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Ben Mclemore is bad

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by psaman17, Nov 21, 2019.

  1. psaman17

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    Defensively he is clueless but thats not why he is on the court so i wont even go there.
    In terms of IQ, he might be the stupidest player on the team, below even Gerald Green. But again, we don't expect him to be Chris Paul.

    Here is my main beef with Mclemore.
    How the hell is this guy shooting 30% from 3 when all of his 3s are wide open? Can't shoot, can't drive, can't defend, low IQ, no wonder this guy was on the verge of being out of the NBA for good.

    When Eric Gordon comes back, please leave his ass on the bench for good.
     
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    Whats worse to me when people were hyped about getting thabo lol. He has it 0 impact on any game this year. Waste of a roster spot.
     
  3. steddinotayto

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    It's probably the reason why Morey's overseas watching a bunch of Euroleague ball, looking at guys like Mirotic. We need more efficient players.
     
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    Stop saying everyone is bad......you can't dole out 2 or 3 million contracts and expect Malcom Brogdon.

    Ben Mac had at least 3-5 games that are serviceable to good, and they won those games.
     
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    I, for one, am shocked that a player who barely was able to stay in the league prior to joining the Rockets is, in fact, not very good.

    Penny pinching for cheap players is great if you want to save some money. It’s bad if you want your team to have quality depth to help win a championship.
     
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    Mirotic would be great on this team.
     
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    Yeah, Mac is still better than what MCW and James Ennis the Third produced last year.
     
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    Agreed. Too bad he's not a vet min salary player but Morey's gotta be scheming for something...at least I hope he is.
     
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    what do you expect. you're signing fringe players that could easily be out of the league for min. hes had some good showings and bad. that comes with the territory. don't expect elite role players when that's not what you're getting in the first place

    Thabo has been a complete dud and many were convinced he was still serviceable on a nightly basis.
     
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    Morey is dealt a really tough hand. Compete for a title with two stars on super maxes without going into the luxury tax. He's being asked to find gold in a dollar store.
     
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    James Ennis balled the hell out for the Sixers in the playoffs. Something I could never see Mac do. I don't want either but I'd take Ennis if I have to.
     
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    yes and I agree he deserves an entire thread dedicated to how bad he is. THANK YOU.

    He just doesn't have it and I don't think its a lack of skill either. I bet he hits a whole bunch of those threes in practice, but when it comes to game time his nuts shrivel up. Its time to cut our losses. These are wide open threes. Not only that, once he gets that pass from harden in the midrange he doesn't know what the **** to do with it. He's a one dimensional 3 point shooter who's bad at it. He needs to shoot at least 45 percent from 3 to justify his bad defense. NOPE.

    I'd rather play gary clark over him at this point and move on.
     
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    Fair enough, remember, he balled out in the East though. His Offense was below average when he was here.
     
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    Yes, which is why he was basically out of the league.......he is an end of bench player at best.

    DD
     
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    What?! I heard McLemore & Clemons make Gordon expendable!
     
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    Ben has value in our system he just needs to continue to get comfortable and continue to grind. He has the physical tools to be a solid rotation player.
     
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    Gordon is also declining....I would like to explore trading him next year....

    DD
     
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    He’s terrible, not good at any aspect of the game. There’s a reason he was available, dude should be third sting use in case of emergency type player not regular bench rotation guy.

    We’d have been better off resigning melo, slightly worse defense but can create his own shot and hit open 3s.
     
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    oh people need to stop with this melo garbage. dude is absolute trash. shut the damn door already. how is it possible that you still have people clamoring for this guy.
     
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    u can never trust that OP’s work
     
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