Remember the first week of this season when the Rockets were the buzz team? When “oh man, James Harden is a legit superstar” dominated the headlines over even “um, guys, should we be worried about the Lakers?”
Brian Geltzeiler joins Brett Norsworthy on Fish N’ Stats in Memphis to talk NBA news. They break down the Jeremy Lin and James Harden pairing, the Lakers woes and an early look at the Western Conference Playoff picture.
For the first time since leaving New York, Jeremy Lin displayed the type of game that popularized the term “Linsanity” on Monday against the visiting San Antonio Spurs. With James Harden missing the game due to a sprained ankle, Lin took over and had – by far – his best game in a Rockets uniform. The point guard went off and filled the stat sheet with 38 points on 11-of-21 shooting, four-of-five from 3-point range, three rebounds, seven assists, two steals