Monthly Archives: April 2011

Post-game interview notes

As is known, this season marked my first time in an NBA lockerroom.  Here are some notes on individual players: Chuck Hayes – Easily my favorite guy on the team to interview.  Chuck is not only polite and courteous, but he is ‘raw.’  He actually internalizes his responses.  He’s also the guy who most made [...]

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Huq’s Pen: The Yao Premise

I wrote some time ago that I hoped the Rockets would make a clean break from the Yao era and move on, not bringing back the large man.  Several of you disagreed, citing that with minimal expectations, there was little to lose.  I’m still struggling to understand this reasoning but I wonder if we’re all [...]

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Posted Up Podcast: Rockets Part Ways with Rick Adelman

This week we try to make sense of the Houston Rockets’ and Rick Adelman’s recent divorce and find reasons why their separation is not our fault. Also, we discuss what the future might hold for both parties. Click the link below to hear all about it. Posted Up Podcast: On Rick Adelman Posted Up is [...]

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The Rockets Taking a Look at Dwane Casey

In even more “Holy Christ, we need a coach!” news, the Houston Rockets are unsurprisingly (and thankfully) taking a run at Dallas Mavericks assistant Dwane Casey. Via Marc Stein: Sources said that Casey is one of the more serious candidates on a long list of potential Houston targets to replace Rick Adelman, which stems partly [...]

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Rockets hot in pursuit of Mike Brown…?

Yahoo! Sports: Meanwhile, ESPN reports that the Rockets are in “hot pursuit” of former Cleveland Cavaliers coach Mike Brown, who compiled a record of 272-138 over five seasons there. The site notes, though, that the Detroit Pistons andIndiana Pacers “will also be in play” for his services. The direct source is a chat transcript from Chad Ford, not [...]

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