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Justin Levine

Justin Levine is a commercial real estate investor and developer for Levcor, Inc., based in Houston, TX. Justin's business career includes experiences in Wall Street, private equity, media and tech. He has a B.S. from Northwestern University and an M.B.A. from The Wharton School. A lifelong Rockets fan since the team won it all, he regrets being too young to party on Richmond Avenue that fateful eve in '94. Twitter: @JustinLev

Houston Rockets 126, Golden State Warriors 121: Taking care of business

One of the defining characteristics of the Houston Rockets during the James Harden / Chris Paul era is how everyone, from the coaches to the players to front office, has avoided the histrionics of other NBA teams (I’m looking particularly at you, Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics), staying humble and emphasizing the importance of […]

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Utah Jazz 107, Houston Rockets 91: Human behavior

Through the first 3 games of this 1st round playoff matchup, the Rockets had seemed to have had the Jazz’s number. Utah, despite possessing the NBA’s second-best defensive rating during the regular season, adopted the Milwaukee Bucks’s method of guarding James Harden. This scheme of “shading Harden’s left”, thereby funneling him into the paint and […]

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Oklahoma City Thunder 112, Houston Rockets 111: Gut punched to the 4th seed

The Rockets had been on a roll entering tonight’s season finale against the Oklahoma City Thunder, being winners of the last six and convincingly blowing out its last four opponents by 30 points or more. They have had the second best net rating since the All-Star Break and owned the second best defense. The team […]

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