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Should the Rockets retire Harden's jersey?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by mig0s, Jan 16, 2021.

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Should we retire Harden's jersey?

  1. Yes

    145 vote(s)
    63.6%
  2. No

    46 vote(s)
    20.2%
  3. His jersey already retired at the strip club so it doesnt matter

    37 vote(s)
    16.2%
  1. mig0s

    mig0s Member

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    Keep in mind Tillman said he will 'think about retiring TMac's jersey' and Harden has done way more for Houston than TMac
     
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  2. rocketsjudoka

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    Let see how the rest of his career ends up. I think if he ends up winning multiple championships and MVP's with Brooklyn or some other team and ends up identifying with them more than the Rockets then no. I think if still identifies with the Rockets including like many other players have comes back and signs for a very short period at the end so he can retire a Rocket then we should.
     
  3. xaos

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    Depends...


    On how high those Nets picks end up being
     
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    Yes. I am an unapologetic Harden simp. Retire it. Make other stars feel like we are welcoming.
     
  5. J.R.

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    They should retire it for
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    And Tracy isn’t going to have his number retired.

    Trevor Ariza
    Terrence Williams
    Scott Machado
    Isaiah Canaan
    Michael Carter-Williams
    Iman Shumpert
    John Wall
     
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    i dont know about you guys, but it would be awkward as hell if another player wore #13 for the rockets. I mean technically its possible that Tilman may hold a grudge but it just wouldnt sit right with me. And im sure even a lot of rockets fans who didnt like harden can agree with that
     
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    I loved James' time in Houston, but the answer is no. He should be respected for his time in Houston, but he should not have his jersey retired after the way he went out of Houston. That being said, it probably will be retired at some point, but it should not be.
     
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    If they didn't retire Dwight Howard's jersey then I don't see how they can retire Harden's.
     
  11. Jwise44

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    We retire it for sure, dude brought us great times. I don’t care how it ended.
     
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  12. Shark44

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    Too soon.
     
  13. pgabriel

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    Of course it will. Second best player in franchise history. Even with no championship he has had a historic career.
     
  14. Nimo

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    Should be a no brainer. I hope the Rockets aren't as salty as you all are.
     
  15. YOLO

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    This dude was robbed of multiple mvps and easily the 2nd best player in franchise history. No brainer. You won’t see that for a long ass time here. Stop with the dramatic kneejerks. It’s going to be retired here at some point period

    Salty folks in here don’t realize Yao’s jersey was retired and his 7 year career was no where close to harden’s.
     
  16. sirjesse

    sirjesse Thank you Nick Anderson.
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    I would always retire jerseys for zero championships.
     
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  17. Amel

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    I think its little too early...

    Honestly he deserves it, but time needs to heal wounds. I can see him coming back in 2-3 years. I just think he ruined a lot of stuff that he had going on in Houston. We fans would have accepted him not winning anything here, he would still be a Houston legend. Seriously, even if he stayed, disappeared in playoffs again, that probably would still have been ok with a lot of Rockets fans. After what he did, its just tough. Loyalty only goes so far in life
     
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  18. Will

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    Retire it, and hang it from the rafters. But the back of it should say, "It's something that I don't think can be fixed."
     
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  19. Ziggy

    Ziggy 99ers STAND BY
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    Can we hang the owner of the team from the rafters or nah? :D
     
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  20. apollo33

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    I feel like he's going to end up here to finish his career on a min like Garnett
     
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