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We are watching an all-time great in his Prime

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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  2. Yes

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  1. vlaurelio

    vlaurelio Member

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    defend him? or just saying the truth and facts. so morey and tad brown defends harden or just preaches the truth that haters can't swallow?

    you miss dwiva?

    SMH @ 15%ers like you
     
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  2. riko

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    I would say he has delivers in spades....
     
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    It’s a shame we will probably never put the talent around him he deserves.
     
  4. Game7

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    Me, personally, no. Most people, yes.
    People say he hasn’t won anything, blah blah blah. Tell that to the HOF players that never won anything. Lots of all-time greats never won mvp. Lots of all-time greats never won championships.
    Championships require great team dynamic from the FO to the end of the bench. As an individual, James is in elite, all-time great company. No question about that. 10 years strong and still at the top of his game.
     
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    Harden with these next 2 weeks games will pass up in scoring, Buck Williams, Bob Cousey, Elton Brand, Chris Paul, Grant Hill, Chris Webber, and Chris Bosh. Not bad for 2 weeks worth of games, but what happens when you are scoring at will.
     
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    You can shake your head all you want, call yourself fan of the team?

    Where were you when the team needed fans at the beginning of the season? Awfully quiet?

    Now Harden has a good stretch, you show up? Real good timing, real convenient. :rolleyes:

    So interested in other players not named Harden.
     
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    who's the best player of this team and are you taking him for granted or somehow wish he got traded or wish to trade him?
     
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    I got confused for a moment and thought this was another Austin Rivers thread.
     
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    his offense is better than Michael Jordan...even better player overall... just needs refs to let him win
     
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    Why do ppl always want to bring MJ up? Harden's a incredible scorer, probably the best of this generation. But scoring back then was just a lot harder than today. Statistically Harden's stats are great similar to Lebron's, however MJ, Hakeem and others were just better in every aspect. No need to compare
     
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    He had an incredible run in the playoffs/finals when he won a ring with a washed up Shaq. That level of play and increased intensity in the postseason is something that Harden has never done.
     
  12. WolfofHouston

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    Wade's prime peak surpasses Hardens, sure. But Hardens longevity will probably win out.
     
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    Same
     
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    While I’m not about to say harden is better than MJ because I hold MJ and Hakeem as the two best players ever and Hakeem clearly the most talented big ever retired top 10 in points, rebounds, steals and number one in blocks. That’s unreal.

    But basically your saying you had to play in the late 80s and early mid 90s to be an alltime great because the game was “harder” back then.

    I just hate that train of thought it’s just old heads not given the new guys there props.

    Put this harden shooting 11 threes a game back in the 90s. Guy runs off 5 straight chips same with steph and kd.

    Coaches and players weren’t used to girding guys that deep. Then sure you press up double team and they burn you.

    Harden steph and kd are alltime Elite on offense. They all would have shredded the rough and tough 80s and 90s theirs not doubt in my mind.

    Ppl forgot Harden is huge for a guard he’s prob one of the strongest SGs off alltime. And he’s imo the best ball handling SG of alltime.

    If IT could win 2 chips with the pistons back in the day there is not doing Harden could have won 4 that’s my opinion. Guy is just incredible on offense.

    Players as a whole are much better and skilled than they were in the 80s and 90s. All anyone can say about those guys is they were tough.

    Tough don’t win you games.
     
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    which lone superstar have filled harden's shoes to single handedly carry the heaviest burden in the league and lead the rockets to a chip?
     
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    which lone superstar have filled harden's shoes to single handedly carry the heaviest burden in the league and lead the rockets to a chip?
     
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    Oh I thought this thread was about Austin Rivers
     
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    The more a player is hated, the greater they are
     
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    Anyone using Wade's mythical playoff/Finals performance where the refs basically handed him the championship trophy via foul calls as evidence that wade is better than Harden should have their argument null and voided. Harden might get calls but that series was ridiculously one sided.
     
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  20. riko

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    I love JVG who tonight just said Harden is the clear LEAUGE MVP on national tv
     
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