By: rahat huq
I teamed up with Jason Friedman of Rockets.com for a season preview of sorts, tackling some of the questions many of us have had on our minds. I hope you'll check it out in its entirety, but here is an excerpt below:
Today the team boasts two all-world talents, a bevy of burgeoning young players and a wide-ranging cadre of characters armed with veteran experience, savvy and an ability to fill the roles that every club with championship aspirations requires of its supporting cast. General Manager Daryl Morey has made no secret of the fact that more work remains to be done, but thanks to an immeasurable amount of labor, vision and yes, luck, Houston has inserted itself back into the title-contending conversation -- a remarkable feat given where this franchise stood in the not-so-distant past.