted didn't want to be in D.C. during his first season here. But once a proposed trade to the Los Angeles Clippers fell through, he accepted his fate and tried to change the team culture. His improved...
Washington Post Oct 7, 2014

Houston Rockets’ Trevor Ariza: ‘It was extremely tough to leave Washington’

HOUSTON — The sun had yet to rise but Trevor Ariza was set to board a plane from Houston to Los Angeles with a game ball resting at his hip. In the Washington Wizards’ final game before the all-star break last season, Ariza had an experience that was both gratifying and grating: He connected on a franchise-record 10 three-pointers and nearly led his team to a thrilling comeback win against the Rockets before he fouled out on a controversial call that allowed James Harden to score the final three points in just four seconds. Read full article >>
Houston Chronicle Oct 3, 2014

Kevin McHale glad to get work with Trevor Ariza

Earlier this week, one of the things that Rockets coach Kevin McHale was most excited about with training camp was being able to work with Trevor Ariza. Ariza, who played with the Rockets before, has never played under McHale and the two were looking forward to putting their defensive minds together. So far, McHale has […]

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