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Houston Rockets Social Buzz: Summer League Version

By Tamberlyn Richardson
Jul 8, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; The Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans play an NBA Summer League game at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
Jul 8, 2016; Las Vegas, NV, USA; The Los Angeles Lakers and New Orleans Pelicans play an NBA Summer League game at Thomas & Mack Center. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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With playoffs over and free agency slowing Houston Rockets social media picked up with Vegas NBA Summer League  activity.

Several existing roster players and even newly signed free agents arrived in Vegas to support the young roster as they played 5 games.

Notably Sam Dekker put on a solid performance while K.J. McDaniels and Montrezl Harrell  both produced consistent outings.

Looking back here’s the most intriguing tweets and social media activity from the Houston Rockets NBA Summer League.

Patrick Beverley, James Harden seated with Mike D'Antoni. Also there are #Rockets Ryan Anderson and Clint Capela. pic.twitter.com/zVuvRe54Tn

— ClutchFans (@clutchfans) July 14, 2016

James Harden, Pat Beverley, Ryan Anderson, Clint Capela in front row with Mike D'Antoni, Tad Brown at Rockets summer league game.

— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) July 14, 2016

Where's Ryan Anderson? If he's not there he better be getting some shots up. https://t.co/ayPk1wNWiA

— Russell Sigler (@Siggy116) July 14, 2016

Got the W in our #NBASummer League finale!

Rockets 92 l Bucks 89

Harrell: 20pts/4ast/8reb
Dekker:17pts/4ast/8reb pic.twitter.com/EhNUzKYowT

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) July 16, 2016

https://twitter.com/HoustonRockets/status/754111292873453568

Montrezl Harrell led the @HoustonRockets to a win against the @Bucks @MONSTATREZZ had 20 pts & 8 rebounds #NBASummer pic.twitter.com/kZLeiEDGTB

— NBASummerLeague (@NBASummerLeague) July 16, 2016

I'm sure he'll spend as much time as possible with RGV. He's 19. The Development League would be a place to develop. https://t.co/sbESl4H0he

— 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

Zhou Qi with the soft roll on the basket for 2. Bring him over now! Pay anything!

— The Dream Shake (@DreamShakeSBN) July 25, 2016

Rockets fans should tune in to the USA China exhibition. Second round draft pick Zhou Qi is getting some run.

— The Dream Shake (@DreamShakeSBN) July 25, 2016

Final thought on Zhou Qi: Rockets should put an NBA-level conditioning coach in Shanghai now to save them a year or two in Houston.

— The Dream Shake (@DreamShakeSBN) July 25, 2016

Thoughts on Zhou Qi: Rockets lose nothing with him staying in China for another year. Body isn't ready for the NBA at 7'2" 220.

— The Dream Shake (@DreamShakeSBN) July 25, 2016

Thoughts on Zhou Qi: Impossible to know what he will be. Far too thin to match up with NBA bigs. Defensively, he was overpowered by USA.

— The Dream Shake (@DreamShakeSBN) July 25, 2016

Zhou Qi high scorer vs team USA tonight #toughopponent

— Daryl Morey (@dmorey) July 27, 2016

Examining Houston Rockets Sam Dekker Summer League Performance #nba @spacecity_scoop: A season marred by injury and… https://t.co/XS4Y8wL7Yv

— NBA Feeds (@nbafeeds_) July 23, 2016

Rockets' Montrezl Harrell 2016 NBA Summer League Highlights https://t.co/fe0eWcoFYq pic.twitter.com/q5nsPLD12K

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRRockets) July 21, 2016

This summer, former #Viper @MONSTATREZZ smashed the rim and opponents
????#RGV #SmashedIt
https://t.co/IS09xoVJ4d

— RGV Vipers (@RGVVipers) July 21, 2016

Sam Dekker Full 2016 Summer League Highlights – 14.4 PPG, 5.6 RPG, 2.4 APG#Rockets @dekker https://t.co/DODdchJmCw

— Dawkins (@DawkinsMTA) July 20, 2016

#HoustonRockets #Forum Rockets' Summer League Impressions https://t.co/nE2rxJT0Ew

— Rockets Fans (@RocketsViews) July 18, 2016

The Rockets had five games in Vegas, and we have a better idea of where the young bucks are. Five takeaways: https://t.co/I9vnk5WSh5

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

Young Rockets Showing Promise In Summer League – TFB https://t.co/1Il7gm8gJ7 pic.twitter.com/PSR7v6JRbk

— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRRockets) July 16, 2016

I liked a @YouTube video https://t.co/Mm9rrL9ZTK D'Antoni Interview – Bucks vs Rockets – July 15, 2016 – 2016 NBA Summer League

— 4,810-115-1,926 (@Harlem19therare) July 16, 2016

#NBA Houston #Rockets lose heart breaker in Vegas NBA Summer League playoffs https://t.co/mKNuTvJHxU pic.twitter.com/35nvkkNwZ7

— Warriors Fan Zone (@Warriors_FZ) July 16, 2016

Sam Dekker continued his hot play with the Rockets in NBA Summer League action: 17pts, 8reb & 4ast in tonight's win. https://t.co/kRXkwc1fRj

— Wisconsin Basketball (@BadgerMBB) July 16, 2016

K.J. McDaniels Summer League Highlights vs Warriors (25p/9/4/3/2) #Rocketshttps://t.co/WZe5LxUEz9

— Marco M (@ShowMeTheMorey) July 14, 2016

Andre Cantalogo @dededeco examines Montrezl Harrell's Summer League performance #Harrell #Rockets https://t.co/ckzfsmRK2a

— Space City Scoop (@SpaceCity_Scoop) July 27, 2016

ICYMI Andre Cantalogo @dededeco examines Sam Dekker Summer League performance #Rockets #Dekker https://t.co/mopUwyn7m9

— Space City Scoop (@SpaceCity_Scoop) July 27, 2016

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