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Rockets need more tinkering with?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Le$$, Dec 5, 2019.

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What do the rockets really need?

Poll closed Jan 7, 2020.
  1. Another Star

    9 vote(s)
    22.5%
  2. Defensive Role Players

    24 vote(s)
    60.0%
  3. Good Center

    3 vote(s)
    7.5%
  4. Legit Power Forward ala Aldridge

    23 vote(s)
    57.5%
  5. Heart

    15 vote(s)
    37.5%
  6. Fire Mike

    9 vote(s)
    22.5%
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  1. Le$$

    Le$$ Member

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    Judging by the gap, what do you think. I just think maybe rockets need more role players, maybe even another star, like..... I mean rockets really need Eric Gordon, it has been showing. Losing like this to the Spurs????

    There going to have to go out there and get more Fire Power or maybe adapt defensive plan.
     
  2. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    We need more Sarah Spain
     
  3. juanm34

    juanm34 Member

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    Rockets need some set plays to run and a reminder to play defense in the closing minutes of games no matter what the score is.
     
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  4. J Sizzle

    J Sizzle Member

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    They have no 2nd star and they have a bad coach.

    Gordon and House back will definitely help but it won't solve the real issues.
     
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  5. Rocket River

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    The Rockets have to alt offense.
    Something that is more stable
    Our offense is a risk reward system . . .but when you got big leads . . .. it is not good for prevent defense/offense
    I think when you up 20 . . . you put your best defensive/ rebounding front court in

    If Harty could get his shot going
    Capela/Harty/PJ front line would do wonders for this team
    Rebounding monsters - leaving the other team to be one and done

    Rocket River
     
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  6. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    Rockets need Tilman to commit resources to WINNING and not pinch pennies. It all starts from the top and cascades down.
     
  7. YOLO

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    Clint Capela is currently the Rockets 2nd best player. So unless you think he's an actual star, the Rockets need someone better next to Harden
     
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    [​IMG]

    BALL MOVEMENT. PERIOD.
     
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  9. rockets13champs

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    Gordon will fix the bench, we just need russ to be more of a better 2ndary scorer. Chris Paul in the 2018 season literally was the best number 2 Bc he would score when harden couldnt
     
  10. jordnnnn

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    Russ is incapable of being any teams 2nd best scorer. Too inefficient. If he is your second highest scorer then you are looking at an early playoff exit.

    We need him to be our 4th or 5th highest scorer and improve his efficiency with smarter shot selection. Gordon and CC should be our #2 and 3. But Westbrook isn’t coachable so this will not happen. He will continue to shoot 20 times a game.
     
  11. BackNthDay

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    We need a healthy Gordon and House to take shots out of Westbrick and Harden's hand when things get tight or they get tired. Also MDA and his small ball lineup stinks!
     
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  12. HoustonCRT

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    It would be great if we could get a star level legit PF like Aldridge or Griffin, move Tucker to the 3 and bring House off the bench.. Obviously that won't happen because we don't have the salaries to match or the assets to get it done. One of the best things they could do for improvement right away though is have Westbrook take about 10 less shots a game.
     
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  13. TEXNIFICENT

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    2 more Wing players with size who defend, get loose balls and make open 3s.
     
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  14. saleem

    saleem Contributing Member

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    Yes, at the very least.
     
  15. Aruba77

    Aruba77 Contributing Member

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    Amen. At the very least, coach needs to reign in Wesbrook's shooting if he doesn't have the discipline to self-moderate. My god. This is the one thing everyone agreed on. regardless of whether or not you liked the trade, everyone agreed that we can't have wesbrook just jacking up shots the way he did in OKC. And even he said that him and James would have to adjust and sacrifice to make this work. None of that is happening.
     
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  16. jb86

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    The rockets need to run pick and roll more than anything else. Especially, Russ... I know he can beat you off the dribble with his speed, but I believe running pick n roll will make it that much more easier for him.
     
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