Houston Rockets

Rockets To Sign Jae'Sean Tate To Three-Year Deal

11 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

The Rockets have agreed to sign rookie swingman Jae'Sean Tate to a three-year deal, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
John Hollinger of The Athletic notes that the agreement is for a bit more than the league minimum, and that the rockets used a portion of its non-taxpayer mid-level exception to ink Tate to the agreement.
The 6'4″ Tate, a former OSU player, played under new Rockets assistant coach Will Weaver on the Sydney Kings of the Australian NBL for the 2019/20 season. He averaged 16.2 PPG and 5.8 RPG, while shooting 37.3% from long range. Feigen reports that Tate...
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Austin Rivers, Knicks Agree to One-Year Deal

11 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

The New York Knicks have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent guard Austin Rivers, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The move puts the 28-year-old under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden.
Rivers averaged 8.8 points per game with the Houston Rockets last season but is just two years removed from putting up 15.1 points per game in a Los Angeles Clippers jersey.
Rivers will join a backcourt that already includes the likes of Elfrid Payton and Dennis Smith Jr. While Rivers does man the point guard position as they do, he's equally comfortable spending time at the wings.
Rivers'...
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Knicks, Austin Rivers Agree To One-Year Deal

11 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

The Knicks have agreed to add free agent combo guard Austin Rivers to their rotation on a one-year deal, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. Mike Vorkunov of The Athletic that this brings New York to 15 total roster spots, including another new addition , center Ed Davis .
Knicks head coach Tom Thibodeau has long been a fan of Rivers, according to Frank Isola of ESPN. Selected by the Pelicans with the 10th pick out of Duke in 2012, the 6'3″ Rivers has developed into a solid reserve scoring guard. He also had stops with the Clippers and Wizards, before turning in memorable performances...
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Wolves, Juan Hernangomez Finalizing Three-Year Deal

Wolves, Juan Hernangomez Finalizing Three-Year Deal

11 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

After striking a deal with Malik Beasley on Friday, the Timberwolves are now finalizing an agreement with their other key restricted free agent, Juan Hernangomez .
According to Shams Charania of The Athletic , Hernangomez will sign a three-year, $21MM contract to remain in Minnesota. The deal will include a third-year team option, per Jon Krawczynski of The Athletic .
The 15th overall pick in the 2016 draft, Hernangomez spent the first three-and-a-half years of his career in Denver. Although he was a solid part of the Nuggets' rotation in 2018/19, the 25-year-old saw his minutes cut back...
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Sixers, Pistons To Swap Zhaire Smith, Tony Bradley

11 days ago   |   By Hoops Rumors

The Sixers and Pistons are completing a minor trade, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, who reports that third-year wing Zhaire Smith will head to Detroit in the deal, while fourth-year center Tony Bradley goes to Philadelphia.
Smith was the 16th overall pick in the 2018 draft but has barely seen the court during his first two professional seasons, having battled health issues and playing just 13 total NBA games. He did appear in 28 games for the Delaware Blue Coats in the G League last season, averaging 13.5 PPG and 3.1 RPG with a .530/.376/.714 shooting line.
As Omari Sankofa of The...
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Ravens' Dez Bryant catches first NFL pass since split from Cowboys following 2017 season

11 days ago   |   By CBSSports

It's Bryant's first reception in nearly three years, and that's a big deal
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Suns, Jevon Carter Agree to Three-Year Deal

11 days ago   |   By SLAMonline

The Phoenix Suns will lock third-year guard Jevon Carter in on a three-year, $12 million contract, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Carter was acquired by the team in the Josh Jackson trade last offseason.
Carter, 25, averaged 4.9 points per game for the Suns in 2019-20 but he's a valuable depth piece that should slot into the deep rotation of a Phoenix team showing signs of being more competitive.
The second-round pick in the 2018 NBA Draft shot .425 from beyond the arc last year but its his defensive acumen out on the perimeter that will be most appreciate in 2020-21 and...
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