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@  slick shoes : (30 June 2016 - 06:19 PM) Looks like T Jones has officially been shown the door.
@  DenverRocket : (30 June 2016 - 04:56 PM) @slick No, I'm sure that has absolutely nothing to do with it ;-)
@  slick shoes : (30 June 2016 - 12:31 PM) @DenverRocket Is that because he knows the secret is out about his back and doesn't feel confident many other teams will give him a look?
@  DenverRocket : (29 June 2016 - 11:44 PM) Donatas Motiejunas, a restricted free agent, told ESPN he's willing to return to the Rockets. Houston is the first team he plans to meet with on July 1.
@  thejohnnygold : (29 June 2016 - 09:12 PM) For those interested, ESPN has a pretty good story about Hinkie and his process. Gives some insight into Houston's front office. LINK
@  rocketrick : (24 June 2016 - 05:19 AM) Rockets also signing Kyle Wiltjer, Stretch 4, played at Gonzaga and Isaiah Taylor, PG, UT
@  rocketrick : (24 June 2016 - 04:51 AM) Rockets have just signed PG Gary Payton II to a 3-year contract
@  majik19 : (24 June 2016 - 03:46 AM) not only is Onuaku a bad free throw shooter... http://espn.go.com/v...lip?id=15522771
@  majik19 : (24 June 2016 - 03:43 AM) Two centers... i'm sure he was just going potential but interesting nonetheless.
@  DenverRocket : (24 June 2016 - 03:38 AM) Zhou Qi, PF from China
@  DenverRocket : (24 June 2016 - 03:22 AM) Chinanu Onuaku © from Louisville - bad free throw shooter ;-)
@  DenverRocket : (24 June 2016 - 01:05 AM) Also, does this suggest that Thunder aren't confident of keeping KD?
@  DenverRocket : (24 June 2016 - 01:02 AM) Some of these draft day trades are bizarre. Why would Orlando trade Oladipo, Illyasova AND Sabonis for Ibaka???
@  slick shoes : (22 June 2016 - 04:50 AM) I am curious to see what Howard's perceived market value is compared to his actual market value. I'd give him a 3 year deal with the 3rd year a team option at 15 declining to 12 mil over the course of the contract.
@  majik19 : (22 June 2016 - 12:30 AM) So Howard officially opts out, which according to ESPN gives us 45 million in cap space. Wow! (Not that we'll be able to use it, most likely.)
@  slick shoes : (21 June 2016 - 06:57 PM) According to DM we'll be aggressively seeking a trade for a first rounder.
@  slick shoes : (21 June 2016 - 03:30 PM) Lebron, Kyrie, and buy in from the team. I also think that the pressure of delivering a title to cap off their historic season wore on their big three and that chasing 73 wins might have tired them out for the last three games.
@  majik19 : (21 June 2016 - 03:08 PM) so the unbeatable warriors - are the cavs a blueprint? or do they just have Lebron, so you can't really emulate that?
@  thejohnnygold : (20 June 2016 - 11:43 PM) This was one of my favorite Finals of all time. Amazing stuff.
@  slick shoes : (20 June 2016 - 04:44 PM) "It don't mean a thing if you ain't got that ring."

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Morris traded to phx, also possible Thomas Robinson deal


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#1 Cooper

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:02 AM

Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
The Houston Rockets have traded Marcus Morris to the Phoenix Suns for a future second-round draft pick, league sources tell Y! Sports.

Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
Sacramento has traded forward Thomas Robinson to the Houston Rockets, league source tells Y Sports.


@sam_amick: Kings send T. Robinson, F. Garcia, T. Honeycutt to Houston for Toney Douglas, Cole Aldrich, Patrick Patterson & cash, USAT has learned.
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#2 Matt Maloney's Ghost

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:17 AM

Thomas Robinson! I love this deal!
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:17 AM

Love it. And it keeps the Rockets cap flexibility. I believe Garcia has a team option after this year.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:23 AM

Yep he does have a team option.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:25 AM

Which means.... CAP ROOOOOM
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:29 AM

Would want to give Josh Smith a MAX or hope to develop Robinson who could POTENTIALLY give you the same thing? I love this deal so much. CAP ROOM!

T.Jones and T.Robinson and Royce White! One of those three have to develop it something. Lets go get Chris Paul. He has to look that this line-up and think twice.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:33 AM

Without ppat and morris we will see what we have in D-Mo and Terrence Jones. Thats a good thing
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:51 AM

I can't imagine they won't trade for another PF who is a little older. How many years does O'Neal have left?
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:54 AM

Without ppat and morris we will see what we have in D-Mo and Terrence Jones. Thats a good thing


And Thomas Robinson the #5 pick in the last NBA draft.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:03 AM

man I am buzzing over this deal. got to get me some more tickets! WOW
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:05 AM

Francisco Garcia (6.1 million) & Tyler Honeycutt (850K) both have team options for next year. Thomas Robinson is owed 3.5 million next year.

Patrick Patterson (3.1 million) & Marcus Morris (2 million) would have both stayed on the books. Toney Douglas has a 3 million qualifying offer and Cole Aldrich's contract expired saving 2.5 million.

So in essence we got a top 5 pick in Thomas Robinson (who appears to be an excellent rebounder) and enabled the team to shave off an additional 4 million or so. Add to that 2 second round picks (Chase Budinger and Chandler Parsons anyone?). I'd say its an excellent deal.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:18 AM

Great trade. Although we'll be seeing more of Beverley.
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Why so Serious? :D


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:23 AM

Does anyone feel sorry for Patterson? Going from Houston to Sac? That's got to suck.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:26 AM

Great trade. Although we'll be seeing more of Beverley.


Not necessarily a terrible thing. He is a young player at 24 who hustles. If you believe in Hollinger's adjusted stats, he has 14 pts/40, 6.6 rebounds/40 and 8.3 assists/40. But even if you don't, he has more upside than TD who probably wouldn't have been brought back next year anyway.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:27 AM

Does anyone feel sorry for Patterson? Going from Houston to Sac? That's got to suck.


Seems to be the route of all the Rockets undersized PFs...
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:27 AM

True. But he has looked lost at times, and while he has a greater upside than TD(who doesn't?), I don't think he's the better player right now and since we might be making a playoff run, it would have been nice to have TD. But, yeah, I don't think TD is good at all, though.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:32 AM

Only way to fix that is get him some playing time and see if he can learn and adjust. And while we may make the playoffs, we aren't going on a title run. Any playoff experience will be good for this team and if the young guys get to play then that means hopefully they grow and we can rely on them during a championship push.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:41 AM

True. But he has looked lost at times, and while he has a greater upside than TD(who doesn't?), I don't think he's the better player right now and since we might be making a playoff run, it would have been nice to have TD. But, yeah, I don't think TD is good at all, though.

So Toney Douglas isn't good at all, but you would want him taking a roster slot during the playoffs? Interesting.



I can't imagine they won't trade for another PF who is a little older. How many years does O'Neal have left?

Expires after this year.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 04:05 AM

Does anyone feel sorry for Patterson? Going from Houston to Sac? That's got to suck.


Not really since Sac will be moving to Seattle

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:06 AM

Not really since Sac will be moving to Seattle


Poor 2Pat. Lost 10% of his money due to this deal.
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