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Has Harden ever had a Jimmy Butler performance?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by SidDaKid, Oct 5, 2020.

  1. TEXNIFICENT

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    Stop it. He was present getting his ass kicked by a dominant wing player. In these Miami playoffs, Dragic was leading them scoring and Bam was leading in rebounds and assists until they went down.
     
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    Westbrook was a dumpster fire in these playoffs. Also,
    Are we talking coaching or playing? Screen and curl action is a called play. Are we talking coaching? Because that’s a different conversation.FWIW, CP3 grabbed his hamstring and bitched out of the biggest game of his career. It wasn’t the first time either. CP3 hasn’t won squat and he’s always hurt.
     
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    Dude stop being so immature. CP3 didn't "bitch out". Getting a real injury isn't "bitching out". CP3 works on his conditioning and nutrition. He cares about that stuff. He works hard to play at his level at his age with that many miles on his legs.

    That was a shitty unfortunate incident that I do not hold against CP3. If anything CP3 overexerted himself trying too hard. He was everywhere in those closing moments of games 5.
     
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    Stop what? Reality? The fact that Dragic led them in scoring or Bam in assists/rebounds speaks to Butler's leadership. He's willing to sacrifice his game for the betterment of the team. But down the stretch in crunch time, he wants the ball.
     
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    You are pissing into a tornado with these knuckle heads.
     
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    fchowd's LIES:

    Lie#1: Harden makes it easy to double team him.

    Lie#2: Harden double teams do not create 4 vs. 3 opportunities because Harden brings his defenders closer to Rockets players.

    Lie#3: Harden double teams do not create 4 vs. 3 opportunities because Harden stands around or holds ball too long allowing defenses to "plan methodically".

    Lie#4: Harden at half court makes it "easier" for opposing teams to trap/double AND defend Rockets 4 vs. 4.

    TRUTH: Rockets lead NBA in wide open 3's. And it's not even close.

    Fchowd just doing bitch fchowd things. You lie more than elected officials.

    I'm sure you will blame Harden for Covid-19 next.

    You are the Trump of CF.
     
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    Jimmy Butler is not bringing a championship to Miami, Florida. This is theatrics. NBA and WWE coalescing at it's finest. If refs let Harden when playoff games with free throws we would have been in the finals too. You need to be realistic. I don't care what Jimmy's game is predicated on. Close is not good enough. In case you didn't know......over use of small ball left when MDA was let go. You can't do small ball and not make adjustments. You watching the finals and feel like you are missing out on something. You are not. Know it or not NBA will have who they want in the finals.

    If you don't enjoy Harden why don't you go be another teams fan? Because I can tell you now...Harden in not going anywhere. Why not save yourself the pain in sufferings of 3 more years? Harden is comfortable and will more than likely sign a extension.
     
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    And that doesn't mean squat. Look whose in the finals
     
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    This is your support for your ridiculous contention?

    By your "science" then Kawhi is a quitter too.

    So is Giannis, Dame, Kyrie, Durant, Embiid, Joker, CP3, Jamal, Siakam and the entire Celtics team.

    You are so obtuse.
     
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  10. TEXNIFICENT

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    Why didn’t he want the ball in Minnesota, or Chicago? Or 76ers? The team is the best he’s been on. In a year with no Kyirie, KD & no Super team in the West.
     
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    The bolded names are 25 years old or younger. The underlined names have rings.
     
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    No, the guy who played so bad that people thought he had a concussion has never had a Jimmy butler type performance.
    This is the same guy who's season was once saved by dwight, Corey brewer and Josh Smith while he sat on the bench watching. If dantoni was the coach he'd have left Harden in, but thankfully McHale had the balls to sit his ass and saves him from another dreadful performance in route to being booted from the playoffs.
     
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    How do you know he didn't? Maybe he did, but he didn't have the clout to demand it?
     
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    No bearing on AS's theory.

    Stay in your lane fly.
     
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    What a novel concept. Other players get to do things on the court.
     
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    It actually does, but it's unsurprising that you don't see it.
     
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    So where does that leave Harden? So getting “injured” makes you clutch? Beloved? Why can’t Harden use the “ shitty unfortunate “ excuse? CP3’s Brittle ass couldn’t finish ( after being load managed in the regular season) the deal in a year that the team was about to breakthrough vs one of the most talented teams ever. It was time to close the deal and CP3 bitched out and grabbed his hamstring. But I know it’s Harden’s fault. But CP3 wants to call people out? Hell man, I would have been frustrated with CP3 too. How about you finish the year vs the Warriors when it mattered. Who gives a damn now.
     
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    Did all of those players act differently after a playoff win vs. a playoff loss?

    Of course they ALL did.

    But leave it to the fly to infest this discussion with putrefaction and obfuscation.
     
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    Wow. That is an absolutely ridiculous take.
     
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    Well dragic hasn’t played.. and here we are heading to game 6.

    Again, harden is clearly the better player. Butler has more dog in him
     
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