Jan 29, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Houston Rockets small forward Robert Covington (33) during warmups before the game against the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. The Rockets defeated the Mavericks 117-115. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Bayou City Weekend Headlines: Robert Covington Takes Home D-League All-Star Game MVP


Though overshadowed by many other events and parties this weekend, Robert Covington put up a great performance at this weekend’s D-League All-Star Game. Covington dropped 33 points to go along with 6 rebounds in 3 steals as he continues to shine in the D-League. Covington is under contract with the Rockets and will continue to shuttle back and forth between Rio Grande and Houston. Check out the rest of the links for more.

 

Houston Astros

  • Evan Drellich (Houston Chronicle) on the veteran pitchers with the youngsters.

“When you’re older than a lot of the guys, you kind of know that people are going to look to you and see how you do things. I know I always did that when I was younger,” Feldman said. “So I just want to be myself and make sure that I’m a good example for some of the younger guys as well.

  • Brian McTaggart (MLB.com) on Mark Appel’s recovery.
  • Julia Morales (CSN Houston) (Video) of Josh Zeid and Jarred Cosart packing for Spring Training.
  • Astros tweet of the weekend…

 

Houston Rockets

  • Jonathan Feigen (Houston Chronicle) says you shouldn’t rule out a Rockets trade.

The Rockets are expected to be as active as ever in talks and as likely to make a move by next Thursday’ deadline as they were before their run to the All-Star break.

  • Will Grubb (CBS Houston) with 10 observations about the Rockets at the ASB.
  • CSN Houston on D-League MVP Robert Convington.
  • Rockets tweet of the weekend…

 

Houston Texans

  • John McClain (Houston Chronicle) on Johnny Manziel’s quest to being selected #1.

Manziel – flamboyant on and off the field – is determined to show the Texans he’s more than just a Heisman Trophy winner with a trademark nickname and more than a prospect whose natural ability can border on brilliance. He wants to demonstrate a laser-like focus and an endless drive for perfection.

  • Dave Zangaro (CSN Houston) with 20 thoughts about the Texans.
  • Joe Soriano (NFL Spin Zone) on if Matt Schaub is headed for a bounce back year.
  • Texans tweet of the weekend…

 

 

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