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Random Houston Rocket Trade Ideas 2020-2021

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Tristan_fiore, Nov 3, 2020.

  1. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    Absolutely LOVE keeping flexibility to be able to NOT spend the money #Tilman won't allow.
     
  2. PersianRocket

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    Knicks In:
    Westbrook, Love
    Knicks Out:
    Randle, Payton, Frank, Dotson, #8

    Cavs In:
    Payton, Randle, Gordon
    Cavs Out:
    Love, Drummond (opt-in)

    Rockets in:
    Drummond, Frank, Dotson, #8
    Rockets out:
    Westbrook, Gordon

    rockets cut about 7m, get Drummond and 3 young players. Knicks get their star duo and still keep RJ and Robinson, Cavs get 3 good role players for essentially just Kevin Love.
     
  3. Tristan_fiore

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    Keep hearing rumors about a Russ and PG swap...not sure I would be willing to do this but:

    HOU: PG and Jamychal Green
    LAC: Russ
     
  4. D-rock

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    I LOVE the potential of this kid.

    He is like Capela as roll/lob threat but with the vision and handles of a guard.

    Very similar size as well - 6'10 with 7'4 wingspan.

    And still only 22.



    A 7'0 Bamba/6'10 Giles center combo for the Rockets would be beautiful.
     
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  5. D-rock

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    https://nba.nbcsports.com/2020/11/1...ell-westbrook-clippers-and-knicks-interested/

    These Westbrook trade rumors just will not go away.

    My 2 scenarios - 1)Trade Russ to Clips & 2) Trade Russ to Knicks.

    Trade Option #1
    LAC: Russ Westbrook, Danuel House
    PHI: Jrue Holiday, Paul George, Lou Williams
    NOP: Tobias Harris + 76ers FRP
    ORL: Kelly Oubre, Lou Williams, Josh Hart + Rockets FRP
    PHX: Markelle Fultz
    HOU: Ben Simmons, Jonathan Isaac, Matisse Thybulle, Mo Bamba

    Harden, Thybulle, RoCo, Simmons, Bamba, Isaac, EGo, PJ, Nwaba, BMac

    Trade Option#2
    NYK: Russ Westbrook, Danuel House
    BOS: Myles Turner, Jeremy Lamb
    IND: Gordon Hayward, Dennis Smith Jr., BMac
    ORL: Victor Oladipo, RJ Barrett, Robert Williams
    HOU: Aaron Gordon, Bobby Portis, Mo Bamba, Frank Ntilikina

    Harden, EGo, RoCo, AG, Portis, PJ, Ntilikina, Bamba, Nwaba
     
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  6. BMoney

    BMoney Contributing Member

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    All day. Every day.
     
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    Has there ever been a 6 team trade in NBA history?
     
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  9. saleem

    saleem Contributing Member

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    I like Giles a lot, but he has a history of knee injuries. I’m still somewhat keen on him, but I’m leaning towards Noel right now.
     
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  10. Corrosion

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    That changes a bunch of math .... ugh.
     
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    I can't tell if you've expertly returned a subtle bit of sarcasm my way or if you really believe this. Well played.
     
  12. ApacheWarrior

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    The center position has become a specialized position. Dictated by situational circumstances.

    Like in baseball pitching. Starters are asked to go 5 innings and then the team needs middle relief specialized
    in pitching the 6 th and 7th inning.....then a pitcher specialized in shutting down the 8th inning. Not your closer
    but almost as good. Then your closer comes in to pitch the 9th inning.

    Well in the NBA there are a few low post centers that a team worries about. I don’t understand the high demand
    for a full time big for a part time need? I googled top NBA centers and this is what I got:

    1) Jokic..............19.9 pts.....9.7 rebs
    2) Embiid...........23.0 pts....11.6 rebs
    3) KAT................26.5 pts.....10.8 rebs
    4) Gobert............15.1 pts.....13.5 rebs
    5) LMA................18.9 pts.....7.4 rebs
    6) Porzingis.........20.4 pts.....9.5 rebs
    7) Drummond......17.7 pts....15.2 rebs
    8) Myles Turner...12.1 pts......6.6 rebs
    9) Vucevic...........19.6 pts.....10.9 rebs
    10) S Adams......10.9 pts........9.3 rebs
    11) Marc Gasol....7.5 pts (19/20)......9.1 pts (18/19)...........15.7 pts (17/18)......a steady decline.
    12) Brook Lopez...12.0 pts.......4.6 rebs
    13) Capela.............No worries. Just lob dunks.
    14) Valaciunas.......14.9 pts.......11.3 rebs
    15) Ayton................18.2 pts.......11.5 rebs

    So on this list you worry about Jokic, Embiid, KAT, LMA, Drummond, Vucevic, Valaciunas, Ayton.

    8 players.....5 didn’t make the playoffs.....2 didn’t get out of the first round.......Jokic got to the WCF but Denver
    gave up more points to Lakers than the team with no center (Houston). 114 points per game to Rockets (111 pts).

    Nurkic/Whiteside/Collins gave up about 117 points per game to Lakers. Isn’t the idea that the big men stop the big men
    and limit the opposing team to fewer points? Not in the playoffs when a team can go smaller and run the big off the
    court. Or in the Lakers go with a unicorn named AD. A mismatch for every team.

    Draymond, Durant, Giannis, Harden are mismatches for every team. Dort did well one on one against Harden; but
    his help defense behind him helped slow down Harden. If Dort had no backup help defense, Harden would have figured
    it out and torched Dort for 40 per game or more. But Dort directed Harden one way or another to funnel Harden
    to the 2nd tier of defenders. Every good player requires a team effort to stop....or limit the damage. Both
    of small forwards can help corral AD/LeBron.....mix in a PF here and there.

    AD is the same. PF’s guard AD when he plays PF......when he moves to Center.....we move our PF to center..

    When Durant moves to center in the playoffs......we move our PF to center.

    When Giannis moves from PF to center.....we move our PF to center......help defense to surround him......them.

    Tucker is just a little small......an AD creates just enough space to get the ball above his shoulders and then has
    no fear of shooting over Tucker within 8 feet of the basket. It’s was our help defenders that were too small.
    6’3” Westbrook, 6’3” McLemore, 6’3” EGo, 6’3” Rivers.......that was no contest for AD and LeBron.

    A Christian Wood, Ibaka, Adebayo, Baynes, Siakim, Ben Simmons, Mitchell (Knicks), Portis, can be your full time
    center as long as they don’t get pushed too far under the rim. Meyers Leonard, Markieff, JaVale MeGee, Dwight Howard,
    Dwight Powell, WCS, Zubac,.........Myles Turner (still not sure?).

    Teams want that versatile player that can play and guard 3-4-5 position like a Swiss Army knife........because the kids coming out of High school college will and can very very soon.
     
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    Losing Morey still hurts but I will pray to the altar of Rafael Stone if we can somehow get Christian Wood.



    Is there any aaaany chance at all Detroit would be down for an SnT with Gordon so we can pay this guy. He'd be sooo perfect for this team.
     
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    1) PJ + Gordon + picks for Myles Turner + TJ
    2) Westbrook for Pat Bev + Marcus Morris + Jamychal Green (Green and Morris either need to opt-in or sign and trade)
    3) Re-sign Jeff Green with vet min or BAE
    4) Sign one of Dragic, Clarkson or Hood with tMLE

    Starters: Beverly, Harden, Covington, Morris, Turner
    Bench: TJ, Clarkson, McL, House, Green, Green
     
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    My perfect blowup scenario (works on trade machine and puts us $10 mil below tax apron)...

    Rockets get: Paul George, Patrick Beverley, Victor Oladipo, Myles Turner, Landry Shamet, Doug McDermott, Enes Kanter, (2) Celtics first round picks

    Celtics get: Harden

    Pacers get: Gordon Hayward, Eric Gordon, Celtics late 1st round pick

    Clippers get: Westbrook, Marcus Smart, PJ Tucker

    New Rockets with 3 point percentage
    Oladipo, Pat Bev (38%)
    Shamet (41%), BMac (40%)
    PG (41%), House (36%), Nwaba
    RoCo (35%), McDermott (43%)
    Turner (34%), Kanter
    Also, bring back Gerald Green (36%).

    That gives us 8 shooters (4 at 40%), plus a big that can shoot if needed. 5 really good defenders in Bev, PG, RoCo, Nwaba, and Turner. We get cap room and draft picks.
     
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    Some ideas --

    1) (prefer this one)
    Chicago in: Westbrook, House
    Rockets in: Wendell Carter Jr, Satoransky, Otto Porter

    Harden / Satoransky
    Porter Jr. / Gordon
    Covington
    Tucker
    Carter Jr.

    2)
    Charlotte in: Westbrook
    Rockets in: Rozier, Bridges, Biyombo, 3rd pick

    Rozier
    Harden
    Gordon / Bridges
    Covington
    Tucker / 3rd pick

    3)
    Orlando in: Westbrook
    Rockets in: A Gordon, Ross, Bamba, 15th pick, 45th pick

    Harden
    Gordon / Ross
    Covington / 15th pick
    Gordon
    Tucker / Bamba

    4)
    Clippers in: Westbrook
    Rockets in: Trez (re-sign??), Lou Will, Shamet, Pat Bev

    Harden / Lou Will
    Pat Bev / Shamet
    Gordon
    Covington
    Tucker / Trez
     
  19. saleem

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    You've surpassed yourself, mon ami.
     
  20. treyk3

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    JaeSean Tate scrimmaging with Bruno the GOAT, Christopher Clemons and IHart. I honestly want all four of these guys to be on the roster next year.


     
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