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Harden Stepback 3 percentage?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by atam, Mar 13, 2019 at 11:17 PM.

  1. atam

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    Can someone please find his percentage, I feel like I rarely see him make any. Also, he took one at the end of the game that could have been a much better shot, potential game changer.
     
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    It’s decline but that’s not why we lost. Look at the teams rebound numbers and Cousins stat line.

    The game was lost there.
     
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  3. Mr. Space City

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    Did you start watching the rockets after all star break?
     
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  4. atam

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    Isn't it a bad sign that they're not falling this late into the season?
     
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    But, the ones he makes are so spectacular!!!
     
  6. Mr. Space City

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    Yes.

    Maybe it’s his injured wrist or maybe it’s just harden’s annual shooting slump before the playoffs that carries over into the playoffs.

    Harden needs to swallow his pride and rest to heal his wrist up.
     
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    Dude yes. **** the haters. He is shooting this step back waaaay too much. It made sense when we weren't at full strength but now its too much. He is slumping too. Harden literally never shoots a 3 off a pass.
     
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    I want to say it is 36% the last time I looked.
     
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    And if my math is correct, that's like shooting 172% from mid-range.
     
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    He’s in a slump. Shooters shoot
     
  11. J Sizzle

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    It has absolutely tanked lately. Have to just trust it’ll come back.
     
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    For the whole season: 38.3%

    Pre Allstar break: 40.2%

    Post allstar break: 27.1%
     
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    Harden's shooting has been trash since the all star break.

    It just means he will be scorching hot in the playoffs.

    Reversion to the mean!
     
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    Before tonight's game, he was shooting them at around 39-40% (Bullard confirmed this on SiriusXM's NBA channel when they interviewed him today). The shot's been pretty lethal all season, but has been borderline awful the last 3 or 4 games.
     
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    He doesn’t need to be making open easy shots harder. It’s a really bad habit at this point
     
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    He consistently waits for a defender that is out of position to get in proper defensive position. Why the **** does he do that?

    One of the most puzzling aspects of what goes on inside Harden's mind.
     
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    All I want James to do is drive more! That's it. The Stepback 3 is definitely a bad habit, He's the best at it but it is a difficult shot. I saw this happen last year in the playoffs. Refusing to drive to settle for 3s, the whole team does it. The stepback middy is money, yet it goes unused.
     
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    He’s a poor catch & shoot shooter.

    It’s actually the most mind boggling part of his game. He’s much better shooting off the dribble than shooting on a catch and shoot.
     
  19. J Sizzle

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    Not exactly promising for the playoffs. We’ll see if it returns.
     
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    Harden needs to stop forcing the 3pt shot!! You can get by lesser teams having a horrible 3pt shooting night, but no against the better teams in the league!! Drive, Drive, Drive!!!!

    10/23 .... 43.5% FG

    2/12........16.7% 3pt FG

    8/11........72.7% from drives and 2pt shots!

    You know his free throws will increase as well if he drove more and stopped jacking up so many 3pt shots when he’s in a 3pt slump!! I know shooters shoot, but I prefer the he would “Winners Win”!! :cool:

    I know his 3pt shooting is not the only reason we lost tonight, but it’s one that could’ve easily been corrected during the game!!
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