Tracy McGrady and the Houston Rockets are Done

December 29th, 2009 by Avery Xie Leave a reply »
Quite a long time ago, I wrote an article about Pops Mensah-Bonsu signing with the Rockets. I was happy to see an energy come to Houston.

But I was confused because we already had a person that was doing his job, and he did not give the Rockets the added height they needed (He is actually 6’7.5").

Also, the rookies coming in were very promising, with the likes of Chase Budinger, I didn’t know if he had a place, and I was correct.

In November, Pops Mensah-Bonsu was waived by the Rockets. Morey stated the reason was what I thought it would be, for flexibility of the roster.

But at this time of year, Rockets are one of the surprise teams (along with the Phoenix Suns, Atlanta Hawks, and maybe a few others that are having a good run this month) that many, such as Charles Barkley, thought would struggle to win when the Rockets have already exceeded the mark.

Recently, Tracy McGrady has returned to the Rockets. He has been playing small stints of seven minutes and after a few games has asked for more playing time, which Rick Adelman has refused.

He didn’t play for the Rockets for the last few games and is now want ...

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