James Harden: The Step Back King

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  1. PhiSlammaJamma

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  2. THE_TRUTH_HURTS

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    The good thing about the way the season ended is we could all see the flashes of Harden's brilliance before we lost to the ws. He could then watch the way Lebron does it on a more consistent basis. When Harden can bring that,he'll really have reached HOF status
     
  3. Air Canada

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    Dusty ass Pierce ain't checkin ish, but ain't no defense for dem shots... lesbihonest..

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    Harden is so freaking skilled, like dancing around with the basketball. Honestly, any defender in that position is bound to look hopeless.

    Even after 3 years, I am still stoked that we stole him from OKC. To think that a team like OKC once had 3 superstars or budding stars all in the early 20s is just crazy.
     
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    Those highlights are great and all but we're relying way too much on him to go 1 on 1 and play hero ball. Dribble, dribble, dribble. Looks a lot like a certain Franchise player we had in the late 90's early 00's.

    I wish we could get him some easier shots off of screens, pick and rolls and spotting up. We really could use another guard with handles and the ability to create for himself and others.
     
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    We thought we got that guy in Lawson but sheet happens
     
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    That Midrange jumper is there ALL THE TIME

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  13. Air Canada

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    BUMP

    The Stepback King in 15-16

    91 on 197 attempts... 46.193% slightly down from last year.

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    ooh, that reminds me.

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  15. Air Canada

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    Pinpoint shot chart location.... :eek:
     
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    And some people want him to cut out that shot from his repertoire... :rolleyes:
     
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    Would he really play better in a better system though?

    Some guys relish the hero ball and not everyone can play well in a system.

    I sometimes think Melo shoots better off creating his own shot than off a wide open set shot from a teammates pass.
     
  18. Air Canada

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    Yes cuz Harden has a complete elite offensive skillset... He can succeed in any system or do better than most with no system.

    And on the last bit...

     
  19. vlaurelio

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    yeah Harden absolutely failed not being the primary option in OKC and team USA

    and yeah Harden league leading 7.5 apgs for non-guards higher than lebron and curry considering how clueless mchale and jb are and how bad the team around him last year was relishes hero ball

    who would you harden rather defer to? dwight the post-up hero?
     
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