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Which of the top prospects do you want?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by LikeMike, Jun 21, 2022.

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Which player are you hoping for?

  1. Jabari Smith

    23 vote(s)
    25.0%
  2. Chet Holmgren

    32 vote(s)
    34.8%
  3. Paolo Banchero

    32 vote(s)
    34.8%
  4. Jaden Ivey

    5 vote(s)
    5.4%
  1. LikeMike

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    We already have a "realistic" poll without Smith or Holmgren. Now let's go with the assumption, that all 4 top prospects are available at our pick - Orlando took Sharpe, OKC took Jovic. Which player would you want?

    Personally here is how I see it:

    You want the player with the best chance to become the MVP and an all time great - you take Chet. (Who also has the highest chance to be out of the league in a couple of years).

    You want the player with the best chance to be a 10+ year starter and valuable contributor on good teams - you take Jabari. (who also has the least chance to become a MVP of the top players, because of his lack of ability to create his own shot).

    You want the player with the best chance to become a star - you take Paolo. (who might be a negative on defense and spacing).

    You want the player that can make something happen in a difficult situation - you take Ivey. (who might turn into an inefficent chucker with questionable playmaking for others).
     
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    I’m not going to know for at least 6 more threads
     
  5. Mathloom

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    With this mindset, we would even pass on a Steph Curry type of player.
     
  6. peleincubus

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    Jabari. It always has been
     
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    The fact that I've talked myself into Paulo being valuable enough to be happy with him hasn't erased my memory of why Jabari was at the top of my wishlist before the lottery. Smith has a chance to be special on offense AND special on defense, and he has the mentality of a player who will add something to his game every year.
     
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  8. DaDakota

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    I want Chet, but would be pleased with Banchero too.

    DD
     
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    Chetty Chet Chet
     
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  10. BHannes2BHonest

    BHannes2BHonest 2 SOLID FOR WEIRD AZZES

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    All of your prospects are belong to me!!
     
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  11. sealclubber1016

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    Bimathug mentioned it in he podcast the other day. Knowing he's almost a lock to be our guy, people have convinced themselves they want Banchero. Would still prefer the other 2, but I'll admit I've warmed up to him myself.

    This exact same poll was overwhelming for Chet/Jabari when our pick was unknown.
     
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  12. FLAGRANT1

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    I been team Jabari & Tari since day 1
     
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    Thinly disguised ‘Chet is too skinny’ debate thread? ;)

    It doesn’t matter to me honestly, I picked Paolo because supposedly that’s our guy :D
     
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  17. Reeko

    Reeko Secretary of Defense for the Jabari Tribe
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    this is exactly what’s been happening lol
     
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  18. coachbadlee

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    OKC picking Jovic?? Nikola Jovic is garbic.
     
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  19. Haymitch

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    I have the big 3 all really close. That said, I'd have them in this order of preference:

    Jabari
    Paolo
    Chet

    Again, I would be happy with any of them.
     
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    Smith
    Banchero
    Ivey
    Chet
     
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