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Greg Smith - Broken beyond all repair?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by BonziWellsGOAT, Feb 26, 2014.

  1. BonziWellsGOAT

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    Would be nice to get another big body in there but I think Greg Smith is like that old car sitting on blocks in at the end of the street.

    Either that or he's like:

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    Bottom line is....I'm skeptical that he will be ready by playoff time when we need as many big bodies as possible
     
  2. BonziWellsGOAT

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    Wrong image.....that was weird.

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  3. Voice of Aus

    Voice of Aus Contributing Member

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    I would like to think we extend his qualifying offer atleast, it's not that much
     
  4. BonziWellsGOAT

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    Yeah....but if he cant stay healthy shouldnt we shouldnt have too much trouble finding another big body to fill up space.
     
  5. ashleyem

    ashleyem Team Green

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    I feel really bad for this guy
     
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  6. crash5179

    crash5179 Contributing Member

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    Greg adds tremendous depth to the team right now if he is healthy. I don't think the Rockets want to get rid of him since there is probably a strong possibility the Rockets investigate trading Omer again in the summer or even going into next years trade deadline.
     
  7. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Even if Omer is gone this summer so is Smith. His window closed this summer league if watched it.

    He's regressed and never really grew over the last year and I thought the only reason he made the team was because Morey saw him as an asset for trade.
     
  8. bongman

    bongman Member

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    I think Greg's role for the bigs is similar to AB's role for our PG's.
     
  9. danoman

    danoman Contributing Member

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    I would rather get rid of these players in this order 1) Garcia 2) Casspi 3) Greg Smith.

    I think Greg Smith still has some value to our team. He's a big body on a cheap contract.
     
  10. haoafu

    haoafu Contributing Member

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    His value to our team hasn't dropped a bit. It's just an ordinary injury for a very young player on dirt cheap contract. We just have so many good bigs playing ahead of him.

    When he's healthy last year he played like a lottery pick for stretches.
     
  11. GoRox2013

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    I like Greg Smith. He's been injured, but the few times he did play he contributed this season. Ya'll are too quick to dismiss guys who haven't even really played
     
  12. benchmoochie

    benchmoochie Contributing Member

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    his progress the past two years is promising though what seemed to be a little knee bump surely turned into something more serious.
     
  13. DarkHorse

    DarkHorse Contributing Member

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    He'll be ready to play after the trade deadline.


    Wait... who are we talking about???
     
  14. Rip Van Rocket

    Rip Van Rocket Contributing Member

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    He's been injured so often, I don't think you can really depend on him playing big minutes as a rotation player. If we somehow traded Asik in the off-season would you be confident having Smith as the full time backup center? I think he's an OK player as a backup, but I have serious concerns of about a young player that can't stay healthy.
     
  15. BonziWellsGOAT

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    I dont dismiss his play at all.....he fills his roll nicely. The thing I pointed out was you cant fill your roll if you cant play. This is about injuries not play.
     
  16. duluth111222

    duluth111222 I.D.I.O.T

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    Is he still injured? I lost track of his status.
     
  17. jtr

    jtr Contributing Member

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    Two very strange injuries this season; Asik and Smith. But I am not a huge man playing in the NBA so I really have nothing else to add.
     
  18. KlutchQT

    KlutchQT Contributing Member

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    I thought Greg was healthy/available again but just out of the rotation.
     
  19. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    He's been cleared to play since Thursday. He used to take Dmo's minutes but guess what? Dmo is forcing the coaching staff's hand. Dmo's just better.
     
  20. Voice of Aus

    Voice of Aus Contributing Member

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    I think he also flew back to houston to get treatment
     

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