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ClutchFans Game Thread: Mavericks @ Rockets 1/4/2021

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Jan 3, 2021.

  1. roxallways

    roxallways Member
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    Yes he needs to get better on that end no doubt but I'm still impressed with him so far overall.
     
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    Wood is not a C. He kept on waiting outside and inside D is exposed everytime they drive. PJ, i hate to say it but he is not a starter anymore. Harden was lazy today and was always on ISO mode. He needs to connect with his teammates especially moving without the ball in his hands especially now that we have John. Tate was the only positive tonight.
     
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  3. fchowd0311

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    Called it.
     
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    Just hate how he stands by the half court logo when he doesn’t have the ball.

    MOVE MAN RUN AROUND SOME SCREENS GET OPEN SET SOME SCREENS FOR YOUR TEAMMATES.

    This is why we need to trade him I don’t care if it’s pennies on the dollar.
     
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  6. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Probably just against potential Top 5 teams.
     
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  7. aliadiere25

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    Harden shouldn't have been playing. He should have missed the next few games until he's fully healthy. But we do this all the time; rush Harden back and gamble on whether he can carry us with a knock or whatever. Shows that we're always a one-man team.
     
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    It's really hard to watch on the offensive and defensive end for me this year, at least in our bad games before we had systems that made sense. My only hope is the small sample size. I am surprised by how bad we look on the offensive end. Defense is more like what I expected after losing Covington. Very reminiscent of losing Ariza/Moute.
     
  9. Rocket River

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    No Worries MavsFan
    Have a good evening .. . go celebrate


    Rocket River
     
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  10. J.R.

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    Must be new here. ;)
     
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  11. BasketMAD

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    I think the most damning thing about Harden is that he has had no chemistry with any co-star. Sure, the Chris Paul Rockets worked out, but that's because Chris Paul was great on his own (in the 2017-18 season) and Harden was great on his own. They weren't really playing off each other. Just give me a certain pair where the chemistry was palpable. Harden just does his dribble-dribble thing. If it doesn't work out, he passes it to someone else and exits the screen. I'd be wary if I was any already-talented team looking to chase a championship.
     
  12. HP3

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    Offesively yea, but....man this is just awful, its no point if we are this bad on defense.
     
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    Here's the thing. We dont know what he said when he threw his hands up after the basket.

    If he said anything resembling "where's my ****ing foul? Do your ****ing job". Thats an instant tech. He's Damarcus Cousins, he has a history of erupting after unfavorable calls.

    Gordon bitch alot too but he's smart enough to not verbalize his emotion. Cousins scream and throw the f bomb around like crazy.
     
  14. Roomba

    Roomba Dude, 别他妈急

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    Go watch Steph then, it’s not like you’re contributing anything sensational here anyway.

    Also, who exactly did Harden have on his team during the first two losses, exactly? I see you’ve conveniently left that out.

    I think Harden played like ass today too but he deserves credit when he plays well, and he’s carried shitty teams far more often—and better—than Curry ever did.
     
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    If Harden was in during those comebacks, he wouldn't have the worst +/- on the team.
     
  16. latebloomer19

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    Amen
     
  17. apollo33

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    Hey man I personally could give a **** about what you post, I don't care one way or another. But you are the one who gets defensive when people call you out on it. I post both negatives and positives about what I see in a game threads, some people just like to only **** on certain players regardless what is going on in a game.
     
  18. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    He can do it, however, nobody said he'll do it well, or he has to do it in elite fashion.
     
  19. realonemo

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    He has become too robotic now. Put him on the block and let him go to work. It's a different look for the defense.
     
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  20. Rocket River

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    Coach: We really could have used house tonite. . . . for his ability to defend . . ..

    Clutchfans: Oh Really?? House was the difference tonite???

    Rocket River
     
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