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What are some good prospects for the rockets next draft?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by anyname, Jun 25, 2022.

  1. anyname

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    I would have to do more research for this.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    Rockets are going to be picking around #10, so whoever looks to be there.
     
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    Why do you see us going 8-9 places up guaranteed?
    This is still a really young unit and we haven't gotten significantly better than the other bottom teams just because of a rookie Jabari and the rest.
     
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    I think our guys are good. I guess I’m an optimist. I do think that they are going to surprise people.
     
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    They are a good core, but we were around 20-23 games from the 10th worst place last season.
    Looking at how some other teams had great drafts, I really don't see how we get at least 20 comfortable wins ahead of the rest.
     
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    I hope Stone can pull a Weaver like move in the 2023 draft. We still need a true SF, unless Eason develops into one. Additional rim protection is a must too.
     
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    After watching the game tape - Eason plays a lot more like a PF than Smith. Smith doesn‘t post up - ever. Smith is not a great rebounder (not a bad one either, but its not one of his main strengths), Smith doesn‘t get many put backs. Eason does all of this things (and also shoots the 3). I think if anything, Smith could be our SF. They could definetly share the court at the same time fit wise.
     
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    You’re right, we have good young players but young teams usually lose a ton of games. I’m expecting a top 6-7 pick if not top 5 again.
     
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    Maybe we pick higher, if the Nets fall apart.
     
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    I would rather just give up on getting Wembs or Henderson now, and enjoy whatever happens this year.
     
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    For the 5th pick in the 2023 NBA draft- The Houston Rockets select...
     
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    hopefully we are picking 8-14 range
     
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    I don't want to be the worst team in the league anymore, time for us to be the 6th worst team who wins the lottery.
     
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    You're right, but Smith isn't going to be a big success if all he does is take jumpers on offense. Smith has the potential to do more and he needs to do it.

    Tari is trying to maximize his potential despite being the 17th pick.
     
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