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We waited all season for the offseason for this?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by DaBeard, Jun 29, 2023.

  1. mfastx

    mfastx Member
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    He was yea and he's obviously better than FVV as a player, but I didn't count him because of his baggage and he was never a realistic option for us.
     
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    Lots of people here just wanna complain. Been here since the Yao Mac days nothing has changed.
     
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  3. roslolian

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    He ain't better man. He just lucky he got to ride Lebrons coattails. If Lebron never came back to Cleveland Irving's career would be very different. If you take out that stretch where he played with Lebron, Irving hasn't really done anything except be toxic and put up empty stats.
     
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    Which players are you talking about? I'd rather have FVV than Kyle Lowry. This is only a short 3 yr window without getting stop gap guys like FVV or Lopez who will get us wins we won't be able to attract FAs...assuming that even makes sense cuz all our guys gonna be up for extensions in 3-5 yrs.
     
  5. Tato1971

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    This year's free agent list is mediocre and we got the best free agent in a position of need (or someone preferred Kyrie Irving).
    On the other hand, no quality free agent would come to a team under construction if the economic offer is not attractive. Welcome to reality!
     
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    Another 5 years to snif.500? If this is the case after tanking 3 years to suck for another 5 years or not even be in the playoffs picture then they should just go ahead shoot themselves in the head.
     
  7. Nemospl

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    Something big is coming. FVV was the key to opening the door.
     
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    I don’t mind the FVV contract as long as Lopez comes with it

    Don’t really care for getting Dillon Brooks
     
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  9. Easy

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    Who needs the key when you have the Locksmith?
     
  10. SamFisher

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    24 hours ago Kelly Iko posted this:

    Ahead of the beginning of free agency, Houston’s brass traveled to Los Angeles to set up camp and prepare for a number of meetings that will take place over the next few days. At the outset, they will meet with with wing Dillon Brooks and center Brook Lopez, league sources say. They also hope to meet with Van Vleet and his representatives. In addition, the Rockets are expecting to meet with Kyrie Irving, those sources add, and also have strong interest in Bruce Brown who is said to have a good relationship with Udoka. In Brown’s case, Houston would be prepared to go over the mid-level exception to land his services, according to sources briefed on the matter. Other big man targets include Dwight Powell and Jakob Poeltl. Jordan Clarkson, who reportedly picked up his option for next season, is also of interest. A meeting with forward Kyle Kuzma has also been mentioned as a possibility

    Because of their spending power in the market, the Rockets are confident in landing the targets they desire.

    However, the Rockets will prioritize shorter term contract​


    Brooks
    Lopez
    Powell
    Clarkson
    TBD

    Strong interest in Bruce Brown - doesn't seem like they got a meeting

    Expecting to meet with Kyrie - he re-signed immediately

    Poetl - re-signed immediately

    Vanvleet - had to overpay and break the "short term contracts" priority , but better than nothing

    Possible meeting with Kyle Kuzma - re-signed immediately

    The Rockets always project confidence via Iko that they're on the right track.

    It's consistently hard to match this confidence with the on-court product.
     
  11. kjayp

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    Oh well gee… I guess I missed the memo where Ime said we were done and his vision has been fully realized…
    I think there’s still a trade or 2 on the horizon…
     
  12. Garner

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    The FA class hasn’t been a secret. What we’re you expecting on the FA front?
     
  13. Xerobull

    Xerobull You son of a b!tch! I'm in!

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    We talking video games or real life?

    I remember last preseason when people were writing down our depth chart over and over as if our fake depth was the reason we'd make the play in tournament.

    Stay calm.
     
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    thinly-disguised anti-Sengun comment. welcome to the dumb list
     
  16. topfive

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    We should sticky the TL;DR version of this.
     
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  17. amaru

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    130 million for FVV. Mediocrity treadmill move
     
  18. j@amc

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    at least we have Hudgens on a 2-way...
     
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  19. MorningZippo

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    Hard disagree. The overall level of conversation has absolutely plummeted since those days. The good posters get driven out by mindless drivel, but the mindless **** spewers never leave because there's no down vote to silence them. The prominent Harden haters are prime examples.
     
  20. Der Rabbi

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    How old were each of us when we realized the Rockets are very unlikely to win another championship in our lifetimes?
     

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