Do the Rockets have the Triple Crown? MVP, COTY, and EOTY....

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  1. Plowman

    Plowman Contributing Member

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    Of course, the most important is an NBA title ...but, I think we have the trifecta.
     
  2. TEXNIFICENT

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    MVP, COTY, EOTY, AND 6TH MOTY.
     
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    That's right. The Grand Salami.
     
  4. J Sizzle

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    Yes, we do. But will the media recognize it? We'll see.
     
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  5. FTW Rockets FTW

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    Won't be surprised if we win NONE. LOL
     
  6. Mr. Clutch

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    EOTY to Les?

    Don't forget DPOY to Beverley.
     
  7. Mr Chuck Norris

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    I'll give COY to Spo he really deserves it....


    Everything else is ours.
     
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    Rockets gonna get Leo'd.....or Susan'd, depending on what you're into.
     
  9. Vivi

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    I think Gordon and/or Williams for the 6th man is a lock at this point. The other we will see, but i feel like Morey (or Les? Lul) has a really good chance to win it.

    MVP seems like it'll be more and more a battle between James and Westbrick at this point, the COTY i'd say it's between MDA and Snyder.
     
  10. samtaylor

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    Yule C
     
  11. Plowman

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    DM on EOTY.
     
  12. J.R.

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    The only "lock" is SMOTY.

    Don't think any others are locks or favorites.

    MVP
    • Westbrook
    • Harden
    • Kawhi
    • LeBron
    COY
    • Gregg Popovich
    • Erik Spoelstra
    • Brad Stevens
    • Mike D'Antoni
    • Scott Brooks
    • Quin Snyder
    As said above, I'd give it to Erik Spoelstra.

    EOY
    • LeBron James
    • Ernie Grunfeld
    • Dennis Lindsey
    • Bob Myers
    • Daryl Morey
    • Danny Ainge
     
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    idk about 6th moty... i heard Eric Gordon sucks and that Lou Williams is hot garbage... lol
     
  14. Dat Dude

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    Giving the COY to a guy who's team is currently a game under .500 with only 13 games left to play and fighting to make the playoffs? Not too sure about that one. He's done a nice job, but COY nice? No way. Scott Brooks/Mike D'Antoni/Gregg Popovich/Brad Stevens battle for me. Harden wins MVP and Morey 'should' win EOY, but I could see that somehow not happening.
     
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  15. J.R.

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    Yes, they are 34-35 & currently 7th in the east.

    Not COY nice? I would say look at that roster & then get back to me.

    Dion Waiters?
    James Johnson?
    Wayne Ellington?
    Rodney McGruder?
    Luke Babbitt?
    Willie Reed?
    Tyler Johnson?
    Josh Richardson?
    Okaro White?

    and of course Dragic & Whiteside.

    You haven't heard of half of these guys and the HEAT are winning with them.

    A team that was 11-30 in the middle of January, the unlikeliest 13-game win streak & has gone 23-5 since & are now 34-35?

    Not COY nice?

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  16. Reeko

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    Doc Rivers won his 1st COY by guiding an Orlando Magic squad that was suppossed to be 1 of the worst teams in the league to 41 wins. What Spoelstra has done is absolutely COY worthy. That team started out 11-30 and is now 7th in the East with a 34-35 record. They have beaten numerous good teams, and it's not like their team is even that talented. Their turnaround has been amazing.
     
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    Bob Myers probably gets EOY on the (stupid) basis that "he brought in Durant so he's the best executive".
     
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    Even though some solid cases can be made for the Rockets to get ALL those awards, I doubt it will happen. Might see voter fatigue here. All 3 of of those awards to the same team that is #3 in the West?
     
  19. J.R.

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    Yeah, for whatever reasons, Daryl has never done well in EOY voting.

    2015-16: No votes
    2014-15: 7th
    2013-14: T-9th
    2012-13: T-3rd
    2011-12: No votes
    2010-11: No votes
    2009-10: No votes
    2008-09: T-6th
     
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  20. Dat Dude

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    Exception to the rule here, my man, but I get your point. I know he's done a remarkable job! I just don't think he's quite on the same level as the others I mentioned for the year. Still yet, he's absolutely proven himself as an elite coach, without question. Miami has a good one.
     
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