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Morey has outmaneuvered himself again

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by downbytheriver, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. Play07

    Play07 Member

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    This his lack of picking up backup bigs is an issue, how we suppose to go into playoffs with only 2 solid center ? Asik or Howard miss one game then you can count that as a L.
     
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    i think you literally do not understand the word literally..
     
  3. baller4life315

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    Stupid thread
     
  4. xtruroyaltyx

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    We traded away brooks for Hamilton.

    Fire Morey.
     
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    Brooks is the same player he was when he left here. An absolutely atrocious defender. And a streaky 3-point shooter. Basically same shooting percentages. Same offensive efficiency. Same leaky defense.
     
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    do you somehow think we're still in the summer of pre-harden?
     
  7. GoRox2013

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    This is where the debate goes left field. Morey can miss out on 20 key trades in the next 2 years, and you'll forever use that "Well he got us 2 allstars didn't he???" argument. In hindsight, it's great we have Harden and Howard. But do you actually think Morey's above any criticism now? You actually think his job is done now?
     
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    not only does he have gm skillz but he has ping pong skillz.

    do you want some ice cream,downbytheriver?
     
  9. GoRox2013

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    I thought you were describing Jeremy Lin:rolleyes:




    The thing about Brooks is he's proven he can hit big shots in the postseason. He's been there done that. Trading him leaves absolutely nothing at our backup PG position.
     
  10. DCkid

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    This was a bad trade. Sometimes you miss.

    Brooks is more reliable than Lin, and their was always a good chance Beverly or Lin would go down at some point.

    Canaan is not ready to contribute to a team looking to win some playoff series.
     
  11. gene18

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    You took the words out of my mouth. Give me objective data.
     
  12. Codman

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    Not to toot my own horn, but when I knew we were getting the shiny penny in JHam before it actually happened, I could see how it made sense. Our wings like Omri and Cisco weren't playing well. We needed another low-risk/high reward guy that could shoot off of penetration. JHam has been pretty good for that.

    Morey didn't make that trade with the assumption that Bev would go down.

    We are in a rough spot at the PG position, and that will be the glaring issue going forward.

    James is going to be handling the ball much more than he should have to, but that's a better option right now than allowing Jeremy and Canaan to run the offense. At least James can command a double team and distribute to the open man. Our PGs don't yet warrant any sort of double team.

    I always liked AB, and I thought he was a better fit on this team than other guys, but I can't honestly say that JHam was a bad acquisition.

    Hopefully Bev can come back at a decent 75%
     
  13. Blake

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    Yes, because we would have been just fine without Hamilton if Parsons goes down with an injury.

    Lin/Canaan > Casspi/No one
     
  14. Codman

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    The things you write are consistently hilarious. Where do you come up with this?

    Did you follow AB when he started for us? Remember that MIP award he got?

    It's cool to be biased, but don't try to flat out devalue a guy that you haven't focused on closely enough.

    Let me guess, Kyle Lowry is just a flash in the pan and is only doing well in Toronto because he gets more shots, right? :rolleyes:
     
  15. gene18

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    Exactly my feelings. How many teams missing 60% of their starters would be so close for so long against a team thats on a roll.
     
  16. jbasket

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    This. End thread.
     
  17. baller4life315

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    Hamilton is our emergency starter if CP25 has to sit out a game.

    And if you can recall: he was solid against Detroit about a month ago in that role.
     
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    We were missing 3 starters. Chill out. Brooks had nothing to do with this game. Tinkering this roster did not injure our players.
     
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    I only saw the second half, when Lin looked particularly bad. But his stats for the game overall were acceptable. Seems we lost because we were having trouble with shot creation and because our interior defense was majorly handicapped with Jones and Howard out. Brooks would have helped with shot creation, but not defense.

    Brooks is a nice scorer, but he is so easy to exploit defensively because he is small and not particularly strong. Brooks 1.0 did fine on the old Rockets because we had Artest and Battier to cover a lot of things up.
     
  20. Yung-T

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    Murray is so pathetic, can't even look into the future and see upcoming injuries. Fire Murraay.
     

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