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5 years from now, where do you see this Rockets team?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Tristan_fiore, Jan 23, 2020.

  1. Juxtaposed Jolt

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    Bronny James / Hartenstein / 40 yo LeBron James?

    BIG 3!

    On a side note: Bronny / Hartenstein / Zaire Wade / ??? = new banana boat.
     
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    RudyTBag Contributing Member

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    Happy and fat with a ring... Harden going for 40k points.
     
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    tycoonchip Tilman has Aids!

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    Praying for draft picks
     
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    SF3isBack!! Member

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    I guess we'll see what the team is like without Harden. Thats where so many want it now.
     
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  6. CK Johnson

    CK Johnson Member

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    -Still without a third championship.
    -Attendance at an all time low.
    -Less than 10 win season.
    -Ticket prices still high.
    -Harden on another team as a bench warmer.
     
  7. Nook

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    Five years is an eternity in the NBA but we can make some educated guesses.

    One thing that stands out to me was Tillman saying he would never agree to bottom out and rebuild and that it isn’t a smart business decision.

    Whoever is GM in a couple years will have to sell Tillman on a plan. We aren’t going to succeed with a patch work approach. We will need to do a 3-4 year total rebuild or have a specific strategy. We need to avoid the Knicks or Bulls approach.

    Second, while we will lose a couple picks, there is a decent chance the draft position flips do not happen.

    I do not see Tillman happy paying Harden 80-90 million a year between them if we are not contenders. Why a plan is so important and having someone Tillman believes in.
     
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    Maybe, but as of RN it aint looking good
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    I mean Marcus Morris became a 15-16 ppg guy, not that bad, just needed to retain him.

    Yep, just pick someone good with the 14th. Not totally useless. You want to get up higher lottery picks?

    Then you have to be very bad.

    https://www.espn.com/nba/player/_/id/6462/marcus-morris-sr
     
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  11. Jontro

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    probably without any real fanbase if tillmen is still at the helm
     
  12. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Tilman posing with retired Giana and Alexis Texas. His celebrities for the Throw a Basket.
     
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  13. Caprah

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    Actually morey convinced les to go into tank mode in 2012 why they signed scrubs like Lin and others to go into full tank mode but the heavens opens up and Harden fell into their laps.
     
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    Wondering what happened and talking about the good old days; how we where a hamstring away. Talking about missed opportunities while watching a subpar Rocket’s team with no hope of improving because all opportunities where traded way for cost savings or immediate gratification. Morey will be with another team close to or already have his first championship.
     
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  16. deb4rockets

    deb4rockets Hope is on the horizon in the NBA draft.
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    LOL, scary thought.
     
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    we’ll probably go back to being the Charlotte Hornets of the WC...back to being irrelevant, back to being a garbage team with mediocre talent...back to hoping that we can get a franchise level player
     
  18. Nook

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    No, Les would not allow a full rebuild. The “plan” Morey and his group had come up with was executed in Philadelphia until the NBA stepped in and pulled the plug when it was 80% done.
     

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