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Hijacked Paolo Banchero Analysis + Off-ball + Defensive

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by RudyTBag, May 22, 2022.

  1. RudyTBag

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    The isolation defense and the off-ball movement on offense are both exciting. I wouldn’t write off the Paolo+Sengun frontline so quickly, especially If we land a guy like Tari to go with Garuba.

    However, we NEED Raf to grab a super strong defensive assistant to get over these youthful defensive issues. Pick and rolls, dribble handoffs, etc.
     
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  2. EddieWasSnubbed

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    When we got the third pick, I thought "man, we're stuck with Paolo most likely. Not great but whatever."


    Now, I'm scared there's a chance he'll go before us. I think the dude will be a star. I'm not sure who I'd compare him to, but a lot of all-stars and probable hall of famers come to mind. Not saying that's what he'll be, but I think he has the highest floor and possibly the highest ceiling as well. I actually thing he's underrated.


    I love Chet and the potential he brings, but he's a little scary. I think, as crazy as it is for me to admit, I'd rather have Paolo.


    Something tells me that we will end up with Chet though.
     
  3. hakeem94

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    analyse this!
    adebayo pick no 14
    herro pick no 13
    jimmy butler pick no 30
    kyle guy 55
    dedmon undrafted
    markieff morris 13
    duncan robinson undrafted
    max struss undrafted
    lowry 24
    pj tucker pick no 35
    omer yurtseven undrafted
    gabe vincent undrafted
    caleb martin undrafted
     
  4. Billy O Butts

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    Simmons & Beasley hybrid
     
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    Thanks for posting this RTB. Would love to see the Jabari analysis, hint hint.
     
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    You could go tit for tat and say Webber and Grant Hill hybrid.
     
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    Not a bad consolation prize :D
     
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    thanks please post the writeups for chet n jabari too if possible
     
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    Tall American white dudes usually have a shelf life of 7 years.

    They also get paid above their potential despite the injury risk...

    Chet can be great, but history is against him onthe durability front.
     
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    This was an excellent write up.

    Thanks for posting.
     
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    off topic but man the thunder reddit hates us rocket fans.
     
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    They hate us cus they anus
     
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    These numbers tell me Paolo is more of a wing than a big, both on offense and defense...which I already knew and have been repeating ad nauseum. On offense he was rarely used in the pick and roll as the roll man, much more often as the ball handler. On defense he excelled guarding pnr ball handlers and isolations on the perimeter, while he did terribly guarding the pnr roll man.
     
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    In one of their threads they clown stone for picking Green over Mobley :confused:
     
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    Great write ups. Makes you really just want any of the big 3. Nice to be in a position to not have to choose and just take the remaining guy.
     
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    He still needs to lose weight before I am ok with him being our SF, He might not be in Shape for SF until next year.
     
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    All 3 write ups were just so spot on.
     
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    And Rockets need a 2 way big more than a 1 dimensional wing.
     

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