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Houston Rockets News: July 20, 2017

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Houston Rockets News

J.J. Redick Says He Turned Down More Money from Rockets to Play for 76ers | Bleacher Report
Philadelphia 76ers guard J.J. Redick discussed his free-agency experience on his new UNINTERRUPTED podcast released Wednesday, saying the Houston Rockets offered him more total money but not a role he wanted...

Perfect storm could make Houston Rockets the most expensive team ever - Business Insider
There is also a perfect storm that could make the Rockets the most expensive team in North American sports history

Dikembe Mutombo interested in joining bid for Houston Rockets
Dikembe Mutombo is looking for someone who can "cut the check and they can make me be part of it" so he can co-own the for-sale Rockets.

Ex-Houston Rockets center Dikembe Mutombo interested in owning team
Rockets owner Leslie Alexander put the team up for sale on Monday.

NBA trade rumors: How Carmelo Anthony fits with Rockets if he's dealt to Houston -
If Melo joins Harden and CP3 in Clutch City, can it work with Mike D'Antoni after what happened in NYC?

Houston native, billionaire Tilman Fertitta, has interest in buying the Rockets
Houston native and billionaire Tilman Fertitta says he is interested in buying the Rockets.

J.J. Redick Turned Down More Money From the Houston Rockets
Some news came out today that the Rockets, who were in pursuit of J.J. Redick, actually offered him more money than he accepted in Philly. He signed with

NBA News

Why NBA Summer League actually matters -
In our season finale of the Limited Upside podcast, we dive deep into Summer League with two writers who were there.

Here are all of Nike's new NBA jerseys -
The Nike Swoosh will be all over the NBA next season.

Kyrie Irving says Cavs are 'in a peculiar place.' Here's what he might mean -
Cleveland hasn’t improved much and still has no general manager. With LeBron James’ pending free agency, the future looks a bit murky.

Watching NBA players learn their ‘2K18’ ratings is priceless -
We live and die by our 2K rating, folks.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Fantasy Football: AFC South Edition - Battle Red Blog
Which of our division rivals houses the best arsenal of fantasy football weapons?

Mariners 4, Astros 1: Paxton dominates the Astros...again - The Crawfish Boxes

Astros outhit the Mariners 8-6 but only scored 1.

New Houston Rockets Jersey Appears To Have Leaked - The Dream Shake

James Harden is sporting a new Rockets road jersey at NBA Live cover shoot.

Naashon Hughes nominated for 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team - Burnt Orange Nation

The senior linebacker is one of 146 college football players nominated for the award.

Daily Bears Reports 7/20- Football and Basketball - Our Daily Bears

Sic ‘Em!

Eric Gutierrez is finding his way in the minors - Viva The Matadors

After a problematic 2016, the former Red Raiders first baseman is having a good 2017 campaign.

Daily Bull 7.19.17: Coach Terry Price has fired up the grill again - Good Bull Hunting


Projecting Talent into Win Totals - And The Valley Shook

We projected the SEC based on talent — now we try to formulate win totals.

Tom Herman wants to play the Aggies. Do you? - Barking Carnival

I want to take the pulse on this. Herman said he’d like to play the Aggies at the recent Big 12 media days. The extent to which that is posturing for the media (generally a coach isn’t going to...

Underdog Pawdcast Episode 5: The Tyson Summers Era and Previewing Sun Belt Media Days - Underdog Dynasty

Going over the current state of affairs in Statesboro and one final primer for Sun Belt Media Days.

Houston Dynamo vs Minnesota United FC Final Score: Dynamo shoot but can’t score against Loons, settle for scoreless draw - Dynamo Theory

Dynamo still winless on the road in 2017.