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

  1. dkoune

    dkoune Rookie

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    that percentage should go up for obvious reasons.
     
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    Doesnt matter. We still overpayed
     
  3. CCity Zero

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    Uh... shoot 100 3s, and probably adding a rotational center, this is either going to pay off big 3 and D addition or it won't be any worse. Capela falls apart in the playoffs against GSWs, and it'll be a similar story with Davis/Howard against Capela in the playoffs... I mean maybe not... But want to see this first and hopefully there's another piece here.
     
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    I hope we're not done.
     
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    No team has ever had this version of Harden and Russ together. The two best guard drivers in the league playing in a completely spread out system.
     
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    well, I am old enough to see Jordan and Pippen still needed Luc Longly and other bigs.
    Basically dribble dribble and take turns. Two ends and two verticals. You take away 3 of them and tell me we still can win a championship?
     
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  8. Red Hova

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    We do still have Chandler and Harkenstein BTW. That said IMO a starter at this position would be nice or for depth a buyout candidate like Bismack .
     
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    I'll reserve judgement until after the trade deadline and the buyouts, but right now I'm very concerned about our depth at the center position. I do understand that in the previous offseason guys like Aron Baynes and Richaun Holmes were available for 6 million or less and that it's extremely difficult to find a 3 and D wing at that price. But we're not in the off-season. So unless we can pry a guy like that away from one of those teams I'm skeptical about this move. Hartenstein can't play all 48 minutes (NO MATTER HOW MUCH WE WOULD ALL LIKE TO SEE IT).
     
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    Tell me more. This is a side of the trade I hadn't considered. o_O
     
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    Felt like we got the short end of the stick with this trade.

    But I assume this is Morey's finall all-in because if this fails he's definitely fired.
     
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    So who is our 5 now? Danuel at the 4? PJ at the 5?
     
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    Yeah not holding my breath.

    DD
     
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    Yes, it means we win quite a few regular season games and get our ass handed to us in the playoffs.

    DD
     
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    More physical. Slowed down pace. Makes sense to be honest. And no im not being sarcastic (about the getting our asses handed to).
     
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    I kinda saw that in the Charlotte game tonight. They got some bigs and they could not scheme against our small-ball. I think we've just created a Laker-beating machine. This is max spacing. You'll have WB and Harden driving down that lane.
     
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    DaDakota you are a great poster. One of the very few in Houston who call it correctly. Never thought I’d see the day that people get excited we trade our only big (that plays) for a scrub and throw away another 1st round pick (just like last year) and people on this board are acting like we just stole Kawhi Leonard or Anthony Davis and are heading to the Finals. Love the Rockets to death, but the Kool Aid drinking Houston fans don’t seem to realize the team is progressively getting worse and losing its first round picks (the future).
     
  18. TheRealAllpro

    TheRealAllpro Morey only fan

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    Lost key point is Rockets picked up two absolute hustle players! Especially with this small ball line up you need players who can fly around. Effort will not be lacking with these two!!
     
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    Best hope the power of friendship wills us to a championship because this roster is putrid
     
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    Ok DD
     

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