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Chuck Hayes Won't Sign With Rockets, Pursuing Other Teams

Aug 27, 2015 12:03 PM

Chuck Hayes will not sign with the Houston Rockets for the 15-16 season as expected.

"Due to limited roster flexibility and other financial considerations, Chuck Hayes will not be signing with the Rockets as previously announced," wrote Calvin Andrews to Yahoo. "Chuck is very interested in continuing his playing career although he has received multiple offers to accept NBA coaching/front office jobs.

"Chuck's near future plans are to go into a coaching/front office career, however, Hayes has spent a lot of time preparing and training for this upcoming season. Many observers have said he looks in better shape than he has in years.

"Chuck and his agents are exploring if there are other teams interested in him playing this year."

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Chuck Hayes, Houston Rockets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Jason Terry Agrees To Re-Sign With Rockets On $1.5M Deal

Aug 18, 2015 10:06 PM

Jason Terry has agreed to re-sign with the Houston Rockets on a one-year, $1.5 million contract, league sources tell RealGM.

The New Orleans Pelicans and Utah Jazz also had strong dialogue to sign Terry with his agent, Byron Irvin. Ultimately, the opportunity to win and cohesive recruitment from Rockets players and coaches pushed Terry to return. Terry has played an immense role in the Rockets' locker room, becoming an integral role player in the 2015 postseason alongside James Harden in the backcourt.

Terry averaged 21.3 minutes per game in 77 appearances last season with the Rockets and started all 17 playoff games. The Rockets acquired Terry during the 2014 offseason from the Sacramento Kings.

Terry turns 38 in September and is entering his 17th NBA season.

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Tags: Jason Terry, Houston Rockets, New Orleans Pelicans, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Ty Lawson Completes 30-Day Rehab Program

Aug 18, 2015 11:30 AM

Ty Lawson has completed his court-ordered 30-day stint in an alcohol rehabilitation program.

"He is getting out this (Monday) afternoon," said Happy Walters, Lawson's agent, in a text message to FOX 26 Sports.

Lawson was traded from the Denver Nuggets to the Houston Rockets this offseason.

Mark Berman/Fox Houston

Tags: Ty Lawson, Houston Rockets, NBA, NBA Suspension

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Nike Declines To Match Adidas' Offer For James Harden

Aug 13, 2015 12:08 PM

Nike has decided not to match the 13-year, $200 million offer Adidas presented to James Harden.

Harden will begin his contract with Adidas starting on October 1st.

Nike nearly lost Kevin Durant to Under Armour last year, but he decided to match their offer.

Darren Rovell/ESPN

Tags: James Harden, Houston Rockets, NBA

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Rockets Confident Ty Lawson Making Progress In Rehab

Aug 6, 2015 11:05 AM

Ty Lawson is nearing the end of his stay at Cliffside Malibu where he is receiving treatment for alcohol addiction.

Lawson has two pending court cases, Aug. 18 and Aug. 20, in Denver.

"We take those very seriously," Daryl Morey said. "He's had some very serious incidents in his past and in his recent past. We feel like he's part of the Rockets family now and through our conversations with him we feel confident he's getting the help he needs and he's taken that step to say this is something he needs to do is improve on those areas."

A source close to Lawson said, "Ty is doing well. Great. Working hard, making progress."

Lawson's mother, father, girlfriend and teammates will become his support system and see to it that he continues to make progress.

Calvin Watkins/ESPN

Tags: Ty Lawson, Houston Rockets, NBA

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James Harden Receives $200M Offer From Adidas

Aug 3, 2015 12:59 PM

James Harden has received an endorsement offer from Adidas worth $200 million over 13 years.

Nike's deal with Harden has expired and he has until the end of the week to match the offer.

Nike was under similar circumstances with Durant in 2014 when Under Armour made a hard push to sign Durant after his Nike contract expired. 

Tyler Conway/Bleacher Report

Tags: James Harden, Houston Rockets, NBA

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Gersson Rosas Hired By USA Basketball

Aug 3, 2015 12:52 PM

Gersson Rosas has been named International Player Personnel Scout for USA Basketball.

Rosas has been VP of basketball operations for the Houston Rockets.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Houston Rockets, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, National

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Dwight Howard, Chris Paul Plan To Attend Team USA Minicamp

Aug 1, 2015 1:08 PM

Dwight Howard and Chris Paul are planning to attend Team USA's upcoming minicamp in Las Vegas, according to sources.

Howard was Team USA's starting center on the 2008 gold medal team.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Dwight Howard, Chris Paul, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, United States, NBA, NBA Misc Rumor, National, National Misc Rumor, National Teams

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Rockets Agree To Deal With Chuck Hayes

Jul 29, 2015 9:58 PM

The Houston Rockets have agreed to a one-year deal at the veteran's minimum with Chucky Hayes.

Hayes played for the Rockets between 2006 and 2011.

Hayes was most recently with the Toronto Raptors.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Tags: Chuck Hayes, Houston Rockets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor

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Pablo Prigioni Waived By Nuggets

Jul 20, 2015 7:17 PM

The Denver Nuggets have waived Pablo Prigioni.

Prigioni was acquired by the Nuggets in the Ty Lawson trade from the Houston Rockets.

Prigioni joined the Rockets midseason in a trade with the New York Knicks.

Marc Stein/ESPN

Tags: Pablo Prigioni, Denver Nuggets, Houston Rockets, NBA, NBA Signing Rumor, NBA Trade Rumor, NBA Misc Rumor, NBA Waiver

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Ty Lawson Agrees To Make Contract Non-Guaranteed For 16-17
With Ty Lawson in rehab for alcohol abuse, the non-guaranteed season gives the Rockets peace of mind should another issue arise.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Rockets Agree To Sign Marcus Thornton To One-Year Deal

Jonathan Feigen/Houston Chronicle

Lakers Were Only Other Team To Express Interest In Ty Lawson
The Lakers can't offer a first round pick until 2020 at the earliest and may not have even offered a future first rounder for Ty Lawson.

Zach Lowe/Grantland

Rockets Acquire Ty Lawson From Nuggets
Houston will send Kostas Papanikolaou, Pablo Prigioni, Joey Dorsey, Nick Johnson and a 2016 first rounder to the Nuggets for Ty Lawson.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

K.J. McDaniels Re-Signs With Rockets On Three-Year, $10M Deal
K.J. McDaniels re-signed with the Rockets on a three-year, $10 million deal.

Mark Berman/FOX 26

Lakers, Rockets, Pistons Interested In Ty Lawson
Ty Lawson could be dealt by the Nuggets before training camp.

Chris Mannix/Sports Illustrated

Josh Smith, Clippers Reach Agreement
Josh Smith and the Clippers are finalizing terms on their agreement, league sources tell RealGM's Shams Charania.

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Clippers Interested In Josh Smith
Josh Smith averaged 12.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 25.5 minutes per game with a PER of 15.2.

Ramona Shelburne/ESPN

Sergio Llull, Real Madrid Agree Upon New Deal With Lower Buyout
Sergio Llull's buyout will be lower than the 5 million mark in his previous deal.

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Patrick Beverley Agrees To Re-Sign With Rockets On Four-Year, $25M Deal
The Rockets brought Patrick Beverley back from Europe several years ago and has become an invaluable defensive player at point guard.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Corey Brewer, Rockets Agree Upon Three-Year, $24M Deal
Corey Brewer was acquired this past season in a trade with the Wolves.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Amar'e Receiving Interest From Rockets, Mavs, Clippers, Suns
Amar'e Stoudemire finished last season with the Mavericks following his release by Knicks.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Sergio Llull Decides To Pass On Offer From Rockets, Remain With Real Madrid
Sergio Llull is considered one of the world's best guards not playing in the NBA.

Adrian Wojnarowski/Yahoo! Sports

Draymond Green Breaks Off Contract Talks With Warriors
Draymond Green is now open to meetings with other franchises immediately.

Marc J. Spears/Yahoo! Sports

Rockets, Pelicans, Knicks Interested In Kendrick Perkins
Kendrick Perkins finished last season with the Cavaliers, but only played sparingly.

Royce Young/ESPN

Patrick Beverley Receives Interest From Knicks, Mavericks
The Knicks reached out to Patrick Beverley shortly after the start of free agency.

Sean Deveney/Sporting News

Carlos Boozer To Receive Interest From Nets, Mavs, Rockets, Lakers, Heat, Spurs
Carlos Boozer spent the 14-15 season with the Lakers after being amnestied by the Bulls.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Derrick Williams To Receive Interest From Kings, Wizards, Rockets, Lakers, Heat, Suns, Knicks
Derrick Williams has been with the Kings since 2013 when he was traded by the Wolves.

Chris Broussard/ESPN

Exec Expects Westbrook, Harden To Join Forces With Lakers
Russell Westbrook is not eligible to become a free agent until 2016, while James Harden isn't a free agent until 2018.

Baxter Holmes, Larry Coon/ESPN

Dunc'd On Pod: Offseason Previews Of Thunder, Raptors, Celtics, Jazz, Rockets
Nate Duncan and Daniel Leroux preview the upcoming offseason for the Thunder, Raptors, Celtics, Jazz and Rockets.

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