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Houston Rockets News: July 25, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Carmelo Anthony's Rumored 'Primary Objective' Is to Be Traded to Rockets | Bleacher Report
Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported Monday night that New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony 's "primary objective" is to get traded to the Houston Rockets this offseason...

Rumor: Knicks likely to trade Carmelo Anthony to Rockets this week | ProBasketballTalk
Who's taking Ryan Anderson?

Carmelo Anthony Trade News 2017: NY Knicks' Star Still Wants to Move to Houston Rockets Despite Kyrie Irving's Rumored Trade Talks
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony is still hoping to sign up with the Houston Rockets despite the talks about Kyrie Irving's plans to move out of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Addition of Paul makes Rockets No. 2 in West - San Antonio Express-News
The landscape of the Western Conference changed this summer after a few key players landed on different teams.


NBA News

Derrick Rose thought he'd get a max contract. He just signed for $2.1 million - SBNation.com
Rose signed at the vet’s minimum in Cleveland for a chance to win. Now, he has a shot to show what’s left in the tank.

What Kyrie Irving’s trade request says about LeBron - SBNation.com
We don’t know how hard it is to live in the shadow of a legend.

Damian Lillard: ‘I don’t see why anyone wouldn’t want to play with’ LeBron James - SBNation.com
No, Lillard didn’t weigh in directly on the Kyrie Irving trade rumors, but he did make some clear points.

Derrick Rose, Cavaliers agree to 1-year deal worth $2.1 million, per report - SBNation.com
Rose’s signing adds mystique to an ongoing drama in Cleveland.

Pau Gasol and the Spurs were going for a pay cut. He's getting 3 years, $48 million instead - SBNation.com
Gasol was supposed to take a pay cut so San Antonio could sign free agents. But the Spurs missed on the big fish.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Free Agency News: Zach Orr Visits Texans - Battle Red Blog
Could the Texans bolster their LB corps just before training camp?

Astros 13, Phillies 4: Rain delay won’t stop the Astros offense - The Crawfish Boxes

Astros knock out Velasquez after three innings.

Texas QB commit Roschon Johnson gives ‘Horns a leader in 2019 recruiting class - Burnt Orange Nation

Locking up a quarterback early is a priority for every head coach in college football.

TCU Baseball Senior Sendoff: Ryan Merrill - Frogs O' War

Merrill had big shoes to fill at short stop, and in the process, he went from being a kid from Omaha to "The Omaha Kid".

Daily Bears Reports 7/25- Baylor football and hoops - Our Daily Bears

Sic ‘Em!

Let’s stop using the “Lubbock is too desolate” excuse - Viva The Matadors

Too many of us blame Tech’s location for why the Red Raiders never sign the best recruits. This argument is deeply flawed.

GAMETHREAD: 1999 Texas vs. Texas A&M Football replay - Good Bull Hunting

Watch at 8 p.m. CT on SEC Network

How a Recruiting Paysite Helped Topple an SEC Head Coach - And The Valley Shook

View the FanShot on SB Nation.

2018 Texas Football Recruiting: WR Brennan Eagles to Texas - Barking Carnival

The Herman recruiting monster is insatiable and this time it’s being fed by 24/7’s highest ranked WR in the state of Texas, Brennan Eagles.

AAC X-Factors - Underdog Dynasty

They may not be the best players, but these individuals/positions are vital to each AAC team’s success in 2017.

What’s in a sale? An inside look at ticket sales for the Houston Dynamo - Dynamo Theory

Meet the Dynamo and Dash Sales and Service Group