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What about #23 and #24?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by kiwirocketsfan, Jun 24, 2021.

  1. roslolian

    roslolian Rockets Only Fan
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    Mann fits this team a lot better than Green. Also obtainable at 23 depending on how the chips fall.
     
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  2. D-rock

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    23 and 24 will be interesting.

    You just know a lottery caliber talent will fall.

    Hoping for Jalen Johnson.
     
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    I just hope we pick the opposite of our no 2 pick with our 23 or 24 pick. If we get Mobley then get some guards and forwards or if we get Green get some big men. We need talent everywhere.

    I also wouldnt mind trading both to move up if they really like a prospect. For example if they like Mann then get Mobley no 2 and trade 23 and 24 to get Mann.
     
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    If we keep all of our picks (please BBall Gods) then we need to do something like this...

    #2 - BPA/Potential Star with floor of solid starter (Green or Mobley)
    #23 - BPA/Wing w/ length, 3pt shooting skills and defensive ability or potential (from Roko Prkacin, Jalen Johnson, Usman Garuba, Greg Brown, Zaire Williams, Trey Murphy or Vrenz Bleijenbergh)
    #24 - BPA/Could be a 2nd of the above or a big (Isaiah Jackson, Charles Bassey, or Alperen Sengun)

    Wildcard could be if we see a guy like Joe Wieskamp moving up based on his combine performance or someone dropping for some reason that is just too talented to pass up.
     
  5. eliefor3

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    I dont care who we get. I just kinda wish they are 6ft 7 power forwards. The meltdown here would be epic
     
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    Greg Brown has been awful at the Combine. He's a project who I thought would look better away from Shaka, but he has a very low floor and really hasn't shown much so far. I'd stay away until the 2nd round.
     
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    Fine.
     
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    Good to know. Heard about anyone else? I was on a business trip all week and didn't get any chance to check it out.
     
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    Honestly, he may be overrated at 23 because of his tournament performance, but I do like his game.
     
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    I'll be 100th on the train for Juzang. I like his game.


    Somehow, I'd also love to get Josh Giddey.
     
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    If Rockets go Mobley at 2, I'm hoping for Murphy and Josh Christopher at 23 & 24 and then trading House for a second to select Wieskamp. I really like Wieskamp but his combine is making me consider using #24 on him. Mobley and Murphy (along with Tate and Martin) would be the foundation for a defensive retool. Murphy and Wieskamp would add 2 more floor spacers opening driving lanes for Christopher and KPJ.
     
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    Juzang didn't look that good today in the scrimmage.
     
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    Jalen Green #2. JT Thor at 23/24

    Athletic, Versatile, Big that can defend guards on the perimeter.

    He’ll be perfect next to CWood.
     
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    What are the Rockets chances of drafting a player with his first name start with J? ;)

    Jalen
    Jonathan
    James
    Josh
    Jared
    Jaden
    Joe
    JT
    Joel
    Joshua
    Jeremiah
    Johnny
    Jay
    Jason
     
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    Draft THREE wings?

    Rockets still need more size, defense and rebounding at 4 spot.
     
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    #1
    Cade Cunningham
    JT Thor
    Isaiah Jackson

    #2
    Evan Mobley
    Keon Johnson (trade up)
    Joe Wieskamp

    #3
    Jalen Green
    Kai Jones (trade up)
    Vrenz Bleijenbergh
     
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    I'd plan to use a Mobley/Wood/Olynyk rotation at the 4 and 5 with Martin getting spot minutes there too. Also, next year's draft would provide my long term power forward.
     
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    Glad to see more people coming around on Murphy ..... Not many deadeye shooters with guard ball skills at 6'9". You could probably play him 1-4 eventually.


    IF they took Mobley at two , I'd go Murphy & one of Duarte or Dosunmu ... a big a guard and a wing.

    I'd rather they went Green at #2 , I stick with Murphy and add DayRon Sharpe or Neemias Queta
     
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    I expect one or both to be moved. Maybe to facilitate Walls exit.

    Can only have so many young players on a team. With securing the 2nd pick, the later become disposable
     

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