Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Greatest Rockets Fan of All Time

Basketball is a sport where some of the audience sits just feet from the game. Some of its fans become part of the backdrop. Great plays and great moments include fans that are courtside. Television also offers high profile fans the opportunity to become visible cheerleaders to both the players and the general audience. For [...]

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On the NBA: Nightly Nonsense- 1.31.11

I watch a borderline-insane amount on NBA basketball. Come read about what I think I saw… Boston Celtics 109, Los Angeles Lakers 96 I’ve been trying to storyboard this one in my head. There should likely be more gray as I recall the Boston/LA relationship of the 80′s that I did not live through (but [...]

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Update: Yao Ming’s injury exception

Two weeks ago, the Rockets’ received the salary cap exception they had applied for after Yao Ming was lost for the season. This would have enabled the team to add a player within the $5.875 million exception. It expires today, and, according to chron.com’s Jonathan Feigen, it appears it will go unused. This is of [...]

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Offseason targets

Was watching the Celtics handle the Lakers yesterday afternoon and remembered that Kendrick Perkins is still actually alive.  There is probably little chance of the Celtics letting him go, but this is the guy in my opinion that the Rockets absolutely must prioritize on their offseason wish-list.  An elite defender, Perk could instantly slide in [...]

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Talk of the Moment: Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs

Houston Rockets vs. San Antonio Spurs Saturday, 7:30pm CST @ San Antonio Join us in the chatroom during gametime.

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