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how about Austin Rivers?

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Madclownpacasum, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. Madclownpacasum

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    Austin Rivers is an unrestricted free agent. He could be a solid back up point gaurd for the Rockets. Gave us headache in the playoffs last year
     
  2. pippendagimp

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    would rather pick up austin powers
     
  3. cheke64

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    only way this works is if Harden guards him every game
     
  4. TheMystery008

    TheMystery008 Member

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    How about no?
     
  5. illadelphiah

    illadelphiah Member

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    this :grin:
     
  6. malakas

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    if he goes for vet minimum money which is what we can give him, there's 0% chance he chooses the Rockets over his dad.
     
  7. Mr. Clutch

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    Not affordable.

    May get close to the max.
     
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    Maybe he goes to the Spurs and becomes a stud.
     
  10. ballplayer

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    I recommended this a while ago and got shot down by our fellow Rocket brothers and sisters as well. With what is left out there I can't think of anyone better with playoff experience and whose game is still growing. I would not do it if it cost us KJ though.
     
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    if we didnt prioritize ball security we wouldve have traded lin. rivers aint happening
     
  12. TheRealAllpro

    TheRealAllpro Morey only fan

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    Go look at his stats and come back.
     
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  14. Madclownpacasum

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    This dude can be a future star point gaurd with size.
     
  15. BleedRocketsRed

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    He'd start here. Was incredible against us
     
  16. ballplayer

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    I'm not saying he should start(maybe over time depending on performance), but I do think he could be points off the bench(a heat check guy) and another offensive creator in the back court. The way I see it now is Patbev is the starter on that contract. So the question on rivers would be do you want him over Nick Johnson, Prigioni, or Terry. I would have to say Rivers .
     
  17. gambingo

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    wouldn't mind having him on our team, d - league team that is.
     
  18. mr. 13 in 33

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    Didn't this guy have a career high against us?
     
  19. Exiled

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    He is way underrated , he is better than what we have for the past 2 years
     
  20. mercy road

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    His only hope is his dad. Of course there could be an insane GM out there that will offer him the vet minimum, like the Kings. Rivers is far far below a replacement level player in the NBA.
     

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