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The narrative will not be kind to Harden & the Rockets

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Sweet Lou 4 2, May 10, 2019.

  1. Sweet Lou 4 2

    Sweet Lou 4 2 Contributing Member

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    There will be legit questions about everything from the personal to the coaching.

    Capela weaknesses, Paul's age, Harden's boneheaded offensive foul, poor execution down the stretch in both Game 5 & 6.

    People can talk about how great the Warriors were, but the Rockets have no excuses for losing to a team that was missing it's best scorers, had a Steph Curry that was completely ineffective for most of the game, and had an injured Cousins.

    It's an ugly ugly loss and way to end the season. And the Rockets deserve the criticism they are about to have dumped on them
     
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    All deserved.
    Let them have it.
    Fraud Moreyball
    Fraud "Coach"
    Fraud postseason star
     
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    They earned any and all backlash they get.
     
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    T for 3 Not a true fan

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    Harden and crew deserve everything they get. Disgusting effort.
     
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    Narrative,
    Who gives a narrative to a team that can't get the job done the other team missing their (NBA) best player in a must-win at home.

    Narrative?

    No one is going to give 2 second fxxk about this team
     
  6. Sweet Lou 4 2

    Sweet Lou 4 2 Contributing Member

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    Curry on the other hand just sealed his greatness by putting together the greatest 4th qtr of his career
     
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    They played like game 7 was guaranteed. I don't know why they decided to drive in every last play instead of shooting. Plenty of stupid and not enough grit.

    No excuses and no hope.

    Better get Butler or Jimmy won't be happy
     
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    They're going to get rosted and they deserve it, even though i won't forget game 1, that's what the nba wants you to do, talk about the choke and forget about the rig...
     
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    They deserve it. There can’t be any defenders left anywhere. Tonight cemented Harden and this teams relevance and legacy as a bunch of choke artists that will never beat GSW in a series. They ****ing deserve the media thrashing after tonight. It will be talked about forever with Harden.
     
  10. apollo33

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    you stupid ****s still worried about the "narratives", bunch of insecure ****ing idiots complained all year about poor old us, OMG media so mean to us. Just shut the **** up.
     
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    It shouldn’t be kind. No boogie. No kd and we were on our home floor. How the F did Steph get 33. 2 people should have been draped on him at all times. Whatever. Harden is a great talent. But we can’t expect a title until we get our next franchise player.
     
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    No Plan B was the death of this year's team... to those who talk of this team winning 65 games last year and considerably less but enough this year doing Moreyball, this team Ran it Back doing the same thing that worked... until it didn't. Against the same team.
    Not saying you have to run a modified Kerr triangle, or a ton of Seven Seconds or Less, but you gotta move against a team that will wear you out defensively so that you end up spent on the offensive end at the end of the 4th quarter. Have to at least move and catch, run them like they run you. That way if you have to win by sheer defensive effort, say, like the 1994 Championship team, they'll won't have the legs to shoot true 3s at the end of games.
    Shoot 3s and iso for contact works... until it doesn't. What's for '19-'20?
     
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    If they were in any other city they would be catching a lot more heat than they will after this choke job.
     
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    Let’s face it. We can’t win with Harden. Never.
     
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    we deserve whatever that's coming at us. we SUCK. and we will continue to suck if Morey don't break it up this summer!
     
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    in particular, the Beard and CP3; to a lesser extent, Mike Antoni
     
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    [​IMG]

    ;):D
     
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    This is what I don't like. If we jacked up 3s and didn't drive we would complain about that. It's ok to admit they are just the better team. Let's hope to regroup and improve for next year.
     
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    Add Capela to that.

    Coach needs quite a bit of blame imo.
     
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    This was shocking because aside from PJ Tucker they played with no heart. It really looked like the warriors were fighting for their playoff lives when Houston was content and lazy.
     
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