Author Archives: Rob Dover

2013-14 Regular Season Retrospective

It is the nature of modern sports coverage and fandom to be constantly looking onwards to what is to come. The playoffs are going to be awesome this year, some of the kids in the draft are going to be superstars and you’d better have one eye on your cap sheet for when all the [...]

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Minnesota Timberwolves 112, Houston Rockets 110: Is it Lebron? Is it Durant? No, it’s…Corey Brewer?!

The Rockets have very little to show from tonight’s performance. They played lackadaisically for much of the game, the starters didn’t get any rest and they didn’t even get a win to show for it as the Timberwolves pulled out the victory on the back of Gorgui Dieng’s late game-winner. With the playoffs coming up, [...]

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LA Clippers 118, Houston Rockets 107 – Fortunately not a playoff preview

The Clippers have been an awful match-up for the Rockets ever since Chris Paul arrived there, and they secured their 11th win in 12 games against Houston tonight. It was an injury hit affair – as well as the absence of Patrick Beverley (whose meniscus tear has caused much gnashing of teeth) there was no [...]

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Houston Rockets 100, Charlotte Bobcats 89 – Practicing for the main event

The Charlotte Bobcats are one of the teams in the league with the most left to play for – to give their first visit to the playoffs in four years a chance of going well, they need to avoid the Pacers and the Heat in the first round and are pushing hard to catch up [...]

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Houston Rockets 129, Minnesota Timberwolves 106 – Balance of power

The Rockets were handed the benefit of the schedule tonight as the Minnesota Timberwolves came into town off the back of an overtime game against Dallas the night before. Though the Timberwolves came out of the gates quickly, they faded noticeably as the game went on and the Rockets slowly but surely pushed the game [...]

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