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BREAKING! Paolo Banchero Now the Betting Favorite to go No.1

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Mr Woods, Jun 23, 2022.

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    IMO the Magic didn’t decide until the last 24 hours or so to draft Paolo. Maybe ownership overrode the GM. There is no strategic benefit to them not working out Paolo unless they had inside info that Houston wanted Jabari over Paolo and would offer compensation to acquire Jabari. Why wouldn’t they advertise interest in Paolo to see what they could get if they knew the Rockets preferred him? The Magic will now say whatever to save face so we may never know.

    Not buying the talk of “smoke screens”
     
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    This hurt. But I’m all in on Jabari now.
     
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    You did it Patty!

    Your sacrifice and pain was rewarded!!
     
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    I'm sure they're not allowed to... but so you run your wager through a 3rd party...
     
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    I get the angst.

    But Woj was fooled too, he just clued in way too late.

    The house (Vegas) always wins for a reason.
     
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    OKC was locked in on Chet.

     
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    Clutch you were wrong thankfully lol
     
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    It's funny that Woj is saying today that Orlando had their information on super lockdown, when in reality, the exact opposite happened. The cat was out of the bag and it was just a question of did you believe it or not. I saw it. But I did not believe it.
     
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    I just don’t understand the “smoke screens” and not letting information out. Like Orlando you got the first pick dog lol. Unless the were hoping Houston was going to start throwing assets for jabari but it seemed Houston made it very clear with Paolo
     
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