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[2022 NBA Draft/1-3] Jabari Smith Jr., F, Auburn

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by J.R., Jun 23, 2022.

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Do you like the selection of Jabari Smith?

This poll will close on Jun 23, 2023 at 7:22 PM.
  1. YES

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  2. NO

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  1. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan

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    Maybe Tari Eason is a lot more comparable to Herb IMO, cuz we will prob use Jabari more on front court to cover for Sengun.
     
  2. j@amc

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    I agree Tari Eason impacts the game like Herb Jones, at least as far as that late help goes.
     
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    We finally get to see Lionel.
     
  5. jbond77

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    start ty ty
     
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    Grandpa Hollie
     
  7. xaos

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    Looked good today but didn't dribble enough. Handles TBD
     
  8. maj21

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    Don’t do that! Let’s be happy with what we saw, it’s exciting. We don’t need our 6’11” sniper to dribble much. Just need him to let it fly!
     
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    Haha I'm not serious
     
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    Scared me for a sec lol
     
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    Houston77 COOKIES AND CAKE, MY TEAM BAKED!
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    At the end of the day, if I had to guess, Banchero will end up being what the Magic need, and Smith will end up being what the Rockets need.
     
  12. D-rock

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  13. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan

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    Tell me again how we missed out cuz Jabari can't dribble LMAO.

    Posters here are crazy always complain about ISO bball but then try to crap on a guy who is an elite 3nD as a 19 yr old smh.

    Shaq and Tim Duncan never did hesis on the court but somehow Jabari is gonna be a scrub cuz he doesnt do behind the back and crab dribbles on his opponent.
     
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    Dude is gonna shoot. People acting like 5 minutes of summer league actually brought that into question was hilarious.

    The only question I had, and still do, is his finishing at the rim. He never looked comfortable doing it in college. If he just ends up being Ryan Anderson that will be a disappointment, but he would still be crazy valuable with his defense and that has always felt like his floor.

    Having said that, I absolutely do believe that will improve also once he has an NBA level offense around him, more strength, and more comfort in general. As for playmaking, IDGAF, him not being Iverson means nothing. The list of players who have been amazing without off the dribble playmaking skills is a mile long.
     
  16. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan

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    If Ryan Anderson didnt have confidence issues, was athletic and a stud defender he would have been a star so I dont think thats a disappointment for Jabari at all.

    I'm really happy with Jabari. Banchero would've also been ok but Jabari was my first choice cuz his floor is an elite 3nD player, you always need a guy like him. And he is only 19 we dont know how good he'll become in the future.
     
  17. i3artow i3aller

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    Scoot Henderson noticed Safari out here balling
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  18. DaDakota

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    who? Some kid in high school?

    DD
     
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  19. i3artow i3aller

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    Lol don't pretend like you won't be watching Scoot vs Wemby on Rockets Watch :cool:
     
  20. D-rock

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    ORL and OKC are both going to regret passing on Jabari.
     
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