Like George Springer before him, Lance McCullers Jr. took the Rockets 'First Shot' -- and also missed
Being a two-sport star is no easy task -- why else do you suspect it hasn't happened very much?
After the Astros won the World Series, George Springer turned up at a Rockets game to take the ceremonial 'First Shot' prior to tip-off ... and he missed it, just as he expected he would.
On Monday night, it was Lance McCullers Jr.'s turn to step up to the free-throw line and take a shot before the Rockets beat the Nets:
... though he, too, came up short.
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Those two may not be able to run the court with James Harden, Trevor Ariza and the NBA, but they're doing OK in their own right.