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Anyone else still high on Clint Capela?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by jacoby, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. jacoby

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    He had a very poor post-season (one that cost us the 2nd round against GS) but I struggle to understand the imperative to move him so soon. He's locked into a team-friendly contract and he's only 24 years old. He's incredibly efficient, a solid low-post defender, and we lack any cap flexibility to adequately replace his impact on the floor.

    He completely schooled Gobert and Karl-Anthony Towns last post-season. It seems that Draymond is his kryptonite, but with GS's dynasty in peril I honestly don't view them as that big of a threat anymore.

    I'd love to see him continue to grow under CP3 and Harden. If we add Butler, we will have a serious squad. Anyone else agree?
     
  2. tc0330

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    na. replaceable.
     
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    He’s really good and really important against every team not named the Warriors.. and the Warriors fit isn’t relevant anymore
     
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  4. jacoby

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    With who? We are already rail-thin under the rim as is.
     
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    I'm still high on Clint, he's a very good role player and still kinda young, i wouldn't move him unless it's necessary to get an all star caliber player.
     
  6. Reeko

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    Clint is good, no doubt, but if he has to go in order to bring Jimmy Butler here then BYE

    he is ultimately replaceable
     
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    The newsletter I'm reading tells me we'll never win a championship with him on our roster.
     
  8. theimpossibles1

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    Before GS series I was totally riding his nuts.

    After, can't stand him. Showed his true pathetically weak mind. Dude seriously looked like he got 'mon-starred.'

    He gone.
     
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    Yes! He is still growing as a player and has improved each year. The org. Let him down without a viable backup.
     
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    Bacterial and viral infections are tough to get over. Even when those infections are gone, it takes time to feel full strength again. I lose 10 lbs during a stomach virus that may last a week, but it takes 2 months to regain that weight.
     
  11. Invisible Fan

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    He needs to eat more spinach come crunch time, but a good player and a good heart.
     
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    Difficult situation, CBA paradox. We have to give gim in order to get Butler, but I bet we don't give him for free. Morey is not "getting rid of him", he knows he's very good, so stay calm.
     
  14. DreamShook

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    I still like Clint. If Clint is moved, we will all be on here in a year wondering why the Rockets let him go like we do Montrezl now.
     
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    Yea. The board feels short sited so willing to dump a young guy who has improved every year, buys into the team, and does precisely what is asked of him.
     
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    Ask the other teams if they high on Capela. If we don't get Jimmeh, I blame Capela for team-killing again. He already did it this season, he was the MVP for the Warriors. In the series against the Warriors, he had 3 blocks not 1 game, but all 6 games with just 3 blocks. I think Klay had 2 blocks for the series probaly 1 against Capela. I'll be high on Capela when the season starts, but he needs to be more manly.
     
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    Or are you just high?
     
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    TBH Harden can make any big look good.. I think Capela has peaked as a player & is replaceable... All these years with Dream & he has no offensive game?
    Plus im kinda salty he trashed talked GSW & was a no show..
     
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    With who exactly?
     
  20. tc0330

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    nerlens noel
     
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