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[ClutchFans] Would you feel differently if McHale had been a Rocket?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. Clutch

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  2. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    He does look good in Mustard and Ketchup...
     
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    Clutch, come on. It's like photoshopin' Malone and Stockton in Rockets Red

    My eyes are going to blow up
     
  4. DonnyMost

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    I farted poop.
     
  5. JuanValdez

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    I wasn't watching back in 1986. It doesn't really factor into my thinking. But then, while disappointed, I'm not as disappointed as some appear to be. I think of McHale primarily for his career in Minnesota.
     
  6. tmoney1101

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    I would feel different if he brought a championship, or 2, to Houston. If he had played alongside Dream we would've had a dynasty and another HOF player, so yes, I would feel very differently.
     
  7. Deckard

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    Yes! And we would have won in 1986. :cool:
     
  8. heypartner

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    Maybe had you photoshopped him better socks...
     
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    I do feel better.
     
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    Clutch, I love ya, but that Photoshop job looks really lopsided.

    Then again, I didn't start watching the Rockets regularly until 1993 (when I got a season schedule as a gift that summer), so maybe the uniforms really were that off-center back then, and I'm the fool here.

    But anyway, you never know...maybe this guy will be a pretty good coach. I'll give him a season or two before I make a real judgment...that is, of course, assuming there IS a 2011-12 season.
     
  12. CXbby

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    For those of us who can be objective in our thinking, no. Where McHale used to play has no bearing on how he will do as a coach in the future. For the rest, there is no doubt having a hometown guy would cater to their biases.
     
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    ouch clutch......buuuurrrrrnnnnn :(
     
  14. dmenacela

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    No because damage has been done. Kevin McHale fitted the role of a hated Celtic SO WELL. The image of him and his gangly arms and armpits still haunts me. The photoshop of him in a Rockets uniform is too scary. Please take it off! :eek:
     
  15. Parlett316

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    Nope, he's now a Rocket which is all that matters.
     
  16. saleem

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    That wouldn't change my relatively low opinion of him as a coach.
     
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    What if we sign Ricky Pierce or Sam Perkins as assistants?
     
  18. Plowman

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    Well, I'll say this ....Lurch in a Rockets uni begs for an exorcist.
     
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    I hope he is in the mold of Rudy T. Now if we can just turn this rag-tag bunch into a serious contender, we just need an All-Star center!
     
  20. Plowman

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    Don't forget Dale Ellis.
     
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