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Coach Pop: Rockets and Warriors are the two

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by 18pbr, Dec 21, 2016.

  1. 18pbr

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    Toughest teams to to guard according to Coach Pop after Spurs vs Rockets game. Here is the actual quote below.

    “They did a good job against a team that’s just really, really difficult to guard. They and the Warriors probably are the two toughest teams to guard for all the obvious reasons, with their personnel and the systems they have."

    http://www.espn.com/blog/san-antoni...sed-with-teams-resilience-in-win-over-rockets
     
  2. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    Just say it, Popovich, "No one will want to face them in the playoffs."
     
  3. ThatBoyNick

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    Tough to guard...


    But easy to score on
     
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  4. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    You haven't been paying attention
     
  5. ThatBoyNick

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    It twas a joke.

    We played some really good D tonight for most of the game, but we did F up big time allowing all those wide open 3's at the end of the game.
     
  6. Tha_Dude

    Tha_Dude Contributing Member

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    Turnovers are what lead to those 3's.
     
  7. heypartner

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    You still haven't shown you've been paying attention ... not just this game but since Bevs been back

    It's not a joke, if you keep trying to say it is true
     
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  8. ThatBoyNick

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    Patty Mills was wide open with a fairly set defense, we doubled Leonard on a drive and left him open I think.
     
  9. Liberon

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    Would have been nice if Pat Bev ran out there to try to defend that shot... WTH was he doing anyways.
     
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  10. ThatBoyNick

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    @Tha_Dude

    The last 6 points against us were against set defenses. Not turnovers. Just bad D. Green hit one three off a turnover, Ginobili hit a 3 against us on a set D before that play as well. Basically 9 points against set defense in the last couple of minutes.

    Edit just checked, last 6 were against set D, 9 total points against set D in the final 3 minutes of game.

    Like I said, we played good D for most of the game, but played bad D at the end of the game.

    Im the one who was paying attention.

    Don't take the pain of the L out on me guys.
     
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  11. heypartner

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    That play was stopped dead... and they found the 4th option

    When Harden does what Kawhi tried to do and that 3 doesn't fall, we say the coach sucks and Harden is doing Hero Ball

    That play by Popovich went nowhere and Mills bailed Pops and Kawhi out. And Gordon had nearly his best look of the game FTW going without a timeout

    But go ahead and make outdated jokes to dampen the one cool thread of the night

    It's cool
     
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  12. Nivos

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    You didn't watch the game obviously.
    They played great defense. Just a tough loss on a bad shooting night.
     
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    Don't try Pop's mind game.

    Spurs beat the Rockets and the Warriors and he's saying Rockets and Warriors are the 2 teams to beat.

    Pop with his Jedi mind trick crap again.

    These are not the teams you want to play - Jedi Pop
     
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    It was the turnovers that lost us this game though, man. If the Rockets protect the ball and make smarter decisions they win and we aren't talking about this right now. You can't expect any defense to hold the Spurs down for an entire game and stuff, man. Patty Mills is also a very tough dude to guard because of how fast he is and how GOOD he is at getting open, one of the tougher dudes to guard in the league when playing off the ball.

    Also, not trying to take the pain of the L out on you, dude already did that with the last J he rolled. Dude loves you.
     
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  15. heypartner

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    See. Told you you weren't joking. If you are feeling pain, why bleed into this thread, spitting out arguments going on elsewhere offering plenty of commiserating for your pain

    This is a cool quote thread. Why ruin it for us with "so what, our defense sucks" which isn't even true
     
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    Love you Too, Dude.

    Hope you get your rug back ;)
     
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  17. ThatBoyNick

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    All good jokes have some pain and truth behind it. (I do believe we defended poorly at the END of the game though) but you are right that's for another thread.

    Sorry detracking. Pop is legend, glad he appreciates our offense and ties it in with GS's super team.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Haha yeah, playoffs is the place where you encounter your nightmare teams night in night out.
     
  19. Tha_Dude

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    Once the Rockets win the championship this year, dude will have gotten his rug back. Until then its an ongoing struggle and stuff, lotta ins and outs.
     
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  20. riko

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    We had this game won and put away in the back pack till the epic collapse in the last minute and half happened.Pop knows our potential and they got one they were lucky to get.
     
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