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Houston Rockets News: October 25, 2017

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Houston Rockets News

Houston Rockets to sign point guard Isaiah Canaan
The Rockets will sign point guard Isaiah Canaan as insurance with Chris Paul out because of an injury.

Rockets news: Isaiah Canaan intends to sign with Houston
Free agent point guard Isaiah Canaan intends to sign with the Houston Rockets after looking for the right team to fit into.

Rockets' Chris Paul 'hell of a cheerleader' in Houston debut
Paul's first game in a Houston uniform didn't go according to plan, but it appears he made the right choice.

Trevor Ariza, Nene added to Rockets injury list - Houston Chronicle
Seeking to rebound from their first loss of the season, the Rockets will begin their three game-road trip with a third of their rotation, including a pair of starters, out.

3-pointers: Takeaways from the Rockets' 98-90 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies - Houston Chronicle
The Rockets might not have seen the Grizzlies’ comeback coming, but they should have.

NBA News

LeBron James started at point guard, Anthony Davis is hurt and everything else from Tuesday -
LeBron’s basically played point guard his entire career. So what he did starting at the one came as no surprise.

Anthony Davis exits Pelicans game vs. Trail Blazers with left knee injury -
The severity of Davis’ injury is unclear.

J.R. Smith loves talking about contested jump shots -
Your favorite player wishes he could shoot contested shots like J.R. Smith.

Blake Griffin's ‘game blouses’ dunk brought ‘Chappelle's Show’ back for 1 NBA highlight -
Game. Blouses.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Houston Texans Podcast: The Birds - Battle Red Blog
Matt Weston and the Texan that Uprooted to Washington talk about they bye and preview the upcoming 3:05 game against Seattle.

Dodgers 3, Astros 1: Keuchel on the wrong end of a pitchers’ duel - The Crawfish Boxes

Justin Turner’s two-run home run was enough for L.A.

Breckyn Hager settling in at DE for Texas - Burnt Orange Nation

His hair is full of sacks.

State of Texas Power Rankings: Week Eight - Frogs O' War

Baylor wants you to know how good they are at being bad.

Baylor WBB Caps Fab 5 2018 Recruiting Class - Our Daily Bears

We’ve never seen anything like this.

Red Raiders in the pros: Crabtree saves the day for the Raiders - Viva The Matadors

DeAndre Washington also finds the promise land.

First Glance: Texas A&M Aggies vs.. Mississippi State Bulldogs - Good Bull Hunting

Revenge is a dish best served over Cowbell.

Bama Is Invincible - And The Valley Shook

We might as well give up now.

Chalk Talk: The Texas Offense Offends Against OSU - Barking Carnival

At the risk of some Call of Cthulhu-style sanity loss, I’ve put together some formational cut-ups of the Longhorn offense versus the Pokes this past Saturday. Whether this is because I love you or...

AAC Power Rankings Week 9 - Underdog Dynasty

UConn has a winning streak, but the bottom of the conference continues to befuddle us.

AJ DeLaGarza to miss playoffs with torn ACL - Dynamo Theory

Dynamo defender out with knee injury.