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Is James Harden a playoff choker?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Clips/Roxfan, Aug 9, 2019.

  1. TilmanFinancialWindfall

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    Arby is good but not as good as Carl Jr to argue bb with homeless folks. Signed tjones
     
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    Not giving harden a bit of a slack, but every superstar who has a ring has had his sidekick. Jordan had pippin. Kobe had shaq, Gasol. Lebron had wade, Bosh, kyrie. Kd's bitch ass had curry, klay, Draymond.

    James never had one who could rely on except cp3 but his hamstring gave up on him and we were on our way to beat the best team ever.
     
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    Yes, he is. He quits when the times get tough.
     
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    Yup. Currently only Bron, kd (after leaving okc), kawhi play better in the playoffs.
     
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    How does steph have that final gear when his playoff stats are worse than his reg season stats?
     
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    I hope I am wrong.
     
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    You can stop talking now.
     
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    Chris Paul showed up for one game of the entire series. Kyle Lowry and Siakam were both more influential in the series than Chris Paul was.

    And Kawhi faced a completely hobbled Warriors team for the series where Durant missed most of the series and Klay missed pivotal games.

    Also, people seem to forget that Kawhi wasnt exactly great game 5 and 6 of the finals. He was struggling at times, especially down the stretch.
     
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    Also Looney was hurt as well.
     
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    You just can’t explain what was going on about James Harden during playoffs.

    Some games he had good shooting and he just quit, you don’t know why. So strange.
     
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    He isnt missing anything just went up against a team with 4-6 all stars including 3 of the best shooters in history for like 5 straight times. Highly doubt even MJ with just EG can win vs a healthy GSW. With that said he could have won last year if he had kept a cooler head and been more involved in the offense when he is off ball.
     
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    Your not. When Klay comes back they will again have 4 all star players if we include Russell. I'm not worried about Harden, I'm concerned about what happens to Clint if he has to face Draymond and Looney again in the playoffs.
     
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    Stats don’t tell everything. Watch the games.

    Harden’s playoff stats are worse than his regular season stats too. Happens to everybody basically.
     
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    Harden needs help in the playoffs, which he has rarely had since he became a Rocket. He definitely had no help this season. The only player who played as well as Harden was Tucker.
     
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    That’s how his game is. The highs are high and the lows are low. When he’s off the entire team goes down with him. He is the system. It’s why Peyton Manning struggled so much in the post season. Micro managers make bad champions. Great regular season players though.
     
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    This year-no conference finals...and no ariza. Last year's conference finals with Trevor ariza!


    Gordon played well against golden state, and Gordon was unstoppable at times going to the rim!

    Curry stats went down because golden state ran that point forward chiet with Durant.
     
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