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Austin Rivers Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Nov 19, 2020.

  1. tinman

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    Guess now I'll go back to hating him, but probably not anywhere near as much, tbh.
     
  3. tinman

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    He didn't deserve Robert Horry's number.
     
  4. EddieWasSnubbed

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    Wish he had stayed.
     
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    Thanks for taking the vet min for the betterment of the team, Austin.

    Enjoyed some of his performances for us, but he’s not a great fit for this team.
     
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    he sucked in the playoffs, and this team is done, so shrug, he won’t be missed
     
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  7. tinman

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    Have fun with the Knicks
     
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    Bye Austin, enjoy the fans in NY they deserve you.
     
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    Not gonna hate, he had good moments, I appreciate his contributions over the years.

    Good luck with the Knicks, he might start over there and get burn he wouldn't have here.
     
  10. Denovo

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    Appreciate what he gave us especially playoff runs.

    Felt like he had the potential to be a more consistent bench scorer for us but he was too passive majority of the time.
     
  11. pmac

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    I think he exceeded expectations in Houston based on his contract. Seems like a reasonable deal for the Knicks. We weren't gonna pay more than the minimum and I think we were ready to move on from that old rotation.
     
  12. YaoMing#1

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    Very disappointed I really liked Rivers passion and commitment on the team.

    he was my second favorite player on the team besides Harden the last 2 years.

    I hope he does well in NYC

    wish him nothing but the best.
     
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    When is on, he drives to the hoop so well.
     
  14. Corrosion

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    He must have really wanted out of here bad if he went from one dumpster fire to a bigger , longer burning dumpster fire.
     
  15. jowman

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    He did his role for what he was paid. Not sure what else you guys wanted for the minimum tbh

    could have gotten more money and playing time but took a paycut to contend with the rockets.

    A lousy attitude like you guys got is why players don’t take discounts to play here. wish him the best
     
  16. ThatBoyNick

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    Meh.


    Rockets are hard capped and could only afford to offer him a vet min, Austin got a 3 year 10 mill deal in NYK.

    Personally glad he’s out, he wasn’t a consistent enough 3PT shooter for our system.
     
  17. KingCheetah

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    His tattoo is a map to a secret treasure.
     
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    Match made in heaven... Delusional hooper for a delusional fan base
     
  19. scolandry1

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    He "went off" against the Kings scrubs and then stayed off
     
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    Yeah, I couldn't get why he was so ineffective in the postseason.
     

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