Houston Rockets: Luis Scola Giving Fans Reasons To Forget Carl Landry

March 10th, 2010 by Jeff Shull Leave a reply »
With recent dominating performances from Luis Scola, he has fans quickly forgetting about having to give up Carl Landry for Kevin Martin.

Scola is reminding everyone why he was the starter, and Landry was the 6th man. Many thought it should be the other way around, but that clearly is not the case.

Scola's numbers have not been anywhere near as good as one thought they would be after Yao Ming got hurt, but that is because he has just been accepting his new role which didn't require him to the be No. 1 option.

With Aaron Brooks and Trevor Ariza emerging as huge scoring threats, the need for Scola to be dominant just hasn't been there. He has been his usual self defensively and scrappy-wise, but until now he hasn't been called upon for points.

The reason Landry was looking so good is because he would get the bulk of his points with the second unit and then coach Rick Adelman would leave him in with the starters in the fourth quarter because he knew how effective Landry is because he always had energy at that point.

Landry will most certainly be missed and he is a great player, but Luis Scola is proving he can be just as every bit as good as ...

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