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Rockets reacquire Rockets legend Luxury Tax Savings for first round pick!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Carl Herrera, Feb 4, 2020.

  1. Carl Herrera

    Carl Herrera Contributing Member

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    Welcome back to Houston! Luxury Tax Savings has made his annual return to the Bayou City like a migratory bird!
     
  2. YallMean

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    Morey's scripted comments in tomorrow's conference " we tried to bring Love but it just wouldn't work. Instead, I believe this gives more flexibility this off season."
     
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    Cuban is a winner, Dallas is lucky to have him.

    Tilman is a loser, Houston really unfortunate he came into money when he did with a mediocre product covered in gloss like landrys
     
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    YEAh i am so sick right now
     
  5. TilmanFinancialWindfall

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    SHUT UP AND LISTEN!

    Morey has full access to Tilman's money!!!

    Luxury tax is not a concern.

    GO ROCKETS and LANDRY! Not Carl Landry, that is
     
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    My dog barks at cats. That's natural to him.Tilman is a Billionaire by saving money any way he can. In business that's good. As a Rockets owner, that's a bunch of sh#t.
     
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    Snap Judgement: Wolves, Hawks, Nuggets, Rockets swing four-team deal


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    By Zach Harper 15m ago



    Houston Rockets receive Robert Covington, Jordan Bell, second-round pick


    The Houston Rockets already took 3-point shooting to an extreme. I guess they’re going to take small ball to an extreme on top of it. It wasn’t long ago that Clint Capela was an integral part of this Rockets future. He was the rolling big man, who also protected the paint and owned the boards. After signing a five-year, $90 million contract in 2018, the Rockets started falling apart a bit. They went from contender to frustrated entity. They focused more on MVP awards for James Harden and playing hall monitor for the NBA’s officiating with league memos and audits. Tilman Fertitta buying the team has turned them into a cost-cutting venture, rather than a hungry contender looking to put themselves over the top.

    Daryl Morey is good at looking for advantages within the margins, and his margins have been shrunken by new ownership. The Rockets have looked surprisingly better and more of their own ideal self-portrait when playing a bunch of forwards instead of centers. So at least for the rest of the season, the Rockets shipping Capela to Atlanta and going super small with Robert Covington and PJ Tucker as their main big men will test just how brilliant their small ball lineups can be. Covington at least keeps the defensive identity of Capela in a much different way. Instead of protecting the paint and being a dominant rebounder, Covington is a good rebounder for his size and has some of the most active hands in the NBA.

    Covington allows the Rockets to stretch the floor at all times. He’s a streaky shooter from deep, but ultimately an above average one. And he can stop a lot of action from getting to the rim on defense with his great positioning and his deflections. I have no idea if the Rockets are better off for this deal. They save money short-term and long-term with this deal. They sink deeper into an extreme identity that might just be weird enough to catch some teams off-guard. But when they face the Los Angeles Lakers or the Denver Nuggets, I’m not sure how they get by with Jordan Bell and whatever Isaiah Hartenstein is. Personally, I wouldn’t expect either to play much.

    Either way, the Rockets are trying to be very different, and this time it means nobody over 6-foot-8 on the floor.

    Grade: B

    https://theathletic.com/1584739/202...wks-nuggets-and-rockets-swing-four-team-deal/
     
  8. Scola Scoops

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    Harden has a terrible history with Luxury Tax Savings - this is the second championship team he's had that's been blown up by Luxury Tax Savings
     
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  9. vick

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    Everyone knew that when it came time to pay tax, Tilman would take a step back, and lose another first round pick. So i went to his Golden Nugget casino last week, and lost 350 dollars. Oh well.
     
  10. jerryclark

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    I heard Savings has been developing a pretty good outside shot
     
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    @Clutch can we get this on the front page the rest of the week? perhaps we can all promote it to national media...
     
  13. jacoby

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    Your username is killing me lol
     
  14. Zboy

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    I want this guy to be my tax lawyer.
     
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    Can I have a "Dislike" button for posts like this?
     
  16. pippendagimp

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    hi mrs. tilman!
     
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    Morey has the ability to spend any amount he wants as long as it’s in the negative direction.
     
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    Destitute Dolan. Stop giving this clown money.
     
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    There better be more, otherwise I am sick to my stomach. Giving away a first to save $
     
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  20. vick

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    You better go to Walmart and get a case of Pepto Bismo.
     

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