Magic Posturing About Keeping Dwight Howard Until Feb. 2013?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Carl Herrera, Jul 23, 2012.

  1. Carl Herrera

    Carl Herrera Contributing Member

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    Posturing team is posturing. Sounds like Orlando wants to squeeze more from the trade partners, who are not giving in to their demands.

    If the Rockets are to make the deal, I hope it is on their own terms. Otherwise, I'm fine with just going forward with the young guys and going after the next elite player that "shakes loose" (Kevin Love?).
     
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  2. Cakewalk

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    call their bluff Morey!
     
  3. shastarocket

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    Chris Broussard....

    Any credibility this report might have possibly had goes straight out the window once that man is involved.
     
  5. J.R.

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    Is this the new Dwight Howard update thread? :p
     
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  6. jayhow92

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    obvious bluff is obvious
     
  7. meadowlark

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    They are bluffing!! The longer they wait, the less leverage they have.


    Stick it to them!!!
     
  8. mr. 13 in 33

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    Rob Hennigan:

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  10. anchel

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    Surprise, Broussard sold to anybody.
     
  11. ebu

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    Good!! I don't want him....lets go with the rookies!!!
     
  12. plutoblue11

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    Why does any team want a player who is going to bolt at the end of the season and cost them 3/4s of their extremities?
     
  13. R0ckets03

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    lol...orlando is getting desperate.
     
  14. Fullcourt

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    Kill me now. I am too invested in this to walk away from it all, but I am going to go insane if this lasts too much longer.
     
  15. teebone21

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    let him walk away then .... we can use our capspace and flexibility elsewhere
     
  16. jordnnnn

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    It has been layed out countless times before, but I guess I will say it again.

    The actual list of teams he can realistically "bolt" to is pretty short. Once you add in the difference in money that the team that trades for him can offer, the notion that he will FOR SURE walk is sort of weakened.
     
  17. mr. 13 in 33

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    i wonder what morey is thinking about this right now lol
     
  18. BasketballMind

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    Thanks for the "update"
     
  19. jamisonrocket

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    As if we all didnt see this coming , call their bluff they have dueces and we all know it
     
  20. mattrbowers

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    You know DM isn't giving up anything he doesn't want to. They can hold out for more, but I don't think they're getting it out of him.
     
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