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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Jayzers_100, Jul 11, 2014.

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  1. Mr. Clutch

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    +1...
     
  2. Carl Herrera

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    IIRC, Smith did not play SF often in Detroit this season. He did so last season.
     
  3. Mr. Clutch

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    Didn't Drummond and Monroe start?
     
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    Josh Smith shot chart with the Pistons(left) and Rockets(right):

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>In his 46 games w/ HOU, Josh Smith is shooting a career high 35% from 3 on 3.3 attempts per game and a stout 40% from the corners.</p>&mdash; Craig Ackerman (@ca_rockets) <a href="https://twitter.com/ca_rockets/status/582583358351245312">March 30, 2015</a></blockquote>
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    It took me a second to understand what was going on. I'm used to seeing shot charts where RED is good and BLUE is bad. But yes, Smoove has been shooting much better as a Rocket. I think even game by game his shooting is improving. The mental aspect of the game is really big for him. I think him being comfortable here has helped him tremendously.
     
  7. Rocket River

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    SMITH! HIS EYES OPEN!!

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    Josh smith is staying a rocket. I'm not worried about he leaving at all.

    With that 26mil he got from Detroit I can see him taking a very small contract to what he could get so we can pay for a max player like Durant?

    I think he knows he can win rings with harden, and right now cares more about redeeming his name with rings over leaving for money
     
  9. Rocket River

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    or at least stay until the 2016 windfall

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  10. tmacfor35

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    Josh Smith does not play hard.

    hes a talented guy, but he is responsible for two awful turnovers and two wasted iso possessions a game.

    Terrence Jones needs to take all his minutes.

    This team needs to also attack the paint when they have a lead.
    Those long rebounds from three start fast breaks for the other team and evaporate our leads.
     
  11. J Sizzle

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    Horrible overreaction to a bad stretch of games.

    You take the good and the bad with Josh Smith, but overall he's been a great get for us.
     
  12. getbloodyred

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    I like Josh Smith, but I get the feeling that he's not putting his best effort forth. I appreciate everything he's done for the team, but with Jones and DMo, I just don't know if he's worth whatever money is necessary to retain him.
     
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    You have to take the good with the bad with Smith.

    He's a really good player, who's prone to bad games and stupid decisions. He's a terrible player to give big money to, but it makes him ideal as a possible difference maker of the bench.
     
  14. NBAandNFLFan

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    he doesnt get back on d
     
  15. tmacfor35

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    horrible overreaction?

    appropriate you mean?

    he plays wreckless and doesnt take care of the ball. Its been happening since day 1!
     
  16. J Sizzle

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    Of course he's been reckless since Day 1. He also has had a turnover problem since Day 1.

    He also has played mostly awesome defense, been one of our more effective playmakers, and shot a perfectly respectable percentage from 3 from Day 1 as well.

    As I said...you take the good and the bad.
     
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    yeah i think he will come around and get his focus right...

    he's been slipping, but he's contributed big time this year.
     
  18. tmacfor35

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    I just feel that having Jones on the floor will lead to more efficient possesions, less turnovers and better team ball movement.
     
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    I just feel like having more guys play leads to more depth, fresher players, and less foul trouble.
     
  20. DaDakota

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    Exactly some people are trying too hard.

    Smith has been great in Houston though, I thought he might gum up the chemistry, and was happily wrong.

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