Rising Rockets: Youth, Teamwork, and Humility Fueling ’09-’10 Team

Posted: 29th December 2009 by Austin Schindel in NBA
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In a day and age of superstars, shoe contracts, and puppets posing as people, the Houston Rockets are a breath of fresh air. When Yao Ming, Tracy McGrady, and Ron Artest seemed to suddenly disappear, there was no telling what kind of team would be left over. After the rubble had cleared, and the roster became apparent, nobody thought that the team projected to finish out of the playoffs could possibly be 18-13. The reason of their successes...teamwork. Not one player on this team thinks that he is better or more important than anyone else. There is the perfect mix of speed, toughness, and desire, with a little bit of talent mixed in. The root of their humility is their beginnings. None of the players on this team were number one overall picks. None of them were ever in negotiations for meg ...

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