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Old skool Rocket fans, what former rockets player was a treat to watch the most

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by mac_got_this, Feb 27, 2021.

  1. ApacheWarrior

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    Has anyone said D-Mo?

    Jeremy Lin?

    Just wondering, they were my favorites
     
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    Charles Barkley is not a bad person
     
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    The Legend
     
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    No one wore the tiny shorts like Allen Leavell.
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    I thought Calvin sporting them quite well
     
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    Mario Ellie
     
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    Not going to name the obvious people. Out of the not talked about players I would have to pick Carl Herrera. He had some smooth post moves. The energizer bunny was fun to watch too.
     
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    I'll go way back and name Rick Barry. Yes, he was well past his prime when he was here and he was kind of a jerk, but he was good for at least one great pass per game and he had the underhanded free throws. Even on the downside of his career, you had to watch because he might do something cool.
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    Oh, and add the other Rocket in that pic, Robert Reid.
     
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    Aaron Brooks in 2009
     
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    Franics & Mobley....They always showed up to big games. We might not pull them out but Mobley and Francis always gave Shaq and Kobe the business when they came to town. Always fun to watch! Watching Tmac for all his faults score 13 in 35 seconds live was amazing. Totally unexpected. That whole game was boring until the last minute. Literally.
     
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    Mobley and Cassell are my favorite rocket players that didn't win MVPs.
     
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    -Hakeem the Dream Olajuwon
    -Tracy McGrady
    -Yao Ming
    -Robert Horry
    -Clyde Drexler
    -Sam Cassell/Kenney Smith/ Mario Ellie
    -Skip to Lou; Rafer Alston
    -Louis Scola
    -Michael Beasley
    -Rod Strickland
     
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    -Hakeem the Dream Olajuwon
    -Tracy McGrady
    -Yao Ming
    -Robert Horry
    -Clyde Drexler
    -Sam Cassell/Kenney Smith/ Mario Ellie
    -Skip to Lou; Rafer Alston
    -Louis Scola
    -Michael Beasley
    -Rod Strickland
     
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    I am going with the NonDream player since that is the easy answer. Yao and Scola. Mr Mean, Chuck Hayes, Max. All a pleasure to watch. I am partial the the front line apparently.


    We only had 1 bobby sura season? HE was a pleasure. Memory fades i would have guessed 2. I remember using him on another team in Showtime NBA on NBC arcade ~2003ish at my work. He was awesome I dont even remember the team but he balled out.
     
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    Robert Horry.
     
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    Cuttino Mobley - southpaw with the smoothest game
     
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    There has been many great answers on this thread from several eras. But no one mentioned Rudy T. That man could play and coach.
     
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    Luis Scola. The guy got his shot off on anybody and was money from mid-range. Aaron Brooks and of course Chuck Wagon (the original Ben Simmons).

    Had Yao & Tmac stayed healthy we'd won a championship with that roster
     
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    I liked Otis Thorpe a lot and Sam Cassell very much, Mobley and Elie too. I wish Maxwell was a bit more consistent with his 3 point shooting, but I think it was harder for him since he took on the best perimeter player on defense.
     

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