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@  thejohnnygold : (06 March 2015 - 07:04 PM) Yes...paging tech support!
@  majik19 : (06 March 2015 - 06:32 PM) Is anyone else getting a "error establishing database connection" when trying to load the main Red94 site?
@  cointurtlemoose : (06 March 2015 - 04:49 PM) I think it definitely hurts them. Their bench is back to thin, and Matthews, behind Lillard and Aldridge, is the most crucial guy to that team. They're still dangerous, and Afflalo will be a net positive, but they definitely became less threatening
@  Mario Peña : (06 March 2015 - 02:52 PM) I agree johnnygold, maybe. You never know maybe the other Blazers rally and with Affalo able to slip in maybe there's no drop off. If the Rockets face Portland I would have liked to see Harden carve up Matthews but I guess we will have to wait till another time.
@  thejohnnygold : (06 March 2015 - 02:41 PM) Perhaps....
@  08huangj : (06 March 2015 - 01:31 PM) Matthews out for year. Fortunate for the Rockets
@  TTrainW : (06 March 2015 - 12:16 PM) Yeah I think there's a perception that Westbrook earns those free thows by being athletic and making those wow plays. Harden plays more smartly, and baits the opposing players into fouling him; to an opposing fan it seems like baiting the official.
@  txtdo1411 : (05 March 2015 - 06:34 PM) Anybody else think it's funny that Harden gets all this flak for "baiting" officials, yet Westbrook only averages 0.3 less FTA per game and you never hear one word about it? Is it because Westbrook is typically making "wow" plays when he doesn't get fouled? Even if he goes to the line 20 times (like last night), he still has a play or two that just make your jaw drop.
@  txtdo1411 : (05 March 2015 - 06:28 PM) I feel like he's definitely gaining the most publicity at the moment. It just depends on what voters care about. Their record won't be great, and his fg percentages are pretty atrocious, so it depends on how much weight they put into that.
@  majik19 : (05 March 2015 - 03:36 PM) Is anyone else thinking that Westbrook is taking over the MVP conversation...? I know Harden has played ~15 more games... but by the end of the season, that won't be too significant
@  thejohnnygold : (05 March 2015 - 06:13 AM) NBA.com publishes them....they take a little time
@  TTrainW : (05 March 2015 - 03:17 AM) @JG where do you get the ref reports after games?
@  thejohnnygold : (04 March 2015 - 02:25 PM) @Yaoman--I guess it's whatever you want to be worried about. One loss is a 1/2 game move in the standings--not a full point. Head to head is a full point. Further, divisional records come into play for tiebreakers and such. I was never endorsing skipping ATL--why would we do that? Besides, is there really much benefit to moving to the 2 seed? The 4 seed? I forget who it was, but I agree that keeping the 3rd is ideal as it prolongs any chance of seeing GSW the longest.
@  King's G... : (04 March 2015 - 10:34 AM) @cooper we couldnt closed even when Harden played in the first game
@  King's G... : (04 March 2015 - 09:56 AM) nice game were equally good with or without Harden and dwight
@  TTrainW : (04 March 2015 - 03:29 AM) passing was just really sloppy. there were some times where we tried to get it to the post to run a play but the passing just wasn't crisp or on point.
@  Mario Peña : (04 March 2015 - 03:14 AM) Good first 40 minutes and hopefully these rotation players have learned something about crunch time execution and effort.
@  Cooper : (04 March 2015 - 02:51 AM) can't close without harden.
@  TTrainW : (04 March 2015 - 02:37 AM) intensity
@  jorgeaam : (04 March 2015 - 02:34 AM) BENCH JOSH SMITH NOW!!!

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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.
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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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you can only warn a man that the bridge is out.....if he keeps driving he's on his own B)


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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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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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