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Houston Rockets News: August 1, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 1, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey -- Could argue for ending awards
Rockets general manager Daryl Morey told The Crossover that he is upset the MVP voting criteria is "shifting away from winning," and wonders whether the NBA should do away with awards after James Harden finished behind Russell Westbrook.

Houston Rockets: Blake Griffin Makes Fun of Daryl Morey
Daryl Morey was not having any part of Russell Westbrook winning the Most Valuable Player award over James Harden. Earlier in the day, he said that the MVP

James Harden and Chris Paul debuted the Rockets’ new backcourt in a Drew League game | For The Win
James Harden and Chris Paul made for one STACKED Drew League team.

Houston Rockets: Will Troy Williams Get Playing Time?
Troy Williams is coming off an incredible Summer League performance that led him to a contract. He was the leader of the team and averaged over 20 points

NBA News

The 2008 Celtics were the first and most fascinating NBA superteam -
Ten years ago, the NBA’s first modern superteam was formed. There hasn’t been a successor quite like it.

LaVar Ball's misogyny is being enabled by Adidas -
Adidas gave LaVar Ball a pass for his verbal abuse and misogynistic comments toward a female referee, and that’s shameful.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

2017 Houston Texans Training Camp: Recapping The First Week - Battle Red Blog
Join us as we review the last few days of the Texans’ training camp.

Astros 14, Rays 7: Astros just needed some home cooking - The Crawfish Boxes

Marisnick blasts two home runs in win.

Texas RB Kirk Johnson dealing with hamstring issue following first practice - Burnt Orange Nation

The junior just can’t stay healthy.

Five questions, as TCU football starts preseason practices - Frogs O' War

TCU began practicing for the 2017 season on Sunday. Here are some questions that will be answered in the coming weeks.

The Air Raid Podcast: #88 - Viva The Matadors

Talking Newcomers and Position Battles

Texas A&M Football 2012-present: season openers vs. season finishes - Good Bull Hunting

Would a loss at UCLA be the worst thing in the world?

Fall Camp Day One: Coach O’s Recap - And The Valley Shook

Ed Orgeron recapped the first day of fall practice with media this afternoon.

What We Know After Day 1 of Longhorn Fall Camp - Barking Carnival

Chris Warren weighed in at 254. He’ll trim to sub 250 by the end of August. He’s on a pitch count due to missing some offseason S&C with the mumps (six other players affected - vaccinate,...

Texas State enters fall camp missing key players - Underdog Dynasty

Day one of fall practice proves that the 2017 Bobcat season might end up just like the 2016 one

Houston Dynamo vs Portland Timbers Final Score: Dynamo stay unbeaten at home - Dynamo Theory

Timbers unlucky to walk away with just a point as Houston preserve their unbeaten record.