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Wall: If you have certain guys that don’t want to buy in, it’s hard

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by ashleyem, Jan 12, 2021.

  1. JayGoogle

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    Not at all. I can't believe so many people think it's fine to quit on a team 3-6 or that you can't criticize a player for doing so.

    Like man, I get it when teams are 10 games out of the playoffs and counting their lottery balls, but this team could literally win their next 3 games and be right in the mix for a homecourt seed.
     
  2. Karolik

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    Dwight, CP3, and Westbrook. thats THREE. Add John Wall and that makes it four. Dude has issues
     
  3. Karolik

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    At least he's trying.
     
  4. Ramo$e

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    James "ole" Harden is just not that guy. He ain't even baby a Lebron... Even I have to admit Lebron's done more with less. I mean we did get him off OKC's bench to start him probably why it's never been done before. Morey with the fools gold again.
     
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    With all this hoopla going on with Harden, I love how Wall is navigating this. He has said everything I expect from a leader of a team. (yes, this is me moving on from Harden, but I'm genuinely impressed)
     
  6. riko

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    Didn’t wall demand out of Washington after they told him it’s beals team? Throwing rocks in the glasshouse
     
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    There was one play where Harden missed a wide open three and Wall rebounded it at 18'. He should have passed back to the top to Harden who was wide open for a follow up attempt. Instead, Wall made a weak one on one move for a mid-range jumper that he missed. That was a very bad message in my opinion.
     
  8. GermanRakete

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    Who cares

    After what Harden said, basically giving the middlefinger to the team, it had to be said.

    in the real world Harden would have been punched in the face.
     
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  9. GermanRakete

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    It is ok to demand a trade. It is not ok to openly QUIT and give a public FU to your (still)-Teammates.
     
  10. Ramo$e

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    No he wanted out after he found out they even considered trading him. He didn't play games with the organizations future like Harden though.
     
  11. FR0497

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    I do agree with that, but he literally just said they have a chance to do something special and now he ***** on his team?? It's been 9 damn games with 3 of our 5 starters new to the team. If he wasn't pouting like a lil b**** and was with the team for preseason, they may be a little more in sync.
     
  12. riko

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    You go punch him in the face tough guy with alternate ids
     
  13. Ramo$e

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    What if Harden missed a second time? Guess we're going to keep letting him jack it up? That'll fix everything.
     
  14. TEXNIFICENT

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    Frustration
     
  15. riko

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    Nope he got pissed when they told him it’s beals team
     
  16. riko

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    90 percent of the board wanted him gone so what’s the problem he will be gone sooner
     
  17. Ramo$e

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    Nope that's alternate reality. If you mean that the impression he got by being offered in a deal then what you said made some type of sense. Short of that you are speculating. This was reported by Woj, ya know?
     
  18. riko

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    Link pls
     
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    It's not surprising. Harden wanted out before the season started, so he's not going to be motivated when his team is playing completely terrible and losing badly.

    I know it's only been 9 games, but even if we improve somewhat, we're no closer to being a contender..... which is what Harden wants his team to be. He just doesn't want to settle for his team to lose in the 1st or 2nd round of the playoffs. Wall may be content with a 1st or 2nd round exit, but Harden surely isn't.
     
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    If Harden is open, the team should be passing him the ball at any opportunity. Shrug.
     

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