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Matter.
12-12-2013, 05:07 PM
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Matter.
12-12-2013, 08:51 PM
only two games

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 09:35 PM
Nets lol.

leprechaun5
12-12-2013, 09:37 PM
kidd needs to be fiiiiiiiiired (alicia keys voice)

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 09:40 PM
kidd needs to be fiiiiiiiiired (alicia keys voice)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_2CTv15Fe90

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 09:43 PM
Jermain O'neil out for the season?****.

leprechaun5
12-12-2013, 09:50 PM
Jermain O'neil out for the season?****.

what is it now , wrist,knee,hip,HEAD ?

VinceCarter
12-12-2013, 10:26 PM
Deron crossing up Paul!

leprechaun5
12-12-2013, 10:26 PM
woow ,deron vs cp3 with some ankle breakers .

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 10:27 PM
where has this Deron Williams been? P.S. I told y'all he's better as a SG

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 10:51 PM
yo Blake is hilarious.

KG swiped his arm, and Blake grabs his face like his eyes flew out.

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 10:53 PM
yo Blake is hilarious.

KG swiped his arm, and Blake grabs his face like his eyes flew out.Yeah,saw that too.What a flopping crybabe.

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 10:58 PM
Damn,the Clippers are getting outplayed badly right now.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:01 PM
Brook Lopez is the #1 scoring big in the league. This kat literally is like a 7 foot SG wit post moves now.

It looks like Kidd has this team buying into who they are. They aren't athletic, they aren't quantity possession team. They are slow it up, walk it up, half court, post up to set up your offense team.

Alan Henderson is a smart defender. Damn there's blood in this game too.

JerseyPalahniuk
12-12-2013, 11:03 PM
where has this Deron Williams been? P.S. I told y'all he's better as a SG

He's been injured...last game was his first one back. So was Lopez. It's kind of hard for a team with a brand new coach and players who've never played together to develop offensive and defensive chemistry when their TOP 2 players are out. Especially at the PG and C positions.

Underrated move by Kidd: Pierce coming off the bench last two games. Anderson (someone who Kidd personally recruited as Vets' min) adds much needed quickness to the starting lineup.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:06 PM
He's been injured...last game was his first one back. So was Lopez. It's kind of hard for a team with a brand new coach and players who've never played together to develop offensive and defensive chemistry when their TOP 2 players are out. Especially at the PG and C positions.

Underrated move by Kidd: Pierce coming off the bench last two games. Anderson (someone who Kidd personally recruited as Vets' min) adds much needed quickness to the starting lineup.

the last 2 years?

I agree.

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:10 PM
Why are they putting him back in?He can't even walk.

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:10 PM
The Nets are cursed.

Lopez and DWILL have been healthy together for about a game and a half this season.

AK47 probably won't play till February.

I can't see this team gaining any momentum or chemistry with their constant injuries to their 3 best players.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:10 PM
man I really hope Lopez stays healthy. He's actually starting to make a mark on the league.

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:11 PM
man I really hope Lopez stays healthy. He's actually starting to make a mark on the league.

He won't remain healthy. The Nets have just that type of luck.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:12 PM
Why are they putting him back in?He can't even walk.

b/c it can stiffen up on him. The worst thing for big man w/ ankle problems is not getting back on the court. He has to push himself, it's sometimes mental.

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:14 PM
b/c it can stiffen up on him. The worst thing for big man w/ ankle problems is not getting back on the court. He has to push himself, it's sometimes mental.Yeah,but couldn't running up and down make it worse?why risk it?

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:15 PM
not good. Lopez to the locker room

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:15 PM
Andray Blatche:drool:

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:16 PM
Blatche is crazy.What a move:speechless:

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:17 PM
I told you the Nets are cursed, Lopez probably has a broken foot. Last time that happened he missed the entire year.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:17 PM
this kat has superstar potential, just needs to put it together.

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:18 PM
Blatche Attack. This is nothing new. He did this all the time last year.

JerseyPalahniuk
12-12-2013, 11:19 PM
the last 2 years?

I agree.

Looks at his stats after the All-Star game last year when he took a full week off and had multiple cortisone shots in his ankles. Healthy D-will is good.

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:20 PM
Blatche Attack. This is nothing new. He did this all the time last year.
Yeah what a sick mofo.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:22 PM
I hope Blatche is practicing wit KG on off days, cuz damn. That sequence vs Deandre is why he was a lotto pick.

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:22 PM
Looks at his stats after the All-Star game last year when he took a full week off and had multiple cortisone shots in his ankles. Healthy D-will is good.

It's a lost cause. Nobody wants to acknowledge how good DWILL was the only time he was really health the last 2-3 years.

First half last year the dude couldn't walk up his stairs without cringing.

Dude put up 22 and 8 on 48% shooting and 41% from 3, that's superstar type numbers

NYMetros
12-12-2013, 11:24 PM
Watching LA tonight and last night.. not impressed.

Griffin looks like he has not improved his game at all from last year to this year.

Matter.
12-12-2013, 11:24 PM
What happened to clipperfan

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:25 PM
Lopez is ok. Seriously a big like him needs to do daily foot massages. The Nets FO need to get on that if they haven't.

JerseyPalahniuk
12-12-2013, 11:27 PM
Watching LA tonight and last night.. not impressed.

Griffin looks like he has not improved his game at all from last year to this year.

JJ Redick was incredibly valuable to Doc's system. They haven't been the same since he was injured.

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:29 PM
Steph> healthy Deron

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:30 PM
Steph> healthy Deron

So? Steph is arguably the best PG in the NBA. Who cares if Deron isn't better than him?

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:38 PM
So? Steph is arguably the best PG in the NBA. Who cares if Deron isn't better than him?You speak truth:nod:

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:44 PM
You speak truth:nod:

I have no problem recognizing when a player on a different team is better than a player on my favorite team.

Now, I don't think any guard played better post AS break last year than Williams though...although I did watch a LOT more of DWILL than anybody else.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:44 PM
that was the worst lob set up, I have ever seen.

shep33
12-12-2013, 11:46 PM
That crossover By Deron brought back memories

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:47 PM
I have no problem recognizing when a player on a different team is better than a player on my favorite team.

Now, I don't think any guard played better post AS break last year than Williams though...although I did watch a LOT more of DWILL than anybody else.Curry was better.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:49 PM
you couldn't have played a worse game if you tried as a Clippers.

jmoney85
12-12-2013, 11:49 PM
Curry was better.

curry was probably better than isiah thomas, john stockton, bob cousy also

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:50 PM
Curry was better.

I'm not gonna get into that with you. I didn't see enough of Curry and you didn't see enough of Deron(probably).

I will say this though, to me they play two very different styles.

leprechaun5
12-12-2013, 11:50 PM
curry is the GOAT

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:51 PM
That crossover By Deron brought back memories

People forget Deron has one of the best cross overs.

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:51 PM
curry is the GOAT

Pshhh Deron is a better shooter. Did you see his display against Washington when he set the record for 3s??

By the way...that's sarcasm.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:52 PM
STFU Reggie

WARRIORS@GR
12-12-2013, 11:56 PM
curry was probably better than isiah thomas, john stockton, bob cousy alsoThe stats are available,you can check them.
Curry:26/4/7.5 47.6 FG%-46% 3pt-62% ts%
Deron:22.9/2.5/8 48.1 FG%-42% 3pt-62.2 ts%

Curry had more turnovers,but still.

KniCks4LiFe
12-12-2013, 11:56 PM
no other way to put it that was an impressive victory.

Paul Jeffrey
12-12-2013, 11:58 PM
The stats are available,you can check them.
Curry:26/4/7.5 47.6 FG%-46% 3pt-62% ts%
Deron:22.9/2.5/8 48.1 FG%-42% 3pt-62.2 ts%

Curry had more turnovers,but still.

How many more turnovers? I'm willing to call that a wash.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:00 AM
How many more turnovers? I'm willing to call that a wash.3.4 to 2.7

mjt20mik
12-13-2013, 12:07 AM
Dwight's game just confuses me.

DODGERS&LAKERS
12-13-2013, 12:11 AM
Lin has looked good the few times I have seen the Rockets.

As for the other game. Those crossovers Deron put on Cp3 were crazy!

KniCks4LiFe
12-13-2013, 12:15 AM
I thought CP3 crossed Dwill but he stepped on Lopez's foot

https://t.co/fwqSfzHinP

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 12:17 AM
I can't stand Harden ,he flops almost every time someone is near him

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:17 AM
I thought CP3 crossed Dwill but he stepped on Lopez's foot

https://t.co/fwqSfzHinPWho is that ***** screaming?:laugh2:

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:17 AM
Terrible first quarter by Houston, but they're only down by 1. That's a good sign. They really need to cut down on Portland's offensive rebounds and quit missing easy shots around the basket.

KniCks4LiFe
12-13-2013, 12:18 AM
Dwill yo yo crossed him here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdO7tQSC8xs

he threw yo yo out and pulled him back in. :laugh2:

KniCks4LiFe
12-13-2013, 12:19 AM
Who is that ***** screaming?:laugh2:

:shrug:

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 12:28 AM
Jared Dudley ‏@JaredDudley619 3m
I just have to apologize to all clipper fans by my play this season! I been playing like ********. It's been downright embarrassing!

:laugh:

KniCks4LiFe
12-13-2013, 12:29 AM
Doc told him to do that? :laugh2:

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:32 AM
Some nice post moves by Howard on back to back possessions.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:33 AM
Dwight doing work.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:35 AM
I know I'm going to get killed for saying this, but the one thing that has surprised me about Dwight since he's come to Houston has been his passing ability. He makes at least 1 or 2 really nice passes out of the post every game, and he does a good job of finding players cutting to the rim. That's a part of his game no one ever gives him credit for.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:37 AM
I know I'm going to get killed for saying this, but the one thing that has surprised me about Dwight since he's come to Houston has been his passing ability. He makes at least 1 or 2 really nice passes out of the post every game, and he does a good job of finding players cutting to the rim. That's a part of his game no one ever gives him credit for.It won't matter unless he somehow limits his turnover numbers though.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:40 AM
It won't matter unless he somehow limits his turnover numbers though.

Why? Just because a player commits turnovers doesn't mean he is a bad passer. Most of Howard's turnovers come when he gets stripped with his back to the basket. I don't think a player's propensity for turnovers necessarily takes away from their ability to make passes unless you're a ball dominant guard whose job it is to run the offense.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:41 AM
Where is everybody tonight? We have two of the best teams in the West going at it and it just appears to be the two of us posting in here...

KniCks4LiFe
12-13-2013, 12:41 AM
this is the most structured Houston has looked all season.

D-Leethal
12-13-2013, 12:42 AM
So is Terry Stotts a great coach or the same scrub from Milwaukee? Hmmm...

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:44 AM
Why? Just because a player commits turnovers doesn't mean he is a bad passer. Most of Howard's turnovers come when he gets stripped with his back to the basket. I don't think a player's propensity for turnovers necessarily takes away from their ability to make passes unless you're a ball dominant guard whose job it is to run the offense.He gets stripped by help defenders lots of times.Those should be passes to the open man,that's what I mean.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:46 AM
Where is everybody tonight? We have two of the best teams in the West going at it and it just appears to be the two of us posting in here...Yeah,who cares about West scrub teams?East>>>>>

Bishnoff
12-13-2013, 12:51 AM
When was the last time CP3 only got 2 or less assists?

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 12:52 AM
terrible call there

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:53 AM
God.... I wish mods would actually sticky the damn game threads so we don't have people posting in two game threads at once. How long can it take for a mod to come on once a night, unsticky yesterday's thread and sticky today's thread? 5 minutes? 2 minutes?

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:54 AM
When was the last time CP3 only got 2 or less assists?Damn.Only happened twice on his career.Previous was last year vs Lakers.

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 12:56 AM
Rockets are 2 players away from being a contender .

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:56 AM
terrible call there

If you're referring to the Matthews foul, I thought that was the right call. Lin definitely put his arm up on the drive, but Matthews also wasn't giving him any space, was clearly moving and then fell down on the drive.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 12:57 AM
Rockets are 2 players away from being a contender .

2 players? The Rockets are a contender now.

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 12:57 AM
Dwight Howard doing work in the post today.

Bishnoff
12-13-2013, 12:59 AM
Damn.Only happened twice on his career.Previous was last year vs Lakers.

I'm surprised it was that recent. In 28 minutes too.

I didn't watch the game so can't comment on why he didn't get more. Looking at the team FG% (37.1) I guess his teammates were missing a lot of shots.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 12:59 AM
Rockets are 2 players away from being a contender .Lol.Rockets are definitely contenders if they find their chemistry and get something valuable for Asik.

KniCks4LiFe
12-13-2013, 12:59 AM
http://i41.tinypic.com/25i64u8.gif
damn

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:00 AM
2 players? The Rockets are a contender now.

So you think they have a chance against OKC or SAS in a 7 game series with this roster ?

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:00 AM
God, that was an ugly first half, but I'm pleased with where Houston is at. They're up by 1 despite shooting 37 percent, shooting 1-10 from the 3-point line and shooting only 8 free throws. If they get the offense on track in the second half, they'll be in good shape. Dwight has done an excellent job on both ends of the floor and is clearly bothering Aldridge.

Bishnoff
12-13-2013, 01:01 AM
God.... I wish mods would actually sticky the damn game threads so we don't have people posting in two game threads at once. How long can it take for a mod to come on once a night, unsticky yesterday's thread and sticky today's thread? 5 minutes? 2 minutes?

I must admit, I did almost post in the 12/11 thread lol.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:02 AM
So you think they have a chance against OKC or SAS in a 7 game series with this roster ?

Would I pick them to win? No. But would they have a chance? Hell yeah. They already beat San Antonio once this season and they have a great team to match up with OKC because of Dwight and their ability to get out in space offensively. They've got the 6th best record and are tied for the 4th highest point differential. That's a contender in my book.

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:03 AM
Would I pick them to win? No. But would they have a chance? Hell yeah. They already beat San Antonio once this season and they have a great team to match up with OKC because of Dwight and their ability to get out in space offensively. They've got the 6th best record and are tied for the 4th highest point differential. That's a contender in my book.

With a stretch PF ,and another guy off the bench who can score a little and defend a lot ,they have a chance , right now ,HELL no .

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:08 AM
With a stretch PF ,and another guy off the bench who can score a little and defend a lot ,they have a chance , right now ,HELL no .

They have a stretch 4 and his name is Terrence Jones. As a starter in 14 games this season, the guy has averaged 13/9/2/1 on .521/.406/.559 shooting percentages and phenomenal advanced stats. People don't know him because they don't watch Rockets games, but he's been a huge part of the Rockets success over the last 10-15 games.

And they have plenty of guys who can score off the bench. Lin is finally coming back after missing 7 games with an injury, while Casspi, Garcia, Brooks and Smith are all solid bench guys. And they have Asik, who they'll inevitably deal for a quality player or players.

I'm still not ready to say that I like them to come out of the West in the Finals, but you're totally delusional if you think they don't have a chance at all.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:11 AM
Rockets are going from overrated to underrated.And all the hate is because of Dwight's *** and Harden flops.

I hate Dwight(I've been recorded saying i'd take Koufos on my team instead of him lol) but I will never underestimate a good team.They are not better than the Spurs right now,but who in the West is?Are we supposed to crown the Spurs as WC champions already?

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:13 AM
They have a stretch 4 and his name is Terrence Jones. As a starter in 14 games this season, the guy has averaged 13/9/2/1 on .521/.406/.559 shooting percentages and phenomenal advanced stats. People don't know him because they don't watch Rockets games, but he's been a huge part of the Rockets success over the last 10-15 games.

And they have plenty of guys who can score off the bench. Lin is finally coming back after missing 7 games with an injury, while Casspi, Garcia, Brooks and Smith are all solid bench guys. And they have Asik, who they'll inevitably deal for a quality player or players.

I'm still not ready to say that I like them to come out of the West in the Finals, but you're totally delusional if you think they don't have a chance at all.

Ok.

Good luck with Jones,Casspi,Garcia,DMO :)

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 01:14 AM
Rockets are 2 players away from being a contender .


So you think they have a chance against OKC or SAS in a 7 game series with this roster ?


With a stretch PF ,and another guy off the bench who can score a little and defend a lot ,they have a chance , right now ,HELL no .

the Rockets has the sixth best record in the NBA this season so far...ahead of the Clippers, and have given the two best team of the Western Conference 1 of their few losses this year. not to mention the Rockets have one of the best offenses in the NBA. so yes, the Rockets are definitely contenders and DEFINITELY have a shot at beating SA and OKC. heck, the Rockets almost beat OKC in the first round last year with a less talented team.

and the Rockets have its PF in Terrence Jones. dude has been balling and averaging close to a double double since entering the starting lineup. he's also shooting 40% from the 3 this season.

do the Rockets have shortcomings they need to address? yes. the Rockets need to play better perimeter defense. but let's be honest here, every team in the NBA has shortcomings...even the defending NBA Champions have shortcomings they need to address.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:14 AM
Rockets are going from overrated to underrated.And all the hate is because of Dwight's *** and Harden flops.

I hate Dwight(I've been recorded saying i'd take Koufos on my team instead of him lol) but I will never underestimate a good team.They are not better than the Spurs right now,but who in the West is?Are we supposed to crown the Spurs as WC champions already?

Exactly. And I've been on record several times saying that I still wouldn't pick Houston to come out of the West, but at this point they'd be my third pick behind San Antonio and OKC. To say they don't have a chance is just insulting.

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:14 AM
Rockets are going from overrated to underrated.And all the hate is because of Dwight's *** and Harden flops.

I hate Dwight(I've been recorded saying i'd take Koufos on my team instead of him lol) but I will never underestimate a good team.They are not better than the Spurs right now,but who in the West is?Are we supposed to crown the Spurs as WC champions already?

What about Oklahoma?

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:15 AM
Ok.

Good luck with Jones,Casspi,Garcia,DMO :)+Lin and whatever they get for Asik.Who does OKC have off the bench?

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:15 AM
Ok.

Good luck with Jones,Casspi,Garcia,DMO :)

How many games with Jones as the starter have you actually watched? Don't speak from a place of ignorance if you have no clue what you're talking about.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:16 AM
God..... Terrible turnover by Harden.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:18 AM
Jesus..... Houston is coming unraveled. That was an absolutely horrible ****ing stretch of basketball. And Howard should be ashamed of the way he handled himself after that mixup on the rebound.

John Walls Era
12-13-2013, 01:18 AM
LOL Dwight lets easy basket cuz of staring at parson.

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:20 AM
+Lin and whatever they get for Asik.Who does OKC have off the bench?

Reggie Jackson .

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:20 AM
the Rockets has the sixth best record in the NBA this season so far...ahead of the Clippers, and have given the two best team of the Western Conference 1 of their few losses this year. not to mention the Rockets have one of the best offenses in the NBA. so yes, the Rockets are definitely contenders and DEFINITELY have a shot at beating SA and OKC. heck, the Rockets almost beat OKC in the first round last year with a less talented team.

and the Rockets have its PF in Terrence Jones. dude has been balling and averaging close to a double double since entering the starting lineup. he's also shooting 40% from the 3 this season.

do the Rockets have shortcomings they need to address? yes. the Rockets need to play better perimeter defense. but let's be honest here, every team in the NBA has shortcomings...even the defending NBA Champions have shortcomings they need to address.

Lol , they were playing without Westbrook , remember ?

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:20 AM
What about Oklahoma?Spurs>OKC>Houston right now.What's the point?

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 01:24 AM
Lol , they were playing without Westbrook , remember ?

did you not see the games when they did have Westbrook? and the Rockets played without Lin and didn't have Howard. also, what about everything else I said?

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:25 AM
Reggie Jackson .That's all?

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:25 AM
Lol , they were playing without Westbrook , remember ?

And the Rockets have Dwight Howard now. Both teams are clearly better basketball teams now.

Bishnoff
12-13-2013, 01:26 AM
They have a stretch 4 and his name is Terrence Jones. As a starter in 14 games this season, the guy has averaged 13/9/2/1 on .521/.406/.559 shooting percentages and phenomenal advanced stats. People don't know him because they don't watch Rockets games, but he's been a huge part of the Rockets success over the last 10-15 games.

And they have plenty of guys who can score off the bench. Lin is finally coming back after missing 7 games with an injury, while Casspi, Garcia, Brooks and Smith are all solid bench guys. And they have Asik, who they'll inevitably deal for a quality player or players.

I'm still not ready to say that I like them to come out of the West in the Finals, but you're totally delusional if you think they don't have a chance at all.

Yep, Jones has been balling. He's turning into the player he always showed glimpses of in college.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:27 AM
Beverly:drool:

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:27 AM
That missed dunk by Jones was a killer. If he makes that, the Blazers take a timeout. Instead the Blazers get out in transition and get a wide open corner 3-pointer.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:28 AM
Fuuuuuuu..... The Rockets have got to get a ****ing defensive rebound. That **** is infuriating.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:29 AM
Aldridge has been unconscious tonight. That's what's killing Houston. They play great defense for the entire shot clock and then Aldridge hits a contested 18 footer.

jmoney85
12-13-2013, 01:31 AM
LA is soooo good. I'm about to put him in my top 5 in the nba

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:31 AM
Aldridge has been unconscious tonight. That's what's killing Houston. They play great defense for the entire shot clock and then Aldridge hits a contested 18 footer.He was wide open.

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 01:31 AM
ugh i hate when Beverly tries to play like Lin. you're there to spot up 3s and play defense...STICK TO THAT!

Bishnoff
12-13-2013, 01:33 AM
Aldridge has been unconscious tonight. That's what's killing Houston. They play great defense for the entire shot clock and then Aldridge hits a contested 18 footer.

He's having a great season. A big reason why Portland have been playing so well.

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:35 AM
did you not see the games when they did have Westbrook? and the Rockets played without Lin and didn't have Howard. also, what about everything else I said?

You didn't say anything worth replying .

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:36 AM
He was wide open.

I wouldn't call it wide open. A defender was clearly half a second late getting to him, but most of his shots have been at least somewhat contested, and he's hit almost every single mid range jumper he's taken today. My point is simply that the guy's impossible to defend when he's hitting that shot with that much accuracy.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:37 AM
You didn't say anything worth replying .

And you haven't said a single thing of substance in this entire thread or backed up a single thing you've said with evidence, but we've still shown you respect and responded to your posts. Don't be a dick.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:38 AM
I wouldn't call it wide open. A defender was clearly half a second late getting to him, but most of his shots have been at least somewhat contested, and he's hit almost every single mid range jumper he's taken today. My point is simply that the guy's impossible to defend when he's hitting that shot with that much accuracy.Yeah,he's like a worse Dirk duplicate.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:39 AM
Please no overtime,I don't want the Rockets to be tired for tommorrow's blowout:D

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:40 AM
Great stretch of basketball here by Houston. I was really concerned that things were about to get away from them, but they're playing very good defense, getting stops and getting out in transition to get attempts around the rim.

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 01:41 AM
You didn't say anything worth replying .

what part of it wasn't "worth replying?" You said the Rockets aren't a contender. I point out that the Rockets has the 6th best record in the NBA, ahead of the Clippers...a widely regarded contender...while being only a game behind Miami and 4 games behind Indiana, the current best team in the league. i also pointed out the Rockets has one of the best offense in the league.

you said the Rockets need a stretch 4, i point out that the Rockets already have its PF in Terrence Jones who has averaged closed to a double double since entering the starting lineup and have shot 40% from the 3.

then you tried to say the Rockets aren't a contender because the team has holes it needs to address....and i point out the fact that every team, even the reigning NBA champs, have holes that it need to address.

i then brought up the Rockets almost beat OKC last year with a less talented team...you countered by saying that OKC played without Westbrook during most of the series. then i pointed out the fact the, even before Westbrook went down, OKC struggled vs Houston. I also pointed out the fact the Rockets played without Lin during that series and didn't have Howard.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:45 AM
As bad as the first half of that third quarter went for Houston, I'm thrilled to see them tied going into the fourth. Hopefully they can keep this thing close and keep this offensive rhythm going. Winning in Portland would be huge.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:46 AM
what part of it wasn't "worth replying?" You said the Rockets aren't a contender. I point out that the Rockets has the 6th best record in the NBA, ahead of the Clippers...a widely regarded contender...while being only a game behind Miami and 4 games behind Indiana, the current best team in the league. i also pointed out the Rockets has one of the best offense in the league.

you said the Rockets need a stretch 4, i point out that the Rockets already have its PF in Terrence Jones who has averaged closed to a double double since entering the starting lineup and have shot 40% from the 3.

then you tried to say the Rockets aren't a contender because the team has holes it needs to address....and i point out the fact that every team, even the reigning NBA champs, have holes that it need to address.
Doesn't matter.OKC is the GOAT team,has no weakness.They got Reggie Jackson off the bench,the best 6th man of all time.And Jeremy lamb,GOAT shooter.Rockets would be lucky to steal a game from them.

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 01:47 AM
Doesn't matter.OKC is the GOAT team,has no weakness.They got Reggie Jackson off the bench,the best 6th man of all time.And Jeremy lamb,GOAT shooter.Rockets would be lucky to steal a game from them.

:laugh2:

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:47 AM
To every Rocket fan here .

I don't agree with anything you say .

IMO they aren't contenders because they lack depth ,they lack defense and they lack coaching .

shep33
12-13-2013, 01:48 AM
Aldridge with 19 boards in 29 mins? ****

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:48 AM
Horrible idea there by Beverley. Aldridge was clearly asking for it.

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 01:49 AM
To every Rocket fan here .

I don't agree with anything you say .

IMO they aren't contenders because they lack depth ,they lack defense and they lack coaching .

to leprechaun5, i think your favorite team sucks. because they suck. /leprechaun5 logic.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:49 AM
To every Rocket fan here .

I don't agree with anything you say .

IMO they aren't contenders because they lack depth ,they lack defense and they lack coaching .

They lack defense and depth? Yeahhh.... I'm going to go ahead and stop taking you seriously.

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 01:51 AM
whyyyyyy does Beverly think he's good at creating his own shot now? whyyyyy????

leprechaun5
12-13-2013, 01:52 AM
They lack defense and depth? Yeahhh.... I'm going to go ahead and stop taking you seriously.

I don't really care , i've already bookmarked this thread .This team with this roster is not a contender .

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:55 AM
I don't really care , i've already bookmarked this thread .This team with this roster is not a contender .

Oooohhhhhh!!!! You've bookmarked it!!!! If it's any consolation, I've already forgotten I ever had this conversation with you. You and your awful opinions on basketball mean that little to me.

TheMightyHumph
12-13-2013, 01:55 AM
The stats are available,you can check them.
Curry:26/4/7.5 47.6 FG%-46% 3pt-62% ts%
Deron:22.9/2.5/8 48.1 FG%-42% 3pt-62.2 ts%

Curry had more turnovers,but still.

What's the Finals appearances and NBA Titles comparisons at this point?

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:56 AM
whyyyyyy does Beverly think he's good at creating his own shot now? whyyyyy????

I dunno. It pisses me off, too. But that was a major heads up play to draw the foul just then. The Rockets were on thin ice of letting this thing get out of hand.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 01:58 AM
Houston has got to move the ball better than they are right now. When they're moving the ball, they're getting good looks and they're impossible to stop. But when they play like this, their offense gets predictable and anemic.

WARRIORS@GR
12-13-2013, 01:59 AM
What's the Finals appearances and NBA Titles comparisons at this point?What's the point of that question?

NYMetros
12-13-2013, 01:59 AM
Parsons!

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:00 AM
Just when I was ready to count them out, they finally force a turnover and hit an open 3-pointer.

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:02 AM
Just when I was ready to count them out, they finally force a turnover and hit an open 3-pointer.

Ditto I was about to start watching the new big bang theory lol. Guess that's going on the back burner for now.

J4KOP99
12-13-2013, 02:05 AM
Howard with a great game tonight. Same with Aldridge.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:05 AM
Great move by Harden!

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:06 AM
Great move by Harden!

So sexy.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:07 AM
****! I hate that offense by Harden. He's better than that, and it led to an easy jumper on the other end.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:07 AM
****ing Beverley. God dammit.

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:08 AM
How do you airball a runner from 6 feet out.

Lakers + Giants
12-13-2013, 02:08 AM
Batum, dagger

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:08 AM
Batum, dagger

Lol a little soon for that...

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 02:09 AM
oooooh my god Beverly. wth. how many airballs has he had in this game? seriously. stick to what you're getting paid to do.

shep33
12-13-2013, 02:09 AM
Yeah, when Harden flops he mostly gets the calls, but when he doesn't, it's like an automatic two the other way, just because it's basically a 5 on 4

Asik's better
12-13-2013, 02:09 AM
Can somehow merge Beverly and Lin into one player. Will have a good offensive and defensive player then

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:09 AM
How do you airball a runner from 6 feet out.

Exactly. I have no freaking clue what he's doing with the ball in his hands in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. He does a lot of things well, but creating offense isn't one of them, and that miss immediately led to the 3-pointer on the other end. Terrible.

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:11 AM
Exactly. I have no freaking clue what he's doing with the ball in his hands in the final minutes of the fourth quarter. He does a lot of things well, but creating offense isn't one of them, and that miss immediately led to the 3-pointer on the other end. Terrible.

This is why Lin is still better as much as I love Beverly.

shep33
12-13-2013, 02:11 AM
Steve Blake is now out for 6 weeks.

That means Nash, Blake and Farmar (all 3 of our pg's) are now all out for like a month each lol

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 02:11 AM
time to take Beverly out and put Lin in. seeing Beverly airballing when he tries to create his own shot is making me mad.

Red_Pill
12-13-2013, 02:12 AM
Only watched a few of Houstons games this year, but I've got to agree with others who don't take this team as a serious threat. They're missing something.

I will say, Dwight is looking good tonight. They need to get him the ball more often.

As for Portland, they're looking really good, but I see Houston as more of a serious contender than them. I think once playoff time rolls around, they're out in the first round.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:12 AM
****. ****. ****. ****. ****.

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:13 AM
That's the game.

shep33
12-13-2013, 02:13 AM
LMA should be in the lead for MVP

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:14 AM
:facepalm:

shep33
12-13-2013, 02:15 AM
Game.

People also forget that Portland is missing CJ MaCullum. Dude is a legit player

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 02:15 AM
i think Ralph Sampson forgot Lin is back from injury.

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:15 AM
How was that not a foul???

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:15 AM
LMA should be in the lead for MVP

I'm not ready to say that. The guy still isn't nearly as efficient offensively as a big man should be. But I would definitely put him in my top 5 behind Lebron, Durant and probably George.

Red_Pill
12-13-2013, 02:16 AM
LMA should be in the lead for MVP

He's good, but not THAT good. PG and Durant have been better.

SouthSideRookie
12-13-2013, 02:17 AM
Only watched a few of Houstons games this year, but I've got to agree with others who don't take this team as a serious threat. They're missing something.

I will say, Dwight is looking good tonight. They need to get him the ball more often.

As for Portland, they're looking really good, but I see Houston as more of a serious contender than them. I think once playoff time rolls around, they're out in the first round.

They're missing a guy that can slow down Aldridge, he's in street clothes. Wait until Morey trades him and see what he gets for him.

Btw what's worse, Lillard's defense or Joey as a ref smh

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:18 AM
This game hurts, but I think they'll take this loss in stride. They're without their head coach and they were playing in Portland, which certainly isn't an easy road challenge. Considering the Rockets beat them easily at home, we can call it a wash at this point.

Great game, Portland.

Lakers + Giants
12-13-2013, 02:18 AM
Steve Blake is now out for 6 weeks.

That means Nash, Blake and Farmar (all 3 of our pg's) are now all out for like a month each lol

Wiggins baby, cuz more kobe at PG. Not a good thing this early on (cuz of injury of course).

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:18 AM
Crawford is the worst ><

Lakers + Giants
12-13-2013, 02:20 AM
I must be stubborn as ****, cuz everytime portland beats a good team I still can't put them among the best in the west (by that I mean top 4).

shep33
12-13-2013, 02:20 AM
The reason I say he should be 1st, is not because I think he's the best player in the NBA, heck not even close.

But based on how guys have won it in the past... example, Steve Nash. The best player on the best the best team typically gets that nod.

Considering the Blazers are now 19-4, atop the west (the far superior conference), I think in those terms he deserves it as of now.

That being said... no way he gets it. PG, KD or LeBron will

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:21 AM
Crawford is the worst ><

Yeah, but you can't blame this one on the refs. The Blazers just played better in the second half than the Rockets did, period. I was actually stunned, because I thought it was a fairly well officiated game, which is a rarity for Crawford.

Bottom line, the Rockets have to play better than that to beat a legitimate squad like Portland on the road. They wasted too many possessions down the stretch and didn't play good transition defense.

Red_Pill
12-13-2013, 02:23 AM
They're missing a guy that can slow down Aldridge, he's in street clothes. Wait until Morey trades him and see what he gets for him.

Btw what's worse, Lillard's defense or Joey as a ref smh

I don't think they'll get what they need by trading Asik, but it certainly would be a plus. They really need to get Harden to buy into playing defense. He's dreadful.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:24 AM
I must be stubborn as ****, cuz everytime portland beats a good team I still can't put them among the best in the west (by that I mean top 4).

lol.... I feel the same way. I just watched them beat my team pretty soundly in the second half and I'm still not ready to fully take them seriously. I think the reason is because I just can't believe a team that is so dependent on Aldridge's 18-footers and Matthews' 3-pointers can be reliable down the stretch offensively. Defensively, they're pretty legit, but offensively I don't trust them.

Red_Pill
12-13-2013, 02:24 AM
I must be stubborn as ****, cuz everytime portland beats a good team I still can't put them among the best in the west (by that I mean top 4).

I'm with you on that. They have the feeling of a team that does well in the regular season, and then gets destroyed in the first round of the playoffs. I'm not sold on this team by a long shot.

mightybosstone
12-13-2013, 02:27 AM
I don't think they'll get what they need by trading Asik, but it certainly would be a plus. They really need to get Harden to buy into playing defense. He's dreadful.

I think they've got everything they need actually. What they need is some consistency. When they play well, they can beat anyone in the league and play elite basketball on both ends of the floor. But when they complacent, they get sloppy and they can lose to anybody.

And Harden's defense has been bad this season, but he's certainly not the reason they lost tonight. In fact, I think he's been much better defensively since that early stretch when he was really having issues with his foot injuries. Their biggest hole defensively tonight was Jones, who normally has been much better than this, but just could not keep up with Aldridge or get in his face on those mid-range jumpers.

shep33
12-13-2013, 02:30 AM
Wiggins baby, cuz more kobe at PG. Not a good thing this early on (cuz of injury of course).


MDA is going to kill Kobe... again

That's the tank plan though

FOBolous
12-13-2013, 02:31 AM
i think the Rockets should trade Asik for a good backup wing player who specializes in defense and some picks.

Arch Stanton
12-13-2013, 02:32 AM
Holy crap LMA with 31 and 25!

Red_Pill
12-13-2013, 02:32 AM
I think they've got everything they need actually. What they need is some consistency. When they play well, they can beat anyone in the league and play elite basketball on both ends of the floor. But when they complacent, they get sloppy and they can lose to anybody.

And Harden's defense has been bad this season, but he's certainly not the reason they lost tonight. In fact, I think he's been much better defensively since that early stretch when he was really having issues with his foot injuries. Their biggest hole defensively tonight was Jones, who normally has been much better than this, but just could not keep up with Aldridge or get in his face on those mid-range jumpers.

As a Rockets fan, what player (within reason) would you want for Asik?

Lakers + Giants
12-13-2013, 02:39 AM
lol.... I feel the same way. I just watched them beat my team pretty soundly in the second half and I'm still not ready to fully take them seriously. I think the reason is because I just can't believe a team that is so dependent on Aldridge's 18-footers and Matthews' 3-pointers can be reliable down the stretch offensively. Defensively, they're pretty legit, but offensively I don't trust them.


I'm with you on that. They have the feeling of a team that does well in the regular season, and then gets destroyed in the first round of the playoffs. I'm not sold on this team by a long shot.

OK. I'm glad i'm not the only that feels that way haha. They would have to make the WCF for me to be a believer honestly.


MDA is going to kill Kobe... again

That's the tank plan though

whatever the plan is, let's hope it works.

:cheers:

I miss farmar and blake already, but at the same time it's a good thing for us.
:hide:

shep33
12-13-2013, 02:40 AM
Asik for Marion + a pick/another player makes sense.

alexander_37
12-13-2013, 02:41 AM
Yeah, but you can't blame this one on the refs. The Blazers just played better in the second half than the Rockets did, period. I was actually stunned, because I thought it was a fairly well officiated game, which is a rarity for Crawford.

Bottom line, the Rockets have to play better than that to beat a legitimate squad like Portland on the road. They wasted too many possessions down the stretch and didn't play good transition defense.

I know, I just really really hate Crawford.

Never been a spurs fan but that Halloween photo was amazing.

UKblazers
12-13-2013, 04:56 AM
I think the reason is because I just can't believe a team that is so dependent on Aldridge's 18-footers and Matthews' 3-pointers can be reliable down the stretch offensively. Defensively, they're pretty legit, but offensively I don't trust them.
Cmon I see most of your posts and respect your opinion but I completely disagree. The blazers literally have the best offense in the league by offensive efficiency, and right now it's not that close. The offense is the one area I don't worry about.

TheMightyHumph
12-13-2013, 07:30 PM
The Nets are cursed.

Lopez and DWILL have been healthy together for about a game and a half this season.

AK47 probably won't play till February.

I can't see this team gaining any momentum or chemistry with their constant injuries to their 3 best players.

The curse of Julius.

TheMightyHumph
12-13-2013, 07:34 PM
Steph> healthy Deron

But Deron makes a lot mo' money