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"How a strange bet with his high-school coach helped James Harden master his signature skill"

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by AvgJoe, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. AvgJoe

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    http://sports.yahoo.com/news/strange-bet-high-school-coach-134521373.html

    Now we know why Harden is slightly chubby. :)

    I kid I kid
     
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    That BR article on Harden implied how close Pera and Harden still are. Seems pretty cool to maintain that kind of relationship.
     
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    Harden's coach bet him that he couldn't stick a dollar bill in a g string?
     
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    Our best player on my son's select basketball team is more of a passer instead of a shooter, but he is by far our best shooter - so he is getting money for points from his folks - and our team is now a lot better with him scoring more often.

    DD
     
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    Cool read, thanks OP! Interesting coaching technique.

    My guess is we're gonna see a whole bunch of copycats coming up. Glad we got the original! (draws fouls better than Manu)
     
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    According to a chron.com article, Harden considers Pera a father figure. Harden's biological father was in and out of prison in his younger years.

    Harden looks aloof and tough, but he actually is soft-hearted and loyal.
     
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