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The last Rockets team to win a playoff series

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Aug 26, 2013.

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Our team will

  1. will surpass that team this year

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  2. will equal that team this year

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  3. will not equal that team this year

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  1. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    http://www.basketball-reference.com/teams/HOU/2009.html

    <PRE>
    Rk Player Age G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
    1 Yao Ming 28 9 9 35.9 6.0 11.0 .545 0.0 0.0 5.1 5.7 .902 2.1 8.8 10.9 1.0 0.4 1.2 1.9 3.0 17.1
    2 Aaron Brooks 24 13 13 34.2 5.9 13.1 .453 2.1 4.9 .422 2.8 3.5 .804 0.3 2.3 2.6 3.4 0.4 0.2 2.2 2.2 16.8
    3 Metta World Peace 29 13 13 37.5 6.2 15.6 .394 1.8 6.4 .277 1.5 2.2 .714 0.9 3.4 4.3 4.2 1.1 0.2 2.5 2.1 15.6
    4 Luis Scola 28 13 13 32.6 5.9 12.0 .494 0.0 0.0 2.5 3.8 .673 2.2 6.2 8.4 1.8 0.5 0.2 1.7 3.5 14.4
    5 Von Wafer 23 13 0 13.9 3.0 7.1 .424 0.7 1.7 .409 1.5 1.7 .864 0.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.8 0.8 8.2
    6 Shane Battier 30 13 13 38.2 2.5 6.2 .407 1.3 4.2 .315 1.7 1.8 .957 1.6 3.3 4.9 2.4 1.1 0.7 1.2 2.5 8.1
    7 Carl Landry 25 13 0 18.5 3.0 5.4 .557 0.0 0.2 .000 1.5 2.5 .576 1.2 2.7 3.9 0.2 0.3 0.4 1.1 2.1 7.5
    8 Kyle Lowry 22 13 0 19.5 1.6 4.8 .333 0.3 1.2 .250 1.8 2.4 .742 0.6 2.3 2.9 2.5 0.9 0.1 1.3 1.8 5.3
    9 Brent Barry 37 4 0 8.8 1.3 2.5 .500 0.8 2.0 .375 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.0 1.0 0.8 3.3
    10 Brian Cook 28 6 0 5.3 0.7 2.5 .267 0.3 1.5 .222 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.5 2.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.7 1.7
    11 Chuck Hayes 25 13 4 13.3 0.8 1.6 .476 0.0 0.2 .000 0.0 0.0 1.0 2.0 3.0 0.8 1.0 0.2 0.3 2.1 1.5
    12 James White 26 5 0 2.4 0.6 1.8 .333 0.2 0.4 .500 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.0 1.4
    13 Dikembe Mutombo 42 2 0 10.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 .000 0.5 4.0 4.5 0.0 0.5 1.0 0.0 2.5 0.0
    </PRE>
     
  2. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!
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    This team is better and the West is even tougher now than then
     
  3. JuanValdez

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    Better than the listed team, but not as good as the actual 2008-09 team with McGrady on it.
     
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  4. T FOR 3!!!

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    Dwight is no Yao, and Ron was playing fantastic with AB scoring at will. Throw in a prime Landry and Scola... That's a good team. Too early to tell. If that team had a healthy T-Mac that would've given us a serious shot at the title.
     
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    Potentially we can be better. As of today are we a better team? absolutely not.
     
  6. jacoby

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    If that 08-09 team were healthy they would have crushed today's team.
     
  7. tinman

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    if you look at the team solely on characteristics,

    all those dudes were tough and hearty guys. none of them had egos, except for maybe Ron ,but Ron was real.

    lowry,
    battier,
    landry,
    hayes,
    scola.

    those were hard workers, grinders and of course Yao.

    all substance, no flash
     
  8. tinman

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    let's not forget (for those who remember) that Aaron Brooks was stellar in the playoffs.
     
  9. REEKO_HTOWN

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    If and buts
     
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    That is what made Lowry such a beast on the boards for a pg.
     
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    Omg it's amazing that the rockets are here now considering the downfall from this squad
     
  12. daywalker02

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    Ron was real. But he helped the Fakers to a championship. And that shiet got more real
     
  13. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    he signed a 1 year deal with the rockets and he gave us his all. he was brought in to be the 'third star' but became the 2nd star and a leader and mentor to his young team.

    he was free agent and not obligated to be with the Rockets.

    plus a season without yao?
     
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    Man, that team was pretty awesome. Sadly, that was the closest we've been to Clutch City in recent years. I miss Yao :(
     
  15. mcgrady33090

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    Ron averaged 15.6? i remember he average close to 17.
     
  16. mcgrady33090

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    and scola averaged 16.2 this is all wrong, yao average 19 that year
     
  17. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    these are PLAYOFF averages.
    I don't know what you are reading or where you got 16.2

    this is why on clutchfans we always have LINKs to our sources.
     
  18. mcgrady33090

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    I didnt kno it was playoff average relax dude, 16.2 is scola's season average
    http://espn.go.com/nba/player/stats/_/id/1781/luis-scola
     
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    Playoff stats....I think
     
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