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Is WCS the answer at backup center?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Lachard Binkley, Aug 13, 2022.

  1. Lachard Binkley

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    Premier 10 AM 8-14

    Co-host Lachard Binkley and Anthony Duckett discuss:
    The signing of Cauley Stein
    Who should be the backup center
    Sengun's performance for Turkey
    Coach Silas's recent interview on Sports Talk 790
    KPJ playing more off the ball
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  2. Jontro

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    long answer… yes
     
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    Big if true
     
  4. theDude

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    Short answer: No
     
  5. Plowman

    Plowman Contributing Member

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    C'mon, WCS is a stiff. When the Rockets get serious about another real big man, he'll be long and athletic... able to play some serious D, while finishing with authority.
     
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    I'd rather see Bruno and Garuba get a shot. If neither of them are capable grab someone else better or with more potential than wcs.
     
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    Short answer: No

    Long answer: Just, No
     
  8. Believe It!

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    So far he's been as bad as the tattoos he's got tatted on his face.
     
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    Short answer: Just stop.
    Long answer: just stop, please
     
  10. YOLO

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    No
     
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    Do I recall Silas on Mavs’ staff with WCS? If so, perhaps the connection has possibilities?
     
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    He really reminds me of Ralph Sampson, in that they're both tall men.

    Also: WCS is the missing piece to a tanking formula.
     
  15. ApacheWarrior

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    Boban was brought in to maybe join staff development crew.
    Teach Screen and Roll

    WCS might do the same while making the roster.

    Garuba and Bruno have higher ceilings...WCS knows what Silas wants day one.

    Not sure he makes the team but this is what they want from him
     
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    The breakdown from NBA.com
    https://www.nba.com/stats/players/roll-man/

    WCS in 19/20: 41 games with Warriors the 13 with Mavericks

    Roll-Man (Pick-n-Roll)
    Team....... frequency.......ppp.......NBA percentile

    GSW:..............20.1............1.14................59.9
    Dal:.................45.3............1.46................93.5

    Cuts
    GSW:..............29.2............1.22.................39.8
    Dal:.................22.6............1.42.................77.1
     
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  17. Joe Joe

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    I'm going with no. I see him as solely foul fodder in case Sengun gets in foul trouble/gassed against a center too big for Smith right now.
     
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    he is for this year... while we're still jockeying for a good playoff spot... long term? no
     
  19. xiki

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    interesting, thanks
     
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    He's battling with Boban for just having a roster spot at all.
     

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