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Never pick a big to be your franchise player

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ashleyem, Jun 22, 2021.

  1. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan

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    Nah you said they are closer to guards than bigs which is blatantly the opposite of reality. Lebron and KD post double digit rebs all the time they like bigs with shooting cuz thats what they literally are.

    Mobley is not comparable to any of the 3 but neither is Green so that point is irrelevant to begin with.

    Green is an instant impact player he is very athletic, an Anthony Edwards clone. He is a great pick but Evan Mobley is the better prospect its really as simple as that.
     
  2. MorningZippo

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    Your commentary is always similar in quality, regardless of if you've actually seen the player in games, so I wouldn't worry too much
     
  3. Reeko

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    I hope the pick is Jalen Green

    it’s a perimeter player’s league

    unless Mobley is about to be a big that’s Embiid or Jokic caliber, I’m good
     
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    I never said power forward I said BIGs meaning Centers like Evan Mobley.

    Enjoy your night
     
  5. JayGoogle

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    I think people are too focused too on drafting 'the man'.

    Like Ayton's a good player, yeah Booker is the best player on that team but they also don't get as far as they do without Ayton. I don't have no issue drafting the 'sidekick' or Robin first.

    Yeah Jokic needed Murray...but Murray needs Jokic too.

    Yeah AD won with Lebron but what did Lebron do without AD? Go out in the first round?

    I think you still need an all-star big to win. People make a lot of the Warriors winning but Green was/is a big, they play him as a big, he considers himself a big...so yeah...I think you still need good bigs to win and go deep in the playoffs.
     
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    This is what happens when a big is selected at #2x
     
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    are the laker in the finals now they are at home
     
  8. Verbal Christ

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    If you are going to take a big at the top of the next two drafts I’d say both Chet and Banchero are better prospects than Mobley.
     
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    I would take embid. Shaq, hakeem etc level dominance is my only caveat to this rule....#teamgreen
     
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    Lol Autonation just won the game. Incredible pass from crowder. Dantoni didn’t use him.
     
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  12. Reeko

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    Ayton is the Suns 3rd best or 3rd most important player at best behind CP3 and Booker

    Lebron is in his mid-30’s…AD has pretty much done nothing his entire career aside from the time he’s been with Bron

    GS had Steph, Klay, and later KD

    with a #2 pick, u want somebody that can be the guy, and these days, that is not a big unless they’re in the Embiid/Jokic tier
     
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    Jokic is like 1000x better than Murray.
     
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    Olynyk will probably be long gone by the time this roster is set. I hate to dash some of y’all’s dreams, but this is probably a 3-4 yr rebuild at minimum.
     
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    You dont pass on Thon Maker if you have an opportunity to lock him up.
     
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    This is an odd post in the ROCKETS forum.

    1. Ralph
    2. Hakeem
    3. Yao

    I mean - we have a history of great bigs.

    DD
     
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    Or Thon Maker or Mo bomba
     
  18. roslolian

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    Bigs mean both C and PF thats common sense. If people just mean centers they would say....centers. mobley isnt limited to bei0ng s center in fact his slight frame and quickness suggest he is better as a PF than a C.

    Yeah and you enjoy your night too its def a great ptoblem to have.
     
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    This is literally the dumbest post
    It's like a sarcasm post disguised as a non-sarcasm post
     
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    You forgot to mention...talent wise Mobley is nowhere near Davis, Zion, Jokic, Embiid.
     

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