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[CALM DOWN] rebuilding isn’t that bad

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by LosPollosHermanos, Mar 9, 2020.

  1. J.R.

    J.R. Contributing Member

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    o_Oo_Oo_O
     
  2. alethios

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    LOL, this should be a meme, like "Dafuq you talking about?"
     
  3. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    These past 2 years the FO treated those picks as if they were toxic.
     
  4. apollo33

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    Probably gave Tilman a mini heart attack just by posting about taking on salary
     
  5. BigBum

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    Can OP modify the subject!

    isn’t that bad = bad (still in the bad category)

    My subject would be

    Rebuilding is great!!!
     
  6. Matt78777

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    ugh, rebuilding is the worst, especially without draft capital. It happens to everyone though, so if it does happen I hope it includes:

    1) one or two NBA championships for Harden/Westbrook/D'Antoni era and one more deep playoff run before it happens;
    2) Westbrook and Harden traded before their value is gone but after they've fallen off enough it won't happen here, to teams I don't despise, where they are valued, can help said teams win and add to their legacies, but they'll say things like, "I'm enjoying this but I will never forget my tenure as a Rocket, those were the best years and that championship(s) will always mean the most to me."
    3) Morey is still at the helm and given license to do a complete rebuild. We've never seen fully how he would handle this, especially under modern rules, but I'm certain he'd do more than just tank and hope for a star. He'd be selling cap space for picks, stockpiling projects in the G-League, signing solid vets for good contracts, showcasing them, and then trading away for younger players/more draft capital, etc.
    4) After Rockets secure new era of stars, the season they look to make first postseason run, they sign Harden to a one year deal as backup center so he can finish his career as a Rocket.

    Also if Tilman is forced to sell team to a true billionaire somewhere in there. Jeff Bezos went to River Oaks Elementary (just saying).
     
  7. hikanoo49

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    Rebuilding is great! Everyone does it!! Come join the fun!
     
  8. hikanoo49

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    i think we can get 7-8 good draft picks, young guns for Russ, Harden and Covington so can rebuild so at least we have some pieces to trade

    knicks etc. dont have as much to work with
     
  9. Sidarma

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    Losing doesn't hurt as much now, it's either 1st-4th pick it bust.
    Never seen the team in disarray as of now and derailled with sucessful chain of unlucky freak injuries.
    Wall,dipo can't even play b2b that's so lame considering their huge salaries, smh we were spoiled with harden.
     
  10. TEXNIFICENT

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    But the “leader” Wall says that they love each other and the team camaraderie will conquer all!!!!!!!
     
  11. jeevinesh

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    How about 8 draft picks with Harden, one with Russ and 1 with Covington (who isn't killing it in Portland like I expected)
     

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