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Ben Simmons with a take about Harden’s defense for the haters...

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by motleydeflep6, May 25, 2020.

  1. motleydeflep6

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    Am I having deja vu, or did Ben Simmons say this awhile back? All facts tho

    anyone saying Harden is trash on D is still stuck in 2014...come join the rest of us in 2020
     
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    According to analytics, isn't Harden's post defense elite?

    I feel like a lot of players don't understand what analytics is and frequently use it as their scapegoat.
     
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    I swear this was posted like last month lol
     
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    i don't mind that hate against Harden, seems like its working and he's trying harder to play defense.
     
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    A little hates keeps players humble, but the amount of hate Harden gets is outlandish.
     
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    Roomba Dude, 别他妈急

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    Well I don’t know about you but I hate that he’s doing cardio and losing weight during quarantine instead of getting fat and out of shape. It’s setting an unrealistic standard for the rest of us to follow. How selfish of him
     
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    i hate his birds nest. need to get rid of it as soon as asap.
     
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    Harden on ball is pretty damn good, especially in the post. Off the ball he gets bored, and lost.

    In the playoffs he usually makes all his rotations. Far superior defender to someone like Steph Curry.
     
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    analytically, you can't just look at numbers. sam hinkie faints.
     
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    Its like an underwater tornado. You just don't see it coming. But once in it, your like, what the f, I'm in an underwater tornado.
     
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    Been Simmons is doing everything and anything for media access.
     
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    Depends on how much weight and there are months to go.

    Losing too much does not necessarily mean anything good for his post D against heavier players.
     
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    I feel like being lighter will be beneficial for his game long-term, especially as he hits his mid 30s. Harden has a game that should age really well, but imo he should follow the example of Lebron, Kobe, and now CP3 and be as trim as possible. If he has to sacrifice a bit of post defense for mobility and longevity, I see that as a win.
     
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    For sure, the thread was about defense that is why.
     
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