Originally Posted by RoseCity07
I have no idea. I don't even know why the Rockets were 6th in 1995.
If I remember correctly, I think a lot of it had to do with Hakeem being out a few games and also the new team dynamic with Otis Thorpe being gone and adjusting Clyde into the rotation.
I remember the TNT team (except C Webb) didn't predict a positive outcome in the Rockets' postseason chances.
That Rockets run in the 95 playoffs was one of the best underdog runs I have seen since I started watching NBA in 1991, even to this day.
Rudy T (when asked about the Rockets' low chances during the celebration after sweeping Orlando), "Don't ever estimate the heart of a champion!"