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(Chron) How Russell Westbrook will fit with Rockets and James Harden

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by DaBeard, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. DaBeard

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  2. Corrosion

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    article is behind a paywall.
     
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    So he wasn't willing to be more off the ball with Paul but ok with Westbrook?
     
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    Yeah because he had to score 40 a game because cp3 was always injured and washed out. He did what it takes to win

    And cp3 cannot beat his defenders and doesnt command double teams
     
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    I like the idea of running a few post plays for Harden instead of 20 second iso on top. I think he can be even more deadly or deadlier then what he is with a variety of high elbow post action or even a few off the ball baseline slips
     
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    Getting so tired of this. Damn advertisement money ain't enough anymore??

    When people post articles that cost money to see, it would be greatly appreciated if yall copy and pasted the story.... or at least summon @J.R.
     
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    Brehs got a point here fellas.
     
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    He has to move off-ball more often with Westbrook. He doesn't need to as much with CP3 because he could shoot.

    Also, Paul has a tendency to be ridiculously passive on offense, always passing up open shots and not willing to shoot. Westbrook is the opposite, meaning Harden will need to actively move to take advantage of Westbrook's aggressiveness on offense.
     
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    Eh , some forums don't approve of C&P entire articles …. I aint paying for the Chron.

    Worthless rag and Feigen is just a yesman - cant write anything negative …. or they'll cut him from the team.
     
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    this was imho the biggest flaw of cp3, he looked unmotivated and not hungry last year...i thought he was saving himself for po but nope
     
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    He was clearly trying to avoid hammy problems. Trying to avoid penetration......
     
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    power of real friendship
     
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    Please post the article!
     
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    The usual method for getting around Chron paywalls is to Google the article title. "How WB will blahblah" and the top result will be the paywalled article. However, if you go to it straight from your Google search, it will show the full article.

    I didn't try it for this specific article, but this method had never failed to work for paywall chron stuff.
     
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    Yes. This needs to be said over and over until people understand it. Thank you.
     
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    clicked in the link from my phone and I was able to read the whole article.
     
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    On the other hand russ can teach harden how to have heart...
     
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    Two hearts and One Basketball.
     
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    You God in human form!
     
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