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Houston Rockets News: August 15, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

CEO of Gulf States Toyota interested in purchasing Rockets - Houston Chronicle
Another Houston billionaire is interested in buying the Rockets from Leslie Alexander, who put the team up for sale last month.

Rockets Announce Schedule for 2017-18 | Houston Rockets
The Houston Rockets today announced their schedule for the 2017 preseason and the 2017-18 regular season.

Houston Rockets: Team will sell for a record-setting price tag
The Houston Rockets franchise is worth an estimated $1.65 billion according to Forbes, will not come cheap for prospective buyers. Here's why.

Rockets 2017-18 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions | Bleacher Report
The Houston Rockets will have a completely revamped look for 2017-18, acquiring Chris Paul before the start of free agency to make an all-in push at dethroning the Golden State Warriors ...

Rockets To Play 28 Games On National TV « CBS Houston
When the Rockets begin the 2017-18 season at Oracle Arena against the Golden Warriors it will be the first of 28 games televised nationally according to the NBA, who after releasing a portion of its schedule last week, announced the rest Monday.

The Rockets' biggest games on the 2017-18 schedule - Houston Chronicle
The NBA is a star-driven league, and there's a handful of those stars who are must-sees when they come to your city.

Houston Rockets announce 2017-2018 schedule | abc13.com
We now know when the Rockets will be playing during the 2017 preseason and 2017-2018 regular season.


NBA News

NBA schedule release 2017: Important dates and matchups from the full unveiling - SBNation.com
Gordon Hayward’s March 28 return to Utah is just the tip of the iceberg for this year’s NBA schedule.

NBA players are circling games on their calendars - SBNation.com
Paul George wants you to know he’s ready for his return to Indiana.

How did the NBA schedule makers screw your team this year? - SBNation.com
Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter.

How did the NBA schedule makers screw your team this year? - SBNation.com
Good morning. We have that and more in Tuesday’s NBA newsletter.

No. 1 recruit Marvin Bagley III commits to Duke, plans to reclassify to play college ball next season - SBNation.com
Bagley is the No. 1 high school player in the country.

Why waiting out Kyrie Irving's trade request won't actually help the Cavaliers - SBNation.com
Comparisons to the Lakers’ Kobe Bryant saga in 2007 miss the mark. Better to move Irving now than later.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

2017 AFC South Season Preview: Jacksonville Jaguars - Battle Red Blog
Matt Weston begins his AFC South preview with the Jacksonville Jaguars. ME-OW.

Diamondbacks 2, Astros 0: Astros get Greinked - The Crawfish Boxes
Reddick shows off skills in the field.
Texas Longhorns 2017 schedule preview: USC Trojans - Burnt Orange Nation
For the first time since the 2006 Rose Bowl, the Longhorns and Trojans will square off on the national stage this coming season.
TCU D-End Isaiah Chambers to Transfer - Frogs O' War
The redshirt freshman is heading closer to home to be with family.
Daily Bears Reports 8/14- Football! Football! Football! - Our Daily Bears
Sic ‘Em!
Position Preview: Quarterbacks - Viva The Matadors
Will this group continue to put up large numbers?
Texas A&M teases alternate uniform for 2017 season - Good Bull Hunting
Full uniform to be revealed Aug. 17
2017 SEC Unit Rankings: Special Teams - And The Valley Shook
Twist ending: We now suck at it
Arkansas Legend Frank Broyles Passes at Age 92 - Barking Carnival
Broyles — fierce opponent and great friend to Darrell Royal served Arkansas as coach and athletics director for over 50 years.
Five offensive players who will star for the Houston Cougars in 2017 - Underdog Dynasty
These players will be the leaders, and be the most productive on the team.
Houston Dynamo 3, San Jose 0: Rate the Players and Quick Thoughts - Dynamo Theory
Let us know how you thought the Dynamo did in their 3-0 win over the visiting San Jose Earthquakes