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Cut, Trade, Waive

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Bo6, Feb 23, 2021.

  1. Bo6

    Bo6 Member

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    Obviously with our latest loss it would seem our roster is in dire need of changes... so let's play a game (akin to ****, marry, kill).

    Cut, Trade, Waive the following:

    John Wall [Trade]
    Victor Oladipo [Trade]
    Eric Gordon [Trade]
    PJ Tucker [Trade]
    Ben Mclemore [Waive]
    Danuel House [Trade]
    Rodions Kurucs [Cut]
     
  2. don grahamleone

    don grahamleone Contributing Member

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    Waive Boogie
    Cut Bruno
    Trade Everyone but Wood, Walls and Tato and Mason and Porter Jr and Patton

    I hate tanking, but this squad is showing no pride in their abilities.
     
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    More Threads on the way!

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  4. Williamson

    Williamson DANUEL HOUSE JR ONLY FAN
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    Wall isn't tradeable. Our only option is a buyout. And there is no way Tillman is doing that.

    I also think McLemore has more value than you're giving him credit for. There are a lot of teams that will give up at least a second round pick to get a guy who can shoot like him off the bench.
     
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  5. treyk3

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    Agreed. Ben will be a throw in with PJ or Oladipo.
     
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  6. J.R.

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    Houston Rockets Franchise [FOLD]
     
  7. treyk3

    treyk3 Contributing Member

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    Your guy Tilman and his son did a great job in absolutely destroying the next 5 years for this team.
     
  8. napalm06

    napalm06 Fertitta-McNair School of Management
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    Is there a difference between cutting and waiving? I think you meant cut, trade, keep.

    Keep: Tate, Wood, Nwaba [he's cheap and cheap effective wing defenders with a good transition game aren't a dime a dozen, we struggled to find anyone between Ennis, the expensive corpse of Shumpert, and super expensive Covington]
    Trade: Everyone else - get at least a few tall people. Basketball reasons.
    Cut: No point unless you need to for a trade
    Tank: Yes, get at least one lottery pick to include in a retool
     
  9. csc177

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    CUT OR TRADE EVERYONE without the last name Wood, Jones, Tate, or Porter.

    Please let me know when this is complete so I can start tuning in again.
     
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  10. Rocket River

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    D*mn
    2 years AFTER THIS ONE for Wall
    Maybe Tradeable that last season

    Rocket River
     
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  11. BigggReddd

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    went all in with the pocket aces in 2018 and got beat by the full house. oh well
     
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  12. ArtV

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    Absolutely needs to get traded to highest bidder before the deadline
    Victor Oladipo
    PJ Tucker
    Boogie Cousins (maybe a 2nd rounder - otherwise cut)

    Zero or negative trade value
    John Wall
    Danuel House
    Ben Mclemore

    Trade if you can - otherwise wait for a better deal
    Eric Gordon
     
  13. cheke64

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    Morey locked up all these wonderful scrubs with horrible long contracts. Rafael has to undo that.
     
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  14. YOLO

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    Maybe 2nd rounder? Well cousins already got cut
     
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  15. treyk3

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    This all went to immediate **** the second they traded 2 picks and 2 swaps for Westbrook.

    The Fertita boys were the main catalyst to that **** deal.

    If Harden basically said get Russ or I want out, they should have traded Harden for a ton of assets then and held onto CP3 for one more year.


    I hated the Brooklyn trade and that's the only Stone move i've absolutely hated. I think he's done okay but ****ed up badly not getting a star in a Harden deal. I don't have faith in the team getting a top pick.

    I was told by people close to the team at the time of the deal that they viewed Oladipo as a former MVP level player and that the Nets would be bad by 2023. I think they are ****ing insane. I was also told MPJ was going to be a target by the deadline. If they get him, I'll be pumped but it all seems like a drug fueled vision of grandeur.
     
  16. RHU525

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    lol what? Morey wasn't even on the team anymore when we acquired the two guys who make the most Money on this team.

    PJ is expiring. House and Mclemore are in really team friendly deals.

    Even EG contract isn't horrible. It's like 17 million.

    Only long contract we even have is Wall and that has nothing to do with Morey......
     
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  17. DCkid

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    First, there are 15 other tank threads this could have gone in.

    Second, all of these moves are likely to be attempted. You're just going to have to be a little patient and wait for the trade deadline when more teams are going to be ready to deal.

    Third, I'd drastically lower your expectations for trading John Wall due to his contract. And maybe even slightly lower expectations for Gordon. I have a hard time believing the contenders who are already cap/luxury tax bound are going to be willing to pay for three seasons at $18 mil/year for an oft-injured player in his mid 30s. Maybe we can trade Gordon for a worse/injured player with a similar contract that has one year less on their contract.
     
  18. tycoonchip

    tycoonchip Tilman has Aids!
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    Mpj is really not that awesome. He's not someone that is going to carry this franchise. Oladipo and Wall are like a discounted versions of our team last season. The silver lining is Wood. I would not trade a draft pick for the MPJ. Only our vets that might help the Nuggets. We're going to be bad. Now let's see if we can only be bad for 1 year or if it drags out. A guy like Cade could turn us around like Doncic did in a season. He and Kevin Porter Jr. Combined with Wood could potentially be a lethal combination. Cade at the 3/2 and Kevin Porter at 3/2. Both those players can help Wood get the ball. I don't see a future with Tate. He's 6'4 and wants to play pf? He hasn't shown me Barkley nor Draymond Green. He's definitely not strong enough to play small ball 5 like Tucker.
     
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  19. DCkid

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    EG Contract is horrible. Luckily he's played better this season. Last year it looked like one of the worst contracts in the league.
     
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  20. DCkid

    DCkid Contributing Member

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    Um, yes it does. The only reason we have John Wall is because Morey traded for Westbrook. And having John Wall plus an extra first round pick was actually a solution to Morey's mistake.
     
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