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ClutchFans Game Thread: Rockets @ Magic 12/23/2015

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Dec 22, 2015.

  1. Clutch

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  2. Yak

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    first, easy win 104-91
     
  3. amaru

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    Feed Dwight early and keep the team motivation going. Boos will rain down whenever Dwight touches the ball.
     
  4. J Sizzle

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    HUUUUUUUUGE trap game potential. Hope they come ready to play.
     
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    Nikola Vucevic is on a 3 game streak of 20+ pts. I'm looking forward to Capela ending that streak.

    Vucevic Stopper, Clint Capela

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    Rockets win 107 - 95

    Return of Lawson with a clearer head post-2-game-suspension, 12 assists.
     
  6. pippendagimp

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    uh oh it's magic
     
  7. mfastx

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    From what I've seen this season at this point I'm predicting a loss.
     
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    Payton may not play. :)
     
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    Magic have played welll recently

    Another good test for the Rockets before Friday
     
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    It is not a trap game when the other team is just as good as you if not better.
     
  11. J Sizzle

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    Not gonna lie...Did not realize the Magic are 16-12

    The Rockets are still much more talented. Should win. Just need to play hard for 48 minutes.
     
  12. ISOBall

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    I hate playing this team. Whenever I look at their logo I literally get sleepy... so boring
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Last few days in practice,JBB has been working with Harden and Howard on pick and rolls. Trying to develop better chemistry.</p>&mdash; Calvin Watkins (@calvinwatkins) <a href="https://twitter.com/calvinwatkins/status/679369412130934784">December 22, 2015</a></blockquote>
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    Likely a tough game. Magic played us well earlier this year and beat us @ORL last year.

    Magic could be without Elfrid Peyton. Game Preview didn't say why.

    Vucevic has been ballin last 3 games averaging 23.7pts 10.3rebs

    Neither team will playing 2nd night B2B


    Glad to hear, but laughable considering they've been teammates nearly 2 1/2 years.

    It's not like Dwight has multiple shot options. He's "dunk or nothing" in PNR.
     
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    IT'S A LOSS
     
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    I hope JBB is taking the Belichick approach with this team. I mean I like how before the game last night he said Lin and Lamb were the best players coming off the bench in the NBA. I think he was obviously wrong there...but that's how he should approach scouting these teams.

    One game at a time and every opponent is the best team ever. Victor Oladipo may as well be Manu coming off the bench, Vucevic is Pau Gasol, Tobias Harris Kawhi Leonard.

    It seems when this team thinks they are playing a 'worthy' opponent they look completely different.
     
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    This is one game where I don't want the Rockets playing like last year's team. They lost in Orlando. Although they did bounce back in a big way the following night(I think against OKC).
     
  18. Jake Tower

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    I like this approach.
     
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    We got it... Rocket's playing at higher level.
     
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    Rockets win. Dmo's defense is contagious.
     

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