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Away Houston Rockets Saturday, March 01, 2014

Discussion in 'March 2014' started by roscoe36, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. TaS

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    At what point did everyone count us out? I thought that would have been at the end if the first q when hou had 30 points in the paint.
     
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    The Rockets are like the Bizarro Pistons. They've both lived at the upper fringe of the lottery for a while, but the Rockets always seem to be in good cap shape and always seem to have either a plan B or escape route.

    The Pistons meanwhile don't seem to have a plan A and I think Joe would sign guys to 10 year contracts if they were allowed. I didn't see this game as the Pistons not playing hard, I saw it as they're just not built to be good. There are no shortcuts to success.

     
  3. Ernie the Slow Adult

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    Now that this pesky game is out of the way it is time for the Pistons to do what they do best, take a day off!
     
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    Speaking of bizarro and Howard, the Pistons are also like the bizarro Howard Magic. Instead of surrounding the big guy with good shooters to stretch the floor they do the exact opposite - they crowd the middle, complement that with horrible shooters and have a sixth man whose game is all about slamming into people below the rim and when the coach finally starts a decent shooter they insta-fire him.
     
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    And it's another offseason of major questions and uncertainty. They still have no idea what they want to be doing.
     
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    To me Monroe is looking like the weak link here. He can't guard anyone - easily the worst defensive starting PF that I have seen wearing a Pistons uniform. I can't
    believe his agent wants the max for him.

    If want a shot at turning this around then bench Monroe , bring him in for 20 per game for his offense but no more than that. Who cares anyway, with slimeball Falk as his manager he is bound to walk anyway.
     
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    He'll walk, unless he's convinced the Piston's way of doing things is about to change.
     
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    It was easy to forget about Howard because he got hurt, left Orlando and hadn't recovered last season in LA, but he is a beast.

    He was going one on three against the Pistons front line and winning.

    He knocked LeBron out of the playoffs.
     
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    Well they obviously didn't do just fine because Houston ran away with in the first half. And Harden scored more points in the first half than the second? So it seems as though facts have gotten in the way of a fine argument. Again, I didn't watch the game, and I'm sure Singler got burnt in the Harden oven, but it's not like Harden went from Smush Parker to Michael Jordan when Singler switched on to him.

    Hear, hear!
     
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    It's all Singler's fault. He wasn't organizing the team when he was on the bench.
     
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    down with Singler :mob-smiley2:
     
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    The only reason coaches keep playing Singler is because when he's on the court pretending to play NBA basketball, his mind is too busy to do his telepathic voodoo magic to destroy the team. It's usually safer that way.
     

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