Rockets Must Proceed with Caution on Any Harden Trade
^ Keep Houston Press Free Support Us LocalCommunityJournalismI Support Support the independent voice of Houston and help keep the future of Houston Press free. Those were the words of Rockets broadcaster Calvin Murphy accidentally caught by microphones as a recent Rockets postgame show was heading to commercial. They traded and traded and traded again to appease their former MVP. Regardless of the circumstances they find themselves in now, it is incumbent upon the Rockets to get the ball rolling and get Harden moved while proceeding with extreme caution. But the Rockets don't want Kyrie Irving, the Nets other best player, or any of the modestly talented young players they have to offer.houstonpress.com
Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta reacts to the loss of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant
HOUSTON – The passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant has brought with it many tributes from those all across the NBA, the nation and the world. Bryant, 41, who played 20 seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash just outside of Los Angeles Sunday morning. In all, nine people died, including Bryant’s 13-year-old daughter Gianna. KPRC 2 caught up with those that knew Bryant well in Houston, including Rockets legend and broadcaster Calvin Murphy, UH head coach Kelvin Sampson and Houston Rockets owner Tilman Fertitta. Sports director Randy McIlvoy spoke with Fertitta about the impact of losing Bryant to the entire sports world.