It's been a tough start for the hapless Rockets. With early injury problems, a trade that didn't happen in the lockout-shortened offseason and a new, unproven coach, it's no wonder the first few weeks of the season have been somewhere between "OH GOD NO!" and "Just shoot me." This, of course, makes ... More >>
Ray Stevens approves.Perhaps you were among the millions of people that didn't have a family member playing in or a wager placed upon the UCLA-Arizona game last night in Tucson, which means that you were among the fortunate ones watching something else on television. Well, you were fortunat ... More >>
Consensus Number OneI am a total sucker for lists.This makes me like roughly 95 percent of society; the fact that I openly admit I'm a sucker for lists makes me a little more unique. There are so many list books, list columns, list blog posts (many by yours truly) that it seems by admitting you ... More >>
Where does yesterday's deceptively close 99-87 shellacking of the Lakers rank in the annals of great Rockets victories? It's too soon to tell. If they build on that win by taking this series and then slip into their fifth NBA finals, minus not just Yao but also his geriatric Congolese understudy, no ... More >>
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As the Rockets fought for the title, Houstonians fought -- and failed -- to keep their sanity
Vernon Maxwell has made a reputation by going crazy. Now he says he wants to go straight. Really?
At home and (sort of) away, Radio 1320's Gonzalez and Rojas bring the basketball action to Houston's international audience
The city's sports tycoons maneuver for inside position, and the questions mount: Who needs it? Why? At what cost?