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Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, June 8, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Offseason Preview for the Houston Rockets
After an unfortunate end to a great season of Rockets basketball, Daryl Morey and company are ready for an exciting summer. Here are a few things to look

Timberwolves Free Agency: Houston Rockets
The Houston Rockets don't have much in the way of outgoing free agents, but could Nene be a potential bench fit for the Timberwolves.

How to fix the Houston Rockets in 3 easy steps | FOX Sports
The Houston Rockets had a great season, all things considered, but 2016-17 ended in disappointment.


NBA News

Warriors vs. Cavaliers Game 3 was everything we wanted - SBNation.com
Game 3 was perfect basketball promising a competitive series ... and then Golden State won.

Andre Iguodala stripped LeBron James to (probably) seal the NBA Finals - SBNation.com
Game 3 came down to the wire. The Warriors prevailed.

Kevin Durant showed exactly why the Warriors needed him - SBNation.com
KD came up big in the final minutes.

LeBron James played an all-time Finals game and lost - SBNation.com
James played Game 3 like it was a video game, especially in the first half. It wasn’t enough.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Royals 7, Astros bullpen 5: Houston gets the wrong kind of streak - The Crawfish Boxes

Houston didn’t embrace themselves with a spot start by Dayan Diaz.

Lance Zierlein Projects Texans Will Land Three Compensatory Picks In 2018 NFL Draft - Battle Red Blog
Compensatory picks won’t be decided until after the 2017 season, but why not project them now?

Bob Stoops retires as Oklahoma head coach - Burnt Orange Nation

Offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley will step into the role vacated by the Sooner legend.

FOW Offseason Project 2017: Is Kenny Hill any good? Part 3- SMU - Frogs O' War

Coming off of a frustrating loss, Kenny hits the road for the first time as a TCU QB. We’ll check the game film to see how he really does.

Baylor Football Adds 2018 Tight End Bralen Taylor - Our Daily Bears

Another one!

On the bright side: 5 facts to cheer up Tech fans - Viva The Matadors

Yesterday’s exit from the College Baseball tournament was a heartbreaker. This may cheer you up.

Offensive Tackle Cameron Wire Commits to LSU - And The Valley Shook

Tigers add much-needed prospect to the offensive front.

THE BULLCAST: College Football Transfers, Weddings, and Fidget Spinners - Good Bull Hunting

what else in life is there?

Bye, Bob. Bob Stoops Retires as head coach at Oklahoma - Barking Carnival

18 years at Oklahoma. 10 Big 12 titles. 1 National Title. Multiple instances of wearing a visor during a night game in a dome.

Houston Adds Two Future Opponents to Non-conference Schedule - Underdog Dynasty

Cougars will face Washington State and North Texas in the coming years.

Smoke bombs and streamers caused sanctions levied at Dynamo supporters - Dynamo Theory

FC Dallas washes hands of punishment, says it was all the decision of MLS.