Yearly Archives: 2013

The Rockets Daily – December 26, 2013

The True Meaning of Chandlermas – In addition to hitting some insane threes last night, Chandler Parsons sacrificed his greatest asset to honor a 10-year-old cancer patient named Patrick Hobbs-DeClaire. Jason Friedman has the skinny: But it is Parsons who has formed the tightest bond with Patrick, with each providing the other something neither one [...]

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Houston Rockets 111, San Antonio Spurs 98: Rockets lead wire to wire

Santa came and left a road win under the tree for Rocket fans tonight.  Playing one of their best all around games of the year, the Rockets came out of the gate hot and finished the fourth quarter on a roll to beat the Spurs.  It was close a couple of times, mainly in the [...]

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Houston Rockets @ San Antonio Spurs on 12/25/2013

I thought this year would finally be the year the Spurs were no longer invincible. They had come off that nightmare-inducing Finals.  Duncan was 37, the age at which Hakeem, Shaq, and currently Garnett entered a stage of interminable decline.  Ginobilli had looked terrible throughout the entire playoffs, and the West looked to be tougher [...]

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The Rockets Daily – December 24, 2013

All That Power – The Rockets maintained the 8th spot in Marc Stein’s Power Rankings this week. The committee of one writes: James Harden remains hobbled and Omer Asik is still a Rocket, so all is not well. But it’s not exactly dire, either, when Houston sports the league’s seventh-best nightly point differential (+4.3) and [...]

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I’m fine with last night

Losses are never a good thing, but I’ll honestly say, if you gave me the choice between a) a win and a down performance from Dwight and b) a loss and another huge performance like last night, in a game where we were already missing our starting backcourt, I’d take ‘b’ every time.  I say [...]

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