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Courtney Fortson waived and Rockets bring 2 new players to camp

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by REEKO_HTOWN, Sep 25, 2012.

  1. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Should have waved Machado while they were at it.
     
  3. NL Rocket

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    Finally we got rid of Fortson :D
     
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  5. True Rocket

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    .....
    Why?
     
  6. coachbadlee

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    That would be the equivalent of them releasing Lin last off season.
     
  7. Sadat X

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    Just wait for Fortsanity when he is picked up by someone this season. Dudes gonna be a star ;)
     
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    McCarney sounds like Kyle Lowry without any drive or heart, but a better 3 pt shot. Not good.
     
  9. carayip

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    If anything, McCamey sounds more promising, more Lin-like than Machado, 6'3" and 200lb, same size as Lin.
     
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    Kyle Fogg seems like a good pickup. Rockets got a steal and we're set at the guard position.
     
  11. sammy

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    Took long enough.
     
  12. napalm06

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    True dat.
     
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    Effing finally.
     
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    Some Rocket news to break up the summer school history class.
     
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    I don't know anything about the two players that signed but I think it was long overdue to cut Fortson. He was a turnover waiting to happen as he seemed to play out of control during limited minutes. He didn't have an outside shot, either.
     
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    McCamey has a nice mix of size, range and PG instincts. He's not athletic or much else though.
     
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    DEMETRI MCCAMEY has the same Lin s agent.

    Didn´t understood this move...

    Maybe they are planning send somebody (besides Greg Smith) to Rio Grande Valley,

    but they have 3 PG already .
     
  18. dobro1229

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    School is back in session next week. Since so many deals were held up due to the Dwight trade saga, Im expecting training camp trade season to be quite active. I would expect a couple small deals from the Rockets upcoming here pretty soon.
     
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    It mostly had to do with the contract status of Fortson. He was the last fully non-guaranteed contract left on the roster, and most likely the front office/coaches saw enough of him to realize he's not the answer.

    So this allowed them to use the training camp roster spot for a couple of players they could bring in with the assumption(from both parties) that they will most likely end up in the D-League with RGV.

    Also, it was a disservice to Fortson anyways because he needs this time to seek out other opportunities either with other teams that have more opportunity in training camp, or overseas.
     
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