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ClutchFans Game Thread: Celtics @ Rockets 12/5/2016

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Dec 4, 2016.

  1. anchel

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    Harrell doesn't know how to play a proper p&r and you can see that Harden plays it very uncofortable with him. Watch their p&r's slow mo, he just doesn't have Capela instincts off the ball, nor his coordination with it at the continuation. And the final rebound (last but one) that induces the out of bounds, Capela gets it, Harrell didn't. I think giving Harrell the last minutes did not help, besides the final win.
     
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  2. Mr. Clutch

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    This team has a lot of good role players.

    And winning a lot of close games.
     
  3. Htownballer38

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    BWHAHAHA exactly
     
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    Somebody was really screwing up on the scoreboard last night.
     
  5. JJWhat?

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    Yes. Watch last possession in slow motion, smallest guy in the NBA drags Harrell down to the ground and Horford blows by and blows a game winning layup. That was supposed to be a guaranteed L for Houston, refs will never call that offensive foul on Thomas, but Harrell, for all his energy and muscle hype sure was outmuscled easily by a midget.
     
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    IT grabbed his arms and pulled him down, and he lost balance on the way. That is a blatant offensive foul that should have been called but they didn't.
     
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    Starting to remind me of the 14-15 season.

    Hopefully the D gets better.
     
  8. FTW Rockets FTW

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    I'm still laughing at the Karma on that last play. Midget Isiah Thomas pulls down Harrell and then trips Bev and then Al Horford who rejected the Rockets goes on to blow a lay up

    hilarious sequence of events.
     
  9. Brown Lost It

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    Mute first video, play second video, full screen.
     
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  10. davidxhz

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    harden needs to serious cut down his careless passes and turnovers, if this team wants to compete for deep playoff run, he can not average more than 5 turnovers a game, this has become more and more ridiculous under Mike D's watch, did they just tell harden go do your stuff, don't worry about turnovers.....
     
  11. toycannon

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    MDA will help Harden win the MVP this season and the rockets will win 50+ games.
     
  12. Brown Lost It

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    Nah, it was a flagrant. Elbow to the face is hard to argue against. The few people who argued it without seeing the replay were just basing it off of Smart's reputation.

    The non-calls though...
     
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    #floplife

    Harden had better position and he was sandwiched so he did the flop instead of going for it.
     
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    He needs to work on pick and GO, pick and GO, slip and GO. nobody is gonna stop him and if he gets the pass then he needs to trust his teammates that they passed it to him because he's open and to just go straight to the rim with it.
     
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    What's funny is that lately Harden's been really good at taking care of the ball. This last game was a different story though. Some of those passes were ridiculously bad.
     
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    I will say the the 3 pointer from Bradley that was called a long two, I thought was a 3.
     
  18. SuraGotMadHops

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    Definitely a flagrant. I was more upset with Harden for throwing them bows in that situation, we had the game iced. If he got trapped we had timeouts.
     
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    we were lucky to get this win just like we were unlucky to choke away the thunder game... it typically all evens out at the end. but daaaaaamn what i would give to have that W in okc last month.... 15-6 with wins against 3 of the best teams in the west on the road!
     
  20. bobrek

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    Not sure what they were screwing up, but the Celtics were in the bonus after the Harden flagrant foul. By NBA rules, a flagrant foul is considered a team foul regardless of what end of the court it occurred on. Since the 2nd foul in the last 2 minutes puts a team in the bonus, they were in the bonus.
     

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