1. Welcome! Please take a few seconds to create your free account to post threads, make some friends, remove a few ads while surfing and much more. ClutchFans has been bringing fans together to talk Houston Sports since 1996. Join us!

Jaden Ivey Will Be The Pick, I Guarantee It!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ghettocheeze, May 19, 2022.

  1. ghettocheeze

    ghettocheeze Member

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2006
    Messages:
    7,323
    Likes Received:
    9,131
    Look I don't go around on this board sticking my neck out for random draft prospects, but whenever I do the results speak for themselves like here and here.

    The Rockets will be picking Jaden Ivey on draft night because it's an absolute no-brainer. The NBA is a guard dominated league. Of the 4 remaining teams in the playoffs -- Heat, Celtics, Warriors, Mavericks -- no team has a player 6-10 or taller averaging more than 25 minutes in these playoffs.

    So, when you have the opportunity to draft an elite guard with incredible explosiveness, excellent ability to finish at the rim, and tremendous athleticism reminiscent of Ja Morant, then you have no choice but to draft him and pair him with Jalen Green to create the best young backcourt in the NBA.
     
    Hui, fryjol7, REEKO_HTOWN and 26 others like this.
  2. Houston77

    Houston77 COOKIES AND CAKE, MY TEAM BAKED!
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2018
    Messages:
    2,531
    Likes Received:
    7,017
    Cool story, Cheeze Jesus.
     
    fryjol7, Oturakci, Andre0087 and 12 others like this.
  3. hakeem94

    hakeem94 Member

    Joined:
    Sep 23, 2016
    Messages:
    25,584
    Likes Received:
    34,108
    how well hes doing on defensive side?
     
    fryjol7 and D-rock like this.
  4. Verbal Christ

    Verbal Christ Member

    Joined:
    Feb 20, 2009
    Messages:
    10,347
    Likes Received:
    14,861
    The egos on this platform are magnificent!!
     
  5. treyk3

    treyk3 Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2008
    Messages:
    8,700
    Likes Received:
    16,009
    Cheezeyus
     
  6. Houston77

    Houston77 COOKIES AND CAKE, MY TEAM BAKED!
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2018
    Messages:
    2,531
    Likes Received:
    7,017
    Jescheese
     
    fryjol7, don grahamleone and hakeem94 like this.
  7. xaos

    xaos Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2015
    Messages:
    4,538
    Likes Received:
    11,437
    I'd be happy with that which is all that matters
     
  8. a time to chill

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2012
    Messages:
    1,192
    Likes Received:
    2,407
    Jaden Ivey over either Chet, Pablo, or Jabari would be a massive mistake. Rockets can't screw this up. Simply take whatever is left between Chet, Pablo, or Jabari. Ivey is too big of a gamble with the third pick and we have too many guards already.
     
  9. red5rocket

    red5rocket Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2008
    Messages:
    5,371
    Likes Received:
    4,591
  10. prodigy08

    prodigy08 Green Gang Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2006
    Messages:
    809
    Likes Received:
    911
    More money to the tip jar then
     
  11. Williamson

    Williamson JOSH CHRISTOPHER ONLY FAN
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2002
    Messages:
    14,016
    Likes Received:
    14,547
    Okay but who are J.J. Watt and DeShaun Watson? They must have busted because I can't even remember them.
     
  12. chenjy9

    chenjy9 Numbers Don't Lie
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Nov 1, 2008
    Messages:
    10,623
    Likes Received:
    6,663
    How about no
     
    Sonicbun8, hakeem94 and cmoak1982 like this.
  13. Rockets4Life13

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2016
    Messages:
    5,292
    Likes Received:
    9,099
    I wouldn't mind Ivey if they thought he was the best player available.

    I have faith in Stone and the crew.
     
    pr0wler, Bo6, Htown Legend and 5 others like this.
  14. kdaltaccount

    kdaltaccount Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2021
    Messages:
    22
    Likes Received:
    24
    Would not mind honestly, three guard lineups with ball handling can be deadly
     
    pr0wler and groovemachine like this.
  15. Bobbythegreat

    Bobbythegreat Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jan 23, 2013
    Messages:
    56,845
    Likes Received:
    19,100
    Lol yeah, drafting Ivey at #3 would definitely be indicative of no brains.

    Not only would he not be BPA, but it would be picking a guy who would be absolutely buried in the depth chart for his entire rookie contract because we already have 2 better versions of him on the roster.
     
  16. cmoak1982

    cmoak1982 Member
    Supporting Member

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2012
    Messages:
    8,634
    Likes Received:
    9,975
    I would be pretty aggravated if we drafted him over the top 3 big guys
     
    fryjol7, Sonicbun8, Milos and 5 others like this.
  17. red5rocket

    red5rocket Member

    Joined:
    Jun 27, 2008
    Messages:
    5,371
    Likes Received:
    4,591
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Phillyrocket

    Phillyrocket Member

    Joined:
    Jun 12, 2002
    Messages:
    12,061
    Likes Received:
    7,249
    I’m sure they will work him out but I doubt they will consider him BPA.
     
    don grahamleone and coachbadlee like this.
  19. groovemachine

    groovemachine Member

    Joined:
    Jun 29, 2006
    Messages:
    1,915
    Likes Received:
    2,597
    You guarantee? :eek: You are putting your rep on the line and we are keeping receipts.
     
  20. ilovehtownbb

    ilovehtownbb Member

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2014
    Messages:
    5,389
    Likes Received:
    2,431
    Basketball god please give us Ivey.
     

Share This Page

  • About ClutchFans

    Since 1996, ClutchFans has been loud and proud covering the Houston Rockets, helping set an industry standard for team fan sites. The forums have been a home for Houston sports fans as well as basketball fanatics around the globe.

  • Support ClutchFans!

    If you find that ClutchFans is a valuable resource for you, please consider becoming a Supporting Member. Supporting Members can upload photos and attachments directly to their posts, customize their user title and more. Gold Supporters see zero ads!


    Upgrade Now