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Should Rockets Fear Thunder?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by celebrevida, Dec 13, 2017.

  1. rockbox

    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    If they are still the 8th seed coming playoffs, that means they still haven't figured it out.
     
  2. topfive

    topfive CF OG

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    Thunder suck and will continue to suck. All that sucking is going to get them bounced in the first round, hopefully by us. Then Paul George becomes a Laker and next year, they'll suck even worse.

    It's a stolen franchise with a curse on it, and they'll never do anything until the NBA makes peace with Chief Seattle by giving him a team again.
     
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  3. Lurch

    Lurch Live Wilder.

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    They have no offense, can’t play defense, and are lead by two overrated stars and a chucker who goes cold in the 4th. I’d be fine with playing them.
     
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    Fyreball Contributing Member

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    The Thunder can absolutely play defense. In fact, that's the only thing they do well, and the main reason they're even in the 8th seed right now. They've got the 2nd best Drtg in the league.
     
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    I would prefer the Rockets not to face them in the first round but honestly believe the Rockets would crush them.

    I prefer the Warriors face the Thunder and the Spurs to weaken them a bit.
     
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    I don't fear them because we will crush them either way, I fear them because of their style of play is hard on our players especially in the first round. We need to avoid injuries
     
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    At this point I wouldn't care if they had figured things out with the 8th seed.The Rockets will steamroll them!
     
  8. FANfrom86toNow

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    #StupidThreadIsAsStupidThreadDoes
     
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    seeingredtx Enlightened

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    The only team the Rockets should fear is themselves.....I think we can play with the Warriors.

    Just need to remain healthy....
     
  10. napalm06

    napalm06 Huge Flopping Fan

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    If the Rockets end first and the Thunder end 8th, I will eat a basketball.
     
  11. elmotsangtt

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    If we have enough rotation, it is ok
     
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    I'd say i fear them more than any other team that will eventually end up in the same spot.
     
  13. TheBrownDude

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    Off topic but, What would the standings have to look like so that the warriors have to play the thunder round 1 and the spurs round 2?
     
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    Spurs 3 seed and Warriors 2 seed. Thunder 7th seed
     
  15. crossover

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    I fear threads like these
     
  16. Shaq2Yao

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    Perfect seeding! Let Thunder and Spurs soften up the Warriors first before Rockets take them down!
     
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  17. shakes05

    shakes05 Rookie

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    Yes, we should be scared of the Thunder! They haven't learned to play with each other yet, basketball don't really get serious until March...we wouldn't see them in the 1st round, they'll jump up to 5 or 6 in the West...the Nuggets and T-Wolves (Thibodeaux plays his players way too many minutes) will fall down the standings
     
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    Agreed. Beat GSW w/ defense too.

    Still got a while to go before we see all the teams' potential, but that win for OKC proved their defense is legit.
     
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    i'm worried about roberson and paul george guarding harden for an entire 7 game series but if the games are close in the 4th i'd take CP3's decision making over Westbrook's.
     
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    Paul George and Roberson might be the 2 best Harden defenders in the league.

    I don't fear them but they are not the best matchup for us.
     

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