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James Harden: “I’ve done everything for the city, but I don’t think it can be fixed”

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Rudy, Jan 12, 2021.

  1. BossHogg713

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    Hopefully he'll be on the phone looking for a new job soon. Lulz
     
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    oh for the love of God, not this guy again
     
  5. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Another ghost written hit piece by Tilman. Did he go to Northwestern before running his mob empire? /s
     
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    http://assets.espn.go.com/nba/news/1999/0929/85794.html
    Pippen was offering no apologies Wednesday and reiterated that he wants to play elsewhere, preferably for the Lakers and Phil Jackson. ... "He's a very selfish guy," Pippen said of Barkley. "He doesn't show the desire to want to win. That's my reason for wanting to get away from playing with him anymore because he just doesn't show the dedication. ... I'm a guy that's dedicated to winning, and I put out a lot of effort on the court. I expect that from my teammates, especially from a guy of his caliber. You know he's not willing to go the distance. There's no reason for me to put my last three or four years at risk of never winning."
     
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    You can't say I make zero sense but then say Lebron's team got clowned...in the finals...if Harden's team got clowned IN THE FINALS it would be an improvement.

    He left Cleveland in worse shape? Yeah, I'm sure Cleveland fans don't appreciate the sole championship he brought to their franchise.
     
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    I'm curious as to what they will be doing with him the rest of the season. I imagine this was a 'Trade me RIGHT NOW' plea because it's going to be awkward in that lockerroom with him around. How do you play with guys you just said aren't good enough for you?

    People are defending it because it's Harden and I've learned we have some people that are more Harden fans than Rocket fans.

    If you are hoping the Rockets suck after trading Harden...you are a Harden fan, not an actual Rocket fan.
     
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    That is why you never take moments for granted. I've enjoyed the Harden era a whole bunch. I would of kept Mike D around and whatever to keep Harden happy as well. It's a huge shame that Harden is not going to retire a Rocket. I know fans focus on championships, and obviously we all want for our teams to win championships, I wanted one real bad. Even though we didn't win a championship under Harden, the next best thing was to be competitive all these years and have a chance, and it was so much fun. I was hoping to keep Harden around even once it was worthless and we were threading water for a few years.

    I'm a Rockets fans and always will be, but personally I am a huge Harden fan as well and I'm disappointed how this will all end.
     
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    The time is now to trade Harden or else this season is a waste. We have to get some great value for him but you hate to say that trading him at this point for a couple of basketballs would be good as it would be your classic addition by subtraction.
     
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    But tangibly they don't do very well on the court scoring or defending. I don't feel like anyone is on the same page as anyone. Obviously Harden is a huge distraction, but nothing has looked right
     
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    I don't think the season is salvageable once Harden is gone.
     
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    it's not even salvageable with him here
     
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    God damnit not this BraBra dude again.

    Stone is just a puppet of Tilman.
     
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    That is frightening.

    This is such a sad ending.
     
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    How much due to Harden vs Silas vs Tilman is wonderful to debate but bottom line is you have a mess and not a clear road to clean it up.

    Salis has a big problem now.
     
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    Probably not.
     
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    These sports writers aren't holding back on this diva I like it.
     
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    We already suck with Harden on the team, that's why most of us want to move on. If we were on our way to the playoffs I would be pissed if Harden wanted out. If we are heading to the lottery either way, let's do it with new blood.
     
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    They played one game without harden and we won that game
     
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