Monthly Archives: April 2010

Al Jefferson a possibility for the Houston Rockets?

None of these pieces were available to Houston last season: Jordan Hill, a lottery pick, the rights to flip first round picks with the Knicks in 2011, a 2012 Knicks first round pick, Chase Budinger, the expiring contract of Jared Jeffries and Sergio Llull. Add Shane Battier (expiring contract and desired by contending teams) and [...]

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The San Antonio Spurs have a ’95 Houston Rockets feel to them right now

Antonio McDyess hit open jumpers, scoring 10 points while holding Dirk Nowitzki (17 points) to just 10 shots. Richard Jefferson took turns defending Nowitzki, Butler and Kidd while attacking the rim aggressively. DeJuan Blair added rebounding and energy. And George Hill’s newfound jump shot and poise carried the team to an improbable victory. After a [...]

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Connecting more dots on Chris Bosh

ESPN’s Ric Bucher tweeted yesterday: And in case it comes up again: Bosh-to-OKC has zero chance of happening for more reasons than I can list in 140 characters. following up just now with this: OK, partly why Bosh-OKC=no-go: he wants to be #1 option in a big city, say teams who’ve asked. Also: OKC would [...]

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On former Houston Rockets guard Scottie Brooks

I can’t help but think of this every time I see Oklahoma City Thunder head coach, and former Houston Rocket guard, Scott Brooks come on my television screen:

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Colangelo seemingly resigned to Chris Bosh’s imminent departure

As much as Chris Bosh seemed to be the obvious target for the Rockets, there was a sense that they would be trying to hit on a long shot with so many teams having the cap room the Rockets do not. That no longer seems likely to be too much of a hurdle. It might [...]

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