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ESPN draft prognosis for the rockets...

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by verse, Jun 24, 2003.

  1. verse

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    Houston Rockets draft prognosis
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    HOUSTON ROCKETS (43-39)

    Selections: 44

    Returnees: Gs Steve Francis, Cuttino Mobley, Moochie Norris; Fs
    Eddie Griffin, Glen Rice, Maurice Taylor; Cs Yao Ming, Kelvin
    Cato

    Prominent free agents: G-F James Posey

    Assets: Stevie Franchise Francis may have the flashy nickname,
    but Yao became the team's unofficial franchise player last
    season with his strong rookie campaign. Francis is no slouch
    either, and backcourt mate Mobley is a big-time player as well.

    Needs: The club has talent at forward, but Griffin, Rice and
    Taylor have largely been disappointments with the Rockets.
    Griffin looks like a tweener neither a 3 nor a 4 while Rice
    is on his last legs due to his age and health and Taylor has
    been inconsistent. Re-signing free agent Posey, who was
    obtained for Kenny Thomas last season, is key.

    Options: The Rockets are rumored to be exploring trades this
    summer that would involve mainly Mobley and Rice, but Griffin
    and Taylor are expendable as well. The team knows that its
    current draft situation will not provide much improvement
    Houston only has the 44th selection. The Rockets have not
    conducted many pre-draft workouts as a result, but some of the
    prospects who have visited the club include UCLA F Jason Kapono,
    UCLA, Beaumont Ozen HS C Kendrick Perkins and Georgetown C
    Wesley Wilson.

    The braintrust says: You're only a hot coach when you're not
    coaching. When you're coaching, everybody gets to see your
    warts. newly hired coach Jeff Van Gundy on the attention he
    received this offseason from NBA teams
     
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    i just realized what a horrible article this is. doesn't give much new info, aside from us working out jason kapono and wesley wilson.

    oh well. i hadn't seen it posted yet...and it just hit espn today, so i figured i'd bring it over here. nice incomplete sentence to end the "prognosis".
     
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    I think I read that several days ago already.
     
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    my bad. i missed it.
     

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