"Harden is the Best Player in the NBA" - May 14, 2017

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, May 15, 2017.

?

Is Harden the best player in the NBA? (May 2017)

  1. Yes because he's the MVP and Defensive Player of the Year and is currently playing in the Playoffs

    4 vote(s)
    13.8%
  2. Yes because he listens to repetitive Trap Music like the blind fans who post here

    7 vote(s)
    24.1%
  3. No because he was disappointing in elimination games past the first round of the playoffs

    18 vote(s)
    62.1%
  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 1999
    Messages:
    55,286
    Likes Received:
    4,279
    posted today
    [​IMG]
     
    #1 tinman, May 15, 2017
    Last edited: May 15, 2017
  2. DreamShook

    DreamShook Member

    Joined:
    Jun 26, 2008
    Messages:
    25,752
    Likes Received:
    8,756
    lol, what's happening right now?
     
    J Sizzle likes this.
  3. Mathrocker

    Mathrocker Member

    Joined:
    Sep 11, 2016
    Messages:
    4,241
    Likes Received:
    4,665
    not sure I understand this thread haha. I'll play along though. I put option B for fun
     
  4. don grahamleone

    don grahamleone Contributing Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2001
    Messages:
    13,426
    Likes Received:
    5,510
    He was the best player in the NBA this year. He had a pretty good playoff showing, but not good enough to keep going. It's a weird thing to vote on, so I voted on pure potential.
     
    Jayzers_100, BigShasta and jevjnd like this.
  5. omgTHEpotential

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2012
    Messages:
    3,854
    Likes Received:
    699
    Not the best player. Still a regular season superstar though.
     
  6. jordnnnn

    jordnnnn Member

    Joined:
    Jan 31, 2010
    Messages:
    5,228
    Likes Received:
    609
    My vote is no.

    Because there are a few guys who have pretty rock solid cases as better overall players and a few guys who have pretty good cases as relative equals and then you even have a few fringe top 10 guys you MIGHT argue for.

    I'd argue he's firmly entrenched in the 4-8 range.
     
  7. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 1999
    Messages:
    55,286
    Likes Received:
    4,279
    Look at the post again.
     
    DreamShook likes this.
  8. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 1999
    Messages:
    55,286
    Likes Received:
    4,279
    let me fix the first post to make it more obvious
     
  9. FearTheBeardJH

    Joined:
    Nov 10, 2012
    Messages:
    799
    Likes Received:
    65
    Harden is better than any Rockets player in the past 20 years and probably there won't be better one in the next 20 years either.

    Rockets playoff series wins in past 19 years:

    Without Harden - 1
    With Harden - 3
     
    Jayzers_100 likes this.
  10. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 1999
    Messages:
    55,286
    Likes Received:
    4,279
    I added the Travis Scott picture for fun.

    It's about someone saying this today, after knowing what happened this season and playoffs.
     
    Mathrocker likes this.
  11. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 1999
    Messages:
    55,286
    Likes Received:
    4,279
    How many playoff series wins with Steve Francis and Tracy McGrady?
    Bet you don't know that!
     
  12. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    34,991
    Likes Received:
    2,911
    Sounds like a trap poll. He is what he is. Top 5 talent and questionable execution in crucial playoff games.
     
  13. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    34,991
    Likes Received:
    2,911
    In the next 20 years no better? That is a bleak future. SkyNet has come to yours.

    I doubt that, I am sure there will be a better defensive player who can also score.
     
  14. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 1999
    Messages:
    55,286
    Likes Received:
    4,279
    this sounds like trap

     
  15. malakas

    malakas Member

    Joined:
    Nov 8, 2014
    Messages:
    12,736
    Likes Received:
    2,090
    I mean it's understandable. When you have to stand behind and support such a marvelous quitting perfomance you have to use some hyperbolic poetic ..liberty to achieve that.
     
  16. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    34,991
    Likes Received:
    2,911
    [​IMG]
     
  17. Yung-T

    Yung-T Member

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2009
    Messages:
    19,732
    Likes Received:
    2,129
    Based on what? I'd honestly much rather have a guy like Kawhi or LeBron that is elite on both ends, makes better decisions and is better in the clutch. Think Harden's pure ppg and apg are making some people biased.
     
    HadToDoItCF likes this.
  18. HadToDoItCF

    HadToDoItCF Member

    Joined:
    Feb 16, 2012
    Messages:
    1,101
    Likes Received:
    167
    Doesn't the best player in the NBA actually have to play both sides of the ball and not just excel at 50% of the game?

    MVP is an offensive award, as evidenced by Westbrook who is going to win it. The big O at least played D. Haren and Westbrook laugh at that concept.
     
  19. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member

    Joined:
    May 9, 1999
    Messages:
    55,286
    Likes Received:
    4,279
    I honestly think Every Team in the NBA would like LeBron on their team
     
    Mathrocker likes this.
  20. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Member

    Joined:
    Jul 17, 2006
    Messages:
    34,991
    Likes Received:
    2,911
    I give him credit that he tries to play some but not when it matters.
     
Loading...

Share This Page