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What happened to Joel Blank?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Air Langhi, Feb 29, 2016.

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  1. snowconeman22

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    LOL vicious
     
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  2. GetThatLight

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    If I were him, I woulda taken the severance.
    Fired, forced to resign, whats the difference?
     
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  3. Dave2000

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    I can confirm that is not the case.....
     
  4. joeson332

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    yall so rude lol.
     
  5. joeson332

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    stay woke
     
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    Joel Blank was Keyzer Soze

    ^.^
     
  7. Haymitch

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    Who was he? Did he do the radio play by play?
     
  8. FTW Rockets FTW

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    Not surprised that he was fired
    Never the right choice to be hired
    His Wisconsin roots were never admired
    And his commentary never inspired
    More often than not he misfired
    His lame rhyming eventually backfired
    And all his audience became tired
    I hope he is now back home happily retired
     
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    "I'm a good dude" sounds like he was let go for cause. No other reason to say that.
     
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  10. joeson332

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    brilliant
     
  11. GetThatLight

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    real talk, from what i know joel blank is a really good dude and his contribution to the organization went beyond radio commentary. he was with them long before he started doing the radio.
     
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  12. Air Langhi

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    He was their radio pre/halftime/post game guy. He also did color at home games. The rockets don't have a color guy that travels on the road. Given the rockets are one of the most profitable teams in the NBA they are pretty cheap for not having a color guy on the radio. He is like calvin and kevin on the TV broadcasts.
     
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  13. GetThatLight

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    he was also director of broadcasting for the organization on the business side
     
  14. Haymitch

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    Thanks.

    That being the case, I'm assuming his firing/whatever was a result of something more serious than lame rhymes.
     
  15. pippendagimp

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    wait isn't this the guy who did all those player interviews on rockets.com? who said he was with the team since before the championship years?
     
  16. HadToDoItCF

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    Joel is just he most recent victim of the Front Office carnage. At some point they'll have to fire their guns at each other. I'll miss Joel, as I thought he was one of the few guys not buying in to the pre-stocked company lines.
     
  17. Zergling

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    Sad that Drexler keeps a job longer than Blank
     
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  18. joeson332

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    Starting to get on board the Drexler is annoying train
     
  19. xtruroyaltyx

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    Blank and Ackerman has awkward chemistry.
     
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    had no idea there were people here that liked Blank. Ackerman is awesome but I always hated Joel's commentary. He never added anything and he ruined the flow of the broadcast.
     
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