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Bradley Beal?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ashleyem, Jan 26, 2021.

  1. Derp McFlopsky

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    This team is currently an auction house not a playoff team. Beal coming here for what? Wall and Boogie? To get swept by Lebron and the Lakers in round 1?
     
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    I mean this respectfully, but the guy being dismissive of the greatness of the Lakers or questioning whether Butler is a top 15 player is in no position to accuse somebody else of being unable to judge talent.

    You can’t make accusations like that and then follow it up with such craptastic analysis. That was hard to read.
     
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    I don't know if you mean that to be good or bad? Harden plays like a reincarnation of Bird/Magic with the ball in his hands. Can facilitate or score in bunches which is what anybody would want in a player. He can easily be the most imposing defender as well.
     
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    Yeah, this was obvious as soon as they broadcast this clip.

    (wait, actually, who is this guy, and why should we believe what he is saying?)
     
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    Things you will only read on clutchfans lol
     
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    Does Oladipo still want to go to Miami? Does Miami want him? I'm sure Miami would rather Beal, but if I'm Rockets I call Miami about an Oladipo deal. Flip those young players, and picks plus one or two of ours for Beal.

    I would rather just roll with what we have and keep all our picks, but since we are on the subject I thought that might be a way to get him without losing too much.
     
  8. dobro1229

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    How did I miss this today?? Rockets should do it if they can.
     
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    I can see why you fell that way. Having a high pick is sexy. Fans see it as hope, a new identify after losing Harden.

    That being said I do think we are better than you think. Now, there are many factors that go into that statement, health being the main one.

    If Vic Wall Wood and Associates law firm can stay healthy and start to build chemistry this team is gonna be a 5/6 seed when it all shakes out.

    Stone has made some solid moves right now.
     
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    That's a very shortsighted view. What about after this season? How long do you think the Lakers will remain on top when Lebron is already 36 years old? Because Wood and Beal are a decade younger and could be deadly combo for years. Other than the Lakers the league looks to have parity.

    What's your long term plan to build a contender around Wood? Hopefully, one day one of our draft picks could be as good of a player as Beal. No guarantee of that. And that pick would take years to develop. By the time we develop a superstar internally Wood will be in his thirties.
     
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    How bad a defender is Beal? That would be my only concern. Have not watched a ton of Wizards basketball and virtually none when Beal and Wall are on the court at the same time. Dipo is obviously an elite defender and that has to count for something, although without a commitment to staying here.
    Who is the better fit? I honestly don't know.
     
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  12. D-rock

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    Legit concern.

    He's bad.

    But not sure if it's because he cant be better or doesnt care to be better.
     
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    Realistically speaking, what would it even take to trade for Beal? Oladipo + 3 FRPs??
     
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  14. D-rock

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    At least.

    Maybe 3 pick swaps too.
     
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    I’m fine with that if swap VO with EG/PJ/House, and none of the picks after 2024
    Not like any of the picks we give up will be top 10, so chances of getting someone as good as Beal is low.
    1st round picks, especially the later ones are valuable as currency, but less so when actually picking players. How many 1st rounders each year stays in NBA? How many are Beals level?
     
  16. D-rock

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    WAS will not accept that.

    It's not just the picks/swaps but the player in return.
     
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    I am not sure about that. If WAS really is to trade Beal, they will value picks and salary dump over who they get.
    EG is probably not the best contract, but we can try find a third team
    PJ and Exum are decent sized expiring, and we have like a 10M TPE from Harden
     
  18. D-rock

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    I'm pretty certain WAS will not take that deal.

    Not to mention few other teams can propose better trade than that offer.
     
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    We need to tank for 2022 draft. Emoni Bates is the real deal. Beal will hurt our chances of drafting the next KD
     
  20. D-rock

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    Just because Beal is this season's scoring leader like Harden was his last 3 seasons with Rockets does not mean he will garner wins like Harden did.

     

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