Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?


Silas ejected, Rockets suffer worst loss of season 119-108 to Pelicans

Matthew Hinton - Associated Press

Tonight was a night where the mixture of bad effort, frustration, and bad luck all foiled over as the Rockets lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 119-108. The game overall was the epitome of frustration for the Rockets fan base because the Pelicans were missing key players, due to injury, and yet the team couldn’t take advantage. The Rockets, in typical fashion this season, lose to a short handed team in a blowout. These type of losses fall on not just the players, but fall on the coaches, management, and the organization as a whole.

On the fringe of giving up

This Rockets team definitely did not have it tonight but when you come out flat and lack the urgency to come out fast, then losing this way could certainly lead to horrible outcomes. We got another poor shooting game from Jalen Green as he shot 33% from the field in 15 shots as Jabari Smith Jr shot 30% on 10 shots. The only positive play came from a KJ Martin tonight. KJ shot a perfect 7/7 from the field with 16 points. Despite the overall outcome, KJ was our lone bright spot with his constant hustle.

Could this be the last we see of Stephen Silas as coach?

Coach Stephen Silas was ejected at the end of the first quarter when his team was down 45-22. Granted, he did have legit gripes in terms of how the game had been officiated at that point but the Rockets shouldn’t have dug themselves such a deep hole going into the 2nd. Unfortunately, for Coach Silas, frustration has reached a boiling point. Not even just for this game, but for the season as a whole, could be seen visibly as he was escorted off the court. If this is the last time we do see him, we will find out quick as the Rockets turn around to play the Utah Jazz tomorrow night at Toyota Center.

Simply a bad game BUT we move on

All that can be stated is that the Rockets do not have much time to dwell on this loss. It was downright horrible and a bad watch if we’re being honest. However, since we have a quick turnaround, there’s hope for tomorrow and a possible victory to get the Rockets off the schneid. Let’s shake this loss and hope the Rockets come out with energy and give the home crowd something to cheer about.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply


image via Houston Astros


The Houston Astros have ended the off-season long search for a general manager after hiring Dana Brown Thursday afternoon.


Momentum is truly a factor in any game and this game is a prime example. Houston had a 19 point lead, entered the 4th...

Apollo Media's 2023 Oscar Predictions Apollo Media's 2023 Oscar Predictions

Movies & Pop Culture

Fellow movie lovers, we are officially BACK! The 2023 Oscar nominations have just been announced this morning and the best part of awards season...


The Houston Rockets ended a 13 game losing streak after Jalen Green went nuclear for 42 points.

You May Also Like

Movies & Pop Culture

Let me say right off the top, I hated this movie. Not because it was poorly made but because it is poorly conceived. The...


Coming into the 2022 NBA Trade Deadline, the Houston Rockets were expected to be key players. The Rockets had an abundance of assets and...

Movies & Pop Culture

“Then the LORD commanded the fish, and it vomited Jonah up onto the dry land.” Jonah 2:10 If you’ve seen the movie NOPE, the...


With the NBA trade deadline approaching, a lot of movement is expected around the league. It’s strategy time: Contenders load up for postseason runs,...