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Favorite Rockets Bench Players of All-time

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by heypartner, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    Old School?

    The Whopper or Chicken Man? hmmm...depends what my mood is.

    '90s.
    I have to go with Elie over Sam and Herrera.

    '00s. Let's take two. One from Francis years and a 22'er.

    I don't count Cat's artificial benching so Shandon wouldn't cry. So. with a nod to Moochie and the one yr of Oscar Torres, I'm going with Maurice Taylor. I don't think I was ever more excited to see a guy come off the bench vs starting.

    Now to get a 22'er in there. Carl Landry.

    Overall Fav:
    Carl Landry.

    Lifetime achievement award: Bullard.
     
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    Aaron Brooks
     
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    lol sarcasm detected.


    I would have to say carl. even though i do often dream of him becoming a star starting sometimes if he had stayed.
     
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    World B Free and Dikembe
     
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    Chucky Brown and Charles Jones, those two came out of NOWHERE to help win a title.
     
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    So, why not Calvin Murphy then? didn't he play 3yrs off the bench to end his career?
     
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    Sam I am
    Elie
    Cat
    Landry
     
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    ....I would have liked to have seen Pippen at the end of the bench during his Houston tenure. That dude is a turd.
     
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    The most respected?

    Elie

    The most fun?

    Moooooochie!

    The most effective bench player in Houston Rockets History?

    Sam I am
     
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    wow I can't rep any more. I guess clutch changed something while I had been absent in posting.


    But imaginary rep.
     
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    Sammy & Moochie.
     
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    deke
    landry
    ellie
    cat
    cassell

    and john barry as the 6th man to the all bench team... if that makes sense.
     
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    von wafer and carl landry.
     
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    ....but on a serious note, I really liked Landry and despite his brief tenure I thought the Bonzi Wells days under Adelman were kind of fun.

    Patrick Patterson looks to be my favorite bench player of the future although frankly I would like to see him as a starter.
     
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    no love for Head?!

    sry, had to say it for old times sake.
     
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    the energizer bunny,
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    How could I forget Deke? He's my all-time favorite. I miss the incredulous looks he would give refs even when it was clearly a foul. He was also the best bench cheerleader.
     
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    Scottie Brooks ( early '90's ) ;)
     
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    Larry Smith was a favorite. He was one of the 4-5 meanest guys I have ever seen. His attitude and style of play rubbed off on everyone else on the floor. The game instantly became very physical and heated.

    Jim Petersen was a very solid bench player that made very few mistakes.

    Allen Level was an elite defender that made very few mistakes as a back up point guard.
     
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