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NHL, Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Hockey is back, and it took nearly four months and one long night to get the game back on the ice.


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Five Changes To Make The NBA All-Star Game Better

By: Martin Sumners The NBA All-Star Game was introduced in 1951. Initially, the game was an almost quaint two-hour exhibition and although held in non-cosmopolitan cities such as Ft. Wayne, Indiana, it was often elegantly […]


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Top Five All-Star Dunk Contest Dunks Of All Time

By: Martin Sumners The ABA didn’t invent the dunk but it did introduce the high-flying dunk contest at the 1976 ABA All-Star Game at the fitting site of Denver known as the Mile High City. […]


Matt Bullard

Could Rockets Starting Lineup Be Changing?

Matt Bullard, the member of the Rockets’ championship team, joins J&R for his weekly visit to discuss the upcoming game against the Spurs. The Rockets Power Hour is brought to you by Bull-Shirts!


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Van Gundy: Free Agent Market May Be Tough For Rockets

Jeff Van Gundy, the former Rockets’ Head Coach, discusses the impact of the NBA lockout and what free agency moves the Rockets should make.


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The NBA Lockout Is Over

Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry joins Dan Matthews, Paul Gallant and Matt Murphy to talk about the end of the NBA lockout.


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NBA Owners, Players Reach Tentative Deal To End Lockout

The NBA players and owners tentatively reached an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement, which means there will be a 2011-12 season, according to several reports out of New York where the two sides began negotiating Friday and ended 15 hours later.


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NBA Lockout Distractions To Pass The Time

The NBA lockout has officially outlasted the NFL lockout, and the average sports fan’s patience has officially been tested.


John Lucas watches the game

Lucas: NBA Lockout Not All About Money

John Lucas, the former Rockets’ PG, discusses the NBA lockout and his upcoming charity basketball game.


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Elie: Not Encouraged For Lockout Resolution

Mario Elie, the member of the Rockets’ World Championship team, gives his opinion of the NBA lockout.