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Is Jeremy Lin overrated? Will his star fall back to earth in Houston? Can he mesh with the Rockets and continue his run of improbable success?
No one knows, but this much is sure: Tons of people love Lin's story, and that story got 10 times cuter when Lin posted a photo of himself from a Halloween of yesteryear this week.
Lin apparently went trick-or-treating as Bambi (insert jokes about him not signing with the Bucks here), and he was just as awesome in a deer costume as he's been on the court at times.
Check out Lin as a youngster in the photo below.
Photo via Facebook/Jeremy Lin
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The city of Houston is buzzing. With the fanfare that always seems to accompany Jeremy Lin since his anointment last year, and the acquisition of James Harden followed by two monster games, The Rockets have not garnered this type of attention in years. Amidst all of the excitement, several Rockets role players are ready to [...]
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HOUSTON -- Portland Trail Blazers guard Wesley Matthews seemingly did enough by burying the game-tying 3-pointer with just under a minute left in regulation time on Saturday night at Toyota Center. But when he stripped Houston Rockets guard James Harden in the waning seconds, preventing Harden from hoisting a potential game-winning jumper at the fourth-quarter buzzer, he gave Portland...
After netting 6 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals in a win over the Atlanta Hawks, Chandler Parsons took a second to discuss the role players on the Houston Rockets roster.
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James Harden has put on quite a show in each of his first two games with the Houston Rockets.
The reigning Sixth Man of the Year is only starting to get comfortable.
Harden looks to continue his remarkable play Saturday night as the undefeated Rockets open their home schedule against the Portland Trail Blazers, who haven't experienced much success during their last several...
Houston Rockets Receive: James Harden, Daquan Cook, Lazar Hayward and Cole Aldrich
Oklahoma City Thunder Receive: Kevin Martin, Jeremy Lamb, 2 1st Round Picks and 1 2nd Round Pick
Houston Analysis: The Rockets got by far the best player in the trade and a legitimate building block and budding star in James Harden. Harden is only 23 and already one of the best shooting guards in the...
Rookie Damian Lillard scored 20 points, including eight in overtime, and the Portland Trail Blazers slowed down James Harden in a 95-85 win over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night.
Lillard and Nicolas Batum each made a 3 to help Portland open an 87-81 lead early in overtime. Harden then made a pair of free throws before Lillard converted a reverse layup. His second 3 of overtime...
ATLANTA -- James Harden picked up where he left off after his eye-popping 37-point debut against the Pistons on Halloween, scoring 45 points to lead Houston Rockets to a 109-102 win over the Atlanta Hawks. Jeremy Lin added 21 points and 10 rebounds, and Omer Asik had a career-high 19 rebounds. Josh Smith led the Hawks' frantic fourth-quarter comeback, giving the Hawks an...
If Jeremy Lin has a very productive year for the Rockets, he'll make it difficult for the Knicks to forget him so easily. In Houston's inaugural game of the season Wednesday night, he propelled himself to a strong start. The Harvard grad scored 12 points, dished out 8 assists, and grabbed 4 steals. Perhaps more impressively, Lin's had a team-high plus/minus of +23 (the...
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