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Who will be our starting center?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by beargbw, Jul 6, 2016.

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  1. Capela

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  2. Nene

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  1. beargbw

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    Capela or Nene?
     
  2. MarioKissoDeath

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    We're trading Capela...
     
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    I think Capela will start and play 24 minutes and Nene will come off the bench for the other 24 minutes.
     
  5. D-rock

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    Starting C may not be on roster yet.
     
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    I love Nene signing at that price, but I'd be disappointed if Capela isn't starting next season if we didn't make another major move. He was a bit under-utilized last season, and I think he's ready to take the next step next season.

    Of course Capela is still raw, so perhaps he isn't ready yet, but I'd like to see him get the opportunity. I think Nene would be content with playing the reserve role.
     
  7. Nimo

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    Kinda early for this, isn't it?
     
  8. lalala902102001

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    Capela by default. I really expect big improvement from him this year and I hope I'm disappointed.
     
  9. Mazulis

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    definitely Nene...
     
  10. DaDakota

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    Nene is almost done - Capela needs to start and play 30+ mins with Nene in the teens at most.

    DD
     
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    So I know I'm dreamcasting, but if Whiteside backs out and we can find the cap room to sign him, Clint instantly becomes a huge trade chip.
     
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    Vucevic.
     
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    Nene ... first 7 min, then second quarter last 5 min, second half first 5 min, last quarter first 3 min ...after 24 games injury ....
     
  14. T FOR 3!!!

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    I think Nene will start. Clint needs one more year to develop and Nene is ready to start now. People will be shocked at how productive he is in this system. Also, I feel like Nene could've fetched more money or a better title shot somewhere else. He was clearly promised a role he couldn't get anywhere else here.
     
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    Can Whiteside back out?

    I don't think we're done with centers just yet. There seems to be a number of possible trades from 76's (Okafor and Noels), Vecevic and question over whether Kings are prepared to lose Cousins in 12 months for nothing.

    I'm not convinced Capella is ready to start or play 30min pg just yet. He's a year or 2 away IMO.
     
  16. RiceRockets

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    Doubt even Nene himself wants to be burdened with a starter role
     
  17. D-rock

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    All the centers will play, doubt any of them, including the youngster Capela, will have the wind or the legs to play more than 20 mpg, not at MDA's pace.
     
  18. rocketsballin

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    anderson's a good choice

    anderson
    ariza
    harden
    gordon
    bev

    lights out shooting for both teams, only we're better.
     
  19. Aruba77

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    Actually probably a good idea to have three to rotate in there.
     
  20. Aruba77

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    I see:
    PG, Bev
    Harden, Gordon
    Ariza, Dekker
    Anderson, Beasley, Harrell
    Capela, Nene

    ...with Harden playing a lot more 3; KJ and Brew likely traded; DMo signs elsewhere or is renounced.
     

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