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Your Top Ten NBA Players That Never Played For The Rockets

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by don grahamleone, Sep 9, 2015.

  1. peleincubus

    peleincubus Member

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    1. kevin durant (ill have to take him off this list next year) ;)
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    2. dennis rodman

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    3. gary payton

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    4. vince carter

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    5. baron davis (for what he did to the mavs)
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  2. joeson332

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    maybe he's implying jerry Lin never really played to his potential? :confused:
     
  3. IzakDavid13

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    LeBron
    Durant
    Bol
    Muresan
    Kemp
    Vince Carter
    Rodman
    Alonzo Mourning
    Shaq
    Gary Payton
    Ok, I'll have to add The Big 3 from the 80's Jordan, Magic & Bird.
     
  4. daywalker02

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    Just a reminder

    KG the Kid not the Big Ticket :grin:
     
  5. Pyro451

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    Shaq
    Kevin Garnett ( Praying Mantis)
    LeBron
    Stocton
    Alonzo Mourning
    Bird
    Duncan
    Kevin Durant maybe someday
    Wilt Chamberlain
    Kidd
     
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  6. The_Yoyo

    The_Yoyo Contributing Member

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    Magic
    Bird
    KG
    Grant Hill
    Webber
    LeBron
    Ray Allen
    Dennis Rodman
    Tim Duncan
    Dominque Wilkins

    Honorable Mentions:
    Isiah Thomas, Reggie Miller, Nick Van Exel


    I know big names like Shaq, MJ and Kobe aren't on my list - If I were to take a list of players who I would want to start on my team they would definitely be on there, but the above 10 were the guys I loved watching the most outside of the guys on the Rockets. Especially Magic and Bird - they are the second and third favorite players of mine of all time (behind Hakeem of course)
     
  7. DonatasFanboy

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    Nah, just kind of forgot about the no-Rockets rule in the middle of writing that post. Besides, I was thinking about Linsanity in New York.

    At the start of that post I realised that I never liked any Rockets players besides Scola anyway, so after that I stopped paying attention to that rule.

    Turns out I like two Rockets.
     
  8. shastarocket

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    Iverson
    KG
    Webber
    Carter
    Bird
    MJ
    KAJ
    Durant
    ZBo
    Bill Russell

    Edit: Honorable mentions DWade, Pau, DWill, Nash, Dirk, Ray Allen, Baron Davis, Carmelo, Westbrook, the entire Pistons starting 5 that prevented Malone from winning a ring
     
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    1.Dylan
    2.Dylan
    3.Dylan
    4.Dylan
    5.Dylan

    Because he spits hot fire.
     
  11. Jugdish

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    Rasheed Wallace
    Steve Nash
    Baron Davis
    Tim Hardaway
    Larry Bird
    Michael Jordan
    Arvydas Sabonis
    Deron Williams
    Pete Maravich
    Nick Young
     
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  12. lionaire

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    1. Kobe
    2. Kyrie Irving
    3. KD
    4. Westbrook
    5. Jabari Parker
    6. Paul Pierce
    7. Shaq
    8. Reggie Miller
    9. Larry Legend
    10. Of course, Jordan
     
  13. Space City

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    Never played for the Rockets? There's only one answer:

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    N.P.O.

    Penny
    Shaq(magic)
    Mitch Richmond
    Gary Payton
    Marbury
    Vinsanity
    C-Webb
    JR Rider
    Kevin Johnson
    Reggie Miller
     
  16. AXG

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    Lin always plays for the other teams.
     
  17. da_juice

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    Jason Kidd
    Vince Carter
    MJ
    Pippen
    Bird
    Magic
    Steve Nash
    Kareem
    Reggie Miller
    Marc Gasol
     
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  18. plutoblue11

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    Realistic Draft Choices/Options for SDR/Houston Rockers (they've had):

    Spencer Haywood: [​IMG]
    Pete Maravich (We wouldn't have had Rudy T, though): [​IMG]
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    Jojo White: [​IMG]

    Bobby Jones
    Dennis Rodman
    Kawai Leonard
    Rashard Lewis
    Jeff Hornacek
    Byron Scott
    (tie) Maurice Cheeks, Jeff Malone

    HMs:
    Scott Skiles
    Andrei Kirlenko
    Rick Fox
    Richard Jefferson

    Not including 84' draft players, because that means no Olajuwon.

    Fantasy ?

    1. Dr. J (73-86), no explanations needed.
    2. Magic Johnson, Showtime in H-Town.
    3. Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook, right now.

    4a. Rasheed Wallace (96-08), Could you imagine a trio of T-Mac, Yao, and Sheed against the mid 00s West? If the organization, at least tried add a few talented pieces around them, they could've gotten out of the west a few times. Esp. with Sheed's intensity.
    4b. Chris Webber, the bridge between Olajuwon years to the Yao years.

    6. Nique (82-96), if you can't have MJ, Glide, or Dr. J, who would've been another choice in those days?
    7. George McGinnis (72-80), the 70s Rockets.
    8. Mitch Richmond (91-98), on the championship Rocket squads would've been fantastic.
    9. LaMarcus Aldridge, the bridge between Yao years to Harden/Howard years.
    10. Joe Dumars

    Players who actually played for the Rockets, but past their prime (or before their prime).
    Clyde Drexler (84-98), spends his entire career in Houston.
    Charles Barkley (84-00), Barkley and Olajuwon vs. the Lakers/Trailblazers/Supersonics.
    Scottie Pippen (89-99), He would've been a great addition to the championship teams.
    Jim Jackson (92-05), Shane Battier with scoring ability, but without some of those "lovable" intangibles and nerdy quirks.
    Dikembe Mutombo (91-08), if we somehow didn't end up with Olajuwon or the 1st pick in 1984 draft. Sampson would've been traded and Houston would've been in the NBA graveyard.
     
  19. AusFan

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    Did Lin play for the Rockets? Don't recall ever seeing his name come up in the GARM.
     
  20. daywalker02

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    jerry lin is an allworld celeb, noteworthy
     

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