As a thank you to the Houston Rockets fans and the readers of Space City Scoop a series sharing your best comments appeared on the site.
Clutch City demonstrated their insight and passion and it didn’t go unnoticed. In case you missed the series it’s all here in one post for your perusal including the Fan Post of the Year which went to Weirdbeard (love the moniker by the way).
Enjoy the fans and readers amazing input:
There was definitely areas that drew more feedback than others and like the Space City Scoop writing staff those areas often reflected areas the Houston Rockets need to concentrate on most:
Obviously as the franchise star James Harden merits the writing teams attention and ample articles are writing about him. The two which drew the most attention from our readers focused on how much of the Rockets problems are his fault and whether he should be the player Houston builds around.
After the failed experiment of Ty Lawson to upgrade the starting point guard role Patrick Beverley ended up being the man. The problem is the writing staff, fans and readers are all in agreement he shouldn’t be. Further there are many who think his “style” of play is wearing thin. It’s fine to be a “pest” if you are Matthew Dellavedova coming off the bench, but not as a starter, so many wish Beverley would focus on fundamentals and just play.
Replacing the Head Coach
News Wednesday (May 26) is the Memphis Grizzlies are offering their head coach position to David Fizdale currently an assistant for the Miami Heat. If Fizdale accepts that leaves Houston as the only team remaining in the Association without a head coach. Perhaps everyone is overreacting about the numerous coaches the team has interviewed along with the quality candidates who signed elsewhere (Vogel, Thibodeau, Walton for example).
That said, maybe this puts Leslie Alexander and Daryl Morey in the cat seat because now they can pick the best of who is left. Still, the overriding feeling by the fan base and SCS writers is it doesn’t seem like Morey knows what he wants (OR NEEDS) especially with emphasis seemingly on an offensive coach when defense appears to be the biggest issue.
Daryl Morey and Analytics
The Space City Scoop Post of the Year comes from Weirdbeard (a frequent contributor) who provided a compelling response to the Editors article focusing on whether Morey has allowed his analytic focus rule over everything else required to create a cohesive team.
Suffice to say the readers are a knowledgeable group who have plenty to say and should be heard! Here’s hoping someone on the Houston Rockets staff peruses the Space City Scoop site for these fan comments. It sure couldn’t hurt!
Make sure you check out the current Space City Scoop series including our year end player analysis, draft prospects worthy of Rockets picking or trading for and our end of season Rockets Round Table:
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