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So whose guarding Bron/PG/Kawhi ?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by realonemo, Jul 8, 2019.

  1. realonemo

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    He's 6'5 tho. Other than Capela who is over 6'7 that really matters in a high level playoff series ?
     
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    Yeah and he was holding a 6'10 sharpshooter with a 7'5 wingspan way below his average shooting numbers. We still have PJ to guard anyones best player but Harden is no longer incapable of stepping up to a challenge on the defensive end especially in the playoffs.
     
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    nah we don't need to guard them, we'll just out score them.
    defense is overrated - MDA & Harden agree
     
  4. mac_got_this

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    We could still resign shumpert. At this point, we need too.
     
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    Man PJ is going to slow down sooner or later and historically Lebron eats his lunch.
     
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  6. adeelionaire

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    Sad but true. It's obvious we need more wing help but the question is who's even a respectable defensive wing out there that will accept out crumbs?
     
  7. chenjy9

    chenjy9 Numbers Don't Lie
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    None of these guys can protect the rim from lobs off the PnR
     
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    He gone
     
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    Nobody. It's why the Rockets aren't the favorites next year.
     
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    Nails it on the head. We're gonna pick and roll boogie into another injury. As long as we keep him moving laterally and drastic direction changes (Harden's specialty), his achilles will explode off his foot.

    We need to get that 7-6 guy on our bench to guard AD and the paint.
     
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    It would rarely ever get to the lob. Same as Warriors.
     
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    If PJ slows down...will he score any point?..He , at present, struggles to score in games.
     
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    Didn't know that PG and Kawhi signed with the Lakers but I would guess the same guys that guarded these dudes last year when they were in the league. Maybe PGs shoulders will guard him? Maybe Kawhi's load management will guard him and Space Jam 2 will guard LeBron. Only Elston Turner knows.
     
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    If we score more points, we win (I think)
     
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  16. justtxyank

    justtxyank Contributing Member

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    Wrong.

    No one will underestimate the Clippers.

    People underestimated the Raptors because:
    1) They are in Canada
    2) Playoff failure history
    3) Playoff Lowry

    The Clippers will be overhyped if anything.
     
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    MDA’s burner account confirmed
     
  18. chenjy9

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    That's because Green can take Capela out, thus taking away the lob. Who exactly on Clippers can take Capela out of the game defensively? Harrell is NOT a rim protector not is he a defensive anchor in the paint.
     
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    Tucker is the only viable defender on the roster that can make those guys work. Absolutely we need Iggy now more than ever. We are in real trouble. The free agent options are gone and trades aren’t necessarily in our control. I’m super annoyed by the rockets lack of apparent urgency to get better.
     
  20. ThatBoyNick

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    Wtf???

    You do know Gordon has 6’9 wingspan? Considering he’s 6’2 without shoes, that’s the opposite of alligator arms...

    I mean, it’s even obvious when just looking at him his arms are long as ****. You suck OP.
     
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