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BLOGGAS BE TYPIN

Posted by HG on May 7, 2007

Freddy Garcia attacks cart, then gets carted off. Courtesy of Babes Love Baseball

Jeff Van Gundy not leaving Houston? Courtesy of MSNBC (not exactly a blog but w/e)

Basketball can tear a family apart. Courtesy of Ball Hype

Did ESPN suspend Keith Olbermann? Courtesy of The Big Lead

Sopranos and Entourage vs. The Philadelphia Phillies. Courtesy of The 700 Level

Ashy Larry is having a bad couple of weeks. Courtesy of SOHH

Vernon Wells loves his detractors. Courtesy of Our Book of Scrap

Steve Nash is calling out somebody on his team. Courtesy of Larry Brown Sports

KG lets T-Mac know it wasn’t his fault. Courtesy of The Hype Guy

Floyd Mayweather Sr.= The Crypt Keeper. Courtesy of Concrete Loop

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IT’S NO SECRET: UTAH WAS THE BETTER TEAM

Posted by HG on May 6, 2007

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I tried. I really did. I was as positive as I could be. There’s not too much that can be said. I’m not gonna sit here and rip the Rockets, even though if I was a real Rockets fan I could find plenty to complain about. Houston was down most of the game, by as much as 16 in the first half, but they battled back to a 88-83 lead with 6 minutes left in the game. It seemed like the Rockets had taken control of the game and would pull away down the stretch. Wrong and wrong.

The question now is where does the team go from here? JVG has already called it quits, and Tracy said after the game that the team needs to get more athletic. This team would be perfect for a coach like Phil Jackson circa 2000. The current sit there and do nothing version of Phil Jackson couldn’t do anything more than Van Gundy did. Adding a player like Chauncey Billups or Rashard Lewis (Houston native) to McGrady and Yao would automatically boost Houston’s status. A high energy guy like Gerald Wallace would be a good fit with Houston too if he doesn’t mind being the 3rd guy.

I’ve gotten a couple of emails that say something like “see, that Secret stuff is bullshit”. I can’t write The Secret off because Houston didn’t win. Getting Tracy McGrady to the second round is obviously gonna take a whole lot more than me saying nice things about the Rockets. It starting to look like T-Mac’s gonna need some bonafide miracles.

I wanna thank everybody that took part in the leave a number post, and all of the people that followed me following the Rockets. Shout out to the RR’s too… Hold your heads up people. Peace..

How I started following the Houston Rockets. YBB April 19th

Jeff Van Gundy to say good-bye to the Rockets. China Daily

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1 DOWN 15 TO GO

Posted by HG on April 22, 2007

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The positivity tour got off to a good start in Houston last night. Actually it got off to a slow start until Rockets head coach Jeff Van Gundy read my blog to his team at the half. Tracy McGrady, 1 point in the first half, was so inspired by my writing and support that he came out and scored 16 points in the 3rd quarter. T-Mac’s outburst combined with solid play from Yao Ming and Skip To My Lou led Houston to a 84-75 victory.

I’m not gonna take all of the credit for this victory.. the players and coaching staff definitely did their parts. A lot of people say that you don’t need a coach in the NBA.. You can just roll the ball out and the guys will do what they do. Not true.

Jeff Van Gundy is one of the best coaches invangundy1.jpg the league. He might not be as much of a pleasure to look at on the sidelines as Pat Riley or older brother Stan, but the dude can coach. Jeff has compiled a winning percentage of .574 in his 11 years in the league. He has only finished below .500 once when he has coached a full 82 game season.  I’ve had the opportunity to meet JVG twice. He pretty much yelled at me the first time (after the Lakers/Knicks, Kobe/Childs game), but he was much cooler the second time. That time we were heading over to Minute Maid Park for the All-Star game or the Homerun Derby..I can’t remember which. Regardless, we put the past behind us, and I’m looking forward to meeting him again when he’s the coach of the 2007 World Champion Houston Rockets.

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