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Houston Rockets News: August 10, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, August 10, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Rockets news: Houston's Eurostash Sergio Llull suffers ACL injury
Sergio Llull has been eyed by the Rockets for the longest time, but his current situation in Europe indicates that he'll be staying there for long.

Houston Rockets Draftee Sergio Llull Down With Knee Injury
Sergio Llull is someone that the Rockets have had their eyes on for quite some time. Year after year, though, the team is denied the chance to acquire him

Rockets news: Daryl Morey’s tweet had redditors read into it, as 1984 reference was when Carmelo Anthony was born
The Carmelo Anthony-to-Rockets rumors have dragged on to this point in the summer after numerous close calls for GM Daryl Morey's group.

Some Small Ball Lineups the Houston Rockets Can Use
The Houston Rockets are a team known to play small ball quite a bit. What are some interesting lineups they can throw out there? Last week,

Murillo: Rockets ownership should reflect Houston - Houston Chronicle
It feels like yesterday that businessman Leslie Alexander bought an "upstart" Rockets team for $85 million before the team's historic 1993-1994 season.

NBA News

We imagined how an NBA expansion draft would look today -
All 30 SB Nation NBA blogs joined in to imagine a future where the league adds two expansion teams. Here are the results.

We drafted 2 NBA expansion teams and simulated a year in 2K. And they ... won? -
Video games can be silly sometimes, but this was fun to do.

3 issues the NBA needs to solve before expanding, and 1 it doesn't -
Expansion is coming to the NBA sooner than you might think, but there are still some serious questions that must be answered.

How the Bobcats' 2004 NBA expansion draft helped the Suns land Steve Nash -
The Bobcats didn’t get much out of the expansion draft. But another team -- and really, all of us — did.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Texans 17, Panthers 27: Post-Game Recap - Battle Red Blog
The Texans open their preseason with an error-strewn performance against the Panthers.

White Sox 7, Astros 1: Pale Hose strike again - The Crawfish Boxes

Astros for the second game can't get any offense going.

Texas Has Tight Ends! - Burnt Orange Nation

Daily Round Up: August 9, 2017

TCU News: Summers to play DE? - Frogs O' War

The Frogs’ star linebacker has been impressing as a pass-rusher during fall camp.

Wrap Up the Offseason GIF POST - Our Daily Bears

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This time, Houston is the battleground

Steve Spurrier Is Still Awesome - And The Valley Shook

He’s still got it!

Disney to Start ESPN Streaming Service - Barking Carnival

It’s not a la carte – but it’s a start

Five UTSA freshmen to watch for in the 2017 season - Underdog Dynasty

The Roadrunners have accumulated major talent in their past two recruiting classes. Expect to see several of them make immediate impacts.

The Bull & Its Horns: Call It A Comeback - Dynamo Theory

On their road trip in the Pacific Northwest, RGVFC came back to earn a draw midweek and a win on Sunday.