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[Essentially] Montrezl on 'not playing with energy'

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by daywalker02, Jul 27, 2020.

  1. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة
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    https://www.essentiallysports.com/b...-rockets-during-his-initial-years-in-the-nba/
     
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    Thanks for trading the GOAT, Morey.
     
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    is the l in his name silent? i can't tell with these french brehs.
     
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    Typical, another lost gem . Honestly though we could have used his production off the bench, he was basically a Kenneth Faried kind of player.

    He was necessary in getting Chris Paul though, even if we were a hamstring away from the NBA finals. We were doomed if our success was dependent on Chris Paul's health.

    D'antoni isn't known for using a deep rotation so his talent was essentially going to be wasted unless someone got hurt/injured.
     
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    problem is we gave up 2 guards and never got a backup guard which we paid for dearly when cp3 went down
     
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    Makes it even more frustrating hearing that the players can see the issues us fans can see... Yet they're the same issues that have plagued this team for years and don't ever seem like they will be fixed.
     
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    This reads like it was translated to a foreign language and then back to English, please tell me this is not a direct quote?

    Also Harrell was a second round pick so not a great start to the article with regard to credibility. If anyone outside the lottery expects to come in and get first team minutes in the NBA, they are in for a rude awakening.
     
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    He was the only piece in the trade I was mad at moreknee for including
     
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    LOL. Man, I thought the same thing, man. Theres gotta be some combo of rambling and typos here, man.
     
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    is this real life?
     
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    Before any of this I was thinking. Wtf Darius Miles has a podcast.
     
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    Also, at the time Morey was literally hoarding PFs lol

    We also had Dwight Howard, Josh Smith, Dmo, Terrance Jones, and Clint Capela.

    I love Trez and loved him when he was here but he at the time wasn't better than ANY of those players.
     
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    Morey felt the same way.

    He did not want to give up Trez.
     
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    Was there a report of this? Im pretty sure if he wouldve played hardball with Doc, he wouldve been able to get the trade done anyway. It was more than enough without Trez.
     
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    I am sure if you googled it you would find the info you want.

    Money did not match without him and Morey tried to find way to keep Trez but Clips insisted on him.

    Morey himself mentioned this few times.
     
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    Lottery or off the street shouldn't matter. These are multi millionaires whos job is to spot potential and talent. When Trez played he brought the energy, something the Rockets were lacking. He was a good player who didn't get enough minutes, period.
     
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    It’s actually pretty good
     
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    He wasn’t goin to get minutes period. Not in this system under this coach. A lot of good players would(and have ) fall through the cracks Playing for D’Antoni.
     
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