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Will James Harden mature?

I was watching some old Youtube clips of Steve Francis this past weekend and reflecting back on that dark era in Rockets history.  When he came in, that rookie year, he was just an absolute sensation, viewed as almost a new-age Isiah Thomas.  He couldn’t handle a zone defense or run a fastbreak* to save [...]

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Houston Rockets go down in Summer League title game to Sacramento Kings

After leading the whole way HOU has completely collapsed here at the end. Guys should fit in well with the big league team. — RedNinetyFour (@RedNinetyFour) July 22, 2014 Don’t even act as if you’ve never admired or felt the urge to admire your own joke. As the tweet indicated, the local JV guys led [...]

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Epilogue: The Houston Rockets’ Chandler Parsons decision

Sufficient time has elapsed now since the Houston Rockets’ decision to not match the offer sheet signed by Chandler Parsons that I am confident it was the correct course of action.  I guess what they say is true: the passage of time truly does distance emotion. Regarding Parsons’ earlier comments this week aimed towards the [...]

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The Red94 Podcast: On Parsons, Rondo

In today’s episode, Forrest Walker and I break down the Parsons decision; the Rajon Rondo trade rumors are also heavily featured. Download this episode (right click and save) Subscribe to The Red94 Podcast on itunes.  

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Houston Rockets decline to match on Chandler Parsons, sun rises Monday morning

All of my initial reactions to this story are on Twitter. This is not the end of the world.  Friday, when Chris Bosh spurned the team, was the end of the world. I am definitely shocked by this news.  As I had written over the weekend, I fully expected the team to match on Parsons. [...]

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