Author Archives: Derek Davidson

Timberwolves 121, Rockets 111: Limping into the All-Star Break

Last year when the Rockets played the Timberwolves in the playoffs, I got to attend my first playoff game. I live in Minneapolis, and I was excited to see my team come through town. The crowd seemed happy enough just to be there, and you could say the same of the Timberwolves, who didn’t put […]

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Rockets 114, Knicks 110: P.J. Tucker enters fugue state, Harden cares not.

Let’s start this recap in the same way I might start any article on this site: Harden was outrageous. He scored 61 points on 62.2% true shooting. He grabbed 15 rebounds, six of which were offensive and many of which were highly contested. He had five steals to go with his typical strong post defense. […]

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Houston Rockets 138, Los Angeles Lakers 134: Exorcising the ghost of losses past

So this game was mostly about shaking the memory of Spencer Dinwiddie’s fourth quarter explosion from Wednesday night. The Rockets were down big at the half and battled back to within three with five seconds left in regulation. Rockets Twitter PTSD flared up in the fourth, with each questionable call by Tony Brothers sending a […]

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