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USA Today’s Sam Amick: Motiejunas Done For Year, “No Matter How Long Playoff Run Goes”

USA Today’s Sam Amick joined The Triple Threat Wednesday on Sports Radio 610 to give us the details of his report that Donatas Motiejunas is done for the year, what it means for the Rockets, […]

SportsRadio 610–04/08/2015

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Sam Amick Goes In Depth Into Harden/Howard Meeting

Sam Amick of USA Today joined Mad Radio and they talked about the recent meeting between James Harden and Dwight Howard, what could be the result of the meeting, his thoughts on the MVP race and how the Patrick Beverley injury will effect the Rockets.


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Asik Might Not Be Traded This Year

Sam Amick from USA Today joined us to talk about the Rockets and where they stand as compared to the rest of the NBA, what trades may or may not be out there for them, and a few notes from around the league.

SportsRadio 610–01/23/2014

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Sam Amick: Howard Attracted to Idea of a “Fresh Start”

The man who broke the news of Dwight Howard’s choice, USA Today’s Sam Amick, joins Nate and Patrick to talk about what made Dwight pick the Rockets. They also get into other potential moves the Rockets may make this off-season, and discuss where big name free agents may land outside of Houston.

SportsRadio 610–07/07/2013

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Are The Rockets Too Young?

Sam Amick of USA Today joined MaD Radio to talk about the Rockets long term future and some takes from around the NBA.

SportsRadio 610–03/18/2013

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Lin Is Not A Superstar

Sam Amick of Sports Illustrated joins Fred and Seth here on SportsRadio 610 to talk about the national perception of the Houston Rockets, his opinion of Jeremy Lin and what he thinks of the Rockets […]

SportsRadio 610–09/22/2012

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Lowry Could Be Overestimating His Value

Sam Amick, basketball writer for, joined Paul Gallant and Fred Davis to talk some hoops. They discussed the NBA Draft, the futures of Kyle Lowry and Kevin Martin, and where Dwight Howard could land […]

SportsRadio 610–06/03/2012

NBA Draft

Rockets Should Move Up In Draft

Sam Amick, the NBA columnist for, gives his take on which players the Rockets should target in the upcoming draft and the potentiality of a trade for Dwight Howard.


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Rockets Likely To Focus On Defense In Draft

Sam Amick from Sports Illustrated breaks down the upcoming NBA Draft and what direction the Rockets may go.

SportsRadio 610–06/21/2011