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Rockets still a fairly young team

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ILoveTheRockets, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. RedRedemption

    RedRedemption Contributing Member

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    We are not going to win a title anytime soon.
     
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    as others have stated, the label "young team" is pretty meaningless and fairly disingenuous in our case because we don't have anyone with any potential for significant growth. that phrase usually implies that substantial improvement can come from within which really isn't the case for this lineup.

    our youth is analogous to that of the jazz 90's teams (in eisley, russell, shandon anderson) that energized the vets and helped wear their opponents down with their hustle over the course of the season and playoffs. that's nice, but pretty meaningless without star players.
     
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    Looks like it but what I am pointing is that to win a title a team must have enough veterans to help stabilize the team.
     
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    Landry.
    Brooks.
    Lowry (maybe).

    I could see Brooks becoming a perennial star in this league.
     
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    He would be a good player but I doubt He would be a star in the mold of Chris Paul and Deron.
     
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    Well, if I remember correctly he kept Chris Paul at bay last time they matched up. I could see him becoming a Jameer Nelson calibur player. Not a superstar, but close enough to it.
     
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    Will see. I hope your description of him becomes a reality.
     
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    Brooks is really the only guy with any type of upside and it's debatable how much he has.
     
  9. TheGreat

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    Most of our young players don't really have too much potential.

    They all can be very GOOD role players though.
     
  10. GotGame15

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    :confused: What? where?
     
  11. RocketRaccoon

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    Jane, er, Dei, you ignorant slut
     
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    we won 22 straight almost entirely without yYao and we pushed the lakers (NBA CHAMPS) to game 7 without Yao or TMac...and still no belief. its Landry and Brooks time for breakout seasons. hopefully Ariza will step up too. i think we're gonna be fine. and if we do play well without Yao and/or TMac, then we can draw some major free agents
     
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    dorsey is surprisingly old.
     

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