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Does Dwight know how to box out???

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by swyyyguy, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. swyyyguy

    swyyyguy Member

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    Have you guys noticed how many second chance points we give up? Dwight gets outrebounded because he jumps for the ball as opposed to fundamentally boxing his man out so his man can't reach the ball.

    Andrew Bogut owns Dwight Howard. Dwight is so much more gifted but Bogut's IQ makes him so much more valuable.
     
  2. bro2044

    bro2044 Member

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    It's like he only jumps with his arms out. No positioning, no boxing out. He went from an athletic MVP to a C that really can't do anything consistently well at a professional level.
     
  3. mvpcrossxover

    mvpcrossxover Member

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    He doesn't box out. He uses his athleticism.

    Bogut holds and grab jerseys during boxing out. People never catch these things because Howard get call for the fouls.
     
  4. TheRealist137

    TheRealist137 Member

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    The whole team can't box out. We just watch the ball and if it goes to us we catch it.
     
  5. Crashlanded19

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    No he doesn't, he's been getting by on athleticism all his career. He doesn't even jump for some rebounds now, he just watches. Horrible player, Horrible Team, Horrible management, Horrible owner, I'm done with this team.
     
  6. dragonwill

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    Capela plyed only 6 mins tonight
     
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    alexcapone Contributing Member

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    I saw a play where Dwight didn't even bother to contest a drive by Draymond Green...SMH
     
  8. Mr. Space City

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    dwight has little to no actual big man skills.

    in orlando he simply got away with outrageous athleticism. Now that he's declining your seeing how unskilled he really is.
     
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    He should learn from DMo
     
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    He doesn't even stick around for a possible miss and rebound when harden shoots the game
     
  11. Rocket_Man_2.0

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    Asik was better than Howard. He could box out and make free throws!:rolleyes:
     
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    he knows how to box out, he just doesnt care
     
  13. DreamShook

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    /thread.

    Basketball fundamentals Rockets have none.
     
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    Boxing out isn't a stat. You dont' get max contract by boxing out or setting up moving screen or tapping out the ball to your teammates.

    Remember, those are not stats!!! Bogut is stupid.

    Bogut box out, help defense, set up moving screen, move the ball around, tap ball out when he can't grab the ball.... STUPID AUSSIES!! Don't you know NO STATS = NO MAX CONTRACT?? Who cares about plus/minus, that's NERD TALK
     
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    IQ isn't a stat and that don't get your max contract. DOUBLE DOUBLE like Dwight gets ever night get you max contract.

    Dwight with another great game, double double...
     
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    Another thing that is maddening about Howard: He tries to hoard all those uncontested defensive rebounds; Sometimes when someone else already has the rebound. It sometimes results in a TO.
     
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    Case in point, he lose 2 rebounds fighting for them against BEV!! MORON
     
  18. Zergling

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    Those gifts Dwight has eroded significantly. He's on Bogut's level in terms of athleticism, probably worse now actually.
     
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    Beware those type of players who only rely on their athletic ability to perform at a high level. They will decline super fast once they hit their 30th birthday, or even earlier than that if they suffer some kind of injury.

    Steve Francis and Dwight Howard. Different players, and yet same story.

    And that's one of the reasons why I'm not so high on Westbrook, either.
     
  20. Normalus

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    Ezeli killed him in the first game as well.
     
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