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ClutchFans Game Thread: Rockets @ Clippers 5/8/2015 (Playoffs Round 2, Game 3)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, May 7, 2015.

  1. DunKingDanny

    DunKingDanny Contributing Member

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    What you did there...

    I see it... :cool:
     
  2. EightDoobies

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    Game 2 was big, but the first game on the road will always be bigger. Have to take this one. Missing some much free throws and going 5/26 from three last night. Harden having a horrible first half. I just hope we can get it clicking.
     
  3. count_dough-ku

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    Brewer was not good at all in Game 1 and wasn't much better in Game 2, especially at the foul line(3-6). Ariza was good offensively in the 1st quarter of Game 1 and the 4th quarter of Game 2, but we need more consistency out of him at that end of the floor. No complaints about his defense though last night.

    Smith and T-Jones are the keys though. We need a good game out of at least one of those guys. If both play well(like in Game 5 vs. Dallas), we'll win.
     
  4. sugrlndkid

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    Post up James Harden...I am sure that Hakeem has worked with Harden in order to improve his post play. You already know that CP3 is gonna try guarding Harden at some point during the game...If u had to guard a bigger player, there is so much stress it puts on the back and legs.
     
  5. marky :)

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    Game 3 adjustments:

    1. McHale needs to stand more
    2. No more smiling from Dwight
    3. James Harden shouldn't bring his mom or brother to the game
     
  6. DavidRocket

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    Examples?
     
  7. Phillyrocket

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    Reduced the turnovers but can we please hit threes at a decent clip?
     
  8. Stack24

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    In my opinion this is a must win for Houston. We need to put them on their heels.
     
  9. FTW Rockets FTW

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    I don't know what to say but I'll say this

    Hope someone from the Rockets levels up Matt Scumbag Barnes, hopefully Dorsey

    And please use hack a DJ when Clippers get into any sort of rhythm. Again Dorsey got 6 fouls to give.
     
  10. pippendagimp

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    the one that put deandre on the bench in foul trouble when the replay showed dwight had pushed him from behind into the player w/ the ball

    dwight pushed griffin off under the basket for an offensive rebound and dunk

    thought griffin was fouled on at least 2-3 of his attempts in the paint the 2nd half

    thought the whistle blew for harden too quick on a couple drives in the paint the 2nd half

    these are the specific ones i can remember off the top of my head for now…..wouldn't be surprised if we get jobbed in LA now to even things out
     
  11. DenisM

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    With Harden fired up (the thing about his mother), Howard playing well whole playoff and 2nd half G2 Ariza and Jones I think that we can win this one.
     
  12. rocketman84

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    How about all the times griffin put his shoulder down and put it through the chest of a rocket player with no offensive call?

    How about the play where reddick pushed prigioni off of him, only to then run into prigs and get the foul in his favor?

    How about every time big baby slid underneath a rocket to take a charge

    Or the play where Ariza fouled griffin by hitting the ball
     
  13. rocketman84

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    Anyone know if harden is legit fired about this mother situation?
     
  14. pippendagimp

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    griffin typically gets superstar nba marketing department treatment from the officials -- i expect that to return back in action this weekend in LA

    prigioni typically gets rookie treatment from the officials -- i expect that to continue running smoothly without interuption this w/e in LA

    on at least one of those big baby charges he was definitely there after the offensive player (brewer?) was already in the air and committed to that spot -- that was a bad call in clips favor

    the ariza foul i'm thinking of, he swiped the ball clean but dwight fouled griffin on the body so they did us a favor by assessing the foul to trevor
     
  15. J Sizzle

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    I agree. I'm ready to get jobbed by the refs.
     
  16. samtaylor

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    Make some 3's pleaz
     
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    I don't understand...I really don't understand how people who call themselves journalists and sports writers can complain about the amount of free throws we shot last night.

    Do they really just not watch the game and read the box score? That's the only thing I can think of. They hacked a Howard/Smith an enormous amount of times. It's just mind blowing how people can be so idiotic.
     
  18. Pull_Up_3

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    Guaranteed loss
     
  19. Jugdish

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    I too would like a job as a ref.
     
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    After listening to ESPN and First take and them complaining that Harden gets every call I expect a lot of "where's the foul" and "that's a foul" kinda game for Houston
     

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