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Does Harden lose his dribble on purpose?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by TheRealist137, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. TheRealist137

    TheRealist137 Member

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    I think along with the Euro-step, this is Harden's second signature move.

    This is what I'm talking about:
    http://youtu.be/f6a3B499nwY?t=1h35m3s

    Notice how he loses his dribble, his man goes for the ball, and now the defender is no longer in a balanced defensive position, allowing James to dance around him and get off his shot.

    This is the basketball equivalent of the fumblerooski.

    If it's not intentional, then Harden might lose his dribble more than any other guard in NBA history cause it happens every game. His handles aren't that bad, it's definitely a trick play from the Beard.

    They should put this in NBA 2K14 as Harden's signature move IMO.
     
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    khanhdum Member

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    you're talking about a step back jumper?

    his other signature move should be passing the ball to lin when there's 2 seconds left on the clock and making him shoot or turn it over. trolololin
     
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    Lol

    Lin is more than capable on missing shots and turning it over repeatedly. It is what he is known for...his signature.
     
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    Morlock O Member

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    Please don't start this again...
     
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    Crashlanded19 Member

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    i think he did
     
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    sometimes I think you're 12 instead of 50
     
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    I'm glad his Euro Step is being more overlooked by defenses around the league than his other signature move. It just makes Harden a bigger threat in the iso.
     
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    It took all but oneposts for this thread to become a Lin thread.

    I notice Harden losing the ball a lot too. At least it works. I'm more excited to see Harden get lose his man because he was plastered by a Dwight Howard pick. :)
     
  11. mikennite

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    Yes! Can't wait for this to happen.
     
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    hahahhahaha

    pretty funny but somewhat true
     
  13. hikanoo49

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    he misses 3s on purpose too and hopes people goal tend it

    boy is special
     
  14. napalm06

    napalm06 Huge Flopping Fan

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    It's true. Every shot Harden misses is on purpose to provide offensive rebound opportunities for his teammates.
     
  15. RiceRockets

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    Yeah, but does he give credit?
     
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    People joke but i actually have had this thought before, harden fumbles the ball a lot and sometimes it's almost too perfect how so many of his fumbles set him up to get around his defenders.
     
  17. luckytxn

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    Lol

    I am 53. :rolleyes:
     
  18. Voice of Aus

    Voice of Aus Contributing Member

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    One of my favourite numbers

    -Fifty-three is the 16th prime number. It is also an Eisenstein prime.

    -The sum of the first 53 primes is 5830, which is divisible by 53

    -53 cannot be expressed as the sum of any integer and its base 10 digits, making 53 a self number.

    Sporting Accomplishments

    - Most points by a rookie in a NBA Playoff game, by Philadelphia's Wilt Chamberlain, 1960

    - The maximum number of players on a National Football League roster

    - Retired jersey number of Mark Eaton (i hate the Jazz)

    - Most field goals (3-games series, NBA Playoff), by Michael Jordan, 1992
     
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    <iframe width="420" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-jLUf_5DaMI" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

    I remember watching this game and I remember this as well. I hope this doesn't become his defensive go-to move
     
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  20. don grahamleone

    don grahamleone Contributing Member

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/53_(number)

    Other notable players and the number 53:

    Stanley Roberts (future HOFer) and Don Drysdale (actual HOFer)
     

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