The Gift – Kevin McHale was absent from practice on Tuesday for personal reasons, which meant that assistant coach Kelvin Sampson had to step in and run practice and handle interviews. Dear readers, it’s a gift when Kelvin Sampson does interviews. He is candor con carne, and he offers insights about what the team wants [...]
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All That Power – Houston climbed to 5th in Marc Stein’s ESPN Power Rankings, one spot higher than (gasp) San Antonio. The committee of one writes: The sense I get, as noted in this Stein Line Live post, is that neither Houston nor Portland is very interested in exploring an Omer Asik trade at the [...]
Pricing Omer – Marc Stein worked the phones over the weekend to give some insight on where Omer Asik could land, and Philadelphia emerged as the no. 1 option: Keep your eye on Philadelphia. Front-runner would be overstating it, but the notion that the Sixers are a viable destination for Asik is increasingly making the [...]
Dwight Howard’s arrival in Houston signals the arrival of one of the most dominant players in basketball, along with one of the most polarizing personalities in sports. Here at Red94, we are embracing the drama of Superman’s first season as a Rocket with a weekly column: “DwightLife.” Are the Houston Rockets truly Dwight Howard’s team? [...]
BirdMester, Part One - Bill and Jalen are talking basketball again you guys! Here’s the video, and if you’re impatient you can skip it and read about what they say about the Rockets below the break.