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We can’t ignore the elephant in The room, Green needs to start over KPJ

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by mac_got_this, Aug 29, 2021.

  1. CXbby

    CXbby Contributing Member

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    Green averaged under 18 in the g league.

    The same g league KPJ put up 24/6/7
    The same g league Hartenstein last put up 25 15 and is currently out of the league

    I like Green but Onlyfans may need to get a grip of their expectations, the only way Green is averaging 20 next season is if the top 5 players on the team are traded or incapacitated.
     
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    It’s a long season and we’re not trying/going to be making the playoffs. Things will figure themselves out.
     
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    Green wasn't playing on a team that was featuring only him. There were other players on that team that were trying to get to the NBA too. I assume if Green were to play with the Vipers, with a mandate to feature him in the offense, I bet he would be averaging the same or more than KPJ and Hartenstein.
     
  4. Jalen Green OnlyFan

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    Green got much better as the year went on. He dropped 30 and 7 in their playoff game.

    Green will be older and more experienced against grown men now.

    He’s averaging 20 this year…. Bet
     
  5. CXbby

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    Is kpj getting younger and worse by the year?
     
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  6. Jalen Green OnlyFan

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    Wall is getting older, more injured, and worse by the year

    starting backcourt will be kpj/green
     
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    It is a Guarantee John Wall and Eric Gordon won't play back to back and play at least 40 games.

    Danuel House I think has the best trade value because of health and age.
    Plus his Contract is less than Wall and Gordon.
     
  8. riko

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    Ideally KPJ would start at the one but with Wall he will probably start at the three.

    Wall
    Green
    Porter junior
    Tate
    Wood
     
  9. ashleyem

    ashleyem Team Green

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    All three of them are not going to come off the bench. You start all three of them, period.
     
  10. Imanimal

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    Wanting to continually tank is for losers. We did it last year and once is fine. To ask us to go through 82 games of this again is moronic and a losers mentality. We have a very good team this year and will be competitive if we don’t start House as some are suggesting and if Silas can actually be a decent head coach (which is up for serious debate).
     
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    Most important thing would be to have Green and Scooter on the court at the same time. If they have to come off the bench in order for the veteran showcases that need to happen before the trade deadline thats fine by me. No need to rush next year anyway, but getting the young guns court time together to build chemistry would be paramount regardless if its as starters or subs.
     
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    We need to start KPJ and Green. Wall needs to go either to the bench or to another team. Wall is not in our present or future.
     
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    Morey would have put him at the 4/5.
     
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    Wall needs to be moved so KPJ can start with Green.
     
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    If Hartenstein didn't start as a rookie, Green won't either. Besides, Silas doesn't want KPJ to throw food in the locker room. There I said it.
     
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    What is more important is the minutes played and proper rotation.
     
  18. Hemingway

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    That’s exactly correct. Wall could be six man of the year. I fear that Silas does not have the balls to do it. If KPJ regresses because he is playing out of position or not getting enough PG minutes, Silas should be fired.
     
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    Don’t worry all threads eventually turn into Harden of Tillman arguments.
     
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    Take out wall the last 4 minutes of the first quarter and bring him back in after 3 minutes expire in the second. Do this in the second half also.
    During that time KP moves to PG and Green comes in from the bench.
    When Wall comes back, all three stay in, Tate takes a breather.
    Minute averages
    Wood, 32 minutes
    Wall, 28 minutes
    Green, 30 minutes
    KPJ, 32 minutes
    Tate, 25 minutes.
    Sengun, 25 minutes
    Martin, 22 minutes
    Garuba, 18 minutes
    DJ, 18 minutes
    Brooks, 15.7 minutes
    All this can work but Gordon and House have to be gone otherwise my 2007 Spurs model goes out the window
     

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