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(Highlights) James Harden - 43 pts, 13 asts, 6 rebs

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tehG l i d e, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    Yep lol at the hater saying harden is just a contributor

    Hardens relentless effort and aggressiveness all night won us the game

    Its not his fault ty was passive

    And brewer and terry letting the kings back in the game

    We won the game because of harden! Not inspite of him
     
  2. ParaSolid

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    Even that sequence where gay had that open 3, harden was in the paint because he had to rotate to koufos rolling to the rim. Harden was great last night. The team needs time and health to gel.

    Lawson is still learning the teAm. He doesn't know when he can attack the defense while running the offense. He's trying to figure that out. You can see it clearly. I'm not concerned. It will happen sooner rather than later.
     
  3. larsv8

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    The human body is not capable of carry the load on offense and then exerting the amount of energy needed to be good on defense.

    Take your pick:
    1.) Amazing offensive Harden who is lazy on D
    2.) Amazing offensive Harden, amazing defensive Harden whose body is burnt out 2/3s of the way through the season and career is shortened.
    3.) Bad offensive Harden, who is great on D.
     
  4. Mr. Clutch

    Mr. Clutch Contributing Member

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    Trade Harden and Dwight

    Build around Canaan and PPat
     
  5. Jake Tower

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    It's a good thing there's no clubs in Sacramento.
     
  6. Duncan McDonuts

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    My pick is have a better game plan, involve more players on offense with ball and player movement to create better and easier looks on offense. That way, Harden doesn't have to exert as much energy on offense and can save it for defense.

    With the way our team is setup, we have one player initiating all the offense while others camp at the 3-point line. On defense, we have one defensive anchor and wings have a field day blowing by our perimeter defense. We need to be more balanced. When we're not, opposing teams will abuse the mismatches and focus their offense/defense on those weak spots.
     
  7. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    So its not hardens fault
     
  8. Duncan McDonuts

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    I think it's mainly the coach's fault. Harden can be a good defender if he didn't have to use so much energy on offense. I've always believed that our coaches are not maximizing our potential and that's where we can make the most improvement to our squad. We have talent. We don't know how to use it well. That said, his performance is still graded on both sides of the court.
     
  9. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    Yeah but hardens ppp is the highest on the team. Ty has the vision but he played tentatively last night

    And any players offense always has significantly heavier weight than his defense

    He was last years players mvp. Players understand how important hardens overall game to the rockets is. I understand some fans up to now still dont understand that concept
     
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