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Houston Rockets News: July 19, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, July 19, 2017.

Mobil 1 with Kevin Harvick and Dikembe Mutombo Photo by Brandon Magnus/Getty Images

Houston Rockets News

Knicks still set on trading Carmelo Anthony to the Rockets - NY Daily News
The Knicks remain as committed as Carmelo Anthony to finalizing a deal that would send the All Star forward to the Houston Rockets.

Report: Carmelo Anthony, uninterested in returning to Knicks, requests Rockets trade -
Melo is reportedly finished with New York and has asked for a trade to Houston

NBA trade rumors: Carmelo Anthony wants Rockets deal, not Knicks return | NBA | Sporting News
Carmelo Anthony wants out. And he has made that abundantly clear to the Knicks, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski (via the New York Post).

Dikembe Mutombo Putting Group Together to Purchase Houston Rockets | Bleacher Report
NBA Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo is trying to put together a group to purchase the Houston Rockets, according to Mark Berman of Fox 26. "I'm working on it," Mutombo said...

Mattress Mack expresses interest in buying Houston Rockets - Houston Chronicle
The owner of Houston's Gallery Furniture chain has expressed interest in purchasing the Houston Rockets as part of an investment group.

They may not be the Clippers or in L.A., but the Rockets could fetch nearly $2 billion in sale - The Washington Post
Forbes valued the Rockets at $1.65 billion earlier this year.

Smith: Pat Beverley 'wanted more' before Rockets trade - Houston Chronicle
Stunned Rockets fans are still adjusting to his departure. But Patrick Beverley knew it was coming and believed his final days as a Rocket were only a matter of time.

NBA News

How the NBA's new 2-way contracts work and why some agents are worried about them -
The new two-way contracts are great for teams but worse for most players. Let agents explain why.

These fan-made NBA jerseys are so much better than the real ones -
These are some of the best jersey concepts we’ve ever seen!

Paul George to the Cavs trade was closer than we thought -
George could have teamed up with LeBron James.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

The Rockets are for sale, and the NBA team market could explode -
We haven’t seen many NBA teams change hands in the last few years. Will the Rockets’ impending sale change that?

Astros 6, Mariners 2: Peacock, Gattis put in work in Houston win - The Crawfish Boxes

Evan Gattis hits two home runs and Brad Peacock allowed one run over seven innings.

Tom Herman wants Texas to renew rivalry with Texas A&M - Burnt Orange Nation

Texas vs. Texas A&M was among college football’s biggest rivalries and Tom Herman is ready for it to resume on the field.

TCU News: Hill Says He Has to Play Better - Frogs O' War

The senior QB is putting the season on his shoulders, and the whole world is watching.

Baylor Basketball Draws Wisconsin in CBE; UCLA and Creighton Loom - Our Daily Bears

Bears battle Badgers—our likely headline for this game

Roster countdown #8: Nic Shimonek - 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.

Daily Bull 7.18.17: TCU Coach Gary Patterson thinks Texas A&M leaving hurt the Big 12 - Good Bull Hunting

What a crazy guy!

Report: John Battle Awarded Fifth Year - And The Valley Shook

Tiger safety will be classified as a junior in 2017 now.

Live-Blogging Tom Herman at Big XII Media Days - Barking Carnival

Jumping in mid-stream and a-bloggin’ away as Tom Herman rocks the mic at Big XII Media Days. BONUS COVERAGE of Texas player interviews!

On Rebuilding the Longhorn Brand and Re-Awakening...

Around the Dog Park: Expectations are high for Kyle Allen in Houston - Underdog Dynasty

Marshall gets new threads...Old Dominion has North Carolina on upset alert...Cajuns are getting new turf

Houston Dynamo sign Argentinian midfielder - Dynamo Theory

Dynamo sign Tomas Martinez