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Bruno Fernando

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Imanimal, Jun 28, 2022.

  1. Imanimal

    Imanimal Member

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    What exactly did Bruno do wrong last season that has everyone on this board assuming he won’t make the roster this season??? I was quite impressed with his play and thought he was a bright spot in a rather dismal season. With John Wall getting cut, I’d like to see that final spot go to Fernando.
     
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    We need that spot for Boban :)
     
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    Dunno. I wouldn't mind keeping him as a backup center for another season.
     
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    Yeah I think him and Garuba looked the part both of that utility backup center. It really depends on what Boban wants. If Boban is okay staying, I like him in that role, and there's no time for both Garuba and Fernando. If Boban wants to join a contender though I would honor that and let him move on, and I think Fernando is a solid pickup at the minimum for a year, and a team option for next year.
     
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    Feigen reported he will likely not be retained. I think that's where the assumption comes from.

    I though Bruno would be a good 3rd big as well but maybe their decision to not retain him is based on other things like..

    Locker room fit
    Maybe Bruno doesn't want to be here
    Or
    Maybe since they currently have a bunch of bigs who haven't shown they can even make it through an NBA season playing real minutes they want a guy they can fall back on just in case.

    Whatever the reason I'm not gonna get too bent out of shape about this one. It is what it is.
     
  6. clos4life

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    Bruno is not someone worth getting attached to. I would rather see what Garuba can do instead with those minutes.
     
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    Boban is terrible and won’t be a part of this team. Neither will Fernando, unfortunately. We are talking about the 15th guy on the team though so I wouldn’t sweat it too much.
     
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    Public Relations! Boban is well liked and respected throughout the league, Bruno on the other hand is relatively unknown trying to get his feet firmly planted on the court.

    Boban>>>>Bruno

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    …….
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  10. Imanimal

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    Sounds like it will come down to Boban or Fernando for Wall’s spot. Understand going with Boban who is serviceable and a good locker room fit, but sad to see Fernando get cut when he played quite well and deserves a spot at the end of the bench. Only issue with Boban is he’s 34 years old and may be more beneficial to keep Fernando who is 11 years younger and very athletic.
     
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    Maybe someone else shakes loose from another team and we pick that guy up? So many possibilities, so it would be good to keep that spot open just in case.
     
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    1. Green
    2. KPJ
    3. Sengun
    4. Gordon
    5. Tate
    6. Christopher
    7. Martin
    8. Garuba
    9. Mathews
    10. Nwaba
    11. Brown
    12. Boban
    13. Burke
    14. Chriss
    15. Nix
    16. Jabari (haven't sign yet)
    17. Eason (haven't sign yet)
    18. Washington (haven't sign yet)
    19. Hastenstein (rumor we are after him)

    So many players under contract already. There is really no spot for him.
     
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    Is Hartenstein a real rumor, or just people on CF wanting to re-sign him? I haven’t seen that anywhere else.
     
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    His ceiling is too low to have him get in the way of developing any of Sengun, Smith or Garuba.
     
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    Though we never thought that we could lose
    There's no regret
    If I had to do the same again
    I would, my friend, Fernando
    If I had to do the same again
    I would, my friend, Fernando
     
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  16. ashleyem

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    If I am Hartenstein, I wouldn’t even take the phone call from Houston after all the bullshit he went through here.
     
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    Was better than Garuba - truth hurts.
     
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    He was complaining about not getting minutes, no room for that from a third stringer.
     
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  19. Verbal Christ

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    I dont think he did anything wrong, but since news recently stated that Houston was not going to keep Schroeder or Fernando I think its safe to assume he wont be here next year. I for one thought he played pretty good in the little time he was given, but the team needs to find out what they have in Garuba.
     
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    He did fine in his minutes last season, and I thought he should have played more.

    There's a reason multiple teams have given him away already. Possibly a functional rotation guy, but very low ceiling and replaceable. He doesn't shoot, or have huge above the rim game, or possible switchability of a guy like Garuba
     

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