2012-13 Houston Rockets Schedule Released: The Season Begins On Halloween Night

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 19: Jeremy Lin of the Houston Rockets speaks to the media as he is introduced during a press conference at Toyota Center on July 19, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Lin has signed a three year $25 million dollar contract with the Houston Rockets. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Jeremy Lin and the new-look Houston Rockets to open the season on Halloween night on the road in Detroit to face the Pistons.

The Houston Rockets were the talk of NBA free-agency this summer as general manager Daryl Morey presented offer sheets to the New York Knicks for point guard Jeremy Lin and to the Chicago Bulls for center Omer Asik that had back-end poison pills attached to them.

As a result, they got the guys they wanted and with a core of young players acquired in the NBA Draft, the Rockets are a young team ready to march into the 2012-2013 full speed ahead.

Houston opens their schedule on Halloween night on the road against the Detroit Pistons. Omer Asik will face his former Bulls teammates for the first time on November 21st at home and again on Christmas Day in Chicago at the United Center.

Jeremy Lin will take on his old team, the Knicks, for the first time on November 23rd, the day before Thanksgiving.

For a more in-depth look at the Rockets schedule, click here.

Read more on the Rockets at The Dream Shake blog at SB Nation Houston. Our NBA hub page all the news and analysis around the league you need.

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