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When did you start following the Rockets?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Trackball, Jul 17, 2012.

  1. JD88

    JD88 Member

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    Followed the Rockets randomly when they got Chuck Hayes, then paid a little more attention when they got Patterson. Then I moved to Houston a month ago.
     
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    vernon. maxwell.
     
  3. treyk3

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    I vaguely remember the first championship but I vividly remember watching the Rockets play Jordan (I was born in 1989 and was completely obsessed with MJ like every other boy in America). I would say I became a huge Rockets fan after they acquired Barkley but always was watching.
     
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    when there was a buzz in the city again , everyone chanting bring michael n the bulls and we came up short against the jazz in 1997.:mad:
     
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    When the Rockets traded away Pippen.
     
  7. monster

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    Around 1980....9yrs old.
     
  8. SWTsig

    SWTsig Contributing Member

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    around the time Akeem and his gf at the time came and spent the day with my family... 87 or so. took me a little longer to get into the rockets as i was already a huge oilers and astros fan.
     
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    Uconn4Life New Member

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    Now

    When Jeremy Lamb got drafted....and you guys might get Lin, even better.
     
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    same.............:)
     
  11. pollaxt

    pollaxt Contributing Member

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    This was the answer OP was looking for.
     
  12. rocketsmetalspd

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    1979 I was 14 and have been loyal to the Rockets since then. I hope to see them win another Chip soon.
     
  13. ReverseBjorn

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    I'm thinking 89. My dad and I used to listen to the rockets on the radio in my room. I had one of those flimsy basketball hoops on my door and my dad would get mad at me since i was always playing while he listened to those really close games. I would tell him, "I'm practicing my free throws since they always miss theirs at the end of games!"
     
  14. Jupiter Da Gawd

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    In 2004, the year Mcgrady came to Houston, I was in 4th grade
     
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    When they went from San Diego Rockets to Houston Rockets.
     
  17. bucky99

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    in the early 90s, following Hakeem and the championships
     
  18. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    Our first finals appearance with Moses.
     
  19. Morey=Money

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    My guess would be around 1980 or so. I was around seven years old and can remember watching Malone, The Murph, and Rudy T.

    My favourite team besides the championship years though was the twin towers I honestly believe as good as Hakeem was Sampson could have been better. That is borderline blasphemy I know lol.

    Favourite rockets of mine would be

    Dream
    Sampson
    Murphy
    Maxwell
    Francis
    Horry
    Scott Brooks
    Mario Elie
    Sam Cassell
    Sleepy Flyod
    Mutombo
    Willis
    Yao
    Mobley
    Battier
    Scola
    Lee
    Landry
    Parsons
    Lamb
    D-Mo
    Howard?
     
  20. Bids9

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    Late 90's in Australia we didnt get to see many if any games but always liked Hakeem and the rockets. When he retired bball on tv became more scarce so didnt follow at all. Then moved in with some friends who were massive NBA fans so needed to jump on a team again. Loved the way T-Mac played so followed him at Orlando for a year or two and then was stoked when he went to the Rockets as that was my initial team. Have followed the Rockets ever since and get more and more passionate as the years go on.
     

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