Magic Johnson leaves the Rockets off his list of title contenders

Are the Houston Rockets a title contender? Magic Johnson weighs in.

Despite making the Western Conference Finals last year and adding a star point guard in Ty Lawson, NBA legend Magic Johnson doesn't seem to be all that impressed with the Houston Rockets.

The former Lakers star has a bit of a reputation for leaving off big names or teams when making bold statements on Twitter, and this was no different. 

It seems silly to leave the Rockets off any list of title contenders, especially considering all the injuries the team suffered through last season. With no real substantial losses in free agency and a clean bill of health, the Rockets should be in the title picture. 

Magic just doesn't seem to think so, apparently. 

(h/t Dime)

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