Patrick Harrel

  • joined Jun 07, 2010
  • last login Jul 27, 2014
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I'm the editor at The Dream Shake and a fan of all things Houston sports.

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On Chandler Parsons, breaking up


There is no easy way to split up. We look at why nobody will care about Chandler Parsons and James Harden's post-breakup comments when actual basketball season rolls around.

GORILLA DUNKS for all! Rockets sign Dorsey, Adrien


Remind me what year it is?

Rockets decline option to match Parsons contract

The Rockets have opted not to match the Chandler Parsons offer sheet, allowing the small forward to go to Dallas on a 3 year, $46 million deal.

Rockets to sign Ariza to four year deal

The Rockets have agreed to sign Trevor Ariza to a four year deal. The plot thickens in free agency.

Rockets emerge as third team in Bulls, Lakers deal


According to a number of reports, the Rockets have entered discussions with the Bulls and Lakers in a three team deal that sends Pau Gasol to Chicago.

Rockets now turn attention to........Trevor Ariza?


After getting turned down by the prettiest girl at the party, the Rockets may be getting a little bit desperate.

Chris Bosh spurns Rockets, re-signs with Heat


After reportedly coming close to an agreement with the Rockets today, Chris Bosh has decided to remain with the Heat.

Rockets close in on Chris Bosh signing


According to a number of reports, the Rockets are closing in on a deal to sign Chris Bosh after LeBron James agreed to sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Jeremy Lin traded to Los Angeles Lakers


The Rockets have made their first move towards securing cap space for Chris Bosh, sending Jeremy Lin to the Lakers.

Lakers, Rockets talking Lin trade


With the Rockets moving into position to sign Chris Bosh, Daryl Morey is reportedly talking to the Lakers on a Jeremy Lin trade

Rockets to match Parsons offer if Bosh signs first


In not terribly surprising news, the Rockets plan on retaining Chandler Parsons if they are also able to sign Chris Bosh, Jonathan Feigen writes.

This picture makes me sick


Chandler Parsons and Mark Cuban are apparently celebrating the offer sheet the Mavericks and Parsons agreed to. The picture makes me sick.

Lin trade agreed to with Sixers, report says


A report by Liberty Ballers indicates that the Rockets have agreed to a Jeremy Lin deal, contingent on the Rockets signing Chris Bosh.

Bosh to sign with Rockets if LeBron leaves Miami


If LeBron James does leave Miami to sign with the Cavaliers, Chris Bosh will be a Houston Rocket, ESPN says.

Jason Friedman to leave Rockets.com


The Rockets may have taken their biggest loss of the off-season as Jason Friedman has announced his departure from the team.

Rockets intensifying Bosh courtship, reports say

According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Rockets are courting Chris Bosh as they seek to find a third star in free agency.

Kyle Lowry spurns Rockets, re-signs in Toronto


According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Kyle Lowry has turned down the Rockets' overtures to return to Toronto.

Morey addresses Lin jersey number concerns


The Rockets used Jeremy Lin's number in a free agency pitch to Carmelo Anthony. Daryl Morey addressed the criticism of the move tonight.

Parsons certain to be back, Dwight Howard says


Chandler Parsons is out meeting with NBA teams as the Rockets chase Carmelo Anthony. However, according to Dwight Howard, Parsons' return is "not a question mark."

Lin "felt disrespected" by signs at Toyota Center


The Rockets plastered Carmelo Anthony's face all over the Toyota Center in a Rockets jersey. Jeremy Lin was not thrilled that they used his number.

Report: Rockets talking Lin trade with 76ers


The Rockets will have to trade Jeremy Lin if they are to sign Carmelo Anthony, and one report says they are discussing him with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Rockets plaster Carmelo's face all over stadium


The Rockets are meeting with Carmelo Anthony today. They, like the Chicago Bulls, have turned their stadium into a Carmelo paradise.

Rockets interested in Paul Pierce


We aren't even two hours into free agency, and the Rockets have already been connected to another player. This time, it's Paul Pierce.

Rockets start free agency period with Kyle Lowry


Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the Rockets are interested in signing Kyle Lowry. Could the former Rocket come back to Houston?

Rockets pitch to Carmelo Anthony revealed


The Rockets will meet with Carmelo Anthony on Wednesday. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle has the details of their pitch to him.

Rockets to meet with Carmelo on July 2nd


The Bulls will get the first crack at Carmelo Anthony, but the Rockets won't have to wait long before they get their chance on July 2nd.

Chance to sign LeBron fading as FA approaches


The Rockets have big plans to try and sign LeBron James. Why it seems unlikely that the Heat star will leave the confines of Miami.

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