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Apr 7, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving (11) guards Houston Rockets forward Jabari Smith Jr. (10) during the third quarter at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports

How Will Jabari Smith Jr. Develop in Year Three With the Houston Rockets?

The 21-year-old is showing improvement and looks to have a big third year in the NBA.

Jed Katz
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Apr 7, 2024; Dallas, Texas, USA; Dallas Mavericks guard Kyrie Irving (11) guards Houston Rockets forward Jabari Smith Jr. (10) during the third quarter at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Dieb-USA TODAY Sports
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How Will Jabari Smith Jr. Develop in Year Three With the Houston Rockets?

The 21-year-old is showing improvement and looks to have a big third year in the NBA.

Jed Katz
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Oct 2, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Rockets general manager Rafael Stone smiles before the preseason game against the San Antonio Spurs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Vegas Play Has Many Thinking Rockets Nabbed 'Best Player in Draft Class'

Following standout play in the 2024 Summer League, the Houston Rockets appear to have arguably walked away with the best player in the 2024 draft class.

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Jul 14, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Washington Wizards guard Johnny Davis (1) shoots against the defense of Houston Rockets guard Reed Sheppard (15) and guard Nate Williams (19) during the second quarter at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Defense, Playmaking Continue to be the Story for Rockets Rookie

Houston Rockets rookie guard Reed Sheppard has lit up the Summer League, en route to becoming arguably the best player in Las Vegas.

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Jul 14, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Houston Rockets guard Reed Sheppard (15) reacts after scoring against the Washington Wizards during the third quarter at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Takeaways From the Rockets' Summer League Loss vs. Pistons

Houston's stretch of summer league dominance ends at the hands of Detroit.

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Apr 9, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green (4) warms up prior to the game against the Orlando Magic at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports
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Houston Rockets Over/Under Win Total Projects Very Little Improvement

Will the Houston Rockets be in for a leap during the 2024-25 NBA season?

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Jul 14, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Houston Rockets guard Reed Sheppard (15) shoots against the Washington Wizards during the third quarter at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Early Return on Reed Sheppard Garners Rookie of the Year Consideration

Houston Rockets rookie guard Reed Sheppard has played at such a high level in the 2024 Summer League that he's drawn praise and consideration as a potential Rookie of the Year finalist.

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Jun 26, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Reed Sheppard poses for photos with NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected third overall by the Houston Rockets in the first round of the 2024 NBA Draft at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
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Hawks Tabbed Rockets Rookie Reed Sheppard 'Patrick Mahomes Type Of Player' Pre-Draft

Are the Rockets getting the NBA's version of Patrick Mahomes in Reed Sheppard?

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Feb 14, 2024; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Houston Rockets head coach Ime Udoka (left) talks with center Alperen Sengun (28) during the first half against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets See Slight Rise in Latest Power Rankings

The Houston Rockets jumped in the latest power rankings, giving fans reason for optimism.

Anthony Duckett
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Jul 14, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Houston Rockets guard Reed Sheppard (15) dunks against the Washington Wizards during the third quarter at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Reed Sheppard Dominates in Rockets' Second-Straight Summer League Win

Sheppard had his second-straight 20-point game in the win against Washington

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Apr 9, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Rockets forward Cam Whitmore (7) warms up prior to a game against the Orlando Magic at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets' Cam Whitmore Ranks as Bleacher Report's 12th-Best Player in Summer League

Houston Rockets high-scoring forward Cam Whitmore came in as Bleacher Report's 12th-best player in the Summer League.

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Oct 2, 2022; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Rockets general manager Rafael Stone smiles before the preseason game against the San Antonio Spurs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets Draw Criticism Following Offseason Trade with Nets

The recent trade between the Houston Rockets and Brooklyn Nets sparked criticism for Houston's front office.

Anthony Duckett
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Jul 12, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Houston Rockets forward Cam Whitmore (7) drives the ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard Tommy Kuhse (31) during the first half at the Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets vs. Wizards Summer League Preview: How to Watch, Injury Reports, Lineups, More

The Houston Rockets will attempt to win their second consecutive Summer League game in a match against Alex Sarr and the Wizards.

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Feb 27, 2024; Portland, Oregon, USA; Portland Trail Blazers forward Jerami Grant (9) drives to the basket during the first half against Miami Heat forward Haywood Highsmith (24) at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Wayrynen-USA TODAY Sports
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Houston Rockets Shouldn't Consider Trading For Trail Blazers Forward

The Rockets should sit on their hands until the right move comes along.

Kade Kimble
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Jul 12, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA;  Houston Rockets forward Cam Whitmore (7) attempts to score a layup against Los Angeles Lakers forward Dalton Knecht (4) during the first half at the Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets vs. Wizards NBA Summer League Preview

Houston takes on an impressive Washington squad in a clash of offenses.

Jed Katz
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Jul 12, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA;  Houston Rockets guard Reed Sheppard (15) passes the ball between Los Angeles Lakers guard Bronny James (9) and forward Maxwell Lewis (21) during the first half at the Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets Rookie Draws Rave Reviews Following Summer League Debut

Houston Rockets rookie guard Reed Sheppard left everyone in awe following Friday night's Summer League debut.

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Jul 12, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Houston Rockets forward Cam Whitmore (7) drives the ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard Tommy Kuhse (31) during the first half at the Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets High-Flyer Cited as Too Good for Summer League

Houston Rockets forward, Cam Whitmore, was one of five players to be named too good for the 2024 Summer League.

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Jul 12, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Houston Rockets forward Cam Whitmore (7) drives the ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard Tommy Kuhse (31) during the first half at the Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
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Cam Whitmore Shines in Summer League Opener, Warranting a Bigger Role With the Rockets

The incoming sophomore forward is yet again proving why he needs more minutes in Houston.

Jed Katz
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Jul 12, 2024; Las Vegas, NV, USA;  Houston Rockets guard Reed Sheppard (15) dribbles the ball against Los Angeles Lakers guard Bronny James (9) during the first half at the Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets' Reed Sheppard Ranks Among Summer League's Top-Ten Players

Houston Rockets rookie Reed Sheppard ranked as one of Bleacher Report's top ten players in the Summer League.

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Jan 6, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Houston Rockets general manager Rafael Stone looks up on the court before the game against the Milwaukee Bucks at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets Face Questions for Adding Key Player to Summer League Roster

The Houston Rockets drew questions for adding a key player to their Summer League roster.

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Oct 2, 2023; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Hawks guard AJ Griffin (14) photographed during Hawks Media Day. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports
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A.J. Griffin Could Revive His Career With The Houston Rockets

The former Atlanta Hawk is given a second chance after being traded to the Rockets.

Jed Katz
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Jul 7, 2023; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Houston Rockets guard/forward Nate Hinton (62) passes the ball against the Portland Trail Blazers during the second half at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Lucas Peltier-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets Mentioned as Team to Watch in Summer League

The Houston Rockets were one of several teams mentioned as a team to watch in this year's Summer League.

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Mar 14, 2024; Houston, Texas, USA; Washington Wizards forward Corey Kispert (24) drives to the basket as Houston Rockets forward Dillon Brooks (9) defends during the third quarter at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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NBA Mock Trade: Houston Rockets Deal With Washington Wizards to Add Wing Depth

The Rockets could opt to bolster depth rather than trade for a star right now.

Kade Kimble
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Dec 27, 2023; Houston, Texas, USA; (from L-to-R) Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun (28), Houston Rockets guard Jalen Green (4) and Houston Rockets guard Fred VanVleet (5) sit on the bench during the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports
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Houston Rockets Rank Lowly in Updated NBA Power Rankings Following Free Agency

Could the Rockets have a move soon coming to increase their ranking?

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Jul 10, 2024; San Francisco, CA, USA; Los Angeles Lakers guard Bronny James Jr. (9) on defense against the Miami Heat during the fourth quarter at Chase Center. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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Rockets-Lakers Game Mentioned as One of Best Matchups in Summer League

The Houston Rockets' opening Summer League matchup has been cited as one of the best potential matchups in Vegas this year.

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Mar 10, 2024; Sacramento, California, USA; Houston Rockets center Alperen Sengun (28) dribbles against Sacramento Kings forward Domantas Sabonis (left) during the third quarter at Golden 1 Center. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports
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The Houston Rockets Should Not Consider Trading Alperen Sengun

The former Kansas Jayhawk has the potential be a great contributor in this league.

Jed Katz
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