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Rockets Announce Training Camp Roster

The Houston Rockets today announced their training camp roster for the upcoming 2021-22 season. The Rockets open the preseason with a pair of home games vs. Washington on Tuesday, Oct. 5 and vs. Miami on Thursday Oct. 7. Houston’s final two preseason games are at Toronto on Monday, Oct. 11 and at San Antonio on Friday, Oct. 15.
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Recent Duke basketball star gets the boot in Texas

Duke basketball product Matthew Hurt is hoping to find some NBA permanence. After going undrafted in late July following two seasons as a Duke basketball player, Matthew Hurt looked to be in a relatively ideal situation to set in motion his pro career. Until this week, that is. In early...
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This Magic-Rockets Trade Features John Wall To Orlando

The Houston Rockets finished with the worst record in the league season. Meanwhile, the Orlando Magic had a fire sale at the NBA trade deadline. Could these two rebuilding teams benefit from getting together for a notable trade featuring John Wall?. The Rockets entered last season with high hopes, but...
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Rockets Waive Former Blue Devil Matthew Hurt

It’s not going to be easy for Matthew Hurt to make it in the NBA - it’s not easy for anyone. Even the most talented players have to work like hell to earn a spot and can never stop working if they want to keep it. The NBA is the...
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Ben Simmons Trade Rumors: T-Wolves' Sachin Gupta Committed to Pursuing 76ers Star

Following their front-office shakeup, Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons remains a trade target for the Minnesota Timberwolves. SKOR North's Darren Wolfson reported on his radio show that new head of basketball operations Sachin Gupta "has full authority to go make the Ben Simmons trade." "He may want Ben Simmons more...
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Ben Simmons playing in front of 76ers fans is a 'factor' in him wanting out of Philadelphia?

Ben Simmons playing in front of 7ers fans reportedly is a "factor" in him wanting out of Philadelphia, ESPN's Brian Windhorst said during an appearance on SiriusXM NBA Radio. "It's not just that he doesn't wanna play there anymore," Windhorst said. "He doesn't want to be in front of those fans. I don't think he ever intends to show his face there again unless he's part of the visiting team."
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Rockets waive Matthew Hurt

The Houston Rockets made a roster move this weekend and trimmed their roster a bit when they released forward Matthew Hurt, according to The Athletic. Hurt had been on a two-way deal with the Rockets, but the 6’9” 21-year-old had a pretty underwhelming Summer League, averaging just 2.2 points and 1.8 rebounds.
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Shams: Ben Simmons Turned Down Meeting with 76ers Players in LA amid Trade Rumors

Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons remains committed to getting a trade away from the franchise and rebuffed his teammates who wanted to fly out to meet him in Los Angeles, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania. Charania reported Joel Embiid, Tobias Harris and Matisse Thybulle were among the delegation prepared...
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Houston Rockets 2021-22 Preview: The Dawn Of A New Era

The 2020-21 season was almost over before it started for the Houston Rockets. From the downbeat of the season, rumors were flying that James Harden wanted out of Houston and, in short order, he was moved to Brooklyn for a future-facing package of assets. That kicked off what would become a 17-55 season but, in a wild thing to remember, Houston actually opened with an 11-10 record before losing 45 of the final 52 contests.
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Disgruntled Ben Simmons reportedly rejects meeting with 76ers teammates

Things between Ben Simmons and the Philadelphia 76ers only appear to be getting worse. Sixers players wanted to travel to Los Angeles this week to meet with Simmons and spend time convincing him to commit to the 2021-22 season with them, but they were informed not to come and that Simmons did not want to meet, according to The Athletic's Shams Charania.
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Report: Former Lakers guard agrees to deal with Warriors

Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Avery Bradley reportedly has agreed to a deal with the Golden State Warriors. Bradley, 30, was an integral part of the Lakers’ championship team in the 2019-20 season even though he did not participate in the NBA’s Orlando, Fla. bubble. Last season, Bradley spent time...
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Rockets Waive Matt Hurt From Two-Way Contract

The Houston Rockets have waived Matt Hurt from his Two-Way contract. Hurt was signed to a Two-Way deal with Houston after going undrafted at the 2021 NBA Draft. Hurt played two seasons at Duke. As a sophomore, he started all 24 of the Blue Devils games. The 6'9'' forward averaged 18.3 points and 6.1 rebounds per game. He then declared as an Early Entry Candidate for the 2021 NBA Draft.
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Kerr says Warriors 'less inclined' to carry bunch of centers

With the Warriors set to open training camp in a few days, their roster is just about set. They do have one open guaranteed roster spot available and hope to fill it after they see how several camp invitees perform over the next few weeks. One thing lacking from the...
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Ben Simmons rumor mill running hot and Wolves still connected

In the wake of the Timberwolves' decision to fire Gersson Rosas, the biggest question is how it will impact their pursuit of Ben Simmons. The Wolves have been linked to the 76ers star for months, but it remains to be seen if the front office reshuffling will impact negotiations. At this point, insiders believe nothing has changed.
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GM Koby Altman should be fired if Cavs miss playoffs again | Jeff Schudel

Three years without making the playoffs, when 10 of 15 teams in each conference advance to the postseason, is enough. If the Cavaliers flounder again this season, general manager Koby Altman should be fired. The Cavs have been directionless since LeBron James left after the 2018 season to join the...
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