Perkins reverses course on Rockets, talks Giannis beef and more

Kendrick Perkins (Photo by Jayne Kamin-Oncea/Getty Images)
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ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins recently joined SportsRadio 610’s Clint Stoerner  and Wade Smith to talk all things Houston Rockets, including the Harden-Giannis feud and how he’s reversed course on the Rockets.

It’s been well documented how ESPN has seemingly had nothing but negative things to say about the Houston Rockets. We’re always seeing them use the Rockets as a national punching bag to hurl insults toward, although there are much better examples to use, such as the dysfunctional New York Knicks.

It’s also been interesting to see ESPN provide so much coverage to the Rockets, as opposed to one of the larger market teams. But one of their analysts has recently reversed course on the network’s trend of providing constant criticism of the Houston Rockets. In case you’re wondering who that particular analyst is, it’s Kendrick Perkins.

Perkins grew up in the greater Houston area (Beaumont to be exact) and has recently relocated to Houston after his playing career ended. We’ve seen alot of recent coverage and tweets from Perkins regarding the Houston Rockets, which makes sense considering how they’re in his backyard.

Perkins had an opportunity to join Sports Radio 610’s Clint Stoerner and Wade Smith on Tuesday afternoon and talked all things Rockets, ranging from the one-sided Giannis beef to how he now believes in the Rockets’ small ball strategy. With ESPN’s rising star having provided his opinion on the Rockets, let’s take a look at the top eight takeaways from the interview.

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