While this board circle jerks to rumors of Paul George...

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ghettocheeze, Jun 19, 2017 at 5:32 PM.

  1. ghettocheeze

    ghettocheeze Member

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    ... I would like to take the opportunity to discuss player additions that I believe are realistic, financially possible, and helpful to the team going forward.

    Shooters:

    After a distasteful playoffs against the Spurs, it's clear we need shooters who can take some pressure off Harden. The offense created wide open threes, we just couldn't make them when we had to. Time to upgrade the shooters on this team.

    Targets: Kyle Korver, J.J. Redick, Danilo Gallinari

    Bigmen:

    Rebounding proved to be our achilles against the Spurs. We got manhandled on the boards after Nene went down. We need another big body that can rebound and hold the paint while occasionally shoot from range.

    Targets: Serge Ibaka, Paul Millsap
     
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    oh more paul george threads hooray
     
  3. pass_to_Hakeem

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    Great post , and finally one that makes sense!!

    Every big name FA / every summer ... Rockets fans think should be here... you have Harden and so you build around f the fact we have our pg/sg...

    So now let's shop for the other 3 positions!!

    CP3 won't come off the bench and why would Harden go back to sg full time??

    He just had the best season of his career @ pg
     
  4. Vivi

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    Redick will cost like Paul George apparently, pass.

    Korver is too old, wouldn't move the needle at this point.

    Gallo would be an upgrade over Anderson but wouldn't make us that much better (btw he just said that even if Denver can offer him more money, he doesn't care that much, he'll consider every team and just pick the best enviroment for him).

    Ibaka is not coming imo, Toronto will probably pay him...too much.

    Millsap is the best and realistic way we have to improve i think, but we'll see how much money he'll command, 30x or over it's too much imo...around 25x it would be ok i guess.
     
  5. Carl Herrera

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    These guys leave me flaccid.
     
  6. cheke64

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    Bro we have shooters. We need a better game strategy. Shooters shoot bad when they are guarded, specially when it's predictable.
     
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    Uh you're half way right... The offense was CREATED by James Harden who happens to shut down during PO games every year! Game 4 against the Spurs the Rockets had the game won in the finals minutes but bad D, horrible horrible execution, and ISO Ball completely changed that. The main culprit in that loss in game 4 was Harden. Go back and look at the final 5 minutes of that game where THE SHOOTERS were knocking down shots WHEN they got he ball from yours truly, JAMES HARDEN. However, the majority of the time you saw Harden dribble dribble dribble for a TO that included a shot clock violation, a horendious shot, or was strippep. BUT when he stop trying to be the hero and passed it to the open shooter our role players came through. It's CLEAR we have enough SHOOTERS! What we need is another superstar that can play big in big moments such as PG13. It's also very clear IMO that Harden CAN'T be the main star on a championship team bc he plays NO D, is absolutely bad in the last 5-6 PO appernaces, and he doesn't seem to have that WANT factor. We need another superstar to help carry this team because JAMES is just not the one.
     
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  10. Carl Herrera

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    Now that's a sexy option.

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    jeremy lin faints
     
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    The Rockets are not going to shoot like GS. No one is.

    It's not happening.

    What they need is more guys who can play make for themselves AND OTHERS.

    They need at least 2 other players that can rack up assists consistently. When they receive the ball if they aren't open enough to shoot they should be able to keep the offensive flow going by putting the ball on the floor and becoming a reliable initiator.
     
  13. J.R.

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    Yes, the high we're all on will probably come crashing back to earth here shortly when George is traded to some other team [on/before/shortly after draft night] & CP3 visits but re-signs with LA but until then, lettuce enjoy it!

    We'll have pleeennnty of time to talk about Danilo Gallinari & Patrick Patterson takes us from a 55-win team to a 55-win team. ;):rolleyes:
     
  14. Carl Herrera

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    http://www.82games.com/1617/16TOR12.HTM#onoff
     
  15. FTW Rockets FTW

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    All your shooters and all your big men will not move the needle towards a championship

    We'd be lucky if we lose 4-1 to the Warriors
     
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    Nice try @ghettocheeze, this still counts as a Paul George thread.
     
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    We should be focusing on PF - Blake, Milsap, Ibaka...
    If MDA can get gallo to agree to a deal while giving us time to jockey to get the space great...
    That way we can try to get something (future picks) for Ariza, Ryno and lou....
    and then sign Speights or someone with the room exception...

    Harden/Bev
    Bev/EG
    Gallo/Dekker
    PF?/Trez
    CC/Speights?

    that's a 9 man rotation... as if MDA would go that deep...lol
     
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    Millasp is 32 years old. YOu want to pay $200 millions to a 32 years old undersized PF???
     
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  19. kjayp

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    in a vacuum - no...

    but i'd rather spend stupid money on Milsap that allows us to rid ourselves of Ryno's 20M/yr... than spend the same money adding an equally old pg (CP3) while we got Bev at <6M for the next 2 years...

    Milsap, Blake or Ibaka... i dont care if it allows us to kick Ryno to the curb and keeps Bev in town!
     
  20. Elephant810

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    Do you mean Game 5?
     
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