Special thanks to Rockets organization (Updated: 10/14/2010)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. Clutch

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    A good friend of mine has been battling cancer the last 4-5 years and was recently diagnosed with leukemia. He has four kids ranging from 8 to 13. He just has been hit with bad news quite a bit in the last few weeks.

    The Rockets gave us tickets to last night's game. His daughter had never been to a Rockets game and loved it. They were just grinning from ear to ear all night and seemed to forget their problems. They even caught one of the C&D Scrap Metal Rockets hats late in the game.

    But late in the first quarter, Rockets director of Marketing Ken Sheirr came out to our seats and brought him a Luis Scola jersey signed by Luis (his favorite player). He was floored by it and his daughter kept the jersey on all night -- just a class move by a class organization. Ken hung out with us for a quarter and talked about the team. It was awesome.

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    Anyway, I just want to say thanks for what they did -- the whole experience was very special for them.
     
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  2. matac3

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    Wow, now thats awesome.
     
  3. robbie380

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    10 star thread!
     
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    Classy move by a Class organization.
     
  5. DaDakota

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    That is wonderful, I hope your friend recovers.

    Thanks for sharing.

    DD
     
  6. ElPigto

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    That is great to hear. I'm glad that the organization is always reaching out to those that need it, whether it is financially or emotionally, it is wonderful reading stories like these.

    Good luck to your friend, I hope he is able to fight off the disease.
     
  7. The_Yoyo

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    its always nice to hear a team do this to their fans

    I wish the best for your friend Clutch!
     
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    WOW ! Great story....Best wishes to your friend and Family Clutch
     
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    Great job, Rockets!

    Well wishes to your friend, Clutch!
     
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    I'm always proud to be a fan of such classy organization.

    And good luck to your friend in his recovery.
     
  12. the_hustler

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    The blowout victory is the icing

    thanks for sharing, Clutch
     
  13. HeyDude

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    Wow, good stuff.
     
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    Great stuff, best wishes to your friend Clutch.
     
  15. GRENDEL

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    Great move by the Rockets, hope your friend gets better soon!
     
  16. Hakeemtheking

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    The are moments in life that are full of joy. I am pretty sure your friends experienced one of those momemts. Great story, Clutch.

    My God bless your friend and his family.
     
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    May your friend see a few Rockets Parades - they both deserve it!

    Awesome, thanks for sharing!!!
     
  18. SuperBeeKay

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    Wow nice! Houston has pretty good organzations in terms of management.. Rockets being second behind the Texans
     
  19. blink52y

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    Great story! Wish you friend all the best and a speedy recovery!
     
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    Great post, nice gesture by the organization... hope ur fren recovers well
     
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