1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

Luc mbah to rockets

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by rockets13champs, Jul 16, 2017.

  1. PhiSlamma15

    PhiSlamma15 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 31, 2014
    Messages:
    4,216
    Likes Received:
    606
  2. MrButtocks

    MrButtocks Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 29, 2005
    Messages:
    5,372
    Likes Received:
    1,522
    The reason why this signing is so universally lauded while the PJ Tucker signing has a few skeptics is due to cost. Although PJ is the superior player, he cost the full MLE. If he doesn't pan out for some reason, that's a big blow at a time when we can't afford to waste any assets. Our window is now. Mbah a Moute cost us the vet minimum. We can't get any cheaper than that. We literally can't lose with this deal. I personally love Tucker though so this has been a good offseason so far.
     
  3. RocketsTerps

    RocketsTerps Member

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2007
    Messages:
    1,619
    Likes Received:
    1,195
    Sleep is the cousin of death ~Nas
     
    jch1911 and Chamillionaire like this.
  4. Pen15clubber

    Pen15clubber Member

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2015
    Messages:
    13,553
    Likes Received:
    16,093
    Lucky Luciano
     
    DonKnock likes this.
  5. tycoonchip

    tycoonchip Member

    Joined:
    Dec 25, 1999
    Messages:
    3,549
    Likes Received:
    834
    This guy is going to be great for us.
     
    djperm, RocketsTerps and Pen15clubber like this.
  6. Shroopy2

    Shroopy2 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2003
    Messages:
    15,471
    Likes Received:
    1,077
    Always ALWAYS about the MONEY $$$$$. Contract value HEAVILY INFLUENCES fan opinions.

    If Ryan Anderson signed for just $5 mil a season instead of $20mil, he'd have WAAAAY less hate more praise. If Tucker signed for same small money as Mbah a Moute, it'd be the same thing Tucker getting more praise less pessimism about if he's "worth it" .
     
    Y2JT likes this.
  7. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    39,890
    Likes Received:
    5,844
  8. Carl Herrera

    Carl Herrera Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2007
    Messages:
    39,189
    Likes Received:
    7,576
  9. Red Chocolate

    Red Chocolate Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 29, 2001
    Messages:
    1,459
    Likes Received:
    131
    Really good addition here as Luc can play both the 3/4 quite well defensively and does not need the ball whatsoever.
     
    djperm likes this.
  10. ParaSolid

    ParaSolid Member

    Joined:
    Sep 26, 2007
    Messages:
    3,751
    Likes Received:
    394
    Collecting contracts to trade?
     
  11. Bennie Anders

    Bennie Anders Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2009
    Messages:
    557
    Likes Received:
    128
    I don't think the word "assets" means what you think it does, Cletus.
     
  12. koby1868

    koby1868 Member

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2010
    Messages:
    571
    Likes Received:
    205
    No
     
  13. dfbreyes

    dfbreyes Member

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2001
    Messages:
    511
    Likes Received:
    65
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
    #313 dfbreyes, Jul 17, 2017
    Last edited: Jul 17, 2017
    djperm and DonKnock like this.
  14. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    39,890
    Likes Received:
    5,844
    Wow your Avatar does look like Jerry.
     
    ceonwuka likes this.
  15. Asian Sensation

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 1999
    Messages:
    13,627
    Likes Received:
    1,275
    I've never seen so much excitement for a 31 year old journeyman coming off of 6 points and 2 boards. All that in 22 mpg as a starter. Apparently his defense is good and we got him for the minimum which is great and all but how many minutes will he get here? 15 or so off the bench?

    Last year he shot 39% from 3 but that was off of a very small sample size. 0.5 threes per game while attempting 1.4 per game. For his career he has attempted 0.7 per game. In 2015 he actually attempted 3 per game but only shot 30% from 3.
    I think labeling him a 3 and D guy is a stretch and possibly setting yourself up for disappointment IMO. Especially if you consider the that he's a terrible FT shooter. A veteran Defensive guy at the end of the depth chart to play spot minutes is more like it.

    Nice signing for the price but the expectations (from reading some of the posts) outweigh the reality.
     
    macho GRANDE likes this.
  16. CDrex

    CDrex Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2009
    Messages:
    5,790
    Likes Received:
    880
    To be honest I never liked his game much.

    But cheap depth is cheap depth, I'm not mad.
     
    Little Bit likes this.
  17. Voice of Aus

    Voice of Aus Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jun 28, 2013
    Messages:
    5,148
    Likes Received:
    402
    that crazy quick/long combo is insane
     
    djperm likes this.
  18. NIKEstrad

    NIKEstrad Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Mar 21, 2000
    Messages:
    8,720
    Likes Received:
    784
    Depth matters. We got a guy that was a starter for a playoff team to come be the 9th man for league minimum. That's solid.

    He gives us another guy that can allow us to play positionless basketball, which is the new rage.
     
    Deuce, djperm, Y2JT and 6 others like this.
  19. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    39,890
    Likes Received:
    5,844
    Obviously no Carmelo but with all the FAs being snagged it is good news. We acquired someone solid.
     
  20. chandlerbang21

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2013
    Messages:
    4,397
    Likes Received:
    157
    glad to see Black, Tucker, Luc and cp3 on the team. all excellent defensive players. they aren't elite 3pt shooters so I am looking forward to see rockets running a conventional office this season
     
    HakeemOnlyFan likes this.
Loading...

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!


    Upgrade Now