5 Reasons Why the Houston Rockets Are Legitimate Contenders

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5 Reasons Why the Houston Rockets Are Legitimate Contenders
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The Houston Rockets exceeded expectations last season, but only made it to the first round of the playoffs before being sent home by the Oklahoma City Thunder. However, after the acquisition of free-agent center Dwight Howard, as reported by Kristie Rieken of the Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports, the Rockets have bigger things in mind.

With two stars in place, an unmatched offensive attack of young guns and a highly-regarded front office, the Rockets are primed to make significant strides. Houston is now a legitimate contender, and it may have what it takes to go all the way. Here are five reasons why the Rockets could win a championship in the next few years.

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