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HOW SWEET IT IS!!! ROCKETS ADVANCE TO NEXT ROUND!

April 30th, 2009
by John

No one really knew what to expect Thursday night before Game 6 between the Rockets and Blazers. Would the Rockets step up and finally show their fans and the world that they are for real? Or would the pressure of potentially blowing another two-game lead in a series be their downfall, and undoubtedly change how this team is constituted during the off-season?


Yao Ming posterizes Joel Przybilla near the end of the second quarter on the way to one of the most inspiring games of Yao’s NBA career.

After all, twelve years for the Rockets to win a playoff series is a long, long time, and the natives were getting restless. Just think, a Houston kid who entered the first grade in 1997 could have gone through all of elementary school, junior high, and graduate as a senior in high school and never have seen the Rockets win a playoff series. That would leave any fan skeptical they could close the deal Thursday.

Well, the Rockets smashed all doubts (at least for a few nights) that they can play their best in a huge playoff game to ultimately win a series. Thursday night they got off to a good start, led by 15 points at halftime, and never relinquished the lead as their defense clamped down, holding the Blazers to 42% shooting and no more than 20 points each quarter. It was a milestone victory that could change how this team is perceived for years, putting a little skip in the step of their fans, and themselves, for the next few days before Game 1 against the Lakers Monday night.

With this win, I was GLADLY proven wrong about my prediction that the Rockets would lose the series. But even the most ardent fans who predicted the Rockets would win it have got to admit that after they lost Game 5 in Portland through yet another late-game collapse, everyone had doubts about the Rockets’ ability to win Thursday’s Game 6. Portland had the momentum, and you had to guess which Houston team was going to show up when they absolutely needed a win to avoid an almost certain loss in a Game 7 in Portland.

Also with this win is the fact that the future of some Rocket players who I thought were “on the bubble” of not returning if they had lost the series most likely WILL be back, assuming they are competitive against the Lakers. Those players who I thought were most at risk were Ron Artest, Aaron Brooks, and Shane Battier. They don’t have to win the Lakers series to solidify their standing, but just have a respectable performance so that the Rockets will really want to bring them back to see how far they can take them next season, that is, if they don’t win the championship this season. 😉


Yao goes up for a dunk after a great pass from Aaron Brooks, one of the best executed plays between Brooks and Yao during the entire series.

I’m still bitter that the Rockets lost that game against Dallas in the regular season that put them in the Lakers’ playoff bracket. That could have easily been avoided with a win against the Mavericks. HOWEVER, if you look at how well Denver is playing and how athletic they are, I don’t think Denver would have been that much easier of a matchup. So maybe the difficulty of having to play the Lakers is not THAT much different after all….at least that’s what I’m saying to myself to rationalize that somehow maybe that loss to Dallas wasn’t so bad.

I do think that now that the Rockets are only 1 of 8 teams in the playoffs, the spotlight will get more intense as more people start watching their games, and you know the majority of basketball fans will be rooting for them as the loveable underdog they hope can knock off the Goliaths in LA. That will mean a new generation of Rocket fans could be created by those casual fans getting to know more about Yao during this series, beyond what they’ve seen from him in funny American commercials.

Unless you were in Houston at Thursday night’s game or watching on a local TV station, it’s too bad that most of America couldn’t see the first half of the game because of the Bulls-Celtics game that went long because of 3 overtimes. Hey, I have no problem if TNT keeps a good game on, but for God’s sake, NBA TV should have picked up the first half of that game until the Chicago-Boston game was over on TNT.

I flipped over to NBA TV during that first half I was missing, and do you know what they were showing? A friggin’ press conference from the Orlando-Philadelphia game! C’mon NBA, you should have the right to decide on-the-fly to air games on your own channel for a sport that YOU control and own, even if another network has the supposed ‘rights’ to that game. The big losers in this game were Rockets and Blazer fans, some like me who probably saw some of the most inconsequential games of the season being the loyal fans that we are, but when it comes to seeing one of the biggest games of the season, we’re locked out from seeing it! Go figure!

The same people at the NBA who didn’t switch over to the Rockets game on NBA TV must be the same people who fined Rick Adelman FOUR days after he supposedly made a critical remark of the referees, and only deciding to do it after Nate McMillian was critical of the refs and decided to fine both to make it ‘fair.’

I’m sorry, but I don’t need to be seeing Ahmad Rashad telling me that Philadelphia’s interim head coach is coming to the podium while Houston is mounting a surge to put themselves up 10+ points on the Blazers in a pivotal game!

Sorry to vent, but somebody at NBA Entertainment has to get a clue that there are probably hundreds of thousands of people who were just like me wanting to watch an important playoff game that meant the most to THEM. No wonder NBA TV is considered inferior to the NFL Network from a programming and production perspective.

By the time the game came on around the 9 minute mark in the 3rd quarter, the Rockets were up by 17 points and it was just a matter of seeing if they could hold on to the lead. But let me recap what gave them that first-half lead in the first place, just in case you missed it.

Ron Artest finally had the breakout game we’ve been looking for in quite some time in this series, scoring 12 points in the first quarter to help give the Rockets a 21-19 lead, and 19 points in the first half on 7-of-11 shots. Throw in Yao’s 7 points by halftime on 3-of-6 shooting, 14 Houston bench points (Carl Landry – 6, Kyle Lowry – 4; Von Wafer – 4), and a defense that held Portland to 39% shooting in the first half, and Houston held a comfortable 52-37 halftime lead. If it hadn’t been for Brandon Roy scoring 12 points in the last 6 1/2 minutes of the second quarter, the lead could have been much bigger.

In the second half, the Rockets would push the lead to 20 points and it looked like it was going to be party time for fans in the stands and at home. But then like clockwork, the Houston offense started getting stagnant by settling for jump shots. They wouldn’t score for a stretch of 4 1/2 minutes in the 4th quarter, missing 6 jumpers in a row. But then Wafer hit a big jumper, and Artest got back to doing what he does well (but abandons quite frequently): he attacked the basket, missed a shot, but that was perfectly fine since Yao got the offensive board and flipped it in for the score, making it 78-63 with 7:01 left.

Aaron Brooks would then steal a bad pass from Steve Blake, and 17 seconds later he would hit a big 3-pointer to make it 81-68 would with 6:21 remaining. Crisis averted, and everyone in the building knew there would be no late-game collapse this time around.

For this game, Brooks was the stronger of the point guards (5-of-11 for 13 points, 5 rebounds in about 32 minutes) while Kyle Lowry was only 1-for-6 with 5 points. It seems to flip-flop on which point guard has the better game. If for some reason both have a bad game at the same time, I think that would be just too much for the Rockets to overcome to win any game.


Yao confers with Aaron Brooks during a break in the action.

Artest was phenomenal, more aggressive on offense, not taking as many stupid jumpers, and finishing with a game high 27 points on 11-of-21 shots. Hopefully Ron-Ron has all those bad shooting games out of his system for the rest of the playoffs, and he’ll be back to his old self starting Monday.

Yao was a man possessed throughout the game, intent on doing whatever it took to win. He caught Steve Blake from behind in the first half to block one of his layup attempts. He poked the ball away from a hard-charging Rudy Fernandez in the 3rd quarter, and then had that awesome posterization dunk on Joel Przybilla near the end of the 1st half. He even dove to the floor for a loose ball when the game seemed to be well in hand. It was one of the best games you could ever watch Yao play in which he ‘only’ scored 17 points on 8-of-16 shots, grabbed 10 boards, and had 2 blocks.

About that time he dove to the floor, Yao would say post-game:

“At that time, the way I feel, we were so close to the win. We believe that body language right there — sacrificing ourselves, get on the ground — that would just send a message to the rest of our teammates that we were close, really, really close.”

This was a “statement game” that Yao admitted was the biggest win of his NBA career, like I had thought earlier in the day he would admit. It was a game that had him so wired, he couldn’t get a full nap in earlier in the day, having it cut short by 1 1/2 hours because he was thinking of “game plans and technical problems.”

In a way, a triumph in this series is something I thought would be poetic justice if the Rockets could advance for the first time without McGrady around. Ever since McGrady reported to training camp out of shape, was forced to take 2 weeks off during the season to get himself in shape, then pulled the stunt where he decided to get knee surgery and didn’t even tell his employer who pays him $20+ million a year about it first, you had to hope the Rockets could pull though with a dramatic series win in this year’s playoffs after having endured so much drama during the McGrady era.


Yao hit the floor hard after a foul by Greg Oden. Yao was okay, though, and would continue to play on.


Yao was all smiles during the post-game news conference as he and Ron Artest yucked it up with the press. Click here and here to see photos from the game and afterwards.

Speaking of McGrady, his worst nightmare must be coming true. Not only did his team advance to the second round without him, but he is now in an even more awkward position since HE PICKED THE LAKERS LAST WEEK TO WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP, MEANING HE DOESN’T THINK HIS VERY OWN TEAM IS GOOD ENOUGH TO BEAT THEM. Forget that he said he originally qualified it by saying something like “IF the Lakers beat the Rockets, they’ll win the championship,” because of some lousy excuse that his cellphone signal crapped out during the very moment in time he claims he said that. Just another long list of stupid things McGrady has said over the years. Has he been hanging out with Joe Biden?

Before closing this one out and moving on to thinking more about the Lakers in the coming days, I’ve got to say that I have a ton of respect for just about all the Portland players, and I feel bad that any team had to lose this series. They were real sportsmen. If the Rockets had beaten Utah, I could have cared less since just about everyone who is a Houston fan hates those guys. On the other hand, Nate McMillan is an excellent coach and seems like a calm, nice person, Brandon Roy has a ton of class, and I feel bad for Greg Oden who is a good guy, but had a bad game Thursday night by missing a dunk, turning the ball over in the post, scoring only 3 points, and didn’t have a good series overall.

But just like Hakeem got the better of Shaq in the 1995 NBA Finals when Shaq was still new and raw in the league, later in his career Shaq would get payback against Hakeem by dominating him as Dream entered the twilight of his career, and that’s what could happen with Oden and Yao in about 5 years. Until that happens, though, I’m ready to see Yao do some dominating over the next couple of weeks against the Lakers.

31 Responses to “HOW SWEET IT IS!!! ROCKETS ADVANCE TO NEXT ROUND!”

  1. yyf Says:

    Hi John

    It is a great moment for all Yao Fans. Did you watch the game at Toyota Center? Hope someone will post some photos to show Fan's reactions.

    Thanks,

    Yongfeng

  2. Vince Says:

    HOW SWEET IT IS!!! I HATE TNT, Chicago, and Boston though for making me miss 2 quarters of this wonderful game. If I lived in H-Town or if this game was on ESPN and had midnight replays I wouldn't be so mad, but this WIN made all the hardships throughout the season all worth it. WELCOME TO LA ROCKETS!!!

  3. ymmer Says:

    congratulations to john and every yao fan

  4. pryuen Says:

    John

    Thanks for excellent summary as always.

    I don't think I agreed with you that Aaron Brooks was the better point guard in this pivotal win, even though he was statistically better than Kyle Lowry.

    I thought Kyle Lowry was instrumental for the team extending to a 15 point lead in 2Q. He played smart and tough in 2Q, laying the foundation for the win. He was composed, controlled the tempo/rhythm well, handled every offensive possession with purpose, and defended hard-nosedly. He single-handedly created 1 offensive foul from Steve Blake, and 2 fouls (1 offensive charge and 1 shooting foul) from LaMarcus Aldridge which limited his play minutes and damage in 3Q and 4Q.

    Aaron Brooks also improved from his 6/20 FG% performance in that disappointing Game 5 loss in Portland, but only after a severe scolding by Yao Ming in the locker room.

    http://www.yaomingmania.com/forum/viewtopic.php

  5. YaoMingMania Says:

    You may be completely right since I wasn't able to see the first half
    because of the stupid NBA TV situation not showing the game as Celtics-
    Bulls went into 3 OTs on TNT. I wish there was a way to watch that
    first half.

  6. Vince Says:

    “since HE PICKED THE LAKERS LAST WEEK TO WIN THE CHAMPIONSHIP, MEANING HE DOESN’T THINK HIS VERY OWN TEAM IS GOOD ENOUGH TO BEAT THEM.”

    I beg to differ… T-Mac verbally said in a interview that Cavs cannot beat anyone in the finals in the West. And he said he was confident that Rockets will pass Blazers and he is confident even against the Lakers. He said if the Rockets beat the Lakers, we would also beat whichever Eastern team in the Finals. These statements may not be very meaningful, but it just shows that he has not abandoned this team despite him being left out.

    Here is the link of the audio interview…
    http://www.zshare.net/audio/59051736b4bdd028/

  7. YaoMingMania Says:

    I will listen to that interview, but I heard he gave a second
    interview (probably this one) after realizing he screwed up in a first
    interview where he was asked flat out who he thought would win and he
    responded with one word and no caveats: “Lakers.” I heard
    Sportsradio610 in Houston play the audio this morning.

    And by the way, where was he last night? Deke comes hobbling 4 days
    after surgery on crutches, and McGrady's MIA. He knows he's in the dog
    house after that Laker prediction and is no longer a part of this
    team. Pathetic.

  8. Ree Says:

    i agree, NBA should have put the first half on somewhere. Even though I was enjoying the Bo/Chi game, it was just wrong to miss the entire first half. I was getting more upset as it went on… and it affected how I was enjoying the triple OT game! I would have happily flipped channels back and forth instead.

  9. Adrian Says:

    Im still mad u lost faith in the rockets..You hoped they proved you wrong, which they did, but you can't underestimate the heart of Yao Ming, You should stick with him and his team through thick and thin, WE all know yao wants it as bad as ever this year, and you should just keep the faith and believe in his talent and his will..Yao ming won't quit, win or lose, he won't quit..Say what you want, but bottom line you picked a yound inexperienced team to take it away from a hungry Yao Ming, i can't believe that, you won't accept this commen't im sure, i know your as big a fan as we are on this site, but Wheres the loyalty?

  10. YaoMingMania Says:

    Have you been reading my blog the past few months? I've been saying the problem was with more with Yao's teammates who were very inconsistent and couldn't make big plays in clutch games. Artest, Brooks, Battier.

    One player, no matter how great he is, can overcome the deficiencies of his teammates. Look at LeBron in the Finals last year against the Celtics, or Kobe with the Lakers, who still hasn't won a championship without Shaq and a supporting cast.

    So I'd suggest don't put all your faith in Yao or any player to carry a team to the top. It just can't happen, and history shows that basketball champions are good TEAMS. Or with your logic, are you saying that Yao will defeat the Lakers, Nuggets and Cavs by himself this season all the way to a championship? Nonsense.

  11. JW Says:

    John, great piece as usual & thanks. Congradulations to the Rockets.
    As I said earlier, they had to play a perfect/smart game to win. I'm glad they did. Also Portland choked. Unfortunate, most of us had to rely on TNT for one of the most important Rockets games of the past 12 years. That sucks, big time. I hope someone will post the game on youtube or somewhere we can watch.

    Now Rockets will play on house money. It should be a fun series.
    Just play hard & smart. It's possible they can steal a game in LA.

  12. YaoMingMania Says:

    Thanks for the compliment! Go Rockets!

  13. James Says:

    Hi John,

    What a great win, and what a relief! I relished every photo and video clip of Yao smiling from ear to ear. Finally, a moment of true RELEASE for Yao and his fans. It's nice to exhale once in a while. Go Yao! Go Rockets!

    John, don't waste your time with those who accuse you of not being “loyal” to Yao. That's bullcrap from simple-minded ideologues who need a hero figure like Yao in order to feel powerful and make their loser lives meaningful. For these people, it isn't enough to just appreciate Yao, they need to worship him and demand that everyone else do the same.

    As a Chinese-American, I'm very proud of Yao and come to this site to celebrate and support him. I see him as an extraordinary human being, but not a hero who can do no wrong and demands blind loyalty from us. From what I know of Yao, he would wholeheartedly agree with this way of appreciating him. In fact, he'd probably be hugely turned off by rabid, simple-minded fans who worship him.

    James

  14. YaoMingMania Says:

    Hi James, very well said. I couldn't have said it better myself. And
    thanks for the compliment!

  15. Ree Says:

    Some fans will get mad as long as you don't say their team or star is perfect. It's just the way it is, no need to explain. We know the sweat and hours you've put in supporting the Rockets and Yao Ming!

  16. YaoMingMania Says:

    Thanks a ton, Ree!

  17. Adrian Says:

    They have a good chance..It looks like the rockets learned alot from this series, and thats defeating the fronting defenses, we have the best big man in the playoffs, against the best player in this series..But the rockets really executed against fronting defenses towards the end of the series. I'm confident as ever against the lakers, if you look at the series we were in every game, they just failed to execute down the stretch, we have a pretty good chance,we played as a solid TEAM this past series, and if we continue to play together and go inside out, Yao and co has a good chance…But to pick the young blazers against a hungry yao and a stingy rockets defense, …thats nonsense..Mark my word, The rockets will steal one in LA!

  18. Adrian Says:

    “That's bullcrap from simple-minded ideologues who need a hero figure like Yao in order to feel powerful and make their loser lives meaningful”

    Wow..Did i really deserve that? I just don't get how he picked the blazers over the rockets, we owned them in the regular season, and hes the leader of this team, no way he was going to let his team lose to some youngsters, especially after missing last years playoffs. .You 2 are very sensitive, and hey, yao proved you wrong john, so now u know better lol..He'll make sure his teammates get him the ball, cause he knows everything starts with him. He accepted it, and he delivered. its evident in his post game interviews wehen ve voiced his displeasure with his lack of touches and poor decision making from the guards, This is a special group, very cohesive, since t mac went out this team flourished with yao in the drivers seatt.. Digdeep yao, im with you thru thick and thin.. Lets get ready for round 2..If chuck hayes can come in and throw gasol off his comfort zone, which hes fully capable of doing, and with yao containing bynum, we have a pretty good chance..But hayes defense on gasol will be the x factor

  19. YaoMingMania Says:

    Uh, yeah, you kinda did deserve it.

    All kinds of experts picked the Blazers. Are you commenting on their blogs now saying I told you so? Did you put a stake in the ground before this series started and comment on this blog you thought the Rockets were going to win? I didn't think so. Weak. Where were you after the Rockets blew Game 5 and were on the verge of having to go to Portland to play a Game 7 they would have lost? They came very close to losing this series. Games 3 & 4 could have gone either way. So don't look at this series as a black and white thing. That's stupid. You should be saying, “Wow, John, I thought Yao was going to destroy these youngsters, and I didn't realize you were so close to being right!” But no, you have to be juvenile about it and use this flawed logic that everyone should not doubt Yao because he is God.

    And you say he would not let his team lose to some youngsters, huh? How about losing to Memphis twice, Philadelphia twice, etc., earlier in the season. He played in those games and lost.

    Man, you just don't get it. You really need to learn how to read what I had written.

    If Yao “delivered,” then Artest “outdelivered” him by 10 points in Game 6, dude. With your logic, then, Artest is the hero. Your argument holds no water.

    Funny how you now bring up all his teammates only after I had to remind you about their deficiencies. In your world when you made your first comment, his teammates were just crash test dummies and Yao could carry them no matter how they played.

    Lots of “ifs” in your Laker prediction. Take a stand and make a prediction like I did without all the caveats. Anyone can hem and haw and say they would have been right only “if” certain things happened. I thought your man Yao could beat all the 'youngsters?' Yao is older than most of the Lakers, so using your logic, Yao will sweep the Lakers in 4 games. I'll take that as your prediction.

    Sorry for being harsh, but on this site, when people make accusatory and holier-than-thou comments, they've got to be prepared to take it as much as they dish it out.

  20. airchina23 Says:

    Well said, John. I saw what you saw when you made your prediction. Although I predicted Rockets in 5, but I did it because I, as a commenter, can be bolder than you without being held accountable. And the Rockets DID almost lose the series. If Portland had stolen one game in Houston, which they nearly did twice, then I wouldn't be sure that the Rockets would have won. To Adrian, no one ever doubted that Yao was going to show up, including John. We didn't have enough faith in his teammates, that's all. And the reason we won those games in the series was because of Luis Scola's consistency, Shane Battier's big shots, Brooks and Wafer's performance in some games, and of course, Ron Artest's spectacular Game 6. We needed these things ON TOP of Yao showing up and deliver.

    Looking ahead to the Lakers. The key is to stop Gasol and Odom, they present nightmarish match-ups for this team. Although we were swept in the regular season, but this is the playoffs. I fully expect this series to go 6 or even 7 games.

    My brain: Lakers in 6.
    My heart: Rockets in 6. (I don't think they'll win it if it comes down to a game 7)

    And my bold statement: Whoever wins this series will bring home the Larry O'Brien.

  21. YaoMingMania Says:

    Well said. I agree with all of it!

  22. George Says:

    Hey John,

    SHAME ON YOU. You call yourself a Rockets fan, yet you had zero faith in this team's ability in the 1st round. Anybody in the right mind knew that the Rockets were favored to win this series. You were blinded by the ESPN expert idiots and their “predictions” and decided to jump on the Portland bandwagon.

    Yao Ming would be ASHAMED of you!

    P.S. BEAT LA

  23. YaoMingMania Says:

    You are an idiot. And you can't read, either (see my responses to Adrian). So you picking the Lakers in this one? In your mind, sounds like they're going to be winning the championship every season until Yao retires.

  24. YaoMingMania Says:

    So “Anybody in their right mind knew that the Rockets were favored to win this series.” Uhhh, so talk to all of the guys who were at Sportsradio610 (Rockets' flagship station) who predicted that Portland would win. And I don't even watch ESPN. I have enough of a brain to do my own thinking.

  25. George Says:

    Did I say they are going to beat the Lakers? NO, but I know that when there's a will, there's a way.

    The Blazers? We absolutely own this team in every way imaginable. Their only win against us in the regular season was off a miracle 35foot HEAVE from Brandon Roy. We own them at the Toyota center. Their centers have no offensive game and shooting touch to draw Yao out of the lane. They're young and inexperienced. The list goes on and goes.

    Any OBJECTIVE Rockets fan knew the Rockets would take this series. This was our perfect 1st round match up and it showed. As for you, John, you got drawn up in all the crap ESPN feeds us everyday. You probably think Kobe and LeBron are Gods. And you picked the Blazers to that this when the ball was clearly in our court.

    Sorry. Glory does not come to the faithless.

  26. YaoMingMania Says:

    You are an idiot. If it wasn't for some lucky breaks in Games 3 or 4, which
    could have gone either way, I wouldn't be rubbing your nose in it. WHERE
    WAS YOUR PREDICTION YOU COWARD. You forget that I wrote that I hoped the
    Rockets would prove me wrong. And to reiterate, Sherlock, I don't watch
    SportsCenter.
    Boy, you are faithless to not pick the Rockets over the Lakers. Where's the
    faith you Rocket homer?

  27. George Says:

    Hey John,

    SHAME ON YOU. You call yourself a Rockets fan, yet you had zero faith in this team's ability in the 1st round. Anybody in the right mind knew that the Rockets were favored to win this series. You were blinded by the ESPN expert idiots and their “predictions” and decided to jump on the Portland bandwagon.

    Yao Ming would be ASHAMED of you!

    P.S. BEAT LA

  28. YaoMingMania Says:

    You need help. And you can't read, either (see my responses to Adrian). It's not about faith, buddy. I'm objective. You aren't. So you picking the Lakers in this one? In your mind, sounds like they're going to be winning the championship every season until Yao retires.

  29. YaoMingMania Says:

    So “Anybody in their right mind knew that the Rockets were favored to win this series.” Uhhh, so talk to all of the guys who were at Sportsradio610 (Rockets' flagship station) who predicted that Portland would win. And I don't even watch ESPN. I have enough of a brain to do my own thinking.

  30. George Says:

    Did I say they are going to beat the Lakers? NO, but I know that when there's a will, there's a way.

    The Blazers? We absolutely own this team in every way imaginable. Their only win against us in the regular season was off a miracle 35foot HEAVE from Brandon Roy. We own them at the Toyota center. Their centers have no offensive game and shooting touch to draw Yao out of the lane. They're young and inexperienced. The list goes on and goes.

    Any OBJECTIVE Rockets fan knew the Rockets would take this series. This was our perfect 1st round match up and it showed. As for you, John, you got drawn up in all the crap ESPN feeds us everyday. You probably think Kobe and LeBron are Gods. And you picked the Blazers to that this when the ball was clearly in our court.

    Sorry. Glory does not come to the faithless.

  31. YaoMingMania Says:

    You are an idiot. If it wasn't for some lucky breaks in Games 3 or 4, which could have gone either way, I wouldn't be rubbing your nose in it. WHERE WAS YOUR PREDICTION YOU COWARD? You forget that I wrote that I hoped the
    Rockets would prove me wrong. And to reiterate, Sherlock, I don't watch SportsCenter.

    Boy, you are faithless to not pick the Rockets over the Lakers. Where's the faith you Rocket homer?

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