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[ESPN/Spears] Another *Harden rule* coming?

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by Deuce, Sep 20, 2019.

  1. Deuce

    Deuce Context & Nuance
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  2. SRR21

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    This ****ing league hates the Rockets.
    Kill contract
    Next day screw with Harden.
     
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    The nba hates Harden.
     
  4. Deuce

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    Imagine if the league hated the Warriors this much
     
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  6. Deuce

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    Haha the NBA rules are such a joke, it took them this long to actually define something as basic as a "gather". How could they ever do without it???!!! Dumb, dumb, dumb, dumb...
     
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    So this is really just approving his move? Change thread title lol.
     
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    Good. The stepback is awesome which is why half the ****ing league uses it now.
     
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    Harden is always a step ahead; he has already moved on to another game breaking, rule skirting move.
     
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    I think it's just to clarify Harden's step back is legal. Too "experts" say it's illegal...
     
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    We'll have to wait for the videos to come out, but it sounds like the step back is being legitimized by the rules rather than eliminated.
     
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    if they did, then they would focus in on moving screens and it would screw their offense
     
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    Next up: Officially ban the colors red and yellow.
     
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    Media will continue to tell you there is no anti-Harden bias.
     
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    It's quite remarkable, isn't it? I know there are those who refuse to believe that, for whatever reason, the league, Stern and now Silver, has it in for the Rockets. I don't know why. I can't think of a good reason why they would, but it appears, at least to me, to be the case. The rule allows Harden's step-back, but count on him being watched very closely when he takes them. I predict that James will get more traveling calls, fair or not, and look for them when the game is on the line. I hope I'm wrong. Boy, would I love to be wrong.
     
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    thread had me going from mad, to relieved, to happy all on just the 1st page
     
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    Ahhh Fck the Nba.. this is just a way for
    The nba to say, oh we sorry we had to deny your super awesome loopholed contract for nene.. here’s something for ya, even tho it’s a rule already in place.
     
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    NBA media members could teach the Nazi propaganda machine a thing or two.
     
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