Monthly Archives: July 2012

That fork in the road

Just yesterday, I remarked that the Houston Rockets stood in an enviable position.  Today brought potentially even better news.  From the Houston Chronicle: On Tuesday, the Knicks announced that they would not match the Rockets’ offer to Lin, sending him back to Houston. And after a week of summer league, Alexander still wants that blockbuster [...]

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It’s official: Linsanity is coming back to Houston

It’s now official.  After the 11:59 deadline passed last night, Jeremy Lin again became a Houston Rocket.

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Any way you look at it, the Houston Rockets are in a really good spot

Multiple reports are confirming that the New York Knicks have declined to match the offer sheet agreed to by Jeremy Lin and the Houston Rockets.  Translation: Linsanity is now coming [back] to Houston. On the other side of the river, Houston’s rookies continued their impressive run in summer league play, posting collectively gaudy totals: Terrence [...]

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Rockets’ rookies continue to roll

A reader, Sir Thursday, writes: There’s little more to say about Lamb that hasn’t already said – it feels as if he’s playing the game in slow motion at times. Never seems to be rushed by anything, but somehow always gets open, can always shake off his man (I recall one particularly effortless crossover) and [...]

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Luis Scola is now a member of the Phoenix Suns

Michael Schwartz of Valley of the Suns writes: Although the Suns are prohibited from trading Scola until next July 1 (and can never trade him to Houston), depending on where his salary comes in at they just acquired a very attractive future trading piece. Even as he ages a durable, productive and cheap power forward [...]

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