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Why did we sign Theis

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by HROZ, Aug 8, 2021.

  1. HROZ

    HROZ Member

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    Such a weird signing

    Sengun Garuba Wood all going to demand C minutes.
    And we got Theis at 9 mill a year to hamper their growth???

    Man Sengun looks good so far.
     
  2. napalm06

    napalm06 John Lucas University™
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    Banger for certain match ups and a veteran mentor, plus salary filler or a piece for a future trade.
     
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    Nolen Contributing Member

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    games are 48 minutes long
     
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  4. xiki

    xiki Contributing Member

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    and rooks are still rooks.
     
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  5. VickMackey

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    Can always trade him at the deadline for assets
     
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    He can play until our rookies are more nba ready in the season. And it’s not a bad contract and can easily be moved.
     
  7. red5rocket

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    Do not watch one summer league game and think all our problems are fixed smh
     
  8. Cstyle42

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    Nah we need Theis trust me.
     
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    His defense is much needed for Wood, and his screen will give a nice path to the rim for KPJ, JG, KJ.
     
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    He’s on a 4 year reasonable deal that will look better in a season or two. Easily moveable asset and role player since we don’t have depth at C.
     
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    I guess Wood could be trade fodder (he doesn’t have the trade kicker that Theis just received) but let’s remember Wood is made of kindling, God love him. And the rookies will hit that wall at some point or another.
     
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    We will probably trade Theis at the deadline to a contender for assets. Someone like Brooklyn could use him and they have a trade exception they can absorb him into.
     
  13. rammo

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    To hurt people.
     
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    Yay - our rookie had a big game in the SUMMER LEAGUE

    Totally different story playing against seasoned pros.
    Also, there are 2 "big man" positions, as long as your bigs can stretch the floor. 96 minutes of PF and C. Plenty of time for everybody
     
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    To sacrifice his body to avoid Wood banging down low
     
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    He sets amazing picks. Just wait until you see how amazing his picks are.
     
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    chenjy9 Numbers Don't Lie
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    I can think of a few reasons:
    • Allows Wood to spend more time at the 4
    • Shores up our interior D next to Wood or Sengun
    • Great trade asset in the next couple of years to contenders
     
  19. raspar

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    You’ll find out around game 42.
     
  20. Nolen

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    Many of y'all (not necessarily OP) need to vastly lower your expectations of what talented 19 year-olds can get done in an actual NBA game vs. grown NBA men.

    Those of y'all expecting Green to average over 20ppg and Sengun over 10 rebs when only 19yo are going to be really disappointed.

    I will happily eat my words, btw
     
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