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Zhou Qi

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by jb86, May 15, 2018.

  1. basketballholic

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    All of them. China, gleague, and his scattered NBA minutes. He's an NBA level plus defender. I know that.

    Remember, I told you when Whiteside was ready to play in the NBA, and when I told you that he wasn't even getting minutes in the dleague. But I knew he was ready. He would've been great value at the minimum for two seasons.

    Qi is an above average NBA defender right now, right here in the playoffs, even though he lacks experience and seasoning. He may never be more that that. I don't know. He looks like he has the St. Vitus' dance when the ball gets anywhere near him offensively. I think it's just a case of nerves and lack of confidence combined with wanting to fit in. But he nay never coordinate offensively. I don't know. What I do know is he's as good a defender as Asik was in his prime. Super quick feet. Understands verticality and how to use it. And very quick to respond to action around him. With the added benefit of being very long.

    Qi is a plus NBA defender right now.
     
  2. tinman

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    Stop Smoking Crack Cocaine Dude
     
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    Haddadi is as big and nasty as they come.
     
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    Don't let the pussy cat eat the cheese. He might like it. Well, sounds good before it is too late to try.
     
  5. tinman

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    We beat the daylights out of Golden State
    And he didn’t play

    You guys have a better chance finding all those people Thanos got rid off

    You suckers
     
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    He didn’t even play in this blowout
    Maybe Thanos took him

    He is a scrub
     
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    We didn't need him. It was a blowout. And he's too valuable to play garbage minutes. Can't take the risk.

    :D
     
  8. tinman

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    Let’s make a tip jar bet
    I bet he doesn’t get any play for this series
     
  9. basketballholic

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    Why would I take that bet when he hasn't played all season? You must be about 12.
     
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    You are talking like this guy is going to play
    This series

    You are like -12
     
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    Tinmac vs Holic fights are always the best hahahahaha keep bringing it guys!

    Well Zhou Qi did have that one block on Durant in the warm up games for the Olympics 2 years back...
     
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    There’s a better chance D’Antoni plays Groot or Rocket the Raccoon before Zhou
     
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    No I'm not talking like this guy is going to play. Not even close. We didn't play him all season. And we're not going Rubio play him more except out of desperation when all else fails. And we're not down 0-2 and in the leading end of the score in game 3. So he ain't playing any minutes of substance in game 3 unless we have a substantial injury that ends the series being competitive.

    Just because I said Qi can play defense and that he is an NBA level defender and we should have given him minutes, and just because I say now that if KD gets lose adhesion we should TRY QI....... DOES NOT MEAN THAT I THINK WE WILL TRY QI. I do not believe we will try Qi. I believe we're going to live and die (and it will be die in a few games) with Capela.

    This series will come down to Durant and Green versus Capela and PJ (and perhaps a little Ariza/LMM).

    We can run out Paul, Gordon, Harden, and Ariza against Curry, Klay, Iggy, and Shaun Livingston and like our chances there. If Paul ain't hurt too bad I would actually facor out for to their 4. But then you've got KD and Draymond versus Capela and Tucker and whoever else we drudge up. And we ain't winning that matchup.

    So although I like Qi's defensive potential, and I know he's an NBA capable plus defender, and I think we should have played him during the season, and I think we should give him a shot here against the Warriors at some point when we need help on Durant, I do not believe for one second we'e going to let him play anything other than town garbage minutes.


    Words mean things. Read them. And interpret them properly. I'm not writing rap lyrics that you can interpret any way you want to. I'm writing commentary/opinion about the Rockets. Take the words for what they say. Instead of reading between the lines when there's nothing between the lines to read.

    K?
     
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    We don’t need him is correct
    You’re right on that
     
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