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Houston Rockets News: June 30, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Friday, June 30, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Carmelo Anthony of New York Knicks open to waiving no-trade clause for Houston Rockets, Cleveland Cavaliers
Carmelo Anthony is open to waiving his no-trade clause to join the Houston Rockets or Cleveland Cavaliers should those teams create a pathway to a deal with the New York Knicks, league sources told ESPN.

Nene, Houston Rockets agree to reworked deal
Nene and the Rockets have agreed to a reworked deal after their initial agreement was not permitted because of the over-38 rule. PJ Tucker, meanwhile, confirmed that he also will join the Rockets next season.

Iman Shumpert trade to the Rockets has been stalled, per report - SBNation.com
Houston signed free agent forward P.J. Tucker, slashing its need to trade for a perimeter defender.

Can Houston Rockets still trade for Paul George to add to Chris Paul and James Harden? - NBA
How realistic is a Paul George trade for Houston? Kevin Pelton provides a path to a new Big Three in the West.


NBA News

Kyle Lowry re-signs with Raptors to challenge weakened Eastern Conference - SBNation.com
Toronto is bringing the gang back together and Lowry isn’t going anywhere.

Paul Millsap and Nuggets agree to a 3-year, $90 million deal, per report - SBNation.com
Millsap was one of the most sought after power forwards in this free agency class.

76ers are starting to move beyond The Process - SBNation.com
In signing J.J. Redick and Amir Johnson, the 76ers have graduated from their early rebuild.

4 winners and 3 losers from an underwhelming Day 1 of NBA free agency - SBNation.com
After a late-night rush, NBA free agency slowed down on Day 1 — but there was still plenty that happened.

Andre Iguodala worked free agency to perfection to get what he wanted from Warriors - SBNation.com
Iguodala got a really big payday in the end.

Serge Ibaka, Raptors agree to three-year, $65 million deal, per report - SBNation.com
Ibaka’s deal is the first step to bringing back a potential Eastern Conference contender.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Is Von Miller Better Than J.J. Watt? - Battle Red Blog
Who is the NFL’s best pass rusher?

Astros 8, Yankees 1: Bronx Bombers? More like Bayou City Bombers - The Crawfish Boxes

8 of the Astros 14 hits went for extra bases on Sunday.

5 Astros named to 2017 MLB All-Star Game - The Crawfish Boxes

Springer and Correa make his first All-star Game appearance in 2017.

Texas RB commit Keaontay Ingram expands on Stan Drayton, senior season goals - Burnt Orange Nation

The Carthage star is looking forward to learning under Stan Drayton and competing with a talented crop of young running backs.

Frogs O’ War Mailbag: The Answering - Frogs O' War

Buckle in folks.

King McClure’s Strengths Video - Our Daily Bears

We made a video!

State of the program: Linebackers - Viva The Matadors

The strongest position on the team.

Happy Aggie Independence Day! - Good Bull Hunting

S-E-C! S-E-C! S-E-C!

WILL WADE IS A WIZARD: LSU Lands Commitment from Five-Star Javonte Smart - And The Valley Shook

Will Wade strikes with the local superstar.

That SI VY article - Barking Carnival

VY Forever.

A few Group of 5 teams are still waiting for their first commit - Underdog Dynasty

With an early signing period starting this year, is it time for fans to panic if their team doesn’t have any commits yet?

Daly, Prince lead Dash to victory over FC Kansas City - Dynamo Theory

Nichelle Prince scored the game-winning goal in the 64th minute.