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Congrats to Rockets legends for beating Morey to the NBA Finals!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Carl Herrera, May 25, 2019.

  1. Carl Herrera

    Carl Herrera Contributing Member

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    Kyle Lowry, traded by Morey for a pick that got traded for Harden (and used to draft Steven Adams) made it to the NBA Finals before either the Rockets or OKC did.

    Harden is more valuable than Lowry but congrats to Kyle and fellow Rockets legend Jeremy Lin. It's a shame that Rockets legend Patrick Patterson isn't there with them anymore.
     
  2. J.R.

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    Don't forget about Nick Nurse & Adrian Griffin!
     
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    Damn, I wouldve been worried about the bucks but Toronto we take in 5 in the Finals.
     
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  5. Carl Herrera

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    Pour one out for...

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    I always liked Kyle Lowry hated to see him go. Good for him
     
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    Lol he will be the problem for them.in the finals. Almost wanting to say sweep. Kwahi cant slay the warrior with Lowery lmao..gentlemens sweep
     
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    Kawhi is a Warriors killer... last 2 years GS won maybe because Kawhi was not playing. Remember when Kawhi got hurt by Zaza Spurs was leading by 20+ points and that was 1st game of the series. I say Toronto with home court advantage has a decent shot at GS..they just defeated the best team of this year ( Bucks ).
     
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    I wanted the Raptors or the Celtics to come out of the East because they are more favorable matchups for the Rockets than the Bucks or the Sixers provided they got there. Last year was also a favorable matchup for the Rockets with that crappy team Lebron had.

    Two years in a row the Rockets could have had favorable matchups for the NBA finals but they just couldn’t get there.
     
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    Lowry is more valuable than our point guard
     
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    The only reason Raptors made the finals is because they went from that scrub Patterson to ageless wonder, Serge Ibaka.
     
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    Lol really I not gonna judge what would of happened in one game of a series...the first game mind u. So no I dont care what he did one game
     
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    Max Kellerman "Giannis is better than Kawhi"

    Max "Harden Choked in the playoffs". He avg 35 ppg against GSW

    "Harden isn't 1st All NBA but LeBron is" How many games has LeBron missed, and played the worse comedic defense,

    So Giannis didn't choke against Kawhi being a 1 seed and losing on your home floor.
     
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    Yes harden choked ...he scored 35 pointe per game but struggled heavily in the closing minutes...in other words that is choking...choking is not something when you play bad the whole game...choking is when you are otherwise good but come pressure time you cannot perform.
     
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    Harden is a great player but he's not one of those guys you put all your hopes on in the last 5 minutes of a pivotal elemination game. Some guys are closers and some aren't. Harden is not. Maybe one day he will get there.

    That's his weakness and I'll take it though. Without him you are already blown out by GS and there is no crunch time.
     
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    Giannis shat the bed. Kawhi has the heart of a champion. Fascinating stuff. Actually not shocking at all.
     
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    It was exactly what Rockets fans wanted
    Lowry to start
    And Lin to be the third string point guard you put in during blowouts
     
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    Good on them for making it to the Finals. Should the Raptors win it would be a good thing for us; it'll keep Kawhi out of the West away from the Clips or Lakers and maybe even force GS to overreact.
     
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    Lowry showed up when he needed to and can definitely challenge Curry. Go Raptors!

    What’s Nick Nurse relation to the Rockets?
     
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    It doesn't have to be all or nothing. I've been rooting mildly (watching the highlights but not the games) for Toronto in the East for years now. Go Rockets east! May you shatter Curry's ankles, crack Klay's forehead, and curbstomp Draymond American History X style, proving to us all that there is in fact a god out there.
     
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