Hope everyone voted yesterday. Well, I didn't because I'm lazy and there were like, lines and stuff. Hell with that.
Fat batch of links today:
James Harden seizing opportunity to lead Rockets - Yahoo! Sports
After playing in the shadow of Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook in OKC, James Harden is determined to make the Rockets a playoff contender.
Rockets fans scramble to find games on TV | khou.com Houston
It is a sight that more than half of Houston can no longer see from home: the Houston Rockets on television.
Jeremy Lin Thriving with Houston Rockets in Early Going
Jeremy Lin has thrived alongside James Harden with the Houston Rockets in the 2012-2013 season.
James Harden upset he only had hour to pick Rockets | Detroit Free Press | freep.com
James Harden suggested his departure from Thunder could have been avoided had things been handled differently.
Should Jeremy Lin Lure Andrew Bynum to Houston... | Gather
Early signs show the Houston Rockets knew what they were doing when they brought Jeremy Lin to town. Their team seems on an upswing but still a piece...
Around the Association:
W roundtable: Early NBA surprises - espnW
From liftoff in Houston to hope in New York to panic in L.A., our writers pick the biggest early NBA surprises in this week's roundtable.
Mayo, new Mavs shooting straight waiting for Dirk - NBA - SI.com
O.J. Mayo and the rest of the Dallas Mavericks newcomers are getting into quite a groove while waiting for Dirk Nowitzki, even though they don't always know exactly what they're going to do next.
NBA issues first flopping warnings to Minnesota's JJ Barea and Cleveland's Donald Sloan - CBS News
JJ Barea and Donald Sloan warned under new NBA policy designed to stop players from tricking referees into calling fouls