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Houston Rockets News: July 4, 2017

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Why China and the NBA have been waiting for Zhou Qi - Houston Rockets
NBA commissioner Adam Silver said during the Finals that he was frustrated by the lack of Chinese players in the NBA. That's just one reason Zhou Qi joining the Rockets is so meaningful.

4 trade ideas to send Carmelo Anthony to the Rockets or Cavaliers - SBNation.com
Anthony will waive his no-trade clause for the Rockets or the Cavaliers. Here’s how those teams could acquire him.

Chris Paul tried to get Andre Iguodala to join Rockets | NBCS Bay Area
On Saturday morning in Los Angeles, Chris Paul was in Houston's meeting with the 2015 Finals MVP...

Knicks high on George Hill; talk to Rockets about Carmelo Anthony deal - New York Knicks Blog- ESPN
With the Knicks looking to add a veteran point guard to help groom rookie Frank Ntilikina, New York is targeting George Hill as free agency kicks off.


NBA News

Clippers, Nuggets, Hawks nearing 3-team trade involving Danilo Gallinari and Paul Millsap - SBNation.com
Denver is on the verge of sending one of its best players to the Clippers, but will land another star in the process.

Why Kevin Durant re-signed with the Warriors for $7 million less than his max - SBNation.com
Durant’s $25 million salary in Year 1 helped Golden State ownership avoid a hefty luxury tax bill.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Who Is The Most Underpaid Houston Texan? - Battle Red Blog
The Ringer’s Danny Kelly answered that question, and now Texans fans express their agreement or lack thereof on BRB.

Houston Astros MiLB Players Of The Month: June - The Crawfish Boxes

The best MiLB performances in the month of June

Thoughts from the Texas 7on7 Championships in College Station - Burnt Orange Nation

Burnt Orange Nation watched hundreds of prospects in College Station over the weekend. Here’s some thoughts on a few key names to know.

TCU Baseball Senior Sendoff: Mitchell Traver - Frogs O' War

We begin the sendoff series for our seniors with one of the guys who was here for five years, Mitchell Traver.

Manu Lecomte’s Strengths Video - Our Daily Bears

Manu!

Red Raiders in the Pros: Tyler Neslony - Viva The Matadors

Looking in on Braves Farm Hand Tyler Neslony

The best dive bars in Texas - Good Bull Hunting

This is your Dailyish Bull

Four-Star Receiver Ja’Marr Chase Poised to Make College Choice - And The Valley Shook

Four-star wide receiver will not be announcing tonight after all.

Houston Dynamo 1, Colorado Rapids 3: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts - Dynamo Theory

How do you think the Dynamo performed in their 1-3 loss on the road to the Colorado Rapids