Category: Joe Sample

Joe Sample – Old Places, Old Faces 1

Joe Sample – Old Places, Old Faces

I made a trip down to the Fifth Ward of Houston on Friday. No offense to the people who live there, or who are from there, but the “Five Spot” is not my normal...

Congrats, Hakeem Olajuwon 0

Congrats, Hakeem Olajuwon

Hall of fame recently and statue honoring his career dedicated today. And impeccable taste in hardware. After the break is a video of my favorite Hakeem moment (and, as we had season tickets through...

Rockets lose to Spurs, 9 games left in the stretch 0

Rockets lose to Spurs, 9 games left in the stretch

Following today’s 109-88 mauling by the Spurs, the Rocks are 3-4 following their record setting 22 game winning streak. There’s not much to speak about today’s game: Scola and Landry showed why there is...

Rocks beat the Lake Show, 22 in a row and 1st in the West 0

Rocks beat the Lake Show, 22 in a row and 1st in the West

1st place in the Western Conference must feel good, but how they got there, with many people playing a part, must make them feel even better. Lakers down, Celtics next up in Tuesday night...

Saw the Rockets win #19 0

Saw the Rockets win #19

We are still not sure which was better: Mutumbo getting 5 blocks + finger wagging opportunities….all in the first half (bless his 41 year old body); Richard Jefferson of the Nets dunking on Mutumbo,...

Yao Out, still the hottest team in the NBA 0

Yao Out, still the hottest team in the NBA

I was traveling yesterday, didn’t get the news until I turned on the Rockets vs. Wizards during the 3rd quarter when I got home. Statistics usually don’t lie (people make them lie, but that...

Rockets best record in 2008 but still out of the playoffs 1

Rockets best record in 2008 but still out of the playoffs

The Rockets have gone 17-3 since January 3, the best record from that date to the current All Star break. But with 30 games left in the regular season, in spite of that run...

Rockets emerge, but not the ones we expected 1

Rockets emerge, but not the ones we expected

After beating Portland on the road last night, the Rockets wake up to find themselves one game out of the playoff picture and a game and a half behind the 7th seed. They’ve won...

NBA hits parity, will the Rockets participate? 2

NBA hits parity, will the Rockets participate?

In previous seasons, one team or another has run away from the pack by this point in the season. Last year it was Dallas (until they hit the Golden State buzz saw). But this...

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