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Eric Gordon: Everyone is excited. It’s a change in culture.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ashleyem, Dec 7, 2020.

  1. Nook

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    James Harden has been a better defender than Eric Gordon for years.

    Gordon is definitely a better defender than Westbrook.
     
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    Looks like EG will start at the 2 next to John Wall.
     
  3. treyk3

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    Wait wait wait wait.


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    You think #10 would ever be a curmudgeon? Look how happy he looked on his first day in New Orleans!
     
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  4. Patience

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    Gordon may be excited to potentially have a bigger role, which is understandable. However, without Harden, this is not a championship contender. Gordon can enjoy shooting more while winning 40-45 games. They may even be competitive and make the playoffs, but they are just not going to be a great team without Harden, sorry to say.
     
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    Not at the perimeter. He's definitely good at the post but he's not as good of a perimeter defender as Gordon.
     
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  6. Nook

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    LOL Gordon has had a good career, but had he been healthier he could have been a Hall of Fame type player.... 40 inch vertical, very quick, strong, has super long arms, the burst to get around defenders and he could really shoot it.
     
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    Gordon guards point guards better, but I will take Harden against most shooting guards. Gordon hasn't been as good defensively, I suspect because of injuries.
     

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