A reader, StephenJCyrier, writes:
Say it-”-the CP3 deal would have been an unmitigated disaster for the Rockets.”
On the contrary, with the season having transpired as it has, of one thing I am more sure than ever: had the Gasol trade gone down, the Rockets would now be competing for one of the, if not the top seed in the Western Conference.
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Mark Berman of Fox 26 confirmed that while the Rockets have had discussions with the Hornets regarding Kaman, the Sports Illustrated report on the players involved is not accurate.
SI had reported that the Rockets’ offer involved Hasheem Thabeet and Jordan Hill and could also involve Patrick Patterson, Jonny Flynn, and Terrence Williams.
It’s unclear whether Berman means the report was wholly inaccurate, in terms of the players mentioned, or that the specifics were merely a bit off. Is it still structured around ‘the busts’ or is it fundamentally different, involving, say Luis Scola?
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A common cliche among announcers today is to give a seriously quick point guard the divine “one man fast break” label. Yes, there are situations where one man does in fact steamroll a defense by going coast to coast—from defensive rebound to dunk—but it’s rare. By mixing crafty flair with not so subtle determination, Goran Dragic has elevated his transition game to the point where adjectives like “elite” shouldn’t be laughed at. Read More
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