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ClutchFans Game Thread: Rockets @ Mavericks 4/7/2024

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Apr 6, 2024.

  1. CantStopJG24

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    He can't even put the ball on the floor. There's a reason why he's camped out behind the line. He has no handle, no speed and when he's facing smaller player, he fades away. No one and I mean no one would make Jabari a priamry focus unless you intend on losing 50 games a year. He's like a taller Mikal Bridges with a lesser handle and we see how well that's working out for BK.
     
  2. roslolian

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    Nah. We lost cuz we didn't foul while up by 3. Before that we lost cuz we didn't double Luka and Irving and allowed our lead to shrink.
     
  3. AuburnRocket

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    You get it. It wasn't Ime's best work. You can't beat CF for entertainment. Only here can a team give up a 23 point lead and a 2nd year player is solely responsible for the loss. Only here can a 40 million midget guard miss a FT that would have also won the game be ignored. Only here can the same guard miss a handful of point blank layups and skate...come down with a tied game and fire up a 40 ft. shot fresh in the shot clock (those seconds matter at the end of the game).
     
  4. roslolian

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    There's a substantial amount of CF population that just hates the Rockets.
     
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    If Jabari would've hit those FTs we wouldn't be playing this blame game. Also, he failed to guard Exum on the perimeter allowing him to tie the game with that 3. The Rockets were good enough to win the game despite the refs, up until Jabari choked at the FT line.
     
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  6. bro2044

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    Why do we ALWAYS have to stack disappointment?

    No, we couldn't just LOSE to Dallas like most people anticipated, we had to...

    Take a 22pt lead and blow it...
    Amen make a stupid play to get ejected early...
    Miss 3 of our last 4 regulation FTs any one could have iced the game...
    Not foul on the last regulation play to keep them from getting a three up...
    Miss everything and play terrible defense in OT...

    Like, just lose normally if you're going to! The amount of moronic sht that went into this loss was maddening.
     
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  7. AuburnRocket

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    You are wrong on him not being able to be a focal point in an offense... and if I'm still around when he blossoms (i'm 72), I'll point it up out to you. If I'm wrong, you can do the same. BTW..he hits those fade aways pretty well.
     
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  8. AuburnRocket

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    You see what I saw.
     
  9. zeeshan2

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    The bulls made the play in(granted in the east)
     
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  10. kingkingston

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    2-5 in overtime games is another reason why we won't be playing in the playoffs
     
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  11. roslolian

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    Werent everybody and their mother saying last season they just wanted competitive games? Now you want blowout losses instead of close games.
     
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  12. roslolian

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    If FVV made his ft Bari could have missed those 2 etc.

    Like I said making or missing fts happen. If you look at Jabari's statline he had a good game and also had several good defensive possessions. Why should Jabari be the one guarding Exum it should be one of the guards.
     
  13. pippendagimp

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    lots of blame to go around for this loss but specifically for jabari this pattern of choking HEAVY at the line does not look good going forward... nick andersonesque
     
  14. AuburnRocket

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    Of course...just pure silly...but, hey got to have a scapegoat...and he did miss, but, if FVV hits his 2nd shot we still win. Let's make the youngster the TOTAL scapegoat.
     
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    Jabari has physicality issues, as Udoka has stated all season. Let’s get to the off-season weight room and see If we can get him to be less Bambi and more bully.

    NOT a starting center. He is a forward.
     
  16. bro2044

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    No, I did not say that.

    You can lose a game without stacking all the bs I mentioned, doesn't have to be a blowout.
     
  17. AuburnRocket

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    Ime said that we were supposed to foul up 3...guess we didn't get the memo.
     
  18. opticon

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    Did Amen get injured I saw his minutes total was low in the box score.
     
  19. CHAMPBOY

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    This hurt…I thought the Blazers home game hurled……Maverick? Suffering lost
     
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  20. maypk

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    There's precisely 0% chance of him being a focal point in an NBA offense. He'll be a good spot-up shooter and that's about it.
     
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