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I’m more excited for this season than any season since 2018

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by my time to shine, Aug 7, 2022.

  1. my time to shine

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    We have a great new team coming together

    I’m glad we’re building something special around multiple players instead of something meh around one black hole player
     
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  2. DaDakota

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    Most excited since we had CP3, Harden and Capella - but much lower expectations.

    DD
     
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  3. ApacheWarrior

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    Im excited too. I've estimated the Rockets to be around 9th In offensive
    rating and 12th in defensive rating for the year and get a draft
    pick somewhere around 10th.

    I was called out on that for not likely happening. Is there any way that
    we can be the 10th ORtg and 14th DRtg through quarters 1-3.....and put
    in EG, Sterling Brown, Nwaba, Garuba, Boban in the 4th for defensive purposes;
    But actually it's for "tank purposes?" Asking for a friend
     
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  4. BigM

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    I’m excited too but there was nothing remotely meh about the 18/19 Rockets.
     
  5. Jontro

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    super high expectations, but not excited
     
  6. Lando19

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    Great team ?

    Something special ?

    Sorry, but you’re delusional. We’re looking at another bottom 5 worst record in the league
     
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  7. Verbal Christ

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    Its going to be Highlight City thats for sure! Once these young guys get to know each other and gain a little experience winning games they should mesh really well together. Dynasty in the works!
     
  8. Haymitch

    Haymitch Contributing Member

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    No, it's not. Your friend has a problem. Tell him to step back and take some time off from Rockets circle-jerks.
     
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  9. Houston77

    Houston77 COOKIES AND CAKE, MY TEAM BAKED!
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    Yeah, you missed a few qualifiers. Just to help you...

    "...great team coming together..."

    "building something special..."
     
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  10. Juxtaposed Jolt

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    lmao.

    "I'm more excited for this season since the last time we were competitive!"

    What a hot take.
     
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  11. a time to chill

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    Hopefully, the excitement isn't dead after the first 10 games.
     
  12. Houston77

    Houston77 COOKIES AND CAKE, MY TEAM BAKED!
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    Um, talk about looking at things in 20/20. For one, we were competitive in 2019 - 2020. And two, many thought we could be competitive in 2020-2021 pre-Harden trade. But hey, talk trash for no good reason.
     
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  13. Ubiquitin

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    Same. I am just hoping they win 10-20 more games.
     
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  14. Ankara1923

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    If this team wants to be champion at the mid-of the decade, they have to start winning now. Success and misery are contagious.

    The team has 4 all-star caliber players ( none of them there yet) lots of future prospects (Josh, TyTy, Tari,..) and quite a lot useful NBA players (Gordon, KMJ, Tate, Nix, Bruno,..)

    If front office force them to lose I will have no respect to Tilman&Co.

    As Soren Kierkegaard quoted decent people live the current days, neither past nor future. Better to start winning now.
     
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    It's going to be a growing year. I wouldn't expect a good record by any means, but hopefully our young players will develop and create a competitive window 3-5 years from now.
     
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    Os Trigonum Trust the process
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    Unless these are just Western conference rankings then we couldn't avoid making the playoffs with top 12 offense and defense. Well I guess if we finish last in the league in FT shooting, we could. Man, I hope we can start shooting FTs well at some point.
     
  18. ApacheWarrior

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    Yep, we may be too good for 10th pick. But we can package picks to move up.

    One more rookie should be good enough.
     
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    I don't understand how anyone who calls themself a Rockets isn't excited about this upcoming season! We might have the worst record in the league but there's still plenty to be excited about. The team has plenty of talent and potential upside with youth on their side. As a basketball fan I'm excited to see how the season unfolds.

    So many questions. So many subplots. So much to be interested in. Can't wait!

    To stay interested I just need to see progress from individuals and the team as a whole. This includes the coaching staff. I think this is all you can reasonably ask for as a fan of the game. Everyone else can go get on the bandwagons in San Francisco or Boston.

    Go Rockets!
     

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