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[BS Report] Haralabos Voulgaris on Harden

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by larsv8, Apr 10, 2015.

  1. Mr Chuck Norris

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    Ok now I know not to take you seriously anymore. You just straight out lied on this one
     
  2. digitallinh

    digitallinh Member

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    Sorry! i made a mistake!
     
  3. digitallinh

    digitallinh Member

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    Here some other well sculpted NBA'ers though if you're interested.

    Melo probably closest to Harden
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    Westbrook
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    Kawhi draft pic
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    Serge Ibaka
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    Ron Artest looking pretty beastly
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    Blake Griffin
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  4. RV6

    RV6 Contributing Member

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    Lmao^^

    Are you making up for your mistake by bringing KlutchQT and Malakas some eye candy? :p
     
  5. Cashmoney

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    Harden is shredded. There's a reason he can get into the paint at will and it's not just because of his nifty ball handling.
     
  6. Yung-T

    Yung-T Member

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    Weight doesn't equal shredded.
     
  7. hakeemthagreat

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    Stop making excuses
     
  8. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    By 1:17 they were talking about Houston as the easiest first round opponent

    Very very beatable opponent, the more you play them, the easier to figure them out

    It's just Harden and all Harden, easy to snuff out
     
  9. daywalker02

    daywalker02 Easter Egg Hunter - Tell me why? نحن عائلة

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    alright, small mistake, was around minute 43-44
     
  10. Cashmoney

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    I know that. Basically it was a simple way of saying he's not fat, he's a big guy.
     
  11. ThisVoice

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    You have no idea who he is do you?
     
  12. emcitymisfit

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    For you
     
  13. Kevooooo

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    Than cut his minutes. He doesn't need to play elite defense, he just needs to pay the $%## attention. Simple things like boxing out he totally botches on key plays.
     
  14. HowsMyDriving

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    harden has a very strong core and great balance. that is why he is often credited as being way "stronger" in game than he looks, as that balance and core strength are what give him such great control in the air, and finishing ability after contact. where harden has limitations is in his metcon and overall raw athleticism.

    at the beginning of last year he was sprinting with ease and very explosive. usually a result of working a lot of HIIT and being lean/light. since basketball is based around explosive and ballistic movements, you need to be as light as possible while still retaining the strength to play your game the way you need to, resist injury, and retain flexibility/endurance.

    when harden gains weight, obviously his metcon and explosiveness suffer, and as a result he looks much slower and sloppier. as mentioned earlier in this thread, harden is a great basketball player, but on the NBA athlete scale he is closer to "very good" than "great" even when in premium shape. he isn't a lebron or a kobe or a jordan who were all very gifted natural athletes AND extremely hard workers in their conditioning training.

    when harden takes plays off on the defensive end, it does not appear to be because he is "choosing to" but because he is tired and instinctively begins conserving energy when he is off the ball. since he is never off the ball on offense, it happens on defense.

    just my two cents as a lifelong basketball fan and someone who has trained nba guys and other professional athletes.
     
  15. don grahamleone

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    You could always play him less and get better efforts on both sides of the ball. There's nothing wrong with that. It seems to work with Curry.
     
  16. RV6

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    FYI- shredded means you have low body fat, not that you're muscular
     

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