Houston Astros: Four ways this team compares to the 93-95 Rockets

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What game stands out to you in the 1994 NBA Finals?

  • Game 3 when rookie Sam Cassell hit a clutch three-pointer to give the Rockets a big win on the road?
  • Game 6 when Hakeem Olajuwon made a critical block against John Starks and the Knicks?

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    How about 1995?

    What about 2017 for the Astros?

    See, Houston is Clutch City for these reasons. When the chips are down and the odds stacked against us, we will always find a way to win.

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    Naysayers will say the opponent lost the series. But we know the truth. We won the series.

    So there you have it. We saw a bit of 1994 and 1995 in the 2017 Astros. We answered the challenges when everyone thought it was over. Houston Strong we showed and everyone knows about the heart we have. I’ll just end it with this.

    Rudy Tomjanovich’s signature NBA Finals speech