Detroit Pistons-Houston Rockets: The Suprising Fortunes of Two Unlucky NBA Teams

December 14th, 2009 by Omari Sankofa II Leave a reply »
Over the past two weeks, the Pistons have improbably looked like the real deal.

The ferociousness of Rodney Stuckey and the solidity of Charlie Villanueva and Jonas Jerebko have led the Pistons to a surprising five-game winning streak.

They are now one game under the slightly coveted .500 mark.

In a warped perversion of math: Pistons - three players = five-game winning streak.

Yeah, it makes no sense. But it is happening.

Now that the Pistons have shown that they mean business, can they show that they are ready for the big time?

They get a taste on Tuesday when they face Trevor Ariza and the Houston Rockets.

This game holds a lot of significance because not only are the Pistons on the road, but also they are facing a team that swept them last year.

More than that, this team knows exactly what the Pistons are going through.

The Rockets were supposed to be a bottom-feeder this year after Yao Ming joined the stay-at-home club with Tracy McGrady.

The Rockets were supposed to suffer from a weak front court.

They were questioned when they traded defensive-sp ...

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