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Nick Johnson Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by htownfan_9210, Jul 19, 2015.

  1. htownfan_9210

    htownfan_9210 Member

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    I'm really going to miss putting in Johnson to help put the balls in the hole :(
     
  2. ChankMcStank

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    I like that Johnson went hard to the hole repeatedly. I heard, he does it so much, he'll throw up. I also heard he knows how to work the ball in a way that pleasures McHale greatly. His reach-around grab move he does to steal the ball always catches his man off-guard.

    Maybe we should erect Johnson a statue in his honor or maybe we can do something smaller since Johnson really isn't that big. Can someone make T-Shirts that say "I love Johnson" on them?
     
  3. AFS

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    Best moment as a Rocket:

    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/xRRCC1vyNqU" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
     
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    shastarocket Contributing Member

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    He posted this two hours before the announcement. I hope he evacuated to Katy safely

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Runnin thru da H wit my woe <a href="https://twitter.com/CapelaClint">@capelaclint</a> <a href="https://t.co/nrzOvMRMju">https://t.co/nrzOvMRMju</a></p>&mdash; Nick Johnson (@iRocket3) <a href="https://twitter.com/iRocket3/status/622900339906342912">July 19, 2015</a></blockquote>
    <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
     
  5. linvetb6

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    talented young man. good luck. im sure hell turn out a great player.
     
  6. da_juice

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    Johnson might turn out to be a decent rotation player, but probably nothing more than that. He always seemed a little lost out there, but that might have been from being in the D-League for so long. For his sake, hopefully he can at least last in the league a few years.
     
  7. BossHogg713

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    Lol best comment on there

    "Damn H loves ya but I gotta unfollow you now homie. Stay up and dont get caught slipping with them Denver snow bunnies"
     
  8. zeeshan2

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    Will be always remembered for his dunks in summer league especially his first one
     
  9. Rockets025

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    Dear nick,

    I never appreciated you and I'm glad your ass got bounced to Denver
     
  10. saleem

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    I liked his defense and his game winner against the Wolves. Good luck in Denver.
     
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    He favorited one of my replies to him last summer. And for that, I thank him.
     
  12. sugrlndkid

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    Wishing him the best...Johnson is a nice kid...and a winner

    He may actually have a chance to shine with Mudiay
     
  13. rocketsballin

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    thx for the hilarious name
     
  14. frontline94

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    capela looks bigger
     
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    Nick J is a Chelsea fan?

    Now I'm glad he's gone.. :grin:

    #LFC baby!
     
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    For me, Johnshon's biggest contribution to the team was staying in the D-league and helping Capela develop his game. That's not a knock on Johnson by any means.

    Actually, I thought pretty highly of Johnson, and within a few seasons, he could develop into a heady, tough floor general for some team's bench unit. I think the Rockets thought so too, but naturally getting someone of Lawson's caliber took precedence.
     
  17. Dei

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    I really liked the kid. Great attitude but it was obvious he needed minutes to improve which just weren't available here.
     
  18. J Sizzle

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    I'm glad he'll have an opportunity to get some minutes in Denver, I'd imagine. Hope he does well.
     
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    I like how people take our undersized guys.
     
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    Great guy, great athlete, hard worker....will do well in this league b/c of his work ethic. Wish Nick all the best in life and in his NBA career.
     

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