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James harden promised he would never leave houston

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Air Langhi, Jan 23, 2021.

  1. Air Langhi

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    People lie. Life goes on.

    He realized he could never be a leader or the primary star of a team so he left to go play Chris Bosh for the Nets. It is what it is.
     
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    Not his fault. He was traded by TF.
     
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    My parents told me Santa was real
     
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    We know.

    We just don’t care.
     
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    We remember. :oops:
     
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    WOW thank you ! Never seen this tweet before :rolleyes:
     
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    This is so old. We all know this. You don’t need to make a new thread for it
     
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    The world was a very different place on September 2, 2017. He probably thought Morey and MDA were here with him for the long haul, Tilman wasn't a meddling cheapskate, and that the Rockets were on their way to taking down Golden State. Things change, people change, and circumstances change. Let it go.
     
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    Everything he was loyal to besides the city itself is gone from when he made that tweet.

    I'm extremely frustrated with the way the way Harden handled the end of his tenure here (starting with Westbrook) but lets not pretend we would have been loyal to him if his performance fell off for legit reasons. Players and fans only love each other when it's mutually beneficial.
     
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  12. Houston77

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    Things change. I’m not bitter, I just wish him nothing but failure.
     
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    I didn't know Yeezy's real name was Edgar Guerrero.
     
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    I know this is a joke but some HoF really
    believe this lol
     
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    Yep. This board has a dozen "I've grown to HATE *fill in the blank*" threads but users get upset when a player has had enough with us. Every fanbase is guilty of it.

    Harden gave us 8 great years of contention and left us with a huge haul of picks. I have nothing but good things to say about James.
     
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    Pretty sure no one knew then just how successful Tilman Fertitta would be at destroying an organisation hey.
     
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    and you believed him??
     
  18. Ziggy

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    Tilman didn't own the team when he made that comment. Lulz. He wasn't talking about this disaster or an organization, he was talking about the good Rockets. Nobody wants to play for this **** team. It's not just Harden.
     
  19. B-Bob

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    Healthy humans sometimes change their minds about things, especially when conditions around them change.

    Mature humans tend to avoid promises including "never" or "always" unless made to a spouse, parents, or children.

    So, Harden was immature in 2017 to have promised but healthy now to have changed his mind.
     
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    Should of traded harden years ago and got jimmy butler to Houston. Made this Jimmy team. Oh well.
     

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