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December 10, 2010 at 12:32 pm

Houston Rockets – 44 Years of Tradition

If you haven’t been to a Houston Rockets game this season, you really need to go. The bar on the production value has been raised each season and the pregame videos alone are worth the price of admission. Continue reading

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November 5, 2010 at 1:03 pm

You Spin Me Right Round, Baby: Why Poor Defensive Rotations are Killing the Rockets

We’ve all been spoiled. During the Rudy Tomjanovich era, the Rockets didn’t have the best athletes or even the best one-on-one defenders (a certain center excepted), but they played lock down defense. When Jeff Van Gundy manned the ship, the team had an odd mix of players, none of whom were particularly big (another center excepted) or overly athletic, yet they were consistently one of the best defensive teams in the NBA. Continue reading

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