Star players are hurting Houston Rockets

There are no easy answers to explain the current state of the Houston Rockets. It’s perplexing to understand how a team that accomplished so much a season ago is in danger of missing the playoffs with no major injuries or roster changes. Despite the amount of talent, the combination of personalities may have made this collapse inevitable. The Rockets enter All-Star weekend with...
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Report: Celtics could offer best deal for Dwight Howard

The Dwight Howard trade rumors just won’t go away, and don’t expect them to go away any time soon. Following the trade speculation surrounding the Houston Rockets center can be dizzying, as it seems to change by the hour. The latest reports, however, indicate teams have started reaching out to the Rockets in order to gauge interest as to whether a deal can be swung for the pending...
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4 likeliest Dwight Howard trade scenarios

Now that we know Houston Rockets center and eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard is on the trade block, there promises to be a ton of speculation regarding his status leading up to next week’s trade deadline. The primary issues for Houston is that his average annual salary of $22.4 million will make it hard for teams that might otherwise want him to get in on the action. In addition...
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Dwight Howard: ‘I have not asked the Rockets to trade me’

Dwight Howard, responding to reports that the Houston Rockets are working with his agent to trade him, shot down any notion that he advocated such a move. Per Marc Stein of ESPN, Howard made it clear he wants to make it work in Houston: “I have not asked the Rockets to trade me. Nor have I talked about right trades. I want to win. I want this situation to work. I chose this...
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Report: Rockets contacting other teams about Dwight Howard

The Houston Rockets have reportedly begun reaching out to other teams regarding a Dwight Howard trade. According to Yahoo! Sports’s Adrian Wojnarowski, with the knowledge that Howard intends to opt out at the end of the season to seek a maximum contract, Rockets GM Daryl Morey has begun contacting other teams to gauge interest. The team has begun working with Howard’s agent...
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Rockets talking to teams about Dwight Howard trade

The Houston Rockets have reportedly started talking to teams about trading eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard, league sources told Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical. It was reported last week that the Rockets had no interest in trading Howard before the Feb. 18 deadline, but those plans have changed as of Thursday. From Wojnarowki’s report: Howard, 30, plans to exercise an opt...
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Report: Rockets shopping Dwight Howard

Just to make things interesting as the NBA’s trade deadline approaches, the Houston Rockets are reportedly reaching out to teams about potentially trading center Dwight Howard. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical has the report, citing league sources: “The Rockets are working with Howard’s agent, Dan Fegan, on possible destinations, league executives told The Vertical...
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Kevin McHale: James Harden being out of shape hurt Rockets early

Kevin McHale was dumped by the Houston Rockets 11 games into the season following a slow 4-7 start, even though he had reached the Western Conference finals the previous season. On Tuesday, the former Rockets coach appeared on TNT and said that James Harden being out of shape and Dwight Howard being unable to play and practice on back-to-back days contributed to the team’s poor...
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Report: Asking price 'too steep' for Howard trade to Celtics

Dwight Howard will not be donning the shamrock any time soon. Yahoo! Sports’ Chris Mannix reported Friday that while the Boston Celtics engaged the Houston Rockets in trade talks involving Howard, they were not willing to give up the pieces necessary to swing a deal for the eight-time NBA All-Star. “Howard won’t be going to Boston, league sources told The Vertical, and the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics have discussed Howard trade with Rockets

The Boston Celtics have a treasure chest of quality assets — both in terms of young players and first-round draft picks — to use before the Feb. 18 trade deadline or over the summer to acquire a superstar player. One player the Celtics reportedly are targeting is Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard, per Frank Isola of the New York Daily News. “Meanwhile, the Celtics have...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

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