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[SI] James Harden reveals why he left Houston

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Jalen Green OnlyFan, Aug 19, 2021.

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Does this offend you as a Houstonian?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. tycoonchip

    tycoonchip Tilman has Aids!
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    Ya he'd be broke after every friday.
     
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  2. Swapshop

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    Kind of true though.
     
  3. Jalen Green OnlyFan

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    So you don’t think Harden was good enough to keep his playoff streak alive on last years team?
     
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  4. RocketsFido

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    Houston is a big city but as a franchise, its fanbase is pretty small. It's pretty easy to tell when you visit big social sites like reddit.
     
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  5. fchowd0311

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    That's a poor argument seeing as Clutchfans is one of if not the largest team fanbase message board in existence across all sports.
     
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    I don’t see his argument. He practically has fallen off after going and playing in KD’s shadow. No first team no mentions on sports center no national campaigns. NAda.
     
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  7. Reeko

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    Fallen off? The only reason he didn’t make an All-NBA team is because he missed too many games, that’s it. Harden was getting mentioned a ton, so not sure what you’re talking about there. He went from boring to fun to watch, and everybody finally discovered that he’s actually 1 of the best passers in the game.

    BK is right behind the Lakers when it comes to most talked about teams in the league
     
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  8. YOLO

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    Now folks are trying to act like the media wasn't going crazy when Harden got to Brooklyn talking about wow harden is fun to watch. And how there are a ton of posts on this board highlighting the hypocrisy when suddenly they think he changed his game but in reality he hasn't











    https://twitter.com/clutchfans/status/1366808094433562633
     
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  10. VickMackey

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    same guy imo. Mvp race every year with the inevitable playoff choke.
     
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  11. D-rock

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    Yep, same guy.

    Also same guy who has never missed playoffs in his entire career.

    Lebron cannot say that.

    Kobe cannot say that.

    Even MJ cannot say that.

    Let's stop acting like what Harden has accomplished is some kind of negative.

    You are just gaslighting yourself with that BS.
     
  12. CVcrew

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    He’s right though, call a spade a spade… he does choke in the playoffs when playing Batman. Maybe he’ll succeed now as Durant’s Robin.
     
  13. D-rock

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    LOL

    Even Durant in his prime could not challenge the championship dynasty that was GSW.

    That's why he left OKC for GSW and won 2 rings.

    Harden led Rockets pushed GSW WITH DURANT to their limits, moreso than ANY team in NBA during that period.

    Only CF would shet on an all time great player who led franchise to all time number of wins.

    Before Olajuwon there were ZERO championships for this franchise.
     
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  14. jordnnnn

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    More accurate would be : He has choked in the playoffs, primarily earlier in his playoff career with us. But early on even amidst the few truly terrible games were some absolutely great performances. And if we were to look at the last 3 playoff runs in their totality they were an excellent 3 year run stretch of playoffs by him and would be considered so by anyone. Essentially 30/6/7 on 58% TS

    And to classify what happened while he was healthy in the playoffs this year as playing a Robin to anyone is just ignoring reality.
     
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    Definitely chokes. Dude completely folded when cp3 went out with injury.
     
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  16. Bobbythegreat

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    He left to get carried by KD and get extra hype for the same or lesser performances.
     
  17. Jalen Green OnlyFan

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    His clutch moments were few and far between. Dallas Mavericks midrange 2 at the end of game 3 in 2015 was one.

    Harden's step back 3 at the end of game 4 in 2019 was one.

    His choking moments far outnumber the clutch ones. Man just reeked of quitting energy.
     
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  18. D-rock

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    LOL

    OnlyFans are the worst.

    They never talk ball, just BS.

    There must be other ways to elevate your player than pulling down a great.

    Thriller would be embarrassed for you.

    Better make a lot more hot pockets.
     
  19. VickMackey

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    None of what you said changes what I said. Harden chokes in big games. He’s an excellent player who chokes in big games.
     
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  20. VickMackey

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    The “concussion” game was an embarrassment
     
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