1:37 AM EDT, Wed August 22, 2018
The Dream Shake

Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: #6 - Charles Barkley

The Barkley trade is often looked at negatively, but that ignores how good he actually was despite injuries and gutted depth. #6 - Rockets trade a bevy of role players to Phoenix for Sir Charles - 8/19/1996 Rockets acquire: PF Charles Barkley Suns acquire: PG Sam Cassell, F Robery Horry, F Chucky Brown & C Mark Bryant This trade and its place in history will always be a little controversial. In fact, I’ve even seen it on several “worst trade” lists, and on the surface, that’s easy to understand. At the time the Houston Rockets dealt Cassell and Horry to the Suns, the duo were...

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Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-time: #7 - Otis Thorpe

The man they called “OT” helped Houston to their first-ever championship trophy. 7. Rockets acquire Otis Thorpe from the Sacramento Kings - 10/12/88 Rockets acquire: PF Otis Thorpe Kings acquire: F Rodney McCray, F & C Jim Peterson In the late 1980s, the Houston Rockets were looking to remake their roster, as the former 1986 NBA Finals team was falling apart due to injury and personal issues. As such, they traded double-digit scorer Rodney McCray, who had spent all five years of his career with the Rockets to that point, and serviceable big man Jim Peterson to the Sacramento Kings for...

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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...

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Rockets to host Thunder on Christmas Day among early schedule notables

The Rockets will look to get revenge from last year’s Christmas loss. For the second straight year, the Rockets will face the Thunder on Christmas Day. However, this year, the venue changes from the road to the friendly confines of the Toyota Center. There is a lot of recent history between the Rockets and Thunder. The rivalry began nearly six years ago when the Thunder dealt reigning MVP James Harden to Houston. The Russell Westbrook injury against the Rockets in the playoffs the following season only added more fuel to the flame. Then, former teammates Harden and Westbrook took part in...

LN News Feed: How DeMarcus Cousins’ Achilles Injury Impacts NBA Trade Deadline, Free Agency

Injuries are a part of sports, but that doesn’t make them any easier to tolerate. Unfortunately, New Orleans Pelicans big man DeMarcus Cousins suffered a torn Achilles on Friday night in a win over the Houston Rockets, and the ramifications will be far-re