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Houston Rockets News: November 1, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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Houston Rockets News

Preview: Rockets vs. Knicks - Houston Chronicle
The Rockets have not scored 110 points since opening night.

Knicks haven’t seen anything like this Rockets attack | New York Post
The Nuggets attempted 41 3-pointers against the Knicks on Monday at the Garden. In Oklahoma City on opening night, the Thunder tried 38.


NBA News

NBA recap: Cleveland Cavaliers stink, Orlando Magic rock, and much more - SBNation.com
How likely is it that these early-season trends keep up?

DeMarcus Cousins has been great for the Pelicans. Dell Demps has not. - SBNation.com
New Orleans’ general manager dug his team too deep a hole for Boogie to pull it out of.

Jahlil Okafor doesn't want to play for the 76ers anymore. What happens now? - SBNation.com
The 76ers declined their fourth-year option on Okafor. Now, he’s left waiting until the next move. What is it?

Warriors news: five years ago, Steph Curry signed Golden State contract - Golden State Of Mind
On Halloween day, five years ago, Steph Curry signed a contract that would dramatically alter the course of the Golden State Warriors

The legend of the black mask in the NBA - SBNation.com
The NBA won’t allow them anymore, but they can’t take away what we had.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Jeremy Lane Fails His Physical, Terms of Duane Brown Trade Change - Battle Red Blog
Read on about how this changes the details of the trade with the Seahawks.

Dodgers 3, Astros 1: No one said it was going to be easy - The Crawfish Boxes

It only seems right that this series would go seven games.

Thoughts and observations from Texas basketball’s open practice - Burnt Orange Nation

A few tidbits and takeaways from the Longhorns open practice on Tuesday, such as the defense’s elite potential.

The Polls Are Bad, Vol. 1 - Frogs O' War

Well, not this week. But they will be!

What If Wednesday: Is Iowa State the Model for Baylor Moving Forward? - Our Daily Bears

I don’t think it’s unreasonable at this point in the season to say that many Bears fans are becoming frustrated with the team and system. After showing some life weeks ago against Oklahoma, the B...

The Anti-Preview: Texas Tech vs. Kansas State - Viva The Matadors

The 11am bonanza!

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M vs Auburn - Good Bull Hunting

Welcome to November, sports fans. Time to get our turkeys roasted at THE TAILGATE

Playin’ Nice: Roll Bama Roll - And The Valley Shook

Erik of Roll Bama Roll fills us in on No. 1 in advance of Saturday.

Chalk Talk: The Dirty Dime Does In Baylor - Barking Carnival

RUN DEFENSE

Even though it was a second straight week against a sub-par OL, the Longhorn D added to the body of evidence that it can play credible - and often outstanding - run defense from its...

How Group of 5 Teams Could End Up in Power 5 Bowls this Season - Underdog Dynasty

If the P5 conferences can’t fill all of their bowl bids, which ones might the G5 be able to raid?

RGVFC Post Season Player Evaluation: Goalkeepers - Dynamo Theory

To begin the year-end player evaluations, we look at the Toros goalkeepers.