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Should we take a look at Ben Gordon?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by swyyyguy, Oct 14, 2015.

  1. Liberon

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    Scola was never a Spur.
     
  2. D-rock

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    They had his rights and gave him away for peanuts. The point is, the Spurs are NOT infallible.
     
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    Hard to say. He was on their roster for all of 2 preseason games. Even the Spurs can't get a true read on someone in that amount of time.

    Nothing's ever a guarantee, of course, he could be terrible. I'd still rather do that low risk - high reward experiment than low risk - low reward with Bobby Brown.
     
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  4. Liberon

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    As good as you may think Scola is. He's been mediocre his entire career.
     
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    And THATS why you're a rookie smh
     
  6. Liberon

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    Are you saying Scola was 'elite' once upon a time in the NBA? He's never been dude. He's a fan favorite for his gutsy hustle and scrap but that's it. Be honest for a moment here. I think Scola had so much heart in the 2009 PlayOffs but that's about it. He's a marginal to mediocre player at best and his stats indicate so as well.
     
  7. rockets018

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    Scola is far from mediocre. He made huge impacts on the court for a few years, and was a difference maker. Of course he's not elite but to say he's average is a stretch.
     
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    He was the leader and the best player during our 22 game winning streak. That has to count for something above mediocre.
     
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    he couldn't guard a ham sandwich, but his offense was fantastic.
     
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    Ham sandwiches are tough to guard on an NBA court though...
     
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    Boom.
     
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    Von Wafer.
     
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    I'll give you credit that his career averages are better than what I expected. Although I thought he tried his best to defend and was willing to sacrifice his body by taking charges. But right now he's a 3rd string player which is sad. I like Scola and could see him make the correct play in any situation unlike the debacle that was Dwight Howard and Terrence Jones during a fast break situation in 2015 elimination series.
     
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    Gordon career 40% 3pt-shooter and overall FG% not too bad. Did he have injury problems or something? I still remember his legendary performances with the Bulls against the big-3 Celtics in the playoffs.
     
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    Ayyy I was lit back then
     
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    All the Tracy fans will beg to differ with you on this. In their eyes the streak is the same as winning a playoff series.
     
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    I don't recall Luis Scola giving up on us. Ever.
     
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    If my team at one point had harden, durant and Westbrook and they traded one of them and the other one left to the Warriors I'd light my house on fire
     
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    What year is this?
     
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    Def didn't mean to put that here
     
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