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Houston Rockets News: July 28, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, July 28, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

James Harden's Rockets jersey reportedly retired at Houston strip club | NBA | Sporting News
James Harden seems to really be enjoying his time in Houston.

Houston Rockets: Who Will Make The Final Roster?
With the current roster at 16, which players will make the Houston Rockets final roster? Barring any injuries, these are the players competing for spots.

Rockets or Spurs: Who wins more games next season?
With all of the moves in the West this offseason, the Rockets, Spurs and Warriors still reign supreme. But who will finish ahead, the Rockets or Spurs?

Video: James Harden, Chris Paul Play for 1st Time as Rockets Teammates | Bleacher Report
A video posted on Instagram early Wednesday morning showed James Harden and Chris Paul playing a pickup game together for the first time since CP3 was dealt with the Houston Rockets ...

NBA News

LaMelo Ball vs. Zion Williamson drew cops, NBA stars, and an oversold gym -
The game was nearly canceled due to the size of the crowd.

Dust off your old Seattle SuperSonics gear -
Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday’s NBA newsletter.

Kyrie Irving reportedly wants to go to the Knicks ‘very badly,’ but that probably won’t happen -
Irving doesn’t have a no-trade clause, and aside from Carmelo Anthony — who wants Houston — the Knicks have no assets.

LeBron James tried to watch LaMelo Ball vs. Zion Williamson, but it was too crowded -
There was no space for The King and his plus-13 to get to the court.

Kyrie Irving reportedly has not spoken to the Cavaliers since requesting a trade -
It might be time for Cleveland to stop talking and start moving.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

2017 Houston Texans Training Camp: Position Battles - Battle Red Blog
Matt reviews the positions available before shoulder pads are dusted off this Friday.

Astros Prospects Showing Plate Discipline Improvement - The Crawfish Boxes

Looking at some prospects walk/strikeout ratio

4-star WR Jaylen Waddle unofficially visited Texas on Thursday - Burnt Orange Nation

The key pass-catching prospect was on campus visiting Tom Herman’s program today.

2017 Fall Camp Primer - Our Daily Bears

Fall camp is upon us. Here’s what you should be keeping an eye on.

Roster countdown #1: Keke Coutee - 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 7.27.17 - Grinding toward Fall Camp - Good Bull Hunting

The football team returns for Fall (LOL - fake news) Camp one week from today. Let’s dive into some phoenixlike storylines:




Sneaky Good Pod Episode 31: Remembering The 2007 Team - And The Valley Shook

Nothing sneaky good about this team.

JUCO DT Jamari Chisholm on his way to Austin - Barking Carnival

Per Orangebloods, he’ll enroll at Texas before Fall Camp.

He should provide depth. Read this.

Underdog Pawdcast Episode 7: Sun Belt Media Day recap and New Mexico State could be a sleeper in 2017 - Underdog Dynasty

We discuss what was talked about in New Orleans and if the Aggies have a chance to break that bowl streak.

Alex shows well in last chance as a No. 10 - Dynamo Theory

Alex picked up three assists against D.C. United in what is likely his last game as a No. 10 before the arrival of Tomas Martinez.