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How does Miami get to the Finals before us?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ashleyem, Sep 30, 2020.

  1. ashleyem

    ashleyem Member
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    It pisses me off so much to watch the Finals. I can’t believe it. We were in so much better situation than them. Daryl Morey needs to go! If you want to play small you need to construct a team with reliable shooters, not squandering draft picks on scrubs like Shumpert and Covington! The man does not know basketball!!!
     
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    It’ll be okay Ashley
     
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    Eastern Conference. LOL.
     
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    You must not know this person. :D
     
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    they beat the bucks. do you believe we would do the same ?

    miami has a more balanced roster than we do. its as simple as that.
     
  6. NotInMyHouse

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    How does Miami get the Finals before the Rockets? Well, there's a good chance the Rockets would have sniffed or been in the finals multiple years in the Eastern Conference.
     
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    they're in the east.
     
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    depends on the matchup. we would struggle against philly, milwaukee, and toronto.....boston also. the east isnt weak anymore.
     
  9. ThatBoyNick

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    We probably beat the Bucks before we beat the Lakers, but I agree the Bucks would have been tough for us because they are one of the best teams in the league at guarding Harden with their zones and their terrific defenders in Giannis, Bledsoe, Matthews, Lopez.

    Ultimately the answer is, because the Heat are a better team. Westbrook was complete trash, Harden was all by himself, just can’t win like that.
     
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    I know enough and even that is too much lol
     
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    That’s what they kept saying about LeBron making the Finals because he was in the East.

    Well he just walked all over the West...4-1, 4-1 and 4-1.

    I guess the West suck as well.
     
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    Ummm Warriors?
     
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    East
     
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    T for 3 Not a true fan

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    Morey,
    Dantoni,
    Harden,
    Westbrook.

    (Failed philosophy),
    (Failed system),
    (Failed 1-A on a Championship Team),
    (Failed Basketball Player)
     
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    I.D.N.D.I.O.M.F.T.
     
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    Because the model of Small-Ball using predominantly SF’s (position-less basketball) works

    Lakers used their version of Small-Ball to get past us. Their mostly 6’8” giants dwarfed our 6’3” midgets.
     
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    Their players can actually shoot unlike the Rockets players.
     
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    They are getting curb stomped worse than the Rockets did.
     
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    Well, the Lakers are beating the breaks off them right now. So, chances are they would have lost in the 2nd round to them if they were in the west as well.

    But, they are still really good and have played better than us in the postseason. Honestly, outside of Harden, the Miami Heat are better in every way than the Rockets.
     
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    Does it count if they get swept and lose every game by 30?
     

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