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Junior Achievement program helps students learn about the world of work HOUSTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, March 23, more than 500 high school students from 20 different school groups will have the opportunity to "practice sports management" courtesy of Spectra Energy.
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey has been re-signed to an undisclosed contract. Morey is starting his fourth season with the NBA club and third leading its basketball operations.
The Houston Rockets said center Yao Ming had successful surgery Tuesday to repair a broken bone in his left foot.
Veteran Houston Rockets center Yao Ming has decided to undergo surgery on his fractured left foot and likely will miss the 2009-10 season, the team said Friday. The 7-foot-6 all-star suffered the injury during Houston's 89-70 Game 3 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals. After much thought and reflection, I have decided to have surgery on my left foot, Yao said in a statement on the team's Web site.
Free agent forward Trevor Ariza of the LA Lakers has signed a contract with the Rockets, swapping places with forward Ron Artest, the Houston Chronicle said. The newspaper reported being told by an undisclosed source the 6-foot-8 Ariza, 24, signed a five-year, $33 million deal late Thursday. The 6-foot-7 inch Artest, 29, had told ESPN Thursday he has reached a verbal agreement with the Lakers and will play for the mid-level exception, roughly $18 million for three years. Artest added the...
Ron Artest has decided to sign with the Los Angeles Lakers, the free agent forward told CBSsports.com in a text message. Artest said in the message he was in Los Angeles to complete a deal with the Lakers and he did not care about the money. The Los Angeles Times reported the Lakers could pay Artest as much as $32 million over five seasons, which would actually be a pay cut.
A hairline fracture in Houston Rockets center Yao Ming's left foot could keep him sidelined next season and may end his career, the team doctor said Monday.
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming is considering other treatment options for his broken left foot, the Houston Chronicle said. The Chronicle report said the decision concurs with team doctors after a bone scan late Wednesday showed Yao's hairline fracture has not healed since it occurred in a May 8 playoff game against the Los Angeles Lakers. The 7-foot center returned to Houston this week for tests he hoped would clear him to resume workouts. He had flown home to China for several weeks. Yao...
Houston Rockets guard Tracy McGrady is recovering from arthroscopic left shoulder surgery, team officials said Saturday.