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[Kelly Iko for The Athletic] New piece on Markieff Morris and Danuel House

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by LilUziSquirt, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. bobrek

    bobrek Not a liberal, regardless of my posts
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    Your initial post I replied to was an "oh woe is us, how much worse can this team get". You are talking abut a team currently in first place in their division and enjoying a historic run by Harden.

    They had the best record in the NBA by 6 games last year to no avail. If the only way they can win the championship is by having home court throughout, then you might as well quit watching. They have to jump over 9 teams and make up 9 games. Not happening.
     
  2. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    they don't need to get the 1 seed to get home court. That's the realistic goal. I'm not unrealistic either.
     
  3. bobrek

    bobrek Not a liberal, regardless of my posts
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    They need it to ensure home court. Theoretically, they could have it throughout the playoffs right now if everything breaks perfectly. But...it won't.
     
  4. IvanLCPM

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    Can someone please post the whole article here? Or is it not possible? I also asked for that in the "repeater tax excuse" thread, but no one came through.
     
  5. D-rock

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    Jazz, Spurs, Lakers, Clips, Kings, Suns, Grizz, Pelicans, TWolves, etc. are worse.

    Think there are only 4 better teams in west so far.
     
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  6. studogg

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    Smells like the warriors
     
  7. Louka

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    Aaaaand he's healthy lol. Apparently he's making his decision this week. Rumored to be between Raptors Rockets and Lakers
     
  8. Possum

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    Fk that I want the warriors right off the bat. Catch them before they get Rollin.
     
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    House already Proven..
     
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  10. Invisible Fan

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    I'm thinking Moray's booty call teams like the Suns or Kings.
     
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    If true, then not good for the Rockets as I seriously doubt Tilman will allow Morey to sign anyone before Feb 21st, since that would push them over the tax line.

    Keep in mind being under the tax line not only saves Tilman from paying millions extra, he would also GAIN 3+ million from the tax redistribution for being under the tax line! So we talking at least a 6+ million dollar swing here... that's a lot of meals at landrys!
     
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  12. roslolian

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    If you are not unrealistic why did you make a whining post asking how "bad can it get" when the Rox is still 5th in the West and first in their division?

    And why tf do you keep insisting the Rox need HCA to not get boned in the playoffs? Did HCA last year help the team win a ring or what?

    You seem both unecessarily pessimistic and optimistic at the same time lol
     
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  13. REEKO_HTOWN

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    Yeah it did. They literally had 27 chances to do it.
     
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    This is correct, and why wasting the first month of the season was so damaging. The countless blown leads only add to it.
     
  15. Louka

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    His 'decision' could be to wait until the 21 to join the Rockets... Lol
     
  16. xiki

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    Please do NOT use the word 'breaks' in a Rox post!
     
  17. Swapshop

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    We are on the one yard line as always.
     
  18. YOLO

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    this week is already done with pretty much anyway. Thursday is the last day and then you have the all star break all the way until next week. The timing is no issue at all
     
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  19. xiki

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    IIRC 26 would be a fairer # and 27 = 3FTs, perhaps game changingly?
     
  20. Kim

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    I think having a member here who wrote it makes it bad mojo to post their work if it's behind a paywall. No stealing from members.
     
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