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Houston Rockets: The New “Bad Boys” of the NBA?

Published by on May 8, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

Hey, all. I was up bright and early this morning talking with a buddy of mine and I got to thinking:

"Are the Houston Rockets the modern day Detroit Bad Boys?"

Yes, I know that something very shocking coming from a Detroit Pistons fan, but it's true. And in this humble little column I will attempt to explain to you why that is.

Let's just look at it simply. The Rockets thrive on four things—intensity-filled defense, a genuine like of one another, a desire to be the underdogs, and a love of playing physical and getting to the other team.

Starting to sound familiar?  

The '80s Pistons thrived on not being given much of against the juggernauts of the Boston Celtics and Los...

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