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ClutchFans Game Thread: Rockets @ Thunder 2/27/2024

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Feb 26, 2024.

  1. MoochiSmoochi

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    That’s my point, drafting 1-15 is toss up since there is no clear consensus #1
     
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    We lost and Nets lost. Let's get the tank on.
     
  3. Tuckmose

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    Is Colin Sexton hitting the market soon?
     
  4. sirjesse

    sirjesse The Udoker has spoken!
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  5. Nook

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    The outcome of this game was so incredibly predictable. Credit to the Rockets for trying the first half at least.

    The length of the Thunder really bother the Rockets - especially Amen Thompson. The Rockets basically have one efficient offensive player at this point (Sengun) and if he doesn’t drop 35, the Rockets will lose this match up.

    Jalen is more of the same. Can’t shoot, doesn’t know when to shoot and incredibly inefficient.

    Jabari Smith overall was fine. He didn’t create points but he did hit the boards and hit some perimeter shots.

    Brooks… Fred…. Whatever… neither is all that great. Fred is clearly battling an injury and Brooks is just a role player.

    Amen always contributes with rebounds and defense - tonight he couldn’t get to the basket and finish well enough… but Holmgren and Williams played a part in that.
     
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  6. daywalker02

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    Harden would have been better but Harden is also not a role model....He takes his money and then pouts his way out....

    I doubt you want Jabari or Cam learning how to sulk and pout later on because they do not get the contract they like......learning from the Master of Empowerment.


     
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    Under contract through 2025-2026. I wonder what Ainge's asking price would be?
     
  8. PeterKingX

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    Tari can't solve your shooting problem.

    Rockets front office recruit this team with a bunch of brickers.

    And they did Nothing this season!!
     
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  9. SamFisher

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    Look, Jalen stinks but literally the very best players in the entire league add something like 10+ ish wins. That might get the Rockets over .500 if they win 30 games (will they?)

    Gary Trent and his 54% true shooting percentage isn't doing that.
     
  10. AuburnRocket

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    He does need help but he also needs to tighten up his defense and FT shooting has gone south. 8 assts. from FVV and Jalen...meanwhile Sengun has 6. We had 42 rebounds ( Bari 13, Alpy 11,Amen 8....that's 32 of the 42 we had). I think Bari has been giving him help btw. Amen has given him help as well on rebounds.
     
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  11. Reeko

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    looks like him and Fred were hoopin their heart out and really gave it to the Thunder…what a top notch backcourt we’ve got

    all credit goes to Stone for what he’s built here
     
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    That will be nice.
    However it was also sad for me tonight watching Chet "body" Jabari out of the way in the 1st quarter.
    I was like "C'mon dude, you can't let that twig do that to you"!
     
  13. CHAMPBOY

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    Jabari is playing better. Amen and Cam will be better next year, Tari will be back. We need to trade Dillion and Jalen
     
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  14. Tuckmose

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    They'll learn from FVV to take discounts to benefit the team. :rolleyes:
     
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    If the best players in the league add +10 wins, shouldn't the worst, least-efficient, no-defense chuckers--Jalen is among those guys--subtract around that many?
     
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    Need shooters. Anyone that is not rookie or sophomore and can’t shoot 38% + from threes got to go.
     
  17. AuburnRocket

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    Agree somewhat. Help me out...our we committed to FVV's contract next year ? Because we definitely don't need him or Brooks next year...and of course Jalen just can't seem to be able to put it together.
     
  18. Nook

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    LOL well first he is right. Holmgren has some dog in him, but he is too thin to treat the Rockets like he has.

    Second - Udoka basically saying there are 3-4 Thunder players better than the Rockets best player. I sadly was thinking the same thing while watching the game… outside of Sengun no one was in the top 5 players on the floor.
     
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  19. Risingred

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    Someone needs to ask Ime when he will put Jalen to the bench. Jalen has been shooting less than 40% 9 out of the last 10 games, and he has been getting outplayed by the bench players almost every single game. It's time to move on.
     
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  20. daywalker02

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    It is unfortunate for the Rockets, Fred has his rights as an undrafted individual to chase a max contract though.....

    It just so happened that Stone gave him one and not another sorry franchise.



     

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