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The Dream Shake Aug 14, 2018
Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: #9 - The Trades That Didn’t Happen

Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: #9 - The Trades That Didn’t Happen

Sometimes it’s the moves you don’t make that prove to be the most important. Sometimes, it is the moves you don’t make that prove to be the most valuable. And at other times, it’s the moves that don’t happen that are the ones that matter the most. In the Rockets’ case, this happened twice in franchise history. The first happened in 1994, where the Rockets were primed to make a run at their first title. Sean Elliott’s failed physical voids trade to Rockets - 2/7/94 Rockets acquire: F Sean Elliott Pistons acquire: F Robert Horry, F Matt Bullard, two future second-round...
The Dream Shake Aug 13, 2018
Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: #10 - Kenny Smith

Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: #10 - Kenny Smith

The move to acquire the starting point man on two title teams was a good one. 10. Rockets acquire point guard Kenny Smith from Hawks - 9/28/90 Rockets acquire: G Kenny Smith, G Roy Marble Hawks acquire: G John Lucas, C Tim McCormick We kick our Top 10 series off with a name you might not have expected given the rich lore of the Houston Rockets franchise, but one who earned his spot in team history with clutch play, sharpshooting from deep, and the hardware to back it up. On September 28, 1990, the Rockets traded shattered guard John Lucas, who was useless at that point in his career, along...
www.chron.com Aug 13, 2018

Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) — Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday. Anthony was traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks last month before the Hawks released him. Houston general manager Daryl Morey announced the signing and the Rockets posted a picture on social media of Anthony signing his contract. The 34-year-old joins a team led by MVP James Harden and star point guard Chris Paul. The Rockets hope the addition of Anthony will help them contend for their first title since 1995. They lost to the Golden State Warriors in the Western...
www.chron.com Aug 13, 2018

Rockets officially will sign Carmelo Anthony on Monday

The Rockets officially will sign Anthony to a one-year, $2.4 million contract Monday, a source close to the Rockets confirmed.
The Dream Shake Aug 13, 2018
Carmelo Anthony will sign his deal today

Carmelo Anthony will sign his deal today

It’s just a formality, but Melo is putting pen to paper today. After weeks of waiting, with the ball seemingly just creeping ever so slowly up to the goal line, Carmelo Anthony will finally sign his 1-year, $2.4 million veteran’s deal with the Houston Rockets today after completing his physical, according to Adrian Wojnarwoski. Free agent Carmelo Anthony plans to sign his one-year, $2.4M deal with the Houston Rockets today, league sources tell ESPN. He traveled to Houston and he’s completing his physical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 13, 2018 Of course, this is nothing...
ClutchPoints Aug 13, 2018
Rockets news: Carmelo Anthony to sign $2.4 million deal with Houston today

Rockets news: Carmelo Anthony to sign $2.4 million deal with Houston today

Free agent forward Carmelo Anthony will sign a one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets for the veteran’s minimum today, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. More details to come. The post Rockets news: Carmelo Anthony to sign $2.4 million deal with Houston today appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Aug 13, 2018

Houston Rockets: 3 potential Ryan Anderson trades

Ryan Anderson’s contract is a burden on the Houston Rockets, so let’s take a look at some ways they can move him off the roster and the payroll. In the summer of 2016, power forward Ryan Anderson agreed to a four-year, $80 million deal with the Houston Rockets that is meant to keep him in […] Houston Rockets: 3 potential Ryan Anderson trades - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints Aug 13, 2018
Rockets GM Daryl Morey officially welcomes Carmelo Anthony to Houston

Rockets GM Daryl Morey officially welcomes Carmelo Anthony to Houston

Carmelo Anthony has officially signed with the Houston Rockets after clearing his physical examination on Monday morning. Rockets general manager Daryl Morey took to Twitter to welcome the 10-time All-Star to the team. Welcome to the @HoustonRockets @carmeloanthony – easy to find highlights for him! https://t.co/ZdjTc0xFmY — Daryl Morey (@dmorey) August 13, 2018 Anthony, now […] The post Rockets GM Daryl Morey officially welcomes Carmelo Anthony to Houston appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 13, 2018
Mike D’Antoni praises Carmelo Anthony, says Rockets will be ‘more formidable’

Mike D’Antoni praises Carmelo Anthony, says Rockets will be ‘more formidable’

The Houston Rockets have added their most significant asset by officially signing Carmelo Anthony to a one-year, $2.4 million deal for the veteran’s minimum. This will spell a reunion with former head coach Mike D’Antoni, who coached him during their time with the New York Knicks. The 67-year-old infamously quit after being faced with an […] The post Mike D’Antoni praises Carmelo Anthony, says Rockets will be ‘more formidable’ appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Aug 13, 2018
Mike D’Antoni says Carmelo Anthony open to coming off bench

Mike D’Antoni says Carmelo Anthony open to coming off bench

The incertitude regarding Carmelo Anthony’s fit with the Houston Rockets has become even more of a pressing issue now that he has officially signed with the team. While ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski initially speculated that Anthony is likely heading for a bench role, Woj then said the future Hall of Famer will still get a shot […] The post Mike D’Antoni says Carmelo Anthony open to coming off bench appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Denver Post Aug 13, 2018
Carmelo Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets

Carmelo Anthony signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Houston Rockets on Monday.
ClutchPoints Aug 14, 2018
Fan’s interesting conspiracy theory on Carmelo Anthony-Chris Paul

Fan’s interesting conspiracy theory on Carmelo Anthony-Chris Paul

A fan offered a conspiracy theory involving Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul of the Houston Rockets. According to Redditor u/Clippersfanboy, it seemed the Anthony planned his move to Houston all along. To recall, Anthony opted into his $27.9 million contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder. According to the fan, Anthony opted in despite knowing that the […] The post Fan’s interesting conspiracy theory on Carmelo Anthony-Chris Paul appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Hoops Habit Aug 14, 2018

Oklahoma City Thunder: Losing Carmelo Anthony to the Houston Rockets could be costly

The Oklahoma City Thunder letting Carmelo Anthony go could prove costly for one big reason. The Houston Rockets officially signed Carmelo Anthony to a one-year, $2.4 million contract on Monday. For the Oklahoma City Thunder, this could prove to be costly. Carmelo Anthony had the worst season of his career last year, averaging 16.2 points […] Oklahoma City Thunder: Losing Carmelo Anthony to the Houston Rockets could be costly - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
Welcome to Loud City Aug 14, 2018
Carmelo Anthony bids farewell to OKC

Carmelo Anthony bids farewell to OKC

Good night, and good luck. With the Carmelo Anthony saga now concluded as he has officially signed with the Houston Rockets, Melo finalized his time in OKC with the following letter. *** Thank You, OKC I know it was only one season, but from the time I arrived in OKC, I was greeted with so much love from The Team, The Organization, and of course the INCREDIBLE fans of this amazing city. Throughout the entire season, game after game, you cheered me on and rooted for us as a team. That is something I will always cherish and never forget. That genuine support kept me going all season long. IN...
CelticsBlog Aug 14, 2018
Boston Celtics daily links 8/14/18

Boston Celtics daily links 8/14/18

All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place. Herald Anthony signs 1-year, $2.4 million deal with Houston Rockets Globe Paul Pierce explains why the Celtics will win a championship this season — if they sacrifice Around the WNBA: It’ll be a wild dash to the regular season finish Liberty Ballers Sixers/Celtics Week: Joel Embiid vs. Al Horford Lex Nihil Novi Alton Lister Already Out The Sports Daily Substantial chatter about Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler teaming up next summer Celtics .com Baynes, Theis Surprise Kids Theis, Nearing Return from Injury, Added New Skill...
ClutchPoints 23 hours ago
Rockets news: Former Houston, Lakers player Tarik Black agrees to deal in Israel

Rockets news: Former Houston, Lakers player Tarik Black agrees to deal in Israel

Former Houston Rockets big man Tarik Black is taking his talents to the land of milk and honey. According to Sportando, Black has agreed to a contract with Israel-based ball club in the EuroLeague. Free agent big man Tarik Black and EuroLeague club Maccabi Tel Aviv have reached an agreement on a deal, a source told […] The post Rockets news: Former Houston, Lakers player Tarik Black agrees to deal in Israel appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Plain Dealer 10 hours ago
Is Carmelo Anthony too good to come off the bench?

Is Carmelo Anthony too good to come off the bench?

Carmelo Anthony officially signed with the Houston Rockets, adding another All-Star to the team and he is reportedly going to come off the bench.
Hoops Habit 6 hours ago

Houston Rockets: 3 players most likely to be traded in 2018-19

If the Houston Rockets end up dealing anyone ahead of the 2019 NBA trade deadline, it’s bound to be one of the following three players. Right now, the Houston Rockets have a pretty good roster in place. They’ve got a couple of stars, some quality role players, and an intriguing prospect or two to round […] Houston Rockets: 3 players most likely to be traded in 2018-19 - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats
ClutchPoints 6 hours ago
Nick Young hoped to land with Rockets, play for Mike D’Antoni again

Nick Young hoped to land with Rockets, play for Mike D’Antoni again

Nick Young’s career took an upward swing last season, finishing out the most modest role of his 11-year venture in the league with a championship. Now a free agent, the former Golden State Warriors swingman was hopeful of a reunion with former coach Mike D’Antoni, who coached him during his time with his hometown Los […] The post Nick Young hoped to land with Rockets, play for Mike D’Antoni again appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints 5 hours ago
The Failings And Redemption Of Carmelo Anthony

The Failings And Redemption Of Carmelo Anthony

On Monday, Carmelo Anthony finally put pen to paper on his one-year, $2.4 million contract with the Houston Rockets. And there’s some amount of irony in Anthony signing on with two men whose work led to the devaluation of his career in an effort to salvage what remains of it. The NBA Melo entered as […] The post The Failings And Redemption Of Carmelo Anthony appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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