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Harden falling down

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by JW86, Apr 28, 2019.

  1. JLOBABYDADDY

    JLOBABYDADDY Member

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    He’s falling to keep from landing on the defender’s foot
     
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  2. riko

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    Stfu
     
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  3. JW86

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    People seriously not getting it, again I am not saying he’s not fouled and shouldn’t fall when he’s legitimately fouled. I am saying, because he actually fouls down when he’s not fouled as well that refs just don’t buy it.
     
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    Or get their eyes gouged out.
     
  5. waytookrzy079

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    Refs need to stop ball watch to see if Harden makes it and actually watch the play happening in front of them. NO excuse for that.
     
  6. Hakeemtheking

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    Somebody needs to stick their feet in on the Worriers shooters. No more playing nice!
     
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  7. JW86

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    Harden jumps forward there, so not sure why ESPN crew all agree that’s a foul all of a sudden.
     
  8. apatel123

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    I feel salty like jazz fans
     
  9. Sweet Lou 4 2

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    It happened 4 times!

    Harden was robbed of 10 free throws or potentially more as aren't those suppose to be flagrant?
     
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    If this is true and the refs aren't calling these because Harden falls too much, my answer is the same as it was back in the Ginobili days....

    It's still their fault for calling fouls just because guys fall!

    You don't call a foul because someone fell, you call a foul because of the nature of the contact! Good grief, Charlie Brown!
     
  11. snowconeman22

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    Maybe , but I think it's pretty clear when Hardens body is straight up and down no ?

    Like it's pretty easy to see it live when he contorts his body vs when he's straight up and down
     
  12. Handles

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    I think the next time they undercut harden, harden should just come straight back down and smack his elbows on the defender’s shoulders/head. Just hold the shooting form strong and come straight down on top of the defender. They will have to call a foul on someone, likely the defender as long as harden comes straight down.
     
  13. riko

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    It was so bad that the nbas head refree was calling them out on live tv but some troll who is a undercover warrior fan or probably a harden hater / Lin fan thinks otherwise . Go away jackass we don’t have to the patience this afternoon
     
  14. Loneyroy7

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    Harden relies on fouls. You can't win in the playoffs that way, as he's proven time and time again.
     
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    You'd think yes, I'm just saying like Steve Javie was saying that referees might take Harden "trying to fool them" down into consideration. They don't want to be embarrassed and Harden whether you like it or not, complains a lot and falls down a lot too. He does trick the refs so I'm saying this is probably a negative consequence of that. And on that last three, I think it's arguable that Harden went for the FTs rather than trying to make the shot. He also jumped forward and since Harden does have a tendency to look for fouls rather than make the shot, I'm glad they don't call it. He needs to learn from that.
     
  16. TEXNIFICENT

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    Does Chris Paul? He was fouled multiple times on 3's. This game was a really bad look for the league. I guess now you can run underneath shooters? We should ZaZa Pachulia Curry and Durant.
     
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    Fortunately, I think they embarrassed themselves plenty today.
     
  18. javal_lon

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    Most of those are clearly flops... He does it so much you immediately think it's his natural way of landing.. It's not!
     
  19. snowconeman22

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    Then what both parties need to do is sack the **** up and agree to no more flopping . If the refs look at the replay and had erroneously given harden the call then they should tech him up . They are allowed to do that .

    That way the other team gets one point back and harden can't do it again otherwise he's ejected .... seems simple enough no ?
     
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    They DAMN sure see those itty bitty heels touching the outlines though!!! They don’t miss those!!!!
     
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