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The irony is that the Rockets had Covington in 2013 for FREE

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by RKREBORN, Feb 5, 2020.

  1. dmoneybangbang

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    Tons of NBA players got their start in our G League while simultaneously we’ve been championship or bust under Harden.

    Sometimes the timing doesn’t work.
     
  2. dmoneybangbang

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    So did the Rockets, which is why they developed him the G League.
     
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  3. AvgJoe

    AvgJoe Contributing Member

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    Is that you, Chris?

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    Where was this reported? Or is this a hypothetical?
     
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  5. treyk3

    treyk3 Contributing Member

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    It was reported here by an insider that the Rockets were trying to add Covington. Not sure why it fell through but it was being discussed and he easily fit into a potential deal.

    I'm not going to tag them but it was legit.
     
  6. steddinotayto

    steddinotayto Contributing Member
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    @Codman ? @cyberx ? @ch44 ?
     
  7. treyk3

    treyk3 Contributing Member

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    yes.
     
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  8. Rocketsfan3422

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    This is what the rockets do. Give away assets only to give up more to get them back. Very silly for an arm chair GM like me
     
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    lol, yet you are quick to label everyone a bust.

    Covington obviously had the 3-and-D potential and I think a lot of people saw that, even if it hadn't manifested at the NBA level. But McHale was too clueless to let him develop.
     
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  10. steddinotayto

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    well played lol
     
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  11. YOLO

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    everyone huh. that's so on point there. cf's exaggerations as usual
     
  12. jamisonrocket

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    You're a master of redirection OP

    Cleverly disguised we did this to Jeremy Lin and I miss him thread
     
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  13. Stephen_A

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    ive been posting its typical morey ball. So much talent in the draft given away via trades. Some of those pieces were involved in big trades for our stars but if you think about it a wealth of talent has been given up not to mention future picks etc. in exchange for the win now mentality. This is Moreys hallmark and legacy. Will it come to fruition in terms of titles? That’s yet to be seen but the window is narrow and time is ticking away.
     
  14. ThatboyPhuong

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    It reminds me when we had Lin but let him go then gave him the poison pill deal smh
     
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    What if said posters saw potential in Air Buds volleyball career...?
     
  16. Stephen_A

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    it happens. Sometimes players develop. Sometimes the scouts and player development people misjudge and allow players to get away. Can’t fault morey and his staff. There’s an argument though whether moreys approach to giving up draft picks and current talent for players he believes could help us win now works. Only titles won will dictate this. Thus far it hasn’t but there still is a window of opportunity to win it all within next couple years albeit small. Only time will tell.
     
  17. Houstunna

    Houstunna The Most Unbiased Fan
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    Covington isn't even a good shooter -- sub-36% career 3PT.

    He'll improve the defense so there's that.
     
  18. Sep11ie

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    Holy **** there are some idiots on here. It has been stated about a million times. WTF is the point of another worthless thread.
     
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  19. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan

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    I dont think title should be the barometer whether it works or not cuz bball is dictated by talent, only 5 people on each team can be on the court at the same time. Morey can try as hard as humanly possible but when GSW brought in KD for free when they already had 4 all stars on the squad that's like checkmate from the beginning of the match.
     
  20. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Imagine what the Kings are saying about McLemore
     
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