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Did the owner of the Houston Rockets push management into the signing of Jeremy Lin? Rumors out of Houston say yes. I hate to say it, but Lin is completely overrated as an NBA player and not worth the huge payday he received. I believe this deal will turn out to be one of the least valuable in recent years. Maybe that is kind of harsh, but I can’t help what I feel. NY made a intellectual basketball decision and not a marketing decision. It looks like Houston saw dollar signs.
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Raymond Felton is back in the Big Apple and loving it. And with the last vestiges of “Linsanity” .....
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Royce White will be using a rented RV for his first road trip with the Houston Rockets; he was given permission by the league — due to his anxiety order and fear of flying — to be allowed other forms of transportation to get to drivable away games. In this case, White will be bussed, [...]The post Royce White Will Travel By RV to New Orleans, Orlando appeared first on The NBA Mistress.
Yao Ming was a hard worker when he played in the NBA, but really, how tough is it score when you're 7-foot-6?
While Yao enjoyed being able to just turn and plunk the ball into the basket in his sport of choice, he has found recreational athletics to be a bit more challenging now that he's retired.
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“Yao Ming being adorable” is up near the top of the things With Leather loves most, somewhere between Phillie Phanatic human interest stories and Kate Upton outtakes. And while nothing could ever replace Yao Ming holding a panda in our hearts, the Yao Ming golf swing is coming awfully close.Everything about it is beautiful. The swing itself. The way he just stares at the ball...
Over the weekend, Yao Ming decided to hit the links and play a little bit of golf in China.For those of you wondering, how well does a 7'6 Asian guy play golf? It appears from the clip that Mr. Ming needs to work on his swing:
Video: Completely misses the golf ball
What might have been the last thing the San Antonio Spurs and David Robinson should have done when presenting "The Admiral" with the 1995 NBA MVP award? Having the ceremony right before Game 1 of the 1995 Western Conference playoffs in front of Houston Rockets' Hakeem Olajuwon.
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posted by Romy AquinoSo the Toronto Raptors got themselves a winner. Well, a social media winner. Remember 'Linsanity'? Remember that famous pic of the couch that Jeremy Lin slept on during that time? Well, that was a @LandryFields tweet from his days with the New York Knicks. And it won an award...an NBA social media award...entitled the 'Snap Shot' award...
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When the Hall of Fame running back learned that a Houston couple desperate to have a baby was auctioning off one of his most rare cards to fund one last attempt at in vitro fertilization, he was stunned.
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Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is two weeks away. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Southwest Division. Today is the Houston Rockets.
2011-12 Record: 34-32
Key Losses: Luis Scola (signed with Phoenix), Kyle Lowry (traded to Toronto), Goran Dragic (signed with Phoenix)
The competition in the Atlantic Division could be the most intriguing in the Eastern Conference, as there are four teams in the running for the title.
The Philadelphia 76ers and Brooklyn Nets were two of the most active teams in the offseason and should be improved. Meanwhile, the Boston Celtics added depth, while the New York Knicks boosted their roster too.