Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Rockets vs Thunder Game #56 2nd Half Game Thread

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  1. 2nd trey Sef scored, who was guarding him anyhoo

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    1. Whoever he was, he didn't even raise his hands up.

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  2. Again, no foul calls after Westbrook pushed Lin from behind and Asik and Lin got mauled but no foul call by Refs. Are we playing in Houston or OKC?

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    1. I thought they are at OKC for a sec.

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  3. Asik blew a nice assist from Lin, but Rockets were able to get the offensive rebound. Parsons got fouled on a layup attempt.

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  4. Man, Asik blew Lin's assist again with his Turkish ballet moves!

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  5. Parsons blew a nice dish from Lin and then Lin made it up with a steal and a pass to Parsons for the easy dunk and assist.

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  6. Someone said Calvin Murph dont like the trades..surprised he said that because I usually agree with him but I think the trades are great. Trob brings athleticism as a big and and now Dmo/Jones etc can get some minutes.

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  7. What a great steal by Lin!!!! Parson's dunk to finish it!

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  8. I am surprised Lin's up to 7 assists after all those blown conversions by his teammates.

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    1. Yeah, Asik have costed him at least 2 blown assists

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  9. Rockets are introducing flexsanity at $60 minimum for any four games. What a steal. Wish they offer that at MSG, I would take it in a heartbeat.

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  11. Take the charge Harden, DAMMIT!

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  12. Lin's help defense caused Durant to miss

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  13. Parsons needs to give the ball up....he is like Delfino with the ball...

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  14. Here is a GREAT Thomas Robinson article, what a rare young man. Definitely rooting for him to succeed:
    http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/7207167/ncb-kansas-jayhawks-center-thomas-robinson-used-basketball-help-tragedy-espn-magazine


    In terms of scouting reports, Robinson has a super high motor, very hard worker, has elite rebounding skills, average defense, and a raw offensive game and not a lot of range on his shot. He could turn into a slightly better offensive version, slightly worse defensive version, of Kenneth Faried.

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    1. He is athletic. The Rockets badly need some athleticism in the PF/C position. He will dunk some Lin lobs.

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    2. oh, I remember this article.

      What a great story about a responsible older brother to his sister after the mom died and the whole KU team rallied behind him.

      He sounds like a great talent with more potential than Morris or PPat.

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  15. BS call by the Refs again on the clear path foul. I am getting a feeling this game is rigged for OKC to win.

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  16. WOW WTF REFS WANT OKC TO WIN PARSONS WAS ROBBED!!! WTF!!!

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  17. Cant say enough abt jlin's game tonight.this is how he shld have been utilized since the early part of the season.rockets would have a better standing

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  18. Rigged game not even worth watching now fargin bs argh so mad.

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  19. Ibaka is assigned to guard the "deadly" opposing players - LeBron James, Kobe, etc. must be a compliment for Jeremy to be guarded by him. Brooks is scared he might explode lol

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    1. Westbrook alone can't contain the boy... and tons of people say Jeremy is and will never be at par or better than Westbrook lol

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  20. If Omer was a decent non-clumsy offensive center, he could really be something....his layup misses are painful

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    1. Both greg and asik are afraid to dunk in traffic. It's like their knees get soft.

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  21. Wow, a block from Parsons on Westbrook and they call that a foul.

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  22. Baaaah....Westbrook tried to showboat with the dunk and missed it. That was when Harden turned over the ball.

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    1. Yup, he thought he was still at the ASG where they are not playing defense.

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    1. Rolled ankle. His ankle is not as strong as Lin.

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    2. it all depends on how you roll it, cant really compare one against the other

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    3. yeah, hope it's nothing major

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  24. Wow there goes Parsons...Really badly rolled.

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  26. What a great move by Lin to the basket!

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    1. usually he's benched so he doesn't get those opportunities

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  28. Bev just tried to make a HR pass.

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  29. Lin's last 2 shots are usually when he's benched. Lin tends to hit those shots and get points when he is in longer.

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  30. Come on Lin - win it for Parsons!

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  31. Lin is having a great game tonight. 20 points, 8 assists.

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  32. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    HARDEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  33. HARDEN FROM BEHIND THE HALFCOURT LINE!

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    1. Harden is TD's spiritual successor.

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  34. Greg Smith fumbling easy passes from Lin?!? COME ON!!

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    1. Wasnt that a pass from Beverly?

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    2. Lin would have 10 assists if Smith went up and dunked it instead of holding it under the basket and getting it stripped.

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  35. Harden's 3 from mid-court!!!!!! Pandemonium!!!

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    1. James really really really wants to win this game.

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  36. Wow Harden, hope that give a good momentum for us. Still have to defend Thabo better though, you already gave him career high

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  37. LINSANITY!!!

    PLUS HARDEN-MANIA. Half-court 3.

    If only the refs would call a fair game. Houston probably loses because of it, but at least it's getting fun.

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  38. You know that shot is going to the highlights.

    Wasn't some desperate shot either he just looked at it ice cold and sank that sucker beyond half court.

    Awesome!!!

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    1. He wasn't launching that ball either. Just shot it like any other 3pter.

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  39. Minus 1 player again for rockets..they dont have a deep bench after the 3 guys left..i wonder who else can step up from the bench?

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  40. Harden's 3pt% is pretty good tonight.

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  41. WOW Lin sick move avoiding the trap

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    1. And Kevin Martin was inside the arc ... EVERY call is going against the Rockets vs. OKC.

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  43. ANouther BS call.

    Refs fking suck.

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  44. I guess no one from the bench will step up tonight...hardlin will have to carry this team to get a W

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  45. Dang ... good game! Just checking in with y'all.

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  46. REFS WON'T LET OKC LOSE.

    Yet another BS call...

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  47. How many effing fouls does gsmith

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  48. Beverly fighting for the ball real hard. I like him.

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  49. my LP just showed CP rolled his ankle, arghhh....

    thinking of not buying it next year :-(

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  50. How many times does Collison have to hit someone to get fouled?!

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  51. Asik finally went up correctly. Make it or get fouled...

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  52. Man, I only see 3 players on the Rockets bench

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  53. Dont NBA fans ever threaten the refs?

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  54. WOw refs let another foul go.

    WHAT THE EFF MAN

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  55. Refs totally giving this game away.

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  56. Rockets losing the lead with Lin on the bench.

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  57. All the BS calls and yet McHale refuses to pick up a technical. Which shows me he is not aggressive enough in standing up for his players or what he believes is the wrong call. No wonder Refs are getting away with murder because the coach lets them get away with it. If I was coach, I would have been thrown out of the game already.

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  58. What's up with the refs tonight?

    What did the fans yell about the ref that Drexler agreed?

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  59. Haha the game is indeed kinda rigged tonight. Unless Houston played insane, the NBA was not going to allow the Rox to win a close one.

    It just wouldn't look right for the team with a league low payroll to dominate everyone....so the NBA thinks...

    And this is why Houston will get eliminated in the playoffs early...BS ref calls control the NBA game, not the players.

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    1. Can't believe what they get away with...

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  60. No ball movement when lin is off the court.but he needed to rest though.

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    1. He's not looking to score when he is in. Keeps passing it to Parsons who has been ineffective. I think they need to start re-thinking the bromance thing ... he's passing too to Parsons.

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  61. Refs don't just want Houston to lose, they want them to lose by a blowout!

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  62. Houston's 3PT D is non-existent!

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  63. This game is over.

    Rox not even defending perimeter now.

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  64. Is Houston trading 3's with OKC? Why the hell are you leaving Sef open when he is hitting all his shots tonight? Nice adjustment from McHale. Way to coach.

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  65. Parsons is back in the game with Lin.

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  66. Seen this before ... too date for Lin and too many pts given up. Fingers crossed ...

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  67. I don't see how Houston can win this game.

    They can't stop OKC from scoring from 3PT land.

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    1. Well they can't stop the refs either...So they're doomed.

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    2. I can't believe how they let Sefolosha got 6 3PTers

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    3. They figured Durant is the bigger threat...Well didn't OKC do the same thing against them last game?

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    4. Cuz Haren was guarding Sef most of the time.

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    5. I bet the refs are being paid to up the point spread

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  68. Rockets bench has more coaches than players

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  69. Why is Lin still on 8 assists? Didn't he have an assist when he passed to Greg Smith for a dunk?

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    1. He's getting the Asian baller discount...

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  70. Lin really needs to try to finish with his left hand. He's still doing that awkward turnaround right hook that almost always misses.
    It's like he has no faith in his left.

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  71. Man, OKC 3TOs helped Houston to get within 5!

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  72. Refs bailing Westbrook out...at the expense of Lin of course.

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  73. WOW THIS GAME IS GETTING EXCITING HARDEN GOOOO!!!

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  74. LIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  75. You see Lin was clapping at Harden to give it up. He didn't give it up to Lin. He gave it up to Delfino who passed it to Lin for a 3. Bang!

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  76. Lin for 3!!!!!!!!! 114-113
    Cold-blooded threee

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  77. psalm... you have your faith back?

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  78. LINLINLINLINLINLIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  79. Ha I read the 3 on here and I see it on the PC like 40 seconds later. You guys are spoilers!

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  80. This would be an EPIC win...

    ...I'm worried about the refs, though.

    ...watch them call another BS foul on Lin to bail Westbrook or Durant out.

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  81. 1:12 left ... close it out boyz!

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  82. HOLY COW THIS IS ONE FOR THE HARDWOOD CLASSIC

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  83. No foul call for Delfino and Refs are attempting one last BS call before the game is over. 30 seconds left.

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  84. We got it if they hack-a Lin or Harden!

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  85. I saw the stats and can't watch the game, I can only say "WOW".

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  86. BEST LINSANITY GAME EVER???

    Considering the reffing and opponent? Yeah.

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    1. I can't believe they let Brooks take a 3.

      And, shouldn't Lin get 3 free throws?

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  88. Westbrook got 7 TO's and 25 points this game.

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  89. Oh man JLin didn't make that 3/4 court shot :(

    That'd be highlight time!

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  90. Lin's on fire!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  91. HAHA - they are playing catch now :)

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  92. He makes these 2 game is ova!!!

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  93. Ok, 6.7 sec, harden at line, ,1 in!

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  94. Ooh...I wanted that 30pt game.

    Haha! Great win...if Harden just hits ONE FT.

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  95. Harden finally got his revenge on OKC after three tries. Congrats to James and Lin was there to help him too. He should buy Lin dinner.

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  96. Glad I joined you illustrious fans!

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  97. Joseph Lin ‏@Joelinsta
    This Backcourt is NASTY!

    - I know!!!!!! Jeremy in God-mode

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    1. They gonna have to give the money back to whoever paid them

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  99. Joseph Lin ‏@Joelinsta
    so glad i decided to finish the game and not get dinner

    - with you there Joe!

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  100. did you see jeremy lin and ralph sampson sharing a laugh?

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  101. YEAH GO ROCKETS!

    If this is a PREVIEW OF PLAYOFFS ITS ON BABY!!!

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  102. This is Lin's highest scoring game with Harden in the game?

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  103. YAYYY!!!! DAMN THIS MADE MY DAY!!!

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  104. James Harden : Mission Accomplished!

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  105. Greg Smith 4 for 5. Dmo insignificant.

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