With the best regular-season record in the NBA all locked up, the Houston Rockets have begun looking ahead to the playoffs.
The Rockets still have two games remaining before postseason play begins next week, however, and they don’t plan on taking any chances against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Staples Center.
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It’s been pretty bad, the first couple games at home, Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez said. Normally we play better than that. Yesterday, offensively, our performance was poor (in a 4-0 loss to the Atlanta Braves). And today it was the opposite. But we have a lot of time to put it together. We understand that we’re better than that.
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It’s obviously a far cry from when both were starring with the Gators, let alone playing in the NFL. The same goes for Wuerffel’s other recognizable flag teammates who once wore the orange and blue like Chris Doering, Frankie Hammond, Travis McGriff and Taylor Jacobs.
But before mocking their involvement in such an endeavor, consider that a $1 million prize is being offered to the winner of the AFFL’s U.S. Open of Football tournament with 11 of the games being televised on NFL Network. And by over-the-hill standards, the level of athletic competition is impressive.
Four pro teams are being led by former NFL standouts Michael Vick and Chad Ochocinco Johnson. Another features ex-running back Justin Forsett and all-world Olympic champion sprinter Michael Johnson.