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Book Celebrates 50 Years of the Rockets

The Rockets are celebrating their 50th season, and our regular sports contributor Jeff Balke was involved in writing a comprehensive historical overview of the team. It’s called Celebrating 50 Seasons: the Official History of the Houston Rockets, and Jeff’s focus was on the 1990s to the present, which includes the team’s back-to-back NBA titles. Michael […]

Rockets 50th Anniv Quote Banner REVISEDRockets 50th Anniv Book CoverThe Rockets are celebrating their 50th season, and our regular sports contributor Jeff Balke was involved in writing a comprehensive historical overview of the team.

It’s called Celebrating 50 Seasons: the Official History of the Houston Rockets, and Jeff’s focus was on the 1990s to the present, which includes the team’s back-to-back NBA titles.

Michael Hagerty looks back with Jeff at the glory days of Clutch City and discovers what made those teams so special. Plus Jeff talks about his interviews with former players and about his profile of owner Les Alexander, whom he says is the best owner in Houston sports.

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