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UDFA Matthew Hurt signs with Rockets

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Spooner, Jul 30, 2021.

  1. D-rock

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    Hurt will never be a good defender, no matter how effective the coaching.

    Effort may be there but lacks every tool on that side.
     
  2. J.R.

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    First look at Hurt in a Rockets uniform:

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  4. hakeem94

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    perhaps you lack imagination, effort may be there but no imagination?;)
     
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  5. Corrosion

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    6'9" dudes that can shoot ..... <in my best Clyde voice> I like it.
     
  6. D-rock

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    Oh, I have plenty of imagination.

    But I'm a realist too.
     
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  7. rfrocket

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    He can't be signed.
    He tweeted after the draft that his euro contract stated that he couldn't sign as an udfa, only if he was selected.
    That's why he was so disappointed at not being drafted (even posted a broken heart emogee).
    Maybe next year.
     
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  8. rfrocket

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    I know!
    But I guess you're going to have to settle for a 3 and O guy instead! (O stands for Olé!)
     
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    Matt Bullard to the second power
     
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    Poor mans Kyle Wiltjer?
     
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    He can be signed as a UDFA afaik. It's still a guaranteed contract. He cant be signed as a 2 way for someone reason, but unless his contract directly states he should be 2nd round then I dont get why he cant sign as a UDFA. It's still the same situation next year he is still an undrafted free agent who will need to sign a deal with someone.
     
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    While good three point shooting is always needed, and oHurt might be able to eke or a 9th man ole in the nba for years because of that… the Rockets now need less offense and more defense.
     
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    Sounds like no one offered him a guaranteed contract.
    Wish we could broke him off a little sumpthin-sumpthin!




     
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    Don't really know this guy. But from the highlight clips, he looks VERY slow. His release is slow. How is he going to get his shot off in the NBA if the defender is not 10 ft away from him?
     
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  17. saleem

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    Sad!
     
  18. hakeem94

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    then he'll think of something i am sure...perhaps hell start doing it a little bit faster i guess?, on the other hand i dont think you measured it with a timer, perhaps that was just your perception, a skillful people often look like in slow motion due to confident way they do their stuff with
     
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    Can someone give me a comp on the guy. (one condition, the comp cannot be a caucasian)

    Ceiling: Robert Horray?
    Maybe: Donyell Marshall? (thx @daywalker02)
    Floor: ...
     
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  20. xtruroyaltyx

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    He's tall and shoots the ball high above his head with limited motion. In his clips you can see he is comfortable shooting with guys right in his face.

    His shooting isn't the concern though. Hes not an nba defender.

    Maybe if he becomes more disciplined and gets pro strength and conditioning he can become an ok defender or whatever is a step above horrid.
     
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