Category Archives: musings

‘Musings’ are not quite ‘essays’ but rather shorter nuggets of analysis, queries, responses etc.

Revisiting Hartenstein

You’ll remember that last week, I mused that Isaiah Hartenstein, despite a team leading net rating, was the weakest link in the rotation and a strong candidate to be replaced in the rotation at some point in the season. After a few more outings, I’m not sure I still stand by that opinion. It’s true […]

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What to make of Rockets rookie center Isaiah Hartenstein?

I’m struggling with what I should make of Rockets rookie center Isaiah Hartenstein. I thought he was terrible until I saw today that he leads the team in net rating at +26.0. There’s really nothing he seems able to do at a high level based on the eye test. He’s not particularly quick or athletic, […]

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What’s next after failed Butler pursuit?

I wrote my thoughts on the aftermath of the failed Butler pursuit for Forbes yesterday. So what’s next now for the Rockets? Do they use the same slew of picks to target other options? You’d think they almost have to, when considering they were past the point of hedging on the future the second Chris […]

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