If you had money on the number one team making it to the Finals this year, then you are probably avoiding some debtors this week. If you doubled down the minute Kawhi went out with an injury, then your were sorely mistaken. In fact, it doesn’t appear he was even present for the game on Friday night to root his team on, something Spurs fans can relate to.
The San Antonio goal was set up by Midfielder Ollie Wright who had a terrific game, making several big plays at both ends of the field. For Wright, it was his first Assist in a SAFC uniform. He played a precise pass through the box to a streaking Dhillon whose only touch was to hammer the ball immediately into the net, beating RGV-FC Keeper Tyler Deric on the near post with a magnificent strike for the early 1-0 lead.
Sixth in a series As the Rockets await an NBA draft lottery this year that is critical to the franchise’s rebuild, we take a look back at previous lotteries they were involved in. The Rockets are “credited” with ushering in the lottery system after they were accused of tanking in 1983-84 to land Hakeem Olajuwon with the first overall pick (they also had to win a coin flip with Portland).