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How many of you came here because of Yao?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by duluth111222, Dec 31, 2011.

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  1. duluth111222

    duluth111222 I.D.I.O.T

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    I, for one, came here because of Yao, although I don't consider myself YOF (that's debatable though... :grin:). Then I grew to love this team and the organization. Watching and enjoying (not so much sometimes...) Rox games has become part of my life. So here I am - still following the Rox as my favorite NBA team, even though Yao is not on the team anymore.

    Just curious. How many of you guys are like me?
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Came here because of Yao, Olajuwon and Tmac the former.
     
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    Cool thread bro.
     
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    Good for you! glad you were rooting for the Rockets, a team with rich tradition of great big men.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Actually watching role players develop is much more fun because you know what you get from your superstars! ;)
     
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    Yao --> No
    Olajuwon --> Yes
     
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    I came here because of James White and Gerald Green

    Pound 4 Pound best dunkers of all time
     
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    All the Yao fans should start voting for Lowry, Martin & Scola to make all-Star team.
     
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    i came her because i wanted to rag on kelvin butterfingers cato back in the day...been banned a few times. I've learned from my mistakes;)
     
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    I came here for the free bread sticks.
     
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    duluth111222 I.D.I.O.T

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    Well, I honestly didn't know what I could get from Yao. Watching him play is often frustrating - fronting is the first thing comes to mind. But one can also argue he was not really a superstar... :grin:

    But I agree. Watching role players grow is definitely more fun. I still remeber fans reaction when we traded for KL7. Now he's in all-star discussion every day. That's one hell of a journey. Of course the DD crow eating feast is icing on the cake... :grin:
     
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    I didn't come on CF b/c of Yao but I did start following them for Yao Ming when he was drafted. I was the only guy in a small town in Louisiana following the Rockets. Gradually became a fan of the whole team, not just SF3 and Yao. Still follow them like crazy up til this day. Will be bleeding Rockets red forever.
     
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    There were free breadsticks and no one told me? :(
     
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    I came here because of Spanoulis.
     
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    Came here for the Yao, stayed for the Lowry and Scola.
     
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    I am still looking for a team to follow.
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Let us agree that he was half a superstar...due to half of the time he played....Even stars have their weaknesses....It's for the coaches to counter that.......In the JVG days we didn't have a rebounder and quick pf next to Yao most of the time. Then came Scola.
     
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    I came during the T-Mac trade and haven't looked back since.
     
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    then
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    We rarely used Chuck as a PF.....his natural position in the past
     

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