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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by HROZ, Jul 29, 2021.

  1. HROZ

    HROZ Member

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    Starter. Rotation. Squad
    CE: Sengun Garuba
    PF: Wood. MartinJr
    SF: Tate. House
    SG: Green. Gordon. Thomas. Christopher
    PG: PorterJr. Wall. Bradley. Augustin

    Bradley is a team option.
    But we need more forwards.
    Hopefully we trade some G's not in our future for some spacing Fs especially.
     
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  2. fchowd0311

    fchowd0311 Contributing Member

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    Wall isn't coming off the bench. If he isn't starting he's not playing.

    Hopefully he accepts a buyout.
     
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  3. CarlosGM

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    Nwaba may stay
     
  4. ThatBoyNick

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    Obviously, decline Bradley

    Wall / KPJ / Augustin
    Green / Gordon / Christopher
    Martin / Thomas
    Tate / House / Garuba
    Wood / Sengun

    That's a 13 man roster guaranteed for next season as of right UNLESS Garuba stays in Spain for another year

    Trade House for cap space and a future 2nd

    Waive or buyout DJ Augustin

    Trade Gordon for a mediocre player on a smaller contract, preferably a big (Dwight Powell or Favors?)

    Christopher and Garuba(if he comes over) likely spend most of the year in G-League, maybe Sengun too, who knows.

    Pass on bringing Brooks, Wilson, Lamb, Exum back

    I'd take back any of Olynyk, Brown, or Nwaba at the right price but most likely all 3 are gone to contenders
     
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  5. Fulgore

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    I’d be shocked if Gordon is on this team. I think brooks might play that role this year with Green starting.
     
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    I certainly hope so.
     
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    Sengun/Guraba /Cam
    Woods/Martin
    Tate/House
    Green/ Eric/ Brooks/ Augustin
    Wall/Porter/Thomas
     
  8. cmoak1982

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    Have to get rid of Wall and Gordon
     
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    We do this every year... pencil in the rookies as starters. It rarely happens.

    Green is a 2pick - so good chance he starts sooner than later.
    Sengun will most likely be off the bench
    Garuba might not even come over
    Christopher may well be sent to the GLeague to develop

    I wouldn't be shocked to see us keep Olynyk.
    I would be shocked to see Wall playing - but then again, they might go with the vets thing and make the young guys all come off the bench. It has been done before.... especially if we can't find a value trade for Wall in the off-season

    Tate and Wood are the only 2 guys I think we can safely lock in as starters.
    Hopefully KPjr - depends on whether we manage to move Wall pre-season. If not, Wall and EGo starting and playing heavy minutes to increase their value and then move them along.

    I know it would be frustrating, but I would be very ok with

    Wall
    EGo
    Tate
    Wood
    Olynyk

    As the starting lineup. We're not winning more than we lose like that, and we can hand the backcourt over the KPjr/ Green a month or 2 into the season.
     
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  10. JW86

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    Fantasy rotation:

    KPJ / Augustin
    Green / Brooks
    Martin / House
    Tate / Garuba
    Wood / Sengun
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Wall's days are numbered.

    I am not okay with Ego though unless you still want for him to have fun.

    Teams know him so no need to parade him around.

    He is still a 16 ppg scorer but outdated/impeding the growth of other players.

    I would even go as far as giving Sengun the same amount of minutes as Wood because the goal is to pick higher and not make the 10th seed to be discarded early.
     
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    Why pass on Brooks? He’s young, this team needs a pure shooter and he showed real flashes toward the end of the season. KPJ and Green have potential but aren’t good shooters yet. Gordon will likely be traded. This team will be starved for 3pt shooting.
     
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    I’d definitely try to keep Olynyk, have AS come off the bench to start the season. Kelly will likely be a nice trade asset come the deadline for contenders, may be able to get a decent future pick out of him, so I’d hate to see him go for nothing.
     
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  14. HROZ

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    Is Thomas big enough to play SF?
    I can see him as a SG who gets a few minutes at SF but as a pure SF?

    If we can trade Gordon for a PF that would be ideal.
    Bradley if he can get any asset we pick him up otherwise decline.

    House being traded for another PF and an early 2nd. (Greg Brown) would be great.
     
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    Now that is a team that will get you another top 5 pick. With a few clutch rests for players and inevitable injuries you will have a super young team some nights to get good experience and losses. This team will be stacked in a few seasons. Then you can use the cap space gained from Wall leaving.
     
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    KPJ & Green should just come off the bench and let all the kids play together

    KPJ & Green should know Wall & Gordon are out the door the second we find a offer. There should be no feelings of disrespect. KPJ & Green should know it’s just business and the keys are theirs once they are traded
     
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    The organization needs to get on the same page as Wall.

    Both sides know this relationship has no future. But we need Wall to show that he can still be a good starting PG and not the chucking mess we saw after the first month last year. If he plays well for a few months we will likely be able to move him to a contender without having to waste any assets maybe even get something positive back.

    Gordon really needs to be moved however we can before the season, there's a logjam right now. House can GTFO for whatever.

    Bring Back Olynyk to see if he can pick up where he left off and we can turn him into an asset also. Augustine could provide some nice stability off the bench until we need his contract for a trade. Not a fan of just letting the kids run wild from the jump.
     
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  18. ilias

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    Trade Gordon and House. Re-sign Olynyk. Decline Bradley. Keep Augustin for leadership and the eventual Wall injury.

    PG: KPJ / Wall / Augustin
    SG: Green / Christopher / Brooks
    SF: Tate / Martin
    PF: Olynyk / Garuba
    C: Wood / Sengun

    I’d have Sengun in the bench unit to start with, his skills fit well with Garuba. He will need some time to adjust, could take over the starting role in year 2.
     
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    It makes me sad to not see Nwaba in any of these lineups, he was very solid when healthy. I really like our young team (although fine with seeing Wall, Gordon, and/or House gone).
     
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    PG KPJ - DJA - Thomas
    SG Green (2) - Brooks - Christopher (24)
    SF Winslow - Tate - Nwaba
    PF Wood - KMJ - DJW
    C Turner - Thompson - Alperen Sengun (16)
    2-way: ???? + ????

    Sign Justise Winslow (MEM) (BAE)
    Re-sign G Armoni Brooks (RFA)
    Re-sign D.J. Wilson (RFA - Bird)
    Re-sign G/F David Nwaba (early Bird)

    Wall traded to Chicago for G Ryan Arciadiacono waived / bought-out and 2022 CHI SRP + 2024 CHI SRP

    Garuba stays another year overseas while re-negotiating his buyout amount

    Three team trade: BOS - HOU - IND
    BOS: S&T Kelly Olynyk (HOU) + Danuel House (HOU)
    IND: Eric Gordon (HOU) + BOS 2022 FRP (lottery protected) + MIL 2023 FRP (top 10 protected) via HOU
    HOU: Myles Turner (HOU) + Tristan Thompson (BOS) + $20M or so TPE
     

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