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What is, in hindsight, your worst basketball opinion ever?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by arno_ed, Jan 7, 2019.

  1. Le$$

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    My worst expectation was ....

    Ryan Anderson will be robin to Harden, and a possible Allstar. Boy was i wrong on that one, he turn out to be Brad Miller worse nightmare!
     
  2. K-Low_4_Prez

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    That Terrence Jones wasnt that bad after getting owned by LMA in the playoffs.
     
  3. LosPollosHermanos

    LosPollosHermanos MoRley only Fan
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    morey is good gm
     
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  4. IndoRockets

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    Ty Lawson would bring us to the next level
     
  5. dkamberi25

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    The ones that come to mind:

    2005 NBA Draft: I was super high on mid 1st round wings Antoine Wright and Joey Graham. At the time I was enamored with wings like Kobe/T-Mac/VC and when I looked at these two guys I thought they would be the next up in that line of player.

    Stromile Swift: Sure I'm not the only one but when we signed him I thought he was the final piece we needed to round out the team and that he would realize his full potential as a Rocket.

    Kevin Durant/Jeff Green: During their draft year in 07 when they both ended up in Seattle and then later OKC, at the time I would have banked on Green being the better player. Because Durant was such a new type of player I worried too much about his size worrying about where he would play on the court and ignored his talent. On the flip side with Green I saw enough of a body type coupled with enough precieved big man skills that made me think he would be the star.
     
  6. Rocket River

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    Melo - the NCCA CHAMPION would be better than LeBron - Who was a man among boys in High School and never did it again REAL PLAYERS
    *FacePalm*

    Rocket River
     
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    6 years, 42m for Kelvin Cato in 1999

    -Les Alexander
     
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  8. gotsis

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    -Thought T-Mac would still be a great player after the microsurgery on his knee;

    -Was strangely high on Jeremy Lamb's potential;

    -Believed Terrence Williams was going to breakout at some point and be a steal for us;

    -Was really hyped with the Harden + Dwight combo and would have bet money on us going all the way the year we signed Dwight.
     
  9. Manos

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    I thought Darko Milicic was a solid pick at #2
     
  10. nacho bidness

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    I was also high on Lamb and thought we over paid for Harden

    I was legit not happy

    lol
     
  11. alethios

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    I thought we made a huge mistake letting JLin go the first time.
     
  12. Ottomaton

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    I remember being excited when the Rockets drafted John Turner.
     
  13. Aware

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    while with the rox, i was all in on parsons being better than klay lol
     
  14. don grahamleone

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    In your defense he should’ve been better. Melo’s shortcomings were mental.

    Mine are:
    1) I knew Dwight was gonna be the key to a championship
    2) When Curry went down I thought we’d win the 2016 playoff series. Even @Clutch was like dude.. it’s over. I believed! I was denied like a homeless man trying to get a bank loan.

    I’ve been on here 20 plus years... I’m sure there are like 200 more. I ain’t proud.
     
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  15. D-rock

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    Same here, I loved this pick. :mad::D
     
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    I originally thought Marcus Morris would be Carmelo lite for us
     
  17. gogispade

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    I wasnt posting at the time but I thought that the Harden trade was a mistake becouse Lamb would become a super star haha.
     
  18. bigbodymoe

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    As Sam Mack's biggest fan, I thought he should've had a featured role in the offense and been a starter playing heavy minutes.

    T-Will could've been our superstar savior
     
  19. rocketman84

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    I didn’t think lebron would be better than an avg all star. All the hype around him happened while he was in high school and I was in high school.

    I kept saying, yea he’s playing amazing cuz he’s playing against people like me, when he gets to the NBA, he’s going to get owned...
     
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  20. Audioout

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    I haven't been THAT off really overall honestly. I never get too hyped or too down on anything.

    I will say one that sticks out to me was when I was super mad about them trading Alston for Lowry.
     
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