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James Harden or Clyde Drexler in his prime?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Dec 18, 2014.

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Real Comparison: Harden or Drexler?

  1. Harden

    161 vote(s)
    64.1%
  2. Drexler

    90 vote(s)
    35.9%
  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    Wanted to compare James to a guy who's led his team to the Finals. No chickens crying what if.
    James deserves that respect.

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  2. JHarden713

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    Harden has a chance to be 6th best SG ever, so yea he has a chance to surpass Clyde.
     
  3. Aleron

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    tmac? not too early, the glide? a fair bit early
     
  4. steddinotayto

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    hmmmmmm...........Drexler was ridiculously good.
     
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    you guys are getting out of hand with these comparisons. RELAX

    next thread is going to be MJ or Harden
     
  6. tim562

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    This is epic
     
  7. Mr. Clutch

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    Clyde is still way ahead until further notice.

    Scores like Harden (a bit less efficiency) but was a MUCH better defender. Also rebounded better and was an excellent passer.

    You didn't have to hide Clyde on defense. He averaged 2 steals per game for his CAREER.

    He was the #1 option on good Portland teams for a long time then came to Houston and won a championships as the #2 option.

    We didn't see him at his peak here, but he was still freaking impressive. Meshed seamlessly with Hakeem and made us much better.

    Clyde's peak- 27.2 ppg, 7.9 rebs, 2.7 steals, 5.8 assists per game whole shooting almost 50% and being a disruptive defender.
     
  8. fwood_rockets

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    Before they met in the '92 finals, "would you rather have Drexler or Jordan" was a legit question. That's how good Clyde was in his prime.
     
  9. Slam Dunk

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    What's with these awful polls in GARM?

    Of course I'd pick James Harden over Clyde Drexler for commentary.
     
  10. robbie380

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    I think if Clyde grew up as more of a 3pt shooter like today's NBA players then he would have shot a better 3pt% for his career and a higher ts%.

    I voted for "prime" Clyde, but it's really close. If the new all-NBA defensive Harden shot better from the field then I'd pick him.
     
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    Clyde gets the edge but I'm not so sure that will still be the case in the coming few years.
     
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  12. TracywtFacy

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    Granted, Mike James had some good performances for us, but not close in terms of consistency.
     
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    different styles. but it is fair to say that Harden will be chasing Clyde as best SG in Rocket all time team.
     
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    Clyde spent his prime years playing for the Blazers. After last year's playoffs, I hate the Blazers.

    Therefore, I will take Harden
     
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    Clyde's athleticism gives him an edge I think
     
  19. kokopuffs

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    at this point it's clyde and not even close. we'll talk after harden gives us a 'chip.
     
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  20. Dave_78

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    No it was not. It was MJ and then every other SG.

    This year's Harden is better than prime Clyde IMO.
     
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