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Either start Lin, or bring in a new starting PG, Bev ain't cuttin' it.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by OldfanofTmac, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. RudyTBag

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    I worry that we have 3 excellent backup PGs on this roster, with no real starter.
     
  2. zipcrash

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    lin can start for teams. it's just a fit issue for the rockets.
     
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    This 4th game in 5 nights loss vs OKC makes it clear :(

    James is a 6th man at best on the Bucks.
    Jeremy wouldnt even be in the rotation for the Knicks.
    Perkins is better than Dwight.
    Terrence needs more DLeague time.

    It was a nice try by Morey but it's time to blow it up. :(
     
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    LOL..Pretty much sums it up.

    Oh my god, fellow CFs , time to panic. We ain't going nowhere.
     
  5. Jenopogi

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    this thread is about the Rockets starting PG. Bev/Lin. In our roster, we have Bev/Lin/AB/Canaan. So far no one is a clear winner on who should be the starting PG. Don't bring it the LOF/LOH conversation here as it is not warranted. We are looking at it on the team basketball team perspective. Our objective for the season, HCA. Deep into the playoffs. To do this, we need a competent PG on the team. So far, no one really cuts it. And please, don't start comparing with other teams, I am looking at the Rockets team only (warning on bringing comparisons of PG X on Team Y). Don't ask me also who should be the best PG for Rockets because I'm gonna say CP3, WestBrook, which are impossible to happen.
     
  6. Lucky Charm

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    Seriously.
    But I get it, some fans are so passionate they lose all sense of perspective on nights like this.
    They'll snap out of it with the next win. :p
     
  7. zipcrash

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    bev starts and gets 20~ minutes. lin comes in and plays 30~ minutes.

    it's pretty clear to me.

    the PG doesn't need to be an allstar on this team. they just have to be an above average role player. the rockets have that.
     
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    Even if Lin played like an all-star tonight the game would have still been lost, imo. No one on the team can stop Durant.
     
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    Lin? Lin took it to the Knicks when he went back there his first time. Lin went to Taiwan and played well. He's mentally strong. What Lin needs to do is find a way of scoring when there are shot blockers at the rim and his 3 isn't working and get more confident and stronger and more stable handling the ball under pressure or when big, strong defenders guard him (like Marion, he may even see LeBron in the playoffs guarding him if it comes down to it). That's the next part of his developing into a solid PG.
     
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    Agreed....just look at the Clippers game this week against Portland....the dude poured in 34 points, 16 assists, a single TO, and 6 steals but still loss the game.:grin:
     
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    OKC are a bad bad bad match up.
    Howard gets neaturalised by Perkins.
    Harden ****s himself when playing his former team.
    and you have an elite PG in Westbrook who pretty much owns our PGs. (Beverley cant injure him twice, can he?)
    And you add Kevin freaking Durant and Ibaka to the mix. I cant help but shake my head.

    Seriously, we should try to avoid them in the playoff by all means.
     
  12. bws

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    Miami had to get past the Celtics. Let's get them and have them kick our butts again. Sometimes you have to get past a certain team. The coaching staff and players have to figure out their kryptonite, their achilles, and exploit it.
     
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    Big question mark on the coaching staff..LOL..We'll see how this plays out.
     
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    Boston is a bad example because they got old and fell off. OKC is not going to get worse save for injuries. And if anything Durant looks lovely like he's got even more upside.
     
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    As i said before...

    It doesn't really matter who starts...

    If the Rockets come out and play team ball like they did against SA, they are capable of beating any team that they play.

    If they come out and play one on one ball, they will not win. It's not a bev vs lin thing that everyone keeps trying to make it.

    It's all about team ball, if they play it they can win... If not it's crap like tonight against OKC..

    T_Man
     
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    We should have kept Dragic, we would have had the best of Lin and Beverly with a taller guy who is also left handed.

    DD
     
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    I would LOVE Dragic back. If only for the fact he keeps his dribble alive on his forays into the key.
     
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    ahhhhhhhhhh if only.......
     
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    Lol. Taking it to the Knicks hasn't been something to brag about for a looong time. And who the hell cares how he played in a scrimmage in Taiwan...

    He's mentally strong in his willingness to drive to the basket. That's it. When that's shut down against good playoff team, he has nothing to fall back on. For a PG, his fundamentals are garbage. It's junior high **** to jump in the air to make a pass. Not saying every PG doesn't do it on occasion, of course they do, but Lin does it all the damn time (and rarely makes it count). He's all flash, no substance. He belongs in the NBA, but what is he? He's not a starting PG, nor is he a backup. If he can't score coming off the bench, with him having free will, the second unit will get toasted.

    He's like Tebow. The only way to get the most out of the player is to design a specific game plan that is based on him being the man. The problem with that, is their ceiling is too low to waste time and money on. Why build Lin into something he isn't, when you can find a better PG for much less?

    Jeremy isn't even close to being any kind of third option on a contender. So why him? Why does his needs come before the team? Makes no sense. NBA is a business. Lin is a bad investment from a pure basketball standpoint. Smart kid, but we don't need him moving forward.
     
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    Well damn that pretty harsh statement you just stated.:eek:
     

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