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Suggested FA Target: Austin Reaves

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Mathloom, Mar 21, 2023.

  1. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    I love it!
     
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    so you're admiting kobe wasnt that great of aplayer?
     
  4. roslolian

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    I like Austin Reaves but not at 20M lol wtf. He is basically like prime Patrick Beverly and as much I love Bev he aint worth 20M a year.

    Maybe 8-10 but at that price I dunno why he'd leave LAL
     
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    Jarett Allen is like one of the few exceptions.

    Dejounte Murray
    Chandler Parsons
    Montrezl Harrell
    Caris Levert
    Davis Bertans
    Ryan Anderson

    The list goes on.
     
  6. DatRocketFan

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    He's going for 15+ mil. Pretty sure. From what I seen to me he seems like a more efficient kpj who can draw fouls.

    So it's not too outlandish to go that high.
     
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  7. roslolian

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    He seems injury prone to me, I mean most white hustle dudes are like Carusso, Parsons, Deladova etc I'd def be nervous committing 15M a year to him and he starts missing games.
     
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    I like him better than Harden for this summer
     
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    There's really no point signing only reaves though. Are u planning to make him the pg of the team?
     
  10. cmoak1982

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    KPJ is hurt a lot
     
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    Reason why dude has a mind boggling 68% TS% this season lmao


     
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    He is signed to an unguaranteed deal though. Thats the diff
     
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    Sengun, Jabari, Tari, Green, Reaves is a nice little group with a lot of toughness guys. If we had a 6th man of the year candidate like KPJ and a vet like Horford or Dwight Powell I'm not sure we can't make the playins.

    Sengun/Horford/Garuba
    Jabari/KJ
    Tari/Tate
    Green/Christopher
    Reaves/KPJ

    Maybe Horford can be our CP3. Great mentor for our PF/C's and can even coach them how to run the offense. IIRC he really likes Houston as a city.

    I believe next season Green will give us 28+ ppg on better efficiency than his sophomore season. I believe Sengun if handed the keys to the offense can put up 20/10/7/1.5 with passable defense. With Reaves you have someone who can catch and shoot, bring consistency on playmaking and defense. How much does Jabari develop in his sophomore season? I love the dynamic of Jabari/Tari/Reaves hounding scorers on the court, I believe you need these players junkyard dog type players to create the team/family dynamic.

    It's probably not enough to make the playoffs but it's fun to think about. Realistically speaking we would be better off acquiring a legitimate defensive anchor at C in trade to pair with a Reaves signing. If we could pry Myles Turner from Indiana that would be extremely ideal, but I don't know if they want to move him now that he's on a great contract.

    Defense gives you easy wins and stability, raises the floor tremendously giving you breathing room with mistakes. We have an odd core (in a good way), for players this age it's weird we have 3-4 people who are serious about defense (Jabari/Tari/Garuba/Christopher). Tate is decent too. I think our future will be as much about elite defense as it is about offense but they do need someone to be a defensive anchor at C. The kids are not going to be ready for that next season, unless of course we land Wemby then we wing it lol.

    I think our kids are going to shock us next season due to the suffocating conditions of the 2022-2023 season which should go down in NBA history as one of the most brutal tanking seasons ever. I know these 3 years have been a drain, but a little more hope is a good idea.
     
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    Y'all really want to spend $20M on Courtney Lee 2.0 huh?
     
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    I would take drafting Scoot Henderson and signing Reaves/Al Horford/ and trading for Mike Conley over James Harden.

    Henderson/Conley
    Green/Christopher
    Martin/Reaves
    Jabari/Eason/Garuba
    Sengun/Horford/Lively
     
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    Courtney Lee with a better handle and will bite your ear off for a loose ball? Easily worth $18m+ in this era.
     
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    People on this forum really think we're too good to offer Reaves money lmao

    he's doing this without calls btw
     
  20. jerryclark

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    Another great player the usual homers on here argued we shouldnt want
     
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