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@  Mario Peña : (10 October 2015 - 01:12 PM) If your part if the Red94 Fantasy Basketball League check the thread to vote for the date and time for the draft event. Thanks y'all!
@  jorgeaam : (07 October 2015 - 08:47 PM) Guys we need 1 more owner for the Red94 fantasy league, if interested please comment on the post in the fantasy basketball thread
@  slick shoes : (07 October 2015 - 06:50 PM) Kobe ranked one spot higher than Ariza? Is this based on legacy or...??
@  slick shoes : (07 October 2015 - 04:13 PM) It was hard to keep up with both the Astros and Rockets at the same time. Should be interesting on Thursday with the Texans and Astros on simultaneously.
@  Mario Peña : (07 October 2015 - 04:09 PM) It was fun to have the Rockets on last night! Right now I'm watching the Celtics versus Milan and Alessandro Gentile is impressive.
@  jorgeaam : (06 October 2015 - 07:47 PM) Well, thinking twice about it, I'd rather have him score less and have the team as a whole do better. Lawson should take a lot of his load off
@  jorgeaam : (06 October 2015 - 07:47 PM) Loving that, hope he hits 30 PPG this year
@  thejohnnygold : (06 October 2015 - 06:15 PM) Someone is feeling confident :) : LINK
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@  Mario Peña : (06 October 2015 - 02:35 PM) Alright guys, if anyone is interested in joining the Red94 fantasy basketball league we could use one more player to get us to 10 teams (or three to get us to 12 teams). Just check the thread in the Fantasy Basketball forum. Thanks!
@  thejohnnygold : (05 October 2015 - 06:23 PM) I use leaguepass here in Austin with no problems...
@  skip 2 my lou : (05 October 2015 - 03:14 PM) Hey fellas, I'm a rocket fan but I live in the heart of Dallas. Does anybody know if I buy NBA Leaguepass if it's too close to be subject to blackouts?
@  Losthief : (02 October 2015 - 02:24 AM) tks jg
@  thejohnnygold : (29 September 2015 - 05:16 AM) FYI, it was media day today. Interviews are up at NBA.com
@  slick shoes : (23 September 2015 - 06:37 PM) kind of late in the day but NBATV is broadcasting classis Rockets games all day today.
@  SadLakerFan : (16 September 2015 - 04:37 AM) Man, as a Laker fan, I'm learning how little you care about the off season when your team sucks. Anyway, a quick moment to remember Moses. Still remember watching the 81 team as a kid - losing record, NBA Finals. I would have cried w/joy if they could have beaten the Celtics.
@  jorgeaam : (15 September 2015 - 08:30 PM) http://bleacherrepor...ist-after-crash
@  jorgeaam : (15 September 2015 - 08:30 PM) So to celebrate his new contract, Montrezl Harrell saved someone's life on monday
@  thejohnnygold : (14 September 2015 - 04:36 PM) A good article from Blinebury talking about when Hakeem and Moses used to play in the park. LINK
@  rockets best... : (14 September 2015 - 02:29 AM) I agree totally. I got to watch his Rocket days and the man was a hell of a player. BIG MO R.I.P.

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Talking Howard, Asik, Lin and looking ahead


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#1 Red94

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    Posted 07 July 2013 - 08:54 PM

    New post: Talking Howard, Asik, Lin and looking ahead
    By: rahat huq

    Here's the link to my interview this morning with ESPN Radio's Houston Game Day where I looked ahead to the implications of the Howard signing upon Omer Asik and Jeremy Lin.

     


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      Posted 07 July 2013 - 10:42 PM

      I suffer from anxiety and panic attacks and the hours leading up to Howard offically declaring he was signing with the Rockets actually had me like I was the verge of a panic attack lol . I was so thrilled when I read the statement from Mitch Kupchak and when Dwight changed his Twitter avatar pic. Anyways, I agree that so far the best bet is to simply hold onto Jeremy Lin and see what he can do with a such a talented roster. I also agree with keeping Asik to provide 48 mins. worth of elite defense and if possible maybe even do the twin towers approach whenever it is possible. I've read that D-Mo is now up to 260 which should help him. Maybe in the near future D12 and D-Mo could be the next Twin Towers.  


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        Posted 07 July 2013 - 10:55 PM

        I suffer from anxiety and panic attacks and the hours leading up to Howard offically declaring he was signing with the Rockets actually had me like I was the verge of a panic attack lol . I was so thrilled when I read the statement from Mitch Kupchak and when Dwight changed his Twitter avatar pic. Anyways, I agree that so far the best bet is to simply hold onto Jeremy Lin and see what he can do with a such a talented roster. I also agree with keeping Asik to provide 48 mins. worth of elite defense and if possible maybe even do the twin towers approach whenever it is possible. I've read that D-Mo is now up to 260 which should help him. Maybe in the near future D12 and D-Mo could be the next Twin Towers.


        I'm starting to like the three man rotation of jones d-Mo and Howard. It can keep everyone fresh and bully other teams.

        P.s. Is Royce White your hero for the mental anguished?
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          Posted 07 July 2013 - 11:16 PM

          I would like to see that rotation to. I just hope theyre ready for more minutes. Although I guess the only way to get them ready is by playing them more. Royce White was never my hero but I was pulling for him until it seemed he really wasnt trying to get back into the game. I understand standing up for a cause but he went about it all the wrong way. I don't think he really cares about getting on the court. All the other rookies always tweeted about going to the gym and working on their game. Marcus Morris always posted instagram pics of him working on his game. The way to show everyone that anxiety can be overcome and people who suffer from it shouldnt be alienated would be by making comprises, working on his game , and getting on the court to show that it could be done. Simply put , he had to man up. Sorry for the long response but it canbe a touchy subject. 

          P.S I'm glad his gone so players who deserve to play arent cut cause he was taking up a roster space.


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          Posted 07 July 2013 - 11:16 PM

          @Rahat

          Beverly overrated? while I don't think he is the next coming of cp3 I do think he is starter material. I think he will improve much more than Lin this summer. I have read on some other sites the rockets are trying to move Lin. this is the right move to me. Lin is still the weakest link to me on this team. I think we can live without Lin;s offensive production because of Howard being added to the equation. I still believe the rockets should call phoenix and see if Dragic can be had


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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 07 July 2013 - 11:17 PM

          Sirtaco, I would like to welcome you to Red94. We are a relatively small forum of dedicated Rockets fans that aim for intelligent and civil debate. I hope you enjoy Red94.

          I too was in a state on Friday. I was constantly refreshing the Red94 twitter updates and bouncing around from NBA coverage on ESPN's, CBS's and SI's websites as well as listening to 790 AM. There was a lot of activity in that minute by minute news coverage which I had never ever followed so closely.

          Anyway, it is well documented here that I support retaining Asik to back up Howard and I hope we keep him at least till next year's trade deadline.
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          How sweet it is!

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            Posted 07 July 2013 - 11:26 PM

            SirTaco, I was making a joke about White.
            I thought it was a forgone conclusion that he was going to the Rockets. If he wasn't then he didn't care about winning. But when I heard I celebrated, when I heard 50/50 I was upset, and when I heard Stephen A say he talked to d12 and he is going to be a Rocket I celebrated again.

            Slim Thug deserves a bottle of he favorite drink. ;)

            Edited by Steven, 07 July 2013 - 11:26 PM.

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              Posted 07 July 2013 - 11:39 PM

              I spent the whole day checking Twitter and being on the DreamShake blog. I was really worried when Golden State started making all those trades. I thought the Slim Thug tweets were hilarious and lets not forget about Jim Parsons youtube video. I like Beverly but not sure if ready to be a starter just yet. Plus I like the idea of him coming off the bench and being a sparkplug. Remember when Lowry used to have that role. He was great at it. I think we're giving up on LIn to quick. I want to see how he does with a year under his belt and a full training camp with the current roster .


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                Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:06 AM



                I think its best if we move Lin and Omer. Omer and Howard are two similar players. Very good at one end and challenge on the other end. Lin and Omer to Los Angeles in my mind seems like a no brainer, but who wins in that trade. Lin, Omer, Bryant, Gasol and Metta World Peace sounds better than Howard, Parson, Smith, Beverly and Harden. Trust me Beverly is not a elite player in this league. We still have time, but to compete we must have pieces that fit into holes needed on this team. Harden likes the ball in his hands can he defer at least twenty times a game giving the ball to Howard. Then what happens to Parson and Lin. They can only play with one ball. Who takes a lesser role.


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                  Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:26 AM

                  Lets all hope that Lin doesn't get moved so he can prove most of you guys wrong..so once again we if he does stay on the team and starts for the most of the season were do u see his stats at next year?...and what does he need to achieve to admit you were wrong.
                  P.S Bev is overrated if you think he is a starting pg on a championship team..I would be interested to hear what stats you think Bev would have starting in Lins place..please keep in mind he had more turnovers per 48 then lin
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                  Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:32 AM

                  Lets all hope that Lin doesn't get moved so he can prove most of you guys wrong..so once again we if he does stay on the team and starts for the most of the season were do u see his stats at next year?...and what does he need to achieve to admit you were wrong.
                  P.S Bev is overrated if you think he is a starting pg on a championship team..I would be interested to hear what stats you think Bev would have starting in Lins place..please keep in mind he had more turnovers per 48 then lin

                   

                  Shhhhh.... RBF's head will explode if you give stats that prove Lin is better than Bev.


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                  Why so Serious? :D


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                    Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:41 AM

                    He knows that Lin is better right now he just doesn't think that Lin is 8 mil better then Bev..he thinks we can better spend the 8mil..and I'm just wondering what he and others that want Lin gone expect from Lin this year stat wise and what they think Bev would do stat wise in his place..so when Lin Destroys those numbers they expect, i and others can say we are right..and vise versa ovcourse
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                      Posted 08 July 2013 - 12:42 AM

                      Canaan will be the starter come playoffs.
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                        Posted 08 July 2013 - 01:07 AM

                        beverly is only overrated because of his age.  The kid has peaked as a great defender and spark plug but not a starter in this league.  He has been playing professional basketball for a while now and his development has gone very well but im afraid he is what you see.  That's just my opinion though.  

                        RIP Royce White.  You will...  well...  you're gone.


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                        Posted 08 July 2013 - 01:33 AM

                        He knows that Lin is better right now he just doesn't think that Lin is 8 mil better then Bev..he thinks we can better spend the 8mil..and I'm just wondering what he and others that want Lin gone expect from Lin this year stat wise and what they think Bev would do stat wise in his place..so when Lin Destroys those numbers they expect, i and others can say we are right..and vise versa ovcourse

                        I see at least you know where I stand. thanks for clearing that up. ;)

                         

                        as for asik and Lin.............I think it would not be out of the question to see one or both moved before the season. unlike some I am comfortable with a Howard, T-Jones, D-MO, G-Smith rotation among PF and C. YES we could add some depth, but we'll be fine there. PG however is a different story. while I will agree I may have stretched it a bit suggesting bev is a starter....he isn't that far behind Lin. getting a better shooter in that position should be what the rockets next move is.


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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 08 July 2013 - 02:11 AM

                          Houston Rockets championship contenders:

                          "I'm betting $30 million on it"
                          -Dwight Howard

                          Im loving this!


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                          Posted 08 July 2013 - 02:25 AM

                          I also spoke of Beverly as a starter but for me it was always as a temporary fix until Morey could fleece somebody this upcoming season. I am starting to believe that stability is important but one more borderline All Star type is needed to join Harden, Howard and Parsons.
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                          How sweet it is!

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                            Posted 08 July 2013 - 02:26 AM

                            Houston Rockets championship contenders:

                            "I'm betting $30 million on it"
                            -Dwight Howard

                            Im loving this!

                            It's actually $9M and that's cause of the fifth year, but whose counting.
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                            Posted 08 July 2013 - 02:55 AM

                            Canaan will be the starter come playoffs.

                            as much as i like canaan, thats what everyone was saying about machado.....


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                            Posted 08 July 2013 - 02:59 AM

                            sign and trade asik to the nuggets for corey brewer and andre miller(like they need another center)


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