..and the Rockets Red Glare

Discussion in 'Pistons and NBA' started by LA Dre, Mar 11, 2008.

  1. webz

    webz All-Star Snub Administrator 2x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    Unfortunately for the Rockets they don't have the luxury to just cruise into the playoffs with the way the West is.

    Peaking too early is better than not making the playoffs at all.
     
  2. LA Dre

    LA Dre All-Star 1x Fantasy Champion Forum Donor

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    I concur there as we have given up an average of 103 pts a games in Sheed's absence. Of course our 3 ball attempts are down too:)
     
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    Current Rockets are designed for the regular season. Low turnovers and good defense can go a long way during the regular season in the West. Come playoffs, the Rockets will look very ordinary when facing the best every night. They'll need that real tall option, and he's not there.
     
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    The Rockets probably should have looked at Dale Davis and Olawakhandi as pickups as opposed to relying Mutombo
     
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    Wow, talk about disrespecting the Rockets. You guys remind me of the entire rest of the NBA in 2004 talking about the Pistons.
     
  6. fwoompf

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    I like the Rockets :)
     
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    It has done well for the Spurs in past years..........resulting in championships!
     
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    Sure, if Ben Wallace and Chauncey Billups weren't available in the 2004 playoffs.
     
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    Of course you're right. Right now, the Rockets would also love to have Duncan in the lineup, instead of Mutumbo for 17 minutes per game.
     
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    I predicted that they'd fall off as soon as Yao got hurt. When that didn't happen. Instead of admitting that I was wrong, I just started bashing their playoff chances. Now that it's 19 in a row, that does sound pretty impressive......
     
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    Nemo...maybe you shoul go with the "just lucky" theory :)
     
  12. BillLaimbeer

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    I think he did believe it was lucky to win 18 in a row, but to win 19 consecutive games, it takes something impressive.
     
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    Personally I think it's a sign of good character to be able to stick with your POV even when the weight of evidence seems to be running against you. Stay strong and don't falter - they'll lose sooner or later.

    Besides, it's Rick Addledman - how far can they possibly go? You know, one of those great regular season coaches that never seems to make it very far in the playoffs. You know, like...

    Never mind. :sssh:
     
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    George Karl?
     
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    Oh yeah, him too.
     
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    Poor rick, he got to game 7 of the WCF in 2002, he just got rooked by Horry and the refs...He also got to the finals twice with Portland in 90 and 92, he just couldn't get past the Vinnie Johnson and Micheal Jordon heroics...that is little farther than both Flip and karl...:sssh:
     
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    George Karl is a terrible coach in the post AND regular season.
     
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    I am just responding to your quote - "good defense and few turnovers will go far in the regular season in the west" I mean really, that statement is kinda bizzare don`t you think??
     
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    If it's bizzare, then I can usually take credit for it........:pound:
     
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    20 in a row tonight.

    They had come into the game losing 15 out of their last 18 in Atlanta.
     

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