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July 15, 2019 - 1:03 pm
They'll hand out T-shirts to the Summer League winners following the championship game between Memphis and Minnesota in Las Vegas on Monday night, and then things will finally slow down a bit in the NBA. Maybe. And probably not for long. It's been a hectic month since Toronto won the NBA...
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July 12, 2019 - 2:27 pm
A day after swinging a trade for Russell Westbrook, the Rockets continued to add to their roster by agreeing to a 1-year deal with center Tyson Chandler. Chandler, 39, split last season between the Los Angeles Lakers and Phoenix Suns, averaging 3.1 points and 5.6 rebounds over 55 games. He will...
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July 11, 2019 - 11:33 pm
By Adam Spolane ( @AdamSpolane ) LAS VEGAS (SportsRadio 610)- Chris Paul is 34 years old. Russell Westbook is 30. On Thursday, Daryl Morey reportedly swapped one for the other, along with two first round picks and two and two picks swaps, and that’s why, at least on the surface, the Rockets...
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July 11, 2019 - 3:46 am
By Adam Spolane ( @AdamSpolane ) LAS VEGAS (SportsRadio 610)- Before becoming one of the most important players on one of the NBA’s best teams, P.J. Tucker was a bit of a basketball nomad. A second round pick in 2006, Tucker appeared in 17 games with the Toronto Raptors as a rookie before jumping...
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July 10, 2019 - 2:04 am
The NBA announced Tuesday that it will institute a coach's challenge system for the first time during the 2019-20 season. The NBA's Competition Committee proposed the rule change and the measure was passed unanimously by all 30 teams. Coaches will be allowed to challege one play per game, and it...
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July 01, 2019 - 12:29 pm
HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610)- Austin Rivers will return to the Rockets next season after ESPN reported Monday he and the team have agreed on a two-year contract. Rivers, 26, joined the Rockets December 24 after a buyout from the Phoenix Suns, and became a crucial role player who found himself on the...
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June 30, 2019 - 11:06 pm
HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610)- As NBA free agency opened at 5:00 Sunday, the Rockets were able to re-sign two of their own guys, but missed out on their biggest target as Jimmy Butler is reportedly headed to the Miami Heat. Gerald Green and Danuel House will comeback to the Rockets next season, after...
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June 29, 2019 - 5:50 pm
HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610)- A day before the start of free agency, Rockets center Nene has elected to decline his $3.8 million player's option for next season and become a free agent. Nene, 36, appeared in 42 games for the Rockets last season, averaging 3.6 points and 2.9 rebounds in 13 minutes and...
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June 27, 2019 - 11:06 am
HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610)- Elston Turner will rejoin the Rockets coaching staff as Mike D'Antoni's lead assistant, the Houston Chronicle reported Thursday. Turner, 60, was Rick Adelman's top assistant from 2007-2011, and interviwed to replace him before the team hired Kevin McHale. Since leaving...
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Jimmy Butler with the Sixers.
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June 26, 2019 - 1:04 pm
(WIP) - The Houston Rockets are apparently very serious about their interest in Sixers free agent Jimmy Butler. According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski , the Rockets plan to try to convince Butler to force a sign-and-trade from the Sixers to the Rockets this offseason, allowing the Rockets to open...
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