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Charles Barkley: "4 elite teams in the West". Guess which team isn't included?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by bmd, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. RasaqBoi

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    Good. I don't want any love from the media. Just like last year.
     
  2. mfastx

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    Lol, classic Barkley Rockets hating.

    I remember opening night last year, he said we'd be "7th or 8th seed at BEST" and I died.

    Gotta love it though.
     
  3. Zboy

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    He has us coming out of the East.
     
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    Barkley knows his stuff. He used to be a professional basketball player and is a HOF. How many HOF's do we have on our current team?
     
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    All these analysts including the Clippers as an elite team just shows how clueless they all are
     
  6. Downtown Sniper

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    Tinmac, is that you?
     
  7. PhiSlamma15

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    Barkley got it wrong on the Rockets last season so there ya go on that hall of fame doughnut eater
     
  8. Air Langhi

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    I think Les just needs to pay Charles. Barkley did a solid taking 1 mil for that one year.
     
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    I guessed the Lakers and it turns out I was correct. Yes!
     
  10. ThatBoyNick

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    I wouldnt be shocked if those 4 teams finished ahead of us at all (on top of that the Grizzles can be damn good and who knows how much the Pelicans will improve). I also wouldn't be shocked with us finishing 1st or 2nd.

    Nothing wrong with what he said. Those are all really really good teams.
     
  11. durvasa

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    I think there's the Warriors, and then there's four other teams (OKC, Spurs, Rockets, Clippers) that could go in any order.
     
  12. topfive

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    Buck Farkley. He is just pissed cause he thought his umpa lumpa butt could come ride the jock of dream and drex to a title and it didn't work.

    He did help us past the sonics which was satisfying. Other than that.
     
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    Elite like in real life? Elite like they've never been to a WCF? Sorry no "Elite" team pulls possibly the biggest choke/gag job in recent memory.
     
  15. plee

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    Those are the "chalk" picks, any of 8 to 10 teams in the West have a chance. Just let our winning do the talking
     
  16. RockingRox

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    I wouldn't put too much weight on what Barkeley says. He and Shaq are more like entertainers than analysts.
     
  17. BimaThug

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    Don't care. The massive pay cut he took in 1998 so the Rockets could put together a championship contending roster (Pippen) gives him almost total immunity from my disdain.
     
  18. lunaticrocket

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    Last year he did not have us to make the top 8 and we finished second. Does that mean that since this year he does not have us in the top 4, we finish first?
     
  19. Nick

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    Vegas also has those as the top 4 west teams... its not that hard to fathom.
     
  20. bmd

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    The ranking doesn't matter. But almost any objective person would say that the Rockets are in the mix with those other 4.

    To say those other 4 are "elite" but the Rockets aren't on that level is a little silly.
     

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