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List everything wrong with every single Rockets player so far

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by TheRealist137, Nov 20, 2015.

  1. malakas

    malakas Member

    Nov 8, 2014
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    There are always strengths to the players even with their current perfomances but The wrongs:
    Harden : For the first 13 games worse defensive starter of any team except maybe for some dleague scrub from the 6ers. Doesn't give any effort, doesn't know what is transition defence, turns the ball over, doesn't try on rebounds , doesn't communicate on switches, leaves the pnr too early when with Howard, is in a shooting slump.
    Lawson : Bad at defence as always , lets his man consistently blow by him, has a high number of turnovers for him, looks lost, hesitates to shoot and when he does it's a brick.
    Ariza : Bad communication on defence missing some rotations, drop from last year. And that's about it for Ariza. His other flaws are the same as always.
    Dwight: Can't play b2b obviously so messes up with the team developing a consistent chemistry, as usual makes dumb fouls and pretty much the same flaws he always had. Shows effort.
    Jones : Made of glass and get freak injuries again this year, the game is too fast for him still and can't make fast decisions, lack of communication on team defence, manages to abuse weak competition but gives nothing when he's up against good frontcourt players. Doesnt help with rebounding.
    Brewer : Out of control, turnovers, thinks defence is gambling, can't finish on the fast break ,is completely horrible.
    Capella : still hasn't learned positional defence for a center. Expected at his developmental stage and his experience but there's that.
    Harrell : rookies shouldn't be judged.
    Thornton : very bad defender, incosistent , what he's always been. He's not more worse than usual for him but the same.
    Beverley: his usual flaws of no playmaking skill, no vision, no good shooting touch but now added a drop in defence. Gets injured too often as usual.
    Terry : OLD. What one would expect for him exactly. He's been performing well given his circumstances. Cant' ask for such an old perimeter player to be good in defence.
    Kj : the usual nothing seems to have changed yet. No handles, no high bball iq , turnovers, bad offence. Still in developmental stage and as one would expect for him.
  2. Asian Sensation

    Oct 29, 1999
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    The w**** team racka da disaprin... we need a da miracur.
  3. Dankstronaut

    Dankstronaut Way, way out here.
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    Oct 31, 2008
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    Dwight- shoots 80% free throws in practice
    James- is racist
    Ariza- uses cricket cell phones
    T Jones- is the real life human version of ole timey silent movies where no matter what happens the guy gets hurt at the end
    Brewer- never won a game of horse
    Beverley- doesn't tip
    Terry- likes em young
    Lawson- that recovering alcoholic smell that just doesn't wash off
    Capela- always has to sit up front and then his seat is all the way back and you can't sit behind him or your knees will get crushed ugh
    Dekkermo- white folks with bad backs club
    Harrell- spells his name weird
  4. CK Johnson

    CK Johnson Member

    Aug 27, 2013
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  5. CometsWin

    CometsWin Breaker Breaker One Nine

    May 15, 2000
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    Ladies and gentlemen, Tad Brown. Good to see ya, Tad. :grin:
  6. rocketsballin

    rocketsballin Member

    Nov 23, 2012
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    harden - best player in the whole wide world
    dwight - certified beast in the paint
    lawson - combo of lights out shooter and play making general
    ariza - lights out shooter
    jones - perfect bruiser-banger starting pf
    dmo - healthy as f***
    brewer - scoring spark off the bench
    beverley - healthy as f***
    terry - up and coming pg
    thornton - lights out shooter
    capella - acapela
    kj - excellent body control
    harrel - faried's long lost twin brother
    dekker - healthy as f***
  7. maw7079

    maw7079 Member

    Jul 24, 2002
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    This was great. Brought light to the situation
  8. LosPollosHermanos

    LosPollosHermanos Houston only fan
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    Aug 25, 2009
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    The reason only puppet coaches are welcome here....that stat is pure insanity. I don't actually blame the team though, thats literally all they know how to do. They are mentally disabled on running an offense at this point.
  9. Os Trigonum

    Os Trigonum Contributing Member
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    May 2, 2014
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  10. Koperboy

    Koperboy Member

    Mar 21, 2012
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    Ty Lawson on Rockets = Dragic on Miami. Just a bad fit.
  11. dmorey

    dmorey Member

    Jun 28, 2015
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    cuban was right all along
  12. anchel

    anchel Member

    Jan 7, 2010
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    I don't think it's the moment to judge players level, evidently pretty much everybody is sucking at this moment, but that's not their natural level. Terry sucked a lot yesterday, Thornton, Brewer, Jones, Harden, Lawson.... but should we trade them all?

    Team needs a change of habits, needs good practices, needs continuity at the rotations (Dwight in&out mode does not help), needs Pat and D-Mo to come back... eventually all could come together.

    Yesterday I liked the instant coach JB inmediately substituted Brewer -for McDaniels- after eating the umpteenth backdoor. Team needs more this kind of gestures from coaching. And this same exigency level at PRACTICES it's the most important thing.

    After today's game we have 3 days to practice before next game against Memphis. It's not time to blame everybody, let's try to keep tonight's game however (like we did against Portland) and then have some good practices.

    I think the team, specially at this moment, needs McDaniels defensive solidness ahead of Thornton irregular shooting or Brewer's goat game.
  13. SuperKev

    SuperKev Contributing Member

    Sep 26, 1999
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    That's false. Last year we looked into this assertion and found he actually plays better and shoots at a higher clip with more minutes. His issue is generally that he is simply not a good shooter especially from 3. His best year for the 3 he played over 35 minutes a game and shot it over 40%. That year wiz coaching did a good job putting ariza regularly in his highest percentage zones with open looks. This year he is getting less off those and often missing open looks so far.

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