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@  DenverRocket : (07 December 2016 - 09:06 PM) Maybe it is salvageable after all? http://www.espn.com/...nce-offer-sheet
@  ale11 : (07 December 2016 - 08:20 PM) ditto, great read :)
@  DenverRocket : (07 December 2016 - 07:02 PM) Great read, thanks!
@  thejohnnygold : (07 December 2016 - 04:09 PM) Possibly the best article about Morey and what goes into his process. If the balance between subjective and objective decision-making intrigues you then read this article. LINK
@  thejohnnygold : (06 December 2016 - 11:48 PM) Bad, D-Mo! Bad!
@  slick shoes : (06 December 2016 - 07:01 PM) We are in the power position at this point. He can continue to sit out and not get paid while we continue to play without him and build a team that doesn't include him while controlling any move(s) he wants to make. Not smart.
@  DenverRocket : (06 December 2016 - 06:17 PM) Wow! Motiejunas' agent, B.J. Armstrong: "We have our rights. We're not going to show up. We'll see what happens. We'll see what the Rockets do."
@  DenverRocket : (06 December 2016 - 05:40 PM) Rockets could return Motiejunas to restricted free agent status. Working through what happened.
@  DenverRocket : (06 December 2016 - 05:34 PM) According to Feigen: Donatas Motiejunas was a no show for his physical this morning, source said. Rockets weighing options.
@  thejohnnygold : (06 December 2016 - 04:56 PM) But the kids!!!! :)
@  ale11 : (06 December 2016 - 04:34 PM) Read that first paragraph....that dude represents D-Mo....smh
@  ale11 : (06 December 2016 - 04:33 PM) https://theringer.co...acb3#.oarxz63ux
@  DenverRocket : (05 December 2016 - 10:24 PM) He has to pass a physical first (which seems a bit bizarre considering the team doctors know all about his back etc...): ​
http://www.espn.com/...8078114806362-4
@  DenverRocket : (05 December 2016 - 10:11 PM) Well we've matched it according to Woj
@  thejohnnygold : (03 December 2016 - 05:48 AM) Looking at the structure of the deal I think we match it...unless Morey is concerned about messing up team chemistry.
@  DenverRocket : (03 December 2016 - 12:44 AM) Signed. 4yrs, $37 million. We have 3 days to match.
@  DenverRocket : (01 December 2016 - 05:24 PM) D-Mo close to signing Nets offer sheet according to Woj https://t.co/AGtJj532y0
@  Jatman20 : (29 November 2016 - 03:35 AM) D-Mo took bad advice from his agent. We shall see how it plays out. If he gets multiple deals or works things out with Houston.
@  Jatman20 : (29 November 2016 - 03:33 AM) D-Mo still ends up having to prove himself for one yr for about slightly less than what Houston offered for one yr.
@  Jatman20 : (29 November 2016 - 03:31 AM) probably break even financially....because t everyone loses

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Morris traded to phx, also possible Thomas Robinson deal


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#1 Cooper

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:02 AM

Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
The Houston Rockets have traded Marcus Morris to the Phoenix Suns for a future second-round draft pick, league sources tell Y! Sports.

Adrian Wojnarowski ‏@WojYahooNBA
Sacramento has traded forward Thomas Robinson to the Houston Rockets, league source tells Y Sports.


@sam_amick: Kings send T. Robinson, F. Garcia, T. Honeycutt to Houston for Toney Douglas, Cole Aldrich, Patrick Patterson & cash, USAT has learned.
-Sam Amick

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#2 Matt Maloney's Ghost

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:17 AM

Thomas Robinson! I love this deal!
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:17 AM

Love it. And it keeps the Rockets cap flexibility. I believe Garcia has a team option after this year.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:23 AM

Yep he does have a team option.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:25 AM

Which means.... CAP ROOOOOM
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:29 AM

Would want to give Josh Smith a MAX or hope to develop Robinson who could POTENTIALLY give you the same thing? I love this deal so much. CAP ROOM!

T.Jones and T.Robinson and Royce White! One of those three have to develop it something. Lets go get Chris Paul. He has to look that this line-up and think twice.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:33 AM

Without ppat and morris we will see what we have in D-Mo and Terrence Jones. Thats a good thing
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:51 AM

I can't imagine they won't trade for another PF who is a little older. How many years does O'Neal have left?
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 01:54 AM

Without ppat and morris we will see what we have in D-Mo and Terrence Jones. Thats a good thing


And Thomas Robinson the #5 pick in the last NBA draft.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:03 AM

man I am buzzing over this deal. got to get me some more tickets! WOW
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:05 AM

Francisco Garcia (6.1 million) & Tyler Honeycutt (850K) both have team options for next year. Thomas Robinson is owed 3.5 million next year.

Patrick Patterson (3.1 million) & Marcus Morris (2 million) would have both stayed on the books. Toney Douglas has a 3 million qualifying offer and Cole Aldrich's contract expired saving 2.5 million.

So in essence we got a top 5 pick in Thomas Robinson (who appears to be an excellent rebounder) and enabled the team to shave off an additional 4 million or so. Add to that 2 second round picks (Chase Budinger and Chandler Parsons anyone?). I'd say its an excellent deal.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:18 AM

Great trade. Although we'll be seeing more of Beverley.
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Why so Serious? :D


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:23 AM

Does anyone feel sorry for Patterson? Going from Houston to Sac? That's got to suck.
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Why so Serious? :D


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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:26 AM

Great trade. Although we'll be seeing more of Beverley.


Not necessarily a terrible thing. He is a young player at 24 who hustles. If you believe in Hollinger's adjusted stats, he has 14 pts/40, 6.6 rebounds/40 and 8.3 assists/40. But even if you don't, he has more upside than TD who probably wouldn't have been brought back next year anyway.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:27 AM

Does anyone feel sorry for Patterson? Going from Houston to Sac? That's got to suck.


Seems to be the route of all the Rockets undersized PFs...
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:27 AM

True. But he has looked lost at times, and while he has a greater upside than TD(who doesn't?), I don't think he's the better player right now and since we might be making a playoff run, it would have been nice to have TD. But, yeah, I don't think TD is good at all, though.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 02:32 AM

Only way to fix that is get him some playing time and see if he can learn and adjust. And while we may make the playoffs, we aren't going on a title run. Any playoff experience will be good for this team and if the young guys get to play then that means hopefully they grow and we can rely on them during a championship push.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 03:41 AM

True. But he has looked lost at times, and while he has a greater upside than TD(who doesn't?), I don't think he's the better player right now and since we might be making a playoff run, it would have been nice to have TD. But, yeah, I don't think TD is good at all, though.

So Toney Douglas isn't good at all, but you would want him taking a roster slot during the playoffs? Interesting.



I can't imagine they won't trade for another PF who is a little older. How many years does O'Neal have left?

Expires after this year.
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Posted 21 February 2013 - 04:05 AM

Does anyone feel sorry for Patterson? Going from Houston to Sac? That's got to suck.


Not really since Sac will be moving to Seattle

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Posted 21 February 2013 - 05:06 AM

Not really since Sac will be moving to Seattle


Poor 2Pat. Lost 10% of his money due to this deal.
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