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Zhou Qi needs to send the league a message.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by jacoby, Dec 16, 2017.

  1. jacoby

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    Watching him check into the game last night and immediately getting dunked on was the final straw.

    I don't think this kid has Porzingis potential but I think he can show us much more than he's showing us now. He has virtually zero offensive OR defensive situational awareness and his floor positioning is always off. Rebounds come right to him and they are tipped away or stolen from him. I don't know if anybody notices this, but when the team shoots around at half-time he doesn't take a SINGLE shot. He gets a ball and gives it to his teammate every single time. It's no wonder he's shooting under 20% this season. If he continues playing this timid he won't make it to the end of the season. He's showing us nothing.

    He needs to flatline somebody with a screen or send his opponent to the locker room after committing a flagrant two foul. Give us SOMETHING to show the world that your impact on the court is felt. The days of getting dunked on, tipping rebounds away with your open hand, and getting bullied by the opposing team's 15th man cannot continue. I want to see this kid succeed.
     
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    Os Trigonum It. Deserves. Its. Own. Thread.
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    Is anyone else really irked by how much MDA underplays his garbage squad?
     
  3. Garner

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    This board is delusional.
     
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    No, they kinda suck. Maybe slightly irked.
     
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    As Oklahoma City Thunder's continued stay on the toilet suggests, Joe Chee should take a shlt or get off the pot.
     
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    Uh, yes. For their benefit; for the benefit of taking rotationals outta harms way.
     
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  7. Verbal Christ

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    He's a rookie on the end of the bench for the best team in the world currently. R-E-L-A-X.
     
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    I’m slightly irked at how bad the third string is. You can not rely on any of them to be in the regular rotation if someone were to get hurt. Does anyone have a stat on what their +/- is? (More likely a minus)
     
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    You know we're doing well when this is the only thing left to criticize on the team. ..A low second round pick.
     
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    Coming into the NBA from China is a cosmic leap in size and athleticism. Combine that with him being very thin, he was never gonna help the squad this year, and everybody with any knowledge whatsoever knew that. He is a pure prospect. No amount of "message sending" is gonna change that.

    At this time next year, after he's hopefully gained 20 pounds, and NBA speed doesn't look like a blur, then maybe we can start analyzing actual in game issues he needs to address.

    We all remember what Capela looked like in his first minutes, it was a train wreck.
     
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    I'd rather see him send a message to the Gleague
     
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    Well, as Capela questionable for tonight, Nene doesnt play back to back and Ariza just played 42 minutes last night, I sure hope he could put us decent 10-15 minutes from the bench.
    Or maybe we'll get an Onuako sighting?
     
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    Might as well throw him out there I honestly don't care if we lose this game.
     
  15. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    Nope.

    Chris Paul gives the ball to his teammates and he shoots better than 20%
     
  16. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    I want only the team to succeed.

    People need to remove the following words when talking about Che


    1. Porzingis
    2. Capela
     
  17. Garner

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    Or really any starting caliber NBA player
     
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    Playing in a new league with supremely better talent. Most rookies look like trash, especially when they are 7'3" and weight a buck fifty soaking wet.

    Will take him at least 3 years to build up enough muscle to hang in this league.
     
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  19. tinman

    tinman You want to protect the world
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    DMO never got this much love and never sucked this bad either
     
  20. MrButtocks

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    DMo has a 360 page thread on him with tons of people wanting to pay him a big contract even after back surgery. He got a lot more love than Zhou even if he was the better player. Around this time last year it was DMo madness.
     
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