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Houston Rockets News: September 28, 2017

Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Thursday, September 28, 2017.

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Houston Rockets News

Houston Rockets sign guard George de Paula
It is officially day 2 of Training Camp, and the Rockets are making some moves, including one involving George de Paula. First off though, the team has cut

Rockets taking it slow with injured P.J. Tucker - Houston Chronicle
As Rockets forward P.J. Tucker took his turn in shooting drills, making his way pain-free through the morning walk-through portion of Wednesday's two-a-days, he could feel relief replacing the frustration of having to sit out with a strained hamstring.

Rockets news: Clint Capela worked on stamina, hopes to log 28 minutes
Houston Rockets center Clint Capela seems to be the clear-cut choice as the team's best option to man the middle for the team.

Rockets news: Zhou Qi impresses Mike D'Antoni during early days of training camp
Houston Rockets head coach Mike D'Antoni has seen Chinese rookie Zhou Qi as a pleasant surprise in the early stage of training camp.

NBA News

How the NBA’s minimum-age rule emboldens college basketball crooks -
It’s hardly THE cause of a massive problem with college athletics, but it doesn’t help.

2017-18 Washington Wizards NBA preview: Have John Wall and company arrived? -
The Wizards had a wild, fulfilling season last year. Now, they’re looking for staying power ... and possibly more. Can they achieve it?

Dwyane Wade should start for the Cavaliers ... at point guard -
Wade seems destined for Cleveland. Here’s why he should start at the one, at least until Isaiah Thomas returns.

Steph Curry thinks it's 'terrible' SI left Colin Kaepernick off cover -
Curry had a good reason to be annoyed about the new Sports Illustrated cover featuring him.

J.J. Barea wants you to know how serious the Puerto Rico emergency crisis is -
The Mavericks guard visited Puerto Rico on Tuesday and cannot express how much the U.S. island needs our help.

Houston & Collegiate Sports News

Deshaun Watson Donated His First NFL Game Check To Three NRG Stadium Cafeteria Employees - Battle Red Blog
No, I’m not crying. YOU’RE CRYING.

Astros 12, Rangers 2: Astros crush Rangers to complete sweep - The Crawfish Boxes

I hope the Rangers ticket holders enjoyed it.

1-2 Texas vs. 2-1 Iowa State: Q&A with Wide Right Natty Lite - Burnt Orange Nation

On Thursday night, the Texas Longhorns will kick off their Big 12 slate on the road against an improving Iowa State Cyclones squad.

To help provide fsome insight on this year’s edition of the...

Shoes in the Shadows: How does the biggest college basketball scandal ever affect TCU? - Frogs O' War

Every basketball team in the country has to be wondering what’s coming next. What does it mean for TCU?

Podcast: The Process Is Working - Our Daily Bears

An incredible game against top-ranked Oklahoma shows that Matt Rhule’s Process is working. We’re trusting it on the podcast this week.

Press conference: a recognizement for the defense - Viva The Matadors

Keke Coutee and injuries among other topics discussed after the victory over Houston

THE TAILGATE: A Graphical Preview of Texas A&M vs South Carolina - Good Bull Hunting

COCK-A-DOODLE-DO yourself a favor and scroll on down to THE TAILGATE

Sneaky Good Pod Episode 37: Paul and Poseur Have a Fight - And The Valley Shook

This will be our last podcast.

Texas and the NCAA Basketball Scandal - Barking Carnival

The last couple of days have been amazing in the NCAA basketball world. FBI arrests of assistant coaches, Hall of Fame coaches getting fired, and the Texas Longhorns fan base breathing a collective...

Around the Dog Park: Watch out, the Feds are coming for college athletics recruiting - Underdog Dynasty

Identifying under and over achievers so far this year.. recognizing conference award winners.. Catching up on injury reports.

Dynamo overcome second-half deficit to salvage a point against the Galaxy - Dynamo Theory

Defensive miscues and wastefulness in attack lead to 3-3 draw on Wednesday night