The PROBLEM With Russell Westbrook, James Harden, And The ROCKETS

Pubblicato il 13 lug 2019
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Coach Nick went through thousands of clips to analyze whether or not it was worth the risk by Daryl Morey and the Rockets to blow up the Chris Paul/James Harden pairing and reunite two old teammates to find new glory.
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  • WestBrick and Harden wont go anywhere. They are NOT a better team now. they have two showboats and two one and one players that are into statsand are NOT team players,. They will get beaten just like last year by any Team that plays Team basketball. CP3 is a much better team player than WestBrick and it will show this year in their record. They made a huge mistake trading CP3 and getting another selfish player like Westbrick will not help them get a ring. They will take early showers again.

  • Houston will not win with Harden and D'Antoni's offense. It doesn't work. Houston Rockets played some of their best games when Chris Paul ran the floor and got everyone involved. With James Harden's high usage and 36 ppg, most of his teammates are too cold because they're not getting enough touches and shots.

  • People really only talk about his inefficiency but don’t want to mention curry, lebron, beal, irving, or dame’s defense...he gets way to much hate and a lot of people are doubting the russ and harden duo but don’t know that they’ve been friends since they 9/10 years old. Russ and harden played with each other a lot i don’t see why its a problem when harden played with Paul who is more stubborn than russ is. Yeah paul can shoot but whats that matter when he scores 15 points a game and is out for a quarter of the season. They know how to play with each other im sure of it


  • Russ is only more athletic, less injury prone and better in the paint. CP3 has much better shooting ability, better IQ, performs better in the playoffs and A BETTER TEAMMATE

    • Cp3 is known for being a bad teammate

  • Summary: Russ can’t shoot

  • When CP3 was able 2 orchestrate while Harden was on the bench is just beautiful

  • This would backfire easily. Both Harden and Westbrook are ballhogs. Adding that, Westbrook is super inefficient. He is a high volume shooter who DEMANDS the ball be given to him and yet a lot of role players ard better than him offensively. Smh🤦‍♂️

  • This will be d'Antonio last season with Houston

  • Ya sone haters

  • HELL, we should’ve traded for Dennis instead!

  • Please fg% shouldn’t be use anymore, Harden is low because he takes so many 3s, his career efg is .525 and his fg is .434, MJ in Chicago had .505 fg and .518 efg. I hate it when people analyze player by fg in modern basketball.

  • CP3 has more realiable midrange and play compare to westbrook

  • does anyone know the instrumental in his vids ?

  • Billy Donovan went to the Tye Lue school of coaching!!!

  • Seems like the Rockets have gone all in on the Thunder offence of the last 10 years. Because that worked out well didn't it? Though they're kicking out to more consistent shooters. But if it didn't work with CP3 I don't think it'll work with Russ.

  • Stop putting this bad energy into the air

  • it all counts on if russ learns to shoot 54 percent from the feild

  • I think CP3 Rockets> Russ Rockets CP has better IQ and he shoots with a better%...Will see....

  • 1:22 if this list was of 2000 to 2005 AI was on top for real!!!! 😂 Dont get twisted, im a big fan of AI game but he had a poor shoot percentage and he shot more than 20 shoots per game

  • Getting Westbrook was only to unload CP3`s dumbass contract.... I see this move ultimately blowing up the whole team, unless Westbrook starts running in transition instead of getting defensive rebounds

  • Rockets fans will realize how essential Chris Paul was this season

  • overrated

  • Like Kobe said Harden playing style can’t win a championship

  • In before Steven Adams averages 40 rebounds

  • Russ is a slasher, not a shooter. He needs to stop trying to be something he's not

  • if okc had a better coach they'd have a better record than the rockets this year. CP3 is still amazing but harden hurt his game. Dallio is an amazing shooter and scorer. Adams is a really good center to pair with a guy like CP3. Shai looked really good his rookie season and will probably only look better with CP3. I just don't see this team being bad an they're definitely in contention for the playoffs. The rockets could very well just blow up and even if it isn't a disaster its not going to be amazing

  • its because of harden.. he thinks he is so good and can get his team a ring but we all.know he cant.. weve seen it many times before.. cp3 is the best thing thats happened to him and he messed it up..

  • Still, that ad is smooth asf

  • Okc is one of the biggest what if teams in history

  • He needs to play how he was with PG for most of the season, especially that one game against the Spurs. He relies on hero ball whenever they’re down and it’s been like that always. The only issue is that he hasn’t been making shots in the clutch recently like he used to.

  • Westbrook finna block Harden with the game winner

  • What if they actually win a ring??

  • Does anybody know how the music at 1:00 is called

  • The nerd comes with hot takes sometimes

  • Russell Westbrook: exist Coach Nick: Can you hear me shaking my head.

  • Well u can’t teach will power

  • what about the defense?

  • Okc used handoffs a lot so it’s very similar except for him to go to the rim.

  • Dumbass