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Sports Monday: Rockets on the Brink of Elimination

The Houston Rockets are on the brink of elimination in just the first round of the NBA playoffs. Sunday night, the Rockets fell in overtime 123-120 to the Portland Trailblazers. The Blazers now own a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. This is not what the Rockets had in mind when they brought in Dwight Howard to join […]

The Houston Rockets are on the brink of elimination in just the first round of the NBA playoffs. Sunday night, the Rockets fell in overtime 123-120 to the Portland Trailblazers. The Blazers now own a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.

This is not what the Rockets had in mind when they brought in Dwight Howard to join James Harden as leaders of a franchise on the rise. We discuss the Rockets playoff troubles with CultureMap Houston sports columnist MK Bower.

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