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Roy Hibbert's statement about the Houston Rockets (UPDATE: Rockets deny this)

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by TheGreat, Feb 9, 2012.

  1. TheGreat

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    UPDATE: 8:33pm
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Hibbert, "I think back 2 my draft year, Houston said if they drafted me they would send me 2 D League for a year or 2. That was motivation."</p>&mdash; Mike Wells (@MikeWellsNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/MikeWellsNBA/status/167766607010078720" data-datetime="2012-02-10T00:27:30+00:00">February 10, 2012</a></blockquote>
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  2. jayhow92

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    Time for everyone to start taking shots at Houston now. :mad:
     
  3. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    :grin::cool::grin:
    that's golden
     
  4. stylus8088

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    Houston did him a favor ;)
     
  5. JayGoogle

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    I'm sure we were not joking either.

    That way we can build his confidence and work on his game against scrubs instead of actual NBA players.
     
  6. tehG l i d e

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    He should probably be an All Star reserve out East. He's been their best player.
     
  7. J.R.

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    ^^He is.
     
  8. durvasa

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    That's back when we had Yao and Mutombo, right?
     
  9. Yung-T

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    Wow, you don't say that ish to a draftee. Terrible. I begin to doubt parts of our management.
     
  10. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Mr. Hibbert.... you are playing well but you are nowhere close to domination
    STFU
     
  11. RudyTBag

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    I wish he was on the Rockets... :(
     
  12. TEXNIFICENT

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    WOW! JUST WOW.......a year or 2?

    DAMN.
     
  13. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    No.... this is just a crap time for us fans... good for them

    In a Shaq, Ewing, Olajuwon, Robinson, Duncan, Garnett, Yao ERA no way this guy sees the ray of light
     
  14. Spooner

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    What, you wanted him to play in front of Yao or Dikembe? We were contenders in 08.
     
  15. Plowman

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    double post
     
    #15 Plowman, Feb 9, 2012
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  16. jopatmc

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    Not me. I wished we had Chuck Hayes, a dleague graduate, back on our team to punk him everytime we play them.
     
  17. RV6

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    If Houston drafted him, he would have fallen almost 10 more spots, isn't that motivation enough?

    I don't remember them trying to trade up that high...

    And we had deke and yao then, and Hibbert isn't a PF/C combo, so where did he expect to play?
     
  18. dharocks

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    He probably should have spent his first year in the D-League.
     
  19. Plowman

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    We liked Roy enough to stash him,as Yao was here....an heir apparent. What's wrong with that?

    I loved Hibbert coming out and think he would have been much better under our tutelage.
     
  20. rawool

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    Hey Hibbert. You're welcome.
     

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