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Morey on Golden State: We feel like we have closed the gap

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by justtxyank, Jul 6, 2017.

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Have we closed the gap on Golden State?

Poll closed Jul 27, 2017.
  1. Yes, we are at least their equals!

    1.0%
  2. Yes, we can challenge them in a playoff series

    19.7%
  3. Yes, gap is smaller but we'll still get wrecked

    55.2%
  4. No, we aren't even close

    19.4%
  5. I abstain, courteously

    4.8%
  1. justtxyank

    justtxyank Contributing Member

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    It was a major gut punch
     
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  2. Pete the Cheat

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    I've gone back and forth on this myself. And if the only expense is Anderson, you have basically replaced a one dimensional PF with a player with elite offensive versatility. When Maori throws out terms like "increasing risk profile". I am thinking versatility is the X factor his algorithm
     
  3. p10maggs

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    Instead of losing by 20 in the WCF we will lose by 18. Gap has been closed.
     
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  4. dmoneybangbang

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    This.

    Morey is playing chess while a lot of the usual posters are having trouble coloring within the lines. Morey is doing the PR thing, while CP3 and Harden are working the back channels.

    Lastly, I think people are truly underestimating what 48 minutes of elite playmaking will do. Not to mention it should reduce the wear and tear on both Harden and CP3.
     
  5. Daddy Long Legs

    Daddy Long Legs H- Town Harden

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    oopz lol
     
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  6. mfastx

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    Talent wise, we've surpassed San Antonio. But still at least one top 15 level player from equaling Golden State lol.
     
  7. Daddy Long Legs

    Daddy Long Legs H- Town Harden

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    Bregman cmon. If that was correa... Lol

    Bregz will be a very good if not great player someday. Dude is still a deer in headlights sometimes though.

    Hes super young
     
  8. Daddy Long Legs

    Daddy Long Legs H- Town Harden

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    Woah! Im not in astros world. My bad. Im going to the other world right now
     
  9. juanm34

    juanm34 Member

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    Still got something up his sleeve....
    It's either melo or a cheeseburger..o_O
     
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  10. Tfor3

    Tfor3 Member

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    Basically

    Morey's plan is 2 stars and "role-player-them-to-death."

    A barn full of role players doesn't equal 3rd star.
     
  11. LosPollosHermanos

    LosPollosHermanos Pay tucker
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    Golden state didn't have "3 stars" before. They had steph/klay and Draymond who was emerging. The idea you can get 3 egos stick them in the room and boom!--is dumb. The rockets need role players.
     
  12. Tfor3

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    Until reality sets in during the playoffs.
     
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  13. BigMaloe

    BigMaloe Contributing Member

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    This board never ceases to amaze me at how many posters love to be upset at anything.

    Lol.... Bring me back to airplane tickets and Philippino Krillin
     
  14. BackdoorHarden

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    "We closed the gap" That's what she said!
     
  15. YOLO

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    what exactly is he supposed to say when the media specifically asks a question

    theres always this template on what to do regarding the media apparently. maybe he should just go the pop route as it seems.
     
  16. vcchlw

    vcchlw Contributing Member

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    Current roster = 1% chance we can beat GS in the playoffs
    Current roster + Melo - EG/Capela = 10% chance
     
  17. TheRealAllpro

    TheRealAllpro Morey only fan

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    • Cp3
    • Harden
    • Melo
    • Gordon
    • Capela
    That would close the gap
     
  18. Rokman

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    I literally LOL'd and made my 3 month old jump. Freaking funny!!
     
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  19. ryano2009

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    I seriously don't understand his obsession with the warriors, WE JUST LOST TO THE OLDEAT TEAM IN THE LEAGUE BY 35-40 ****ING POINTS AT OUR HC, stop talking about the warriors and talk how we can beat the spurs.
     
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  20. ryano2009

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    Hmmm...what happened to Ariza?!?!?
     

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