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Though Jeremy Lin conceded he has "a lot of holes" in his own game the Houston Rockets' point guard said he believes the free-agent signing of Dwight Howard makes the team a dangerous threat as an NBA championship contender.
Reminded that Hakeem Olajuwon told Fox 26 in Houston the Howard-Lin tandem on offense could be "very deadly" after the former Rockets great worked out both in Colorado Lin said "I think our team can be deadly" in a taped interview to be aired on ESPN Radio's "The Ian O'Connor Show" on Sunday morning.
"I think Dwight Howard himself is already pretty deadly of a player" Lin said. "For us it's just a matter of getting on the same page and buying into the system and I think adding [Howard] as a piece to the puzzle it's incredible. I think we're all extremely excited and we know what we have and he looks healthy he looks explosive and he's looking better and better in terms of recove...
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After a surprisingly big season with the New York Knicks, Linsanity was born. But unfortunately for Jeremy Lin, it was nearly impossible to meet the expectations set before him as he signed a big contract to play for the Rockets the following year.
Luckily, Lin had the humility to not get caught up in all the hype that surrounded him amid a lackluster first season in Houston. ...
Jeremy Lin admitted that he has "a lot of holes" in his game, but he expects the Houston Rockets to be a title contender.
"I think our team can be deadly," said Lin.
"I think Dwight Howard himself is already pretty deadly of a player," Lin said. "For us, it's just a matter of getting on the same page and buying into the system, and I think adding...
Hakeem Olajuwon already had the chance to work wtih Dwight Howard on his post game in the summer. The all-time great center and post playguru has been training players for years now, but the Rockets appear close to becoming one of the premier teams in the league (or at least in the top four, if Daryl Morey is right). Olajuwon is taking on a more active role within the Rockets organization...
There are few people in the National Basketball Association that have a beard like Houston Rockets guard James Harden and some of you might wonder, what would need to happen for James to ever shave it completely off.
Apparently, the fine folks over at TMZ had exactly those thoughts and decided to ask James what exactly needed to be done to get him to remove his facial hair.
This part of the issue with the Lakers right now. Why are they still talking about the past? They had the same issue the first few weeks after Dwight Howard decided to take his talents to Houston. Everyone came out with statements and comments about it, but the best course of action for the franchise […]
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Metta World Peace is a big fan of his team.
Only it is his former team. The Lakers.
And like many fans, World Peace is a bit delusional.
The former Lakers forward told Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York that he believes the Lakers will return to the Finals as the West's representative this year. That is the same Lakers team that is capped out this year, that will not know...