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Feb 2, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Charlotte Bobcats small forward Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (14) drives against Houston Rockets center Omer Asik (3) and small forward Chandler Parsons (25) during the second quarter at the Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas Campbell:USA TODAY Sports

Bayou City Links And Tweets: October 18th

Jose Abreu | Omer Asik gives the Rockets options | Texans have a red zone problem

 

Houston Astros

Astros owner Jim Crane, who has vowed to open up the purse strings this winter, acknowledged that his club has made inquiries about Cuban slugging first baseman Jose Abreu.

  • Jayne (What The Heck, Bobby?) interviewed Astros farmhand Patrick Urckfitz.
  • T.R. Sullivan (MLB.com) talks about Nolan Ryan’s retirement.
  • Astros tweet of the day…

 

Houston Rockets

  • Jenny Dial Creech (Houston Chronicle) spoke with Omri Casspi about his opportunity in Houston.

Omri Casspi has done a lot of good in a short time with the Rockets. But he isn’t satisfied and probably never will be. The small forward spends a lot of time looking at everything he has done wrong and working on the things he can correct.

  • Drew Garrison (SBNation.com) says Omer Asik’s versatility makes him one of the NBA’s best defensive centers.
  • Clutch (Clutchfans) spoke with Former Rockets coach Bill Fitch.
  • Rockets tweet of the day…

 

Houston Texans

If you want a clear delineation between wins and losses for the Houston Texans, you can find it in red-zone efficiency.

In the Texans’ first two games, their only two wins this season, their offense entered the red zone seven times and scored touchdowns every single time. Since then the Texans have scored touchdowns on only 2 of 12 red-zone trips.

  • Stephanie Stradley (Houston Chronicle) does a Q&A with Arrowhead Pride.
  • Texans tweet of the day…

 

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