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Houston Rockets News

Zach Lowe on Chris Paul and James Harden running the Houston Rockets - NBA
Zach Lowe looks at what went wrong for the Clippers and whether Chris Paul can raise the Rockets' ceiling.

Jarrod Uthoff headed to Houston Rockets | The Gazette
The Gazette | James Harden, Chris Paul ... Jarrod Uthoff.

How can the Houston Rockets Trade for Paul George?
All-Star forward Paul George is on the outs in Indiana. This fact has long been known, so the team is trying their hardest to get the best possible deal

Patrick Beverley writes farewell letter to Houston Rockets fans
Beverley and Sam Dekker each expressed their gratitude to the organization and fans, while J.J. Watt is sad to see them leave in the trade for Chris Paul.

Carmelo to the Houston Rockets Would Require a Reconciliation With Mike D’Antoni | The Big Lead
Not sure that would be easy.

Chris Paul trade proves the Rockets had no choice but to respond to the NBA's arms race -
They had a fun team, but in this Warriors-dominated climate, Daryl Morey knew he needed to make big moves to compete.

NBA News

The Clippers can still build around Blake Griffin -
Los Angeles will have to convince Griffin to stick around. If the Clippers succeed, there’s still a chance to build a strong team with Griffin as the centerpiece.

The Lob City Clippers are over, and they will be missed -
Chris Paul is leaving the Clippers, and Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan may soon follow. With them ends the greatest era in Clippers history.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Is The Texans’ Offense Line Truly This Horrendous? - Battle Red Blog
Pro Football Focus thinks so.

Astros 6, Athletics 1: Correa’s 2 homers drop A’s - The Crawfish Boxes

Correa’s swing is so pretty.

Texas PF Mohamed Bamba’s brother alleges illegal benefits from Michigan-based investor - Burnt Orange Nation

Ibrahim Johnson claims that Bamba accepted gifts in the form of money, shoes, a vacation, and more.

Jungle Summer Edition: Over/Under 7 Wins - Frogs O' War

Vegas has set the Frogs’ win total... JT tells you how to play it from there.

Daily Bears Reports 6/28- Football, Basketball and Bears - Our Daily Bears

Sic ‘Em!

Five Things You May Not Know About The Texas A&M-Texas Football Rivalry - Good Bull Hunting

A vivid and colorful past highlights this dormant partnership.

2017 SEC Unit Rankings: Defensive Line - And The Valley Shook

Bama still wins, only by not as much.

The Mo Bamba Lunacy - Barking Carnival

The ball is tipped!

Renaming the Texas State Bobcats - Underdog Dynasty

As a forewarning I just want to say I have no desire to see Texas State change their nickname. It’s a great mascot that perfectly represents the school but since the college football landscape is...

Houston Dash vs Boston Breakers Final Score: Scoreless draw for Dash and Breakers - Dynamo Theory

Dash, Boston split points in Wednesday night game.