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Houston Rockets News: July 11, 2017

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Houston Rockets News

Carmelo’s Rockets pal just lit up trade speculation on Instagram | New York Post
Houston, we have tip-off.

Speculation about Carmelo Anthony agreeing to jump ship to finish the Rockets’ imitation of a Big Three picked up steam Monday,...

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony to the Rockets is getting closer to reality -
Carmelo Anthony is finally willing to move on from the Knicks after seven seasons

Takeaways from the Rockets Summer League win against the Phoenix Suns - Houston Chronicle
In a matchup that showcased the unusual roster of the Rockets' summer league team – filled entirely with second-round picks and undrafted players – the Summer Rockets rallied in the second half to knock off the highly-regarded young talents of the Phoenix Suns, 99-94.

Houston Rockets "turning full attention" to acquiring Carmelo Anthony
After signing trading for Chris Paul and signing an extension with Harden, the Houston Rockets are turning their full attention so signing Carmelo Anthony.

Did Nene Spill The Beans On Rumored Carmelo Anthony-To-Rockets Trade? | NBA |
We've been saying this for a while now: If you want the latest NBA scuttlebutt, just log in to Instagram. Houston Rockets big man Nene became the latest to stir the pot on the social media platform Monday.

NBA News

Paul George says it’s ‘too early’ to talk about him playing for the Lakers -
He added that it’d only happen when "there’s a team forming," suggesting he’d need at least another max player as a teammate.

NBA free agency 2017: Ranking the 9 best players remaining in a dried-up market -
The big fish are out of the pond, but there are still some catches left for teams willing to shell out some bait.

3 winners from Monday night Summer League basketball -
No Lonzo Ball on Monday night, but there was plenty of action to be excited about.

NBA Summer League schedule 2017: Times, TV channels, and live stream for Tuesday in Las Vegas -
The Las Vegas Summer League is underway, and you should be excited about the games on tap for Tuesday.

NBA free agency might as well be over, but trade season isn’t -
Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

ESPN’s Future Power Rankings Do Not Rate The Texans Very Highly - Battle Red Blog
The disrespect rolls on.

2017 Futures Game: 3 Astros prospects show off skills - The Crawfish Boxes

Fisher drives in two with a double.

4-star 2019 RB Noah Cain set to visit Texas - Burnt Orange Nation

The former Denton Guyer star will be back on the Forty Acres this week.

TCU News: Former Frog coming home?, 2017 team ripe with pro talent? - Frogs O' War

CEL could make his return to North Texas, and the Frogs’s boast a strong senior class.

Daily Bears Reports 7/11- Football! - Our Daily Bears

Sic ‘Em!

Roster countdown #12: Clayton Hatfield - Viva The Matadors

Our staff selected its top-15 players on the roster and for each one of them there will be a profile with basic information, videos and expectations.

Alex Caruso outshines lottery picks in NBA summer league game - Good Bull Hunting

Lonzo who?

Link Gumbo: SEC Media Days - And The Valley Shook

LSU’s day in Hoover is in the books.

2018 Texas Recruits surge on new 24-7 rankings - Barking Carnival

24-7’s new rankings are out and several Longhorns are featured prominently.

Underdog Watch Lists: Maxwell and Bednarik Awards - Underdog Dynasty

28 G5 players make the first two watch lists

The Peel Episode 38: Wins, Losses and A Gold Cup - Dynamo Theory

The guys from The Peel talk transfer news and the big win over Montreal