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Clutchfans Game Thread: Thunder @ Rockets 8/20/2020 (Playoffs Round 1, Game 2)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Aug 18, 2020.

  1. ParaSolid

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    Amazing effort by the good guys. 2-0 without Westbrook, that’s just pure heart.

    The Clutchfans CP3 “told you so” brigade are disappointed again after today. Sorry guys
     
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  2. D-rock

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    Doesnt he know that CP3 plays for his team?
     
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  3. Reeko

    Reeko tank culture is pathetic, growth now<lottery balls
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    yup...might have to invoke the mercy rule if this keeps up...this is looking like a coaching 7-0 skunk
     
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  4. KingCheetah

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    Wish granted... POOF
     
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  5. HardenVolumeOne

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    that guy bruce blitz is michael jordan stan, he is mad because people claim harden is a better scorer than mike
     
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    lol

    52% TS on the season would have ranked 171st in the league.

    It’s very poor for anyone who is a volume shooter.

    No one is over reacting.

    Literally the only thing I said in the post you quoted me on was “Harden wasn’t his best”

    That is an undeniable fact.
     
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  7. Reeko

    Reeko tank culture is pathetic, growth now<lottery balls
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    lol...”play the game like a man”

    I’m sorry, but he needs to sit his fat ass down

    Harden really has these grown men triggered

    CP3 is flopping so violently out on the court I think one of these days he might injure himself...CP3 violently jerks his body or will throw himself to the floor at least 5 times a game...speak on that
     
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  8. YallMean

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    Where did you find these random nobodies ... :D

    How was that not a foul into Harden's landing. That was a missed call.

    And I am not sure what is play like a man he is referring to.
     
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  9. Rock Block

    Rock Block Sorta here sometimes
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    Scary MDA with well-placed TOs today.
     
  10. Williamson

    Williamson JOSH CHRISTOPHER ONLY FAN
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    Can you guys imagine how badly we would have beaten them with Hartenstein?
     
  11. RudyTBag

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    This is what you said...
    VERY poor eh? Mmkay... :rolleyes:
     
  12. Mr. Space City

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    Harden slander only works when he loses.

    if he gets **** on from dropping 35ppg in loses then he should praise for just winning.

    that’s the rules. I don’t make em.
     
  13. Remlap

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    MEANWHILE, BasketMAD can't bear to show himself after wins
    Waiting for first loss to come out and gloat


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    he is a former pro wrestler/ bulls fan, he used to hate on kobe and still does on lebron because of them coming close to his idol michael jordan. Dude even once said he didnt want jordan to come back, because it would lower his career ppg average to under 30. Basically he hates harden because the past 2 years harden has approached jordan status in scoring

    i remmeber bruce on youtube from 2006, he has his own website now, because he claims the sports media is full of jackasses( his words)

    here are some of his horrible rants on harden



     
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  15. Rock Block

    Rock Block Sorta here sometimes
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    Right? Tough guy (that pic is hilarious) grown man on Twitter crying about a pro B ball player is the clown, not JH
     
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    They shot better than us from the field, downtown, and the FT line. Outrebounded us. Got to the FT line more. Got more blocks. Dort clamped down on Harden. Both Harden and EGo couldn't buy a shot from downtown. And we still walked off with a big win. Amazing.
     
  17. Os Trigonum

    Os Trigonum Trust the process
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    if he can pull out an Iron Maiden sport coat next season, I'd be impressed
     
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  18. YallMean

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    Our defense carried us again. Man, absolutely loving it. Our shooting was horrible at one point and the score board wasn't moving for us, but we kept them at the bay, and finally finish them with a mix of Harden, Gordon and Green.

    And on to Jeff Green. Man, we kept finding these semi-retired players to be a major contributors. We are having him bring the ball down, dirve, and shoot threes. How much are we paying him? what a steal, you filthy Morey.
     
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    2-0! Incredible defensive effort by all. Tip of the cap to House, who had a monster game. Probably the best I’ve ever seen him play. Another amazing performance from Jeff Green also.

    If you would have told me: 1) Russ was out, 2) Harden had an off night and 3) EG was going to go 0-10 from downtown....and we still won? I wouldn’t have believed you.

    Few observations:

    -Harden obviously had an off shooting night, but was clutch during crunch time. Made all of his FT’s, played great defense and not a single turnover.

    -Dort has great footwork and is clearly their best one-on-one Harden defender, but don’t read too much into it. Harden still got plenty of space to get the shot up on all those step-back attempts. Nothing to worry about.

    -Billy Donovan yet again showed he’s a coaching lightweight failing to call a timeout during that critical 17-0 run where his team was just standing around looking bamboozled. That run decided the game.

    -CP3 was a whopping -36 tonight. $40M glue guy.

    -OKC likes to take a lot of mid-range, elbow and pull-up long two’s. A lot of ISO play that doesn’t maximize SGA or Gallo at all. A PnR with those two would would be nearly impossible to defend. Let them have those long two’s and stop fouling on jumpers!

    -Great job winning the turnover battle. As well as winning the offensive rebounding battle. For as good as Steven Adams is, he can definitely get caught standing around when the ball doesn’t bounce right to him.

    Overall, we have to feel absolutely great about this. Up 2-0 without Russ. Halfway home and still not needing to rush him back too early. There’s still a ton of work to do to close out this series, but confidence should be very high right now! Well done.
     
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