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    Amy Sullivan

    May 31, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    You mean that you can’t flop your way to the finals, SHOCKING.

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    Kohene Moore

    May 31, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    If he couldn’t win with kobe wtf makes ANYONE think he was gonna win with harden and paul? ????????

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    Jailyn Wilson

    May 31, 2019 at 12:47 pm

    You break down the whole team after losing to the best team in the world ?…trippin

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      Dale Winston

      May 31, 2019 at 4:06 pm

      Happened several times

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      Jailyn Wilson

      May 31, 2019 at 4:10 pm

      +Dale Winston but why tho ,they’re like one piece away ,literally a legit forward and they good ,tobias ,Jimmy, get ariza back,sefolosha, Harrison barnes type player and they win it all

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      Dale Winston

      May 31, 2019 at 4:27 pm

      +Jailyn Wilson after 3 or 4 seasons of the same stuff thats what happens

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    Prinya Peter Serimontrikul

    May 31, 2019 at 12:55 pm

    Houston rockets need to send Harden out to Raptors for Kawhi

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    Mike Love Thyself

    May 31, 2019 at 12:58 pm

    I wish they went back to the 7 seconds or less offense they use to have ball movement back when they had Beverly, Lou and some of the other guys

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    Simone Eli

    May 31, 2019 at 1:08 pm

    Harden was nearly blinded by draymond

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    sonya nutter

    May 31, 2019 at 1:30 pm

    all I know is, JH is NOT an MVP player and has never been one. They should take back the mvp title and give it to the rightful owner…

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      Sean Clarke

      May 31, 2019 at 2:04 pm

      You sound like a prisoner of the moment. Lets not forget that the rockets wouldn’t be relevant without James Harden level of play. They were literally a dumpster fire early this year but harden’s consistency brought them back and to the playoffs.

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    James Bush

    May 31, 2019 at 2:27 pm

    Bring in Tom thibadue he’ll be 10 times tougher and productive then dantoni

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      Cristian Rodriguez

      May 31, 2019 at 5:15 pm

      I would try to at least pair them up
      Maybe this time Dantoni would agree to join forces with Tom

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    Mike 2400

    May 31, 2019 at 3:49 pm

    Rockets need to tweak the offense and incorporate more ball movement and add one more 3 and d player. I like the idea of not giving Dantoni a contract extension and instead letting him coach the last year of his contract, the guy makes no adjustments whatsoever and does not deserve it. I’m rooting for him, but next season will be a make or break year for Dantoni. Lol the dude is out of his mind asking for a contract extension after that embarrassing exit at home.

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    Johnny U.

    May 31, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    james harden will always be in the mvp race, dude finished 2nd in mvp race with kevin mchale as his coach in 2014

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    cbuckets11

    May 31, 2019 at 5:24 pm

    D’Antoni’s system isn’t the problem. It’s not perfect, but that isn’t the biggest issue. His inability or refusal to make adjustments in the playoffs is the problem. No matter what system you run, teams will take certain things away in the playoffs. That’s where the adjustments come in. Every playoff coach, whether they win or not, attempts to make adjustments in the playoffs. D’Antoni is the only one who doesn’t. And that’s why his teams will never win a championship. You can have the best system in the history of basketball. It won’t mean a damn thing come playoff time when your opponent adjusts and you don’t.

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    mixingrecords

    May 31, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Zach is totally on point.

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    William Bailey

    May 31, 2019 at 6:48 pm

    So the owner the owner is so stupid that he thinks it pretty much any team can beat golden state give me a break dude they’re hard enough to beatbut hey if he wants to destroy the Houston rockets all the more better for every other team in the West as a jazz fan I would just like to say yes please break up the rockets and I would be happy with that

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    Adi 24

    May 31, 2019 at 6:53 pm

    It makes sense but its a little extreme, they’re a good organization. Honestly, the Lakers need to do this…

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    Fuiundownwm Win

    May 31, 2019 at 6:59 pm

    A team doesn’t need a Frankenstein coach a above average coach can take you to the final it all comes to the teams A B guys Even if you have Steve Kerr, Popovich, and OGs in their prime Chuck Daly, Phil Jackson Pat Riley this team are not going to win a ring. I’m just surprised this team can go to game 7 with the Warriors last year which is Harden and Chris Paul’s greatness achievement in their NBA career when both of them retired. What the Houston Rockets need to is get rid of that stupid ass Daryl Morey he always brings in stars pass their prime and give them the max beside Harden Morey never have develop any young talent in his year Houston as GM.

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    shicrapt

    May 31, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    Rockets owner Fertitta is rebuilding but he doesn’t want to admit it yet. Why do you think he got rid of all the assistant coaches and now trying to trade the entire roster? He wants to try what Ballmer did with the Clippers. Ballmer traded his best players Paul, Griffin and Jordan because they kept losing to the Warriors too. And when one of the acquisitions Tobias Harris became a really good player, Ballmer traded him too. He wanted to tank so hard yet they still ended up getting into the playoffs and even beat the Warriors twice in their series. So now Fertitta is thinking maybe they can still be competitive with cheaper players, even though he probably won’t be able to trade Chris Paul’s huge contract. Fertitta is saying the entire roster is open to be traded but he really only wants to get rid of the expensive players. If nobody is interested in Harden and CP, then fine, they’ll still be in the playoffs, but if he’s able to trade one or both of them, then they’re in rebuilding mode. And if they’re rebuilding, then he might as well get rid of D’Antoni.

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    Steve Biggavel27

    May 31, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    Out D-antoni… in mark Jackson

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      MrMikeVo

      June 1, 2019 at 7:42 am

      Mark will never coach again

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    Jeremy Boyer

    June 1, 2019 at 12:29 am

    Davis for Harden and etc. Helps old man Paul since it will slow down the pace and Davis won’t take off plays if he doesn’t have the ball.

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    Miko Santos

    June 1, 2019 at 2:37 am

    James Harden is so Lazy in Defence, You can’t win a Championship ring like that

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    Dashawn Hibbert

    June 1, 2019 at 3:30 am

    You would never big up rockets and espn a malike youngboy

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    John Nelson

    June 1, 2019 at 5:07 am

    Maybe he will get a 3 year at espn haha

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    ColtsFan4Life 35

    June 1, 2019 at 10:04 am

    Tillman isn’t playing around. I love it. He’s holding this team’s feet to the fire. They had everything set up for them and blew it against the Warriors. Something has to change

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    Hereforthedubs

    June 1, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    It’s been 6 years since he got here. James harden is not a championship 1st option. D’antoni is definitely not a championship coach. He is a playoff coach.

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