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Rockets 5-on-5

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Chuck Hayes fails physical in Sacramento

ESPN reported this afternoon that former Rockets forward Chuck Hayes failed the team physical in Sacramento and has been released.

Hayes was signed by the Kings to a four year $21 million dollar contract on December 9th.

The complete details of the physical have yet to be released, but the preliminary reports suggest that the Kings’ team doctors found a heart abnormality.

The implications of Hayes’ release for the Rockets are potentially auspicious. Should he pass a Houston physical, the team remains $9 million dollars under the NBA salary cap and could possibly resign its former player.

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A tribute to Yao











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Analyzing Trade Bait’s Psyche

“y do some players take it so personal when they get traded. SMDH.” 

This critical judgment originated in a mind, traveled through a pair of typing fingertips, and was released into the not-especially-exclusive world of Reggie Evans’ Twitter page roughly six hours after the offseason’s second Chris Paul to Los Angeles deal was shot dead by David Stern.

The rumors involving Paul’s possible movement began as positive rejuvenation for the league. For what felt like a quarter of all fanbases (sorry New Orleans) it was a fantastic distraction from the BRI/system issues nightmare. People began to focus on the game’s top point guard, where he’d be traded; which franchise would alter the fortune of its immediate future? It was the best of times…kinda. Read More »

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If you signed up for our fantasy league, please read this

Ok, we’re ready to get underway.  All fantasy discussion/coordination will take place in the forums, but I wanted to put this announcement on the front page to ensure it’s not missed; we’re getting pressed for time.

If you posted in the thread as wanting to participate, please be sure it regularly so we can have everyone on the same page before the draft.  Also, please go to your settings and make sure you have PM’s enabled so that you can be contacted by the managers.

We now need two managers.  We then need to decide on the rules.  Then we need to hold our draft before opening night.  If you had volunteered to manage, please step forward now and take control.

Red94 fantasy management takes place here.

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