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2009 Ron Artest Rockets

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2009 Ron Artest Rockets 

Post#1 » by RoxSteady » Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:06 pm

The Netflix doc. on Malice at the Palace renewed my interest in Ron Artest. Accordingly I did some Basketball-Reference exploring and was intrigued by the 2009 Rockets, a team I didn't follow too closely. They lost in 7 games to the eventual champion L.A. Lakers who face Dwight Howard's Magic in the Finals (who defeated the Cavs but it's noteworthy that KG was hurt for the Celts). During the 7 game series, the Rockets lost Yao. Artest and Shane Battier carried them forward. T-Mac also played 35 games for the team and although declining, seemingly would've helped.

Would love to hear more about what it was like to follow this squad from the fans.
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Re: 2009 Ron Artest Rockets 

Post#2 » by reamily » Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:49 am

Its still 2009 Yao ming rockets, this was imo cemented yao short nba career where he carried houston up to that point...lakers dogged woth rick adelman led squad but still win in the end..
They have Yao scola battier artest and aaron brooks?

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