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Exactly halfway through the season, Chris Paul has started all 41 games

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Zergling, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. Poonwalker

    Poonwalker Member

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    The real test for CP3 will start after the all star break if the team decides to make a serious push. His motivation will still be to show he has what it takes to play for the only thing missing on his resume. Let’s see what the thunder decides to do. They have a bank full of assets. So far the trade hasn’t shown he is sorely missed. The games we lose are not because Westbrook is playing poorly.
     
  2. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    If you sympathize with the billionaire who isn't spending for a favorite.

    I side with the little folk......they pay and spend their time on the team, they have a right to speak out.
     
  3. pauebtg

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    Let's see how his health is looking once the Playoffs come...If the Thunder even make it.

    and Yes, I am aware that they are 7th at the moment.
     
  4. hakeem94

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    hahah tilman spend the time and the money on the team so why are you thought pinching now?

    as per right to speak if were you not penny pinching with your attention and thoughts you would know i denied that to noone and you would have a luxury of appearing smarter and more objective, the same luxury fartita critics denie themselves because of their penny pinching ways with the thoughts and brotherly love towards just another human being who happens to be a rockets fan and the owner :cool:
     
  5. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    Investing in the Rockets and investing in winning a title are two different things. Maybe you should think about that some.
     
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  6. hakeem94

    hakeem94 Member

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    well they are not completely separate but i'll give you that, now go apply that same scientific rigor to Tilman 'penny pinching and him being a crappy owner' because not going into luxury tax a crappy owner does not make and these are 2 different things :D
     
  7. today

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    Harden and Paul couldn't co-exist... not sure why Paul's health or play has any bearing on the situation at all.
     
  8. hakeem94

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    well they did coexist for some time...if the officiating was fair they could have had 2 titles by now and making a run for the 3rd
     
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  9. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    Not going into the LT (wasting assets to duck it) and hamstringing the team's ceiling with a generational talent in Harden in his prime in a small window for a championship makes you a crap owner. If you don't go *all in* now, then when?
     
  10. rockets1995

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    Chris Paul lost a lot weight. It's Fools Gold to believe he would've helped the Rockets, blame others, but he himself isn't producing points.

    Stephen A Smith literally was calling out Chris Paul "Where are You" when Kevin Durant went down, Chris Paul and James Harden deserve blame for the bickering and blaming each other. At the same time James was producing 35 points a game during GSW series.

    Chris Paul disappeared literally last year in the playoffs, looked really slow and old.
    He couldn't get by his defender for a easy layup, the defender was at his hip ready to block his shot as he can't jump either.

    Chris Paul speed is nonexistent, his one elite skillset, his tendons in both of his knees are, it's bone on bone, knee injections in both of his knees for fake knee tendons, plus his shoulder injuries which hurts to watch him shoot.
    Torn thumb surgery.
     
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  11. SF3isBack!!

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    Why are we talking about CP3 on a Rockets forum?
     
  12. J Sizzle

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    Thunder have been doing what the Rockets weren’t smart enough to do. Manage minutes. Manage workload. Not surprising he’s staying fresher.
     
  13. Caprah

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    Thunder losing games left and right
     
  14. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    Thunder are also using him better. He isn't ISOing. He is running a team with SGA/Schroder/Gallo as shooters/scorers. Rockets turning him into a *mini Harden* wore him down. I blame MDA.
     
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  15. Rocket River

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    Yet Chris nor Stockton have rings

    Rocket River
     
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    This is what I had thought but. . .

    Rocket River
     
  17. DaDakota

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    Neither does Harden.

    The best you can do is put your team in the contender mix - we are worse with Westbrook so we are going the wrong way.

    DD
     
  18. Rocket River

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    Harden gotten his team further without a second significant star
    than most "Leaders" you can name

    Stockton had Malone
    CP3 had Blake and DJ

    I need more than 41 games to give up

    DaDa - It is funny you think Harden only cares about MVPs and personal record
    but you don't care about winning. . . only Looking like they trying hard and hustling
    your favorite rockets team in the last 20 years were the hustlers that have NO CHANCE to even get out of the first round

    It seems more people about "looking like a champion"
    and "looking like they hustling" . . . "looking like they leading"
    more than the actual doing of a thing

    We will evaluate the thing at the end of the year
    Hell we always talking about taking a year to jell

    Rocket River
     
  19. YOLO

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    Blake and DJ “stars” pshhh. Each of them were exposed the second they stopped playing with cp3 and haven’t won much since
     
  20. Sanctity

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    With CP healthy, the Thunder would be stupid to break up that roster. They have great coaching and are easily contenders with a bit of work...
     

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