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The Harden doesn't have any help crowd is looking bad

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Pringles09, Feb 2, 2021.

  1. smp

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    Harden was bad ass for years. He was ignored because he played for Houston. That’s the biggest improvement he maid- get out of Houston.
     
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    he had 38 and 11 last night, and people are raving about how he found his guys for easy looks and talking non-stop about his playmaking

    38 and 11 would be a ho hum game for him in Houston...nothing special at all...not even worth mentioning

    he averaged 11 assists in Houston just a few years ago, but now that he’s doing it in BK, casuals and the media are just now discovering that Harden is a great passer
     
  3. Der Rabbi

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    The winning streak was a sigh of relief the Harden situation was over. Anyone who's paid attention to the NBA over the years has seen it time and time again. Fired coaches, traded stars, etc often create a mini surge for their team; but, within 6-10 games, teams level off to their talent level. Did anyone really think a roster of former-star cast offs and G League try hards was going to do anything long term? Combine that with an owner that tries to pay for it all on trade with chain restaurant grade popcorn shrimp what did people really expect?
     
  4. ApacheWarrior

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    Ohhh, it wasn’t me bro, I was neither here nor there.

    But I think I saw Tilman lurking around the power grid. Let’s blame him, lol.
     
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  5. HP3

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    I mean...it does fall in line with his MO tbh, cheap cost cutting screwing over a lot of people.
     
  6. D-rock

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    don't let @DaDakota see that
     
  8. ApacheWarrior

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    The Westbroook has never had any help crowd looking pretty silly right now.

    Rockets have lost 7 straight and still have more wins than the Wiz who have won 3 straight. Break up the Wiz!!
     
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    lol @ this thread being only about 2 weeks old.

    Oh, how the turns have tabled.
     
  10. vator

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    89 games of 30 points and 10 assists. 2nd all time in the history of the NBA. Only Oscar Robertson has more and that was from a much different era.

     
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  11. Monkeychef02

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    Naw bro they didn’t winterize the natural gas or wind turbines. It’s not the windmills fault. Wyoming is a huge wind power producer, and its spring is what y’all are facing. Their power is just fine. This was corporate and government incompetence, plain and simple.
     
  12. D-rock

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    Hell or high water the beard will always be in the mvp race. Beat the lakers tonight he will cement his case
     
  14. fchowd0311

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    Lol no. Lebron started out in Cleveland. He's popular. Is Cleveland a bigger market?

    His performance in the playoffs is why he gets scrutinized.
     
  15. vator

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    Let’s not act like Lebron wasn’t arguably the most hyped high school basketball player of all time. He had all the physical tools to capture the imagination of the sporting world. Magazine covers and national TV games as a high schooler. The chosen one. The guy who could possibly surpass Michael Jordan in greatness. It didn’t matter where Lebron went, he already had the ESPN hype machine around him. Also widely criticized until he teamed up in Miami and won a title.

    Harden was a chubby, crooked toothed, comparatively non athletic looking player in relation to his peers whose career expectations were probably for him to top out as a 20, 5, and 5 guy at best in a career year. Nobody expected this guy to average 11 assists a game in a season or 36 points per game. Harden needed to win a title, which recent history has shown you need a top number 2 player to do which he only had one year with CP3 or be in the LA or New York market in order to get his proper due.
     
  16. fchowd0311

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    Okay so it had nothing to do with Houston. Thanks for confirming that your original comment I replied to wax stupid.
     
  17. vator

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    My original comment you replied to? Huh?

    Anyways, the fact is Lebron was more hyped coming into the league than any player ever. Why is he your comp? You picked probably the most extreme outlier in NBA history. He was chosen to be the new face of the NBA before he ever even played a game. Even guys like OJ Mayo and Andrew Wiggins came into the league with more hype than James.
     
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    Took Harden 8 years to get to that number going by that stat, half of LeBron's 17 going by that start, except Harden started his career in 2009-10
     
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    thats crazy, imagine if morey had harden as a rookie. Harden would probably already be at 25k points
     
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  20. D-rock

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    Because he is a Harden hater, that has been clear as day from his posting history.

    His agenda has been and always will be to paint Harden in the most unreasonable and unrealistic light possible.
     
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