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Nuggets To Waive Kostas Papanikilaou

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ghettocheeze, Aug 1, 2015.

  1. ghettocheeze

    ghettocheeze Member

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    http://www.foxsports.com/nba/story/nuggets-will-reportedly-waive-kostas-papanikolaou-080115

    Any chance Rockets can get him back for minimum?
     
  2. Carl Herrera

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    Houston is not allowed to sign him back for a year after the trade.
     
  3. don grahamleone

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    And that is a shame. He's got NBA level passing skill and can play decent defense if he's healthy. Here's to his health.
     
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    That's too bad. I wonder if he'll just go back home where he's guaranteed playing time.
     
  5. J Sizzle

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    If team's are smart, he'll get some interest. He's worth a spot in the rotation somewhere.
     
  6. ghettocheeze

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    Too bad. I liked his energy off the bench. Skilled passer for a big man.

    Anyways, this trade is looking like a complete steal for the Rockets. Essentially, the Nuggets got Nick Johnson and a first round pick which will most likely be outside the top 25. That's like chump change for Morey.
     
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    This has 76'ers written all over it, after waivers.
     
  8. withmustard

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    Beat me to it.
     
  9. Zboy

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    76ers should sign him temporarily so that we can get him back later. :)

    That way we can get back the only thing that was worth a damn in that Lawson package we gave away.
     
  10. Carl Herrera

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    He has some skills, but he is a low IQ player who doesn't understand that the ball needs to go INTO the basket. His lack of IQ is reflected in his 35% FG%.
     
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    Smart player, like a lot of what he does, but needs to improve his shot
     
  13. tomato

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    I have a feeling that the Spurs could make him look like very well
     
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    Call me maybe? Or nah
     
  15. Mr. Clutch

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    How much would it Kostas to resign him next year?
     
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    I hope knicks sig him he better than thanasis
     
  17. Mathloom

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    Would be very annoying to see him join the Spurs. He would fit right in over there.

    His game is 100% ready except refining his jump shot - which seems inevitable given his work ethic.

    Hayes
    DMo
    Papa
    Harden
    Lawson

    Fun to imagine this great passing team on the floor together.
     
  18. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    Almost got that name

    Nikolaou
     
  19. Slam Dunk

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    Papalickanow?
     
  20. Snow Villiers

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    He's going to the Warriors
     
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