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Houston Rockets News: September 27, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, September 27, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Agent: Carmelo Anthony Believed Rockets' Trade Was Nearly Done In Early July - RealGM Wiretap
Agent: Carmelo Anthony Believed Rockets' Trade Was Nearly Done In Early July - RealGM Wiretap

Rockets show competitive spirit on first day of camp - Houston Chronicle
The Rockets' long first practice of the season could have been over.

Zhou Qi makes early impression with Rockets - Houston Chronicle
Zhou Qi remains a rookie with a long learning curve. But Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni said he did turn heads in the first practice of training camp on Tuesday.

Former Rockets center Yao Min makes donation to Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund - Houston Chronicle
Former Rockets center Yao Ming donated $100,000 to Mayor Sylvester Turner's Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund on Tuesday in an appearance at Hilliard Elementary School.


NBA News

WNBA Final 2017 Game 2: Explaining the final 44 seconds of chaos - SBNation.com
Of course these teams gave us another thriller.

Lynx tie series with Sparks in ANOTHER wild WNBA Finals finish - SBNation.com
Neither team ever goes down quietly.

The fuzzy morals of the FBI’s college basketball investigation - SBNation.com
Good morning. We have that and more in Wednesday’s NBA newsletter.

Sparks lose Game 2 of WNBA Finals to Lynx by inches - SBNation.com
The Sparks lost Game 2 by two points. They also hit long twos with a toe on the three-point line.

Mark Cuban lends team plane to J.J. Barea to bring Puerto Rico supplies - SBNation.com
Barea lived most of his childhood in Puerto Rico, which is suffering from a humanitarian crisis after Hurricane Maria.


Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Houston Texans Podcast: The Nebula In New England - Battle Red Blog
Matt Weston and BFD break down Houston’s moral victory and preview Sunday’s game against Tennessee LIVE at 7 p.m. CDT.

Astros 14, Rangers 3: Astros eliminate Rangers from the playoffs...the Rangers are eliminated - The Crawfish Boxes

Blah, blah, blah something about coming and taking it.

Yes, There’s A Chance Texas Can Be Great - Burnt Orange Nation

Daily Round Up: September 26, 2017

State of Texas Power Rankings: Week Four - Frogs O' War

Texas Tech is threatening for that #1 spot.

OKLAHOMA GAME IN GIFS - Our Daily Bears

Gifs, Tailgates, and Freshman RB Abram Smith Update

Red Raiders in the pros - Amendola comes up big in the clutch - Viva The Matadors

Meanwhile, Crabtree struggles and Washington receives limited work

THE BULLCAST: Are you feelin’ cocky? - Good Bull Hunting

RIVALRY SHIT-TALK ABOUNDS

Film Room: Etling vs. Brennan - And The Valley Shook

#Myles4Heisman? Maybe not yet.

BC Unplugged Podcast: The Great Brad Sham - Barking Carnival

On a very special Bye Week edition of the Barking Carnival Unplugged Podcast

Whataburger gave out “Aggie Ketchup” T-shirts at last Saturday’s I-10 Rivalry Game - Underdog Dynasty

What goes great with a win over UTEP? Free Whataburger t-shirts!

Pick the Houston Dynamo Starting XI against the LA Galaxy - Dynamo Theory

How do you want to see the Houston Dynamo lineup when the LA Galaxy come to town?