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kdspurman
12-29-2017, 07:30 PM
Friday December 29th, 2017

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NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 07:42 PM
Was not on PSD last night....and good thing I wasn't or I probably would of lost my PSD privileges for a couple days with the way my Rockets played last night. Just terrible to say the least.

Gonna get this out of the way first, I'm not one to make excuses but not having Capela or CP3 didn't help. But looking back at the first half, we clearly did not need them with the halftime lead we built up. Losing 4 in a row is bad, especially with how well we've been playing the past couple months. Just hit bottom and need to rebound. Building a lead and hanging on to one.

As for Harden, I'm not one of those biased Rocket fans so I'm looking at this as both a Rocket fan and a fan of another team. Harden is a player where you love him when he is on your team and you hate him when he's not. He's a great player in this league and "great players" tend to get the majority of the calls based on popularity which I feel is an acceptable argument. And I'll admit being a Rockets fan, he always wants to get a call when he drives to the lane or puts up a contested shot. He finds ways for defenders to make mistakes. It's just at a point now where Harden is not getting the calls he always has gotten. Now this is coming from a Rockets fan and I'm just being honest with how I feel. He should continue to play his style of play. Harden is on pace for another great season and although he's not known for his defense, it has improved this year. The calls last night were 50-50. Looking at the replay 100 times today I can see why Harden was called for 2 offensive fouls. Brown probably should of got called for a travel on the pass which resulted in a score to cut the lead to 98-87 but like I said below I'm not one to blame the refs.

Finally it's over with. Today is a new day with another game in less than a half hour. Got a quick turn around which can be a good thing or a bas thing for this team. Chris Paul is back tonight so that is huge. I'm not one to bash the refs either. My philosophy and what I always believe in is if you score more points than your opponent, the refs mean nothing to your success. Thanks for hearing me out. Now lets go beat the Wizards.

KB24PG16
12-29-2017, 08:19 PM
the avery bradley news about his sexual assault is troubling. allegedly raped a woman while she was passed out drunk during the ECF finals and then paid 400k to have her keep quiet

tredigs
12-29-2017, 08:25 PM
Rockets are missing Capela big time. I can definitely see them losing their 5th straight tonight.

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 08:43 PM
they look tired

WaDe03
12-29-2017, 08:46 PM
the avery bradley news about his sexual assault is troubling. allegedly raped a woman while she was passed out drunk during the ECF finals and then paid 400k to have her keep quiet

Doubt it's true, just an IG model wanting some extra fame and money. He probably ****ed her but I doubt it was rape.

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 08:55 PM
we are at such a low point need to just get a W and get back on track

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 08:55 PM
turnover after a timeout you kidding me

Giannis94
12-29-2017, 09:34 PM
Bucks tripling up the thunder 10 minutes in

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 09:37 PM
Bucks tripling up the thunder 10 minutes in

Don't hold your breath. No lead is safe in this league.

Giannis94
12-29-2017, 09:42 PM
Don't hold your breath. No lead is safe in this league.

We saw last night with an overrated rockets team and a whiney Harden blow one to Boston. Trust me. I know.

Scoots
12-29-2017, 09:42 PM
Rockets are playing worse than the missing players explains away. And CP3 is back ... but doesn't look 100%, not that that's an excuse.

Scoots
12-29-2017, 09:46 PM
What the hell is going on tonight ... the games seem upside down based on standings.

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 09:53 PM
5 loses in a row unless we decide to play some D. Wizards getting some lucky bounces their way. 18 3's given up to the Clippers 15 to the Lakers 8 against the Thunder, 8 against the Celtics and now 14 given up to the Wizards with still 6:00 to go. That's 63 three pointers given up in 5 games. Usually it's us putting up those kinds of numbers.

zn23
12-29-2017, 09:53 PM
Mirotic is killing the Pacers...

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 09:56 PM
This is unacceptable. This is no first place team. What the heck happened? It's at the point where playing defense is not even an option for us. Get your heads out of your ***

Scoots
12-29-2017, 09:58 PM
Watching the Rockets go from 9 down to 20 down with Harden on the bench.

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 09:58 PM
Rockets are playing worse than the missing players explains away. And CP3 is back ... but doesn't look 100%, not that that's an excuse.

Without CP3 yesterday, we had a big halftime lead and was running away with that game. No excuse now with CP3 in the lineup. Some think Paul rushed back tonight after that tough loss last night. Clearly the whole team is playing like crap.

lol, please
12-29-2017, 09:59 PM
Without CP3 yesterday, we had a big halftime lead and was running away with that game. No excuse now with CP3 in the lineup. Some think Paul rushed back tonight after that tough loss last night. Clearly the whole team is playing like crap.Please share your thoughts here [emoji4]

http://forums.prosportsdaily.com/showthread.php?t=931859

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Scoots
12-29-2017, 10:00 PM
Without CP3 yesterday, we had a big halftime lead and was running away with that game. No excuse now with CP3 in the lineup. Some think Paul rushed back tonight after that tough loss last night. Clearly the whole team is playing like crap.

Something tells me they'll be locked in by next thursday.

zn23
12-29-2017, 10:04 PM
This stretch by the Rockets shouldn't be much of a concern. They're a team that goes about 8 deep, so when they lose CP3 and Capela, plus they're playing without their rotational player in Mbah Moute, they're going to struggle.

Once they get healthy again, it'll be business as usual they'll go on another winning streak and finish top 2.

Scoots
12-29-2017, 10:05 PM
I'm actually a little surprised the Rockets gave up so early.

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 10:06 PM
67 three pointers given up during the 5 game losing streak

NFLAccess
12-29-2017, 10:10 PM
I'm actually a little surprised the Rockets gave up so early.

noticed that to. They looked tired with very little effort. Our game was off with the 3 ball so had to adjust. Fought back a bit in the 4th with our backups in but to little to late

Scoots
12-29-2017, 10:19 PM
67 three pointers given up during the 5 game losing streak

Probably not a record ... but IIRC the Rockets were getting good results on their defense of 3s earlier in the year but player tracking said they were not one of the better teams closing out on 3s ... maybe this is regression to the mean on their 3 D.

aman_13
12-29-2017, 10:28 PM
Probably not a record ... but IIRC the Rockets were getting good results on their defense of 3s earlier in the year but player tracking said they were not one of the better teams closing out on 3s ... maybe this is regression to the mean on their 3 D.

Ha! Morey would know better than anyone else.

Scoots
12-29-2017, 10:30 PM
Ha! Morey would know better than anyone else.

Doesn't mean he can do anything about it though :)

Giannis94
12-29-2017, 10:37 PM
Bucks continue to mimick rockets. About to blow huge lead.. Also missing second best player

Stunner
12-29-2017, 11:09 PM
My Bulls

WaDe03
12-29-2017, 11:13 PM
Bucks continue to mimick rockets. About to blow huge lead.. Also missing second best player

Who's their 2nd best player?

HandsOnTheWheel
12-29-2017, 11:21 PM
Refs **** up another one. Giannis clearly steps out and officials don't review it..

Giannis94
12-29-2017, 11:22 PM
Huge officiating **** up at end of okc vs mke .. Giannis probably stepped out. But they didn't call it or review it. And I think it was review able. But would have been tied if it negated it.

WaDe03
12-29-2017, 11:27 PM
Huge officiating **** up at end of okc vs mke .. Giannis probably stepped out. But they didn't call it or review it. And I think it was review able. But would have been tied if it negated it.

He was for sure out. You cant ***** about the refs for a month now lol!

Giannis94
12-29-2017, 11:28 PM
Who's their 2nd best player?

Jabari

Giannis94
12-29-2017, 11:29 PM
He was for sure out. You cant ***** about the refs for a month now lol!

Yes I can. Because that was one call he got. Harden gets 30 against small market teams and then doesn't get two. And then *****es about those two.

WaDe03
12-29-2017, 11:30 PM
Jabari

Middleton is.

WaDe03
12-29-2017, 11:30 PM
Flashbolt is rolling over in his grave right now

HandsOnTheWheel
12-29-2017, 11:34 PM
Harden takes a step back from being the sure MVP after these losses IMO

LBJ
Harden
KD

in any order

lol, please
12-29-2017, 11:41 PM
Flashbolt is rolling over in his grave right nowWhat happened lol?

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lol, please
12-29-2017, 11:48 PM
Klay on fire but the turnovers....smh

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Giannis94
12-29-2017, 11:49 PM
What happened lol?

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I assume flash is a okc fan. Giannis stepped out. Scored. Okc inbounded quickly. No review . Lost because of no review.

Cal827
12-29-2017, 11:50 PM
They just need to openly fine referees after some of these.... Giannis likely stepped on the line, but they don't do a thing?

Maybe give the coaches a couple challenges each game too. Fouls vary on what the ref thinks, but plays like that NEED to be checked at the end of games.

lol, please
12-29-2017, 11:57 PM
I assume flash is a okc fan. Giannis stepped out. Scored. Okc inbounded quickly. No review . Lost because of no review.[emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]omg

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lol, please
12-30-2017, 12:05 AM
Klay and Green went to the bench and the Warriors fall apart lol

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lol, please
12-30-2017, 12:13 AM
The defense that Klay played there. I just lol when people say he's only a shooter.

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Giannis94
12-30-2017, 12:15 AM
[emoji23][emoji23][emoji23][emoji23]omg

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They just need to openly fine referees after some of these.... Giannis likely stepped on the line, but they don't do a thing?

Maybe give the coaches a couple challenges each game too. Fouls vary on what the ref thinks, but plays like that NEED to be checked at the end of games.
I think like one challenge under 6 minutes on the game per team.. But it should be the reffs that don't need it. So maybe if you get it right you get another?

Scoots
12-30-2017, 12:21 AM
I assume flash is a okc fan. Giannis stepped out. Scored. Okc inbounded quickly. No review . Lost because of no review.

Flash is a LeBron fan then an OKC fan ... in that order I think.

Scoots
12-30-2017, 12:24 AM
MKG is just mugging KD. Need some Marcus Smart acting to get those calls.

lol, please
12-30-2017, 12:37 AM
Tied at the half.

BIG game from King Klay,

Big games from West, Durant, Green, Livingston, Bell, and Iggy on both ends.

Too many turnovers early, hope we clean that up

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Scoots
12-30-2017, 12:42 AM
One thing it's nice not to worry about ... the Warriors tend to lock in in close games and close well. They are sloppy and inconsistent, but they do have a good finishing kick.

lol, please
12-30-2017, 12:52 AM
Durantula hurt [emoji17]

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WaDe03
12-30-2017, 12:53 AM
Durantula hurt [emoji17]

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:)

Scoots
12-30-2017, 12:56 AM
:)

Why would you be happy about that?

lol, please
12-30-2017, 01:00 AM
:)He's back, but it was scary for a sec

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lol, please
12-30-2017, 01:00 AM
Livingston to the rim!!!!!


:faint:

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lol, please
12-30-2017, 01:07 AM
You could tell Durant was hungry for another look and he made that one lol, love it.

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lol, please
12-30-2017, 01:13 AM
Not sure how that isn't goaltending :facepalm:

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WaDe03
12-30-2017, 01:19 AM
King Klay!

lol, please
12-30-2017, 01:22 AM
Refs are in the Hornets pocket. There's no other explanation.

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WaDe03
12-30-2017, 01:24 AM
Refs are in the Hornets pocket. There's no other explanation.

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I just tuned in but that was actually really good defense on Green.

tredigs
12-30-2017, 01:26 AM
Howard's just going 2010 throwback Dwight on us. He looks damn good tonight.

WaDe03
12-30-2017, 01:28 AM
Howard's just going 2010 throwback Dwight on us. He looks damn good tonight.

I haven't watched much but I've been hearing nothing but good things about him this year.

HandsOnTheWheel
12-30-2017, 01:29 AM
Warriors commentators complain a lot for a team who is a lock for the championship

WaDe03
12-30-2017, 01:31 AM
Warriors commentators complain a lot for a team who is a lock for the championship

I was just about to say they're terrible lol

WaDe03
12-30-2017, 01:31 AM
That was clearly a foul on the jumpshot.

lol, please
12-30-2017, 01:35 AM
I was just about to say they're terrible lolFitz and Barnett are awesome, you watch your mouth lol

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HandsOnTheWheel
12-30-2017, 01:35 AM
lol, please vacates the premises real quick when Warriors start losing. Hilarious

lol, please
12-30-2017, 01:40 AM
:sad2:

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HandsOnTheWheel
12-30-2017, 01:46 AM
Don't worry champ, you'll get 'em next time

Sixers3Fan
12-30-2017, 09:25 AM
No Embiid again tonight. Sigh. What a shame. Such a great player when hes on the court.

Scoots
12-30-2017, 11:00 AM
I was just about to say they're terrible lol

The play by play guy is bad, the color guy is good if he's allowed to talk.

likemystylez
12-30-2017, 12:03 PM
Warriors commentators complain a lot for a team who is a lock for the championship

LOL if you cant beat denver or the bobcats on your home floor- you arent a lock for anything.

Giannis94
12-30-2017, 12:13 PM
holy crap. Lakes currently in line to get the #3 pick. Like 3-11 odds are almost interchangeable. Lakers were off to a good start. And apparently have tanked since my thread about them being in the playoffs potentially.

MILLERHIGHLIFE
12-30-2017, 12:30 PM
I just posted a tweet about Celtics have the best odds as of now for Lakers pick.

Giannis94
12-30-2017, 12:45 PM
And then you-know-who f-d up that trade. Tatum and a top 5 pick for Fultz. daaaaam

Vee-Rex
12-30-2017, 05:46 PM
And then you-know-who f-d up that trade. Tatum and a top 5 pick for Fultz. daaaaam

Yeah, that's pretty crazy when you think about it. Gotta give Ainge credit.

warfelg
12-30-2017, 06:20 PM
Yeah, that's pretty crazy when you think about it. Gotta give Ainge credit.

Considering Fultz played 4 injured games and hasn't been seen since, it's hard to put a bow on it already.

Giannis94
12-30-2017, 09:48 PM
Considering Fultz played 4 injured games and hasn't been seen since, it's hard to put a bow on it already.

I mean it will hard be hard to say that it was a bad trade by Boston. Same can't be said for if it doesn't work out for Philly.. But hey, trust the process right?

Oh and #mpsdga

warfelg
12-30-2017, 09:52 PM
I mean it will hard be hard to say that it was a bad trade by Boston. Same can't be said for if it doesn't work out for Philly.. But hey, trust the process right?

Oh and #mpsdga

Issue is your post is making it out like it's a bad trade for Philly when we are 1/3 into their rookie years. You can't do that. I mean 1/3 into his rookie year Giannis didn't look all that great. Ditto for Paul George. Ditto Kwahi Leonard. But those are 3 of the top 10 players in basketball right now.

Giannis94
12-30-2017, 10:01 PM
Issue is your post is making it out like it's a bad trade for Philly when we are 1/3 into their rookie years. You can't do that. I mean 1/3 into his rookie year Giannis didn't look all that great. Ditto for Paul George. Ditto Kwahi Leonard. But those are 3 of the top 10 players in basketball right now.

Or how about you.go outside of your shell and acknowledge how well Tatum has played? Shocker I know. But you're probably not aware as you only talk about 1 team.

More-Than-Most
12-31-2017, 12:23 AM
Or how about you.go outside of your shell and acknowledge how well Tatum has played? Shocker I know. But you're probably not aware as you only talk about 1 team.

tatum has been fine... 14/5 on 51 percent shooting isnt some other worldy line esp on a team where he can do what he wants because he isnt even the 2nd or 3rd focal point when he is in there.... also he was the most ready rookie of this draft much like towns... what towns did his first year was special... tatum is doing fine but thats about it.

Giannis94
12-31-2017, 12:37 AM
tatum has been fine... 14/5 on 51 percent shooting isnt some other worldy line esp on a team where he can do what he wants because he isnt even the 2nd or 3rd focal point when he is in there.... also he was the most ready rookie of this draft much like towns... what towns did his first year was special... tatum is doing fine but thats about it.
But you have to factor in a potential Lakers pick that you gave away to move up two spots. That's it. For a player that wouldn't have been picked top 4 next year (according to an article).

but hey trust the process. Just don't question it at all.

#makepsdgreatagain

More-Than-Most
12-31-2017, 12:38 AM
But you have to factor in a potential Lakers pick that you gave away to move up two spots. That's it. For a player that wouldn't have been picked top 4 next year (according to an article).

but hey trust the process. Just don't question it at all.

#makepsdgreatagain

the draft was deep.... it was an over pay but who knows how good fultz can be... who even knows that they will get the lakers pick? hell if its number 1 we get it.

Giannis94
12-31-2017, 09:41 AM
the draft was deep.... it was an over pay but who knows how good fultz can be... who even knows that they will get the lakers pick? hell if its number 1 we get it.

How long do you want before we can evaluate him? As far as I'm concerned we still can't properly evaluate your know who. Sovsame time frame? 4 plus years?