2:35 PM EDT, Mon September 01, 2014
Burning Q's: Can NYK win title with Melo?

Burning Q's: Can NYK win title with Melo?

With training camp less than two months away, we’re examining the burning questions facing the New York Knicks. Today’s question: Can the Knicks win a title with Carmelo Anthony? The Knicks won in free agency this summer by managing to re-sign Anthony despite suitors like the Bulls, Lakers, Rockets and Mavericks all coming after him. So now that the Knicks have locked him up to a $124 million deal spanning five years, can their franchise player repay them with a championship?

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CSN Houston 20 hours ago

US rebounds to beat Turkey in Basketball World Cup

Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup.
CSN Houston 20 hours ago

Report: Kings trading Jason Terry to Rockets

In an effort to continue to retool their bench, the Houston Rockets reportedly are set to acquire shooting guard Jason Terry in a deal initially reported by Yahoo Sports.
Houston Chronicle 20 hours ago

Team USA overcomes first-half deficit to top Turkey in World Cup pool play

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the U.S. rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball World Cup. A night after beating Finland by 59 in its biggest rout ever while using NBA […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 30, 2014

Team USA romps over Finland in World Cup opener

BILBAO, Spain (AP) — The U.S. held Finland without a basket in the second quarter, opening defense of its title with a 114-54 romp Saturday in the Basketball World Cup. Silencing the Finns in the second quarter on the scoreboard and in the stands, where their rabid fans filled an entire side of the arena, […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 30, 2014

Photos: Notable players in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

While no team can match the NBA star power of the Team USA roster, other countries in the 24-team FIBA Basketball World Cup field have players that hoops fans are familiar with. Here’s a look at some of the top non-U.S. players in the tourney.
Houston Chronicle Aug 29, 2014

World Cup offers chance to see progress of Rockets players, prospects

Eventually, the World Cup will bring the usual enticements – beyond the draw for those of us happy just to see really good basketball players play basketball. Eventually, it will become about winning and losing and why both happen. And if you have rooting interests, these things always bring compelling drama along the way. But […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 29, 2014

Games to watch in the FIBA Basketball World Cup

The FIBA Basketball World Cup, a 24-team tournament, begins Saturday in Bilbao, Spain. Here are some group play games to keep an eye on. Aug 30: United States vs. Finland, 2:30 p.m. The United States is expected to roll through group play and the opener will be no exception. But at least LeBron James won’t […]
CSN Houston Aug 28, 2014

Colangelo on Harden leading Team USA: ‘He’s the one’

Mike Krzyzewski has raved about Harden’s leadership, and now Jerry Colangelo joins the chorus.
Houston Chronicle Aug 28, 2014

The Rockets player to watch in World Cup. It’s not who you think

Patience was never Donatas Motiejunas’ strength, but then, he did not come to Houston for the weather. He was here to play in the NBA and for too much of his first two seasons for his liking, he watched other people play in the NBA from a good seat. Motiejunas did not hide his displeasure. […]
CSN Houston Aug 27, 2014

Rockets sign Tarik Black

The Rockets signed Tarik Black on Wednesday.
Houston Chronicle Aug 27, 2014

Rockets sign rookie Tarik Black to contract

The Rockets have signed center/forward Tarik Black, who is a longshot to make the NBA roster but could be a good prospect for the team’s D-League team in Rio Grande Valley. Black (6-8, 253) averaged 10 points and six rebounds in 20 minutes per game for the Rockets in the Orlando Summer League this year. […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 27, 2014

Kevin Love’s challenge, James Harden’s shot and the rising expectations they share

By the time the deal was official, the trade of Kevin Love to Cleveland for the past two No. 1 picks was rendered anti-climatic, having dragged on for so long and in place for a full month before it could gain NBA approval. But then things got good on Tuesday and Wednesday morning, offering a […]
Houston Chronicle Aug 26, 2014

US beat Slovenia in final tune-up before FIBA World Cup

Associated Press LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands — Mike Krzyzewski’s big men had barely finished pushing around Slovenia when he was asked how they would match up with Spain’s imposing frontcourt. “I’m not going to compare. I haven’t seen Spain play,” Krzyzewski said. “If we play Spain, it’s a long way away. So I’m just concentrating […]
CSN Houston Aug 26, 2014

Report: Kobe says Lakers made it work with Howard

See what Kobe Bryant had to say about Dwight Howard in a recent article in Sports Illustrated.

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