With media day yesterday, it finally feels like we’re really closing in on the start of the season. To fill the void until games start, we’ve been bringing you some great words about basketball read. Today is no different. So check out today’s suggested basketball readings from across the web.
Chandler Parsons is Chasing His Dream, Winning Your Heart: By Juliet Litman (@julietlitman)
If for some reason you were ignorant to the fact that Chandler Parsons is the just the best, then you need to read this piece by Juliet Litman over at Grantland. From his amazing hair to his quietly impressive, and improving game, Parsons has become a fan favorite across the league. Litman lets us know about all the ways Parsons has been awesome this summer.
Why Dwight Howard and Omer Asik will never fit together for the Rockets: By Patrick Harrel (@Patrick Harrel)
Signing Dwight Howard over the summer made for an uncomfortable situation for Omer Asik. After putting in a solid season as the Rockets’ starting center, Asik is now left as the second fiddle. There has been a lot of talk about whether or not the two can play together, or if Asik will once again be relegated to a backup role. Over at SB Nation’s The Dream Shake, Patrick Harrel makes the case that the two cannot fit together and should rarely, if ever, be on the court at the same time.