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Your browser does not support iframes.The Houston Rockets attempted to sing their version of the "Dreidel Song" in celebration of Hannukah, and as you can see by this video, it didn't go so well.You would think the team would have learned to avoid forcing their players to do something their not good at, singing, by simply watching how the New York Mets version of "Sleigh Bells" turned out. Unfortunately, they did not. So, we are left with yet another awkward holiday video produced by a professional sports team.Perhaps the part of the video that embodies how Rockets players feel about making this comes when Chandler Parsons says, "Isn't this a Jewish thing?"For some reason, the editor decided to leave that part in. The rest is history.Via SportsGrid
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For those of you who happen to celebrate Hanukkah, the fine folks over at the Houston Rockets decided to enlist the help of the players to help sing the “Dreidel Song”.
So, below watch as Dwight Howard, Terrence Jones, Aaron Brooks, and many others try to hand to sing it:
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Jeremy Lee bruised his right knee in the first quarter of Houston’s game on Wednesday and left the game.
Lin was replaced by Francisco Garcia who will get the bulk of the playing time with James Harden also out.
Jeremy Lin (knee contusion) will not return tonight.
— Jason Friedman (@JasonCFriedman) November 28, 2013
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Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin will miss two weeks with a knee sprain.
Lin out with grade one knee sprain. Out two weeks. Will then re-evaluate.
— Jonathan Feigen (@Jonathan_Feigen) November 29, 2013
The Houston Rockets will reevaluate Lin at that point to determine if he can return. Lin collided with Paul Millsap on Wednesday.
((HT: CSN Houston/NBA))The Houston Rockets got into the holiday spirit as, for the first time in forever, Thanksgiving and Chanukah start on the same times of the year...So, the Rockets decided to break out into Chanukah song...And the HQ is still stunned as to what to think...Your browser does not support iframes.
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