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Our pick is protected in the top #4 this season

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by elvis, Jan 13, 2021.

  1. Rocket River

    Rocket River Member

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    We have about 62 more games left


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  2. Rudyc281

    Rudyc281 Member

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    Suggs anyone?
     
  3. dmoneybangbang

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    Wall isn't going anywhere unless we start attaching unprotected picks to him.....

    Tucker.... EGO.... we will see. Our two primary ball handers are coming off bad injuries that left them out.
     
  4. Newlin

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    It’s Caboloco time!
     
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  5. DrNuegebauer

    DrNuegebauer Member

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    Like who?

    EGo?
    It was a few years ago now that he was good...

    PJ?
    Washed.

    And those are the power forwards!
    Midget ball didn't work with a roster last year that was tailor made for it. It ain't gonna work with a rookie coach and 2 guards who can't really shoot (Wall/ Oladipo)
     
  6. apollo33

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    Can we just play better than the thunder and don't get swapped at all? You thought about tha
     
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    If the guys buy into a team-first, unselfish approach, hustle on D, and run like crazy, and Silas molds them into that, then...Like these guys:

    Starters are past and potential present/future All Stars:
    Wall
    Oladipo
    BMac
    Wood
    Cousins

    Bench has decent talent:
    Exum
    Gordon
    Tate
    Nwaba
    Caboclo

    Limited minutes from some guys keeping the bench warm for Gerald Green:
    Tucker
    House
    Brown
    Thomas
    Jones
    some Latvian dude

    I myself am eager to see these guys show us team ball >>> iso-ball. Go Rockets!
     
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  8. aelliott

    aelliott Contributing Member

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    Even if we swap picks, how much worse would it be? OKC is bad.
     
  9. Der Rabbi

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    Be very surprised to see a team desperate enough to take the Wall contract.
     
  10. xaos

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    Remind me what happens if we end up top 4? Does the pick roll over to next year? I'd rather have 2022 and 2023

    Edit: looking up the protections
     
  11. RasaqBoi

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    I thought this year wasn’t a swap. It’s like every other year?
     
  12. lakersuck2

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    Lol it's over bro. We don't have to delude ourselves into thinking these guys are good anymore. We're gonna suck and we're gonna like it.
     
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  13. Rockets4Life13

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    Top 4 in this draft means a really really really good prospect
     
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  14. dmoneybangbang

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    Hopefully as the primary ballhandler! How low can we go?
     
  15. Trader_Jorge

    Trader_Jorge King of the D&D, The Legend, #1 Ranking

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    Want a top 4 pick? Boogie Cousins. Point-forward.
     
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  16. T for 3

    T for 3 Not a true fan

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    I like this idea. Start him at the 1 and play him 35 min a game.
     
  17. durvasa

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    The probability of us being so bad as to get a top 4 pick is pretty low. Might as well fight like hell to make the playoffs and attract free agents to a good, solid team in the summer.
     
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  18. groovemachine

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    We’re not tanking if Wall and Oladipo are healthy
     
  19. NIKEstrad

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    Agreed. I also think the pick swap this year with the Nets is a bit of a hedge - there's a decent chance New Jersey has some growing pains (or just, Kyrie issues) that cause them to underperform in the regular season this year.

    If we do get pick swapped into the Heat's pick, we may at least recover some value by swapping it with New Jersey.
     
  20. jev5555

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    Cunningham .. bring on the tank memes
     

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