Jeremy Lin’s first five games as a pro defied explanation, but as the point guard’s numbers have waned, the Linsanity has died down. Gregg Doyel says the truth about Lin is that he just isn’t an NBA superstar.
Lockout, schmockout. One year later, owners are signing the likes of Nicolas Batum to crazy contracts and big-name players again are heading to big-market teams. But Ken Berger says it’s not business as usual.
The Dwight Howard negotiations between the Nets and Magic are done for now. Is there an end in sight? Probably not, Ken Berger says, since Orlando just lost its best bit of leverage over Dwight’s other suitors.
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Skills? Got ‘em. Experience? Not much. Hails from the Big Apple, home of Lloyd Daniels and Bassy Telfair? Uh-oh. But Jeff Goodman says whatever the draft hype, Moe Harkless is more mature than his fellow New Yorkers.
HOUSTON- Houston Rockets point guard Kyle Lowry has had surgery to repair a sports hernia.
HOUSTON- A little more than two weeks ago it appeared the Houston Rockets were headed to the playoffs in Kevin McHale’s first season as coach.
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