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ClutchFans Game Thread: Rockets @ Raptors 12/5/2019

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Dec 4, 2019.

  1. Severe Rockets Fan

    Severe Rockets Fan Takin it one stage at a time...
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    Great effing game...i'm glad we showed what we could do when Harden is doubled all the time. That's why we got shooters...when given enough shots while being wide open they'll hit them.
     
  2. icewill36

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    double digit win on the road against one of the best teams in the leauge..... still, nothing but negativity. SMH man

    we won because we crushed them on the glass.... that in large part, is because of russell westbrook.
     
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  3. Gray_Jay

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    We certainly can complain about a win, here at CF.

    Yeah, 7 of, yikes, 27, but beating the defending champs by 10, in their own arena, has to count for something. Beats losing by 10.

    Your guess is as good as mine about what to do with Westbrook. At least he got a triple double...
     
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    Tough to watch Westbrook on my team. He made some timely plays, but boy did he also try to lose it. My mind is blown lol.
     
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    Not even multiple thoughts, the FO is handling the protest, the players are moving on to the next game.
     
  6. shocky2002

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    Another 40 MPG night for James but not as demanding if he's just standing there on offense attracting the double team
     
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    Favorable schedule over the next 6. Should be a nice winning streak coming up if they take care of business.
     
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    Great damn win. Raptors are a top seed in the East and they've been beating the West too. On the road. We're not full strength and we're coming off a double-OT where all the starters played far too much. Plus, we overcame the refs. That was one of the worst officiated games I've ever seen.
     
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    Put the onus on the "offensive guru" coach to put Westbrook in positions to be successful and if MDA fails to do that, tell him to pack his bags.
     
  10. kingkingston

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    Harden with 12 steals in the past 3 games, he had 5 today
     
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  11. Aruba77

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    positive takeaways from tonight's game:
    1) offensive rebounding
    2) pretty good defense
    3) heavy contributions from our role players

    I liked seeing Harden play off the ball more. cp3 was a good enough shooter to play off the ball. Russ is not. I really liked that the ball was in Russ' hands early; i thought it helped get our role players more involved. Russ didn't play all that great, but he still got a triple double. Harden didn't score a lot, but he had 5 steals. I liked the balance tonight and how our depth actually showed up.

    Good team win!
     
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    WB with a good shooting night.

    7/27
     
  13. JayGoogle

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    I thought you go by +/- and Westbrook's +/- was a 7 tonight...so according to you, he played well tonight.
     
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  14. Hakeemtheking

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    Russ is part of the team, and we are better for it. He more than makeup for his shooting woes with outstanding effort combined with rebounds and assists.
     
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    probably settlement for rockets not getting the appeal answered positively
     
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    Who did he start in place of tonight? I missed that.
     
  17. SF3isBack!!

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    Very strange how Westbrook has no fanboys on this site yet. I mean its Clutchfans Gary Clark has fanboys lol
     
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    Yep!

    Rocket River
     
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    Even in good team wins it's a struggle for Westbrook.
     
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    Even the layup at the end from Westbrook was a horrible take, yet it luckily went in. I'm sorry.... but 7/27 is not good enough. I'd give him a pass if was only a 1 time thing, but he's been shooting horribly for about 8 games now. Yes, he got a triple double.... but it isn't going amount to much if you're shooting like crap most nights.

    Our defense was great tonight, which is a big plus. If we can keep up that energy most games, we'll be in the top 4 this season.

    I can honestly see other teams doing exactly what the Raptors did tonight. Take Harden out of the game and we'll probably lose more than we win.
     
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