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Houston Rockets News: October 10, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, October 9, 2017.

NBA: Preseason-Shanghai Sharks at Houston Rockets Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Rockets News

New York Knicks: 3 takeaways from preseason loss against Rockets
The New York Knicks trailed once more for the entire game as the preseason losing streak continued against the Houston Rockets 117-95.

Rockets 117, Knicks 95: 'Let Harden rest’ - Posting and Toasting
I, too, was watching the Yankees.

James Harden's 36 points lead Rockets past Knicks in preseason win - Houston Chronicle
James Harden had 36 points, 11 assists and nine rebounds in the Houston Rockets' 117-95 preseason win over the New York Knicks.

New York Knicks: Who stepped up during preseason loss to Rockets?
Despite playing without six key rotational players, the New York Knicks showed promise during a 117-95 loss to the Houston Rockets. Who stepped up?

Rockets officially introducing billionaire Tilman Fertitta as new owner | abc13.com
The team is set to formally introduce its new owner during a news conference on Tuesday.


NBA News

Joel Embiid can really tru$t the proce$$ now - SBNation.com
Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter.

Should 76ers fans be concerned after Markelle Fultz’s preseason start? - SBNation.com
Fultz has put together two poor preseason games, but is it too early to press the big red button?

Rajon Rondo injury: Pelicans guard to miss 4-6 weeks after hernia surgery - SBNation.com
The injury means Rondo will likely miss at least 10 games to start the year.

Gary Harris and the hazards of NBA restricted free agency - SBNation.com
How the market value of emerging stars is inhibited by the NBA’s contract tiering.

Giannis Antetokounmpo: The NBA’s biggest sneaker free agent - SBNation.com
Giannis Antetokounmpo deserves a signature sneaker in a bad basketball market.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Red Zone Play: Next Men Up - Battle Red Blog
With the season-ending injuries to Whitney Mercilus and J.J. Watt, the Texans have to get creative.

Astros 5, Red Sox 4: Bregman, Reddick send Houston first ALCS - The Crawfish Boxes

Astros come back from the dead against Chris Sale and Craig Kimbrel.

Quincey Whittington’s powerful story: NFL or bust, from suicidal to redefining success - Burnt Orange Nation

One on one with the former star running back, the brother, and the trainer, Quincey Whittington. He opens up exclusively to BON, telling his story of recovering from suicidal thoughts following a failed football career to becoming a mentor to and inspiration for young athletes.

Three Up, Three Down: Just Keep Winning - Frogs O' War

TCU did enough to get a win over a ranked opponent Saturday. Who shined and who sputtered in the victory?

Daily Bears Report 10/8/2017 - USA Coaches Poll - Playoff Projection - Our Daily Bears

Matt Rhule’s dad. Volleyball records season high nine aces. Tennis excels.

Big 12 power rankings: upsets and nail-biters disrupt order - Viva The Matadors

OU chokes away an easy victory, Texas wins in OT and Tech takes care of business

First Glance: Texas A&M visits Florida at The Swamp - Good Bull Hunting

A night game at Ben Hill Griffin, sounds nice we guess

Emergency OOTD: Let’s Talk About These Uniforms Florida Is Apparently Going To Wear In Public For Some Reason - And The Valley Shook

FLORIDA WHAT ARE YOU DOING

Texas-OU Hype Video - Barking Carnival

Start your Hate Week off right with this 10-minute retrospective on the greatest atmosphere and baddest rivalry in all of college football.

If you remember a huge play - good or bad - from the past...

Conference USA Power Rankings Week 6 - Underdog Dynasty

A crazy week of football causes a ton of movement as we have a new number one team.

Pick the Houston Dynamo Starting XI against Sporting Kansas City: Part 1 - Dynamo Theory

Who do you want to start against Sporting Kansas City?