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Houston is flying 

Post#1 » by Krazykiwi » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:17 am

Under the radar now. Cp3 was always hurt the last two years and the Rockets still remained as one of the top 2-3 teams without him, now they added Westbrook, he’s still an Uber talent just playing the game the wrong way. If Mike D Antonio can get Westbrook buyin to the system , defer to Harden a bit,and play game the right way, this Rockets team can very well win the whole thing next year .

Westbrook
Harden
Gordon
Tucker
Capela

Monster lineup, it gives Houston a different dimension on the offense end now that Westbrook can drive to the rim at will instead of a slow ass CP3.

Houston should be one of the best 3 teams in the west along with the two LA teams.
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Post#2 » by AJ_Joseph » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:18 am

There's bad fits, and then there's Westbrook and Harden.
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Post#3 » by Tracymcgoaty » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:28 am

They've got 2 legit shooters on that lineup.

CP3 was underrated for them..they need him for the playoffs. But we'll see how it'll pan out.
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Post#4 » by NO-KG-AI » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:29 am

Chris Paul is a better player, and a better fit. Good luck.
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Post#5 » by clyde21 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:29 am

now it all makes sense.
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Post#6 » by LakersSoul » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:30 am

Krazykiwi wrote:Under the radar now. Cp3 was always hurt the last two years and the Rockets still remained as one of the top 2-3 teams without him, now they added Westbrook, he’s still an Uber talent just playing the game the wrong way. If Mike D Antonio can get Westbrook buyin to the system , defer to Harden a bit,and play game the right way, this Rockets team can very well win the whole thing next year .

Westbrook
Harden
Gordon
Tucker
Capela

Monster lineup, it gives Houston a different dimension on the offense end now that Westbrook can drive to the rim at will instead of a slow ass CP3.

Houston should be one of the best 3 teams in the west along with the two LA teams.


2 Hot Dogs.

Can they sacrifice their game to take a crack at the LAs?

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Post#7 » by FatboyRealPetty » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:30 am

Russell needs his own team literally his own team where he can play 1 vs 5
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Post#8 » by israelfirst » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:30 am

westbrook and harden are a horrible fit together and especially with a coach like d'antoni. houston is going to be bad
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Post#9 » by gst8 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:31 am

clyde21 wrote:now it all makes sense.


Right?
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Post#10 » by Soulyss » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:32 am

Ironically CP3 was a better fit alongside harden than Westbrook. Personality issues aside, Westbrook cannot space the floor for Harden... CP3 would punish you if you collapsed on Harden... They will just let Westbrook shoot.

2 1st and 2 pick swaps... and I am not sure they got the better player.
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Post#11 » by Mister Ze » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:32 am

NO-KG-AI wrote:Chris Paul is a better player, and a better fit. Good luck.

When he’s gonna be 35 next year ? No, that ship sailed.
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Post#12 » by Richfield » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:34 am

AJ_Joseph wrote:Westbrook and Harden are a bad fit.


True and False.

Westbrook a starting PG with Harden coming off the bench, bad fit. (OKC model)

Harden a starting PG with Westbrook a slashing scoring guard with the ball in his hands less, much better fit. (Houston model)
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Post#13 » by TheNewEra » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:34 am

LakersSoul wrote:
Krazykiwi wrote:Under the radar now. Cp3 was always hurt the last two years and the Rockets still remained as one of the top 2-3 teams without him, now they added Westbrook, he’s still an Uber talent just playing the game the wrong way. If Mike D Antonio can get Westbrook buyin to the system , defer to Harden a bit,and play game the right way, this Rockets team can very well win the whole thing next year .

Westbrook
Harden
Gordon
Tucker
Capela

Monster lineup, it gives Houston a different dimension on the offense end now that Westbrook can drive to the rim at will instead of a slow ass CP3.

Houston should be one of the best 3 teams in the west along with the two LA teams.


2 Hot Dogs.

Can they sacrifice their game to take a crack at the LAs?


If the Lakers play big then Houston could have a strong advantage drawing fouls
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Post#14 » by Winsome Gerbil » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:36 am

The Harden and CP3 thing was clearly done, but I'm not sold at all on Westbrook and Harden as a good fit. Two of the highest usage guards in NBA history.

Still, it gives them some sort of shot, at least freshens them up for the big challenges coming out of L.A.
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Post#15 » by My2CentsR » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:38 am

Wow, that's going to be fun to watch. I have no idea whether to expect a Western Conference finalist or a decent team that won't get over a hump because they don't mesh well schematically or personally.
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Post#16 » by IAMZOOTED2 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:41 am

So... it didn't work with Melo or CP3. But we're supposed to believe Westbrook is the key that unlocks it all?

Sorry, not buying it.
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Post#17 » by robillionaire » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:43 am

This is the final nail in the coffin for Houston, and now missing 2 picks and 2 picks swaps, going to be a long decade
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Post#18 » by nbafan38 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:43 am

IAMZOOTED2 wrote:So... it didn't work with Melo or CP3. But we're supposed to believe Westbrook is the key that unlocks it all?

Sorry, not buying it.


It did almost work with CP3, they were a win away from possibly stunning GS until he got hurt......
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Post#19 » by IAMZOOTED2 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:45 am

nbafan38 wrote:
IAMZOOTED2 wrote:So... it didn't work with Melo or CP3. But we're supposed to believe Westbrook is the key that unlocks it all?

Sorry, not buying it.


It did almost work with CP3, they were a win away from possibly stunning GS until he got hurt......


Why not run it back then?
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Post#20 » by nbafan38 » Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:46 am

IAMZOOTED2 wrote:
nbafan38 wrote:
IAMZOOTED2 wrote:So... it didn't work with Melo or CP3. But we're supposed to believe Westbrook is the key that unlocks it all?

Sorry, not buying it.


It did almost work with CP3, they were a win away from possibly stunning GS until he got hurt......


Why not run it back then?


Because Paul wanted out, he's also getting older.

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