Author Archives: Paul McGuire

Phoenix Suns 124, Houston Rockets 115: This is the end

Okay, that’s not totally true. I expected the Houston Rockets to come out angry and give the Phoenix Suns the lashing of a lifetime. And they did…for the first quarter. Then the old problems asserted themselves. Turnovers. Getting the defensive rebound. An inability to produce on offense with Harden on the floor. Lack of hustle. […]

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Houston Rockets 118, Oklahoma City Thunder 110: Let the young guys play

The Houston Rockets have won 38 games. And there have not been many of those wins where I switched off my TV happy with what I saw. Today was different. In the best Houston Rockets victory since they shut down the San Antonio Spurs on Christmas, the Rockets just plain fought against the Oklahoma City […]

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Chicago Bulls 103, Houston Rockets 100: Failure

If there is anything I have learned about the NBA after this Houston Rockets season, it is the importance of coaching. I have long held that in the NBA, you will have about five or so coaches who actively harm their team and five or so coaches who really help their team. Every other coach […]

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