There's still not a whole lot to talk about, but I figure September will be a much more interesting month than August was. As a result, here are some links to get you pumped for phase two of the offseason.
Three teams trying to land Rockets' Brent Barry? - Yahoo! Sports
A refresher on which teams will likely take Brent Barry. Unfortunately...(read below)
Source: Clippers no longer interested in Rockets guard Brent Barry - Los Angeles Times
A Clippers source confirmed a report from the Houston Chronicle that said the Clippers were among three teams to have had talks with the Rockets for acquiring veteran guard Brent Barry, but that the team's interest is "dated." (What a buzz kill.)
Justice: Rockets to be applauded for offseason work - Houston Chronicle
What? We're linking to Richard Justice now?
Don’t ever underestimate Argentina, Luis Scola - Interbasket.net
"Luis Scola of the Houston Rockets, finished with a game-high 30 points, the 6-8 power forward shot 10-19 from the field, added 8 rebounds and passed out 5 assists." Language barrier...
NBA Saturday: Can Rockets Contend? - HOOPSWORLD
Bill Ingram on Tracy McGrady's potential impact in 2009-2010. Unlike Ingram, I'm not convinced it will be with the Rockets.
The top 10 worst jerseys of the last decade - Ball Don't Lie
Kelly Dwyer still hates our old uniforms. "Debuting in 1995 and lasting for nearly a decade, these pinstripe-laden unis aided in the destruction of the two-time NBA champions, reminded us all of bad pajamas and then outfitted an entire (rather large) nation in awful, awful threads once Yao Ming(notes) debuted in them during the 2002-03 season." (I actually liked the Spaceman Stripes)