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The Daily Blast – January 21, 2013

Lamentations – Weekend losses to the Pacers and Timberwolves have pushed the Rockets losing streak to 7 games. We’re not seeing the amount of apocalyptic drama these losses would bring to an L.A. or N.Y. team, but it’s still depressing. Speculations - Trade talk tends to stick to losing like stink on a fish. Marc Stein (ESPN [...]

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The Daily Blast – January 18, 2013

Hey Now, You’re Official – The starting line-ups for the All-Star game are in. Jeremy Lin is the third-most popular guard in the West.  Everybody thinks James Harden should get in the game. Tweet that -

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The Daily Blast – January 17, 2013

The Gathering – SI.com’s Rob Mahoney explains how James Harden punks defenders just by how he picks up his dribble. Fashionista – The 2013 All-Star game uniforms have been revealed, and the design includes a nod to Houston’s “rich aeronautical history.”  The Basketball Jones has a review and more pictures for your jersey-ogling pleasure. The Decision [...]

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The Daily Blast – January 16, 2013

All-Star Buzz – James Harden gets love from ESPN’s 5-on-5. Back to the Future II – ESPN Insider (paid subscription) hops in the DeLorean to see who will be starting in the 2015 All-Star game. No word on hoverboards, but check out this nugget from Brad Doolittle about James Harden: Harden’s 2015 forecast of 14.1 [...]

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The Daily Blast – January 15, 2013

For fans of symmetry - three losses in a row equals slipping three standings in ESPN’s power rankings. By Hollinger’s ranking, the good guys are still holding strong at 10th in the league. Dunkface – The Houston Chronicle asked Chandler Parsons about the opportunity to guard Blake Griffin and vice versa.  Why is this important? Because it [...]

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