Author Archives: Forrest Walker

LeBron’s heading to Cleveland, is a Bosh move next?

The big news has finally hit, and the adage was right: where there’s smoke, there’s fire, and LeBron is back in Cleveland. A mere week ago this seemed like idle speculation and whimsy. Today, however, the news broke via an article by Sports Illustrated’s Lee Jenkins. Not only is this huge news for the league [...]

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On being the bad guys

There’s a shadow at the edges of Houston’s awareness, close enough to make you glance in that direction, but fleeting enough that you can choose to ignore it. It’s a real concern that’s been largely ignored so far, but it’s about to hit another level in the coming weeks. The Rockets and their followers may [...]

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The Agony of Victory

2014 is not 2013. Seems obvious, doesn’t it? All you have to do is look at someone’s phone, or a computer, or a television and there it is: 2014. But for a few days this June, it seemed like last year. The San Antonio Spurs and the Miami Heat had met up for an NBA [...]

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Owned and operated: why Houston should be glad for Rockets’ owner

If there’s one takeaway for the Houston Rockets in the weeks since their last game, it’s that it could be so much worse. Losing in spectacular fashion is going to sting, and it’s going to sting for about a year. There are coaching problems and personnel problems and discipline problems. There are good reasons for [...]

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Kevin Love and a trip to the trade machine

Quick heads up, the Houston Rockets have been connected via trade rumors to a major star. This is the fourth time in four summers, and the last two actually went through, so maybe there’s a pattern emerging. After not landing a franchise caliber player in at least nine minutes, Houston’s due for another one, right? [...]

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