TAG: Chris Bosh

2014 Free Agency / Jul 18, 2014 / 3:15 pm

What’s all the Fuss About Rockets GM Daryl Morey?

Daryl Morey

So often we toss around terms like genius and savant without stopping to check the accuracy of such hyperbolic qualifying nouns. We take brilliant men and women and put them on a pedestal without continuing to make sure their performance in a given field matches the effusive praise. Incidentally, the popular conception of Rockets general manager Daryl Morey as a team-builder of the highest order has only recently started to be questioned. Read More »

NBA / Jul 18, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Chris Bosh Is Ready For The Challenge Presented By LeBron’s Departure

Chris Bosh

He was all but gone and nobody would have blamed him if he left.

But instead of departing for a more promising situation in Houston, Chris Bosh has decided to save the Miami Heat from immediate extinction as a NBA contender. Read More »

NBA / Jul 16, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Erik Spolestra Explains The “Madness” In Miami After LeBron’s Announcement

Dwyane Wade, Eric Spolestra, LeBron James

Last Friday was a crazy day for everyone in the NBA. When LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland, the free agency market officially opened for business. The Miami Heat were left scrambling after seeing the best player in the game leave town. Head coach Erik Spolestra detailed just how frightening the entire ordeal was. Read More »

Smack / Jul 14, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Chris Bosh Says Heat Are Title Contenders Without LeBron

Chris Bosh, LeBron James

Like Dwyane Wade when asked about LeBron James‘ decision to head back home to Cleveland, Chris Bosh had nothing respect for his former Heatles teammate, telling ESPN, “We’re going to be brothers regardless. There are no bitter feelings, man. It’s all love.” He also said the Heat will compete for a title despite the absence of James. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 14, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Rockets Will Go After Rondo & Love

Rajon Rondo

The Houston Rockets whiffed on Chris Bosh after he decided to go back to Miami for a longer max deal with larger yearly raises; they chose not to match Dallas’ sweetheart offer for Chandler Parsons, instead signing Trevor Ariza. Now comes word they’re still looking to make a splash by acquiring either Rajon Rondo or Kevin Love this summer. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 14, 2014 / 9:00 am

Parsons Joins Mavs After Rockets Fail to Match

Chandler Parsons

ESPN.com is reporting that the Rockets have declined to match the offer sheet Chandler Parsons signed with the Mavs worth $46 million over three years. This comes on the heels of the recent signing of Trevor Ariza, who will join the Rockets on a four-year deal worth $32 million. The Rockets have said that matching Parsons’ offer sheet was contingent on Chris Bosh agreeing to a max contract, but Bosh declined that offer yesterday and opted instead to stay in Miami on a reported five-year, $118 million deal. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 11, 2014 / 7:15 pm

Bosh Spurns Rockets, Decides To Stay With Heat

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade

In a shocking twist to an already frenzied day of free agency, Chris Bosh re-signed with the Miami Heat. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Smack / Jul 11, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Miami Fans Burning LeBron Jerseys & Defacing Murals After James’ Decision

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

As expected, LeBron James‘s decision to return to Cleveland is not going well in Miami. The level of hate spewing forth so quickly in Miami after the LeBron news broke might surprise some who thought juvenile reactions were only relegated to Northeastern Ohio. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 11, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Rockets Believe Bosh Will Commit Soon

Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh

The NBA’s biggest free agency domino has finally fallen. Now come the many, many others. In the wake of LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Houston Rockets believe they will sign Chris Bosh. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 10, 2014 / 9:45 am

Report: Lin Headed To Sixers If Rockets Sign Bosh

Jeremy Lin, Chris Bosh

As speculation continues to rise trumpeting LeBron James‘ possibly imminent decision to go to the Cavs after his meeting with Pat Riley on Wednesday evening, the aftershocks are being felt around the league, especially with the Rockets. The New York Daily News reports they’ve got a deal in place sending Jeremy Lin and a first-round draft pick to the Sixers if James leaves Miami and Chris Bosh signs the maximum contract offer from Houston. Read More »