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9 hrs ago | Liberty Ballers

The Sixers Should Be Creative When Negotiating Contracts With Their Second Rounders

Since the Sixers have significant cap space now, the team should flex that muscle to increase flexibility in future years.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Best Potential Veteran Minimum Free-Agent Options for Houston Rockets

Now that the big names are off the market, the Houston Rockets should fill out the rest of their roster with cheap veterans.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sporting News

For Monroe and Bledsoe, restricted free-agent blues continues

It would be great folly to assume that one knows much of anything about restricted free agency in the NBA.

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Related Topix: Sports, Atlanta Hawks, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Players

Sun Jul 20, 2014

BleacherReport

Why the New Orleans Pelicans Could Be Next Season's Phoenix Suns

Picked by myriad pundits to finish at the bottom of the NBA standings one year ago, the Phoenix Suns instead authored one of the more pleasantly surprising seasons in recent memory, owing to a delicate combination of savvy offseason moves, actualized upside and - most crucially - infectious chemistry.

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NBA.com

Image link to What happens in ...

There were 50 seconds left and the Houston Rockets trailed the Charlotte Hornets, 80-79, in the semifinals of the Samsung Las Vegas Summer League.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

USA Today

NBA free agency winners and losers: Why Rockets crashed

NBA free agency winners and losers: Houston's problem The Rockets lost and Cavs won, sure.

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Alligator Army

Report: Patric Young signs two-year contract with New Orleans Pelicans

On a day with one terrible bit of Florida basketball news, it's nice to also have a good thing to report: Only Gators' Adam Silverstein reports that Patric Young has officially signed a two-year contract with the New Orleans Pelicans.

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Nets Daily

Did the Brooklyn Nets blow it by not going after Jeremy Lin?

Dennis O'Leary, an online editor at the Daily News, suggests Saturday that the Nets would have been wise to go after Jeremy Lin before the Lakers scooped him from the Rockets in a modified salary dump.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Sporting News

Howard: Parsons' absence won't affect Rockets

Dwight Howard doesn't believe the departure of Chandler Parsons will have a major impact on the Houston Rockets' title hopes next season.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

BleacherReport

Updated Long-Term Plan for Houston Rockets

The Houston Rockets struck out in their pursuit of more superstars this summer. But that's what sluggers do.

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ESPN

The buzz at Las Vegas Summer League

Summer league is the closest thing the NBA has to an industry conclave, and industry conclaves tend to be more about the chatter than the official events.

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The Dream Shake

The State of Play - Rockets Offseason 7/16/14

So we got a painful taste of just why a generation of Ontarians hate Chris Bosh .

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

BleacherReport

Best Potential Landing Spots for Free Agent Ray Allen If He Delays Retirement

Heading into his age-39 season, Allen is a free agent adrift, drawing interest from a handful of teams looking for marksmanship on the cheap as he contemplates retirement as an alternative to carrying on.

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Hardwood Paroxysm

Defending Daryl Morey

Dec 18, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets center Omer Asik and point guard Jeremy Lin walk to the locker room during halftime at Toyota Center.

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Sir Charles in Charge

Houston Rockets: NBA's Biggest Loser of Free Agency

May 2, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard reacts after Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard last second shot in the second half in game six of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Moda Center.Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports If "dropping the ball" is the go-to expression for missing an ... (more)

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CBS Local

Wizards Send Ariza To Houston In 3-Team Trade

MAY 15: Trevor Ariza #1of the Washington Wizards takes a shot against the Indiana Pacers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on May 15, 2014 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC.

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OregonLive.com

Maarty Leunen impresses Houston Rockets in summer league, but unsure about training camp invitation

After four games in Orlando and three here with the Houston Rockets in summer league play, Maarty Leunen feels good about what he has shown team officials.

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Denver Post

Report: Mike Miller spurns Nuggets to join Cavaliers

Free-agent forward Mike Miller has agreed to a two-year deal with the Cavaliers worth $5.5 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports .

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

NOLA.com

Pelicans grateful to NBA free agents who helped facilitate Omer Asik trade

As New Orleans Pelicans general manager Dell Demps was introducing newly acquired center Omer Asik on Tuesday, we heard about Asik's ability to defend the rim, to be the anchor of the team's defense, praise for his rebounding and his playoff experience.

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Houston Chronicle

Rockets sign Joey Dorsey for two years, $2 million

In need of a backup center to replace Omer Asik, the Rockets turned to a familiar face, reaching agreement to bring back Joey Dorsey after several seasons in Greece and Spain, a person familiar with the decision confirmed.

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