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Houston Rockets News: July 27, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, July 27, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Carmelo Anthony Continues To Prioritize Trade To Rockets - RealGM Wiretap
Carmelo Anthony Continues To Prioritize Trade To Rockets - RealGM Wiretap
Houston Rockets: Clint Capela is poised for a breakout year
The young Swiss center is poised for a breakout season with the Houston Rockets as he slots in as the perfect center for Chris Paul and James Harden.
Video: James Harden, Chris Paul played together and dominated in a pickup game
The excitement level in Houston is at its highest as the Rockets gear up to parade their duo of James Harden and Chris Paul next season.
NBA ranks the Houston Rockets top 25 plays of last season
On Wednesday morning, the NBA's official Youtube page released a video ranking the top 25 plays of the Houston Rockets 2016-17 season.
Carmelo Anthony Reportedly Prefers Rockets Trade to Cavs, Any Other Destination | Bleacher Report
As the New York Knicks continue to search for a trade involving Carmelo Anthony, the 10-time All-Star would prefer a deal to the Houston Rockets.
Rockets' potential $2 billion price tag testament to owner's stewardship - Houston Chronicle
With the league's business booming and few franchises for sale in recent years, industry experts estimated that Rockets president Tad Brown and NBA officials have received roughly a dozen calls a day expressing interest in the team and that its eventual sales price could break the $2 billion record set when Steve Ballmer bought the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014.

NBA News

The return of the bad NBA contract -
The cap spike has major long-term ramifications.

Adam Silver: Seattle on the ‘short list’ of NBA expansion cities -
The commissioner didn’t give a timetable for when an NBA expansion is likely, but whenever it happens, Seattle will be near the top of the list.

Suns won't trade Josh Jackson in potential Kyrie Irving trade, per report -
Phoenix is set to rebuild with its No. 4 pick.

LeBron James says he's not going to kick Kyrie Irving's ass. What'd you expect? -
This all stems from an unnecessary "report" about James being so mad at Irving that he would be tempted to "kick his ass." Come on, guys.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

2017 Houston Texans Training Camp: Texans GM Rick Smith Talks Duane Brown - Battle Red Blog
Smith doesn't believe that the left tackle is holding out. Huh?

Phillies 9, Astros 0: Welp - The Crawfish BoxesAaron Nola is good

3-star Ole Miss DT commit Israel Antwine picks up Texas offer - Burnt Orange NationTexas continues its pursuit of a defensive line pledge with another defensive tackle offer.

Daily Bears Reports 7/27- Football, Hoops, Mailbag Questions! - Our Daily BearsSic ‘Em!

Roster countdown #3: Jordyn Brooks - Viva The MatadorsOur 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.

2007 Texas A&M Football: Dennis Franchione’s Bizarre Unraveling - Good Bull HuntingThink about how far the Aggies have come in ten years.

The 2007 Diary of Miles to Michigan - And The Valley ShookA Michigan blogger takes us in the wayback machine.

Underdog Pawdcast Episode 6: Sun Belt Media Day recap and New Mexico State could be a sleeper in 2016 - Underdog DynastyWe discuss what was talked about in New Orleans and if the Aggies have a chance to break that bowl streak.

The Bull & Its Horns: Toros Need A Turnaround - Dynamo TheoryAfter a midweek draw, RGVFC got blown out 4-0 at Orange County.