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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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  1. steddinotayto

    steddinotayto Contributing Member

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    Great fit with Sengun and Green. If he turns out to be Rashard Lewis with defense I'm fine with that.
     
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    He looked sick to his stomach when Chet was picked. He thought he was a certified number 1 pick. Looked more embarrassed for a second
     
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    I wanted one of the 3 bigs coming into the draft we got one so lets ****ing go now !!!
     
  6. Roc Paint

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    Jabari Smith and Jalen green just rolls off the tongue so smoothly
     
  7. steddinotayto

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    Orlando can't build anything right. Not saying Paolo will bust or will become a bad player but they obviously don't know how to build a team.
     
  8. CVcrew

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    Wanted Banchero but Jabari was my second choice.
     
  9. prodigy08

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    So happy we got Jabari! Perfect fit and the one with the most upside IMHO
     
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    Alright so everybody tell me stuff about this kid. Strengths, weaknesses
     
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    IM SO HAPPY EVERY COMMENT BEFORE THIS ONE IS GETTING LIKED.

    HOP ON BOARD THE HYPE TRAIN BOYS..!!!
     
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    Does he look nervous or disappointed?
    I like the pick, but I get the feeling Banchero and Jabari expected something different?
    Or is there a trade coming?
     
  14. Bobbythegreat

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    I didn't think it was possible, but the fit is amazing
     
  15. DrNuegebauer

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    I am SO PSYCHED at this.

    Jabari has been the consensus #1 for a long time now. Complete shocker that he fell into our laps.

    I watched a lot of college ball this season - and Smith is the real deal.
    I personally felt awkward about the fit between Banchero and Sengun - both face up playmaking bigs without elite shooting, and needing to grow defensively.
    Smith can lock in defensively from day 1, and OH THE SPACE he will create with his shot for Green and PorterJr to attack.

    This is going to be fun.
     
  16. RocketsDraftTV

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    Best player in the draft, when is the summer league

    also is jabari better than Evan Mobley. Both got Chris Bosh comps
     
  17. Verbal Christ

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    Best shooter in the draft. Will hit the open shots that Jalens gravity will provide. No spacing questions with Sengun. Inside scoring is irrelevant since he will spend his life on the perimeter. Needs to develop a handle but at worst will be a high level 3&D player.

    Need to shift focus to an offensive wing to set the table at 17.
     
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    The odds were so low when I hoped they would draft 2nd last year where I wanted green. It happened. I wanted Jabari this year. Wowowowowo
     
  20. steddinotayto

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    Add in some Tari and we got ourselves a nice bar.
     

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