Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has waived F Mike Harris. Harris, who signed with the Rockets as a rookie free agent on 7/13/07, averaged 5.0 points and 6.0 rebounds while playing in the team’s first two preseason games.
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Monday was media day for most NBA clubs, and a lot was revealed about where teams stand heading into training camp. The Suns’ Shawn Marion didn’t back down from his trade demand, but also refused to talk about it. “I don’t want to be bother by this no more. […]
Posted in Houston Rockets on Oct 1st, 2007
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today the hiring of Kenny Atkinson as the team’s Director of Player Development, as well as the addition of Pat Zipfel as an advance scout.
Atkinson will focus on improving player performance through on-court one-on-one skill development and the use of video analysis.
From 2004-06 before joining the Rockets, Atkinson […]
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today the signing of Purdue forward Carl Landry, who was chosen by the SuperSonics in the second round (31st overall) with a pick previously acquired from the Memphis Grizzlies. Houston sent a future second-round selection and cash considerations to Seattle for his draft rights.
Landry (6-9, 248, Purdue) averaged […]
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has re-signed free agent center Dikembe Mutombo.
Mutombo (7-2, 260, Georgetown) has averaged 10.1 points, 10.6 rebounds and 2.81 blocks in 1,148 career games (970 starts) with Denver, Atlanta, Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York and Houston. Last season with the Rockets, Mutombo averaged 3.1 points, […]
Posted in Houston Rockets on Sep 25th, 2007
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today the promotion of Sam Hinkie to Vice President of Basketball Operations. Hinkie, who will be entering his third full season with the Rockets, advises Morey on the draft, free agency, trades, and game strategy. Hinkie also leads the Rockets analytic efforts and manages the team’s salary cap. […]
Houston Rockets five-time All-Star center Yao Ming will miss the first two practices of the team’s training camp in order to participate in the opening ceremonies of the 2007 Special Olympics World Games in his home town of Shanghai, China on Tuesday, October 2. As per the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), Yao will receive a […]
Insidebayarea.com is reporting Gary Payton will make a decision regarding his future this week. The veteran point guard has played 18 years in the league, most recently with the Miami Heat. Payton, an Oakland native, is mulling retirement or possibly signing with the Golden State Warriors according to his agent.
According to the Detroit News, Flip […]
Houston Rockets five-time All-Star center Yao Ming has teamed up with two-time NBA MVP guard Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns to host a charity basketball game in Beijing, China on Saturday, Sept. 15. The Yao/Nash Charity Gala event will feature an exhibition game between a team of NBA players led by Nash and […]
A trio of Phoenix Suns players, including two-time NBA MVP guard Steve Nash, 2006-07 NBA Sixth Man of the Year guard Leandro Barbosa and 2007 first-round draft pick forward Alando Tucker, will compete against Yao Ming and the Chinese National Team in the Yao/Nash Charity Gala event, a charity basketball game on Sept. 14 in […]