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sbnation: Chris Paul trade value is sky high. How about Westbrook?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by BigBum, Sep 8, 2020.

  1. BigBum

    BigBum Member

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    ESPN Windhorst is talking about Chris Paul to 76ers deal
    Do you think OKC can get 3 future Firsts from 76ers?
    Paul for Horford, picks and salary release
    Speculation 5 teams are interested in ageless Chris Paul
    76ers
    Knicks
    Bucks
    Lakers
    Suns

    5 worst contracts in the nba are
    Wall 170 million contract
    Blake Griffin 171 million contract
    Al Horford 109 million
    Tobias Harris 180 million
    Westbrook

    Would you trade Westbrook for a bad contract and future picks?
     
  2. WestendMassive

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    Man that has turned around quick.

    Prior to the Russ trade, Chris Paul's perceived trade value was in the dirt because of his dodgy hamstrings, his age, and his 2018-9 season for the Rockets. As a result, Morey had to mortgage the future (under Tilman's orders) to swap Russ and Chris.

    This is why a lot of Rockets fans get upset about the popular narrative that the media pushes. It probably shouldn't influence NBA decision-makers, but it really does play a big role in how a player is perceived.
     
  3. elmotsang

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    Under MDA usage, he may easy to get hurt in playoff. How about if we get Beal from Washington?
     
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    This is like little schoolgirls not getting over that One Who Got Away.

    We have who we have... Can we save the Kleenex and break up playlists until after the post season?

    Pwetty pwetty pwease?
     
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  5. malakas

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    Sky high value when you trade him for one of the 5 worst contracts in the league?o_Oo_O

    This is your own words not mine.

    Post something that makes sense for once.
     
  6. thekad

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    We all knew Chris Paul was the superior player (and so did Morey).
     
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    Wait for healthy Westbrook for valuation.. Crhis was not healthy last year and everyone assumed he was ****. Now Westbrook is kinda same(but still better for me than last years Chris), once he gets his rhythm back to what it was prepandemic he is far from worst contract. Matter of fact he was playing at the top10 in the league level. These analysts can suck a dick Im rollin with Westy till the end
     
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    Far more skill than Russ. But you can say that about anyone compared to Chris. The question mark always was his physique whether he is too short for toughest level of playoff basketball, quick enough at this stage of his career or basically is he durable enough to be healthy through the whole playoffs
     
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    Westbrook hasn’t shot above 40% from the field in the playoffs since 2016 and is a bad defender. He’s an absolutely terrible playoff performer and doesn’t equate to Chris Paul at his worst let alone this year.
     
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    Westbrook is busy playing in the playoffs right now.
     
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  11. Newlin

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    I expect a Morey to make an offer. Players leave and then Morey usually wants them back.
     
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  12. MystikArkitect

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    Chris Paul value sky high because no one expected him to make the playoffs and he did.

    Ok.
     
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    We got fleeced on that trade
     
  14. homewight

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    FIFY
     
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    At the end of the day, the media and posters like the OP contribute to what statisticians call “noise.”

    They’re messages contain little signal, or value. Luckily, good GM’s take advantage of this. Unfortunately, Tilman is not a good GM.
     
  16. bmelo

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    Westbrook bad defender? Go watch last minute of g7 with OKC and tell me who was better defender, CP or Westbrook. When he choses to he is GREAT defender. He read their inbounds like yesterdays paper while CP just flopped on Harden. And he almost got a steal on CP on his last possession, he was bailed out by the teammate in the corner then
     
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    what? Why would the Sixers send 3 picks to add yet another terrible contract to their roster? That seems like insanity. Chris Paul was good this year, but how many more good years does he have? I mean it’s possible he could be another Stockton, and play until 40, but his injury history doesn’t make that seem likely.
     
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    Short sighted franchise made a short sighted move. Props to Tilman!
     
  19. macan

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    the ultimate "fuk you" Chris Paul move, would be if we trade for Blake Griffin this off season.
     
  20. DM'sVP

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    There is no way in Hell the rockets trade WB. The only way they trade him is if Harden tells them to and I don’t think that will happen.
     

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