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Why do you think Morey chose Sam Dekker over RJ Hunter?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by OldfanofTmac, Jun 29, 2015.

  1. OldfanofTmac

    OldfanofTmac Member

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    This team shoots a lot of 3 pointers, but still doesn't have an elite 3 point shooter on the team.

    I think Dekker was a good pick, but I think RJ Hunter would've been better.
     
  2. malakas

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    Because IMO rjhunter is a chucker with horrible shot selection and is much older than most prospects. If his shot doesnt translate he will be a bust.
     
  3. TesseracT

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    Because Dekker is more talented. Morey said it himself.
     
  4. Jontro

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    Because he input numbers into his sophisticated machine from the future and Dekker's name came out.
     
  5. rocketsballin

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    after looking at his stats his efficiency went down. on his draft page it says he cant make his own shot and didnt face much competition, and when he did he got shut down. for his efficiency to go down agaainst weak competition, he cant be a good pick. so best case he's just a shooter that needs someone to get him good looks. poor man's jj reddick?

    dekker can do all the things he can do plus more.
     
  6. ShutURBiG!

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    In an interview he said he went for the best available player.
     
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    Versatility. Hunter is JUST a shooter
     
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    Same reason why Troy Daniels didn't stick around.
     
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    I think that's the main reason. They were willing to part with Troy Daniels because he brought nothing to the table other than 3-point shooting.
     
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    If it's that simple, morey would have just brought back steve novak.
     
  11. steddinotayto

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    Him hitting jack **** when he was on the court didn't help matters either. I think if he would have shot better Daniels would still be on the team.
     
  12. crash5179

    crash5179 Contributing Member

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    Well, Dekker is a better 3pt shooter than RJ Hunter so theres that.
     
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    BECAUSE DEKKER IS A FORWARD!! WE DON'T DRAFT GUARDS IN THE FIRST ROUND.;)
     
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    I guarantee you if The Rockets would've had the 3rd pick in 2009, DM would've passed on James Harden and Steph Curry to pick Jordan Hill!
     
  16. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Athleticism, size, overall scoring ability, defensive skill and big game experience.
     
  17. Normalus

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    Don't ever underestimate RJ Hunter ;)
     
  18. ipaman

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    Hunter is a 3&NoD player.

    Dekker is a 3&D player who is taller, longer, faster, stronger, etc...
     
  19. crash5179

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    At 28% 3pt shooting, Hunter seems like a No3 & NoD player.

    All I heard from ESPN was how good his range was, but the guy shoots a low percentage.
     
  20. J Hard

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    So it's the gospel, end of discussion.

    I'm a fan of Morey but com'on man some of you worship everything he says.
     

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