Grounded Houston Rockets Can Celebrate Not Being New Jersey Nets

March 14th, 2010 by Robert Kleeman Leave a reply »
The jokes are endless, and in many cases, accurate.

Vanilla Ice performed at halftime of a New Jersey Nets game. To make the Nets look good in comparison.

All NBA teams are at rest for All-Star weekend. And somehow, the Nets still lost.

Only 1,000 fans showed up to see the New Jersey Nets lose to the Milwaukee Bucks. And most of them were there hoping they'd get to play.

Pro basketball's unrivaled worst team continued the punchline Saturday night.

Early in the fourth quarter, center Brook Lopez found himself uncontested under the hoop. With no one there to block his easy dunk, Lopez did the honors, stuffing the ball below the rim.

The box score says, "Lopez layup shot: missed." It should say, "microcosm of a miserable season."

The Houston Rockets 116-108 win over the Nets did little to bring them closer to the eighth-seeded Portland Trail Blazers. If Houston hopes to reach the postseason, it will have to win out while Portland goes the way of another tri-state area squad.

Remember the Mets epic collapse a few years ago?

It's unlikely the Rockets can make ...

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