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Rockets will win ten in a row 2

Rockets will win ten in a row

Like most Rocket’s fans, I’ve spent the majority of this first half of the season waiting for the “real” Rockets team to show up. With injuries to T-Mac, Artest, Battier, Rafer, Yao and Luther...

David Byrne and Brian Eno together again 0

David Byrne and Brian Eno together again

The Talking Head’s live album “Stop Making Sense” was the staple at our Rugby games, the tunes that got us jazzed up to play. The movie of “Stop Making Sense” (cue the visual of...

April Fool’s jokes I fell for this year 1

April Fool’s jokes I fell for this year

Normally, I don’t fall for them, I inflict them. My wife and I had our combined bachelor/bachelorette party on April 1st, and some people didn’t show because they thought we were joking (we weren’t….at...

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...

bookrev: A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge 0

bookrev: A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge

Winner of the 1993 Hugo Vernor Vinge is in the list of SF/Fantasy novelists with the most Hugo/Nebula awards. Yet I had not yet read any of his works. This is my first; it...

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...

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