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Rockets vs Lakers 1999 Playoffs Game 1

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Le$$, May 24, 2020.

  1. Le$$

    Le$$ Member

    May 28, 2016
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    Watching this again where Pippen looked like he just didn't know what to do with the ball trying to play hero ball, and bobbles the ball in final seconds, why didn't they give the ball down low to the Dream?. Everyone just stood there including Dream, but looked like Barkley wanted to post up but didn't on Horry. Still is very puzzling.

    Rockets were up with 8 seconds to go when this happen, and of course Kobe gets those free throws to win it 101-100, and mobley just runs around with the ball in last few seconds lol, what a stupid ending.
    #1 Le$$, May 24, 2020
    Last edited: May 24, 2020
  2. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    May 9, 1999
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    Max salary Pippen proving people right that he wasn’t a franchise player
  3. xiki

    xiki Contributing Member

    Jun 18, 2002
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    He was the quintessential Robin; he thought he was Batman but he was mismatched.

    In some ways his hiding behind MJ is mindful of how IT would start something then hide behind Mahon and Laimbeer. Ugly looks and part of my disdain for both. Of course Scottie did wondrous things to increase my utter disdain of the POS. Just sayin’...
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  4. smoothie_king

    smoothie_king Member

    Oct 11, 2007
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    Everyone knew that nba was going on strike in 1998. If you watched ESPN in 1998 after bulls 3 peat,the biggest story was nba lockout, and the owners banned every nba player from nba facilities essentially "locking the players out" which is the opposite of a strike.

    Pippen saw the situation and signed with Houston before the 98 lockout essentially sealing his value before team owners essentially strong armed nba players into new contract policies.

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