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If Westbrook turns out to be a bad fit, he can always be traded.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Raven, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. Sino rocketfan

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    Yes. We can't find another way to trade Paul with less than 3 or 4 picks, when we also need to get 1 or 2 trash contract.
    As for Russ, that's way too easy to trade for now.
     
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    I could see Harden taking WBs side rather than pushing to trade him. Or wanting to leave with him. This isn't CP again, these guys are much closer.
     
  3. threepointshot3

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    Paul is a has been who is finished but Russ is only 30 and the middle of his prime
     
  4. Williamson

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    I hope he can be. But he was really bad last year. If he comes in and plays poorly and is a poor fit or causes chemistry issues his value will take a hit. With his monster contract that'll be tough. But hopefully Miami remains interested.
     
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    Is he really in the middle of his prime? He's a 30 year old with a terrible jumper who relies on effort and athleticism, and most of his numbers are now in a clear three-season decline. If he loses more of his explosiveness as he gets into his 30s, it could get ugly fast.

    No doubt he's more valuable than Paul. But "prime" is very questionable.
     
  6. Air Langhi

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    I think this going to turn out like cp3 contract. I hope it works out in year one. I remember how people were saying cp3 contract would work out because he doesn't rely on athleticism. The big benefit is RW doesn't get hurt as much as cp3.
     
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    Emotionally, I believe Harden will be more committed to making this work. I think Brodie and Beard being besties is an underplayed aspect to this whole story. It honestly has a chance of being a pretty nice feel-good angle to this season.
     
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    Great post Mike.....amazing that people aren’t excited about a guy who has averaged a triple double three straight years. Has CP3 even had one in the last three years???
     
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    Yes we can trade him. For John Wall.

    From 3rd to 2nd to 1st worst contract in the league.
    Why not?
     
  10. Jayzers_100

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    I would kill to have Harris or Middleton over Westbrook
     
  11. txtony

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    Or, he could be Melo 2.0 with negative trade value.
     
  12. Raven

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    I think it's hilarious that you just compared an MVP player to Lin.
     
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    And y'all wonder why DD says " no one wants to play with Harden".. He uses and abuses them then gets them out...:D:D:rolleyes:
     
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    I bet he would look good in purple
     
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