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Harden needs to warm up his mid range game for the playoffs.

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by fchowd0311, Mar 26, 2019.

  1. fchowd0311

    fchowd0311 Contributing Member

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    I'm afraid the Backs have set a precedent to just give Harden the middle of the lane. He's going to have to take that mid range jumper .Teams are packing bigs at the paint to prevent the lobby to Capella or a lay up attempt. The floater only can work so often before tall defenders read it and time the block.

    He's going to need to operate in the midrange. He did it plenty his first few years here. He's has that game. He needs to get that muscle memory back and practice it in game before the playoffs begin.
     
  2. DaDakota

    DaDakota Contributing Member

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    Well, sorta, wouldn't hurt if all those wide open 3s went in instead of bricked.

    WIDE open miss after WIDE open miss.

    DD
     
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    That’s what you took away from this game?
     
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    They’ll just foul him on mid range 2’s instead of 3’s and the refs will swallow whistles.

    Your playing into teams hands if you think your going to win on mid range 2’s.

    Harden won’t be going to the line and he’ll be relying on the most inefficient shot in basketball.
     
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    0-27 is not a coincidence. We love shooting 3's but we do not have good 3 point shooters.
     
  6. Thefabman

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    Or his teammates can make a shot instead of shooting ****in airballs.
     
  7. fchowd0311

    fchowd0311 Contributing Member

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    Well I already know Harden's teammates 3 pt shooting has high variance so it wouldn't be a takeaway from this game as I already know this. They'll be another game where EG, House and Green go nuclear.

    But there is a reason why they don't do this to CP3 but in reverse forcing him to his left because he'll take the mid range j that they give him.
     
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