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[Blinebury] McHale takes the fall for team lacking cohesion and trust

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by RV6, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. RV6

    RV6 Contributing Member

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    http://www.nba.com/2015/news/featur...l-for-team-failing-to-meet-high-expectations/



    The truth hurts.



     
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  2. Amel

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    I guess we'll see

    I still believe this team can do big things together
     
  3. Harden2Capela

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    mchale was never a good coach

    it was harden bailing this guy... harden was routinely the highest rated 4th quarter in the nba the last 2 years, and would hit gamewinners and impossible shots off of isos
     
  4. Dhoward12

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    How is everyone turning Mchale into this sympathetic figure?????//


    Are Howard and Harden disliked that much
     
  5. OTMax

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    Yup. Need a leader so a tough coach who will bench them and put them in their place.
     
  6. srrm

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    This is the most accurate assessment of the main problem.

    Everything else we see are just symptoms
     
  7. jacoby

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    I never got the vibe that Dwight and James were that close with each other.

    Harden saying "No Dwight questions." at the first press conference since Dwight's signing and Dwight getting visibly annoyed at fans asking him about James on his weekly Periscope streams kind of makes it obvious that these two don't exactly see eye to eye.

    Again, I don't know either of these two guys but it is fairly apparent judging by their body language around each other the last two years that they're just teammates, not the close pals fans envisioned they'd be when they teamed up. It may be costing us games.
     
  8. Texanasiafan

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    Blinebury has a history with Harden,

    his article on this issue has no credibility at all.
     
  9. ibm

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    amongst all the bball/rockets writers, blinebury has always had my respect. the man always speaks the truth.

    the truth hurts for now...
     
  10. FTW Rockets FTW

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    **** off McHale

    So Glad we got rid of this DOOFUS

    Better late than NEVER
     
  11. Sweet Lou 4 2

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    I think it's a shame that they didn't give McHale 20 games to right the ship.
     
  12. CometsWin

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    The Harden Howard thing is true but it doesn't chamge the fact that McHale was a cheerleader and not a coach. McHale can do autopilot but as soon as things veer off course his inability to make adjustments and have players actually pay attention is exposed.
     
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    Feels truthy honestly, even if Fran is a punk.
     
  14. meadowlark

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    Root cause...but only one of them. More will come out in due time.

    Meanwhile the haters celebrate thinking all our problems are now solved...they will have to find something to post about now other than "clap, clap". LOL.
     
  15. RV6

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    That's understandable though. He'd get it all the time and then fans started doing it, even more, just to be annoying...It's more of a sign of how sensitive he can be.
     
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    Stars always rub each other the wrong way. Howard has already publicly accepted Harden being lead dog, but it's going to irk the entire team if he keeps taking 20 shots a game and making way less than 40% of them, especially his 3 point shooting. This is on him. He's playing like crap and got his coach fired. Simple as that. Harden must step up his game, both sides, immediately.
     
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  17. Texanasiafan

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    Blinebury has a history with Harden and was well documented.

    He worked in this industry for years and he knows if at this time he will write an article to call out Harden, most people will link this back to his history with Harden and just have a perception that he is a Harden hater.

    So instead, he put more blame on the communication between Harden and Dwight and even blaming on the Dwight's health issue.

    So far Dwight is the best Rockets of this season and Harden is the worse, Blinebury just doesn't have the guts to point it out the facts because he is so afraid people will look at him with a pair of glasses.

    This article is weak.
     
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    Only to be replaced by another puppet coach
     
  19. RV6

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    I don't have a problem with the firing because i thought McHale should have been gone when we got Harden and Dwight...but at this point, he did take the fall for all of the problems the team is having.
     
  20. pippendagimp

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    didn't harden call blinebury weird?

    and didn't hakeem hit blinebury?
     

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