Monthly Archives: March 2012

Patterson, Hayes and Boykins

As I had written last week, the Rockets had been feeding Patrick Patterson in the paint pretty aggressively in recent games.  They went away from that last night and it paid off with the big man hitting some huge jumpers down the stretch.  I think the team needs to abandon the idea of Pat in [...]

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[video] Earl Boykins joins Rockets, Chuck Hayes returns

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Goran Dragic vs. Kyle Lowry: Looking into the numbers

The Houston Rockets currently employ two very good point guards: Goran Dragic and Kyle Lowry.  With Dragic an unrestricted free agent next summer, and Lowry already locked up, the team will face an unenviable decision.  Over the next few months, I will look into some of the factors that will play a role in the [...]

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Open question: Cheap shots against the Rockets

Last night, Nate Robinson tackled Goran Dragic to the floor.  Two nights before, Luis Scola was laid out twice by different Lakers in the span of mere minutes, first by an elbow from Pau Gasol, then from a full on body-check by Matt Barnes.  The common thread among all three plays?  As has been the [...]

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Some more observations on Marcus Morris

I waited for Marcus Morris for a good thirty minutes after the game, in the lockerroom.  He never emerged and I’m guessing had already left by the time I got there.  To me, his play in garbage time was a main story. During his six minute span in the fourth, with the game completely out [...]

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