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Alejandro Pérez: "Scola will return to the Rockets next season"

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by 1510 Polk St, Jun 13, 2015.

  1. saleem

    saleem Contributing Member

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    35. He still has some game left.
     
  2. xiki

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    Rox will (realistically) only be able to offer Vet Min. Unless Larry Legend allows an SnT The Ice Cream Man would be scooped by said Birdie with little financial difficulty from coming 'home'.
     
  3. jump shooter

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    Has Morey or McHale said they are trading Jones, just curious?
     
  4. superfob

    superfob Mommy WOW! I'm a Big Kid now.

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    Old enough to fap to.

    As long as we don't expect him to score 20 or grab a bunch of boards, he'll be good veteran presence and emergency big.
     
  5. kevtse

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    I forgot why we cut Scola, anyone?
     
  6. BrieflySpeaking

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    I'm just glad at the prospects of getting a player who can make free throws and plays smart; its refreshing
     
  7. roslolian

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    We didn't cut Scola, we used our Amnesty on him (obtained via the latest CBA) to get the necessary capspace to trade for DH when he was still in Orlando.

    To the posters who say we don't need him...y'all are crazy. Even if he is already 35 Scola is still good for 15-20 mins of action, he can provide instant scoring, vet presence and a very different look from our bigs up front. He also plays real hard and with a lot of heart and grit, if we get him, keep Bev and sign Lull you basically have a roster full of pitbulls who won't back down, that's the kind of team makeup that is infectious and can get everyone fired up.
     
  8. AroundTheWorld

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    That would be fantastic.
     
  9. Snow Villiers

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    Scola>Tjones

    No joke.
     
  10. tiger0330

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    That's the thing, closer to being done than able to help the Rox get to the next level. Vet min maybe, anything more pass.
     
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    Even at 35 Scola knows how to play professional basketball, which is often times more than I can say for Jones and Smith.

    Seems like he should be able to make more than the vet minimum, but I would love to have him as a backup to D-Mo. He averaged 17/11 per 36 last year.
     
  12. Icehouse

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    His numbers from last year look decent but I didn't see many Indy games. How did he look?
     
  13. The Cat

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    Reminder in case anyone forgot: we first heard about this from CyberX back in April. So there's definitely some smoke here:

    http://bbs.clutchfans.net/showthread.php?p=9704497&highlight=scola#post9704497

    I wouldn't worry too much about the cost. Yeah, Scola is still a solid player, but as a 35-year-old limited to about 20 minutes/night... it's not like his market is going to be substantially above the minimum. My hunch is that his market would be comparable to the one Shawn Marion found last summer, and he ended up taking the minimum to get to a place he really wanted.

    Random sidenote: when the Pacers visited Houston in January, Scola was working like crazy on his corner threes before the game. Made a lot of them, too. Think he knows his ticket to potentially hanging around a couple extra years in the NBA could be extending his range a few more feet and becoming a big man that stretches the floor.
     
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    He look ok ;)
     
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    Insert obligatory "He look OK" Scola pic..:grin:
     
  16. Verbal Christ

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    The Ice Cream Man coming back?
     
  17. Da_Spark

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    For the vet minimum, don't see why not.
     
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  18. clos4life

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    I would really like to have Scola back. He would be great off the bench. He still has game. The only thing is not overpaying for him.
     
  19. Fulgore

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    So bye bye Josh? Scola is done and provides nothing on defense. Do not understand this move
     
  20. Rockets_12

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    I hope Smith leaves so we can bring back Scola...
     

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