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Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by riko, Dec 16, 2018.

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are we taking harden for granted

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  1. hakeem94

    hakeem94 Member

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    forget about the playoffs lest just enjoy the regular season....regular season is every day of my life.. playoffs only come once in a while so we should naturally value regular season over once in a blue moon event
     
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    First it was weak p***y and now it's brotha?
     
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    Shame on Harden for actually having IQ and passing to the guy who was wide open.
     
  4. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    harden owes you a ring or something?
     
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    That's my problem with relying on foul shots. You only get those if the refs give them to you. We all know there's a few refs that seem to have it out for the Rockets and they swallow their whistles at critical points in the game, in the playoffs, vs GS.

    I really wish there was a way to reduce their influence on the game. It's the biggest hole in the sport.
     
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  6. Rudyc281

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    please just let harden get at least one championship with the rockets please
     
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    Problem is he's a one-man team by himself. Needs the ball to set himself up.

    Can you really win it all with that kind of strategy? He'll have to score 50 in playoff games. Plus, he's exhausted when the playoffs roll around.
     
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    yes you can definitely win that way .. you just need a lucky break
     
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    Deuce Context & Nuance

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    "Whataboutism"

    Our society today.
     
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    It’s possible but highly unlikely. Especially in this era with super teams. People still claim Harden choked game 7 against the Warriors but don’t look at the rosters.
     
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    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    If Harden had Kobe's or MJ's mentality(ie I'm the best option), he could easily average 40 for a season. Harden is impossible to guard when he plays aggressively.
     
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    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    has kobe or mj avged 40 in a season?
     
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    Harden is really amazing and under appreciated. If you rank players drafted from 2000 to present, he can be in tier 2 with KD, Wade and Curry. Of course Lebron will be Tier 1.
     
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    my problem is
    You saying that is like saying Stores are relying on cops....to not get robbed.

    you ever try to score ..with three men hanging on you?

    people say things like this
    basically saying that Harden should not expect the same level of protection from fouls. He should just bend over and take it... .and still score the same

    Rocket River
     
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    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    yep LOL at these 15 percenters.. wonder how many of them are LOFs
     
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    dont worry he will get at least one....just like he finally got his MVP.... Adam Silver owes us now...
     
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    rockbox Around before clutchcity.com

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    MJ averaged almost 38 while taking 28 shots a game during his 3rd season. Harden averages 32 while only taking 21 shots a game. You don't think Harden could average 8 more points if he tool 7 more shots a game?
     
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    i would go farther that harden is above curry and kd.. because they won't and can't fill harden's shoes as a rocket
     
  19. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Contributing Member

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    howbout kobe?

    so you want harden to take 7 more shots and have 4 less assists right?

    you sound like a glass half empty kind of guy..
     
  20. Rocket River

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    Funny thing
    they say Harden relies in fouls
    when they literally made the Freedom of Movement rule to help Klay and Curry

    Rocket River
     

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