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Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-time: #7 - Otis Thorpe

The Dream Shake (Darren Yuvan) — The man they called “OT” helped Houston to their first-ever championship trophy. 7. Rockets acquire Otis Thorpe from the Sacramento Kings - 10/12/88 Rockets acquire: PF Otis Thorpe Kings acquire: F Rodney McCray, F & C Jim Peterson In the late 1980s, the Houston Rockets were looking to remake their roster, as the former 1986 NBA Finals team was falling apart due to...
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Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: #10 - Kenny Smith

The Dream Shake (Darren Yuvan) — The move to acquire the starting point man on two title teams was a good one. 10. Rockets acquire point guard Kenny Smith from Hawks - 9/28/90 Rockets acquire: G Kenny Smith, G Roy Marble Hawks acquire: G John Lucas, C Tim McCormick We kick our Top 10 series off with a name you might not have expected given the rich lore of the Houston Rockets franchise, but one who earned his...
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Top 10 Rockets Trades of All-Time: Honorable Mentions

The Dream Shake (Jeremy_Brener) — For the next two weeks, Darren Yuvan and Jeremy Brener take a trip down memory lane. Trades are the one staple in NBA culture, or sports in general, that can leave you 100 percent happy or sad, in one direction or another. They can alter the course of a franchise with one single move, and in the case of the Houston Rockets , there are many to count. Darren Yuvan and I crafted lists by...
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New Faces from Old Places: Carmelo Anthony

The Dream Shake (Jeremy_Brener) — In Part 4 of our new series, we take a look at the most polarizing Rockets’ offseason signee, 10-time All-Star Carmelo Anthony. At age 34, Carmelo Anthony is not the player the Denver Nuggets drafted at No. 3 overall 15 years ago. He is not the player that led the Nuggets to the Conference Finals 10 years ago. He is not the player that the Nuggets traded to the Knicks seven years ago....
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Rockets shopping Ryan Anderson for help on the wing

The Dream Shake (Darren Yuvan) — Even with Carmelo Anthony almost aboard, the Rockets may not be done. The Houston Rockets have long been rumored to want to get out from under the $20 million per year deal they gave Ryan Anderson a few seasons back, and now, with the team in the midst of changing personnel on the wing after losing Trevor Ariza and Luc Mbah a Moute to free agency, they’ve been active lately in trying...
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A Melo Journey Through Years, Teams and Point Guards.

The Dream Shake (Xiane) — Shudder with horror as I recount some of Carmelo Anthony’s teammates. If you’re like me, you’ve heard about the manifold problems Carmelo Anthony could bring to the Rockets . Apparently adding Anthony at the veterans’ minimum salary might well be the worst thing the Rockets could possibly do. Most point to a bad season in OKC as a sure sign that more bad will inevitably follow Melo to...
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What are the Rockets thinking?

The Dream Shake (Xiane) — Free Agency, Summer League, Future Plans, Hank Scorpio Try to imagine a scenario over the years where the majority of pundits in the NBA Commentariat would think the Rockets got it right. It’s tough, isn’t it? They overwhelmingly did not when the Rockets traded for Chris Paul last summer. Sure, a few brave souls said “Yeah, that’s going to work great.” but their voices were drowned...
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Saying goodbye to The Dream Shake

The Dream Shake (Ethan Rothstein) — After four seasons, it’s time to step away. It’s been just over five years to the day since I wrote my first post for The Dream Shake, about the conundrum James Harden found himself in after the Dwight Howard signing. It’s been four glorious, winning, playoff-filled, drama-intensive seasons since Patrick Harrel stepped down and I got the call from SB Nation that they wanted me to run...
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Clint Capela is the next member of the Rockets’ Legacy of Bigs

The Dream Shake (Darren Yuvan) — Dwight Howard was supposed to be the next man up in the Rockets’ big man lineage, but it’s Capela who has made his mark. Back in 2013, the Houston Rockets signed free agent center Dwight Howard to a huge contract, and he was immediately dubbed the next great big man to dominate the Houston hardwood. He was set to join Elvin Hayes, Moses Malone, Ralph Sampson, Hakeem Olajuwon, Yao Ming,...
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Houston Rockets vs. Oklahoma City Thunder game preview

The Dream Shake (ak2themax) — Tonight marks Houston’s last regular season home game of the 2017-18 season. They will not return to the friendly confines of the Toyota Center until April 14 or 15 when they host Game 1 of their first round series against the eighth seed in the Western Conference. One of their possible opponents in that first round series is the same team they faced in the first round last season, whom...
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Houston Rockets vs. Minnesota Timberwolves game preview

The Dream Shake (ak2themax) — I missed basketball. The Rockets probably needed the All-Star break just like every team, but being on a 10-game winning streak meant that Houston was playing well heading into the break. Still, the good guys have to act as if they are starting a new streak today. That starts tonight at home against the Minnesota Timberwolves . Houston has dealt with the upstart Timberwolves twice...
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Rocket Fuel: February 20, 2018

The Dream Shake (Ryan Dunsmore) — Your one-stop shop for Houston Rockets, local sports, and news from around the league for Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Houston Rockets News Rockets video: Chris Paul posts video of Banana Boat during vacation Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul posts video of Banana Boat during vacation of 2017-18 NBA season. NBA All-Star Game: Rockets' Eric Gordon at Media Day | SI.com The HOLDAT...
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Former Rocket Troy Williams signs with Knicks

The Dream Shake (Jeremy_Brener) — He’s headed for the Big Apple. According to Shams Charania, the Knicks have signed former Rocket Troy Williams to a ten-day contract. Free agent Troy Williams is signing a 10-day contract with the New York Knicks, league sources said. Williams decided among several interested teams since release from Houston last week. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 20, 2018 Williams...
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Rockets refuse to trade Clint Capela for DeAndre Jordan, according to ESPN

The Dream Shake (Ethan Rothstein) — The Rockets still value their young big man highly, and rightfully so. Daryl Morey is relentless around the trade deadline, and he has an ongoing streak of making a midseason trade every season. This year’s big trade deadline prize, literally, is DeAndre Jordan , but the Rockets are reportedly out of the running. The Clippers and Rockets held discussions, but they “went nowhere,” ...
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NYE Game thread: Lakers vs. Rockets

The Dream Shake (Jeremy_Brener) — Let’s end 2017 with a win! Los Angeles Lakers (11-23) vs. Houston Rockets (25-9), Dec. 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m. CDT Location: Toyota Center, Houston, TX TV: AT&T SportsNet Southwest Radio: KBME 790 AM/KEYH 850 AM (Spanish)/KNTE 101.7 FM (Spanish)/Streaming on Rockets App Online: Rockets App Lakers SBNation Blog: Silver Screen and Roll Both teams are looking to end five-game losing...
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