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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?

Poll closed Jun 23, 2023.
  1. YES

    89.7%
  2. NO

    10.3%
  1. JayZ750

    JayZ750 Contributing Member

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    Guys, guys, guys...

    He showed up. He showed up!

    More than just the statline, which was solid, its the WAY he played. It's just SOLID, FUNDAMENTAL basketball. You can EASILY extrapolate this game to what a consistent all-star version of this kid is.

    It's 30 pounds of muscle more. It's a DECENT+ dribble drive. Again, VERY surprising, he has some of this in his package. It's a floor spacer. It's a rebounder and defender.

    VERY IMPRESSED!!

    That's all i needed, was to see on the court, what the ultimate prototype is/can be. And I see it for sure.
     
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  2. OpportunityCost

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    Plays? What are plays??

    Signed,
    Coach Silas
     
  3. Roomba

    Roomba Dude, 别他妈急

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    He showed up, showed out, and I think it's only going to get more showy from here! Obviously he'll have his small struggles like every rookie but Jabari seems incredibly mature for his age.
     
  4. TimDuncanDonaut

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  5. TEXNIFICENT

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    Add 30 lbs of muscle and he would be a complete terror!!!
     
  6. Shaq2Yao

    Shaq2Yao Member

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  7. raining threes

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    Totally agree

    Great post
     
  8. flamingdts

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    Not trying to read too much into it, but it looked like he had some disagreements with the rest of the line-up. I know he's a hard worker and a very tough competitor, but the coaches do need to pull Jabari back in these circumstances even if Jabari was in the right in terms of what they were arguing about.
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  9. CHAMPBOY

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    I think Jabari needs to calm down.
     
  10. bilaal14

    bilaal14 Member

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    Young cat needs to slow his role and shut his mouth..... weak A** defense, like he is scared or something.

    Three games in, im willing to give the benefit of doubt.

    But I don't like that standing around, scared to jump, and play weak side defense crap.
     
  11. zeeshan2

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    peleincubus Member

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    Exactly. I would explain more why i think so myself but i need some sleep.
     
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  13. HTownTmac1

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    What happened? Lol did I miss something
     
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  14. peleincubus

    peleincubus Member

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    wait what??
     
  15. AroundTheWorld

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    I would be curious to know what happened here?
     
  16. omgTHEpotential

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    Fated battle between brothers from different mothers.
     
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  17. zeeshan2

    zeeshan2 Member

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    need this in gif form

     
  18. Believe It!

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    He is straight money from the line. Hasn't missed all year. Even after the ish with Jalen he wasn't phased. Dropped 4 more like nothing even happened.

    That poise AND he's only 19!
     
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  19. Verbal Christ

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    Jabari being automatic on open shots will be a revelation for this team. His ability to rise and shoot on mismatches will be vital in future playoff games.
     
  20. Believe It!

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    Silas is horrible. The 2 main centerpiece's about to go toe to toe and all he can do is wave to the fans. Totally oblivious.

    He has got to go!

    :cool:
     

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