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Houston Rockets Daily Social Buzz: Championship Flashback

By Tamberlyn Richardson
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While social media has been active especially with the NBA Finals the last few days the Houston Rockets have also been in the spotlight. As for the daily social media buzz from June 14th it was a relatively quiet day.

Rockets Players

The one player note is James Harden became the recipient of an award he likely wishes he didn’t win. Hopefully it will serve to motivate the bearded man in his offseason workouts:

If Harden is looking for inspiration this outta do it: 2015-16 Shaqtin' a Fool MVP: James Harden #NBA https://t.co/XbQ6uPsAfP via @YouTube

— Space City Scoop (@SpaceCity_Scoop) June 15, 2016

Rockets Team Related 

As for team news June 14th offered fond memories for Houston Rockets fans:

Remember this?

On this day in 1995 we went back-to-back. #ClutchCity ✌️

Championship memories on this day in 1995. #ClutchCity

21 years ago, the Rockets went back-to-back, became lowest-seeded team (No. 6) ever to win a title pic.twitter.com/OsFnMUOZ1D

— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 14, 2016

Happy Flag Day

TODAY is FLAG DAY! Love the flag & love America! Happy Flag Day!!! — feeling patriotic

— Clutch the Bear (@clutchthebear) June 14, 2016

NBA Finals

Add tailor and designer to LeBron James list of titles LeCoach, LeGM, LeCommish, LeDesigner:

Cavs wore sleeves because LeBron James told them to https://t.co/WQRLbfnrj9 pic.twitter.com/HmSTl6g7jG

— Sporting News NBA (@sn_nba) June 14, 2016

Bottom line barring the Cavaliers forcing Draymond Green into a flagrant in the opening minute of Game 6 to get him ousted from the final 2 games (though nothing is impossible), they are still in control of this series:

Don't be fooled; Warriors still are in control of NBA Finals, and they know it https://t.co/6NtC9NTPJW pic.twitter.com/GsPDFGqDzF

— Sporting News NBA (@sn_nba) June 14, 2016

So that suspension sure did help LeBron out, now what?

LeBron James was wise to get Draymond Green suspended, but now what? https://t.co/apu4SBxvNA

— Sean Deveney (@SeanDeveney) June 14, 2016

And if you listened to the Tamberlyn’s Tip Off podcast you’ll know exactly which play Antonio Davis is referring to (hint: it’s from the Raptors vs Cavs ECF when LeBron patted his bicep after powering through DeRozan only to flop immediately after and somehow draw a flagrant on the play vs Biyombo):

Antonio Davis: Players don't fear LeBron James, so they call him names https://t.co/K6RkRedJkR pic.twitter.com/Xu4HtYfVsm

— Sporting News NBA (@sn_nba) June 14, 2016

Tamberlyn & Nicole Monique of @TWSSSPORTS keep it real B_tch! #DraymondSuspended #LeBron #ALLINnetwork #NBAFinalshttps://t.co/kuFI86H0YA

— Tamberlyn's Tip-Off (@TTOTambz) June 13, 2016

Ayesha Curry returned to social media. Now many said the game appeared to be called fairly, but upon closer examination I challenge anyone to find me ONE drive by Kyrie Irving that didn’t include a push off. If you want to see examples of how refs call offensive push-offs just go watch ANY of the Raptors games versus Cleveland!

Can refs get fined?

— Ayesha Curry (@ayeshacurry) June 14, 2016

Make sure you check out the current Space City Scoop series including the rest of our year end player analysis, draft prospects worthy of Rockets picking or trading for, our best of reader/fan posts  and our end of season Rockets Round Table:

Next: Complete list of 2016 -2017 Free Agents

Next: Rockets Fans Speak - the Series

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