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With the 5th pick in the draft, the Houston Rockets select....

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Rockets34Legend, Apr 11, 2022.

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Who do you want?

Poll closed Friday at 8:41 AM.
  1. Jalen Duren

    8.4%
  2. Johnny Davis

    0.4%
  3. AJ Griffin

    15.3%
  4. Bennedict Mathurin

    5.6%
  5. Keegan Murray

    34.5%
  6. Other - Name your player in your post

    10.0%
  7. Shaedon Sharpe

    25.7%
  1. Rockets34Legend

    Rockets34Legend Contributing Member

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  2. Houston77

    Houston77 COOKIES AND CAKE, MY TEAM BAKED!
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    I’ve been telling y’all. Don’t sleep on Murray. The dude is a great prospect with no major weaknesses in his game.
     
  3. burlesk

    burlesk Serious business

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    Is that Lewis Black in a wig?
     
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    May 17 is going to be the most stressful day on this site.
     
  5. smoothie

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    I like Murray. The age is a concern. Of course he looked good playing against guys 4 years younger. Although I usually prefer BPA, I don't like the idea of locking in a small front court between him at 6'8 and sengun and 6'9. I think he's deserving of pick 5-7ish in this draft though.

    I'd lean Sharpe over Murray depending on how his workouts go.
     
  6. Rockets34Legend

    Rockets34Legend Contributing Member

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    Just like June 22, 2021. Same ****, different year.
     
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    If Williams wouldn't have gotten those ankle injuries, he was hall of fame bound. He used to dog CP3 everytime they played. Nevere like Williams, didn't understand the upside angle of it like Maggetti
     
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  9. Plowman

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    If the Rockets end up at 5 (which I don't think will happen - 3 or 4 IMO), I definitely see them making a move...either up, or for a young up and coming star. Wall's expiring & #5 for _______.
     
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    He'll be 22 by next season. Fine prospect, just low upside for a Top 5 selection.
     
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    No thanks to old ass Keegan.

    If we land at 5, trade up or gamble on Sharpe.
     
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  12. ClutchCityReturns

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    Murray is basically the same draft age as most NBA superstars have been throughout history. I swear if they lifted the age restrictions, some of y'all would be trying to draft a 14 year old middle schooler.
     
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    5 would be such a desperation slot for us. Forwards gone and likely Ivey too. Sharpe? Feels like a real gamble. It's him or Murray, I feel like Sharpe probably has the higher upside but also the lower floor. Honestly I think I'd rather reach on Sochan than deal with a diva or a guy who just doesn't have the upside.
     
  14. groovemachine

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    it’s not the end of the world, you can make moves holding 5,17, Wood, EG, Tate, Wall, Sengun… is there a team looking to tear down and move a disgruntled star?

    A lot of options, plus it will be interesting how guys like Sharpe, Mathurin, and Duren show out at the combine. That 5 could be a good chip.
     
  15. Derp McFlopsky

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    I'd say harder to come up with a meaningful trade with those chips (also did you include Sengun? c'mon man...) than it is to draft a player who can contribute.
     
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  16. groovemachine

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    I’m just saying 5 is not a bad spot, and I’d move Sengun in a package to get a 2nd star next to Green, absolutely.
     
  17. Fullcourt

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    LeBron gonna freeze his sperm and have it drafted.
     
  18. saleem

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    Keegan is a good player. I would probably select him at 7 or 8 in this draft.
     
  19. larsv8

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    Would you trade 5 for SGA?
     
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    No. Redundant much???
     

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