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Xiane

  • joined Oct 30, 2008
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
  • posts 267
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  • MLB Houston Astros
  • NBA Houston Rockets
  • NFL Houston Texans
  • NCAAF Texas Longhorns
  • NCAAB Texas Longhorns
  • NHL Montreal Canadiens
  • Golf Never Watch Golf - like to play.
  • NASCAR No
  • MMA I'd like to see a combination of fencing, kickboxing and snowboarding.
  • Boxing Almost no one fighting today.
  • Soccer Positive, non-divers, basically.
  • Cycling Whomever annoys the French the most.
  • Tennis Anyone who can beat that Swiss robot.
  • General New Zealand All Blacks
  • Fantasy The Precious Moments
  • Winter Olympics U-S-A! U-S-A! ! U-S-A!
  • FIFA U! S! A!
  • EPL Arsenal
  • MLS Houston Dynamo
  • Serie A Zzzserieazzzzzz
  • La Liga Barca
User Blog

A Sort of Homecoming For Jeremy Lin in Taipei

Jeremy Lin returns to the land of his forefathers. The Rockets and Pacers are there, too.

Manila Calling-Basketball's Spiritual Home in Asia

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Rockets set to play the Pacers in basketball's spiritual home in Asia, the Philippines

Return Of The Expatriate

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Xiane nails down his thoughts on the big events of last summer before diving into the season to come.

Falling Out of Love With OKC

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Its the End of The Affair between America and OKC.

Game Five Second Half GameThread

It's the Game 5 second half gamethread. Wow!

The Houston Rockets play jazz.

97

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.

This man has inside information. I don't.

101

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.

Rockets and Warriors battle for 6th place

Rockets and Warriors battle in Houston with 6th place in the Western Conference on the line.

Sonnet! Who doesn't want a recap sonnet?

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That's right, its a recap sonnet for tonights painful loss. Sometimes verse says it best.

Wizards wriggle past Rockets 105-103

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Washington Wizards conjure up a narrow victory against the Rockets.

The State of The Rockets

42

It's the 5/8ths mark of the season, a traditional time for analysis and reflection.

All Star Gamethread

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Really, there isn't much more to say - It's an All Star Gamethread

Patrick Patterson Punishes, Prevails

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Rockets PF Patrick Patterson scores 14pts in the 4th quarter to seal Rockets win.

Rockets turnover win to Nuggets.

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Expect the expected in Rockets loss to Nuggets.

Teams that win no quarters win no games.

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Their young core weirdo, Rajon Rondo, made a strange running hook shot, and on that fact alone you could predict the result...

Thunder roll Rockets out of their own gym.

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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!

FINAL: Thunder Dispatch Rockets, 120-98

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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...

Just how inexperienced ARE the Rockets?

31

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.

Bright future, inconsistent present, and a win.

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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...

What's Not To Like? Chandler Parsons, Previewed

Don't hate him because he's got sort of annoying hair, love him for the vicious tip dunk instead - Chandler Parsons.

Player Previews: Terrence Jones, The Third Wheel

31

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!

Player Previews: Donatas Motiejunas, Fearless

The NBA is full of alpha wolves. Rockets Rookie Donatas Motiejunas intends to be one of them.

What Happens After "All In"? Rockets Buy Back In

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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?

New Day Rising - Thoughts on the Houston Rockets Offseason So Far

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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?...

Stuck in the Middle With You - AKA The Failapse

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Stuck in the Middle With You - As The Rockets Faded from View At last it can be told, The Failapse.

GameThread
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Goodbye to all that. Rockets vs Hornets

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....

GameThread
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Rockets @ Trailblazers Gamethread

Three in a row? Stay up late with The Dreamshake and find out.

Lowry Returns, Rockets Stumble to Blowout Win In Sacramento

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Lowry Returns, Rockets Stumble to Blowout Win In Sacramento

GameThread
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Rockets @ Kings Gamethread Easter Edition

The Rockets Visit Rockets of Yore In Sacramento, and The Kings Welcome Kings of Bygone Days.

GameThread
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Rockets At Lakers Gamethread

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,...

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