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Brooks has never hit the clutches in the last few seconds

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Mr. J, Mar 4, 2010.

  1. rocketblaze

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  2. LCII

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    I agree. He would be best in a Jason Terry or Jamal Crawford role.
     
  3. Sweet Lou 4 2

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    Because we don't have a game by game analysis of his clutch situations in the past - plus you have to give him room for growing pains - he was a rookie last year ya know.

    So march 2010: so far 0-2
     
  4. platinum

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    If AB does not know what to do in clutch time, coach shall tell him. Maybe Battier shall handle the ball, and distribute to KM or AB or Scola.
     
  5. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    If you are talking about Aaron Brooks then you must ahve forgot he was NOT a rookie last year. This is his 3rd year.
     
  6. daeyeth

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    Terry and Crawford are clutch shooters. When they get the ball in last seconds, you expect them to make it. I don't think that's a good comparison for Brooks at the moment.

    Lou, we have the past 7 months look at. And he's not gonna get the chance to grow into it because now KMart is here, Yao will be back, and then you have Ariza to throw into the mix.

    Sorry, but Aaron just doesn't thrive in pressure situations, he collapses. How many times have we seen him drive to the basket in the last minutes and straight up fumble the ball? Too many. Brooks is best when he's in rhythm and comfortable. Don't give him too much to think about and he'll be fine.

    The difference between KMart and Brooks is, when KMart has the last shoot, he thinks, "Alright, this is it! I have the last shot and a chance to win this!" while Brooks will be thinking, "Oh man... I have the last shot. If I miss, it's all over"
     
  7. MambaJoe

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    Well maybe lately he's been off a bit at the end of games but do you ever think of because he is missing his backup player Lowry and have to play major minutes and by the time the game is ticking down, he's probably tired.
     
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    Under no circumstance should you knowingly use incorrect data unless your intent is to deceive.
     
  9. Baseballa

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    I hate to be that guy.... but...

    BUMP! ;)
     
  10. Rocket94-95

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    he just hit one today against the thuggets
     
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    nicely done.
     
  12. EbolaScola

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    It's about time! ;) He finally learned that he won't get the call if he drives, so he stopped & popped and made the shot.
     
  13. Rocket94-95

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    applaud well deserved
     
  14. Mr. J

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    Yes, I's so glad to his final shot. He's definitely improving. Next time he should pay attention to the timing of the final shot.

    Btw, may we say he still needs to strengthen this "heart" after the failure of his last FT.

    We will see.
     
  15. DaDakota

    DaDakota If you want to know, just ask!

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    I found it HILARIOUS that Clyde was saying he should not shoot too early.

    Too bad he didn't remember that in the Utah series...7 seconds Clyde is WAY too early.

    DD
     
  16. Tiger23

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    i thought the same thing as he was joggin to the bench after the thuggets called a TO i said to myself 'AB never makes the game winnin shot' lol
     
  17. bloop

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    He reason why Brooks went at 2.5 seconds is anticipating a 2nd defender collapsing on him.

    If Brooks had kicked it out to an open man, 1 second is too small a margin for a guy to catch and comfortably hit a shot in stroke.

    IMO it shows that Brooks still is reacting, as opposed to knowing beforehand what shot he wants. But at least now he realizes he has the option of stopping and popping, as opposed to driving every time and praying for a bailout
     
  18. LosPollosHermanos

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    it looked more like confidence to me, he saw the oppertunity and took it. You could tell he knew he would make it.
     
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    lol @ OP

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  20. Depressio

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    That's funny, actually. Did you see post-game interviews before you made that claim? Here, let me quote a few things for you:

    Sounds to me like he knew what he was doing before he shot it.
     

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