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Today's Game proves Thornton should start over Harden.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Valen, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. Valen

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    Call it a hunch. But I think the Rockets would be a much better team if Harden comes off the bench and Thornton starts. Dwight just prove he is still a beast if the offense involves him. Thornton and Howard could be our kobe and shaq.
     
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    call it knee jerk
     
  3. Dhoward12

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    Yea...if you are trying to throw the season
     
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    The rockets need to tank, and letting Harden start would be in the best interest of that.
     
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    Clutchfans is going nuts again.
     
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    Hey the post might seem nuts, but the OP has 18 posts. Give him a break. He is just try to fit into the sky is falling majority of the board who think since "Frauden is not the currently playing like the MVP the we should just trade him " for young players and picks or just about anybody,
     
  7. rocketsballin

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    since we dont play defense, why not move harden to 3, start thornton and ty, ariza at 4 and kj at 5? you saw his block vs the lakers so that confirms he can play center. lets shoot the other tema out of the building! we cant guard them but they cant guard us too, and by the end of the game they'll be dead tired chasing everyone around. someone get morey on the phone
     
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    10 star thread, will read again every day for the rest of my life.

    It shows that Thornton deserves a concrete place in the rotation, and that perhaps we should experiment with starting him at the 1.

    He needs to get 20 minutes every game, he's more then earned it.
     
  10. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    wth

    redickkk
     
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    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    Thornton was always a scorer

    Remember him in Sactown - he dropped bombs at Miami when Lebron was there
     
  12. Sadat X

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    Thorton deserves a statue outside Toyota Center!
     
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    He should, just to make a statement at this point. So ****ing frustrating that Morey finally gets a great shooter who can actually create, get into the paint, hit the three from anywhere and move off the ball and the coaches and Harden waste his talent...his passes to Capela & Dwight have impressed me all year. We played our best ball when he started early in the year.
     
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    Would be interesting to see a Thornton Lawson formation
     
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    lol this thread has reached new limits. If we did this we would be out of the playoffs in no time. Thornton has as bad defence as Harden and he is in all his carreer incosistent.

    Should he get playing time over Corey Sewer? Yes.
     
  16. Mathloom

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    Come on. Earlier I made a case that he was so ineffective on one side of the court that it was possible but he's cut down on TO's and improved his defence since.

    Maybe as kick in the nuts for a game or two, but Harden's figuring how to use his presence on the court to be effective now. I can see some effort from him now.

    We got 20 and 8 from Harden as well as a massive game from Dwight. We shouldn't need more than that to beat the Griffin-less Clippers. This one's on the role players, and truth be told I don't think this team has corrected its problems enough to beat good teams on the road so I'm not shocked we lost on the second night of a back to back in OT.
     
  17. Geronimo

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    Cocaine's a hell of a drug.
     
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    I just think Thornton should get a LOT more minutes than what our stupid coach currently gives him. I also don't get how he can be benched at some games even if Harden commits turnovers after turnovers :confused:
     
  19. PeterKingX

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    This.

    I can't believe how a coach could be dumb like JB!!!
    He just benched Thornton many games for NO REASON!!!

    Even fans know who can shoot out there, but the idiot JB doesn't know.
     
  20. Cashmoney

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    Yep. Brewer should be getting zero minutes, Thornton should be the second Man off the bench behind Lawson.

    But to suggest he should start over Harden is hilariously low, even for this board haha
     

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