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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. Plowman

    Plowman Contributing Member

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    We have a 52.1 % chance of getting a top 4 pick. It's likely to be 3 or 4.
     
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  2. Sweet Lou 4 2

    Sweet Lou 4 2 Contributing Member
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    I mean we have the highest probability of getting the 5th pick over any other pick, but yes, it's a coin flip of the 5th pick vs any top 4.
     
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  3. steddinotayto

    steddinotayto Contributing Member

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    Would anyone be mad if Stone traded the 5th pick and the Brooklyn pick to move back into the top 4?
     
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  4. snowconeman22

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    depends but maybe a little bit . Moving from 5 to 4 and giving up 17 is a bit of a high price. Sengun was taken at 16 . Quantity over quality ? Idk . I don’t think I’d be maaaad , but it gives him less margin for error . You can still get a great player with the later pick .
     
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  5. treyk3

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    Jeremy Sochan
     
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  6. MrButtocks

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    Not at all. My endorsement of Sharpe is only due to our team situation and the lack of confidence in the other names on the list. Players that were drafted into the NBA directly out of high school have a decent track record, although I know that's not indicative of anything. Patrick Baldwin was one of the top prospects in high school and was awful this season. I'd rather roll the dice than draft someone I think projects as a role player.
     
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  7. J Sizzle

    J Sizzle Member

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    Well, yes, but essentially zero chance any team would agree to such a trade. Brooklyn pick isn't valuable enough for any team to consider sacrificing a top 4 prospect in a 4 person draft.
     
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  8. Houston77

    Houston77 COOKIES AND CAKE, MY TEAM BAKED!
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    I wouldn’t be, especially if it landed us Smith or Chet.
     
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  9. peleincubus

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    Thanks for letting us all know that it would be good for the rockets if they got the top 2 picks in the draft. Very insightful.
     
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    Had not really paid much attention to this guy, but he is now on my radar, interesting prospect.
     
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  11. Sweet Lou 4 2

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    I would much rather us try to improve the 17th pick to a top 10 pick.
     
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  12. DaDakota

    DaDakota Never Trump
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    Well you are welcome - it is what it is......tell you what, I would even be ok with the 1 and the 3, or the 1 and the 4, right?

    Amirite, or amirite.

    But thanks for the meaningless snark - really makes the board better....

    Probably should just stick to your girly threads.

    https://bbs.clutchfans.net/threads/...r-girly-to-be-a-successful-nba-player.313347/

    DD
     
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  13. htownborn34

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    Where’s Shaedon Sharpe?
     
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  14. Roomba

    Roomba Dude, 别他妈急

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    Are Otto Porter Jr, Michael Porter Jr, and Kevin Porter Jr the best brothers in the NBA today? I say yes
     
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    Gambler's fallacy.
     
  16. Aruba77

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    With the 5th pick, assuming the top 4 are gone, you pick Sharpe, and u have your franchise wing. Griffin has durability questions, mathurin is a poor defender, Duren is a huge project at #5. Davis is another shooting guard we don’t need.

    Murray would be my 2nd choice followed by Griffen I guess. But if we miss out on the top 4, I think we pick the highest upside player, which is Sharpe.
     
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  17. SamFisher

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    Everybody will be mad because undoubtedly a 5-30 player will be in ROY conversations that everybody ABSOLUTELY KNEW was going to be a star and dumb stonetitta for failing tor recognize it.
     
  18. Aruba77

    Aruba77 Contributing Member

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    DD, haven’t you learned not to tempt fate? EG says hi. ;)

    let’s not take anything for granted.
     
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  19. Aruba77

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    Fine by me if it’s for one of the big 3.
     
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  20. gmoney411

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    They could but they have Futlz, Cole, and Suggs. I would imagine a guy like Sharpe might be a better fit if the draft grades are close.
     
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