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[Video] Harden demands ball. Selfish/Petulant? Did Paul misread the play?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by heypartner, Dec 4, 2017.

  1. joeson332

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    INB4 BR and ESPN make this into a big deal
     
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  2. hakeemthagreat

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    Video looks like something small and pointless. BUT it's a long season and things can get bad if we start losing. I can see James taking a bad shot or turning the ball over, then CP yelling at him or not giving him the ball next play. All of sudden they going back & forth in the timeout. Stephen A Smith on ESPN the next day saying theres a divide among the team between Harden vs CP supporters. This is worse case scenario but let's not act like it's far fetched
     
  3. Samiam1234

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    Carmelo did this three times in yesterdays game, including twice in one play... pretty normal when you have two ball dominant players.. Harden is actually pretty chill normally and more often then not defers to Paul
     
  4. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    it is far fetched

    you were also sure that cp3 was the biggest loser in the offseason right?
     
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  5. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    by the end of the year what matters is we have the best possible seed and non injured and fatigued team (harden, ariza playing <35 min pg, cp3, everyone else playing <30 min pg)

    those 2 will be producing 70-75% of the team's offense

    around 80 points produced a night

    around 50 by harden

    and around 30 by cp3
     
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    Rocket River
     
  8. rockpileindisma

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    You still want to trade harden for Wiggins lmao?
     
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    CP3 and Harden can't play together, let's break up the team now! season is over!
     
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    @vlaurelio what is up with this midget always taking shots at harden. Check out this dudes post history.
     
  11. hakeemthagreat

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    Nope. Wrong poster


    I know this is a Rockets site and we're all fans of the team. But some of you are stuck in a bubble where everything regarding the team starts & ends only in the most positive, rosy scenario known to man. Anything less than that isn't a reality for you. But in the real world, anything can happen. Nothing is promised. The odds are that their will be bumps in the road. Given CP's demanding style of play, and Harden's careless personality, they will most likely have disagreements. The question is how will these disagreements play out
     
  12. vlaurelio

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    you're an SAS believer right?

    LOL

    "cp3 is the biggest loser in the offseason"
    "theres a divide among the team between Harden vs CP supporters"
     
  13. heypartner

    heypartner Contributing Member

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    Or, except for people in a "bubble" of hunting for "negative" soap opera drama, everyone else knows every single NBA title team has on-court disagreements, and only narrowly-focused Rockets fans here haven't yet noticed that the OP video is more the rule, not the exception.
     
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    They looked the other way no matter what you said.
     
  15. YOLO

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    no they actually thanked me for teaching them how to play blackjack
     
  16. Pen15clubber

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    Jesus, this is some cringeworthy stuff
     
  17. ths balla

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    why is this even a thread...it happened with the Warriors last year, hell it happened vs the Pelicans couple night ago, Draymond screamed at Durant and then literally pushed him to get to the right spot, it happens nothing to see here
     
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    I guarantee you they've both forgotten about this play by now. It's nothing, they both saw the lane and wanted to exploit it. After Paul got the pick set and drove to the lane, you can tell Harden was approving of the play taking shape.
     
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  19. hakeemthagreat

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    I think you're downplaying it a bit. It's not normal for 2 superstars to visibly show their frustration on the court. Yes it was very little. But it did happen. You can't ignore something that's happened twice already & early in the season. Hopefully they'll get on the same page. But you're looking at this through rose colored glasses. I don't like Harden showing his frustration in game like that
     
  20. hakeemthagreat

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    No I am not. I don't think he's a complete idiot. He's just a paid mouthpiece who gets on tv to keep ppl talking


    The divide comment was hypothetical in which CP & James got into it. I didn't mean it as fact
     
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