Home Sports Basketball Small-ball and sacrifice: Why the Rockets’ P.J. Tucker deserves your respect SportsBasketball Small-ball and sacrifice: Why the Rockets’ P.J. Tucker deserves your respect February 28, 2020 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Everywhere you look these days, key members of the Houston Rockets are seeking a little extra spotlight. James Harden and Russell Westbrook showcased their sartorial splendor on the GQ cover. Owner Tilman Fertitta told the Austin-American Statesman how their small-ball strategy was “working” and even announced that his team isn’t afraid of the Lakers or the Clippers. The hype is understandable, what with the Rockets having won six of eight games since general manager Daryl Morey decided to go all-in on this approach that is so perfect for Mr. Seven Seconds or Less himself, Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni. They’re 38-20 in all and fourth in the West, just two games behind second-place Denver with 24 games to go. Their remaining schedule is easier than that of all but seven teams. But if anyone should be front and center right about now, telling anyone who will listen about the massive part he’s playing in this grand hoops experiment and why his days… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR As Protests Spur Posts From Athletes, N.B.A. Players Take to the Streets ‘He’s been about this’: Why Jaylen Brown driving 15 hours to protest is who he is NBA small-market clubs want full league resumption? Jones: I’m glad sports isn’t here to serve as a deodorant for the real issue Report: Small-market NBA teams concerned about being left out of return to play ‘I remember you crying’: The Athletic staffers discuss experiencing racism The '30 or more points per game' quiz "Plain Angry" Michael Jordan Joins Sports World Call For Change After George Floyd Killing Video shows JR Smith beating man who smashed his car during protests Raptors executive Masai Ujiri: 'No one is born to be racist' Op-Ed: Monty Williams is ‘angry,’ ‘afraid’ and ‘in pain’ today Rare Michael Jordan game-worn modified sneakers could sell for over $500K LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.