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Rockets signs Nick Johnson to 3 year deal; expects Llull to stay in Europe

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Carl Herrera, Jul 22, 2014.

  1. Carl Herrera

    Carl Herrera Contributing Member
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    http://blog.chron.com/ultimaterockets/2014/07/nick-johnson-to-sign-3-year-deal-soon/

    If the deal is for 3 years, it means the Rockets are using a part of the MLE (probably slightly above the $500K or so rookie minimum) on Johnson.

    Edit: Oops... grammatical error in title.
     
  2. Jontro

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    Lull is never coming. He shouldn't even be considered a Rocket or anywhere close to a Rocket.
     
  3. DreamShook

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    so, how long until Nick Johnson is asking for a raise and posing half naked on the beach in buffalo jeans?
     
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    I hate Johnson already.
     
  6. Pull_Up_3

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    good

    he has so much potential
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    You may be right but I believe this article implies that while others were dreaming of trades, the rockets were trying to persuade Sergio to come over. Looks like they got their answer and will now begin to use their funds appropriately.
     
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    Good....very good
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Nick Johnson was likely signed using a portion of the MLE. Johnson's starting salary will determine how much is left for another FA signing.</p>&mdash; David Weiner (@BimaThug) <a href="https://twitter.com/BimaThug/status/491756152628068352" data-datetime="2014-07-23T01:26:17+00:00">July 23, 2014</a></blockquote>
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    ^ If that is true, I'm willing to bet that we give the rest to Marion
     
  13. ChankMcStank

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    I like Johnson. I like the way he penetrates.
     
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    Everybody! Our offseason is saved! :rolleyes:
     
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    I see what you did there....clevver
     
  16. Mr. Clutch

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    Our Johnson is small.

    But plays hard.
     
  17. shastarocket

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    Our Johnson is aggressive and gets into places he shouldn't
     
  18. solid

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    Thread going south……….
     
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    wait, Capela will be playing for the rockets this season?
     
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    I was thinking he plays more like a Big Johnson when he is going hard, no softness in his game...
     
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