Feb 11, 2014; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) posts up against Oklahoma City Thunder power forward Serge Ibaka (9) during the first quarter at the Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

Texas Longhorn Links for February 15, 2014

Here at Hook’em Headlines, we compile the best Texas news from around the internet every weekday morning. Here are your daily links for Saturday, February 15th.

Texas Longhorns have powerful 1-2 punch in NBA All-Star game – Austin American-Statesman

Everyone knows about the historic season former Longhorn small forward Kevin Durant is having, but many are unaware of just how productive power forward LaMarcus Aldridge has been for the Trail Blazers. Each will be playing in tomorrow’s NBA All-Star game in New Orleans.

Win No. 20 No Big Deal – Horns 247

Before the end of the weekend, Texas could be a 20-win team. We’ve mentioned it before, but such was unthinkable just over a month ago.

Texas Tech denies Michael Brewster’s transfer request to Texas – Burnt Orange Nation

Ignoring whether the kid’s preference is to play in Austin, one of the least flattering aspects of the NCAA is how it empowers schools to immensely profit off the backs of athletes yet does everything it can to prevent students from controlling their own destiny. It’s heinous.

The Augie Redemption Tour: Talking Texas Baseball with LHN’s Kevin Dunn – Barking Carnival

A fine and informative Q&A regarding the start of the 2014 baseball season with the Longhorn Nation’s own Kevin Dunn.

Jason Hirschhorn serves as Editor-in-Chief for FanSided’s Texas Longhorns blog, Hook ‘em Headlines. He also covers the Green Bay Packers for SB Nation’s Acme Packing Company. His work has previously appeared on Beats Per Minute, Lombardi Ave, and College Hoops Net.
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