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The Day James Harden Cried His Eyes Out, "What did you think when the phone call ended?"

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Ramo$e, Feb 26, 2017.

  1. Ramo$e

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    My apologies if it's already posted. This was the first time I seen it, and couldn't find it anywhere. Pretty good piece on his mind frame at the time of the trade. It also confirms, to me at least, what I've said before. The rebuilding began when JAMES HARDEN was traded. OKC's front office just didn't know yet.
     
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    I love that segment but it seems like it's too short, imo. Are there other parts to it or is this the only one?
     
  3. Ramo$e

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    Honestly I have no clue. It says its from ESPN. I hardly get to catch ESPN that's probably why I haven't seen it before.

    My favorite part is when they show him walking down the hall with the Rockets jersey on.
     
  4. Ramo$e

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    If you read the youtube comments, a lot of OKC fans are pissed to this day. One comment got 900+ like stating that the "I still believe that the James Harden trade is without a shadow of a doubt, the dumbest trade in NBA history." Almost feel bad for them.....not.
     
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    I have seen the full video of this but can remember from where. I will try to search and post here.
     
  6. Dr of Dunk

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    This was an E:60 episode by ESPN a while back. Here's the full episode :

     
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    It's been on here before, but there's nothing wrong with posting it again. It's a nice piece.
     
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    Trading James Harden was not Sam Presti's finest moment
     
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    Almost as catastrophic as Murray trading 2Pat amirite @Carl Herrera
     
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    sorry . . . saw the thread title and thought it was about Brewer being traded
     
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    Thanks.
     
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    It was unbelievably dumb. OKC would have won multiple championships. Three of the top 5 or at worst 3 of the top 7- to 10 players in the NBA in their early twenties. Not to be repeated for a generation, if ever. And, no the Warriors and the Miami Heat were not quite the same.
     
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    gotta keep Ibaka lololol
     
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    Can you imagine... Westbrook, Durant, Harden,... Then any 2 people you could possibly throw out there? That would have been the first BIG 3 to have all just been home grown. Pretty cool. And I think we got the best of them.
     
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    Westbrook / Jackson
    Harden / Roberson
    Durant / Sefelosha
    Ibaka / Green
    Thabeet

    Dream team that never happened right there
     
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    Thabeet just ruined that visual. Perk was still on that team I believe. And Ibaka is a better 5 than Thabeet.
     
  17. ThatBoyNick

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    That was the joke lol
     
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    James Harden league MVP. Artesia High School.
     
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    It kinda feels like the Bagwell trade from the 90s when we robbed the Red Sox.

    Houston sports for ya... we've been blessed and cursed so much at the same time.
     
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    Dramatic music and visuals of him pacing back and forth thinking to himself because he got traded to a team so he can sign an $80 million contract. Give me a break.
     
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