With Battier As Backbone, Look For 2009-10 Rockets To Never Give Up

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Denton Ramsey in NBA
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Despite their shortcomings, the Houston Rockets are still poised and ready to make a run for postseason play this year in the NBA. We may not have a team of All-Stars, but we do have one secret weapon that has propelled the Rockets to numerous victories; Shane Battier. As we've all seen, Battier does a lot of everything; from hustling for loose balls, to playing defense against the best of the bests, to draining 3Æs from the corner; Shane is everywhere. Add him with young additions such as Trevor Ariza, Chase Budinger, and Pops Mensah-Bonsu; plus up-and-coming stars such as Aaron Brooks, Carl Landry, and Luis Scola, and you very well might have a playoff bound team. Rockets Head Coach Rick Adelman has to be happy with the team he has hitting the hardwood in Houston, despite the fact they ...

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