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Houston Rockets Social Buzz: Off Season Version

By Tamberlyn Richardson
Apr 13, 2016; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards center Nene Hilario (42) looks to pass as Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore (24) attempts to steal the ball during the second half at Verizon Center. Washington Wizards defeated Atlanta Hawks 109-98. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
Apr 13, 2016; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards center Nene Hilario (42) looks to pass as Atlanta Hawks forward Kent Bazemore (24) attempts to steal the ball during the second half at Verizon Center. Washington Wizards defeated Atlanta Hawks 109-98. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports
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While Houston Rockets social media has slowed this off season, the free agency signings have provided some intriguing  activity.

Houston Rockets initially signed Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon though the biggest news of the off season may have been the extension of James Harden‘s contract.

Looking back to July 1st, SCS serves up the most intriguing tweets and social media activity of free agency and the off season:

James Harden inks four-year $118M extension as Rockets sign Ryan Anderson, Eric Gordon https://t.co/MmyvV0Lztl via @spinph

— Migo Jose (@MigoAfro123) July 10, 2016

Eric Gordon's known James Harden since high school. "Chemistry-wise we'll all fit in." #Rockets

— Brian T. Smith (@ChronBrianSmith) July 9, 2016

Hardens assist per game are gonna rise with true shooters like Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon on our team. Perfect for Dantoni's system.

— Arron Arora (@been_finessin) July 3, 2016

#HoustonRockets #GoRockets #HTown Familiarity between Rockets' Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon should make for c.. https://t.co/aEM9mjOuHO

— Rockets Fans (@RocketsViews) July 10, 2016

Still teammates. #Rockets@ryananderson33@TheofficialEG10 pic.twitter.com/xh2E5HiCc1

— ‼️ROCKETS‼️ (@geraldyu14) July 3, 2016

Houston shot 34.7% from 3-PT this year.

Ryan Anderson is 37.7% for his career.
Eric Gordon is 38.3% for his career.

— Red Nation Hoops (@RedNationHoops) July 10, 2016

Rockets Sign Free Agents Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon | Houston Rockets https://t.co/LNh2FZQZjn pic.twitter.com/9hDn1le9MP

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRRockets) July 10, 2016

Hear from the newest Rockets @ryananderson33 & @TheofficialEG10.

Full press conference » https://t.co/a09xltKi0y pic.twitter.com/YaGvHAgL6i

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) July 10, 2016

Welcome to #Houston, Ryan Anderson & Eric Gordon! Ryan will wear # 3 and Eric will wear # 10. #Rockets #NBA pic.twitter.com/gSMb2ZkqRn

— Eric Johnson (@EJTotalZone) July 11, 2016

Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon Introductory Press Conference | Houston Rockets https://t.co/u7dxA1SWFh pic.twitter.com/MyTijzjSXE

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRRockets) July 11, 2016

Rockets re-sign James Harden, introduce Ryan Anderson and E… https://t.co/MXeCVzBfm5 | https://t.co/GEOYS5E4Ll pic.twitter.com/3040vk2Zq4

— Houston Top News (@HoustonTopNews) July 11, 2016

They've arrived! Ryan Anderson & Eric Gordon #Rockets @kprc2 pic.twitter.com/KBLHJ1RDDL

— Lainie Fritz (@KPRC2Lainie) July 9, 2016

Ryan Anderson's dream to play for Rockets finally comes true – Houston Chronicle https://t.co/RCHIn4GoQM

— basket (@basketnoti) July 12, 2016

With Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon on the team, Harden can get about 10 assists per game #FearTheBeard https://t.co/eJGQu0qDGH

— Basketball Kingdom (@basketballkngdm) July 12, 2016

Not a super-team, but I can't wait to see them play! #Rockets@JHarden13 @ryananderson33 @TheofficialEG10 pic.twitter.com/pWVWeb4yRQ

— ‼️ROCKETS‼️ (@geraldyu14) July 13, 2016

PHOTOS from today's introduction of @ryananderson33 & @TheofficialEG10: https://t.co/F5jA7KYJRq pic.twitter.com/t2mEazNVDR

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) July 9, 2016

Daryl Morey posted on Facebook this photo of James Harden, Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon working out together. pic.twitter.com/uprhlRnENK

— ClutchFans (@clutchfans) July 13, 2016

We talk about Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon joining the Rockets https://t.co/IzDeACd2Ms

— The Dream Shake (@DreamShakeSBN) July 13, 2016

Takeaways from Houston Rockets introduction of Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon https://t.co/vYNzpbMlrG

— Rockets Update (@RocketsUpdate) July 17, 2016

At @TodaysFastbreak, I wrote about the #FantasyBasketball impact of Ryan Anderson & Eric Gordon going to Houston: https://t.co/aQQd2rZL0M

— Bryan Toporek (@btoporek) July 3, 2016

What a great honor catching up with coach! I look forward to help @HoustonRockets any way I can! #blessed #thankful pic.twitter.com/QFTC362MCP

— Nene Hilario (@NeneHilario42) July 19, 2016

NEW: My column on what adding Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon means for the #Rockets, and why it's more than shooting:https://t.co/Q3UscuB2vo

— Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) July 4, 2016

https://twitter.com/geraldyu14/status/751252317152931840

https://twitter.com/dchristopher_23/status/751896350732812288

#Rockets squad working out together. https://t.co/mEkp6uKEC6@JHarden13 @TheofficialEG10 @TrevorAriza @patbev21 pic.twitter.com/HwJk0DCLkB

— ‼️ROCKETS‼️ (@geraldyu14) July 16, 2016

Think #Pelicans writer @BDawsonWrites explains quite well how Ryan Anderson and Eric Gordon could fit with D'Antoni:https://t.co/X2DaPWJkTD

— Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) July 20, 2016

Trying to nail down what Donatas Motiejunas’ next contract with the Rockets could look like https://t.co/H3xrKBURgU

— The Dream Shake (@DreamShakeSBN) July 18, 2016

Donatas Motiejunas (@DonatasMot) talking with #Rockets &other teams:"If it ends up I'm coming back,I'm really happy" https://t.co/6BohXaSgLu

— Mark Berman (@MarkBermanFox26) July 20, 2016

https://twitter.com/NeneHilario42/status/755790029276995584

Official: Rockets Sign Free Agent @NeneHilario42.

Full Press Release » https://t.co/rRjLcOPGap pic.twitter.com/XPdw2FhnkQ

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) July 20, 2016

Report: Rockets sign No. 37 pick Chinanu Onuaku to fully guaranteed three-year contract https://t.co/GlPVZiEJl1

— ProBasketballTalk (@nbcprobballtalk) July 20, 2016

Rockets to sign Chinanu Onuaku to three-year deal; Nene to one-year contract https://t.co/5uwdYJKAyw via @houstonchron

— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) July 20, 2016

Payton II, Wiltjer, Taylor can still sign two-year deals. At this point, order unimportant as it was with Onuaku. https://t.co/hCDhqUbQoz

— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) July 20, 2016

Welcome to the Rockets @NeneHilario42 ! Some highlights from last season https://t.co/Rlj1x5ngZX

— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) July 20, 2016

Yes, Pablo Prigioni is even older than Jason Terry — but his game is more diversified. A pure shooter with a fading shot doesn't age well.

— Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) July 21, 2016

Jason Terry just confirmed to us on @SiriusXMNBA he was notified by the Rockets a few days ago he will not be brought back to Houston.

— Justin Termine (@TermineRadio) July 21, 2016

Rockets' Pablo Prigioni: Signs two-year deal with Rockets on Wednesday https://t.co/P5bwvNA6WI #PabloPrigioni #FantasyBasketball

— NBA News (@PlayerlineNBA) July 15, 2016

Up to 17 when Prigioni, Taylor, Wiltjer, Payton sign. D-Mo could be 18. Can bring 20 to camp, 15 to opening night. https://t.co/gMchyaCthC

— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) July 20, 2016

Multiple NBA Teams Showing Interest in Rockets’ Restricted Free Agent Donatas Motiejunas https://t.co/HvBOld1cpX @danfavale

— Anklesnap (@anklesnap) July 21, 2016

NBA Vet Bobby Brown to Join Rockets for Training Camp: NBA sources confirm vet guard Bobby Brown will join th… https://t.co/csD2FWCXvs

— Basketball Insiders (@BBallInsiders) July 24, 2016

How the Houston Rockets will replace Dwight Howard: https://t.co/rYW5rqikfC pic.twitter.com/JPQSYAzIkp

— The Sports Quotient (@SportsQuotient) July 23, 2016

https://twitter.com/HoustonRockets/status/757621661617180672

.@SprungOnSports on Motiejunas negotiations: "The longer it draws out, the better it is for Morey and the #Rockets."https://t.co/2TkDvBW0zP

— Ben DuBose (@BenDuBose) July 26, 2016

https://twitter.com/HoustonRockets/status/758061763266908160

SCS will update as free agency news develops. For now if you’re a fan who wants to follow free agency closely consider checking out my Free Agency Profiles for all 30 teams:

Next: Updated Free Agency Report

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