1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

[Will Cain] The Houston Rockets is the best place for Jimmy Butler. CP3 can handle him.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Snow Villiers, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. don grahamleone

    don grahamleone Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2001
    Messages:
    17,308
    Likes Received:
    12,791
    21st TAKE!
     
    DonKnock likes this.
  2. Fyreball

    Fyreball Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2009
    Messages:
    12,633
    Likes Received:
    5,660
    I think in Jimmy's mind, the two go hand in hand. If HE'S the main alpha on a team, making the most money, and the face of the franchise, then he gets to control who he plays with. He won't put up with soft players and soft attitudes. It's flawed, but I can understand where he's coming from. He sees guys like LeBron, Harden, CP3, even Kyrie getting their way, and making their own destiny.....he wants that too.
     
  3. topfive

    topfive CF OG
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2002
    Messages:
    11,312
    Likes Received:
    13,901
    [​IMG]
     
  4. topfive

    topfive CF OG
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2002
    Messages:
    11,312
    Likes Received:
    13,901
    This! This! THIS!
     
    s3ts, Deuce and Roc Paint like this.
  5. PhiSlammaJamma

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 1999
    Messages:
    22,185
    Likes Received:
    2,088
    The moment is going to be When Harden puts up 44 and then sags into the lane on Defense when Butler is chewing the guys bubblegum. And then you will have total meltdown. I think Butler just has to realize not all players have motors. It sucks. But it's self awareness. When Wiggins was drafted everyone knew this was a possibility, and it played out.
     
    burlesk likes this.
  6. Nivos

    Nivos Member

    Joined:
    Feb 15, 2014
    Messages:
    834
    Likes Received:
    721
  7. Invisible Fan

    Invisible Fan Insider Newsletter™ 2X Diamond Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2001
    Messages:
    26,581
    Likes Received:
    4,714
    I like to see the day when Butler barks at the MVP for not putting his best effort and it's legit sustained beef.
     
  8. acsorelle4

    acsorelle4 Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2009
    Messages:
    2,863
    Likes Received:
    322
    Why CP3 gotta handle everyone's b.s.? Lol!
     
  9. napalm06

    napalm06 Fire Bill O'Brien
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Messages:
    17,021
    Likes Received:
    9,706
    I agree. I think a big part of Jimmy's problem is the betas over there in Wiggins and Towns. Passive aggressive guys like that can really light a fire under the competitive guys. Just because chemistry doesn't work with them together doesn't mean they can't work apart.
     
  10. PhiSlammaJamma

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 1999
    Messages:
    22,185
    Likes Received:
    2,088
    There's no risk since we are behind the Warriors, and we need to upgrade. So if it can happen. It should happen.
     
  11. napalm06

    napalm06 Fire Bill O'Brien
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2008
    Messages:
    17,021
    Likes Received:
    9,706
    People said the same thing ad nauseum about Chris Paul before he was here. Turns out if guys respect each other off the court, that won't happen.

    I think we're making a dangerous assumption that on-court play is the same as locker room interactions.
     
    High Vibrationz and DonKnock like this.
  12. MaxRider

    MaxRider Member

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2006
    Messages:
    1,473
    Likes Received:
    154
    lol
    I remembered that play. Everyone thought it was the first free throw attempt. Even the referee are clueless. Only like two players on the court know what is going on.
     
    s3ts and DonKnock like this.
  13. juanm34

    juanm34 Member

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2009
    Messages:
    3,960
    Likes Received:
    2,741
    Jimmy is in it for the $$$$$$$$$$$
    But if the Tillman wants him here for a one year rental.... So be it
     
    rocketman84 likes this.
  14. macan

    macan Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2017
    Messages:
    3,580
    Likes Received:
    4,624
    a first take thread without a video? come on man
     
  15. whiskeyred

    whiskeyred Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2011
    Messages:
    1,176
    Likes Received:
    959
  16. Chamillionaire

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2008
    Messages:
    5,045
    Likes Received:
    991
    If there's a journalist I could kill and get away with, it'd be this bitch.
     
  17. MVP4THREE

    MVP4THREE Member

    Joined:
    May 2, 2017
    Messages:
    191
    Likes Received:
    275
    i used to like Jimmy Butler until he started this little temper tantrum and began acting like a...

    [​IMG]
     
  18. kjayp

    kjayp Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2006
    Messages:
    5,363
    Likes Received:
    2,333
    "Oh he wants to win..."
    "He just has such a competitive fire..."
    "He just has problems when guys aren't as committed to winning as he is..."

    If all that were true... Knicks, Nets and Clips wouldn't have been the teams at the top of his list...

    sometimes you gotta read between the lines...

    His priorities:
    Max money... fair enough, i cant fault a man for looking out for his wallet...
    Wants to be the alpha dog... hmmm...thats sounding more like ego than winning...
    Covets a team that has space to bring in more high dollar players... why not a team that can pay him that already has good pieces? Is that to make a winning team - or bring in his buddies... thats sounding like a control thing...

    yehhhhhh..... i'm not reading competitive spirit in all that... I'm reading prima donna thats wants to get paid and be in charge....

    jus sayin...
     
    rocketman84 and Remlap like this.
  19. RoyalGuard

    RoyalGuard Member

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2017
    Messages:
    401
    Likes Received:
    496
    First of all its not cp3 job to handle a grown man. Second Jimmy butler pulled that same "ish" in Chicago with some of the young bulls and it was rajon rondo who checked him. Point is Jimmy pulls that on who lets him get away with it. He wouldn't do that here.
     
  20. donkeypunch

    donkeypunch Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Dec 8, 2013
    Messages:
    8,505
    Likes Received:
    5,478
    Didnt watch or listen, but i must say Will Cain is the only logically sensible person on that dumbass show.
     
Loading...

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!


    Upgrade Now