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Harden’s Main MVP Competitors: The Greek Freak and PG-13

With the festivities of All-Star weekend now behind us, it’s time to look ahead towards the 2nd portion of the NBA season. As the playoff picture starts to take shape, so will the minds of the media in regard to which players they believe should be award recipients at the end of the season – […]

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On Tilman Fertitta’s acquisition of the Houston Rockets: Concurring in part and dissenting in part

While this year’s trade deadline might foreshadow more penny-pinching on the part of the new Rockets owner, patience is the order of the day, not wishcasting for an immediate contender.

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On Tilman Fertitta’s acquisition of the Houston Rockets [Part 2]

In Part 1 of my ongoing discussion of Tilman Fertitta’s acquisition of the Houston Rockets, I looked at how the Landry’s, Inc. CEO acquired the team, as well as his rationale for doing so. The acquisition, at $2.2 billion, was the most expensive in NBA history.    With the trade deadline having elapsed this past Thursday, […]

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