Originally posted on FatManWriting  |  Last updated 4/10/13
Houston Rockets are Playoff Bound! Back when the Houston Rockets were regulars in the playoffs and won a couple of titles the team was known as either Clutch City or the Cardiac Kids depending on who you talked to. They seemed to have a knack for pulling things out in the end, but at the same time it was their play that often put them in a position where they had to become ‘clutch’ in order to pull out the win. The last two seasons that mantra seemed to fin the season as a whole. For the bulk of the season they would play pretty good basketball, well enough to be in contention for a post season bid. Down the stretch they were not ‘clutch’ at all blowing their chances with big losses when it mattered most. That was then. This is now. With Tuesday night’s big 101-98 win over the Phoenix Suns the Rockets have clinched a trip to the post season for the first time since the 2008-09 season. “I actually didn’t think I would be excited,” Jeremy Lin said. “I was like...
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