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Move Green to PG

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Francis3422, Nov 12, 2022.

  1. Asian Sensation

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    Green doesn’t have the handles or ball security for all that (not saying KPJ does either).
     
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    Green has definitely shown advances in handles game by game. Did you wat h tonight's game. His turnovers we're from trying to thread passes, not getting stripped. Dude made multiple advanced dribble moves and had the ball on a string in multiple possessions. It was to the point where the opposing announcers who don't follow the Rockets believed Green's handles were "elite". They literally said that. He either fooled them or he's progressed tremendously. Probably a combination of both because there were multiple half court possessions tonight where the dude was doing advanced dribble moves in the heart of the mid range area.
     
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    Why do folks even respond to these knee-jerk repetitive threads like I just did. Lol .. But you are 100% correct OP except Jalen Green being point.. That'd be even worse..
     
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    I don't think it would. He's definitely showing progress on his handle. That was the main thing holding him back but you definitely see improvement to the point where Pelican team announcers who don't follow the Rockets thought Green's balling handling is a strength of his.

    He really impressed with his handle tonight. At 20 the sky is the limit for him.
     
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    Yeah but initiating offense is very cerebral.. Getting others involved probably isn't his strong suit.. Sure he has the ability but I would guess it's mostly reactionary. Now if you're saying just setting the guys up to run a play , I'm with that..But he'd have to push it quickly so he can get to his spots ..
     
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    This
     
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    Well he sure did fool the Pels announcers. Literally multiple times they praised Green's handles
     
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  8. Asian Sensation

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    I did not watch the game tonight. It’s going to take more than 1 game to convince me though. His 2.6 assist to 2.5 to ratio makes me sure of that.
     
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    What's Sengun's?

    They're both 20 dude. Use the eye test once in a while. ESPECIALLY for young players. Young future star guards hardly have good advanced metrics.

    Try to find highlights that include his plays where he gets his free throw attempts. You see him breaking down the defense with his handles and they seem like they are more on a string than before.
     
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  10. Salvy

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    Green also has the nicer nail polish and hair....
     
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  11. Francis3422

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    I'm just saying there would be more benefit to the team in them swapping ysage and roles. At least for time being. KPJ is too sloppy and gets no separation from his man.
     
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    No, Green isn't a PG as well. Is it so difficult to trade for a decent PG? If so, why not give TyTy a chance?
     
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    I genuinely don't know why you bother arguing with people who don't watch the games. If the only thing they know about the team is the stat-sheet and they're following the results not the games, they don't really have much of a valid opinion anyway.
     
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    This is incredibly shortsighted. You actually dont have to be a point guard to pass the ball and Jalen Green can do a much better job than KPJ in the interim while improving his playmaking. Theres a difference between cant and has not yet.
     
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    People are really morons in this thread. Yea KPJ may not be the answer long term but it's not because KPJ not being a "pure" point guard. Look at how many teams in this league actually have one right now. It's just that his scoring efficiency isnt good enough, which if that's the case its best to move on. I think he actually has shown tremendous improvement this year. Its still fine for me to give him time.

    As to the other bozos crying about a true point guard, it shows how little you actually know about today's game.
     
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    lol, did a double take when I saw who you were responding to.

    that said, plenty of people who actually watch the games have stupid opinions.

    That's just an observation. Not a criticism. :cool:
     
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    In all honesty, I don't have a clue who either person is I'm not a long term member and not insanely active like some people. Just seems stupid to even debate with people who aren't even watching the game, that's not a stupid opinion, it's a completely irrelevant one because they haven't watched anything and formed their opinion without even seeing the team play. I'd rather argue with stupid opinions from people who watched the games (so you can actually have a discussion - without watching what's there to discuss? Stat sheets are irrelevant to a discussion on how the team plays if you don't actually know how the team plays because you don't watch them play) than have discussions with people who know next to nothing about how the team actually looks on the court.
     
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  19. Os Trigonum

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    no, I get it--for the most part I agree with what you're saying. I just thought it was funny that the one guy on the entire board you could have responded to with your otherwise sensible statement ("I genuinely don't know why you bother arguing with people who don't watch the games") is the poster most likely on this entire board to argue simply for the sake of arguing.

    anyway. I still think there are lots of dumb takes here, even from folks who watch a LOT of basketball. Use the search function sometime and do a search, say, for a guy named @DaDakota . . . that should provide you with plenty of entertainment. :D
     
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    I think KPJ does. I think his issue is consistency. He looks good one game, the next game not so much.

    Consistency comes with experience
     

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