Who NEEDS the 2022 NBA Championship? LeBron

Who NEEDS the 2022 NBA Championship? LeBron

For a second consecutive year, it feels like we have a very wide-open field in the NBA. In the Western Conference the reigning champion Suns and Chris Paul feel like they’re as talented as anyone, and out to prove last year was not a fluke… but they’ve lost twice to the Golden State Warriors. Steph […]

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 Houston Rockets Round-Up: One Year Later

Houston Rockets Round-Up: One Year Later

Every year in the Gregorian Calendar is 365.25 days. No matter what events, chaos, or craziness happen along the way every year is the exact same length. But they don’t always feel like the same length. Sometimes a month can feel like a year, and other times a week can feel like a blink. For […]

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 Who NEEDS the 2022 NBA Championship?

Who NEEDS the 2022 NBA Championship?

For a second consecutive year, it feels like we have a very wide-open field in the NBA. In the Western Conference the reigning champion Suns and Chris Paul feel like they’re as talented as anyone, and out to prove last year was not a fluke… but they’ve lost twice to the top-seeded Golden State Warriors. […]

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 Houston Rockets Round-Up: Walking Out

Houston Rockets Round-Up: Walking Out

Something about January seems to always bring out the craziest moments for the Houston Rockets. In 2019, James Harden hit a buzzer-beater over a pair of Warriors amidst a 32-game 30-point streak. In 2020, Houston traded their center to go full six-sevens-or-less small-ball. 2021? James Harden said the Rockets “just aren’t good enough… I love […]

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 Houston Rockets Round-Up: Streaking Summary

Houston Rockets Round-Up: Streaking Summary

After a precipitous fall to 1-16,  a seven-game win streak got the  Houston Rockets halfway to .500. Houston became the first team in the four major American sports to win more than five consecutive games after a losing streak of 15 or more… So at least this Rockets team is historic?  There are a number […]

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 Houston Rockets Round-Up: Wall Fed Up

Houston Rockets Round-Up: Wall Fed Up

Last September, Houston Rockets fans released a deep sigh of relief. Per The Athletic, the Rockets and veteran guard John Wall had agreed that the franchise would work to move him in a trade while also not playing him. For the Rockets, the move prioritized the development of their young roster. Houston has one of […]

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 Houston Rockets Round-Up: Safe Space(s)

Houston Rockets Round-Up: Safe Space(s)

The Houston Rockets are, at the time of writing this, 3-16. While they have a 2-game win streak, that is very bad. Truthfully, I’m not sure that there’s another word to describe how the Rockets’ season has started.  It’s not that the Rockets had title aspirations for the 2021-22 season. But after the rough season, […]

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 Boston Celtics: BeanTown Bummers?

Boston Celtics: BeanTown Bummers?

In the summer of 2016, the Boston Celtics drafted Jaylen Brown 3rd overall in the NBA Draft. In the four years to follow, Boston made it to the Eastern Conference Finals three times and drafted Jayson Tatum, another All-Star, with the third overall pick in 2017. When LeBron James went west in the summer of […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up:  Mid-Week Jersey Special

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Mid-Week Jersey Special

Yes! We have a special midweek Rockets’ Round-Up because the Houston Rockets have a brand new uniform for the 2021-22 season. Much like the light blue “H-Town” jerseys a year ago, or the NASA-themed white uniforms before that, Houston got a new set of one-year-only uniforms. This year’s special uniforms look familiar… intentionally. No, they’re […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week One

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week One

Following a week of Houston Rockets basketball, the Rockets sit at 1-3 and back near the bottom of the Western Conference. After a very hyped-up off-season, there are a lot of disappointed Rockets fans not sure what to make of a season of four games all decided by double-digits. The key question all season long […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Pre-Season Wrap Up

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Pre-Season Wrap Up

Here’s to the first Houston Rockets’ Round-Up with actual basketball to talk about. No more “who to root for” or “what could the alternate jersey look like;” not there have been real-life NBA games to watch and analyze. Ok, admittedly… in many ways, a handful of preseason games isn’t exactly the same. Stephen Silas used […]

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