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Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, July 6, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Carmelo Anthony Trade Rumors 2017: Rockets Looking to Snatch Knicks Star Player
The Houston Rockets would advance their team if they get Carmelo Anthony to join their them. However, the New York Knicks are not looking to give their star player a buyout.

Chris Paul a nice start, but not enough for Rockets - Houston Chronicle
Question his overall strategy, his hiring practices, his taste in uniforms and his stadium menu choices all you like, but never doubt that Les Alexander is about winning championships.

Rockets see in Zhou Qi a raw talent with a high ceiling - Houston Chronicle
With Isaiah Hartenstein at the elbow and Zhou Qi on his left, Zhou saw the opening and made his move. The Rockets' second-round picks of the past two seasons had shared a court for only a few practice hours, but they needed a split second to know what the other was thinking.

Introducing the new Rockets Power Dancers - Houston Chronicle
As the Rockets are trying to put the finishing touches on their free agent additions, potential Rockets Power Dancers have been working all summer trying to get added to the team.

Rockets could finalize P.J. Tucker, Zhou Qi deals as soon as Thursday - Houston Chronicle
With NBA teams free to begin signing players as soon as Thursday, the Rockets likely will make their deals with P.J. Tucker and Zhou Qi official with the designated veteran player extension for James Harden to come later this month, a person with knowledge of the team's plans said. The timing of the contract extension for Harden is based only on logistics with his off-season schedule.

Houston Rockets: Carmelo Anthony has to be comfortable as third option
The Houston Rockets are working to acquire the services of Carmelo Anthony. If he comes over, he would have to accept the role of third offensive option.


NBA News

Dion Waiters, Heat agree to a 4-year, $52 million deal, per report - SBNation.com
Waiters had the best season of his career in Miami last year, and now it looks like he’ll be back with them for a few more seasons.

NBA trade rumors: Marc Gasol could be the next Celtics target - SBNation.com
Marc Gasol would fill a role the Celtics need if they want to get a step closer to the Cavaliers, but it’s hard to see Memphis trading him.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

What Would Make 2017 A Success For The Texans? - Battle Red Blog
You know we are deep in the offseason when the discussion posts come home to roost. In this entry, Texans fans talk about what equates to a successful season for the local football team in 2017.

Astros 10, Braves 4: Astros rain down doubles in the ATL - The Crawfish Boxes

The Astros have scored 41 runs during their four-game winning streak.

WATCH: Get to know Texas basketball PG Matt Coleman - Burnt Orange Nation

Could this be the next Big 12 freshman of the year?

TCU Baseball Senior Sendoff: Evan Williams - Frogs O' War

The senior sendoff continues as we review a guy who was an important role player in three Omaha teams.

Nobody Knows Anything About Conference Realignment - Our Daily Bears

The certainty about realignment is ridiculous

Roster countdown #15: Douglas Coleman - 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.

Texas A&M announces SEC Media Days attendees - Good Bull Hunting

Kirk, Watts, Martin will make the trip to Hoover

Recruiting: AJ Carter Flips Back to UCLA - And The Valley Shook

Louisiana back decommits to recommit to his original school.

Around the Dog Park: Bowl projections are here - Underdog Dynasty

Recruiting news... Arizona Bowl will be nationally televised... Common traits shared by the last five C-USA champions

Dynamo return home and dominate Montreal - Dynamo Theory

Memo Rodriguez netted his first and the Dynamo picked up another easy three points at home.