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Austin Rivers earned my respect!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by JMAD21, Jul 3, 2019.

  1. JMAD21

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    Very well written

    Now this is a newsletter I can subscribe to, not that holic scam.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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    Pleasantly positive.

    I like it!
     
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    I really hate that taking less “earns fans respect”. I’m happy as hell he did it, but I respected him before this
     
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    Rivers is the man.
     
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    I mean, if you read it you saw I mentioned that I don’t blame guys for getting as much as they can. It’s not like I didn’t respect him at all before, I just gain a lot of respect when I see that a guy prioritizes winning (especially if he does that with the Rockets).
     
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    Great retain. He has played behind CP3 for so long that given the opportunity he can create like a prime Chris Paul yet is bigger and youthful?
     
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    Traded by 2 teams and cut by another in less than one season. He is a good catch and all but 1/10 of the league passed on him. One team paid him to go away and they needed a point guard at the time he was dismissed. He is what he is so let’s not turn him into a saint. He knows and plays his role well here. Nothing more or less. Thank you for your service, AR.
     
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    One year deal to take a shot - BIG ups.

    DD
     
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    Who the hell is "Austin Rivers"? I only recognize future Rockets legend Houston Rivers.
     
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    he's still a bargain! beverley signed for 40 mill, was offered 50....he's at least as good as some players offered more this off season....He is perfect for our system as a 3rd ball handler, defender, creator, shooter.... :)

    He was cut, traded, and passed on not because of lack of talent but more due to the amount of talent in the NBA at the guard position who are younger....rivers is at his ceiling, he is what he is...but he's still pretty good.
     
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    Him staying with us on a minimum contact is not that much of a surprise to most is it? His opinion were limited. I like him for us —> it’s the best he can do & the best we can do. WIN / WIN.
     
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    good read and i am in the same boat - mad mad mad respect of Rivers and My view on him is totally different now that he is a Rocket.
     
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    the rockets have a habit of signing brehs we dun like.
     
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    Can anyone make an argument that Patrick Beverly is better than austin Rivers?
     
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    I'll admit I didn't like Rivers much as a player on the Clippers and other teams but found new respect with him. I mean he's not a starter quality but can be a solid role player for a championship contender.
     
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