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What went wrong for the Houston Rockets in 2016? – Part 8

I wrote back on August 3 that Ty Lawson was the biggest key to the Houston Rockets’ 2015-2016 season.  Lawson, of course, was a complete and unmitigated disaster, going on to average just 5.8 points and 3.4 assists on 39% shooting in 53 very forgettable games.  He was the biggest flop that I can remember […]

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What went wrong for the Houston Rockets in 2016? – Part 7

We talked in Part 5 about the apparent paradox of the Rockets’ offense: despite our most prominent recollections, the Rockets were a consistently good offensive team in 2016 in all of the circumstances in which we possessed measurable data.  I just couldn’t help myself though.  After watching the team lose what seemed like countless games […]

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What went wrong for the Houston Rockets in 2016? – Part 6

James Harden spoke of the desire to get more efficient this season, even mentioning the possibility of playing off the ball.  Thus far, all of the attention has been on Harden’s defense, a topic already so thoroughly dissected that I’ll steer clear.  I know he was bad on that end, so I’m not going to […]

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