We call the shots

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Will, Aug 13, 1999.

  1. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN Contributing Member

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    It's too bad that was a differnet world
     
  2. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

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    the history of clutchfans is truly astonishing
    future civilizations will learn from us
     
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  3. Os Trigonum

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    you and @heypartner apparently . . . you 99ers are a strange bunch :p
     
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    Nope.

    The truth is in a thread called "Trade Hakeem or Barkley now". pls nobody bump it though. Once or twice a year when I'm especially nostalgic and bored, I like to read some BBS history in reverse order, and bumping these threads from 1999 gets the history out of sort order. It is also interesting to read stuff around major trades, signing and drafts. Bumping is not cool for that too.
     
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  6. JuanValdez

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    I didn't even know you could necrobump something from 1999.


    Anyway pippen situation and melo situation are different.
     
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  7. JuanValdez

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    The lesson I do take from the Pippen fiasco is that a malcontent player can force a trade even if it isn't in the teams best interest. Quitten didn't get the team he wanted, but he got traded. Melo isn't the cancer Quitten was, but he does have the no trade clause to better guide the outcome.
     
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    1999. :eek:
     
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  9. Shark44

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    This is the kind of quality discussion that made Clutch Fans the BEST sports board in the world. Thanks for the trip down memory lane!
     
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    Got us the 7-block preseason Gawd though.
     
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    This thread is older than a good chunk of our members .
     
  12. Pen15clubber

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    @Mr. Motiejunas is a chunky member
     
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    Why do you keep posting this/ sliding into my DMs with it? #actuallycurious #wtf
     
  14. tinman

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    That's because the highest quality of posters joined that year.
     
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  15. tinman

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    Absolutely nothing like Pippen. We aren't giving Melo the Max contract and pretend he's our best player.
    And Harden and Paul aren't on the decline like Dream and Barkley were at that time.
     
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    You guys are a bunch of ****ing idiots, bringing all the threads back. **** 1999!!
     
  17. cbs1507

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    Lol I was 10 and we didn't even have dial up Internet at home yet
     
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    Like your mom's ass, this is a bump I can get behind.
     
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    Are RocketGirl34 and 00rocketgirl related?
     
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