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  1. About Last Night: The O's Stay Alive

    Spike Friedman

    In case you were busy wishing you could just be a linebacker, and not the go-to name when someone gets tricked on the Internet, here's what you missed in sports on Wednesday: Chris Davis's 12th-inning single gave the Orioles a 5-3 win over Bosto...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  2. Is Hakeem Olajuwon's Post-Up Play Training All It's Cracked Up to...

    Brett Koremenos

    With a dazzling array of spins, fakes, and graceful footwork, Hakeem Olajuwon was as unique as any player in league history. Though we still see bits and pieces of his game today — Kobe Bryant's footwork and fadeaways, Rajon Rondo's ball fakes ...

    Blog | September 13, 2013
  3. Text Messages to Dwight Howard: Stand by Me (Also, Lean on Me)

    Shea Serrano

    Dwight Howard is a Houston Rocket. He lives in Houston. So do I. I sent him some text messages. Dwight: hey [no response] Dwight: Hey [no response] Dwight: Shea Dwight: SHEA Dwight: SHEA Dwight: SHEA Dwight: SHEA Me: Dawg, are you serious...

    Blog | August 15, 2013
  4. Text Messages to Dwight Howard From a Houston Resident: Brookston...

    Shea Serrano

    Dwight Howard is a Houston Rocket now. I sent him some text messages. Me: Yo, yo, yo! Dwight: Hello. Me: What's the word? How's the H treating you? Everything been good? Dwight: It's been okay, i guess. not that great. Me: what happened...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  5. NBA Playoffs Short-Attention-Span Power Rankings: Rockets-Thunder...

    Chris Ryan and Robert Mays and Brett Koremenos

    A survey of the players and teams making moves in last night's NBA playoff action. 1. Chandler Parsons (All GIFs by @HeyBelinda, unless otherwise noted) Chris Ryan: At various points last night, during Grantland Live's live-tweet coverage ...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  6. An oral history of Hakeem Olajuwon, Ralph Sampson, and the 1980s ...

    Jonathan Abrams

    Dunks, drugs, and disappointment: an oral history of the 1980s Houston Rockets.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  7. Craig Sager's Suits and Sideline Sartorial Disasters

    Wesley Morris

    The agony and ecstasy of Craig Sager.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  8. NBA Lockout Depression Video Series: Otis Thorpe

    Rafe Bartholomew

    Most basketball fans remember these things about the 1994 NBA Champion Houston Rockets: Hakeem Olajuwon, the guard rotation of Kenny Smith, Vernon Maxwell, and Sam Cassell, John Starks' 2-18 Game 7, and the O.J. Simpson car chase. Somewhere farther d...

    Blog | November 04, 2011