This may be a bringdown for some of you cats, but if you don't like improvisational jazz, you probably don't like these Houston Rockets.
Sports bloggers write about their favorite teams, assume an authoritative tone and make all sorts of predictions with no inside team information. There's another industry that does this, too.
Their young core weirdo, Rajon Rondo, made a strange running hook shot, and on that fact alone you could predict the result...
Do you like being on the losing end of blowouts? Do you like games that end by halftime? Does frustration excite you? This one was for you, then!
If life was a sports movie, the Rockets would have won. For the real Rockets, it was an emotionally and physically draining day, playing the second game of a back-to-back on the road. Sadly, the better narrative took a backseat to the better team.
The word young simply doesn't capture the breathtaking inexperience of the Rockets roster. Several active individual NBA players have played both more games, and more minutes, than the entire team.
Building that lead was simply a breathtaking display of what the Rockets can be, what they will be. But that hopeful glimpse into the future was the peak, and the Rockets spent the second half plumbing the depths of the valley.
Don't hate him because he's got sort of annoying hair, love him for the vicious tip dunk instead - Chandler Parsons.
Faster than a power forward. More powerful than a speeding small forward. It's a post player, its a wing player, it's, it's Terrence Jones!
The Houston Rockets went "all in" to get Dwight Howard. They didn't win the hand. But did they lose it? What cards do they hold now?
The Houston Rockets offseason is a frenzy. The old roster is all but gone. The team is working feverishly to land Dwight Howard. What happens if the Rockets land Howard? What happens if they don't? The answer may well be - Anything but Pick #14
It's the last game of the season. It's a slightly bitter leave-taking from a team I genuinely liked, but that didn't have enough in the tank to make the playoffs. So we go back, Jack, do it again....
Here it is. The Long Good Friday Gamethread. Bulls, Lakers, the road. The fun doesn't stop. Also, it's been a banner few days of posting here at TDS. Still your best value Rockets blog. So,...