Harden v. Westbrook was a thud. Houston was flat out a better team. San Antonio had a bit of adversity but pulled through on the back of their own superstar. Here’s to hoping Kawhi v. Harden will be everything the first round match up wasn’t. With out further delay, lets get on with the basketball … More Texas Two Step
David Fizdale, the coach of the Memphis Grizzlies, essentially became a meme at the beginning of the first round by complaining about the foul call disparity between his team and the San Antonio Spurs. It’s been written about a lot since then, but that foul disparity was not just a first round thing. Throughout the … More Take That for Data
Since ESPN has been laying off people like they were running a suburban mall, I figure that a lot of desperate eyes are turning to the Texas Triangle Trio for draft coverage. Most of the draft analysis of the Cowboys is wrapped up in what they did last year. How will other teams find a … More But Remember the 2016 NFL Draft?
The Rockets were expected to beat the Thunder, and that they did. It is how they beat them though, that is impressive. As I explained in my playoff preview, I was not confident the Rockets were capable of winning a series relying strictly on their shooting. Well, the Rockets were as putrid from the … More The Rocket’s Red Glare
As quietly as he came in, he has left us. But that middle part was pretty damn loud. “Reds send outfielder to Rangers for Volquez, minor leager” I don’t know if the AP would like to re-title this article, but I know I sure as hell would. Something to the tune of: “Rangers acquire best … More A Talented Man
Josh Hamilton. In Game 6 of the 2011 World Series he essentially tore the cover off a baseball to put the Texas Rangers ahead by two in the 10th inning. In Texas, the theme music (leitmotif for you word-nerds) to The Natural plays when a Ranger hits a home run. The game was away, but … More Wonder Boy
This started as a post of pessimism with some reverse-jinx potion, but as I began laying out my facts, what began as nervous fan paranoia morphed into a palpable, and comfortable, place of realism, where I do not expect the Rockets to go all that far in their post-season journey, despite being the 3 seed … More Why the Rockets will not win the title, or get out of the first round.