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Bobby Brown Disrespects Zhou Qi

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by dwhite, Jul 27, 2016.

  1. dwhite

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    In a recent interview, Bobby Brown was asked to describe Zhou Qi as a prospective NBA player and he responded that he could best be described as a "poor man's Porzinga". He said Qi reminds him of Porzinga, but not nearly as talented. Qi was teammates with Brown this past year in the China league and while what he says may be true, it is classless to describe a teammate that way (to a Houston reporter) and may indicate why Brown has never been able to stick with a team and succeed in the NBA.
     
  2. shastarocket

    shastarocket Contributing Member

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    Can we get some more context? Maybe it was just friendly ribbing

    Also, please post the link
     
  3. Liberon

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    Telling it how it is is not a disrespect.
     
  4. AFS

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    Sounds like a fair assessment. There's a reason Porzingis was taken high in the draft and Zhou wasn't.
     
  5. ilovehtownbb

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    lol u call that disrespect? stop being sensitive
     
  6. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    That's a compliment
     
  7. SirIvyLeague

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    Inappropriate isn't synonymous with wrong
     
  8. tinman

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    Don't be cruel
     
  9. RocketsLegend

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    LMAO. Here comes the oversensitive Qi fans out of nowhere.
     
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  10. Haymitch

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    Poor Man's Kristaps is a compliment for Joe Chee. I wish that were true.
     
  11. Lightsnowaction

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    If Kristaps becomes Dirk 2.0, I don't see how that is an insult. Plus, it his opinion, doesn't mean it is true.
     
  12. darksoul35

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    I took it as a compliment. If he is half as good then we struck gold in the second round.
     
  13. Aydge

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    I would love for him to be a poor man's Porzingas.

    OP's point still stands though, that's not being a good teammate, Bobby Brown needs to talk to O'Brien and learn about being a good teammate.

    A better way to phrase it would be "He's got a little Porzingas in him."
     
  14. Nook

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    Who cares about what someone thinks about Qi?

    Better yet, who cares what Bobby "summer league" Brown's opinion is about anyone or anything?
     
  15. alethios

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    A lesser Porzingis? Porzingis-lite? Faux-zingis?

    :grin:
     
  16. vlaurelio

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    Funny you dont wanna post a link

    http://bleacherreport.com/articles/...ysterious-chinese-nba-draft-prospect-zhou-qi#

    https://www.thebeijinger.com/blog/2...receives-positive-feedback-boston-and-memphis

    http://espn.go.com/blog/houston-rockets/post/_/id/2670/zhou-qi-comes-with-high-basketball-iq
     
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  17. Exiled

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    well.....BobbyTheGreatBrown may did not want to put pressure on 7,2" 210lb Qi
     
  18. RedRedemption

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    If he is half as good as Porzingis is then he's a good pick for us.
    Not expecting much out of a 2nd rounder.
     
  19. RocketsFido

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    more like a broke man's porzingis
     
  20. Pen15clubber

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    Like a homeless version
     
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