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[Ringer] Olajuwon would dominate modern era

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by lnchan, May 27, 2020.

  1. Air Langhi

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    Shoots too many mid range shots Morey would trade him.
     
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    Trade for him you mean.

    Like he did with Russ.
     
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    Mike D'Antoni would play him 90 minutes a game for 82 games and the playoffs
     
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    He still would bring back another NBA Championship despite this.
     
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    Dream was too smart, too committed not to adjust and dominate.
     
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    hakeem drained a 3 at the end of Game 4 against orlando.

    he coulda been a 3 pt shooter.

    there's nothing dream couldnt do.
     
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    Dream averaged almost 40 mpg from 92 to 96 under Rudy T. Those were their best championship contending years.

    That is more than MDA has played Harden. McHale in fact played Harden more minutes per game but our own ignorant fanbase continues to push this false narrative about MDA.

    As a 99er you should know your **** better.
     
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    This should have a poll. No question needed. Options would include: 1) Duh 2) We already knew this 3) Y'all just figuring this out now?

    Add more choices if y'all like.
     
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    ah, I still remember Clyde’s reaction! How sweet is is...
     
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    I was going to say the exact same thing....smh
     
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    Dream was one of the best conditioned players of his era and thats why even if it seems like he was off he would eventually wear down teams in the 4th quarter.
     
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    Yeah I think in this era he’s likely coming into the NBA staying slim and playing more like Durant but with otherworldly defensive ability. Probably even more skilled than Giannis at least as a shooter.

    Later in his career is when he could have played a slower Dirk type of game for years longer than he played.

    The biggest difference would be those years between his last year at UH to his first couple years in the NBA where he’d be working on perimeter skills and more range in his shooting.

    Def would be just as dominant just different.
     
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    B-Bob my celli weighs a ton

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    even by dream's standards, this was a series of just incredible shotmaking. it's so far above what anyone big man has done before or since it almost feels like eventually you'll watch the highlights and he'll finally start missing. like the one play where he faces robinson up, dribbles right, plants his foot hard in the ground, spins back and takes an 18 foot turnaround jumper with vinny del negro hanging off his side, and then swish. like magic said about Dr. J's famous under the backboard layup, "we didn't know whether to take the ball out or ask him to do it again."
     
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