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Clutchfans Game Thread: Lakers @ Rockets 9/8/2020 (Playoffs Round 2, Game 3)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Sep 7, 2020.

  1. YallMean

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    Not going be easy. As coach said, we cannot turn it over so carelessly on top of already difficult match ups. Stay patient. Not going to be home runs to blow them out of water. Just play our game, if we lose, dust it off, and do it again. Don't make it more difficult for ourselves.
     
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    Hulk Westbrook gonna drop 40 points while mean mugging, and Clutchfans haters, whiners, and crybabies will be back to flip-flopping and ass kissing.

    Relax folks. It’s going to be a long 7 game series. Rockets will prevail.
     
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  3. Zboy

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    Good news: No Scott Foster

    Bad news: Tony Brothers
     
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  4. bratna8

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    Westbrook will bounce back.

    We have to win every game Foster doesn’t officiate.
     
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  5. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Nah mang, one gameplan by the Lakers to was push the tempo with Rondo, Kuzma and Co.

    Fight fire with fire.
     
  6. MadRox

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    Need the version of Westbrook that dropped 41 on Lakers earlier this season, we'll be fine.
     
  7. deb4rockets

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    Time to shut the haters up, the Lakers up, and win game 3. I believe in Russ, just like I believed in EGO when the haters lost all faith in him. @YOLO, I told you EGO would get his shot back. He's proving he could come back from his slump. I feel the same about Russ.

    This team can come back. We need to believe in what we know they are capable of doing. The refs are our biggest obstacle right now. I just hope we do enough to overcome their favoritism in the games ahead.
     
  8. YOLO

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    His sample size is going to have to be much greater than a game or 2 for people to take him seriously again. We’ve seen this before and been disappointed too many times

    There’s not much room for error with a potential 5 games left and foster definitely doing another game at some point. no matter how it gets done they’re going to need to find a way to get a W when he doesn’t do their games.
     
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  9. juanm34

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    I sense a very boring Win for the ROCKETS!!!!
     
  10. Tfor3

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    Just win. That's it.

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    Hopefully the entire Lakers squad is wit us

    Go Rockets!
     
  12. Patience

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    We can live with Westbrook missing shots, if he can cut down on the live ball turnovers. That killed us in Game 2.
     
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  13. Rockets FTW

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    Can't go down 1-2. Huge game. Still upset we didn't go up 2-0, can't be giving the Lakers games. I look at that Harden turnover to Rondo with a four point lead and other crap. Altogether disappointing.

    - McGee/Waiters injuries + no DH due to matchups. How will this change their rotation?
    - More Rondo minutes?
    - Will the Lakers keep getting production from bench like in G2? I hope not.
    - Will Russ have a bounce back game?
    - Will we keep the hot shooting going?
    - How will Harden react to double team now that they got a taste?...

    I just get the feeling a let down will happen after showing grit in G2. Nonetheless, cautiously optimistic.
     
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    Anyone else think House should start and Gordon come off the bench?
    Not sure if Gordon is starting so correct me if I'm wrong
     
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    That is the only thing I give the Lakers credit for, timely closeouts at the arch. Otherwise it was Foster that played the biggest role.
     
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    If we continue to play 7 guys then I don’t care if we lose. Rather go down with a chance of MDA fired rather than advance only to break down in another WCF where chances are much higher MDA stays.
     
  18. don grahamleone

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    Just win, baby! Woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!
     
  19. Patience

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    They are pretty good defending around the rim too. They are no joke defensively.
     
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  20. Patience

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    That's messed up man.
     

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