Before the Rockets can pursue a third superstar in free agency, they need to shed two big contracts. Here are some potential landing spots.
First up on the B-Straw and Pauly G Show Road Trip was Zach Berman, Philadelphia Enquirer, about Chip Kelly’s interest in Johnny Manziel as well as the DeSean Jackson situation. Then they got back on the road to San Antonio to talk to Ari Tempkin, 1250 ESPN, about the Spurs and Mavericks series. Tempkin discussed the fact that the Spurs really need to get their defense back in the game to reclaim their series.
Paul Gallant and Will Grubb discuss this past week of Rockets basketball in the latest H-Town Hoops Show.
Friday night at Toyota Center, the Dallas Mavericks threw everything they had at the Rockets after falling behind by as many as 22 points in the second, but it wasn’t enough as the Rockets improved to 2-0 with a 113-105 win.
Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.
Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.
Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.
Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver’s late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.
Los Angeles Lakers forward Jordan Hill has been charged with felony assault resulting from an altercation with his girlfriend, according to the Houston district attorney’s office.
Metta World Peace got busy tweeting to his 324,000+ followers on Friday night: (Most recent on top) “I’m out socially right now..Lots of girls.. Just conversation.. But they scared to sit next to me.The afraid of my elbows.Not a good feeling”