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So how about that Westbrook trade?


Not sure how this will turn out, but IMO the Rockets will be the most entertaining team in the league. I think Harden runs point, but I hope the same thing that happened with CP3 doesn't happen with Russ. I know he's not the most efficient, but he has been my favorite player since he came into the league. I'm glad he's out of OKC.



  • KaseyKasey Posts: 8,534 mod

    Do they get to play with two basketballs?


    One can dream.. I think they do better than alot of people will predict this year. 4th in the west sound doable?

  • PTDawgPTDawg Posts: 1,016 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    If Houston could have gotten Durant it would have re-united the original OKC trio.

  • SoFL_DawgSoFL_Dawg Posts: 5,831 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    50+ wins, will be out by second round.

  • YaleDawgYaleDawg Posts: 1,378 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    They'll be an enjoyable train wreck

  • Casanova_FlatulenceCasanova_Flatulence Posts: 1,411 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    I don't think the Rockets will be any more entertaining than the Lakers. LeBron playing Point Guard invokes memories of Magic at that position. Additionally, a front court of AD, Cousins and Kuzma... WOW!!!

  • MeR3htidMeR3htid Posts: 2,438 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Yeah this trade really blew me away but I think it'll work because both of these need a Championship to solidify their legacies and I can absolutely c them getting there together of Westbrook can learn to be a more efficient scorer.

  • AugDawg69AugDawg69 Posts: 300 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    Westbrook has averaged a triple double the last few years hasn’t he? I think he’s a pretty efficient scorer and playmaker

  • TNDawg71TNDawg71 Posts: 1,128 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Two ball dominant players, just not sure how it meshes.


    He's a stat stuffer. Doesn't always make the right decisions. Shouldn't be jacking up 3s if you're averaging <30%

  • tfk_fanboytfk_fanboy Posts: 1,596 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    the western conference sounds like it'll be a lot of fun to watch


    Just s.ucks staying up that late to catch the games.

  • Casanova_FlatulenceCasanova_Flatulence Posts: 1,411 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    It's going to be highly entertaining. The first matchup between the Clippers & Lakers will be epic!

  • GrayDawgGrayDawg Posts: 729 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Hard to imagine there will be enough ball to go around. Hope it works but I wouldn't bet on it.

  • tfk_fanboytfk_fanboy Posts: 1,596 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    yup. 4:15am comes early so I miss more stuff during the week than I catch

  • MeR3htidMeR3htid Posts: 2,438 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    It'll work if James Harden agrees to stop pounding the rock through the hardwood while everyone else stands around watching and Russell Westbrook finally realizes that he can't shoot AT ALL and devotes himself to being a stellar defender against opposing PGs using his still excellent athleticism and focuses on being more of a table setter on Offense to empower the Capelas, Gordons, PJ Tucker's and Austin Rivers of the world while shooting only 12-15 times per game instead of the 20-25 times a game he's been averaging over the past few years with no more than 3 3 pointers per game.

  • EricDawgs1EricDawgs1 Posts: 409 ✭✭✭ Junior

    Won't matter bc they have the worst playoff coach ever. Mike Dantoni is a good reg season coach but he's the reason they didn't beat G.S the last 2 years

  • MODawgMODawg Posts: 421 ✭✭✭✭ Senior

    If CP3 doesn't get hurt in game 6, Rockets would have closed them out that night. Bad luck on that one but no excuses for his time with the Suns

  • MeR3htidMeR3htid Posts: 2,438 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    Something tells me that Russ and J. Harden r gonna dime each other up quite a bit this year and to sleep on Houston as a MAJOR Title Contender would be a mistake IMHO.

  • WCDawgWCDawg Posts: 14,571 ✭✭✭✭✭ Graduate

    I don't know who plays PG, but in my opinion it should be Westbrook. RW is the best in The NBA at penetrating and dishing AND he's the best finisher. Harden on the other hand is the better set shooter and he's better at dishing from the circle. If their egos don't get in the way this could be the best guard tandem ever.

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