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[video]Otis Thorpe Mix

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Aug 25, 2011.

  1. tinman

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    <iframe width="480" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/Bxc5-u02Jq0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    O.
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    I miss those football passes he'd throw from one side of the arena to the other. I haven't seen another player with the strength and accuracy to pull that off.
     
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    Not many people can hold a basketball like it was a tennis ball. I pretty sure he had the biggest hands ever in the NBA
     
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    Those layups are ridiculous.
     
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    O.T's number should be hanging from the rafters. Dude is probably the most underrated player we've ever had.
     
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    Nice mix, but no rebounds. His one-handed rebounds were the most awesome thing to me.
     
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    OT was a great compliment to Olajuwon and he would have been a perfect fit next to Yao too, too bad we couldn't find a banger like OT for Yao.
     
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    Another nice play of Thorpe:

    <iframe width="640" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/V0mD8JckVYg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    He was so important for that first championship.
     
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    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    A true POWER forward. They don't make them like that anymore.
     
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    came in expecting the song "otis"

    leave disappointed
     
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    What happened to Thrope after he was traded to the Blazers? It seem he just went mia after the Rockets traded him. Was he on his last legs or something?
     
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    1:55..one of the longest rim hangs I've seen! :)
     
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    After Portland he went to play with a young Grant Hill and Detroit made the playoffs in both years. His numbers were not bad, but he was in a decline.
    play 82 and 79 games for those years. Solid.

    http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/t/thorpot01.html
     
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    Paterson was a great GM too.
     
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    Tinman....thought you would appreciate that I am naming our new puppy we get on monday. Otis.

    Keep up the good work
     
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    Thanks Tin Man... your posts are always teaching me something new. I knew Otis Thorpe was a beast but I forgot how he could absolutely tear through defense with the ball in one hand. Sickeningly good.
     
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    video of Jim Petersen and Rodney McCray

    <iframe width="480" height="390" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/6r8jnZPc3g8" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
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