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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by justtxyank, Jul 19, 2019.

  1. justtxyank

    justtxyank Contributing Member
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    Tad Brown famously said there would be "fireworks" this offseason (or any offseason).

    After the Butler deal fell through, many here began attacking him constantly, including adopting a rather childish "Toad Brown" nickname for the team president.

    Since then, boy oh boy have their been fireworks.
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    Yes, that's Kemah Mr. Fertitta

    Like the Westbrook deal or hate it, it's certainly a dramatic change. It looks like Tad gets the last laugh over those who mocked him. I'm taking my L (though I didn't use the "Toad" nonsense) who else needs to?

    Tad:
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  2. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    Fireworks come in June.
     
  3. YOLO

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    fireworks is no longer trending on this site
     
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    You're not an American, are you? :)
     
  5. D-rock

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    The personal attacks were silly but the expectation was fireworks, as in plural.

    The discussion was for a 3rd star. Russ brings our star count to status quo.

    Tad still has work to do to back up his braggadocio.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    Nice one.

    But you're right.
     
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    Credit Turd Brown delivered multiple times.

    Preview fireworks in Houston July 4th and then the major ones
     
  8. J.R.

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    Nope, they were ready to run it back.
    "We're keeping our starting five. Other contenders are struggling to keep theirs. We're the favorites in the West. That should be the story."
    Their "firework" was Jimmy Butler, who they didn't even get a meeting with.
    Their other "firework" was adding a "top tier MLE player", who they also didn't sign.
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    They're still sitting on a portion of the MLE.

    Only after Kawhi chose LA, Paul requesting a trade to LA, OKC deciding to blow it up AND James Harden pushing for Russ did they get their "firework."
    Otherwise, Tyson Chandler, Austin Rivers, Gerald Green, Danuel House? Yeah, those are some real fireworks!
    Thaddeus can keep his sparklers.
     
  9. topfive

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    Cherry bomb #1: Get rid of Chris Paul
    Cherry bomb #2: Bring in Russell Westbrook

    You can have multiple fireworks go off simultaneously. :D
     
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    There has been 1 single firework, which rather sucks as a fireworks show! :)
     
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  11. don grahamleone

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    I knew it before I typed it. ;)
     
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    Jimmy Buckets was that guy at the party who gets hit on by an average-looking chick and thinks, Maybe if I don't get a better offer...

    Then the Miami Heat comes around with her silicone-enhanced breasts and her skimpy little club dress and Jimmy B. forgot that first chick ever existed.

    Yes, we are the woman who was better for him, but he was short-sighted and chose to go home with skanky Pat Riley instead.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Salty af
     
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    More like those lame carbon/charcoal snakes that expand on the ground.
     
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    Pizza_Da_Hut I put on pants for this?
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    There's a fine line between a firework and a bomb. I'm still waiting to see what we made.
     
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    he did what I thought he would do.

    rockets made a move to say they made a move.

    traded some cool older fireworks that create some cool patterns when they work for some newer fireworks that work more often but are mainly used to mess up your neighbor's yard.

    this transaction was nothing but a marketing move, so yea, fireworks.

    tad, you will impress me when the team makes a silent trade that the average fan asks who the hell the player we receive is.
     
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    thinly-disguised eat crow thread
     
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    If a dramatic change alone qualified as fireworks, Tad could have gotten the last laugh by trading Harden for expirings. Sure, we just blew up our team and destroyed our future but boy was that a big change, right? I get what you're saying though, our offseason has certainly been interesting.
     
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    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Liking because of Bobs Burgers reference.
     
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