Found December 11, 2012 on NESN.com:
Life is quieter for Jeremy Lin now, and most of the early-season hoopla surrounding James Harden has worn off as well. The Houston Rockets are back to being just another so-so basketball team with a collection of young, exciting players and a couple of recognizable second-tier stars. Those two stars were supposed to lead Houston into a new era. The Rockets had completed their purge of all vestiges of the Yao Ming-Tracy McGrady era and looked to blaze a new path, Billy Beane-style, powered by hard math and cutting-edge technological analysis. So far, however, the numbers tell a troubling tale about Lin and Harden’s ability to play together. That is, they cannot. Lin tied his career high with 38 points as the Rockets scored 126 points, their second-highest mark of the season, in an overtime loss to the Spurs on Monday. Although Lin’s offensive breakout might have been encouraging for the Rockets, it came with Harden missing the game with a sore right ankle. Lin’s performance continued...
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