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Ben Simmons did not want to come to Houston

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Mr Woods, Jan 15, 2021.

  1. hakeem94

    hakeem94 Member

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    Jae Sean Tate is already better than Simmons. There I said it...
     
  2. abaker28

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    Not sure what all the hate on Simmons is about.
    I get it from his perspective where he has been in Philly from day 1. He's been through the rebuild there. They've now got pieces they need with a good coach and GM and a good start to the season.
    I don't see it as anything personal against Houston specifically. But let's be real, 76s have a better chance at the chip this year than we do.
     
  3. IndoRockets

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    If Simmons himself can't think that he can make rockets relevant in the next few years, better to take all these picks and look for other stars to be our franchise player
     
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  4. s3ts

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    Just saw your edit AFTER my reply. Which means you didn't even read it. So here it is repeating what I wrote:

    I've lived in 3 different countries. 3 different states.

    Lived in Houston for 9 years.

    I can say Houston sucks, I've earned that right.
     
  5. HP3

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    Nvm
     
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  6. Nook

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    I didn’t edit anything Chief.

    I have been all around the world and lived many different places, including Austin and Houston and I have earned the right to tell you that while you are entitled to your opinion - your opinion is wrong.
     
  7. RKREBORN

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    Get the fu<k out then and go to California
     
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  8. Mummywrap

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    You should try following Austin's NBA team instead. Or NFL team. Or MLB.
     
  9. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    Simmons and stars want to play WITH Harden in Houston

    not WITHOUT
     
  10. eliefor3

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    You suck I don't even care if I have earned the right
     
  11. eliefor3

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    Besides Dwight, what super star signed with the rockets during his tenure?
    All came via trade and all wanted to leave after playing with him (or he wanted them to leave)
    Guys like butler flat out didn't want to play with harden.
     
  12. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    LOL CP3 got past the 2nd round because of Harden

    and WB got past 1st round

    and you don't think Dwight was the cancer here?
     
  13. CCity Zero

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    To be fair, CP3 was going to opt out to come to Houston, and even if it was a bluff it forced LAC to make a move:

    https://www.nbcsports.com/bayarea/warriors/report-clippers-trade-chris-paul-rockets
     
  14. Reeko

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    CP3 came here because of Harden...Harden personally recruited him...u talk like CP3 didn’t want to come here and Morey just randomly traded for him

    Westbrook came to Houston because of Harden...Houston was his preferred destination, and OKC accommodated him...it also helped that several picks were thrown in
     
  15. Fulgore

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    Feeling was mutual homie
     
  16. Jontro

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    i heard houston didn't wanna come to simmons first
     
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  17. DreamShook

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    Nobody wanted to come to Houston even when Harden, Morey and Les were here. Remember how grateful we were when Dwight chose us? I do.
     
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  18. jb86

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    I say just go get some really good players that want to be here. Boys be acting like Houston is not a first class organization.
     
  19. cheatpnz

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    Why would he. He wants to stay in philly
     
  20. Clutch City1993

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    People forget this. Credit to Morey for planting those people in Aspen meeting Dwight and saying they were from Houston lol
     
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