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Cheap Tilman catches another break...

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Hardy Toll Road, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. pippendagimp

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    i nominate this for dumbest fuking post of the year
     
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    No; not at all. I'm super cool with a cool whip topping but I sincerely try to not be a contrarian in anything. Sure, there are sports owners who appear more lavish in their spending but I guarantee that they don't lose a dime.
     
  3. Xerobull

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    I will bet you that EG doesn't understand the NBA CBA -or- the MLB CBA. He's maybe a tad more informed than the people on this forum because he's in the business. It's like saying that your employees understand your business model so well they could run the company. EG's comments come out of frustration.

    I guess the moral of the story is that Tilman may be bad at communicating to his employees (and us fans) and helping them understand the vision of the business. It's selling your employees on what they do. It's a common failing in any sector.
     
  4. BigShasta

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    So tired of reading about Tilman being Cheap. Can't believe Clutch has let the trolling last this long.
     
  5. J Sizzle

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    If you want people to be happy that the owner is avoiding avenues that would improve the team’s chances at winning a championship, I don’t know what to tell you. I’m sorry people would rather have an improved roster.
     
  6. Acura

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    Gotta pay the tax if you want to win
     
  7. Acura

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    Do you not understand there are ways to operate over the cap? This isn’t new
     
  8. sabesque

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    Player A (Tillman): Two summers ago, this guy dropped over 2 billion to buy the Houston Rockets.

    Player B (Me): 3 hours ago this guy used the remaining 82 cents on my starbucks gift card so it wouldn't go to waste

    Which one of these is cheap?
     
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    Depends on if you tipped ;)

    Look ... I’m not thrilled with Tilman’s decisions not to pay the LT so far ....

    Maybe there were no deals out there , maybe going Into the tax was just too much of a price for a small upgrade and would have hampered his ability to field teams near the cap in the near future .

    I understand tilman just bought the team and owners in that situation (unless they are wealthy even among owners ) often find it tough to be able to spend all in .

    Still , it’s disappointing and I wish tilman didn’t talk so much crap to accompany his (so far) lack of follow through .

    The truth is we have given up assets to move salary and those assets could have been used more directly to improve the team. We have left avenues to spend open and not used them .

    That hurts when you are a contending team and every marginal advantage can be the difference .
     
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    What do the Chris Paul Only Fans have to say about this? Feels bad man huh?
     
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    To reiterate, this doesn't mean Westbrook is giving up money, he's just letting Tilman have extra time to pay him. He'll still get all of that money over the year but now Tilman will get a little time to come up with the cash.
     
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    It is SO ridiculous that I opened a feedback thread for this trolling a while back. Local guy spends 2+ BILLION dollars and constantly gets called cheap by these trolls. SO annoying and I can't believe shitposting like this is allowed in the GARM.
     
  14. Hardy Toll Road

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    But its not trolling :rolleyes:
     
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    right? an owner shouldn't troll his fanbase by saying things like "whatever it takes" then push for money saving moves behind doors
     
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    Player b is frugal.

    Player a is a billionaire and talks big but spend like player a in all line of business, including his basketball team
     
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    Didn't realized Broke Boy was doing it during the season as well.

    Under Fertitta, the club has been averse to making significant upfront payments in a variety of transactions — when Houston traded cash in three separate deals during the 2018/19 league year, it always sent that cash in many installments, rather than in a single lump sum.

     
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    Lol. Broke boy.

    Too bad he doesn't own New Orleans Pelican. Call him Po boy.
     
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    Coaches dont affect the cap or luxury tax... why we on the cheap there too?

    "whatever it takes..." :rolleyes::rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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  20. Gray_Jay

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    So every two months, Westbrook was supposed to get 9.6 million, if I'm reading this right. Instead, he's getting half that. Presumably with the remainder to be added to the other two scheduled payments, but I guess Fertitta could stretch it out the remainder of the year. In any event, Westbrook is missing 9.6 million that he won't see until December 1 at the earliest. Let's assume Russ would've dumped it all in an S&P index fund, which even after the market's woes of the last few days, is still up 13.4 percent on the year. 4 months, or 1/3 of a year, means that WB would have missed out on ~4.5% appreciation (if not more!) on 9.6 million dollars.

    Or about 430,000 dollars. It could've been more, depending on how the deal is structured. Russ may not miss the money, but I bet his agent and accountant do.

    This isn't something you do as a favor, unless you're getting something back. Like the deal not going through.

    I question the mindset of an owner---and call him cheap---that seems to think his players are just another vendor he can screw by putting them on Net 150 Days or the like. Again, are other owners pulling these kinds of financial machinations? Judging by the Warriors giving Draymond a hefty chunk of his money upfront, I have to think the answer is No.
     
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