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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by D-rock, Aug 27, 2021.

  1. xiki

    xiki Contributing Member

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    Ralph was a beast in the too few moments he went into beast mode; too oft he went into least mode. And stayed there.

    I remember when Hakeem was out with the orbital eye injury Ralph had to go back to the 5. Before his first game ‘replacing’ HO Ralph went to Gene Peterson and handed him his prediction on his line fir the game. Impressive, All Star #s. RS exceeded them.

    And therein is the root of why I am just not a Ralph Sampson guy.
     
  2. daywalker02

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    Played anywhere, beat up and knocked up anyone.
     
  3. ApacheWarrior

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    Title tricked me

    I thought the Rockets bought out John Wall
     
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  4. DeBeards

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    pg: cp3 / cassell
    sg: drexler / harden
    sf: artest / t-McSheep
    pf: horry
    c: Olajuwon / yao
    edit: speaking of fun, suddenly thinking of bob sura n jon barry, both of them so special, brought us a lot of fun.
     
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  5. Rileydog

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    People are forgetting how good John Lucas and Robert Reid were. Both could have and likely would have excelled in today’s NBA.

    I think my top 9 would be the following. And not designed to be an all star team, but the best cohesive team that would mud stomp the world.

    PG: CP; John Lucas
    SG: Harden/Drexler
    SF: Reid/Elie
    PF: Horry/Mo Malone
    C: Hakeem

    I love Yao but he would be less effective in today’s NBA.

    Samson would be a better fit than Yao, but Horry and Reid’s versatility, switch ability and shooting from distance is more valuable

    Tmac - we don’t need his scoring, he is less efficient than Hakeem, Harden, Drex and CP. And screw Stacy mclady for his disgraceful exit.

    I couldn’t justify Mad Max over anyone on this squad, Elie is just better at 3 and D.

    Artist and Battier merited consideration and one of them would have been my 10th

    This team is close to unbeatable. Elite in every phase of the game and versatile to deal with every style of play.
     
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  6. Trackwell

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    Cp3
    Harden
    McGrady
    Moses
    Dream

    Bench :

    yao
    Drexler
    Sampson
    Maxwell
     
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  7. Richie_Rich

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    Hakeem Olajuwon - HOF
    Moses Malone - HOF
    Elvin Hayes - HOF
    Rick Barry - HOF
    Calvin Murphy - HOF
    Rudy Tomjanovich - HOF
    Ralph Sampson - HOF
    Clyde Drexler - HOF
    Yao Ming - HOF
    James Harden - future HOF

    Starting Five:

    PG - James Harden
    SG - Clyde Drexler
    SF - Rick Barry
    PF - Elvin Hayes
    C - Hakeem Olajuwon

    Bench:
    Calvin Murphy
    Moses Malone
    Ralph Sampson
    Yao Ming

    Head Coach:
    Rudy Tomjanovich
     
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    Two Sandwiches Contributing Member

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    Was Ralph Sampson what many people dream Evan Mobley will be?
     
  9. Bo6

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    that lakers team is just ludicrous.

    how is anyone beating Magic/Kobe/Lebron/Kareem/Shaq with West/Wilt/Baylor off the bench.
     
  10. Trackwell

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    My squad is smoking y’all’s!
    I thought about adding Jalen Green because he’s going to be a star
     
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    I can beat them making a warriors team
     
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    warriors

    curry/ clay / Durant/ green / wilt
    Mullin , baron davis , speedwell , hardaway

    this team is running and gunning
     
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    Just meaning to put together a team that should be dominant:

    CP3
    Harden
    McGrady
    Olajuwon
    Ming

    Cassell
    Scola
    Lowry
    Horry
     
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  14. D-rock

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    Dream really 6'11?

     
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    Fans always seem to remember his flashy dunks more, but his ball handling was elite too.

     
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    Neither Moses or Yao wore the dildo Rocket.

    But they are in that pantheon of Rockets greats that 1st come to mind.

    Pic only missing Harden and Big E.

     
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    ok. That team loses to the Lakers team by 10 (depending on which era of NBA defense rules you play by).
     
  18. j@amc

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    I thought about Reid, but he was a career 29% 3 point shooter. His highest season was an injury-filled 1987-88 at 38%. Lucas was from that older era as well (career 30% 3pt shooter).

    Love that you added Elie. He (alongside guys like Kerr, Horry, Pippen, AC Green, and Rodman) is part of the all-NBA best teammates squad. Elie was one of those glue guys that help you win, but he was on another level above Chuck Hayes and P. J. Tucker.
     
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    I can't take any list that doesn't have Ty Lawson on it seriously.
    Also this list has been done on CF at least 3,120 times so it stopped being fun.
     
  20. Rileydog

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    Watching this makes me vomit a little. The dribble mania era of the rockets was really not fun to watch.
     

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