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Back on Monday, Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin was in Palo Alto, California to help christen a brand-new community outdoor basketball court at Mitchell Park in his hometown.
During the ceremony, the locals wanted Lin to score the first hoop at the new court and chose the mayor of Palo Alto Greg Scharff to guard him.
Watch as the mayor shuts down Lin on his first two attempts until he drains a pull-up jumper:
“Lin Stopper…Lin Stopper”
Jeremy Lin has trouble scoring against mayor of Palo Alto [Sports Grid]
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All the changes over the past two years on the Rockets' roster have some fans thinking the Rockets are on their way to another championship.
And that includes former Rocket and Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon who is buying into the return of Clutch City, especially with the 'deadly' duo of Jeremy Lin and Dwight Howard leading the way.
"Just the little offense I saw...
The first two names you here when talking about the Rockets nowadays are James Harden and Dwight Howard. Hall of famer and Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon is throwing a different twist on things.
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There's a price for everything, and James Harden will shave his signature beard if he gets the right offer.
But it's not about getting some extra cash in his pocket.
The Houston Rockets guard told TMZ he would only consider cutting it off if for a charity of his choice.
How much would it take?
According to TMS, Harden says it would have to raise at least 80,000.
Dwight Howard left Hollywood this offseason for .... China?
The Houston Rockets' center, along with New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony and NBA Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen, star in the new Chinese film "Amazing" about a virtual reality basketball video game.
But this was no secret mission for the NBA stars. The league announced in 2010 it was teaming...
Expectations are pretty lofty in H-town these days for obvious reasons.
Darryl Morey pulled off the unthinkable this off-season by convincing superstar Dwight Howard to leave the bright lights of Los Angeles to join the Rockets. While the duo of James Harden and Dwight Howard looks very scary on paper, Morey is keeping everything in perspective.
Morey spoke with a radio station about...
Just when you thought that Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey had enough on his plate, it appears that Daryl has decided to join the board of directors of Major League Gaming.
Major League Gaming currently holds major video game tournaments through out America in such games as Call of Duty, Halo, and StarCraft.
It appears that Morey’s involvement will be helping to build...
Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey joined MaD Radio to discuss the enormous free agent acquisition of Dwight Howard the Rockets championship expectations and an update on the Terrance Jones situation.
The NBA season is fast approaching and the Houston Rocket’s GM has high hopes for the two time NBA Champion franchise for the 2013-2014 season.
“I think there are probably at least...
Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey has effectively bolstered his teams' talent over the past year or so, and now has his sights on joining the upper echelon of NBA teams this very season.
On a recent radio show, Morey spoke on several subjects, including the other NBA teams he believes his Rockets will be chasing in the 2013-14 season.
"“I think there...
Anticipation is at an all time high in Houston for the upcoming NBA season. With James Harden and company being joined Dwight Howard expectations are certainly going to be high. After the way the team played without the big man last year that comes as no shock.
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This is the third in a 15-part series running Wednesdays and Fridays profiling each Milwaukee Bucks player leading up to the start of the NBA season.
Carlos Delfino never wanted to leave Milwaukee. The Argentinian small forward was comfortable in the city and would have been just fine staying with the Bucks for the long run. But Milwaukee decided against bringing Delfino back after...