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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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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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June 25, 2019 - 7:15 pm
Houston (SportsRadio 610)- The Rockets will pursue a sign and trade deal with Philadelphia 76ers forward Jimmy Butler when NBA free agency begins Sunday according to a report from ESPN. Butler, a Tomball native, was linked to the Rockets last fall before he was traded by the Minnesota Timberwolves...
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June 24, 2019 - 10:52 pm
James Harden finished second in the NBA's MVP race for the third time in five seasons after Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo was announced as the winner at Monday's award show in Burbank, CA. Both players finished 1-2 on every ballot, with Antetokounmpo earning 78-of-101 first place...
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June 23, 2019 - 7:53 pm
Rockets guard Chris Paul spoke publicly for the first time since his postgame press conference following his team's game six loss to the Golden State Warriors and shot down rumors of his unhappiness with the team. “I’ll be in Houston (next season),” Paul told the Houston Chronicle. “I’m happy about...
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June 21, 2019 - 12:41 am
HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610)- After going undrafted in Thursday's NBA Draft, former Houston Cougar guards Corey Davis Jr. and Armoni Brooks have agreed to free agent deals with the Washington Wizards, according to Fox 26. Davis, a unanimous First Team American Athletic Conference selection, averaged...
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June 20, 2019 - 9:22 pm
HOUSTON (SportsRadio 610)- 25 seasons after casting them aside, the Rockets will bring back the jerseys they wore during their 1994 and 1995 championship seasons. The "classic" jerseys are the road jerseys the team wore from 1972-1995 and have not been worn since game two of the 1995 NBA Finals in...
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June 17, 2019 - 4:26 pm
By Eli Hershkovich When the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook released next season’s initial NBA title odds, the Lakers were positioned at 20-1 — tied for the eighth-lowest with the Raptors (20-1). Fast-forward over a month. Frank Vogel’s squad boasts the league’s lowest odds (3-1), thanks to Los...
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June 15, 2019 - 7:02 pm
The long-rumored deal has finally been completed as ESPN reported Saturday the New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first round picks. Davis, a six-time all star, asked to be traded before February's...
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