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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by EddieWasSnubbed, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. Vivi

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  2. Bobsputin

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    I'm wondering in Lebron is looking at this through Eastern Conference eyes.

    In the EC, Him and 4 turds could make the playoffs, probably 2nd rd. Him, another, and 3 avg players can make the EC finals, probably.

    The west is a different beast.
     
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    Any Eastern Conference team he joins with the exception of Boston will not beat the Warriors or even Houston in a 7 game series. He knows this. Teaming up with Paul/Harden or George/Player C gives him a better chance at dethroning the Warriors.
     
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    True, what I meant was ... he is thinking the West is similar. Him and 4 dudes will have a shot in the tougher West.
     
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    It's crazy but I'm not afraid of the Lakers adding LeBron and George. I'm more afraid of the 3rd player they can acquire to join LeBron and George. A CJ McCollum type would make that team ultra scary.
     
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    I am just telling you what I hear. Also, if the Lakers DO build a "super team" people around the league think Ariza could also go back to LA. This was speculation from a few agents. They said Ariza was once repped by Pelinka? Too early for my research.

    I also agree with Codman - FWIW
     
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    Harden was also repped by Pelinka. I think Ariza's family has been in Houston for way too long to move to California. It also doesn't make financial sense to go from not paying state income tax to giving up 14-15% of what you're making in Cali. Maybe I'm believing too much in his friendship with Harden and CP3.

    Thanks as always for your info.
     
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    Thanks for the insight!
     
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    Where do you think Boogie Cousins ends up?
     
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    I think Dallas overpays him like crazy after all the dominoes fall. Assuming Bron to LA.
     
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    Have not seen this posted anywhere.
     
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    What do you put your percentages at now for where Lebron ends up?
     
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    Yes, Pelinka has repped/had relationships with Harden, Ariza, Gordon.

    That said, Ariza SUCKED in the playoffs. Like really bad. Not that such is that unusual. He was even worse 3 years ago, though that was their bad year where they lost to the Warriors in the first round.

    He was ok last year.

    I mean... I'm all for these cerebral, intelligent, defense first wing player types ala Shane Battier and Trevor Ariza. But on the whole, I think DM has relied on them too much and overall when they get that label, its overrating them. It's like, there's got to be a reason they get so much PT. Oh, I got it... they "just contribute to winning by doing all the little things!". I didn't really see much of that. In Ariza's case, I think he seems better on defense than he is because he actually tries and has some size/length, compared to our meh defensive backcourt (CP3 aside) or our undersized PF (who also tries, but undersized is undesized).

    The league is increasingly becoming littered with 3&D wings, and increasingly they are younger, more athletic, and can do more than just 3&D.

    If the Lakers want Ariza, let them have him. If the GSW want Ariza, let them have them.

    I love EG's punch off the bench, but I don't see why Harden can't just play SF full time. He defense players better the bigger they get anyway.
     
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    You mean like, "I am a diehard Rockets fan. But let's discuss why Harden is a turd emoji"?
     
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    I agree in that Ariza's statistical production has dropped off a lot the past few years and if he wants to go to another team then I'm okay with that. It just makes me wonder why the rumors of him going to GSW ever happened. It's not like they don't have an aging 3&D player on their bench that's making obscene amounts of money already.
     
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    A lot of agreeing b/w @cyberx and @Codman...

    Have they realized who each other actually is? Have they revealed their identities too and are in cahoots together now? Will we ever know...?
     
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    60% LA
    20% Houston
    15% Other
    5% Cle
     
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    All the leaking right now from Paul George's camp about maybe staying in OKC, listening to everyone, etc. is just to protect the Lakers from a tampering charge.
     
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    yeah, we can’t afford to lose CP3

    if we didn’t have an amazing year and Harden and CP3 didn’t mesh well, then maybe CP3 leaving would be something to worry about...CP3 isn’t going anywhere

    CP3 to Daryl Morey and the Rockets fanbase

     
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    I have read that the issue between Leonard and the Spurs was over Aldridge and his desire to play closer to home.

    Regardless, IF the issue really is Pop, then why (other than money) would Leonard want to resign with the Spurs?
     
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