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Harden open to being traded to contenders

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Tristan_fiore, Dec 8, 2020.

  1. Pistol Pete

    Pistol Pete Contributing Member

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    If they were able to, it would be phone records, e-mails, witness testimony, etc. Probably won't be able to prove it though.
     
  2. ElPigto

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    I sure hope not. That's the only thing that has me nervous right now, the inexperience of the the FO dealing with this sort of situation.
     
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  3. TMAC3

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    lol at this... Murray was twice as good as Harden in the playoffs
     
  4. Reeko

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    Ben Simmons>>just getting back our draft picks

    OKC is so bad right now the pick swaps are essentially meaningless...we’ll lose the 2 picks we only have top 4 protection on, but oh well
     
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    I agree. He definitely will be I think also. He's a better player than Simmons and I think Tatum is near reaching. I don't think Boston will let that dude go. He's too young and he is the only one of the group who has a chance to reach Harden's level.
     
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    That was a big indicator. He has had several other before and after that game. When it doesn't go his way in a game he tends to sulk at times. If a is going to stay away and sulk from this team I hope they don't trade him for the sake of getting rid of his problems. Let him sit till the right offer comes. It will eventually. Value is all perception. Eventually a team will think 'if we had Harden we could fit him in and run the table'.

    I've always preached he has to continue to grow as a leader. Once Morey got CP3 I was hopeful CP3 would provide a template to improve those area of Harden's career. Unfortunately it didn't take.
     
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    Hey, all the numerous folks who for years have wanted to trade Harden for young players and picks will probably soon get their wish.

    I have been a big defender of Harden, and still mainly blame Tilman, but it seems time to move on. I guess we now know what it was like to be a fan of the Pelicans, the Thunder, Miami and Cleveland as we keep waiting for our superstar to leave.
     
  8. riko

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    You need court order first . Police investigation beforehand. Unrealistic
     
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    Yea but the raptors didn't give up much. If you are willing to take that for harden cool
     
  10. EddieWasSnubbed

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    All the better if he sits out after refusing a $50million/year paycheck.


    Make him sweat. Make him play.
     
  11. Reeko

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    because they own everybody else’s

    Who is giving up 6-7 picks for James Harden at the deadline, especially if he doesn’t want to be there?
     
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  12. riko

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    Yep this ship has run it’s course. Best for both parties to go on their seperate ways
     
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    I like the trade centered around Jaylen Brown..
    Really like his game a lot. He'd fit perfectly on any team & still has a lot of room to grow
    I like simmons as well but would prefer JB
     
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    Simmons is probably the most realistic possiblity that offers the most promising young guy.

    But I would really like to see if we can convince Boston to let go of Tatum. That would be even better but that is far more doubtful.
     
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    I thought Houston was a contender
     
  17. EddieWasSnubbed

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    Trade him to Sacramento, Charlotte, or Cleveland.
     
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    Give me Jaylon Brown, Marcus Smart, Aaron Nesmith and 2 future firsts for Harden.
     
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    I find it funny how all of CF was in the "Power to the Player" boat before the JH situation. Y'all held this belief because it gave you a sense of warmth or pleasure, knowing some day a disgruntled star might force his way into Houston. Now that we're dealt this hand, y'all want to force Harden to stay. Understandable, I do too, but some proper foresight from CF every once in a while would be nice.

    The players can demand freedom all they want until it's time for the NBPA & NBA to negotiate a new CBA.
     
  20. fchowd0311

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    Why not go for the homerun and see if we can wiggle away Tatum?
     

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