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Billionaire Dan Friedkin Interested in Sale of Rockets

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Houston billionaire Dan Friedkin, owner and CEO of Gulf States Toyota and the president and CEO of the Friedkin Group, acknowledged in a statement released to FOX 26 Sports that he is interested in buying the Houston Rockets franchise.

“I’ve expressed interest in exploring the purchase of the Houston Rockets,” Friedkin said in a statement released by his company. “Les Alexander has done an outstanding job building a high caliber organization with a winning tradition.  Over the years we have enjoyed a close partnership with the Rockets and Les through Toyota’s naming rights of the arena. “As a Rockets fan and Houstonian it would be exciting and a privilege to build on the storied legacy of NBA basketball in this city.”

Source: Mark Berman of Fox 26 Houston

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Hawks, Thunder, 76ers Agree to Three-Team Trade

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Oklahoma City has agreed to trade Carmelo Anthony and a protected 2022 first-round pick to Atlanta for point guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala, league sources tell ESPN. Anthony will be waived, and he will join team of his choice. Rockets are frontrunner.

Sources: Muscala ($5M) is likely headed for a third team in near future. OKC GM Sam Presti and coach Billy Donovan were given permission to talk with Schroder, and they’re enthusiastic about partnership. OKC wants more speed, another ball handler.

Sources: As part of multi-team Carmelo Anthony/Dennis Schröder deal, Atlanta’s Mike Muscala will go to Philadelphia, 76ers’ Timothé Luwawu-Cabarrot will be traded to Oklahoma City and 76ers’ Justin Anderson to Atlanta.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania on Twitter

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Celtics, Marcus Smart Agree to Deal

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Restricted free agent Marcus Smart has agreed to a four-year, $52M deal to return to the Boston Celtics, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

Sources: Shams Charania on Twitter

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2018 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Mavericks, Yogi Ferrell Agree to Deal

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Sources: Free agent Yogi Ferrell has agreed to a two-year, $5.3M deal to re-sign with the Dallas Mavericks. Ferrell was promised the backup shooting guard position to start next season.


Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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