Rockets Looking To Shake Things Up

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

On the heels of an impressive playoff run that ended when they fell to the eventual champions in seven games, the Houston Rockets are looking to shake up their roster. Despite taking the Los Angeles Lakers to the brink of elimination due to determination, grit and solid defense, Houston's brass ...

NBA Draft: A Look Back At The Decade That Was

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

The NBA Draft is Thursday, and this year's draft, which many are already calling the weakest in recent memory, is as unpredictable as any I can remember. After Blake Griffin, everything is a toss up. There are a ton of question marks. And you just know at least half of the ...

TheBaker’s 2009 NBA Mock Draft

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

1. Los Angeles Clippers - Blake Griffin, PF (Oklahoma) Duh. Not even the Clippers can botch this one...I think. Griffin is this year’s prize. After him, the draft starts to taste a lot like Coors Light - watered down. Local take: Mark Heisler of the Los Angeles Times. 2. Memphis Grizzlies - Hasheem ...

NBA: Homegrown Edition

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

  Ladies and gentlemen, I bring you the NBA: Homegrown Edition. And no, that doesn't mean a league where Bonzi Wells, Melo, Damon Stoudemire, Zach Randolph and Darius Miles score by taking bong hits. I'll explain. The NBA Draft Lottery was holding to form on Tuesday. The order was working up until Memphis ...

NBA Celeb Bailout ’09

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009

 In these tough economic times, some professional sports teams have had to look for alternative ways to generate capital and stay afloat. Raising ticket prices isn’t really an option for many franchises as cost-conscious spectators are less likely to shell out top bucks. Plus, it would look like a cash ...

Will Ron Artest Really Make Houston Legit?

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

In a word: perhaps. But I'm not totally convinced Ron Artest won't do more harm than good to any team he lands with. There are, however, a few reasons for Rockets fans to feel OK about this trade. 1.) Artest is unquestionably talented, especially on the defensive side of the ball. ...