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[Sports Illustrated] Rockets suddenly in prime playoff position

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Rockets25, Mar 2, 2011.

  1. Rockets25

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    http://nba-point-forward.si.com/2011/03/02/rockets-suddenly-in-prime-playoff-position/

     
  2. rodmanhust

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    7th or 8th seed probably.
    lose in 6 or 7 games most likely.
     
  3. HoustonRockets

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    highly optimistic.
     
  4. Prince

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    Unless Thaabet becomes useful this year there's no point to be in the playoffs.
     
  5. RealRocFan47

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    Thank you thank you! Finally ssome recognition. This was a great article! Let's go Houston
     
  6. Nero

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    I think the tune on Lowry is going to change pretty quick. He is winning his PG matchups now, and if he keeps that up, this 'below average' talk will stop in a hurry.
     
  7. DCHAMP

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    that is wron he said no more games against the heat but actually we do in miami on the 27th of this month :grin:
     
  8. baller4life315

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    Optimism, eh?

    Didn't know such a thing was allowed in these parts.
     
  9. RealRocFan47

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    There is a point. The point is we are a playoff team and can only get better. The top teams continue to get better. It would be foolish to think we can go from the bottom to the top in this era on the NBA. There is just too many talented teams. The best option is to continue to grow off of success. Making the playoffs would be a success!
     
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    "despite starting an average (and, if we’re being honest, probably below average) point guard in Kyle Lowry"

    Really? I would say he is above average.....
     
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    I always find this hilarious. Probably one of my favorite things about Scola. He's so annoying sometimes.
     
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    Sports Illustrated

    Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
     
  13. coachbadlee

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    Love the recognition they are getting lately.
     
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    We have 12 games at home, not 13, and as another poster already pointed out, we do still play the Heat.

    But anyway, nice article giving Houston a lot of props. I've also been saying that those two games against the Suns HUGE. If we can win both I'll be much more optimistic about our playoff chances.

    Love the part where he says he could watch Scola toss up scoop shots all day. :) It's hard to appreciate guys on our team sometimes when we're not winning, but Scola's low post moves are truly a thing of beauty!
     
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    Wow, shutting down star PG's makes you below average? Really? Poor Lowry. Gets no respect.
     
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    lowry is up and coming, were gonna surprise a lot of teams and hopefully sneak in the playoffs:grin:
     
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    Excellent analysis of the Rockets offense and of what the individual players do in our offense that I think gets overlooked during the fast pace of the game. Interesting observation about Scola I'll have to keep an eye on that in the games.
     
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    this is what im talkin about right here. thank you for showing support for OUR team. some of you guys get so damn moody since we arent the best team.
     
  19. lexled

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    The Rockets are competing, hard. Fighting for loose balls, diving in the stands, taking the ball to the hoop. It looks like the intensity level has been raised. Chemistry is everything in basketball and it looks like we are jelling at just the right time. 3 games out with 20 games to go, it can be done. At the very least, they are making these last 20 games very interesting. Lets go Rockets.
     
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    What are the odds us Memphis and suns all make it...cause that would be the dream scenario.
     

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