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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Houston Rockets Trading for Rajon Rondo Is Just a Pipe Dream

In this week's NBA offseason episode, we get treated to another will-they-or-won't-they storyline, bigger than Ross and Rachel, Daphne and Fred, and Tony and his psychiatrist put together.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Boston Celtics, Patrick Beverley, NBA Players, James Harden, Rajon Rondo, Los Angeles Lakers

4 hrs ago | Thunderous Intentions

Trading James Harden not looking so silly for OKC

It has been a contentious topic ever since the deal was made, but when the Oklahoma City Thunder traded James Harden, they were very harshly criticized.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Players, James Harden, Serge Ibaka, Reggie Jackson, Mitch McGary

9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Casspi's future up in the air after release from Pelicans

Omri Casspi could be on his way back to the Sacramento Kings after being waived by the New Orleans Pelicans as expected on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Rudy Gay, NBA Players, DeMarcus Cousins

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Jameer Nelson signs two-year contract with Mavericks

Newest Maverick Jameer Nelson wasn't a bad three-point shooter last season. He hit 34.8 percent, which is OK.


Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, Orlando Magic, Chandler Parsons, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Monta Ellis, Jameer Nelson

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Jeremy Lin suggests he wona t bring a Linsanitya to Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers introduce newest player Jeremy Lin to the gathered media at the Toyota Sports Center training facility in El Segundo, Calif., on Thursday, July 24, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Xavier Henry

Marin Independent Journal

Jeremy Lin using Linsanity jersey number with Lakers

It was No. 17 that Lin wore in his breakout season with the New York Knicks. In the lockout shortened 2011-12 season, he went from relative unknown to phenom.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks

Houston Chronicle

Free agent Francisco Garcia considers Rockets, others

After playing in Sacramento for the first seven and a half years of his career, Francisco Garcia has spent the past year and a half in Houston.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Francisco Garcia


Chandler Parsons Really, Really Loves Mark Cuban and Dirk Nowitzki

The cynics out there might say Chandler Parsons had about 46 million reasons to sign the Dallas Mavericks ' offer sheet this summer, but to hear the small forward tell it, the two most persuasive factors had nothing to do with money.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Dallas Mavericks, Dirk Nowitzki, NBA Players, Dwight Howard


The Lost Home Stand

Who do we blame? It's an ugly human trait, something that Filipinos are often accused of doing way too often rather than admit guilt.


Related Topix: Sports, Indiana Pacers, NBA Basketball, Summer Olympic, Olympic Basketball, Kobe Bryant, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant, Los Angeles Lakers, Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Opinion

Portland Tribune

Summer of Love: Winners and losers

It's hard to grade the winners and losers of the NBA's summer marketplace without knowing where Kevin Love lands.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets

Hardwood Paroxysm

Be Quick, But Don't Hurry - Have the Pelicans Botched Rebuilding around Anthony Davis?

When Tom Benson stepped in to buy the rudderless New Orleans Hornets from the NBA in the spring of 2012, he had no idea the basketball gods would favor his new franchise with the number one overall pick.


Related Topix: Sports, New Orleans Hornets, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Phoenix Suns, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

Eric Bledsoe To Lakers in Potential Sign-and-Trade Deal; Rondo To Rockets Re-Emerges

Lakers are reportedly brewing a sign-and-trade deal for restricted free-agent point guard Eric Bledsoe, multiple sources reported on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players, Chandler Parsons, Omer Asik, Donatas Motiejunas, Terrence Jones

KHOU-TV Houston

Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets

Dwight Howard doesn't believe the departure of Chandler Parsons will have a major impact on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chandler Parsons, Dwight Howard, Omer Asik, Omri Casspi, Jeremy Lin, NBA Players

Quincy Acy, Kings rally late to defeat Rockets in NBA Summer League Championship

Former Baylor forward Quincy Acy and the Sacramento Kings rallied late to defeat the Houston Rockets, 77-68, in the 2014 NBA Summer League Championship game.


Related Topix: Sports, Sacramento Kings, NBA Basketball, Quincy Acy, NBA Players, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, Baylor University NCAA, Baylor Bears NCAA Basketball, Isaiah Canaan, Donatas Motiejunas


Can Jeremy Lin Be the Long-Term Point Guard for Los Angeles Lakers?

For a guy who has been beloved at every stop in his brief career, Jeremy Lin has had a hard time finding an NBA home.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kendall Marshall, NBA Players, Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Jordan Hill

Sports Media 101

Examining Bradley Beal's Chances to Make Team USA's World Cup Roster

Wizards 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Washington Wizards as a part of Sports Media 101 .


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets

Arizona Desert Swarm

Nick Johnson to sign 3-year, guaranteed deal with Rockets

Arizona product Nick Johnson was the 42nd pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, but he's earned a three-year contract that reportedly is guaranteed.


Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Basketball, NCAA Sports, University of Arizona NCAA, Arizona Wildcats NCAA Basketball, Nick Johnson, NBA Basketball

International Business Times

NBA Prevents Players from Participating in 'Last Home Stand'...

Basketball fans in the Philippines went home disappointed after NBA players refused to play in a scheduled exhibition game against the Philippine national team on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Toronto Raptors, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, NBA Players, Kawhi Leonard

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ailene Voisin: Former King Omri Casspi tries to make sense of Gaza conflict

Former King Omri Casspi says incoming rockets have residents on edge near his boyhood home in a Tel Aviv suburb.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Sacramento Kings, Omri Casspi, NBA Players, Jason Thompson, Dwight Howard

Houston Chronicle

Former Rockets fan favorite lands with Bulls

Brooks and Kirk Hinrich, who re-signed with the team on Monday, are expected to serve as backups to 2010-11 NBA MVP Derrick Rose, who has been limited to just 10 games over the past two seasons due to knee injuries.


Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Jordan Hamilton, NBA Players, Derrick Rose, Kirk Hinrich