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Why it needs to be Mobley...

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by Landry's Tooth, Jun 27, 2021.

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    Rockets analytics team not giving up without a fight.

     
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    7'0 playmakers are even more rare.

     
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    Sharpe and Primo leave me cold.

    Glacial.

     
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    Mobley could be a 7'0 Siakam on day one.

     
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    The all-definitive Mobley v. Green piece!
    It has been said, Mobley it is! ;)



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    Who should the Rockets draft?

    Mobley

    When drafting as high as Houston will, the team should always select the most talented player, and the player with the highest ceiling. Both are not mutually exclusive. In regards to Mobley and Green, both are incredibly talented players who have high ceilings. With Green, you get a dynamic scorer who could lead the NBA in scoring in the future. With Mobley, you get a defensive unicorn who is considered a 5 by position, but plays more like a super-sized wing. In an ever-changing NBA, where you integrate innovation one year but revert to old-school principles the next, it is important to have a player who allows you to play multiple schemes on both ends. Houston is a team that embraces positionless basketball, more than many other teams in the NBA. If you are a great player, which Mobley and Green will both be, you can play well with others. The tiebreaker is who can enhance their teammates and play off of them the best. Based on that criteria, Mobley is the pick.

    Mobley is a foundational piece. A player who will need time to grow into his body and frame, but has the tools that a coaching staff can mold into whatever they desire. Houston is a patient situation for him. An organization that will allow his talent, development, and versatility to dictate their team-building philosophy moving forward.
     
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    The dude doesn’t wanna be here and is about as beta as it gets: PASS.

    Jalen Green if he’s there, trade down for Scottie Barnes if he’s not.
     
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    We're gonna learn a lot about how organized this FO is on Thursday. If they pick Mobley they are the new spy kings of the NBA and know how to manipulate the media.
     
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    if Jalen Green isn’t there at 2 then u take Cade Cunningham, not trade down for Scottie Barnes
     
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    I want to believe that this is all an elaborate smokescreen orchestrated by Stone to end up with Mobley and additional assets but I think that is just far fetched at this point. Seems foregone at this point that Green is the pick or, much less likely, Cade falls to 2 or the Rockets move up to 1 for him.

    Dont like those picks either. If it is Green at 2 then I would want to grab McBride and Thor at 23/24. Also want a SRP or 2 where I would scoop Bassey and Sims to groom as rim protectors to cover for Green and KPJ.
     
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    I was thinking the same thing lol like "did Cade just take himself out of the draft??"
     
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    Evan Mobley holds special workout in Tokyo.

     
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    I hope he backs up his statement by including past examples of how a team experienced success by drafting a player that clearly did not want to suit up for said team.
     
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    How does a robot have better form than Ben Simmons?
     
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    i mean the fact that mobley prefers cleveland as a destination is a huge red flag
     
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