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The Potentially Harsh Reality of the Rockets’ Shooting Woes

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An article talking about the differences in the long range shooting of the 2012 and 2013 Rockets. It's shameless self promotion, but I thought some of you guys might find it interesting. I've read TDS for a couple years and think it's a pretty smart community.

Gersson Rosas returns to Rockets

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The Fanshot feature is wilting in this screen layout, but this deserves mention. Not just we got him back, but that he was happy to come back.

Fancy academic study on background of NBA players

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Quick summary: a) NBA players typically come from more resourceful families regardless of race. Lebron James and others players who grew up poor and with single parents are the exception. b) The growing proportion of foreign players in NBA has to do with improved health in other countries. Asik is cited as an example of a generation of healthier, and hence likely taller, Turks.

Dwight Howard is NBA's "Don't Care, Doesn't Matter" Star

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It's insane how Dwight's splits are almost identical in multiple situations. He doesn't get up for big games and doesn't get down for the bad ones. Home/Road, tough opponents, it doesn't matter.

Ridiculous Upsides's profile on Terrence Jones

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Excellent breakdown on Terrence Jones' game for those that wants to know more

Daryl Morey and nerds

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Daryl Morey joins Major League Gaming's board of director. In his words "eSports will someday be the biggest sport in the world". I'm coming out of the closet and declaring that I'm a nerd and damn proud to be one too. Also, Daryl Morey rocks.

Linsanity Returns!

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Linsanity returns to San Antonio on October 3rd at the Alamo Drafthouse Westlakes for a special opening weekend screening of "Linsanity." Don't miss this amazing documentary which captivated audiences at this year's Sundance Film Festival and SXSW! "Linsanity" chronicles the surprising rise of basketball player Jeremy Lin, who in in February 2012, while playing for the New York Knicks, put together a record-breaking string of games giving the world one of the most remarkable underdog stories ever to unfold in the history of sports.

Why John Wall might not figure out how to shoot

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Sure, pitching and shooting isn't the same thing... but.... lol

missing the beard

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Parsons: I have a dream........ one day, I will come to Taiwan and enjoy shaved mango ice with JLin and D12........ without my GF lurking behind me...... HELLO everyone from Taipei, Taiwan!