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The Dwight Howard Effect on the Houston Rockets

July 26, 20132 Comments

By now, we’ve all gone through the Dwightmare of Dwight Howard’s decision to leave the Lakers and take his talents to Houston. On paper, this looks like a match made in heaven. with James Harden, Chandler Parson, and Jeremy Lin forming a talented nucleus. Let’s dive deep into some stats to see if Dwight Howard […]

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OKC at HOU: Harden and Lin Play Til The End (KD and Russ Don’t)

February 22, 20130 Comments

For over three quarters, the Oklahoma City Thunder did exactly what they needed to do to beat the Houston Rockets on the road. They weathered an early storm of three’s by the Rockets (8-10 in first) and methodically used their stars to their advantage. While Kevin Durant didn’t shoot particularly well, Russell Westbrook was hitting […]

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Rockets at Knicks: Jeremy Lin & James Harden Doin’ Work

December 19, 20124 Comments

In his (triumphant) return to New York and Madison Square Garden, Jeremy Lin scored 22 points and had 8 assists as the Houston Rockets soundly beat the New York Knicks 109-96. Lin and James Harden (28 points, 10 rebounds) continually attacked the Knicks’ defense using good ball movement, but also took advantage of hurried 3 […]

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2012-13 NBA Team Previews: Southwest Division

October 30, 20122 Comments

2012-13 Southwest Division Preview (by expected order of finish)  San Antonio Spurs 2011-12 Record & Division Standing: 50-16 (1st) Key Off-Season Additions: Nando De Colo and Eddy Curry (?) Key Off-Season Losses: none Outlook: The Spurs will probably finish atop the division but it doesn’t appear they’ve made improvements to win a playoffs series against […]

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