Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 7/17/12
This is the town that embraced Yao and made him one of the most polarizing figures in the NBA. But, Yao was a #1 overall pick that came directly from China. Yao was a giant Lin is a Harvard grad who was born in this country and I just do not see the same kind of hype Yao got. The 7’5 center was one of the best in the league for the 8 years he was there. Lin is an average point guard who probably misses the top 15 and he’s going to make $15 Mil in year 3. I became Rockets fan because of the likes of Hakeem Olajuwon (my favorite player of all time), Clyde Drexler, and Steve Francis. In Houston we have been lacking a superstar since Yao and T-Mac could not seem to stay healthy. Now the Rockets built a team on prospects with potential without any kind of superstar. They amnestied Scola although he was probably our best power forward currently, not potential wise. They let Dragic walk for less money than they gave to Lin who he is superior than. Than to top it all off we traded Lowry b...
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