With the Rockets officially home for the summer after missing this year’s postseason, Houston fans still have something to cheer about on the hardwood: The Development League team, the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, have stormed into the D-League Finals.
And the Vipers stole the show in game one of the finals, blowing out Tulsa 124-107.
Game two of the best-of-three series, which tipped off Tuesday night as Houston’s D-League fans had the brooms ready, resulted in a clean sweep of the Tulsa’s 66ers as Rio Grande Valley won in come-from-behind fashion, 94-91.
How sweet it is; it may not be a NBA Title, but there’s a lot of solid hope for Houston’s future on the hardwood.
Let’s take a look at the top five stars and performers for the D-League Champion Rio Grande Valley Vipers…