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3 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The Houston Rockets have acquired Jason Terry and draft picks from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Alonzo Gee and Scotty Hopson. Along with Terry, the Rockets will get Sacramento's second-round pick in 2015 if they select between 31 and 49, and they'll also receive New York's unprotected second-round pick in the 2016 draft.
3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail
The Houston Rockets have acquired guard Jason Terry from the Sacramento Kings for two second-round draft picks and guard/forward Alonzo Gee. The 37-year-old Terry started last season with Brooklyn and averaged only 4.5 points in 35 games.
5 hrs ago | BleacherReport
With all of the talk about Kevin Durant 's future, is Russell Westbrook the one the Oklahoma City Thunder should really be worried about leaving? Durant has two years remaining on his deal. The longer the Thunder go without bringing a championship back to Oklahoma City, the more you will hear about his possible departure when his contract is up.
9 hrs ago | Silver Screen and Roll
As uncertainty reigns over Staples Center, rookie Jordan Clarkson will could bring a positive light to an otherwise dreary future. As a child who grew up in Wisconsin during the early 2000's, my initial years as a sports fanatic were dedicated to trying to find the positives in a world that's filled with mediocrity.
9 hrs ago | Silver Screen and Roll
The Good: Good size and athleticism for a point guard, and a potentially dynamic scorer at the position. In Summer League he showcased quickness getting to the rim, and an ability to finish both in traffic and through contact.
Dec 13, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson drives in against Houston Rockets small forward Chandler Parsons during the fourth quarter at Oracle Arena. The Houston Rockets defeated the Golden State Warriors 116-112.
TOLEDO, OH The Toledo volleyball team had its home opener spoiled by Valparaiso on Tuesday, as the Rockets were defeated 3-0 by the Crusaders in Savage Arena. "We had a couple good individual performances which is what we've had for the last couple weekends, but not a whole team performance," head coach Greg Smith said.
Eric Davis was born to score buckets. And the shooting guard from Michigan announced on Tuesday evening that he'll be scoring his buckets as a collegian at the University of Texas.
The driver's license of Houston Rockets eight-time All-Star center Dwight Howard has been suspended in Florida for his failure to pay a fine for running a red light, court records show. Howard, who played for the NBA's Orlando Magic from 2004 to 2012, racked up 10 tickets for running red lights while in the Orlando area.
According to David Pick , Josh Selby contemplated walking away from the game of basketball this summer at the tender age of 23. Four years ago, nobody would've guessed that this is where Selby's career would be at this point - down in the doldrums, fighting for a roster spot - and the reason why is simple: After a decorated high school career, which saw him average 32 points, seven assists, five rebounds and two steals per game as a senior at Baltimore's Lake Clifton High School, Selby had everything going for him in the basketball world.
A year ago, Dallas Mavericks power forward Dirk Nowitzki did a video parody of the well-known Geico Hump Day commercial. Dirk walked around Mavs offices asking people if they know what day it is, ultimately yelling that today is gameday.
When the Kings drafted Omri Casspi with the 23rd pick in the 2011 draft, it was hope that the athletic Israeli forward could be part of a new youthful resurgence along with Tyreke Evans . For the first 29 games of his career, he even looked like he could be a future star, averaging 12.1 points on a very efficient 49.4% from the field and 44.1% from three.
Yep, Team USA totally OWNED every country they played and came home with the gold medal in the 2014 FIBA World Cup. But we already knew that was going to happen and it did happen, so let's go back and take a look at how it happened.
It's time for Jeremy Lin to come into his own, silencing narratives and letting his play on the court do the talking. Without a single minute as a Los Angeles Laker under his belt, Silver Screen & Roll has already dedicated literally thousands of words to Jeremy Lin.
It's all coming to an end for Steve Nash, and he deserves a fair chance to end his career the way he wants. Steve Nash's time with the Los Angeles Lakers has been an outright failure, there's no way around it.
But after a visit to Ryan Middle School's Baylor College of Medicine Academy for the Rockets' Clutch City Checkmate Challenge, he is more confident in his game. Ariza, along with guard Troy Daniels and general manager Daryl Morey attended the event at the middle school where Morey spoke about strategy to the school'd chess club and then all three joined the players to play against American Chess Grandmaster Susan Polgar.
't exactly a scarce commodity in the world of professional sports. If anything, it's a prerequisite for any championship-caliber psyche - the mental pillar on which the world's best athletes and coaches will inevitably lean in times both boom and bust.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:33 pm
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