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I've got this weird feeling...

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by EddieWasSnubbed, Jul 29, 2021.

  1. EddieWasSnubbed

    EddieWasSnubbed Contributing Member
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    I feel like all this publicized uncertainty has done nothing but drive down the value of the number one pick though. If they were truly entertaining a trade down, they bottle all this up to keep the value high.

    To me, either it's legit or they were never going to trade down.
     
  2. EddieWasSnubbed

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    I get that, but I think Cade has become entangled because of these weird, indecisive times, for sure.
     
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    Lifetime of Houston sports heartbreak and deeply engrained pessimism, Titman Furtits, and John Walls contract. anythingispossible.gif

    I got my bottle ready. "With the #2 pick in the 2021 NBA draft, the Houston Rockets select Luxury Tax Savings out of Landrys Inc."
     
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    Agree - I think it's likely point 2. Smart people realize you can't close yourself up to opportunity even if it's unlikely. Logically it makes more sense that it costs you nothing to just keep an open mind that nothing is decided and anything is on the table until the last responsible moment to make that decision....and more and more NBA GMs are the logical/strategic types that make careers from this line of thinking.
     
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    Survival is more assured if you rely on INDUCTIVE reasoning.

    Utilizing deduction, if your initial premise is faulty then you're SOL.
     
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  7. EddieWasSnubbed

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    Update:


    Passed my gas.


    Pistons supposedly set on Cade.
     
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    The only team they would ever trade down with is Houston. The uncertainty is just to try to get picks out of Houston so that they can secure Green, while Detroit still gets to take their guy (Cade) at #2.
     
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    I've got this weird feeling...
    ______

    No you don't.
     
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    LOL no. There was never a real shot
     
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    Not any more. I told you. It passed.
     
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    Right, but inductive reasoning isnt inspired by the ability to reduce the hypothetical possibilities to one logical conclusion. Inductive reasoning is like supplying this board with a bunch of data that supports a usually biased viewpoint using empirical evidence to appeal to the emotion of the audience.

    Thus here at ClutchFans with so much fluff, recency bias and subjectivity the contributor MUST have some sense of deducing the obvious from the pages and pages of vague and oftentimes incorrect information, but thats why its a forum!
     
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    Remember:

    1. Faulty initial premise
    2. SOL

    That likely comes back to haunt me too.

    :)
     
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    Hard to see into the future isnt it!?
     
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    Does inductive reasoning require sticking a fork into an electric socket?
     
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    It wasn't faulty for the first five minutes!
     
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    Next time just take some milk thistle. It’ll get that ish right up out of you bro.
     
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    I know this seems like a spectacular fail, but part of the weird feeling I have is that, as a Houston sports fan, I'm used to something going wrong. We've been the bad luck Brian's of the sports world for years now.

    The Matt Schaub injury during the Texans best year.

    The Astros win a world series, followed by the cheating scandal.

    Rockets on the verge of the finals, Chris Paul gets hurt. Team gets blown up leading to Harden leaving.

    Texans get a franchise quarterback for the first time....well....


    It just seems weird to have things go the exact way I (and a lot of fans) want it. Like too good to be true. I expect a let down.

    That's more what I was referring to, though it didn't seem like it. It just seems weird that we can get Cade or Green. Though, it's almost definitely Green, who I've grown to be more excited about than Cade here lately.

    So excited for this tonight. Hope Green can be the kid on and off the court that he seems to be. I hope he works as hard as many think he will.


    Let's go!



    (I think I'm just jaded)
     
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    So you're venting and airing out your grievances?
     

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