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[ClutchFans] Our first look at Chris Paul’s Rockets without James Harden

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clutch, Jan 3, 2018.

  1. Clutch

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    Clutch is back writing articles and making NBA Game Action threads!
     
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    Harden's play in December was a morale killer and unraveled the focus of this team. Ball-hogging, turning it over a ton, not getting back on defense. Defensive lapse after lapse. Exacerbated issues.

    Between double OT and this game the Rockets have a lot tighter on both ends. Generating more looks for everyone on the team, and much tougher D obviously.
     
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    I must admit, the Harden haters are polluting this website. They are even invading Clutch created threads. Is there any way to cut down on their idiocy? I don't want to even name them, they are not worth it but I'm pretty sure all Clutchfans knows the handful of fools I'm talking about.
     
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    Great write up Clutch. We really needed one of these lately, especially with all the whiny threads that have overtaken the GARM
     
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    Winning changes everything, hopefully we will be back to boring stressless wins from now on with that added D.
     
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    We looked fantastic and the whole team was playing with so much more heart, effort, and hustle. There was so much ball movement and no more iso hero ball. @vlaurelio you okay breh?
     
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    The entire month of December? Really?
     
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    We’re going to need a complete Green player profile done after that legendary interview!!:)

    Since September 1st to now this guy has became a local legend :eek:
     
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    This might be the fastest I have ever noticed and then epistemically canceled an individual c.f. poster.

    Like it took 3 seconds total.

    What a time to be alive.
     
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    General rule of thumb, if your post is genuinely liked by the likes of brewer's goat or cheke, chances are you are an automatic ignore.
     
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    That GSW game gon be a doozy man.
     
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    nice write up, great to see it!
     
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    feeling good mavsprick? you finally got your wish harden got injured not just have to get him traded for Klay right?

    I'm great finally everyone showed up on O & D

    reminds me when we beat playoffs contender indy by 22 and harden had 15 assists and 2 tov to go with his 26 pts

    not a bad first game by hmself for cp3. beat one of the worst team's by 18 and cp3 had 13 ast 3 tov with 8 pts

    keep it up cp3, green, ra, ego
     
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    @ashleyem can give 'em a run for their money. Veritable 3-horse race.
     
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    The part about Gerald Green working on his LinkedIn profile made me chuckle.
     
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    Might want to take a closer look at Hardens iso numbers this year. Not just how effective he has been, but just how “frequently” he does it.
     
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    I don’t think that’s the case, Harden was hurt alongside key members of the team. The Rockets are designed to win under a system and if components are damaged or hurt the system will suffer greatly.

    We did not have Paul last year and Harden was a leader and the true MVP. He has lost that award twice already because he has been that good without a second star.

    Relax man, Harden will show up soon and take our team further than ever. Keep your faith in Harden up!
     
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    boy we did look like a team!
     
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    Great quick read. Thank you, Clutch!
     
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