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"We felt that it was best for the group and best for James not to come to practice."

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by tinman, Jan 13, 2021 at 2:08 PM.

  1. tinman

    tinman Contributing Member
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    Wow, this didn't even happen with Tmac. Tmac at least played every other game that year.
     
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    deserves its own thread
     
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    Trader_Jorge King of the D&D, The Legend, #1 Ranking

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    Harden played his last game in a Rockets uniform last night.
     
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    Dude is a baby and NOT professional to air his teamates out like that. I get what hes done for the Org/city, but what he did to his teamates he doesnt deserve to be celabrated here for a looonngg while...
     
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    This is good! I believe this team is playoff material without Harden. You throw EG into the starting lineup and he can get u at least 20 a night. Couple that with Wall dominating the ball a bit more and you can easily replace Hardens scoring. I think Silas has a real chance now to prove he is a good coach with the guys who actually buy into the system and come out every night ready to compete. Remember, Cousins and Wall are playing with a chip on their shoulder, they have something to prove coming back from their injuries, and they've looked good to say the least. Wood and EG should have something to prove as well. I believe Harden's goal every night was to come out and force a trade, and I think he got his wish. Get him out of there and let's see what these guys can do!
     
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    The difference between Silas handling of the situation and Silas' on court strategies seems night and day.

    So the question is which one is more true? Without Harden, will it look better? Hope so.

    Harden out of practice makes sense.
     
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    Funny some people thought he would be back after his comments. I feared it, since Rockets were stubborn to let it get this far; "uncomfortable" is what they wanted and got it. Don't know which losing player I respect more, Tracy or Harden.
     
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    GOOD!!! He killed the chemistry last night in his post game. He quit on the season after the Portland game. It’s gonna suck , but the Rockets now with Harden..... SUCKS!!!!!
     
  10. REEKO_HTOWN

    REEKO_HTOWN I'm Rich Biiiiaaatch!

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    Hey look, it's T-mac but fatter!
     
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    I hope James goes off and wins a ship wherever we trade him. He deserves it.

    Just give me picks. If we choose the Simmons repackage, trade him to a 3rd team for even more picks.
     
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    Tracy was more passive aggressive about it, seems Harden is forcing the issue more. Then again, McGrady really didn't have much leverage by the end of his time in Houston. He was pretty well washed. Harden has had way more individual and team success than McGrady ever did. Once the smoke clears, I hope to mostly remember his time here fondly, as there were some really great moments.

    I am disappointed he is treating his coach and teammates poorly, but recent history suggests that being obstinate has been the only way to force a team to trade you (see Anthony Davis). It's a messy divorce, but as they say "things always end badly, otherwise they wouldn't end." Harden is not wrong, I don't think this team is a real contender this year no matter what they do. He wants to go to a real contender before he is washed up in a few years. It's just a shame things didn't work out in 2018.
     
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    SILVER BAN HAMMER coming because Fat Boy gonna be breaking ALL protocols!!

    Houston Strip Clubs REJOICE!!!
     
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    Yes it did, when he went for his own diagnosed knee operation.....

    DD
     
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    **** em....he quit.

    DD
     
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    Do you guys expect a standing ovation or just straight boos when he plays against us next? Regardless he'll probably drop 40
     
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    Could careless what he does when hes out of the Hou uniform. He held the team hostage stemming from the cp3 trade.
     
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    Probably boos and he deserves them. If he went out as a professional it would be polite applause.

    DD
     
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    T-Mac was inarguably a whiny quitter.

    But he didn't s**t all over his teammates while quitting.
     
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    His Toronto T-Mac game
     

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