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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, May 17, 2022.

  1. Noob Cake

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    Now our front office could sleep until the draft.

    There is no choice to be made.

    Draft the leftover of the top 3.

    Drafts a bust, didn't get your choice. Not the team's fault.

    Draft a stud, look like a genius.
     
  2. D-rock

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  3. Haymitch

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    Lmao "teleporting himself past the defender" aka doing a simple layup on a guy playing horrible defense. Cool.

    I'll watch the full video later. I hope he has good lateral movement. If he doesn't....
     
  4. JayGoogle

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    One thing I think with Paolo is...

    Imagine the offense with Green, Sengun, Paolo? A coach has to dream of running plays with those guys. All can score, one guy is a point center, the other guy is a growing playmaker at guard spot, and Paolo is a very good passer.

    That offense could be downright terrifying if all those guys reached even 70% of their potential. I agree, you roll with it, put some dogs around them and go for 130 a night.
     
  5. cheke64

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    He played low like a guard and muscled his way like Lebron. Stop hating
     
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  6. D-rock

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    I'd give him a 6-7.

    Same athleticism score as Jabari and Chet.

    Sharpe, Ivey are 8-9. Edge to Ivey.

    But combine should put all the guesswork to bed, especially if he has max vert of 36+.

     
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  7. Verbal Christ

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    That kid is my favorite obscure wannabe analyst! It makes you chuckle. Some of it makes sense. Seems maybe you already had the answer to the question though. Let me ask you this. Do you think Chet is athletic? Do you have to include “for his size” with the thought?
     
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  8. cmoak1982

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    That’s fair too.
    He isn’t the vertical player Chet or Jabari is. But he’s smooth
     
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  9. cheke64

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    Everyone has Paolo going 1st or 2nd except here on CLutchfans. They even mad if we get him at the 3rd pick
     
  10. KingSamJack

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    @D-rock he does know #3 replacing him :confused:
     
  11. D-rock

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    He could improve verticality by losing 10 lbs.

    As well as his endurance.
     
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    I've said for the longest that as long as we end up top three I'd be ecstatic...and I am...

    And now I'm really warming up to the idea of Banchero being a Rocket if he makes it to three...

    He has all the tools to be an elite player. The handle, the playmaking and ability to make things happen off the dribble...

    He really has two major areas he needs to focus on--Shooting and Defensive intensity/consistency. Those are two things that shouldn't be that hard to improve on. But his passing and playmaking are two things that are very valuable because those skills aren't as easily developed.

    His scouting report kind of reminds me of Harden when he came out minus the disappearing in big games part.
     
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  13. D-rock

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    No one replacing Wood.

    Yet.
     
  14. Zen Tabak

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    yeah, but because he's a low waist bust DO NOT WANT /s
     
  15. JayGoogle

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    Yeah, I think people here are underplaynig how likely OKC/ORL takes Paolo.

    Also, we have no idea how workouts or meetings will go. Some of these guys might not want to go to OKC if they knew falling would put them in a better position (Ala Mobley last year) or in a place they'd simply rather be.

    If Jabari has some fetish for playing with Green for example then he might not show up to a workout or just give off signs he doesn't want to go to OKC and they'd be forced to pick Paolo.

    Honestly, picking 3rd means less drama around here, we're going to pick whoever falls to us barring one of the two teams ahead of us doing something random.
     
  16. Bearius Jones

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    Rockets should have the 3rd and 4th picks! :mad:;)
     
  17. cmoak1982

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    That’s my hope for him, to lean up some and be able to play more at the 3.
    My fear is he gains 40 lbs and is unplayable
     
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    It’s honestly one of the weirdest things I’ve ever seen on this website and I can’t understand it lol.
     
  19. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Big Rafa nominated himself....:p
     
  20. ElPigto

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    Yeah, it's doomsday here. I'm sure if we would of won the 1st pick CF would of found a way to be absolutely miserable. That JVG stench just won't wear off.
     
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