[Friedman] Brand New Day (for Morris)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by RV6, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. RV6

    RV6 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Aug 21, 2008
    Messages:
    25,251
    Likes Received:
    974
    Read more (including coach and player quotes from tonight's game) : http://www.nba.com/rockets/news/brand-new-day
     
    #1 RV6, Nov 15, 2012
    Last edited: Nov 15, 2012
    1 person likes this.
  2. ch0c0b0fr34k

    ch0c0b0fr34k Member

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2008
    Messages:
    3,045
    Likes Received:
    80
    I seriously lol'd when Worell commented that Marcus and Patterson told D-Mo not to get angry and to see the D-League assignment as an opportunity and not a demotion, hahhahaha.
     
  3. Carl Herrera

    Carl Herrera Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2007
    Messages:
    36,424
    Likes Received:
    2,908
    It's springtime for Marcus.
     
  4. JayGoogle

    JayGoogle Member

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2007
    Messages:
    25,742
    Likes Received:
    631
    Parsons or Patterson should be very scared right now. Morris is coming.
     
  5. withmustard

    withmustard Member

    Joined:
    Dec 14, 2002
    Messages:
    1,880
    Likes Received:
    52
    Is he already a better pro than his brother? I'm not impressed with Markieff.
     
  6. rockmanslim

    rockmanslim Member

    Joined:
    Nov 28, 2002
    Messages:
    1,404
    Likes Received:
    14
    [rquoter]"Then when I got sent to the D-League, I took it hard. This summer I just put it in my head to never let it happen again, so anything I needed to do – practice, getting in shape or whatever – I just did it."[/rquoter]
    This is how it's done, Royce.

    Marcus Morris' story just might inspire me to get off my lazy behind. I said might.
     
    1 person likes this.
  7. Hakeemtheking

    Hakeemtheking Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    5,600
    Likes Received:
    134
    ?s
    This.

    Morris will steal a starting job from either Parsons or Patterson. I am very glad that he has figured out the NBA game.
     
  8. nomangame

    nomangame Member

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2012
    Messages:
    177
    Likes Received:
    4
    Real happy for him. The rest of the team should learn one thing from Morris - smile.

    An unhappy player can never perform. Of course, let us rack up more victories to have more reason to smile:)
     
  9. Aruba77

    Aruba77 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jul 7, 1999
    Messages:
    7,326
    Likes Received:
    321
    The kid is mentally tough. Used all the disappointment last year as fuel to get better and now he's easily the most improved player on the rockets. If he keeps improving his defense and adds a little muscle watch out...he looks like a keeper, not trade bait.
     
  10. TEXNIFICENT

    TEXNIFICENT Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2008
    Messages:
    2,911
    Likes Received:
    59
    Good for Marcus.

    For all those new to the board, Marcus was ridiculed on this board relentlessly for getting beat out for playing time by Parsons last year. He was called lazy, dumb, etc.. (You name it.) Its good to see him in Houston and contributing.
     
  11. Aceshigh7

    Aceshigh7 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jun 16, 2003
    Messages:
    3,468
    Likes Received:
    55
    I've been very impressed with Morris this season. He has played consistently well.
     
  12. durvasa

    durvasa Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2006
    Messages:
    28,021
    Likes Received:
    1,174
    I was pretty unenthusiastic about Morris since early last season. I'm glad he's proving himself this year. I hope he makes all his doubters eat crow.
     
  13. TEXNIFICENT

    TEXNIFICENT Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2008
    Messages:
    2,911
    Likes Received:
    59
    GOOD FOR MOOK!:grin::grin::grin:
     
  14. sugrlndkid

    sugrlndkid Member

    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2012
    Messages:
    10,165
    Likes Received:
    405
    once again...have never been a fan of Morris before...but he has been the most consistent player...on the Rockets...Im glad to see that he has turned the corner in a huge way...keep up the good work....
     
  15. Dei

    Dei Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2006
    Messages:
    6,583
    Likes Received:
    231
    I really like his attitude, most of all. There's just leadership material there.
     
  16. NL Rocket

    NL Rocket Member

    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2012
    Messages:
    4,372
    Likes Received:
    97
    Glad he's turned it around, this what separates high character guys from guys who just mail it in after a disappointing start. I actually didn't expect this and was the first to want him shipped out but glad he's here and hopefully they can start using him to post up and he can be a creator in the future. I think he has a higher ceiling than Parsons, based on pure natural talent that he has to maximize.
     
  17. ashiin

    ashiin Member

    Joined:
    Aug 23, 2009
    Messages:
    2,053
    Likes Received:
    111
    I thought he was done... I really did. I thought he didn't have the work ethic to do anything and he was an after thought. Boy did I eat crow last night. I hope he keeps up this consistency because we'll definitely need it.
     
  18. BigShotBob

    BigShotBob Member

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2009
    Messages:
    722
    Likes Received:
    30
    IM in on mook, love to see his confidence growing right before our eyes.
     
  19. Dei

    Dei Member

    Joined:
    Jul 4, 2006
    Messages:
    6,583
    Likes Received:
    231
    What's funny about it?
     
  20. YaoMing#1

    YaoMing#1 Member

    Joined:
    May 20, 2002
    Messages:
    2,863
    Likes Received:
    139
    Him and harden have potential to avg 50 PTs combined in Ty near future he's gonna be our 2nd best player by the start of next season. His potential is top 10 scorer in the league with good defense that's a heck of a player. I think morey did it again I watched a lot of Morris at Kansas he's the real deal on offense can do it all. He hasn't got a chance o show off how handle in the open court but I imagine it will coke soon. The strides he's making each game is remarkable the game just comes so easy and he wasn't backing down to guarding The best player in the world. I'm really excited because Morris is what a future Allstar prospect looks like if your good in this league u put up number from day one and he's done that as soon as he cout Tye opportunity.
     

Share This Page