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We have a 45% 3pt shooter stuck on the bench!

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Jake Stewart, Sep 1, 2020.

  1. Jake Stewart

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    I don’t care how bad he is at defending no excuse whatsoever that McLemore is playing zero minutes. For a team that does nothing but shoot 3’s you would think we would want our best shooter out there ‍♂️‍♂️‍♂️
     
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    Ben defence is not good. Eric Gordon still dont forget previous years vs warriors to those silly 3 points. He should shoot 2 points instead. We can start House and bench Gordon.
     
  3. Rockets4lf

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    Fck that gordon.trash...mcamore should be getting all his minutes
     
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    a 45% percent shooter is useless if you can't get him shots.

    I don't know if you've noticed but OKC has gotten smart since game 1, and started not him get any open looks at all on drive and kicks, They just sag off a lesser shooter and make Mclemore make the extra pass.

    Because McLemore cannot dribble, or drive or do anything else, he's just useless out there when they zone in on him. Maybe it's MDA's fault that he can't call a play to free up McLemore, but maybe it's just McLemore isn't good enough to get open for a shot.
     
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    McLemore can be effective even for spacing purposes on offense. If they're not hunting him on defense, he should get some time, but OKC hunts him a lot. The playoffs are more about exploiting your opponent's glaring weaknesses than it is about pounding your strengths (from Dunc'd On, not my original thought).
     
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    Sucks on d... his shot doesn’t make up for that. Will be even more unplayable next series If we make it.
     
  7. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    McLemore the former lottery pick.

    Stephanie greets.
     
  8. xtruroyaltyx

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    Where’s the Ryan Anderson fan club. Seems like Bmac would be their guy. Just him being out there creating space makes the team better, right?

    I dunno. Seems like maybe Toni could find him some minutes somewhere to see if he’s hot. I mean, if he at least gets a few minutes maybe he would be warm enough for offensive situations at the end of games.
     
  9. elmotsang

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    Give more minutes to Jeff, if westbrooks play less minutes in game 7. Dont give it to Eric Gordon to shoot those missing 3.
     
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    napalm06 Fertitta-McNair School of Management
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    I was saying this after games 3 and 4 but 6 came down entirely to none headed turnovers. McLemore can't stop Westbrick from blind tosses 7 times. Calvin Murphy was beside himself about the 22 turnovers. I must concur.
     
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    I mean he's our worst perimeter defender by far. He's a large liability on this switch style defense.
     
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  12. tycoonchip

    tycoonchip Tilman has Aids!
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    I said this in the game thread. House should start simply because he helps stretch the floor when Westbrook is on the floor. Let Eric get his legs back against the second unit and go against shroeder. We can not have two non shooters on the floor at the same time Ever!
     
  13. elmotsang

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    The strength of defence is so strong in playoff, 45 percent will drop to 30
     
  14. Philter_09

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    Yeah the first two games where we won, he made some good shots.

    play him d-anotoni for goodness sake
     
  15. Astrodome

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    Definitely think he deserves minutes. He has hit daggers all year. I love gordon but he is completely off on offense.
     
  16. Imanimal

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    This board pulls the same stuff every year. The guy all of a sudden, just like the Manimal last year, can’t play a lick of defense. How about this....our coach just sucks and hasn’t ever been to the Finals because he coaches differetly in the playoffs than he does during the regular season.
     

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