Kermit Washington Punching Rudy Tomjanovich

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The Punch: How An Infamous Moment In Houston Sports Changed Basketball Forever

Posted on · On Dec. 9, 1977, Rockets forward Rudy Tomjanovich was punched in the face during a fight in a game against the Lakers. Beyond the severe injuries the blow caused, writer John Feinstein talks about how the incident changed two lives -- and the -- NBA forever.

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Full Show: Job Forecast For 2018, And Healing After Harvey (Dec. 8, 2017)

Posted on · On Friday's Houston Matters: We learn the forecast for jobs in Houston for 2018. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro discusses her visit to Houston. We discuss how Harvey victims are healing during the holidays. Our panel of non-experts parses The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly of the week's news. And we remember an infamous moment in Houston sports history that happened 40 years ago this weekend.