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ClutchFans Game Thread: Rockets @ Thunder 4/23/2017 (Playoffs Round 1, Game 4)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Apr 22, 2017.

  1. DreamShook

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    OKC SHOOTING IS SUSTAINABLE

    play defense Rockets.
     
  2. SooneRockStro

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    Capela -12, Nene +8. Capela has become a huge liability and shouldn't many minutes in 2H at all.
     
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    No midrange philosophy is killing this team. Sometimes midrange is the most efficient shot available. Why totally abandon it? How does that make sense?
     
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    Ima chill cus I like you
     
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    Dudes doing backflips is playoff level halftime entertainment in okc. Lol
     
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    IMO you have to start EGo in the second half over trevor. and yes i know trevor has had a solid game so far
     
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  7. justtxyank

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    Are you watching these games?

    We've taken mid range shots
     
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  8. Easy

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    It's probably a good thing Westbrook already has the triple double. Now he's going to concentrate on scoring, shooting every time he can.
     
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    are they? of their last 5 shots to end the half, which they hit all of, 1 was a layup, 1 was a very much out of steven adam's range 10 footer, and 3 russ 18-20 footers. okc would have 55 wins like us if that's what they were capable of making all game.

    if roberson could make open 3's, he wouldn't be 24%, because all he takes are open 3's. hell, his release is so slow he pretty much won't shoot unless it's a wide open 3, otherwise he pump fakes and drives.
     
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    Adjustments in the 2nd half? Play Troy and Trez, start Nene and bench p*****s.
     
  11. crimmy88

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    I agree that we're lucky to be down by 4. Theyre defending the pick and roll so well and we're left scrambling. Nene saved us this half. We really need a person to step up defensively. Theyre getting easy shots compared to the ones we are getting
     
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    Welcome the fan favorite Mike Antni*
     
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    Correct. Thunder are lights out against us. Consistently have owned us offensively all series.
     
  14. Reeko

    Reeko tanking is a joke, and a stain on the NBA

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    people are acting like OKC is shooting over 50% on highly contested shots when they've actually been getting easy looks all game

    open threes, dunks, layups, and some mid rangers by Westbrook...that is why they keep racking up points in the 1st half
     
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  15. CapelaOnlyFan

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    Not hard to do when you know your opponent will pass up every wide open midrange opportunity just to drive into a clogged paint and pray for a whistle
     
  16. count_dough-ku

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    Actually, if anyone deserves to be benched, it's Anderson.
     
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    I'm not watching the game but I am listening too it and now I say hands down Westbrook is the MVP harden is great but there are times this team plays better when he sits on the bench cause there is more movement and I'm sick of harden trying to get the foul call and turning the ball over
     
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    Disappointing, low energy, sloppy play to start off the game for the third time in a row, BUT, only down by four at the half. The "no defense/out shoot them" strategy is not going to work in the playoffs. Props to Nene. Ariza has made his first appearance in the playoffs and Gordon and Williams are finding their shooting touch. Has anyone seen Ryan, Beverly, and Capella? Harden is facilitating but not shooting well. How bad do you want this series guys? We know the Thunder want it, can you match their intensity?
     
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    forget about the half time shows, Westbrook is still going to be the darling until we knock them out of the first round
     
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    Michelle looks like she just went through a bukkake session, so what does that mean?
     

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