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Ex-Rockets Kyle Lowry writes about his time with Ex-Rockets Coach Kevin McHale

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by RocketsFido, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. RocketsFido

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    http://www.theplayerstribune.com/kyle-lowry-raptors-nba-all-star/

     
  2. TheRealist137

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    Salt on the wound. Lowry would be the perfect pg for us. Morey never realized it.
     
  3. larsv8

    larsv8 Contributing Member

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    That makes no sense.

    Lowry was the key piece to get Harden.
     
  4. Valen

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    That was an awesome insight by Lowry!
     
  5. Mr. Clutch

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    That's a good read
     
  6. TheRealist137

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    We could've signed him in free agency but instead tried to go all out for Melo.
     
  7. J.R.

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    It’s funny to look back at that season with Kevin McHale in Houston. Who I was then is so different than who I am now. I think, Man you were really immature. But I’ve gotten older, and I’ve learned. I’m in a great position. I have a wonderful wife and two kids. I’m an All-Star, and my team is making a strong playoff run. We may not win every game, but we trust in each other and believe if we go about our jobs the right way, great things will happen.

    Somebody asked me recently if I’m more at peace now. I wouldn’t say that.

    I’d say I’m me.
     
  8. larsv8

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    He chose not to come here.
     
  9. Haymitch

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    It's a good thing we fired the coach who at least tried to hold players accountable.
     
  10. Mr. Clutch

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    We hadn't made him an offer when he chose Toronto. We were waiting on Bosh first.

    He may have chosen toronto anyway. But we'll never know
     
  11. vator

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    I think about this all the time. This in my opinion, was Morey's biggest mistake as a GM. Lowry on last year's team would have been huge, but he wanted him to wait on Melo's decision.
     
  12. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Ooops.
     
  13. Yung-T

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    He said he was waiting on the call from Rockets but it took too long (cause of Morey aiming for Melo), so he opted for Toronto.
     
  14. RocketsFido

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    Should've just went to sign Lowry instead of waiting for Melo. There was no way his wife was going to come to Houston anyways, she only wanted LA or NYC. Lowry came back out of respect for McHale to hear Houston's pitch but Morey probably told him we're waiting on Melo first. smh
     
  15. DreamShook

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    Lol the irony.
     
  16. coachbadlee

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    Dumb move by Morey. So glad we didn't get that guy.
     
  17. RocketsFido

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    lol yep, now we know McHale holds ppl accountable during film sessions and in game. Harden probably didn't say anything to management when Les canned McHale because he was tired of getting called out in the locker room. Adelman was the real player's coach. ;)
     
  18. MONON

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    Having to wait for Bosh &/or Melo to make their decisions didn't help matters though. Having 2 shooters who can also run the game would have carried us past GS & maybe to the championship.
     
  19. SF3isBack!!

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    Mchale was always a bad choice for coach. You can tell Lowry was trying to be nice. He couldn't figure out his style because Mchale didn't have a style. That's why you don't go from a great coach to Mchale.
     
  20. DreamShook

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    Don't put words in his mouth. The man said what he said.
     
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