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[Woj] Austin Rivers returns to Rockets on 2 year deal

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by mikol13, Jul 1, 2019.

  1. RayRay10

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  2. rocketpower2

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    Getting him back on the vet min is MASSIVE.
     
  3. Nook

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    The issue has never really been that players don't want to play in Houston.

    Free agents have lots of choices and large markets like LA and NY will always be favored. A place like Miami has Pat Riley, who has a track record in Miami and it is a glitzy place.
     
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    It's not the worst thing in the world, but healing wounds will take time.
     
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    wow i respect this guy even more
     
  6. Os Trigonum

    Os Trigonum It. Deserves. Its. Own. Thread.
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    #SecondTryAtRunningItBack
     
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    Annnnddd he takes the vet min...YESSSS SO HAPPY I REVERSED JINXED IT! More quality fringe players incoming!
     
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    Holy ****!
     
  9. adeelionaire

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    I’m so happy to have him back.
     
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    Absolute steal, wow. Huge for us really. Leaves us a bit extra money for more depth, hopefully at either forward spot or center.
     
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    I LOVE THIS SIGNING!

    Rivers is a DOG and you need DOGS to HUNT!!!
     
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    I'm shocked this is all he could get when guys like Cory Joseph are getting 37 million.
     
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    Vet min - WOW
     
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    Of course not . But still , we really only have the ability to grab guys around the 2-3 mil dollar level I think .

    It will be interesting to see if we DO do anything with Gordon or Clint . I think we like them and want to keep them , but maybe flip one for a better forward .
     
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    MDA was an idiot for not even trying Faried against GSW when Faried played so well against them in the regular season, but Faried's skill set is 4th string center on every other team in the league. It's us or China.
     
  16. harold bingo

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    It's not all he could get. He knows he could get more money elsewhere and chose to play here for the vet min.
     
  17. malakas

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    wow amazing signing at the vet minimum!
    Rivers turned down other teams, and likely more money to come here with the vet minimum.
     
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    Super underrated player and the perfect fit for this squad. Lowkey better perimeter defender than Pat Bev.
     
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    Great signing but I still worry about Harden's workload. They still need an easy buckets guy (post up big) ...Is Kanter still realistic ?
     
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    Yeah, it's huge. That means Morey is still working. :cool:
     
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