Stat Check – Worth noting after the Rockets went 11-34 from distance against the Nuggets: Houston is shooting 33.7 percent from 3-point range in January, compared to 35.4 percent on a season as a whole. The 33.7 percent mark has them tied for 20th in the league in accuracy this month. The problem is, they are also taking a league-leading 30.2 attempts per game this month. In other words, they’re building one of these.
Jinx – One of the writers at the Dream Shake speculates on whether Chandler Parsons could become an All-Star. Parsons proceeded to score 6 points on 2-8 shooting with 5 fouls last night.
Lintrospective – Jeremy Lin talks about his problems.
Tweet That – Jason Friedman with a tweet to sum up Wednesday night’s futility:
Let’s Change the Subject – Even the combination of the Royce White situation and a losing streak can’t add up to making the Rockets the most dysfunctional team in the league this year. If you enjoy a few thousand words between Bill Simmons and Zach Lowe about the Lakers’ swirling maelstrom of incompetence, then we can probably be friends.
The Scallenge – Brian Scalabrine proves that even the “worst” guy in the NBA will kick your butt in basketball.
Desperation – Hardwood Paroxysm explores just how addicted we are to trade news.
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