James Harden writes work excuse ahead of do-or-die Game 6

HOUSTON – It's do or die for the Houston Rockets in game six against the San Antonio Spurs.

The teams will face-off Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Toyota Center after the Rockets suffered a nail-biter of a loss in overtime in game five.

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"(The) Rockets really need to step it up," Eric, who is a Rockets fan, said. "I think defense needs to step it up a little bit more and most importantly, Harden, he had, I don't know how many turnovers."

Needing support of all Clutch City fans, Rockets superstar James Harden wrote a letter to bosses around the Houston area for fans to get out of work early.

“Dear ____’s boss,
“Please excuse ____ for a half-day of work on Thursday May 11th.
“It’s Game 6! Do or die! Starts at 7:00 but we need OUR FANS at Toyota Center EARLY and ready to create the most hyped environment we've ever seen. The guys and I really feed off that energy and those other guys… THEY HATE IT!
“So let’s do this Red Nation!
“We need to RUN AS ONE!”


The other guys, the San Antonio Spurs, are fighting to the end. But Houston fans say we can push a game seven.

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"I think we can. We can beat San Antonio, " Patricia said. "I think it's possible. I think we can do it. We just have to concentrate and focus."

There will be a liftoff party before the game that starts at 4:30p.m. with a special performance by Stephanie Rice of  "The Voice."

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