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Oct 28, 2012

James Harden Trade: OKC sends Harden to Houston in six-player deal

James Harden
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James Harden traded to Rockets Image Credit: NBA.com James Harden has been traded by the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets, according to a report by Adrian Wojnarowski at Yahoo! Sports and Darnell Mayberry of the Oklahoman on Sunday, October 28, 2012. The six-player Harden trade deal was reportedly due to the inability of […]


Jul 18, 2012

Jeremy Lin returns to Houston Rockets, Linsanity leaves New York Knicks

Jeremy Lin returns to Houston Rockets, Linsanity leaves New York Knicks
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NBA rising superstar Jeremy Lin is now back to Houston Rockets, after the New York Knicks decided on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, not to match the three-year, $25 million offer by the Rockets to him, with the Linsanity fever being expected to be seen on his former team in the next NBA season. Jeremy Lin, […]


Jul 5, 2012

Jeremy Lin Receives Offer From Houston Rockets Worth At Least $31 Million

Jeremy Lin
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Jeremy Lin Image Credit: Radar Online Jeremy Lin received a multi-year offer from Houston Rockets worth at least $31 million, international sports news sites reported on Thursday, July 5, 2012. According to a report from New York Post, the offer is a three-year deal with a fourth-year player option. The first two years are said […]


Jul 20, 2011

Yao Ming retires officially from NBA

Yao Ming retires officially from NBA
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NBA star player Yao Ming officially announced on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 that he will retire from his basketball career, in a press conference at the Grand Shanghai Ballroom in China. Yao Ming file photo Image Credit: Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images As noted in international news sites that day, Yao Ming made the official announcement about […]


Jul 9, 2011

Yao Ming of NBA’s Houston Rockets Retires

Yao Ming of NBA’s Houston Rockets Retires
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According to several international news reports, July 8, 2011, Yao Ming of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA’s) Houston Rockets decided to retire. The 30 year-old, 7 ft. 6 in. tallest basketball player has been unable to deliver in the last games of the Houston Rockets due to a left foot injury.


Dec 17, 2010

Yao Ming injured again, may end professional basketball career

Yao Ming injured again, may end professional basketball career
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Chinese NBA superstar Yao Ming is injured again, and the Houston Rockets now revealed that the 7-6 center might end his professional basketball career, as reported at Houston Chronicles on Thursday. On a news post by Jerome Solomon, the Rockets announced that Yao Ming suffered a stress fracture in his left ankle, according to the […]


Oct 27, 2010

LA Lakers wins opening game versus Houston Rockets

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The Los Angeles Lakers rallied behind the hot shooting of Shannon Brown and escaped with a win against the Houston Rockets, 112-110. The Houston Rockets almost spoiled the party in LA, but poor shooting and too many turnovers in the  fourth quarter costs them the game. The defending champion Lakers received their recent championship rings […]


Oct 6, 2010

Dwight Howard led Orlando Magic to victory against the Houston Rockets

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It was all Superman inside the paint for Orlando Magic, as Dwight Howard dominated the game against the Houston Rockets, 97-88. Howard led all scorers with 19 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. Yao Ming, playing his first game after having a left foot surgery last July 2009, stayed in the game for only 12 minutes. […]