HOUSTON (CBS HOUSTON) The Houston Rockets have agreed to terms with forward Kostas Papanikolaou who will sign a two-year deal, according to multiple media reports. Papanikolaou was the 48th overall selection in the 2012 NBA draft […]
Brien and Paul could walk this week as they’re joined by David Barron of the Houston Chronicle. They get into the ins and outs of the Houston Regional Sports Network sale, discuss what programming changes may occur due to the sale, and try to help B-Straw figure out just how he might be able to watch.
Chris Bosh spurned the Houston Rockets’ four-year max deal for a five-year, $118 million pact from the Miami Heat this offseason. But he almost left South Beach. ESPN: “It was close. I’m not going to […]
LZ Granderson, ESPN magazine, joined Matt Hammond and Matt Murphy filling in for The B-Straw & Pauly G Show. Granderson came on to discuss the most recent developments with the Houston Rockets. He claims the Rockets are worse off than they were a year ago because he feels Ariza is a step down from Parsons. He discussed James Harden’s recent comments about his teammates being role players. Granderson also weighed in on Ray Rice’s suspension saying that domestic violence has always been treated more lightly than other offenses.
T. D. Williams, Medium.com, joined MaD Radio to discuss an article he wrote on Daryl Morey. Williams explained why he has been critical of Morey because he hasn’t taken Houston “to the promised land” yet. He said he isn’t against the use of analytics in basketball, but says they have to be used careful. He said that Morey has created what he calls a “treadmill team” and doesn’t agree with his decision to not bring Chandler Parsons back. Williams said that he hasn’t felt Houston has really contended yet as they should have. He doesn’t think Morey is a terrible GM and he thinks the story has been over reported.
Though a mere formality by now, the Rockets officially finalized the signing of swingman Trevor Ariza in an odd sign-and-trade deal with the Wizards and Pelicans on Tuesday. The move was first reported over the […]
Chandler Parsons “Offended” By How Rockets Handled Restricted Free Agency, Offer Sheet From Mavericks
Chandler Parsons is reportedly very happy with his new three-year, $46 million contract from the Dallas Mavericks, made official late Sunday night when the Rockets decided not to match the offer sheet.
He’s reportedly less enthused about how he got there.
After missing out on Chris Bosh, losing Chandler Parsons and dealing away Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik, the Rockets could use a lot of help. Sharp shooters off the bench. Bench players in general. Not […]
Chandler Parsons. Max player. Is he or isn’t he? That was the question posed to Rockets GM Daryl Morey twice this offseason. Only, Morey gave two different answers. When Morey passed on Parsons’ $1 million […]
Fran Blinebury, nba.com, joined MaD Radio to discuss the most recent developments in the NBA. He said that the Rockets are not going to be contenders this year with their current lineup and will just have to try again next year. He said it’s hard to say whether or not the Rockets should have re-signed Parsons but he thinks they probably should have gone for it. Blinebury spoke about the journey the Rockets have been on so far with getting James Harden and Dwight Howard, but this situation with losing out in free agency has been a bit of a setback for the team.
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