Author Archives: Ben DuBose

December 21, 2013 at 3:19 pm

What we learned from an Asik trade that wasn’t

Ben DuBose takes a look at what we learned from Daryl Morey’s approach in his Christmas shopping of Omer Asik. Continue reading

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December 13, 2013 at 10:58 am

Rockets “on course” to deal Asik by Thursday

It looks extremely likely that Omer Asik will be dealt by Thursday as we recap the latest reports on where he might end up. Continue reading

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November 26, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Role reversal: As Howard sacrifices minutes for wins, Bryant cripples Lakers’ future

Dwight Howard was considered the selfish one for leaving Kobe Bryant and the Lakers in Los Angeles, but perhaps that view should change. Continue reading

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November 11, 2013 at 11:32 pm

Terrence Jones makes Rockets’ rotation debut

Terrence Jones hadn’t played one meaningful minute all year, then he helped lead the Rockets to a 110-104 win over Toronto. Continue reading

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October 29, 2013 at 11:54 am

Rockets to begin season with Beverley, Asik as starters; Lin off bench

It’s not a surprise after how the preseason closed, but Patrick Beverley and Omer Asik will start in the opener Wednesday while Jeremy Lin will play the 6th Man role. Continue reading

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October 10, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Rockets experiment with starting Beverley, bringing Lin off bench

Rockets crush the Pacers 116-96 in Manila, but the big surprise was that Kevin McHale started Patrick Beverley over Jeremy Lin. Continue reading

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September 27, 2013 at 1:38 pm

Omer Asik speaks out on alleged trade demand, playing with Dwight Howard

Omer Asik had no comment on his alleged trade demand after the Dwight Howard signing. Continue reading

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September 17, 2013 at 6:18 pm

Do the Rockets have the NBA’s best backcourt?

An analytics piece at ESPN ranks the league’s best backcourts, placing the Houston Rockets atop the list. Continue reading

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