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Who do you want at 3?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Shark44, May 17, 2022.

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Who do you want at #3?

  1. P. Banchero

    333 vote(s)
    75.2%
  2. J. Ivey

    47 vote(s)
    10.6%
  3. S, Sharpe

    10 vote(s)
    2.3%
  4. Other (Say in post)

    23 vote(s)
    5.2%
  5. Trade for #1

    30 vote(s)
    6.8%
  1. DaDakota

    DaDakota Never Trump
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    Elite defenders - no one yet - but we have to find a cohesion on offense first.

    DD
     
  2. juicystream

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    Yeah... Effort. That is kind of the whole thing. Almost every NBA player could be a good defender with effort.
     
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  3. zeeshan2

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    11 game sample





     
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    I feel better that we have a top 3 pick with some potential to get any of Chet, Jabari, or Paolo, but with the greatest potential to get Paolo followed by Jabari.

    I'm hoping we could create a package using #17 and players to move up into 7-13 range.
     
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  6. Shark44

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    I would prefer Jabari or Chet, but honestly, I'm okay with Paolo at this point. You can potentially sell me on Ivey or Sharpe if you truly believe in them. It's a curious position to be in and I'm super curious on who Stone is going to select.
     
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  9. ApacheWarrior

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    I could live with Chet and Eason

    But......
    Orlando
    Guards: Cole A, Suggs, Fultz, RJ Hampton so don't really have room
    for Ivey.
    Wings: Franz Wagner / T Ross (so I can see Jabari, but they have spot shooters here)
    PF: Okeke / Jonathan Isaac (I can see Jabari here, but Chet is a better option since
    they need shot creators and Isaac can't be trusted to stay healthy.
    Centers: Wendell Carter (just got a big contract) / Mo Bamba (restricted free agent)

    My opinion: I feel Magic either pick Chet or Banchero.....
    Every mock draft says Magic will go with shot creator and Banchero offers that
    as a PF or Center. Magic trust Banchero body more than Chet body.
    Banchero gets the nod. Jabari is not BPA as a so-called spot up shooter.
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    Thunderi
    Guards: Gilgeous-Alexander / Ty Jerome
    Tre Mann / Dort / 3 other rookies at guard.....don't need Ivey
    Wings: Giddey / Kenrich Williams (I can see Jabari....but Giddey? Dort? can log minutes here
    PF: Bazley / Robinson-Earl / Pokusevski (Chet could fit here)
    Center: Roby / Muscala / Favors.....they have the big bruisers.
    Chet or Banchero would fit good as PF slash Small Ball Center.

    BPA is probably Chet or Banchero.....they don't need Ivey.
    Since Magic take Banchero, I see the Thunder going Chet here.
    Chet gets the nod as the big lugs help preserve his skinny body.

    Rockets: on the clock
     
  10. BHannes2BHonest

    BHannes2BHonest 2 SOLID FOR WEIRD AZZES

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    2 WAY players are the key to advancing in the playoffs

    I hope OKC or ORL takes Paolo
     
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  11. leebigez

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    Odom was a 6'10 pg. He had a growth spurt before his senior season like AD did. Odom was a supremely talented wing ball handler who could do everything when his mind was right. Banchero moves like a bigger Carmelo Anthony to me.
     
  12. Noob Cake

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    Passing on Paolo because your team's young core is ass on defense is beyond stupid.
     
  13. Imanimal

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    I don’t care who it is as long as we avoided Chet and AJ Griffin which thankfully we did. If Chet were to fall to 3, then I’d go with Murray.
     
  14. studogg

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    I just don’t see it in Banchero. He’s not fleet of foot and feasted off defenses that buy the fake. I don’t see his offensive success transitioning at a level on par with college. More of a playground Scola.

    I’d give hard looks to Sharpe and Ivey.

    I could care less about KPJ or any of the other backcourt mates that clutch fans has deemed the second coming.

    it’s about adding talent around Green - don’t get cute with the position when you have only one lock.
     
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    Not sure if serious

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    I’m not sure you were watching Banchero clips.
     
  17. utgrad97

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    Banchero will be unplayable in the playoffs.
     
  18. Aruba77

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    Can we at least agree that Paolo hasn’t played a game in the nba, so we really don’t know how good of a defender he can be? He played on a Duke team with a defensive anchor behind him; he wasn’t asked to be that guy. why are we assuming he will completely suck on D? He doesn’t have any athletic limitations. I’m not ready to assume he can’t be a 2-way player.
     
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  19. xaos

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    Lol I get not wanting a guy, but go ahead and tell us why
     
  20. VoR

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    Have you watched highlights of Ivey? He's a slasher, for sure. He has Morant moves in the making and is still developing. If he went back to college, he would be the best player in the NCAA, hands down.
     

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