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Windhorst: Timberwolves offer Bledsoe max deal. What does it mean for Houston?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by bmd, Sep 19, 2014.

  1. bmd

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    http://espn.go.com/nba/story/_/id/11553530/minnesota-timberwolves-offer-eric-bledsoe-max-contract-sign-trade-phoenix-suns

    So, I wonder if the Rockets are or will get involved in this possible sign and trade to get Rubio...

    hmm...

    Could get interesting..
     
  2. Crashlanded19

    Crashlanded19 Member

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    it means this belongs in the "dish"..lol
     
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  3. DreaMac

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    We already have a thread like this, where it belongs, in the Dish.
     
  4. bmd

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    But because I added the words "Houston" in the thread title, it clearly belongs here lol :grin:
     
  5. s.b713

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    This X2
     
  6. J Sizzle

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    I don't think it will end up meaning anything for Houston.
     
  7. Sadat X

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    HEY THIS BELONGS IN THE DISH.



    THE DISH



























    THE DISH
     
  8. Pizza_Da_Hut

    Pizza_Da_Hut I put on pants for this?
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    Hope Solo is being charged with domestic violence, what does this mean for Houston?
     
  9. Panda23

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    are they trying to leverage rubio?
     
  10. RV6

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    It means we get to talk about it in the cyberx thread, since it doesn't mean much right now..
     
  11. shastarocket

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    Woj shut it down. PHX is not interested in a S+T with Minny, so the max offer means nothing
     
  12. Haymitch

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Yahoo Sources: Phoenix has no interest in Eric Bledsoe sign-and-trade discussions with Minnesota. <a href="http://t.co/fob5uaupDV">http://t.co/fob5uaupDV</a></p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojYahooNBA/status/513081892103782400">September 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
    <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>

    It means nothing for the Rockets.
     
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    Don't want him at Max in Houston. Hope twolves get him
     
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    [​IMG]

    or

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  15. donkeypunch

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    Dont know if anybody has brought it up yet but someone told me something very interesting about this scenario.
    DISH
     
  16. tiger0330

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    If the Wolves want Bledsoe what happens with Rubio or are Bledsoe and Rubio mutually exclusive. That Wolves squad with with Bledsoe would be a force to deal sooner than anyone would think.
     
  17. Dave_78

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    A lot of you guys can dish it out but can't take it.
     
  18. SuperKev

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    Help me out. Why would we want Rubio? Heck why would the wolves want Rubio?
     
  19. dobro1229

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    All this means is Flip tried to dump salary, upgrade the PG position, and Phoenix laughed in their face.

    Also means that Phoenix is probably serious about keeping Bledsoe.

    As for Rubios future in Minny, it doesn't really mean anything. All indications are that they will have him back at a very fair value contract which is probably more than he can expect if he hits free agency next year. The fact that a superior pg in Bledsoe didn't get a max offer, and he's going to have huge competition in Rondo and Dragic doesn't bode well for his hopes at a huge pay day.

    There is no reason on earth for Flip to trade him to a predatory team since he most likely can be retained on the cheap next year, traded in feb, or just allowed to walk.

    I'm sure Morey will poke around but I don't see any reason either side finds a deal that makes sense for reasons I just mentioned.
     
  20. HardenWay

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    I don't see the connection. The Wolves go after Bledsoe so we are all of a sudden going after Rubio

    Besides...Rubio sucks.

    Rubio is the Latin Lin, just a better passer and a worse scorer.
     
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