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[Video] Day 2: Hasheem Thabeet, Jordan Hill go to work on post drills w/ Kevin McHale

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Dec 10, 2011.

  1. AXG

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    Horrible fundamentals by both... but at least Thabeet was making shots lol!
     
  2. LikeMike

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    Thabeet is gonna be an all-star ;).

    Looks like a kid that just began to learn basketball. But with McHales help I am at least intrigued to see, what he can do. Let him play some heavy minutes this year. Either he developes into a good player - or we get a good draft pick. I want to see PPat, Morris and Thabeet out there a lot this year!
     
  3. TISNF

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    McHale kept saying "Eyes up early! Eyes up early!" Maybe I'm just being overly cautious, but #1 they should have a sense as to where the basket it and #2 is that not just giving the defender a chance to defend better (block the shot).

    Granted, there's not too many centers out there today who are as quick and skillful as a guy like Mutombo, but why risk giving the defense an advantage?
     
  4. basso

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    looks like he has soft hands too- just that his footwook sucks so bad. nevertheless, if they could just teach him to not bring the ball down, just catch it high, pivot and lay it in, he could average double figures easily.
     
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    Maybe you tell McHale, the head coach, that he's dong it wrong?
     
  6. cod

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    so why force players to go through college?
     
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    God I wish I could participate in those drills. Great video, thanks for sharing!
     
  8. valorita

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    Hill is not a back to basket type player at all so don't expect him to be.
    He's a face up type.

    Thabeet shoots with his palm rather than his fingertips. This was evident for years. I don't think he'll ever be a viable option on offense. However, we've seen from the offseason that a young athletic center that can't contribute anything on offense outside of 5 feet can get paid 10mil/yr
    so...
     
  9. jacoby

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    Wonder what made Hill so appealing in the Knicks workout before they took him 8th.
     
  10. flippedfk

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    This isn't baseball being left handed doesn't help
     
  11. dmenacela

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    wrong. being a lefty is an advantage. most players do not expecting left handed shots. do you play basketball?
     
  12. A_3PO

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    Thabust is what he is and thankfully won't be on the roster next season. It ain't gonna be pretty folks.

    Jordan Hill might be salvageable. We'll see.
     
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    Wow that was bad... they did not look very focused. Where is the focus?

    Jordan needs to slow down his fake and then follow through with that same intensity while Hasheem needs to speed up his fake follow through. Also what was up with Jordan Hill's shot? The goal is right in front of you. Have some balls and drop it in.
     
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    Just an observation. Hill and Thabeet look slow, unathletic and unskilled compared to the DMo tapes I have seen.
     
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    Thabeet looked great to me. A lot smoother, to me, than what I saw from him last year. Not seeing the horrible workout that most are claiming. But, I guess you see what you want to see.
     
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    Tell that to Jermaine "I only go right" Taylor. He is so predictable and easy to defend.
     
  17. BetterThanEver

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    Hill had a horrible day/night. He might not have even slept. It's also hard to make a shot after a weight training session. That's why it looks like he has regressed. He is a question mark until the season gets rolling.
     
  18. cod

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    He does look good when he hits those jump shots. Maybe they had visions of an athletic Dirk?
     
  19. Z-Ro&Trae

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    Jordan Hill was supposed to be our Rasheed Wallace. :(
     
  20. Houston22

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    This video makes me wish McHale would dress on for the first game.
    I agree Hill is dealing but besides being raw, those two show no intensity.
     

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