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Woj Report: John Wall increasingly likely to sit entire season

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by DaBeard, Nov 11, 2021.

  1. Rudyc281

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    Sounds good except Walker is like 8.5m and Wall is 40m. Would need some major gymnastics to find additional pieces to work out the deal.
     
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    I couldn't believe the Rockets actually pulled it off and got him to agree to not play for the season.

    Street clothes John Wall is much more valuable to the Rockets than John Wall with playing time. We rid ourselves of the egregious mistake that was the Westbrook-Paul trade and acquired a draft pick in the deal that helped us get Sengun. Now Wall can bathe in his ridiculous contract money on the sidelines or agree to a buyout. Big picture, everyone.
     
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    IF HE WOULD'VE BEEN PLAYING, HE WOULD BE TRADED BY NOW.. . WHO'S GOING TO TRADE FOR WHAT THEY CAN'T SEE?
     
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    Why would we want. KEMBA????
    Wall for Simmons STR* UP!!

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    Wall showcased himself last year as the first option on one of the worst teams the league has ever seen. You're telling me that other organizations need another 15-20 game sample size before they pull the trigger on his 2 year $95 million contract?

    I don't even know what team can trade for Wall's salary without dumping a bunch of crap contracts onto our books in return. In addition, like every team before us that had to dump an albatross contract, we are going to have to attach incentives. Are you okay with trading one or more 1st round picks to get rid of Wall's contract when we're in the middle of a tank? What is so important about moving Wall right now that it's worth surrendering the assets we're looking to use to accelerate our rebuild?

    Stone has played his cards right so far. If he is so hell-bent on playing, he can take DJ Augustin's 10 MPG off the bench. Otherwise, he can continue to sit (which he agreed to do anyway) and then agree to a buyout next season. There's no marquee player on the market we need to dump Wall's salary for in the next two years because we SUCK.
     
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    Playing Simmons next to Sengun in the starting lineup will cause the same spacing problems that our two-center rotations had. Also, Simmons is a punk and can't be trusted to improve his game or be a team-first player.
     

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