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[Feigen] Six days in Vegas: How the Rockets landed Russell Westbrook

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by J.R., Jul 27, 2019.

  1. Williamson

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    OMG the amount of ifs in this sentence is depressing as hell.
     
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    I think Morey didn't want to use all his bullets on just getting Westbrook. If the Rockets had to give up more recent picks and perhaps Capela or someone to dump CP3's contract then it wouldn't make nearly as much sense.

    People were aghast that the Rockets had to give up 2 1sts and 2 pick swaps, but from the Rockets win-now perspective it's much more important they don't lose value today than 5 years from now. When OKC were willing to take picks way later and CP3's albatross contract it becomes much easier to swallow from Morey's perspective. I mean, by 2024 either the Rockets had won a title and Morey has a lifetime contract, or he's fired and gets a gig elsewhere anyways. So this was a no-lose situation for him
     
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    I wonder how this changes fan's/media's perception and hopes of Rockets' future success now @Clutch?

    Great article by Feigen. Morey is a stud and a killer, but not a stone cold killer.
     
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  5. Aruba77

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    So Pat Fertitta is the new Cal McNair?
     
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    Let not act like CP3 didn’t find the barrel
    and walk over willingly.
     
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    Yeah kinda, but Pat whines and cries to get what hes wants, Cal just gets whats fed and just smiles.
     
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    Jeanie Buss
     
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  9. T for 3

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    Not sure how you could get that out of the article if you read it.
     
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    I'm guessing that as soon as Clippers were asking for Harden (hard NO) the Rockets were looking for the next trade partners.
     
  11. Chilly_Pete

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    Tilman appreciates the free Golden Nugget plug.
     
    #31 Chilly_Pete, Jul 27, 2019
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    This is a dumb question, but who is "Slack?"
     
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  13. Chilly_Pete

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    It's a multi platform team messaging application.
     
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    Very good read!
     
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    “6 days”

    If you believe within less than a week they went from CP/unchanged/run it back mentality (which they were drinking shots about apparently) to byeeeeeee seepeeeeeee

    I’ll wear the tinfoil hat proudly. “What’s taking so long?” Said James. Murphy replied, “dude I’ve been working on this for 5 months” :shot:
     
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    He wont be allowed to shoot midrange here... so he will only have to practice 3's and keep slammin the ball down people's throats.
     
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    I wonder if the people who complained that Feigen is a Houston Rockets shill will now believe this article saying that everyone was on board with this trade.
     
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    Wb never played in a morey harden mda system
     
  19. Game7

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    2 is all it takes?? They may be big ifs but there is only 2 of them.
     
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    Another reason to doubt the supposed insiders around here ….


    The board is so thirsty for anything they collectively bite on any morsel ….
     

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