By: Kiersten Ehr
Today is the time for history to be made. The Houston Rockets will play host to the Los Angeles Clippers in an epic battle at the Toyota Center in Houston.
For people who do not know the NBA (National Basketball Association) playoffs are the best out of 7. The series right now is tied 3-3- the winner today will be playing in the 2nd to last round with the last 4 teams left in contending for the championship trophy.
Game 7 is a make or break moment for both teams- the Rockets have surprised the nation as the underdogs who won’t give up without a fight.
Video Credit: Jacob Bonnington
James Harden autographing for fans
Rockets players to look at:
- James Harden (the beard guy) PPG (points per game)- 26.3 PPG*
- Dwight Howard 17.3 PPG & 13.7 REB (Rebounds) *
- Josh Smith 10.3 PPG*
- Corey Brewer 10.7 PPG *
Clippers players to look at:
- Blake Griffin, 25.4 PPG
- Chris Paul, 21.7 PPG
- DeAndre Jordan, 12.1 PPG & 13.1 REB
- Jamal Crawford, 12.4 PPG
- 2 Championships (1994,1995)
- 4 Conference titles (1981, 1986, 1994, 1995)
- 5 Division titles (1977, 1986, 1993, 1994, 2015)
History for the Clippers
- 0 Championships
- 0 Conference titles
- 2 Division titles (2013, 2014)
The bottom line is both teams have a lot to play for as a franchise and a team. Whether it’s the Houston Rockets or the Los Angeles Clippers- this final game will be one to watch and brag about to other NBA fans.
“May the odds ever be in your favor.”- Hunger Games
This game will be televised on ABC at 2:30 p.m. CT today May 17th at the Houston Rockets arena the Toyota Center. Enjoy your Sunday and watch a little basketball.