The Best Houston Sports Arguments by Jose De Jesus Ortiz

By Jose De Jesus Ortiz

A hundred nice activities debates for every city-from who was once the simplest trainer to what was once the simplest play of all time. the suitable reward for activities fans-the sequence that’s sweeping the state, and is already successful in Boston, Chicago and manhattan. the simplest debates for rabid fanatics the simplest activities Arguments supplies each one urban or quarter all of the most sensible arguments in their homeland groups, with professional solutions from best activities media figures. in reality, the easiest activities Arguments sequence is the number one activities debates sequence out there! Why? -Each booklet positive aspects a hundred debates, the main of any sequence! -Each city’s booklet is written by means of authors recognized within the quarter, resulting in fan attractiveness and media curiosity. -They make excellent presents for activities fanatics of any age. -And the debates move on!

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Considering the mystique of a winner-take-all Game 7 THE BEST HOUSTON SPORTS ARGUMENTS and the misery the New York Mets heaped on the Astros in the emotional 1986 National League championship series, the Rockets’ victory over the Knicks proved especially sweet for Houston fans. Even better, they repeated the next season, making it look easy by sweeping the Orlando Magic in four games. When you think about the fact that—until the Rockets won their titles in 1994 and 1995—they were the only professional team in Houston to have reached its league’s championship game, it’s appropriate that the Rockets produced the best sports moment in Houston history.

Let’s take a look at the contenders: • Elvin Hayes’s performance to lead the University of Houston men’s basketball team over Lew Alcindor’s defending national champion UCLA Bruins on January 20, 1968, will remain one of the top performances in Houston sports. • Hakeem Olajuwon’s 30 points against the New York Knicks in Game 6 of the 1994 NBA finals at The Summit will go down as one of the most clutch performances in Houston sports, helping the Rockets stave off elimination and then win the city’s first professional championship in the next game.

McIngvale also has made his mark on the court—the tennis courts. “Against all odds, he brought the men’s season-ending tennis championships to Houston for two years,” said Robertson, one of the most decorated tennis writers to ever come out of Houston. “Roger Federer’s victory in the first Houston’s Masters Cup in 2003 effectively announced his ascendancy to the pinnacle of the sport, where he remains today. “The man we call ‘Mattress Mac’ doesn’t go by the book on anything, and he’s not afraid to open his checkbook, even if it’s to beg the Texans via two full pages in the Houston Chronicle to draft Vince Young.

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