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The Dream Links: Wednesday October 17

Helping you get passed hump day... because we, here at The Dream Shake, still use the term "hump day."

Earl Sleek

We're getting closer and closer to opening night. I really hope DirecTv and Comcast can sort through their crap.

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The Jeremy Lin revisionist history begins in New York | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo! Sports
Remember Jeremy Lin? Sure you do. Good kid, impressive numbers, came from nowhere to save the New York Knicks from yet another season of irrelevancy last season. But after a historic run at the point guard position, Lin committed the … Continue reading →

Tracy McGrady writes heartfelt goodbye letter to fans as he heads off to China | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo! Sports
When news broke last week that Tracy McGrady was considering a move to the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles of the Chinese Basketball Association, it seemed reasonable enough, if a little sad. An offseason spent searching for a new NBA home had turned … Continue reading →

Royce White on his Rockets debut - TrueHoop Blog - ESPN
DALLAS -- You already know by now that Royce White is a candid young man. If he’s proven anything in his first few weeks as a Houston Rockets r

Rockets forward Jon Brockman still can’t fully see out of his left eye after injuring self in elastic band incident | Ball Don't Lie - Yahoo! Sports
One of the offseason's weirdest stories rolled down the RSS-feed pike last month, when Jon Brockman — the hard-nosed, tough-rebounding, adult-onesie-wearing forward who'd come to the Houston Rockets as part of the draft-day deal that sent Samuel Dalembert to the … Continue reading →

Houston Rockets Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for the 2012-2013 Season | Bleacher Report
I normally don't like to forward Bleacher Report stuff but this one isn't that bad. Promise.

Waived By Houston Rockets, Kyle Fogg Set to Join NBA D-League Affiliate? - Ridiculous Upside
After catching on with the Rockets in NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, Kyle Fogg impressed the team enough once again in training camp. The squad hopes the guard will join its D-League affiliate as he continues to develop his game.

Houston Rockets: Is Asik The Next Mutombo? - Space City Scoop - A Houston Rockets Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE I know it’s just the preseason but is it possible Omer Asik is on his way to becoming the most dominant rebounding and defender?

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Seattle officials approve NBA arena deal as threat of lawsuit looms - Chicago Tribune
OLYMPIA, Washington (Reuters) - Both the King County Council and Seattle City Council on Monday approved an NBA arena public financing deal even as the union representing Seattle longshoremen

76-Year-Old NBA Hopeful Attends Tryout For D-League [Video]
Don Wiberg can't run, jump, or shoot, but he's hoping to earn a spot on the Golden State Warriors. The 76-year-old attended an NBA tryout for the Santa Cruz

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