Monthly Archives: July 2013

The Rockets Daily – August 1, 2013

Six Degrees of Dwight Howard – You need to look at this chart by Rob Mahoney from SI’s The Point Forward right now. Have you looked at it? Good. That’s a visualization of all the ways Dwight Howard’s free agency impacted teams throughout the NBA, and it’s pretty incredible–17 teams made roster decisions on 55 [...]

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Filling Out the Roster

With Dwight Howard securely ensconced as a Houston Rocket, the front office has lately turned its attention to filling out the rest of the roster. Of last season’s players who are no longer with Houston,  Carlos Delfino stands alone as the only major rotation player and an integral part of last season’s success. Morey & [...]

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The Rockets Daily – July 31, 2013

Duh’Antoni – My favorite headline of the week, by far: Mike D’Antoni doesn’t understand why Dwight Howard left L.A. From the worldwide leader: “It’s hard for me to sit here and criticize or even to understand why he left a place like L.A.,” D’Antoni told “ESPN L.A. Now” hosts Mark Willard and Mychal Thompson on [...]

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On the NBA: Prodding Around the NBA’s Veil

The NBA doesn’t have to tell us too much about how they run their business—many don’t. The cipherous nature of companies as big and ubiquitous as this one is a thing that terrifies so many of us at our day-jobs. When we don’t know what’s really going on, in the big picture, we feel small, [...]

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Does Signing Camby Mean Houston’s Trading Aşık?

With the provocative headline out of the way, here’s the answer: no. It’s not sexy, it’s not dramatic and it’s not juicy. The Houston Rockets have signed veteran center Marcus Camby to a veteran minimum, one year deal, and it’s not a precursor to other moves. Camby likes the Rockets and the Rockets like Camby. [...]

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