The start of a new year is a time when we all make a list of things we'd like to see happen going forward. The same holds true for the Houston Rockets, who enter 2014 with a new set of expectations.
Houston closed out 2013 by going 8-8 in the month of December and finishing with a record of 21-13 (as of Dec. 31). They are currently second in the Southwest Division and are holding down the sixth spot in the Western Conference.
Like any newly assembled "superteam," the Rockets have had their ups and downs. New addition Dwight Howard has shown signs of returning to his old dominant form. James Harden continues to be a scoring machine, while Jeremy Lin and Chandler Parsons continue to develop into potential stars.
On the flip side, injuries have ravaged the team, and the distraction of Omer Asik's trade demand has grabbed more headlines than it probably should have.
Luckily, 2014 brings with it a clean slate and, with that, come a number of things we would like to see from Kevin McHale's boys in the new year. Some may call these "resolutions," but here are 10 things we would like to see from the Houston Rockets in 2014.