[ClutchFans] The numbers are clear: Patrick Beverley deserves to start over Jeremy Lin

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. Clutch

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  2. Raven

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    The numbers are clear, Lin should be traded. He's not with 8m coming off the bench.
     
  3. tim562

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    Agreed. He brings a swagger and confidence to the team that is needed.
     
  4. Haymitch

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    Good article.

    Yeah, this is why I don't even participate in these "arguments" anymore.
     
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    It's easily seen by the REAL Rocket fans.
     
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    Great article Clutch, as usual!
     
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    Linsanity is a good player, but we don't need his scoring that much anymore. Hopefully he can be a championship trade chip along with Omer Asik.
     
  8. T_Man

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    Clutch,

    Nice article....

    But you know you just painted this on your back..

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    So I think you may need to wear this for a while...

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    Tuck and Roll... Tuck and Roll..

    T_Man
     
  9. Miguel

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    Great stuff, a statistical breakdown of what we've seen since late last year...


    Unrelated:

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  10. seclusion

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    Anyone who disagrees is just biased at this point. I like Lin a lot, and I believe he's proven that he has a place in the nba. With that said, Beverley is obviously better with the starters. Lin needs the ball in his hands to be most effective, and Beverley really doesn't.
     
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    Great article Clutch. When it passes the eye test AND the math test there's really no argument against it
     
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    This isn't clear at all. Even if Lin weren't worth his salary, that doesn't mean there is a trade that would improve the Rockets situation.
     
  14. sabonis

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    Great research.

    I'll catch heat for this, but that last paragraph is so unnecessary and counter-productive -- the numbers are strong enough to speak on their own. All it's going to do is create more of a LOF witch hunt in the forum.
     
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    Clutch has started a war with LOFs, and we real Rocket fans are behind him.
     
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    Yes, well said, Beverley is a better starter for the team. After watching last night game, I got an impression that Beverley's toughness is just badly needed for this group of players on the rockets.
     
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    In on first page.

    This post is officially for sale.
     
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  18. Zergling

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    Clutch, what are your thoughts to the possibility of getting Rondo (I imagine this would ship Lin/Asik to Boston)?

    Is Rondo too redundant to Beverley? Does Rondo's lack of shooting hurt us more than all his other tangible/intangible skills help us?
     
  19. bongman

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    Great well thought off article.

    What's that I hear? I think that might be the sound of the WAR horns invoking the legions of Lin only fans to stand up and unite against this blasphemous claim..... wait for it.....
     
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    PER shows Bev is a below average PG, and Lin is better. Bev may fit better in the system under current coach.
     

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