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ClutchFans Game Thread: Rockets @ Timberwolves 1/11/2017

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Jan 11, 2017.

  1. MistaK

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    During halftime, Ricky Rubio gets traded to the Rockets - at last!! And thus, 40 1/2 games into the 2016/17 season we finally become a legit contender.
     
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    Our starters played too deep into the 4th last night. Im not feeling like a W is there.
     
  3. ipaman

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    Ryan Anderson going off tonight!!
     
  4. count_dough-ku

    count_dough-ku Contributing Member

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    No. We're in a fight for the best record in the league, we're riding a 9 game winning streak, and it's a weak opponent. You play the starters who are healthy.
     
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    until i see otherwise, we don't lose the 2nd night of B2Bs so this is a win
     
  6. rocketsfan611

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    I think it will be an entertaining game, but the Rockets fall just short to a Wolves team hungry for revenge. Towns gets 35/16 and the Wolves win a close one, 108-104.
     
  7. Haymitch

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    I'm feeling an L. Sorry folks.
     
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    They should have won the last game. Lavine being out would make their team a whole lot less dangerous. Let's blow them out!
     
  9. count_dough-ku

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    Even if the Rockets do pull this one out, that streak will be challenged in just over a week when they have to go to Memphis after playing the night before at home against Golden State.
     
  10. HTM

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    Man, we are always near the top of the list for B2B's. Schedule makers hate Houston.
     
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  11. count_dough-ku

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    Including tonight, we have 7 more remaining this season.
     
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  12. HTM

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    We have 16 this season so the second half won't be as bad.
     
  13. pippendagimp

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    might as well rest bev and ariza tonight too. going to be very hard to pull out a win under the circumstances
     
  14. YallMean

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    Didnt we have them on the 10th game in the streak?

    They are going to be ready. Good game for a test.
     
  15. KlutchQT

    KlutchQT I am a Girl

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    Certainly not guaranteeing a win -- but if we could go into Denver the night after 2OT @ GSW and sneak one, I don't see why we can't pull this off, even with a shortened rotation. I do think Corey, Dekker, Ennis and/or KJ might have to absorb some minutes they wouldn't ordinarily, but I believe.
     
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    Need to man up in the paint tonight and hold the Kat down under 30 will be good tonight. Rockets for some strange reason play better on second night off a B2B. Go Rockets!!
     
  17. J Sizzle

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    Definitely will be tough. We'll see what happens. If Lavine is out that would help immensely.
     
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    ESPN has him listed as out for the game.

    We will win easily if that is the case.
     
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  19. count_dough-ku

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    Yep, and it was a B2B at Minnesota with the T'Wolves not playing the night before. Essentially the exact same scenario.


    I didn't realize LaVine is their 3rd leading scorer with over 20 PPG and is shooting over 40% from downtown. That offsets Gordon if he's out.
     
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    I didn't even know Lavine could shoot
     
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