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Kyrie Irving to HOU?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Rudy, Nov 17, 2020.

  1. Roxfan4lyfe

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    I would Kyrie is a selfish player look what he did in Boston
     
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    There was probably something going on behind the scenes but yeah he could be a little confrontational. I'm a little concerned about his injury history.
     
  3. mightybosstone

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    This. If you replace Harden with Kyrie, you've gotten significantly worse and gone from a fringe contender at best to a borderline playoff team. Even if you can somehow move Westbrook for cap space and find a way to turn Gordon, Tucker and picks into a legitimate No. 2, there's no way a team with Kyrie as its No. 1 will contend in the West.

    If Kyrie is part of the deal, it needs to be to move him to a third team to get picks and young guys. I have no desire to watch a perennial .500 Rockets team led by Kyrie the next few seasons.
     
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  4. Patience

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    Pass on Kyrie. If he’s the only star you’re getting in return, better to just rebuild. He’s a malcontent, and he doesn’t seem happy unless he is the focal point and the team is winning. And if Kyrie is the main focal point, the team won’t win much.
     
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  5. mightybosstone

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    In a heartbeat. It's not about who the better player is today. It's about building a team that can contend in the future. Kyrie is borderline top 15 guy at best right now. You can't build a contender around him as your top guy. But Simmons has room to grow. He's probably not going to be your top guy either, but he could be a cornerstone piece to a young up-and-coming team that contends in 3-4 years.
     
  6. kingkingston

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    I hate Kyrie, he is awful as the main man on the team. I'd rather a three way trade that brought us Beal back
     
  7. MykTek

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    why don't we put a jersey on Arian Foster and let him play.... prob will get more playing time on the court and not on the injury list :p
     
  8. jim1961

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    While there are a number of reasons, things are slow on all the Rockets trade fronts in part because other GM's are circling like vultures to see if they can fleece Houston's green GM. I expect things to drag for a bit longer. Not going to get other teams true intentions or best offers until those teams convince themselves Stone isn't stoned (willing to make a bad deal).
     
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    That's it, I'm pro-vaccine mandate in Texas now.

    Thanks, Ted Cruz.
     
  11. charlieaustin

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    Interesting..I wonder what they know. Unbelievable talent on the court. It's the rest that turns me off.
     
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    Rockets are starting to claw their way back into some relevance. Cool I guess they get the mention even though I want nothing to do with batshit crazy Kyrie.
     
  13. napalm06

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    Honestly I couldn't think of a stupider move for the team right now.
     
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    The question is just what is the right fit for a seminal talent and all world team killer. Kyrie plays better, and MORE OFTEN, than Mr Flat Earther.
     
  17. Aruba77

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    COVID isn’t going away. Who wants a guy who is so stubbornly sure in his ignorance that he’s willing to not play in half the games, essentially sabotaging his team. I might have to rethink my rockets fandom if we ended up with Kyrie. Cannot think of a worse idea than to go after Kyrie. I don’t think the Nets will extend him.
     
  18. theDude

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    They don’t know anything. We have easy salary matching capabilities is all.
     
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    And, we have their picks.
     
  20. photojoe

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    About the only thing dumber than this would be if a team traded picks and CP3 for Russell Westbrook
     

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