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  • Rockets, Anthony Bennett Agree To Non-Guaranteed Deal
    The Houston Rockets will take a flyer on 2013 first-overall pick Anthony Bennett, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports. The franchise would like to get a look at the 26-year-old in training camp. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, the two parties agreed to a non-guaranteed pact, which would give Houston the flexibility [̷...
  • Rockets, Gerald Green Agree To One-Year Deal
    The Houston Rockets have agreed to a one-year deal with Gerald Green, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The 33-year-old Houston native averaged 9.2 points in just over 20 minutes a game in 2018-19. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle clarifies that Green will in fact be inking a minimum, the same deal that he played […] The post Rocke...
  • • Giants sign 13 undrafted free agents, including Syracuse QB Eric Dungey
    The Giants announced that they have signed the following undrafted free agents in advance of Friday's rookie minicamp: Paul Adams, OT (Missouri) Jake Carlock, DB (LIU Post) C.J. Conrad, TE (Kentucky) Eric Dungey, QB (Syracuse) Jeremiah Harris, DE (Eastern Michigan) Nate Harvey, DE (East Carolina) Jon Hilliman, RB (Rutgers) Mark McLaurin, DB (Missis...
  • • In limited appearances, Nene giving Rockets a boost
    Nene Hilario didn’t play in the Rockets' first four playoff games but he saw action in Houston’s closeout win over the Jazz and Game 1 loss to the Warriors, as Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle writes. “It’s a man’s game and he’s a man,” coach Mike D’Antoni said of Nenê’s play. “He’s effective for limited minutes. We have to be careful with ...
  • • Rockets' Austin Rivers out for Game 1 with illness
    The Houston Rockets will be without backup guard Austin Rivers when they take on the Golden State Warriors Sunday for Game 1 of their second-round series. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports Rivers is dealing with an illness that is keeping him out of the lineup. Rivers has been a key role player for Houston this season. He has average...
  • • Jadeveon Clowney trade not on the table, per report
    One of the players mentioned as a possible trade target ahead of the draft is Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney. According to John McClain of the Houston Chronicle, that’s not happening. On Thursday morning, McClain wrote (on Twitter) that, “Jadeveon Clowney’s not going anywhere. They want to sign him to an extension. If not, he’ll...
  • • Mike D'Antoni: Rockets' playoff roster is still evolving
    Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni plans to begin the playoffs with a nine-man rotation, but it could evolve depending on matchups, writes Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle. While Gerald Green was sidelined with an adductor injury, the second unit consisted primarily of Iman Shumpert, Danuel House and Austin Rivers. However, Green saw extended acti...
  • • Falcons to host OT Ulrick John on visit
    The first couple of waves of free agency are over, and most teams are now waiting until after the draft has passed to continue digging around the market. But the Falcons are staying active, signing defensive tackle Tyeler Davison earlier today. They’re also apparently looking for some offensive line help, as the team will host tackle Ulrick John on...
  • • Vikings reportedly set to sign wide receiver Jordan Taylor
    A day after locking up Adam Thielen with a huge extension, the Vikings are making a more under-the-radar move at the wide receiver position. Minnesota is signing Jordan Taylor, a source told Aaron Wilson of The Houston Chronicle (Twitter link). Per Wilson, it’s a one-year deal for Taylor. He visited with the Vikings on Monday, and they apparently l...
  • Chris Paul: ‘We All Need to Win a Championship’
    Chris Paul says Rockets veterans “all need to win a championship.” “There’s only one thing left,” according to general manager Daryl Morey. Houston is healthy and excited heading into the postseason, and head coach Mike D’Antoni likes his team’s chances. Per The Houston Chronicle: “We all need to win a champions...
  • • AL West Notes: Bregman, Jackson, Mariners, Chirinos
    There’s no defined timetable for when Alex Bregman will return to the Astros’ lineup, though the star third baseman tells Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter link) that an MRI of his ailing right hamstring didn’t reveal anything similar to the 2016 issue that cost him a few weeks of the season. For the…...
  • • Timing of Alex Bregman's return to Astros remains uncertain
    There’s no defined timetable for when Alex Bregman will return to the Astros’ lineup, though the star third baseman tells Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter link) that an MRI of his ailing right hamstring didn’t reveal anything similar to the 2016 issue that cost him a few weeks of the season. For the time being, Bregman is simply cons...
  • • Astros not backing down despite lawsuit over T-shirt cannon
    The Houston Astros are not backing down despite a lawsuit from a fan who claims she was injured by a T-shirt cannon fired by the team’s mascot last year. The Houston Chronicle reported on Tuesday that a woman is suing the Astros for more than $1 million, claiming her finger was “shattered” after being hit by a T-shirt fired from a cannon by team ma...
  • • Rockets' Mike D'Antoni still hospitalized with illness
    As the NBA regular season is winding down, the Houston Rockets find themselves without their coach, Mike D’Antoni, who is hospitalized with dehydration. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reported that D’Antoni has been hospitalized since Friday. The good news is that while Houston won’t have its coach on Tuesday, D’Antoni is hoping to be rel...
  • • Rockets don't know if Jeff Bzdelik will return next season
    Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni missed a second consecutive game with the stomach flu today, but fortunately for the Rockets, associate head coach Jeff Bzdelik has been able to pick up the slack in D’Antoni’s absence. Unfortunately, the Rockets do not yet know whether Bzdelik, 66, will return to the team next season after he told Jonathan Feigen o...

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  • • Rockets looking to buyout market for more reinforcements
    Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has emphasized that the team isn’t done adding players to its roster, according to Hunter Atkins of the Houston Chronicle.  Morey, who’s served as the Rockets’ GM since 2007, said he’s held discussions with multiple representatives despite not mentioning any specific player by name. “We’re having multiple convers...
  • • Rockets GM Daryl Morey reportedly active in trade talks
    More often than not, Rockets general manager Daryl Morey finds a trade partner ahead of the annual deadline. Although it didn’t happen last year, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle writes that the Rockets are confident something will transpire this time out. While the mid-season additions of Austin Rivers and Kenneth Faried will have impacted...
  • • Houston Chronicle: Brian Cushing accepts Texans staff position
    Brian Cushing attempted to land elsewhere as a player last season, but following his Texans release, the veteran linebacker did not play in 2018. He may be ready to call it quits and transition to coaching. The nine-year Texans veteran accepted a position on Houston’s staff, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reports (on Twitter). Cushing, 32, w...
  • • James Harden: ‘I want my name up there’ with NBA’s all-time greats
    James Harden has been on an unbelievably remarkable run of late, and his historic scoring output has elicited mentioning his name along with the NBA’s all-time greats. The Houston Rockets superstar hopes when it’s all said and done, he will be considered among the best who have ever played the game. “Kobe [Bryant] and Wilt and [Michael] Jordan — no...
  • • Report: Discrepancy delaying finalization of Carmelo Anthony trade
    The Carmelo Anthony trade between the Rockets and Bulls is still expected to get done at some point soon, but the trade call has yet to take place, tweets Marc Stein of The New York Times. According to Stein, the deal may have to be amended due to a discrepancy involving the rights to a draft-and-stash player. In addition to receiving Anthony and c...
  • • Rockets expected to sign James Nunnally
    The Rockets are expected to fill the opening on their 15-man roster by signing veteran sharpshooter James Nunnally to a 10-day contract, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). A source confirms to Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle (Twitter link) that the Rockets are “heading in that direction.” Feigen first reported on Tuesda...
  • • Rockets expected to sign a winger to a ten-day deal
    The Rockets are expected to sign a wing to a 10-day deal on Wednesday, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports (Twitter links). It appears unlikely that the team reaches an agreement with Danuel House  Jr. on a standard NBA contract today, meaning the team has a need for another perimeter player. House remains on a two-way deal with the or...
  • • Report: Rockets open standard contract talks with Danuel House
    The Rockets have opened talks on a standard contract for Danuel House, who will soon run out of NBA days on his two-way deal, according to Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle. House sat out Thursday’s practice to keep from using up another day, but will reach his limit if he plays in the team’s next three games. House came to Houston in late N...
  • • Demaryius Thomas wants to continue playing
    Demaryius Thomas has undoubtedly declined in recent years, but the veteran wide receiver says he is not interested in retirement at this time. Instead, Thomas says he would like to return to the Texans, as Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle writes. “My main priority right now is getting back healthy. I can still play, man. I’m not thinking about...
  • • Rockets trade Michael Carter-Williams to Bulls
    The Rockets have finalized a deal to send Michael Carter-Williams and cash to the Bulls, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. In return, Houston will receive a heavily protected second-round pick that it is unlikely to ever obtain, adds Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chronicle (Twitter link). The Bulls will waive Carter-Williams, who has a non-guarant...
  • • Astros GM addresses five-player trade with Mets
    Astros GM Jeff Luhnow spoke to Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter links) and other reporters about today’s five-player trade with the Mets, noting that New York “was aggressive” in asking about J.D. Davis. The Astros weren’t originally thinking of moving Davis, but Luhnow explained that “there was enough of a market for him that we dec...
  • • AL Notes: Astros, Luhnow, Kikuchi, Orioles, Machado
    Astros GM Jeff Luhnow spoke to Chandler Rome of the Houston Chronicle (Twitter links) and other reporters about today’s five-player trade with the Mets, noting that New York “was aggressive” in asking about J.D. Davis.  The Astros weren’t originally thinking of moving Davis, but Luhnow explained that “there was enough ...
  • • DeAndre Hopkins will donate playoff check to family of slain girl
    As the Houston Texans prepare for their playoff matchup against the Indianapolis Colts, Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins will be playing for an even more meaningful purpose. Hopkins is pledging his game check to the family of seven-year-old Jazmine Barnes, who was murdered on Sunday while in the car with her family. Barnes’ mother was also shot...
  • J.J. Watt injury update: Texans star (elbow) says he’ll ‘be fine’ for playoff game vs. Colts
    "It's doing OK," Watt said, via the Houston Chronicle. "It'll be fine by Saturday."...
  • • Rockets' backcourt takes another hit with Eric Gordon injury
    The Rockets‘ backcourt, already depleted by Chris Paul‘s hamstring injury, may be even more shorthanded after Eric Gordon limped off the court late in last night’s win at New Orleans. Gordon will undergo an MRI today to determine the severity of a bruised right knee, tweets ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Gordon tells Jonathan Feigen of The Houston Chro...

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