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[Calm down...again] Sitting at .491 and at 8th seed

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by TheRealist137, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. DaDakota

    DaDakota If you want to know, just ask!
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    Detroit gets better we get worse and both in same situation, maddening.

    DD
     
  2. Os Trigonum

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    hey, we just had our best week of the season, we didn't lose once.
     
  3. cuneo77

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    its not how you start its how you finish, I believe we can make a run
     
  4. count_dough-ku

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    The Rockets aren't gonna be the 5th or 6th seed, people. They have 15 out of their final 27 on the road and a tough slate of opponents the rest of the way. They're still a horrible defensive team with bad chemistry and they just gave away D-Mo and Thornton.

    My biggest fear is that they do make the playoffs, but as the 7th or 8th seed. Then they lose their pick to Denver, get their asses kicked in Round 1, Dwight walks for nothing, and we've basically wasted an entire season with nothing to show for it.
     
  5. Os Trigonum

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  6. Os Trigonum

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    well, it was nice while it lasted
     
  7. rocketsballin

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    it was nice while it lasted. i think i had a good jerk off or two. good times
     
  8. Remlap

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    Well, at least we had that Suns game, didn't we?
    We did all the right things and looked like winners, right?

    Let's remember and cherish that win to get us through these dark times ahead.

    LOL
     
  9. Phreak3

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    Calm down, we're going to smash the trailblazers and flip that switch!
     
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    well, at least Utah lost. Meaning we're still sitting at .492 and at 8th seed. So again, everyone just stay calm.

    Boy these stay calm threads sure are versatile. ;)
     
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  12. smoothie

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    how many people here would trade the 14th pick for 4 blowout losses to the warriors?

    i'd rather keep the pick.
     
  13. Cstyle42

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    Hey maybe Dwight will finally blame himself for not completing the alley oop dunk when it's thrown the right way to him... positivity!!!
     
  14. J.R.

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    Harden is here to tell you to "Stay calm, we'll be alright!" :)

    James Harden has gotten a reputation around the NBA as a ball-stopping shotaholic who cares only about his personal numbers. Not so long ago, he was considered one of the game’s rising stars after he was acquired by Houston from Oklahoma City just before the 2012-13 season.

    While Harden has become one of the game’s more prolific scorers, the Rockets have endured constant struggles and roster issues. Harden has taken the blame for most of the troubles, because he is the franchise player.

    How much responsibility he bears is up for debate, but Harden believes the Rockets are still capable of accomplishing great things, despite the firing of coach Kevin McHale and the unhappiness of Dwight Howard.

    “We have more than potential,” he said. “We’re really good. We just have been inconsistent, so we’ve got to find some consistency, find our identity, and we’ll be all right.”

    General manager Daryl Morey believed Houston would be a perennial Western Conference contender with the addition of Howard in 2013 to Harden and other components such as Trevor Ariza and Patrick Beverly.

    Instead, the team has been beset with dysfunction, with McHale getting fired after a November blowout loss to the Celtics, and replaced by J.B. Bickerstaff on an interim basis. There have been accusations that Harden and Howard pleaded with management to have the other traded.

    The Rockets put Howard on the trade market but couldn’t find a deal that would bring back enough assets. The Celtics had initial interest but wanted a commitment that Howard, who can opt out of his contract this summer, would return on a new deal. He wants to be a free agent.

    With Howard likely in his final days as a Rocket, Houston remains in the Western Conference playoff race, as they, the Mavericks, the Jazz, and the Trail Blazers compete for the final three spots.

    “That’s basically what it is,” Harden said. “Getting on the same page and all having the same goal, and that’s to win.

    “Once we figure that out, we’ll be OK.”

    Harden impresses with his array of offensive skills, and he is the league’s best at getting to the free throw line. But the next step, as it is for his former Oklahoma City teammates Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook, is proving that he can achieve great personal success but also win.

    http://www.bostonglobe.com/sports/2...here-headed/tbLGHVRbmiZ7EwhyB0HjOM/story.html
     
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    This group of guys will never be on the same page. Grizzlies keep winning, Blazers keep trailing and Dallas keeps mavericking on. We will not get higher than 8th. Might be nice to just make the play-offs and be on the other end of the Curry stew!
     
  16. Os Trigonum

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    that's the spirit! it sure would be awesome to see Curry pass Jordan and go off for a playoff-record 70 in a home game at Toyota Center!!!

    oh yeah. :grin:
     
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    OKC vs. GS game just showed how much better they are than we are. SA playing out of their minds, we getting swept. Keep that pick. Pick up a PF or trade for one that can shoot and play D.
     
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    Rockets this season man...

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  19. SuperNamek

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    hilarious
     
  20. TheRealist137

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    Blazers are playing too well.
     

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