If you are not happy for Yao getting into the Hall of Fame, you aren't a Rockets fan

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Apr 2, 2016.

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People here who aren't happy Yao is in the HOF

  1. are jealous that their favorite player will never get in

    2 vote(s)
    2.7%
  2. didn't appreciate Yao's hard work and loyalty

    21 vote(s)
    28.4%
  3. can go to hell

    51 vote(s)
    68.9%
  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

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    Yao: Drafted #1 by the Houston Rockets
    NBA Teams played for: 1, the Houston Rockets

    Yao Retirement speech:

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    David Stern surrounded by HOFs
     
  2. napalm_black

    napalm_black Contributing Member

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    LOL. You're losing your pseudo-high ground with options like "can go to hell".

    Every player has positives and negatives to their game. You've never been able to handle that, so maybe the internet isn't for you.
     
  3. tinman

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    Yao came to Houston without knowing American Culture or Texas Culture or H Town Culture and he embraced all of it.

    the Major of Houston made him the Goodwill Ambassador of HOUSTON.

    http://english.cri.cn/8046/2013/02/16/53s748598.htm

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  4. ibm

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    tinman being tinman, always throw in some spice. :)

    seriously man, your poll sucks. because i wanted to vote for both 2 and 3, and it didnt let me. :cool::p
     
  5. tinman

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    this happens to be a popular choice.

    this is about being a Rockets fan. Being happy that our #1 pick , who never played for another team got in the hall.

    Sampson, Dream, Deke, Moses, Murphy, Yao

    it's embracing Rockets history
     
  6. napalm_black

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    Yao was a great player, and an even better person. As a person, he is almost without fault.

    I haven't seen anyone here saying they aren't happy Yao isn't in the hall. There's just an interesting debate going on about his on-court merits. Separating the logic from the emotion, if you will. As a player, he had faults, and people shouldn't have to apologize for having a balanced take on a player.

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  7. tinman

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    Some people are jealous he's in the HOF. the 'merit' is just a smoke screen for jealousy.

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  8. ISOBall

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    stay classy, tinman
     
  9. Cohete Rojo

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    Yao couldn't commit to the team paying him $millions$ of dollars. Perhaps in China it is considered responsible to put your nation's basketball team first, but here in America it is all about $money$.
     
  10. shlhl

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    Oh Y I am rocket Fan. I love the big fellow:)
     
  11. ibm

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    so messi (and all other mega soccer stars) shouldnt have played in the world cup?
     
  12. tinman

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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/aZtxQkay0ac" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
  14. Sweet Lou 4 2

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    Who on the board is not HAPPY that Yao is in the HOF? Who? I mean, maybe some people think he didn't deserve it. But to be not happy?
     
  15. tinman

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    that's a cover

    peel that onion and you see jealousy
     
  16. 11Rox4Life3

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    nobody would know not being a real rockets fan better than tinman.
     
  17. 11Rox4Life3

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    this is the story of pretty much 99% of your posts.
     
  18. CCity Zero

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    Yao was great for the game and his with accomplishments as a whole he deserves the nod. I just wish he didn't have to play so much (year round) back in the day... , he probably could have got the Rockets another championship, he was so dominant in the series against the Lakers before the pretty much career ending injury :( but regardless, I'm glad he was a rocket, I wish Howard could learn some moves from him
     
  19. tinman

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    99ers posts are pretty much are the story
     
  20. Downtown Sniper

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    I don't understand.

    You seem to suggest that Ming is so great because he never played for another team.

    But The Dream played for the Toronto Raptors.

    Sorry, your nonsense rants are hard to comprehend at the best of times - but when you start throwing in contradictions they become even more difficult.

    You just proved that you aren't a real Rockets fan. You can go to hell.

    Because by your algorithm of rating Rockets greats - they need to only play for the Houston Rockets.

    Sorry YOF can you please get off the Rockets forum since you don't appreciate our greatest player of all time. You can go to hell.
     
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