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Rockets ‘willing to get uncomfortable,’ source says

Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM The Houston Rockets feel no pressure to trade James Harden or Russell Westbrook, regardless of the superstars’ strong desire for fresh starts with different franchises, and are “willing to get uncomfortable” as training camp opens and […]

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What’s next for the James Harden era in Houston?

Co-author, Pro Basketball Prospectus series Formerly a consultant with the Indiana Pacers Developed WARP rating and SCHOENE system What’s next for the Houston Rockets after Daryl Morey’s decision to step down as general manager, as reported Thursday by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski? Already, Houston was trending in the wrong direction. Despite giving up multiple first-round picks […]

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Sources: Morey stepping down as Rockets GM

Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey is stepping down, sources told ESPN. In the aftermath of Houston’s elimination from the NBA’s restart in Orlando, Florida, Morey approached owner Tilman Fertitta with the idea of leaving the job and the sides quietly worked through an exit agreement […]

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D’Antoni tells Rockets he won’t return as coach

Host of The Woj Pod Joined ESPN in 2017 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Houston Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni has informed the franchise that he’s becoming a coaching free agent and won’t return to the Rockets next season, D’Antoni told ESPN on Sunday. “It’s with tremendous sadness and gratitude that my wife Laurel and I […]

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Source: No concussion for Rockets’ Covington

Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Houston Rockets forward Robert Covington passed a concussion protocol test and does not have a broken nose after exiting Tuesday’s Game 3 loss early after colliding with Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis, a source told […]

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Struggling Russ says he’s ‘just running around’

Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM The Houston Rockets came up with a simple solution for the frequent double-teams and traps that teams threw at James Harden early in the season. They simply spread the floor, with no center in the lineup, […]

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Westbrook (quad) now questionable for Game 5

Joined ESPNDallas.com in September 2009 Covers the Dallas Cowboys and Dallas Mavericks Appears regularly on ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook’s status for Wednesday’s pivotal Game 5 against the Oklahoma City Thunder was upgraded to questionable. Westbrook has not played in the series against his former team due to a strained right […]