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Which team will most challenge Rockets?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by celebrevida, Mar 12, 2018.

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Which team will prove most challenging?

  1. Trail Blazers

    25 vote(s)
    36.2%
  2. Thunder

    7 vote(s)
    10.1%
  3. Pelicans

    12 vote(s)
    17.4%
  4. Timberwolves

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Clippers

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  6. Jazz

    6 vote(s)
    8.7%
  7. Nuggets

    2 vote(s)
    2.9%
  8. Spurs

    13 vote(s)
    18.8%
  9. Lakers

    4 vote(s)
    5.8%
  1. celebrevida

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    Spurs will full team for playoff
     
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    Spurs if they have a healthy kawhi and lma in the 1st round as an 8 seed.
     
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    Utah is good but they're way too easy to guard to pose any serious problems.

    I've still gotta say SA. They know how to guard Harden.

    And as poor as the surrounding cast can look offensively, they aren't that bad, and if Kawhi is healthy, they will be really tough on that end of the court.

    But, we did get the Kawhi-stopper in Luc, another guy who can compete with his mid-range game in PJ, and CEE-PEE-THREE(home play announcer voice). So I still feel GOOD about any series other than one with GS.
     
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    none of them. ain't no team will post a challenge to us until we face worriers in the west final. my prediction for playoff( 4-0, 4-0, 4-2, 4-0)
     
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    Based on matchups:

    Moderate threats: Spurs and Pelicans
    Minor threats: Jazz and Nuggets
    Wildcard: Thunder
    Irrelevant: Portland, Minnesota, Los Angeles x2
     
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    If Spurs have everybody back, very likely they will be 4/5 and we will have another second round match up with them. But this time, with cp3 and co added, we can finish them in 5 or 6.
     
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    Agreed. Worriers and Raptors are my choices. But the Jailbaiters will be interesting.
     
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    Reported.
     
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    Blazers might if they get hot and could play some effective D down the stretch.
     
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    Joe Johnson
     
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    The Zebras.

    Led by D'Antoni's brother from another mother... TONY BROTHERS.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Tonys vs Mike Dan and Toney.
     
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    I don't think getting khwai back will solve the Spurs issues
     
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    Portland by default. They are the only team that's not torn apart by trades , injuries or just not good enough. Tho they are playing very good ball right now.

    Most definitely a HEALTHY San Antonio squad would top my list - Pop is the master but I don't think they are ever gonna be healthy.

    Minny was playing fantastic till that injury to Butler. They don't scare anyone without him.


    New Orleans has had the Rockets number , until Cousins went down ....


    The Clippers beat the Rockets twice but that isn't the same team after the trades.

    Utah .... nah , they don't have enough.

    Westbrook is the anti-team player .... playing for stats not wins.

    Denver nor LA have the firepower to match up.
     
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    the Rockets are still their own greatest enemy . . .
     
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    Errr the dinosaurs
     
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    Turnovers.
     
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