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Official Ty Lawson Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Snow Villiers, Mar 1, 2016.

  1. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    He didn't lead DEN into the playoffs. DEN got a lot in return from trading Melo. At their peak, post Melo three years ago, Iguodala and Gallinari were main features of that team, as well as Lawson/Faried. And Karl knew how to get them to run. It all started going South when Gallinari got hurt before the playoffs, and #6 GSW upset them, winning games 2, 3, 4 and finishing in 6. That wasn't a good GSW team.

    And when Iggy fled and Gallinari missed the whole next year, it revealed Lawson was not really a leader of that team.
     
  2. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    He has the look of a player that totally lost the desire and competitive fire. Rockets claim it is a confidence thing...but I am not so sure it comes back.

    He probably will sign a dirt cheap contract with some team next season, but I don't see him lasting if that is the effort he is putting out. Too many other young/hungry guys that will fight for roster spots.
     
  3. T_Man

    T_Man Contributing Member

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    Best of luck....

    T_Man
     
  4. malakas

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    And Karl had publicly said in interviews that he had to call Lawson before every game to motivate him because otherwise he didn't give enough effort.
    He was never a leader. But it seems his addiction now has made his motivational issues even worse.
     
  5. J Sizzle

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    I appreciate the 7 wins and 0 losses we've experienced with Lawson not in the lineup. Thanks for leaving!
     
  6. roswell raygun

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    So long, Ty. I really enjoyed having you on the Rockets. Until the season started.
     
  7. YOLO

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    interesting take. thanks
     
  8. Karolik

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    Worse than Jerry lin
     
  9. yuko_dude

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    In last three games, Lawson has played a total of 17 Minutes ( 6 in Mil, 5 vs. San, 6 in Port ). I mean, sure, he didn't played well the entire season, but c'mon a total of 17 Minutes in three Games? Brewer get even more Minutes. It's not just Ty's fault, the whole team and the coaching staff didn't do a great job of integrating him into this system or adjusting the system for him. In the games in which he played >10 minutes, i can't remember him getting more than 4 or 5 touches in the offense. Defensively he wasn't great, but from what i saw, he was definitely as good as the others :D What I want to say, don't just blame Ty for this entire f*** s**t and disapointing season. I couldn't see how the coaching staff or teammates or himself trying to be better and be more aggressive. Honestly, how can a guy be efficient and contribute to the team when he gets like 4-5 touches in the offense and doesn't play a single minute in the second half? Sure, he could be more aggressive himself and command the ball more and take the action, but then we would have called him Thornton 2.0 haha
     
  10. dchoye

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    Reads more like a depreciation thread.

    Good Luck Ty.
    Wherever you end up please don't play well against us.
     
  11. bonifacendong

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    Good Luck to TY. Good luck to all the future PGs who will not have ball in their hands.
     
  12. LabMouse

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    He is not going to play well against us, I am almost sure for that. At this point, I do not know if any NBA team is interested in him. He should go to China.

     
  13. Easy

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    I think most people did not expect him to be able to lead a team to the playoffs by himself.

    I didn't watch Denver a lot in the past two years so I really don't know the structure of their game. From the limited times I did, Lawson did not seem to be a bad player playing losing ball. I'd thought that he was a good PG that would be a good piece on a talented team.
     
  14. rocketsballin

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    nothing to appreciate but since rockets aren't a main free agent destination i'd rather hold onto him till next midseason then by him out if he cant be traded or still sucks.

    too much talent to give up on with an incompetent coaching staff
     
  15. Haymitch

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    At least you weren't a douche like Royce White. So thanks for that.
     
  16. PeterKingX

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    Thank you for giving pipe dream to Rockets fans in summer.
     
  17. Rox11

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    Lol who actually saw this happening? We have too many smartasses here. If we had a better coach he would of had better luck
     
  18. DreamShook

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    Ty Lawson was concentrated garbage, but it never seemed like the Rockets tried to make him comfortable in the offense. It's like no one looked at tape in his Denver days to see what made him successful.

    It seemed Rockets just threw him out there and expected him to be the same player. I would have liked to see them at least run a play for him. Something!

    ah well.. season almost over...
     
  19. verysimplejason

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    I wonder if he "gets" it again with another team...
     
  20. conquistador#11

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    your stay felt like the film, leaving las vegas. depressing.
    may you fill your life with happiness so that you can express it on the court.
     

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