HOUSTON – The Houston Rockets came up short Monday night against the Golden State Warriors, 101-92 in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals, and Houstonians everywhere turned to social media to react to the loss.
Reactions were mixed, but generally optimistic about the team's future.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner:
So close and yet so far away. Proud of the Houston Rockets and so very proud of Houston fans. This was a terrific season and we shall return but allow me to say tonight-it does hurt. st— Sylvester Turner (@SylvesterTurner) May 29, 2018
Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo:
Although the season didn’t end the way we wanted it to, @HoustonRockets gave our city a lot to cheer about this year. Here’s to a great season. Best is yet to come. #RunaAsOne 🚀🚀 https://t.co/jE5mTgmRSP— Chief Art Acevedo (@ArtAcevedo) May 29, 2018
Congratulations to the Rockets on an excellent season. This is a great team with a bright future. Houston should be proud. 🚀— Yao Ming (@YaoMing) May 29, 2018
Rockets Coach Mike D’Antoni:
KPRC2's Cathy Hernandez:
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