Found February 17, 2013 on Beyond The Buzzer:
With the off-season signings of Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik, and an in-season trade to acquire James Harden, Rockets GM Daryl Morey has had an impressive year – and the organization isn’t about to let him walk. According to Jonathan Feigen, Houston Chronicle: With the Rockets’ retooling exceeding his expectations, owner Leslie Alexander said he will not let the contract of general manager Daryl Morey expire after next season… “We’ll re-up him. Daryl knows that I judge him all the time. I’ve told him. He’s not shy about it, either. He just knows that’s the way I operate. Why wouldn’t I? The general manager is the one person in your organization you can really judge. He can make good moves or bad moves. This year, I think he’s made three terrific moves.”  

The Best Of The D-League, Featuring Royce White

Hey everyone, Scott from here to bring to you the best of this past week in the D-League. Today, I’ve decided to bend the rules a little bit. Instead of handing out Performance of the Week honors to the person who had the most outstanding game, I’ve given it to someone who, after months and months of drama and controversy, actually made his long-awaited D-League...

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Jeremy Lin Is Happy He Didn’t Bring ‘Linsanity’ to NBA All-Star Game Because He Didn’t Deserve to Be Voted In

Jeremy Lin is in his first season with the Rockets after his sudden rise with the Knicks this time last season. His new home played host to the 2013 NBA All-Star Game, but the Houston point guard did not get an invite. Lin participated in Saturday night’s skills challenge, though, and was content with just watching the game on Sunday. “I’m kind of thankful I didn’t get voted...

Jeremy Lin Says He’s Thankful He Wasn’t Voted An All Star Starter

For a good several weeks Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin was on pace to have the most All Star votes  for Western Conference point guards. We almost had a scenario, where Lin would have started the NBA All Star game over the likes of Chris Paul, Russell Westbrook, and Tony Parker. That didn’t happen of course, Lin didn’t even make the All Star team.  Lin for his part...

Aside from Melo, Felton Most Crucial to Knicks Success

This time last year, every Knicks fan along with the entire country was experiencing “Linsanity”. The emergence of Jeremy Lin had every single fan of the New York Knicks salivating, and had erased any uncertainty over who should be the Knicks point guard of the future. However, last summer, on July 14th, the Knicks acquired both Raymond Felton and Kurt Thomas from the Portland...

2-Time MVP Kevin Hart Leads West Over East During Celebrity All-Star Game (VIDEO)

Kevin Hart may lack a few things in size, but he makes up for it in humor. However his basketball skills are still an area of concern, being that his improvement is declining faster than his height. The 32 year old actor is now a two time MVP at the Sprint Celebrity All-Stars game. So who is your big man now? Well I guess if you twist my arm I would have to say Kevin Hart is now...
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