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Houston Rockets: History of Rockets Disgruntled Players

By Phillip Pyle
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Scottie Pippen’s tenure with the rockets lasted all but 7 months (Circa 1999)

Scottie Pippen

After Michael Jordan, and Phil Jackson departed from Chicago, Pippen decided to take his talents to Houston and join Charles Barkley, and Hakeem Olajuwon. The chemistry never fully developed, and Scottie spent more time driving the wrong way on streets in Houston’s downtown.  In that season, the Rockets went 31–19, but lost to the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs, 3–1.