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ESPN: Houston Rockets interested in acquiring Eric Gordon

So this was interesting, via ESPN: I’m told a Gordon trade this season is highly unlikely, with one source with knowledge of the situation telling ESPN.com this week that, as things stand, there’s “less than a 10 percent chance” New Orleans would move Gordon before the deadline. Still, the fact that the Hornets made calls [...]

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Greg Smith demoted to the Vipers

This news earlier today via Rockets press release. The demotion doesn’t come as a total shock as much of Smith’s playing time had been stolen away by one Cole David Aldrich.

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ESPN: Houston most favorable destination of Lakers’ competitors for Howard

Via ESPN: Atlanta, Dallas and Houston will be Howard’s chief suitors when he enters free agency July 1. But the Lakers can offer Howard a five-year contract worth roughly $118 million while every other team in the league can offer him only about $88 million over four years. The extra $30 million means a lot [...]

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On the Danny Granger report

A report from Sam Amico has made the rounds alluding to a purported interest by the Rockets in one Danny Granger of the Indiana Pacers.  States Amico: Houston is one team reported to have a keen eye on Indiana forward Danny Granger. The Pacers aren’t totally against keeping the 29-year-old forward, who has missed all [...]

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Kobe Bryant says he cooked, roasted Mcgrady in one-on-one

So this was interesting.  In a recent ESPN interview with Chris Palmer, Kobe Bryant says he’s indeed squared off against Tracy McGrady in a game of one-on-one: I played T-Mac. I cooked him. Roasted him. Wasn’t even close. Ask him, he’ll tell you. When I was about 20, we were in Germany doing some promotional [...]

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