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Official Bench P.J. Tucker thread

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ashleyem, Aug 14, 2020.

  1. ashleyem

    ashleyem Member
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    Without Westbrook you need multiple playmakers on the floor to have a chance against OKC. P.J. is too limited offensively that OKC can comfortably put Adams on P.J.

    Green is a much better pick and roll option for Harden because he is a much better finisher, shooter and they would be more hesitant about doubling Harden.

    And if you think this Sixers game is awful, OKC will be 10 times worse. Schroeder is gonna blow by whoever defends him, Gallo is gonna shoot over our guys with his height advantage and Adams is gonna dominate the paint.
     
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    Or we can just start green next to pj lol. Thats my idea. Pj tucker is so valuable n no way Adam's doesn't get abused for corner 3s in the playoffs. Oh n fyi....cov pretty tall he can gaurd gallo
     
  4. ashleyem

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    No you don’t get the point because they can still put Adams on P.J. You need to punish Adams. You need all 5 guys who can drive and kick. Green may not be as good as P.J. on the defensive end but from my eye test he suffice
     
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    No u missing the point....so you saying adams honna go out to the 3 point line n gaurd tucker,? If so we driving right to the hole.... you are aware pj tucker is one of the best corner 3 point shooters in the league.
     
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    whats so valuable about tuckers skillset. defense and toughness are ok, but he is bricking WIDE OPEN 3's at an alarming rate and he cant put the ball on the floor. Its to the point now where i dont even expect them to go in anymore
     
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    they are gonna leave pj open and soft triple team harden until pj proves he make a few, which he hasnt done in the bubble yet
     
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    First of all what the OKC will do is they will cut off the baseline passing lane and because P.J. cannot put the ball on the floor it gives opposing team time to rotate. Secondly you want to try to create a mismatch of Adams guarding Harden but it is impossible with PJ on the floor because they will simply double Harden.
     
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    PJ sure misses A LOT of WIDE-OPEN corner threes to be one of the "best in the league".

    C'mon now.
     
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    Come on bro..don't be a casual go look.at the numbers. Guys get so caught up from being prison of the moment....fine ill go do the work for u...brb
     
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    We can't Bench Tucker but it would be nice to see 2017 2018 Luc show up. If he can knock a few and help Harden a little we could be fine.
     
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    Oh lord where have some of yall been. Luc is fat bro...have u been watching the bubble games. He won't give us anything this year...out of shape
     
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    Ok so I did the research for you....pj shots 41 percent from the left corner 3....
     
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    what are pjs numbers from 3 in the bubble
     
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    Look at PJ's playoff 3 point % the last 2 playoffs. He's earned our trust, and Jeff Green seems to be cooling down from 3. I think this series is going to be a hard fought series and Morey could get canned if we lose. I'd hate to see that. OKC scares me.
     
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    Lol why would you base something off 8 games when a person has year of experience lol. 8 games dont override the 60 he played before the bubble. I mean what's kwahi shooting in the bubble. I think like 23 percent lol. That means nothing
     
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    We need PJ to play and to play well. And even then we are a long shot to win if Westbrook is out.

    Gtfo if you think featuring Jeff Green prominently is the key to playoff success in 2020.
     
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    PJ Tucker has taken a lesser role in the offense since the Covington trade and that was to be expected. His job is to hit open 3’s and defend both the post and perimeter.

    Tucker clearly hasn’t cared much the last 3 games of the bubble. It makes sense as the Rockets have been locked into their seeding and Tucker has gone through the motions (as did the entire roster tonight).

    Tucker needs to start and he will... and he and Covington will get open 3’s and only need to hit 33% to be effective.... both are elite defenders and have to be on the floor.

    What the Rockets need are guys that are more one dimensional like McLemore, House and Gordon to hit volume 3’s.
     
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    They are short on bodies, couple of guys are banged up.

    It's the first playoff game, if PJ sucks shooting the 3, Mda, would be asked to make adjustments regardless.

    Lmao.
     

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