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Houston Chronicle 24 mins ago

Reports: Spurs making moves to help land LaMarcus Aldridge

The Spurs are making their moves as they get ready to make their pitch to LaMarcus Aldridge. The team is trading forward Tiago Splitter to Atlanta, Yahoo Sports reported. The move frees the Spurs of the two years, $16.75 million left on Splitter’s deal. Earlier, San Antonio reached a deal on a contract extension with […]

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Houston Chronicle 23 hours ago

Rockets, James Harden crack top 10 in NBA merchandise sales

The Rockets’ longest playoff run in 18 years apparenlty did wonders for their marketability. Rockets star James Harden had the seventh-best selling NBA jersey from April to June, according to information the league released Tuesday. The Rockets, meanwhile, were sixth for most popular team merchandise. Harden was not in the top 15 in the NBA’s […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 30, 2015

Rockets add five to summer league roster

The Rockets have lined up five players for their summer league team and are looking at four more, a persona familiar with the process said. Five who will be on the roster in Las Vegas: Will Cummings, Temple, guard Denzel Livingston, Incarnate Word, guard Glen Rice Jr., Rio Grande Valley, guard Jaron Johnson, Rio Grande […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 29, 2015

Center of attention: LaMarcus Aldridge to receive plenty of suitors during free agency

When free agent shopping season opens at 11 p.m. Tuesday, much of the attention will focus on Portland’s All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge, considered the most attainable superstar on the market. The Rockets will be among the teams seeking a sit-down with the former University of Texas star, though they could be relatively handicapped as one […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 29, 2015

Will Rockets be a player in NBA’s free-agent market?

According to general manager Daryl Morey, the Rockets are “probably likely” to stick with their plan to remain above the salary cap and spend the free-agency period putting the band back together by signing many, if not all, of their five free agents. Morey did say there are “possible opportunities we have to explore that […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 28, 2015

A look at the NBA’s 2015 free-agent class

Associated Press For the third time in six seasons, LeBron James is an unrestricted free agent. The difference this time is he has no plans to move again. The Cleveland star will not exercise a $21.6 million option on his contract for next season, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 28, 2015

Rockets rookie Sam Dekker not too big to still mow mom’s lawn

A draft pick doing something nice for his parents is pretty much standard fare when it comes to the four major sports leagues in this country. Typically, players will say they’re buying mom and/or dad a new house or car with their first taste of rookie contract money. Well, Rockets first-round draft pick Sam Dekker […]

Dwight Howard pleased with addition of two more big men via draft

Veteran center Dwight Howard said he was happy about the Rockets new additions — Sam Dekker and Montrezl Harrell– who were selected in the NBA draft last week. Howard said he saw both of them once or twice during the college season. “I saw Dekker in (the NCAA Tournament) and he had some big moments […]

Dwight Howard combines two loves: helping the community and watching movies

Rockets center Dwight Howard spent Sunday afternoon at the Palladium in Richmond as his D12 Foundation and Fandango hosted a screening of the new animated feature Inside Out for the Boys & Girls Club of Houston. Howard, who has been using the offseason to be active in the community, said this event meant a lot […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 26, 2015

Rockets give Christian Wood a shot by signing him for summer-league duty

UNLV forward Christian Wood, who surprisingly went undrafted on Thursday, reached agreement with the Rockets to play on their summer league team, a person with knowledge of the decision said Friday. Yahoo Sports initially reported the free agent deal with the Rockets. A 6-10 forward, will be back in Thomas and Mack Center on the […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 26, 2015

Louiville coach Rick Pitino on Harrell’s slide to 2nd round: ‘Montrezl will have a boulder (on) his shoulder’

The slide of Rockets’ second round pick Montrezl Harrell out of the first round was considered one of the surprises of Thursday’s draft, but Rick Pitino, Harrell’s coach at Louisville, indicated that the Rockets might benefit from the snub. “We’re all surprised that Montrezl slipped out of the first round, but it really doesn’t matter,” […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 26, 2015

Rockets may use D-League to prepare two draft picks for NBA life

Rockets general manager Daryl Morey made several references to the team’s usual developmental process, which has almost always included a stint in the NBA Development League. He indicated he would be happy if Sam Dekker and Montrezl Harrell improve as last season’s first-round pick, Clint Capela, did through a season spent largely in the D-League. […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 26, 2015

Rockets introduce first-round pick Sam Dekker and second-round pick Montrezl Harrell

Rockets draft picks Montrezl Harrell and Sam Dekker joined general manager Daryl Morey during a press conference regarding the Rockets 2015 NBA Draft.
Houston Chronicle Jun 26, 2015

Galveston’s Terran Petteway to play for Atlanta in summer league

Galveston Ball’s Terran Petteway, who played in college at Nebraska, has signed with Atlanta for the NBA summer league,the Omaha World-Herald reported. Petteway played at Texas Tech as a freshman, then transferred to Nebraska, where he averaged 18.1 points as a sophomore (first-team All-Big Ten) and 18.2 as a junior (third team). The 6-foot-6, 210-pound […]
Houston Chronicle Jun 26, 2015

Travis grad Aaron Harrison to play for Charlotte in summer league

Aaron Harrison, the former Travis and Kentucky star, has signed to play with Charlotte’s summer league team, ESPN reported. Harrison, whose twin brother Andrew was drafted by Phoenix in the second round on Thursday and then traded to Memphis, started 78 of 79 games in his two years at Kentucky. Both Harrisons opted for the […]

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    James Harden

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  • Sam Dekker

    Sam Dekker

    Rockets rookie Sam Dekker not too big to still mow mom’s lawn

  • Dwight Howard

    Dwight Howard

    Dwight Howard combines two loves: helping the community and watching movies

  • Montrezl Harrell

    Montrezl Harrell

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