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Harden finishes with a game high 36 points on 20 attempts with 5 assists 2 steals and 1 block in game 1 win vs the Lakers 11:47 pm Fri Sep 10 EDT 14 ups @ 0.94 Removed

Steph Curry was -309 threes from the 50 40 90 club 1:52 pm Sat May 22 EDT 4 ups @ 0.70 Removed

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The rockets had 29 Free throws The lakers had only 181:18 am Sun Oct 24 EDTRemoved

He actually plays a pretty smart game. People hate his style of play but its effective. -1

I dont understand James Harden 2:44 pm Sun Jan 24 EDTRemoved

I dont think many people get mad about people not like his iso ball really. Tbh, if you are a Harden fan and you get mad about people trash talking Harden in anyway, just stay off r/NBA. Youre going to have a bad time lol. 3

REQUEST Curry airballs 3 in the clutch12:46 am Fri Feb 5 EDTRemoved

Curry plays lights out but screws up at the end and people just want to make fun of him for that. Haters gonna hate. But really it speaks to how good he is that him missing a 3 is worth mocking. 9

Is hate overshadowing the greatness of what James Harden is doing right now 11:48 pm Sat Feb 6 EDTRemoved

Nope. Greatness implies hate. 2

Giannis is the MVP9:37 pm Mon Feb 8 EDTRemoved

Yeah, exactly, 100% theres been a furry MVP. 1

All of them in their athletic prime who wins in a decathlon Jordan Lebron or Westbrook 2:21 pm Tue Feb 9 EDTRemoved

I thought it was funny. Fuck the haters. 2

The Warriors will not sweep the finals nor the WCF probably11:38 pm Wed Feb 10 EDTRemoved

50/50 2

Steph Curry is the MVP11:46 pm Mon Feb 15 EDTRemoved

> Got the warriors to 1st seed too. He really is dragging that rag tag team of misfits to the number 1 seed! Seriously though, he missed to many games. Curry is still one of the best shooters of all time. 10

15 players better than Russell Westbrook2:08 pm Tue Feb 16 EDTRemoved

K 1

You are given 3 choices of becoming NBA player Here are your choices which one you choose 6:46 pm Thu Feb 18 EDTRemoved

Not in jail tho. 20

You are given 3 choices of becoming NBA player Here are your choices which one you choose 6:46 pm Thu Feb 18 EDTRemoved

Its either A or C for sure. B is way worse. 20 years in jail is life ruining. 1

You are given 3 choices of becoming NBA player Here are your choices which one you choose 6:46 pm Thu Feb 18 EDTRemoved

Why? Im a millionaire either way, as long as I dont cave into the desire to deal drugs for no good reason I should be ok. 1

The GOAT Argument7:47 pm Sat Feb 20 EDTRemoved

What you say cant disqualify you any more than it can qualify you to be the GOAT. Talk is irrelevant. 1

Does Curry belong in the same sentence as MJ Kobe and LeBron 3:37 pm Thu Feb 25 EDTRemoved

Since people are just being dicks, Ill explain: it just means that you are in the same tier. If you are in the same sentence as someone, you might not be as good as them, but people perceive that its close. "Dude, your random friend from the rec doesnt 1

Why is Steph curry regarded as much better than Damian Lillard when their stats are really similar over the past 4 seasons 5:36 pm Wed Mar 3 EDTRemoved

.368 3p% is great, .434 is elite. Same with TS. 4

Serious Why are so many people believing Curry could end up better than Magic 10:55 am Sun Mar 7 EDTRemoved

Recency bias. Which Im not saying as an insult to Steph, hes great, but current players can get a bit of a boost. 1

Gianniss latest interview is getting extremely misinterpeted to an immense degree 4:05 pm Tue Mar 9 EDTRemoved

Yeah, but on the flip side you have to call out the bs. 2

Why is size so important when it comes to basketball positions 12:29 am Sat Mar 13 EDTRemoved

Because the goal in basketball is to get the up and over you. 3

Why is everyone surprised that the Lakers were bad this year They made terrible off-season moves and this season was never going to be about winning 2:06 pm Sat Mar 13 EDTRemoved

Because LeBron is one of the best players of all time. 2

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

/r/NBA new has to be one of the easiest places to get gilded. Just click on posts mentioning players and defend them. You are going to get gold at some point. 2

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

he jerkwad give me gold 1

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

Its not his style. Curry cant out Harden Harden for sure, but I dont think that is really all that bad. Curry fits in perfectly on GSW with his current style. 2

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

Yes. 2

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

Im a huge Harden fan, but Curry beats Harden at TS%. TS isnt the only part of the story though. 5

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

Is it 3? I thought it was like 67->62. Volume does matter however. 1

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

Yeah, I feel you. Were all homers to some extent. It would be boring if we all agreed on everything. I respect the hell of out Curry anyways. 2

Who is better curry or harden 7:27 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

Ah, I didnt realize Curry had fallen to 64. 1

Is Stephen Curry the most protected superstar of all time 11:11 pm Fri Mar 19 EDTRemoved

What is up with /r/nba and gold? Its really weird tbh. 1

Harden lock for MVP11:18 pm Fri Mar 19 EDTRemoved

Thinking player x deserves the MVP is not the same as thinking player x will win the MVP. 1

Does Zion Williamson have the size and strength to be an NFL linebacker defensive lineman 2:17 pm Sun Apr 4 EDTRemoved

Exactly, he would be a rising CFB star, but not NFL ready by any means. 3

Does Zion Williamson have the size and strength to be an NFL linebacker defensive lineman 2:17 pm Sun Apr 4 EDTRemoved

If he switched to CFB right now I think he would find a spot at a decent but not great program and have an outside shot at making it to the pros. 1

in-depth Harden MVP analysis by Matt Moore5:47 pm Wed Apr 7 EDTRemoved

Great article, until it tried to force me to download their app. 1

in-depth Harden MVP analysis by Matt Moore5:47 pm Wed Apr 7 EDTRemoved

By rule, I dont do things like install apps when a company tries to force me to do it for "free content". Its manipulative and I dont like being manipulated. I know that attitude is not uncommon either. 1

Rockets Fans of Reddit - Do you ENJOY watching Harden play 2:18 pm Thu Apr 8 EDTRemoved

>to me the most beautiful thing is ball movement and off ball movement. The most beautiful thing to you is how the warriors play, and you dont like the polar opposite style that was designed to beat the warriors. Of course that is the case! Everyone 1

Rockets Fans of Reddit - Do you ENJOY watching Harden play 2:18 pm Thu Apr 8 EDTRemoved

There are 7 teams that shoot more FTs than Houston this year. Harden just happens to shoot a lot of Houstons free throws. Can you name those teams without looking it up? Do you consider those teams to be boring? Once youve thought about it check out t 1

Rockets Fans of Reddit - Do you ENJOY watching Harden play 2:18 pm Thu Apr 8 EDTRemoved

And yet Lakers fans love Kobe. Do you think they are fundamentally different people than you enabling them to like Kobe when you dont? No, of course not. KD is an interesting example, because GSW fans see Curry as their own but see KD as stealing glory 1

Rockets Fans of Reddit - Do you ENJOY watching Harden play 2:18 pm Thu Apr 8 EDTRemoved

If you grew up a Lakers fan, you know you would have a different opinion. It might not feel like it, but you know its true. 1

Steph Now I Can See Curry shot 1-5 3pt thru 3 quarters12:00 am Fri Apr 9 EDTRemoved

Half of /r/NBA posts would disappear if people understood variance. 1

Klay Thompson isnt that good 7:13 pm Sun Apr 11 EDTRemoved

Thompson not the GOAT confirmed. 8

The Houston Rockets go 27-of-57 from 3 vs the Suns setting a new NBA record for threes made in a game by a team 9:08 pm Sun Apr 11 EDTRemoved

Just in time for second Summer. 7

Harden strengthening his MVP chances 9:36 pm Sun Apr 11 EDTRemoved

Yeah, but was it efficient and classy? 1

Harden is clearly paying for his perceived bush league antics is there any chance he could remove that from his game all together 1:04 pm Tue Apr 13 EDTRemoved

No, Harden should not change his game in an attempt to ingratiate himself with a few journalists. 12

Jamal Crawford 51 5 5 performance makes history 11:26 pm Tue Apr 13 EDTRemoved

Wow, awesome! 2

Unpopular opinion Westbrook getting triple-doubles is not that impressive6:07 pm Sun Apr 18 EDTRemoved

Unpopular opinion, but do you think KD going to the Warriors was bad for parity in the NBA? 1

Who would win the title if Steph and KD swapped places with Westbrook and PG 6:35 pm Sun Apr 18 EDTRemoved

2nd round exit is extreme IMO. Draymond + Klay + PG is a great defense, and Klay + PG + WB is a great offense. Cousins and Igudola are still pretty great too. 3

Who would win the title if Steph and KD swapped places with Westbrook and PG 6:35 pm Sun Apr 18 EDTRemoved

Wait, why are they playing Houston in the second round? Ah, if the seeding stayed the same. If we allowed the seeding to change, in general I think they would still be a high seed and the Rockets would end up high as well. But OKC + GSW + Houston would 1

I m not gonna overreact to last nights game but it does confirm some thoughts I had on Curry12:53 pm Tue Apr 20 EDTRemoved

Depends on what just fine means. Still a top team? Yep. As good as they are now? No. 1

You ever marvel at Harden s footwork and ball handling 9:54 pm Wed Apr 21 EDTRemoved

He could have been a world class tight end lol. Glad he chose bb. 2

How do you rank the top 3 nba players11:09 am Thu Apr 22 EDTRemoved

Somehow Steph is simultaneously over and under ranked. I think he is just kinda hard to rank in general. But I dont see him as the best player at all. 1

The Sixers Are Everything That s Right With Basketball8:52 am Fri Apr 23 EDTRemoved

Needs to ripen more. 3

Curry had a better game 1 than this Kd game 3 but Kd is getting much more praise for a similar performance Why 12:41 pm Fri Apr 23 EDTRemoved

Curry is having the better series, its just that KD was silent in game 1-2 and people were hypothesizing he was checked out or Bev was in his head. This game shows that KD is still not irrelevant (obviously for anyone not doing hot takes). 1

James Harden is shootoing 35 7 from the field and 33 from 3 so far in these playoffs 12:36 pm Sun Apr 25 EDTRemoved

They said Harden carried through a period where our best players were injured and the role players werent shooting well. And that is 100% true. Apparently no one bothered to actually read the posts that said this and now are just assuming Rockets fans we 2

James Harden is shootoing 35 7 from the field and 33 from 3 so far in these playoffs 12:36 pm Sun Apr 25 EDTRemoved

1. He does. 2. Hes contributed greatly to all three wins, even when his shots werent falling. Hes averaged 8 rebounds a game, 10 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. 2

Curry gets praised for his efficiency but no one says a word when he scores 12 points on 37 TS 6:43 pm Sun Apr 25 EDTRemoved

Curry has best of all time like efficiency, one game doesnt change that. Just like Giannis or Harden having a bad game yesterday doesnt change their value. Oddly enough, all three won. 25

What do you think about Curry showboating and mocking when he has awful games like today 6:41 pm Sun Apr 25 EDTRemoved

Its part of the game. 16

What do you think about Curry showboating and mocking when he has awful games like today 6:41 pm Sun Apr 25 EDTRemoved

Im waiting. 1

Why do NBA fans dislike the Warriors Steph for the Durant move 8:16 am Mon Apr 26 EDTRemoved

Why doesnt that logic apply to Durant? When you have the opportunity to join the best team, you do it. Seems weak, but you do what you got to do to win. 1

Why do NBA fans dislike the Warriors Steph for the Durant move 8:16 am Mon Apr 26 EDTRemoved

Why would KD join a worse team when the best wanted him? Just like, why would Curry recruit a worse player when KD was available? The answer is the same: they wouldnt, unless their competitiveness got in the way. I feel like some of our expectations for 1

Steoretypical r NBA fanbases post your takes 1:26 pm Mon Apr 26 EDTRemoved

Houston- religious zealots for the church of Harden. Complain about fouls and dont get the irony. Bucks- Had a breakout year and dont know what to do with their hands, but they KNOW they are the new best team so that isnt going to stop them. GSW-Winnin 1

Honestly the fact that Lillard even had the strength to throw the ball that far is nuts considering the stepback7:21 pm Wed Apr 28 EDTRemoved

Bullshit, I could out-lift LeBron easy. The TV makes him look bigger than he actually is. And they have little trampolines in their shoes, thats how they jump so high. 11

Video Request Utah and Houston players interacting post-game10:30 pm Wed Apr 28 EDTRemoved

I hate the Jazz, but respect the hustle the players showed and wish our home court could be like theirs. 26

Can we get a master cut of Rubio guarding Harden this series 11:25 pm Wed Apr 28 EDTRemoved

Harden: "is this a post game?" 6

All time greats with lacking defense11:36 pm Wed Apr 28 EDTRemoved

Pretty much ever top 10 player was great at defense, but there are plenty 15-20 players that arent two way. 1

OverReaction GSW Dynasty is over1:09 am Thu Apr 29 EDTRemoved

Well, the first word was right. 2

Wilt Chamberlain vs Michael Jordan 1 on 1 make it take it to eleven Who wins 12:09 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

>Just because hes that much more talented it shouldnt count against him being the GOAT No one is saying that Wilts talents should count against him? >Id pick Wilt over Jordan in a game of 5v5, are you saying that youd take Jordan? Depends on who 3

Wilt Chamberlain vs Michael Jordan 1 on 1 make it take it to eleven Who wins 12:09 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

You are missing what people are saying if that is what you think people are acting like. 1

How hated will Kevin Durant be if he joined the Lakers 1:56 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

A meaningful point, but to KD it is normal, and it is his job. Fans put it on a pedestal, but to KD its nothing magical probably. 0

How are Steph Curry s points more valuable than Durant s 1:34 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

Thats not how that works entirely. Consider that some players are the fall back players when things are going poorly. 2

How are Steph Curry s points more valuable than Durant s 1:34 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

The argument is something like that the offense is designed around Curry, so when he goes off the rest of the offense flows better. Klay goes off, KD gets more spacing, etc... But KD also works like carry when the team is working poorly too. So he tends 1

who would you rather have in your team montrezl harrell or draymend green aka the donkey 10:40 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

why even put that in? "the donkey" shit? 11

Watching a team with 4 All-Stars celebrate like they won the finals while barely beating the 8th seed is borderline pathetic10:48 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

NBA player celebrates while playing well, more at 9. 75

Is guard efficiency over appreciated 5:47 pm Sat May 1 EDTRemoved

Efficiency is incredibly important in a 1-1 comparison. Where it goes wrong is when you compare different roles blindly. Guards can impact the games in a lot of ways besides scoring, so it makes no sense to judge them based on TS in a vacuum. e.g. Kobe 1

Best player in the East right now 2:47 pm Sun May 2 EDTRemoved

Giannis. 1

Lebron as the undisputed GOAT 7:19 pm Mon May 3 EDTRemoved

Win a couple more in dominating performances in the playoffs. 1

Dense Derozan is labeled as a choker so why isn t James Harden 8:08 pm Mon May 3 EDTRemoved

Are you gaslighting us? 2

James Hardens last 4 games5:46 pm Tue May 4 EDTRemoved

Honestly though, what else is there to say? Hardens playoff is going to be judged by this series, not the last one. If Harden balls out vs GSWs, it wont matter what happened vs the Jazz, and if he shits the bed vs the Warriors, it wouldnt have mattered if 1

Anyone have a gif that shows James Harden throwing his head back to draw fouls 7:18 pm Tue May 4 EDTRemoved

Two for one: https://streamable.com/girwf 3

Harden continues his career-long trend of poor playoff shooting at 37 33 splits 1:05 am Wed May 5 EDTRemoved

You arent serious... 1

help with 538 projections11:14 am Wed May 5 EDTRemoved

It has a drop down box at the bottom. 1

Rockets game 7 report2:01 pm Wed May 5 EDTRemoved

Where is the report? I would like to read it. 6

Rockets game 7 report2:01 pm Wed May 5 EDTRemoved

I dont think we will ever see it tbh, and so Im not sure what the point of leaking it was. All it did was make people squabble. There is no way to evaluate the case it makes without seeing it. 2

Rockets game 7 report2:01 pm Wed May 5 EDTRemoved

Thats interesting, but its still isnt enough to determine how fair it is. The examples they give mostly sound well reasoned (I disagree that implies that Houston would have won, but I think the methodology for accounting bias sounds ok), as long as it is 2

Serious If Klay Thompson is star player why his impact stats are so average 10:40 am Thu May 6 EDTRemoved

Cause he basically has a role players responsibility. He just happens to be really good at it. But you arent going to get star level advanced impact stats without being one of the primary ball handlers. 11

Why the Lou Will Harrell PnR is better than the Harden Capela It comes down to mid range shots and ball movement 12:44 pm Fri May 7 EDTRemoved

>Lou Will takes mid range shots. This puts a LOT more versatility into the offense where the pick and roll can either turn into a lob to Harrell or a signature sweet Lou mid ranger. Harden does not take midrange shots so it is a lot more easier for the 2

Is Steph this subs least favourite Superstar 11:49 pm Sat May 8 EDTRemoved

Harden and WB are hated more than KD IMO. 1

Why is stealing homecourt fair a thing 1:33 am Sun May 9 EDTRemoved

Because they lost at home, why should you get more protection? Giving the higher seed more than one extra home game would be a huge advantage. 3

Who gets more respected a Dominant player or a Clutch player 12:21 pm Sun May 9 EDTRemoved

Id rather be up 15 and not need to be clutch. 13

If the Rockets beat Golden State tomorrow does this make the 2019 NBA Playoffs the most compelling Semifinals in NBA history If not which year do you believe has that title 10:11 pm Sun May 9 EDTRemoved

Lets not count the chickens before they hatch. 1

Is the dynasty over if GSW lose in the second round 12:48 am Tue May 11 EDTRemoved

No. Stop overreacting! 1

Are Bucks or Rockets going to win the NBA Championship1:53 pm Tue May 11 EDTRemoved

IDK, I just want Bucks Houston finals. 1

Do you consider Kevin Durant as a superstar 10:35 pm Tue May 11 EDTRemoved

If you can poke your head into a random room and yell "does anyone know who x is" and get a "yeah" back, x is a superstar. KD is a superstar. 1

Give you score predictions for Warriors vs Rockets tomorrow night11:15 pm Tue May 11 EDTRemoved

I thought if you beat him you got him? 1

Ranking The Top 5 Players In The NBA The Past 6 Years12:13 pm Wed May 12 EDTRemoved

Post season only, no, regular season + post season, Harden > Kawhi. 1

Ranking The Top 5 Players In The NBA The Past 6 Years12:13 pm Wed May 12 EDTRemoved

1. The only honest answer to that is "depends on the team and matchup". 2. That isnt the same as best player anyways. Curry has fallen off a bit this post season, if I had to pick a player right now, there are players ranked below him that I would take 1

Why is no one talking about the fact rockets should have ended this series in 5 games 12:17 pm Fri May 14 EDTRemoved

Or lost in 4. Every game has been a tossup. 9

Clint I want to play the Warriors Capela had an embarrassing series against the Golden State Warriors11:48 pm Fri May 14 EDTRemoved

He needs to do some work over the off-season. I still like the guy, but he was the weakest link this series. 7

Harden with the worst decision making of a superstar I ve seen recently11:45 pm Fri May 14 EDTRemoved

Id rather not do this shit. Op exaggerated, we dont need to do it back. 7

2019 Draft Lottery Discussion Thread 8 30 PM ET on ESPN8:19 pm Tue May 18 EDTRemoved

What does the asterisk mean? Traded pick? 2

Is Klay Thompson a real person 11:18 pm Tue May 18 EDTRemoved

no 3

Kevin Durant looks weak for joint the Warriors 11:54 pm Tue May 18 EDTRemoved

What year is this? 10

Why does the media want to break up the Warriors so bad 9:27 am Mon May 24 EDTRemoved

The media isnt trying to break anyone up, they are trying to get clicks. Knicks and Lakers have huge media markets, and everyone is interested in learning about the current dynasty potentially breaking up. 4

Which teams scares you the most not named warriors 12:14 am Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

[Pelicans, you seen that fucking baby?](https://img.bleacherreport.net/img/images/photos/002/773/144/4fa871c684b3ba20eb269b278da124ad_crop_north.jpg?1393338120&w=630&h=420) 4

Anyone down to flash troll KD on Twitter Instagram right now 12:33 am Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

Dont 2

Does KD get his Jersey retired and a statue if he leaves or even if he stays 12:21 am Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

Can a statue be, like, an inch shorter than stephs? 6

Does KD get his Jersey retired and a statue if he leaves or even if he stays 12:21 am Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

Thats a weird question, but I think you basically have to for a two time FMVP. 1

Warrior win WCF against Portland12:03 am Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

>Do you guys think Warriors can compete against either Bucks or Raptors to win it all? The Bucks superior playoff experience will allow them to pull it out vs the underdog Warriors. 2

Would you rather be swept in a series or lose in the 7th game in the dying seconds12:28 am Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

If Im playing? 7 games. Watching? Swept. I hate thinking "man they are good enough but it just didnt happen" and not be able to do anything about it. 0

The -est player in the NBA is 1:20 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

Wouldnt fuck with him at the lan-est, Harden. 10

The -est player in the NBA is 1:20 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

Agreed, he isnt proven untill he wins 2-3 more FMVPs at least. 2

The -est player in the NBA is 1:20 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

KD doesnt have to be the best player on Earth to be considered "proven". 1

When did this narrative that Curry is a better player than Durant start 1:44 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

I think you are deliberately trying to misunderstand my point, and I dont care to try and force you if you dont want to see it. Im not saying Curry isnt in the same league overall obviously. 1

What happened to all the Warriors hate 4:27 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

This sub as a whole is super flighty and depends on what happened in the last game. Curry just went off after KD got injured so everyone is excited. Wait until Curry has a bad game and Green pokes Giannis in the eye or something and suddenly people will b 5

Who do you hate more LeBron or the Warriors 7:08 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

Neither. 3

Kawhi sells a lot of contact9:18 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

If you dont sell real fouls they dont get called as much. Its annoying but true. 2

Where does this Warriors team rank in terms of all time great dynasties in sports history 5:08 pm Wed May 26 EDTRemoved

>In 2011, NBA superstar Kevin Durant tweeted his befuddlement with Lil Bs popularity, and **Lil B responded by "cursing" Durant that he would never win the NBA championship.[63] The curse had been rescinded in 2012 but then reinstated in 2014.** The fe 3

Can we stop the narrative that Durant was a non-factor in 2019 playoffs for Warriors 3:55 pm Thu May 27 EDTRemoved

>Obviously, theres no doubt that KD is universally disliked outside Bay Area fans. And sometimes inside the bay area. >And if Warriors ends up winning NBA Finals 2019 without KD, I think itll be held against him. People will hold shit against 1

How would you react if harden was traded straight up for AD 11:31 am Sat May 29 EDTRemoved

Rockets 5

How would you react if harden was traded straight up for AD 11:31 am Sat May 29 EDTRemoved

Harden is far more valuable and far more important to the Rockets. 3

How would you react if harden was traded straight up for AD 11:31 am Sat May 29 EDTRemoved

Poorly. 1

Who has the best and loudest fan base in the NBA7:12 pm Sat May 29 EDTRemoved

Rockets /s -4

Wild Idea Should the Rockets traded Harden then sign Irving for free 9:24 am Mon May 31 EDTRemoved

This is like asking if GSWs should trade Curry for Dame. After all, they are pretty similar. Both shoot threes and play average defense. Nevermind that Curry is way better than Dame. 3

Player X or Player Y12:08 pm Tue Jun 1 EDTRemoved

Its impossible to do any such comparison based on stats alone. We need to know what system they play in, what role they have, how good the players surrounding them are etc... 1

Who do you think Houston trades and trades for 2:08 pm Wed Jun 2 EDTRemoved

He probably wouldnt. 1

Why is kawhi leonard loved more on r nba than kd when kawhi quit on his own team 5:15 pm Thu Jun 3 EDTRemoved

Cause underdogs. 2

Guess the score difference between the Raptors and Warriors tonight5:44 pm Sun Jun 6 EDTRemoved

GSWs by 3. 3

Guess the score difference between the Raptors and Warriors tonight5:44 pm Sun Jun 6 EDTRemoved

Game tied, 10 seconds left. Dray has the ball, kicks it out to Klay. Klay finds Curry fresh off a ~~moving~~ legal screen. Bullet pass. Ball bounces straight outta Currys hand but GSW recovers. Its Bogut. Kerr mouths "Why?" Bogut swishes the 35 foote 2

Who is leading on the Raptors and Warriors to win FMVP 10:50 pm Sun Jun 6 EDTRemoved

This is kinda the silly part about judging after two games. No way to establish a real trend. 3

Steph Curry becomes the second player ever to lose a finals game while scoring 50 or more points11:39 pm Wed Jun 9 EDTRemoved

Insane. Such a great individual game. 1

Steph Curry vs Ray Allen6:42 pm Sun Jun 13 EDTRemoved

Curry for sure. Allen was a great player for sure tho. 5

Steph Curry vs Ray Allen6:42 pm Sun Jun 13 EDTRemoved

Curry is not a top ten all time player. Hes still way better than Allen. 4

How come Warriors fans were praising the players including the bench in the WCF and guaranteeing a sweep for the Raptors12:22 pm Mon Jun 14 EDTRemoved

Can you link to a warrior fan that guaranteed a sweep after the wcf? How many upvotes? 9

How come Warriors fans were praising the players including the bench in the WCF and guaranteeing a sweep for the Raptors12:22 pm Mon Jun 14 EDTRemoved

Those are jokes. 1

Could KD win Finals MVP 1:09 pm Mon Jun 14 EDTRemoved

Steph didnt have KD for the first 4 games, but KD will have Steph for the next few. Not the same circumstance. 6

Could KD win Finals MVP 1:09 pm Mon Jun 14 EDTRemoved

Its still most likely Steph IMO on GSWs. KD has to come back and be the best guy on the team convincingly and have them win it all. 1

How well would a team of colored players do 1:12 pm Thu Jun 17 EDTRemoved

OP knew what s/he was doing. 2

If Golden State Warriors wins 3rd straight title without Kevin Durant will all of his rings have asterisks 8:16 pm Thu Jun 17 EDTRemoved

"hes down, lets kick him" 1

Depression from the Warriors loss3:49 pm Fri Jun 18 EDTRemoved

1. Remember that you won like 3 recently. 2. Forget about the NBA. 3. Is this for real man? This is like some sort of weird bait. 1

Who is the most overrated player in the NBA 12:01 pm Mon Jul 19 EDTRemoved

Honestly, the best answer of "who is overrated" is "who has had the most recent impressive game or series" and "who is underrated is always "who has had the most recent worst game or series". 5

Assuming Ben Simmons increase his 3P to 45 next season will he be the league MVP 10:22 am Sun Jul 25 EDTRemoved

Those some great odds. Sign me up 4

OC The most and least streaky shooters from the 2018-19 regular season10:59 am Tue Aug 3 EDTRemoved

I just want to say props on doing it in 10 shot intervals. Most people miss that detail and use game by game or whatever which naturally has a smaller variance for high volume shooters. 5

Draymond green You suck chants at the staples 11:14 pm Wed Nov 17 EDTRemoved

Why are Lakers fans so desperate to be rivals with /r/rnbakneejerk? 1

LeBron James on the Rockets getting smaller Theyre already shooting 45 50 threes a game Now theyre going to go to 60 65 threes That creates challenges for everyone in the league 4:26 pm Thu Feb 11 EDTRemoved

Its gonna be an interesting experiment one way or the other. 18

LeBron James on the Rockets getting smaller Theyre already shooting 45 50 threes a game Now theyre going to go to 60 65 threes That creates challenges for everyone in the league 4:26 pm Thu Feb 11 EDTRemoved

Were going to be very high variance. 3

Post Game Thread The Houston Rockets 33-18 defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 38-12 by the score of 121-111 behind Westbrooks 41 points 8 rebounds and 5 assists12:59 am Fri Feb 12 EDTRemoved

Why are there two of these? 1

Do you think the Warriors G-League team could beat them right now 11:29 pm Thu Mar 4 EDTRemoved

Hell no. this is like "could Bama beat the browns". 3

I really feel like everyone is overreacting to Harden s interview 5:06 pm Fri Mar 5 EDTRemoved

You realize you are telling OP how they should react to other people reacting. 1

I really feel like everyone is overreacting to Harden s interview 5:06 pm Fri Mar 5 EDTRemoved

Whatever you have to tell yourself lol -1

I really feel like everyone is overreacting to Harden s interview 5:06 pm Fri Mar 5 EDTRemoved

Honestly, its mild amusement at best, and becomes not that amusing pretty quickly once people start getting defensive and chippy about it. Like, I have no problem with Giannis or any buck fan personally, but now this shit is happening lmao. 1

Post Game Thread The Los Angeles Clippers 40-19 defeat the Denver Nuggets 40-29 132-10312:51 am Sat Mar 6 EDTRemoved

7-0 what? Seriously, I am out of the loop on this. 6

Russell Westbrook 3P by month4:57 pm Mon Mar 8 EDTRemoved

Technically, even that is enough to almost be stat significant over .25. 1

Who wins in a series The Grizzlies or the Bucks without a coaching staff 3:49 pm Tue Mar 9 EDTRemoved

I feel like Bucks would take it if even one guy on the team was half competent. 1

Question - If you knew 10 1 in 10 people had CoronaVirus at the game 12:15 pm Sat Mar 13 EDTRemoved

No, but this is just a shot at lbj. Why? 1

James Harden becomes the 5th player to record a quadruple-double7:17 pm Sat Mar 13 EDTRemoved

Just stat padding in garbage time again smh 2

Is NCAA worth watching 6:01 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

March madness is amazing. Tons of teams plus single elimination means every game matters, and youre guaranteed some crazy upsets. Plus, NCAA means you get a bigger variety of playing styles. 1

This has been the weirdest season It is now confirmed8:53 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

The 76ers are weird 15

This has been the weirdest season It is now confirmed8:53 pm Wed Mar 17 EDTRemoved

I mean, like 120k people have gotten the virus so far or something 4

To any scientists or anyone that knows what Methane seeps is does to any ship or plane helicopter that goes over it 4:42 pm Wed Jun 23 EDTRemoved

I dont see how youre gettin enough methane at the point of the crash to cause a crash from a methane seep. 1

CNN Text messages appear to show Kobe Bryants pilot became disoriented in fog10:16 am Thu Jun 24 EDTRemoved

People have to investigate these things to understand how it happened and prevent it from happening again. 4

Something Ive noticed with fans of great teams over the years2:17 pm Thu Jun 24 EDTRemoved

Idk if your explanation is correct, but Ive observed the phenomena to exist across several sports in my experience. People are way more confident with their takes when the teams they support are doing well. You can even see the rare sincere, non-joking, " 1

There is no such thing as being a clutch player 6:25 pm Tue Jun 29 EDTRemoved

Cool 0

Who wins in a 7 game series with everyone in their primes 9:30 pm Sun Jul 4 EDTRemoved

Its not that one sided imo. B isnt prepared to defend A either. Kobes the only elite perimeter defender and you have three ultra elite perimeter players. 1

ESPN has commented on Desean Jackson s anti-semitic post as well as responses to it and Stephen Jackson should take a lesson from it 12:05 pm Wed Jul 14 EDTRemoved

The term minority doesnt only apply to race. 6

Stephen As defense of Desean Jackson today sounded shockingly like a Fox News anchors defense of something Donald Trump says or does on regular basis 1:52 pm Wed Jul 14 EDTRemoved

A tale of two Stevens/Stephens 2

OC Advice for a new viewer 12:08 am Thu Jul 29 EDTRemoved

Just watch games and have fun. 1

If you Could eliminate One team from the NBA Who would it Be 3:42 pm Fri Jul 30 EDTRemoved

Dont make bets that can almost ruin your life my friend. 1

Who s a better player right now Chris Paul or Russell Westbrook 12:42 am Tue Aug 3 EDTRemoved

Im not touching this one. 7

Where would you rank Kawhi Leonard all time And a few questions about how you rank all time lists 10:52 am Tue Aug 3 EDTRemoved

No disrespect to Kobe, but all star game MVP is not a meaningful accolade. The players arent going all out, no one plays defense, and its litterally an exhibition game where people are just trying to show off fancy moves and stuff. 0

There is a case for James Harden being 2nd in MVP over LeBron James 4:05 pm Wed Aug 4 EDTRemoved

The issue is that the Rockets arent a high seed. 1

Team of LeBron James vs the NFL dream team 11:42 pm Thu Aug 5 EDTRemoved

Nah, James, as fast as he is, doesnt have all time great wr/cb speed, and we probably cant assume he would be elite QB either. 7

Why do some people consider Luka clutch 12:48 am Sat Aug 7 EDTRemoved

Why do we post this shit after every loss? 1

Whats it like to be a virtual fan 6:36 pm Sat Aug 7 EDTRemoved

How did you get it? Do they give you anything special for doing it? 1

Raptors fans are ingrates about Kawhi11:44 am Sun Aug 8 EDTRemoved

Neither requirement is met. Neither called him a traitor nor the devil. 3

Alex Caruso s jersey says Black Lives Matter 4 Caruso 9:29 am Tue Aug 10 EDTRemoved

I love how every time someone brings up a players, someone else always feels the need to shit on them for completely unrelated reasons. 1

Prime Westbrook or current Luka Doncic 11:43 pm Tue Aug 10 EDTRemoved

Prime WB 25

Prime Westbrook or current Luka Doncic 11:43 pm Tue Aug 10 EDTRemoved

You dont know that. 3

Post Game Thread The Houston Rockets 43-25 beat the Los Angeles Lakers 51-17 113-97 behind a 39 8 12 performance from James Harden 11:49 pm Thu Aug 12 EDTRemoved

How do they determine which thread stays up? 2

Harden changed the game more than Curry12:44 pm Sun Aug 15 EDTRemoved

OP didnt say his usage rate was unprecedented, s/he said "the combination is usage rate, points and assists is unprecedented". WB doesnt have the points Harden does and thus doesnt meet OPs statements criteria. -2

Harden changed the game more than Curry12:44 pm Sun Aug 15 EDTRemoved

Fun fact, Houston has shot the essentially the same or more 3s per season than GSWs since 2011. The Rockets didnt adopt volume 3 shooting because of the GSWs. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vTMg11ZajhgBsezqOEwDfb_Fcrr0QxVVD4SJW-nErHmyXJ 0

Four different players on the Houston Rockets have scored 40 points in a game this season10:39 pm Sun Aug 15 EDTRemoved

Alright, Harden, we get it. 2

Who is the better player right now Luka or Harden 1:10 am Mon Aug 16 EDTRemoved

Assist to tov doesnt measure passing, especially with Luka and Harden. Their heavy usage in iso and driving mean sizable chunks of their tovs arent passing related. 4

What would James Harden have to do to surpass Stephen Curry in your mind 8:13 pm Mon Aug 16 EDTRemoved

Should be a filter to automatically ignore x v y player threads. Then again, Im posting here. 4

Who would win if you were to combine teams from opposing conferences and seeds 1:09 pm Mon Aug 23 EDTRemoved

Rockets 76ers is quite powerfull honestly. Embiid and Horford actually would work super well with Harden and in a small ball-esque lineups. Simmons could take a WB like roll with 3 shooters and Harden as well. 76ers have a few extra 40% 3 shooters too t 1

Rejection Appeal here me out 10:46 pm Mon Aug 23 EDTRemoved

Based on the principle of "ball dont lie" the player has to beat the judge 1 on 1. The judge is Scot Foster on stilts. 3

Does Paul George shoot too many 3 s 1:01 am Tue Aug 24 EDTRemoved

KD is 7 and can shoot over anyone. 8

Does Paul George shoot too many 3 s 1:01 am Tue Aug 24 EDTRemoved

Who the fuck cares if your FG% is low when youre shooting 40%+ from 3. Ill take a 40% 3 shooter over a 50% midrange shooter any day of the week. 2

Do you guys prefer positioned or position-less basketball 1:54 pm Tue Aug 24 EDTRemoved

I enjoy skill. Curry swishing deep threes is awesome. As is Hakeem working in the post. 1

What are the best stats analytics visualisations posted on this sub 11:02 pm Tue Aug 24 EDTRemoved

Look up the nbi python API. Allows you to query from NBA.com very easily. Something I would love visualized is 3pt shooting varience. Is it all explained by noise of are some players notably more or less consistent? 1

If the Blazers beat the Lakers does AD leave LA 11:58 pm Tue Aug 24 EDTRemoved

Hes already gone, I hear hes been asking if he can stay with the Trailblazers. 1

Who do you think is more fun to watch Lebron or Kawhi 4:10 pm Wed Aug 25 EDTRemoved

LeBron for me, point LeBron is even more fun for me. Ball handlers manipulating defenses is beautiful. 0

is this a asterisk season to you 10:07 pm Wed Aug 25 EDTRemoved

No 3

NBA nephews - you absolutely suck6:03 pm Tue Aug 31 EDTRemoved

Make you a mod? lmfao 3

Are the players going to push too far to the point the owners will stop paying them 10:04 pm Wed Sep 1 EDTRemoved

Lower standard of play == no viewers. People tune in for LeBron and Giannis, not third string g league players. (No offense third string g league players) 2

Now that its been announced that Russell Westbrook is back what are you predictions for Thunder vs Lakers 12:52 pm Sat Sep 4 EDTRemoved

Congrats, youve trolled OKC and Rockets fans in one post. Its not a good troll, but you did it I guess. 4

Players who are disciples of Curry 11:15 pm Sun Sep 5 EDTRemoved

Whats the logic? Shoots threes=inspired by Curry? 1

I was thinking of an extremely interesting question12:31 pm Mon Sep 6 EDTRemoved

I dont think there would be riots. Also, wouldnt the goat play hard? What type of goat doesnt try in the playoffs? 1

Lu Dort comes alive in Game 7 scoring 30 points on 10-21 shooting 6-12 from 3 after averaging 9 points on 31 FG 18 3P in his first 6 games11:54 pm Wed Sep 8 EDTRemoved

Loved to see the respect Harden gave Dort at the end. They must know each other from ASU camps and shit, Dort stepped the fuck up. 1

Dort is due for an awesome nickname 11:56 am Thu Sep 9 EDTRemoved

Dort will be good vs the large pg/sg small sf sort. I dont think hes ideally suited to defend smaller, faster guards. I think he would be good against Kawhi, Luka, but not so good against Russ. 3

Giannis gets too much flake for failures 2:34 pm Thu Sep 9 EDTRemoved

I sympathize cause I like Giannis, want him to succeed, and I know how dumb the hate is from Harden, Russ, Dame, etc..., but Im also kinda morbidly curious to watch a fan favorite do a heal turn. 2

Im probably late but I just found out the best way to watch games 4:23 pm Thu Sep 9 EDTRemoved

Thats probably most fans here tbh. 2

How to be the most efficient scorer in the league 7:27 pm Fri Sep 10 EDTRemoved

> If you land in the defenders space, you’ll get the foul almost every time. I wish, they miss it all the time. Where is that compilation from two years ago? 1

Harden finishes with a game high 36 points on 20 attempts with 5 assists 2 steals and 1 block in game 1 win vs the Lakers 11:47 pm Fri Sep 10 EDTRemoved

Dort+it just wasnt his game. It happens, what matters is he found a way to contribute in that one and bounced back in this one. 1

Harden finishes with a game high 36 points on 20 attempts with 5 assists 2 steals and 1 block in game 1 win vs the Lakers 11:47 pm Fri Sep 10 EDTRemoved

Ton of respect to the man. 2

Harden finishes with a game high 36 points on 20 attempts with 5 assists 2 steals and 1 block in game 1 win vs the Lakers 11:47 pm Fri Sep 10 EDTRemoved

As much as Id love to agree with the MVP part, Giannis earned it this year. I trust Harden to make his case next year again however. 1

How badly will PJ Tucker get slandered tonight by r nba 6:04 pm Tue Sep 14 EDTRemoved

Besides the whole "wanted play with his friend" thing, what makes him unlikeable to you? 3

Has Giannis played his last game for the Bucks 11:41 am Wed Sep 15 EDTRemoved

No 8

The misogyny in this sub is out of control9:45 am Thu Sep 16 EDTRemoved

Nah, its actual racism. Edgy people and trolls dont drop that shit for no reason. Its just a magnet for scum. Theirs an audience and anonymity. 21

The misogyny in this sub is out of control9:45 am Thu Sep 16 EDTRemoved

1. Allegedly 2. If your basis for explaining sexism is "person was willing to sacrifice covid tester job to sleep with rich, famous person", then I promise you, plenty of random male covid testers would do worse if a rich, famous women invited them up. 23

Would Rockets and 76ers make big deal 10:28 pm Fri Sep 24 EDTRemoved

Huh, sounds like Houston lol 2

For every 1 hour of constant torture your team is guaranteed a title or the 1 pick How many hours do you last 12:00 pm Thu Oct 28 EDTRemoved

Or doesnt realize how aweful torture is. 5

Do the Nets even want to trade for Harden 1:03 pm Wed Dec 29 EDTRemoved

1. Hes doing it cause hes Harden. 2. Teams will want him, but contenders will be hesitant. He brings a constant risk of breaking Covid rules. 1

Assuming everyone is healthy - who are the top 5 players in the league right now 10:07 am Sat Jan 1 EDTRemoved

He didnt play last year, and people have been hyping his return. Thats a big part of it, rational or not. 4

A game of horse on which your life depends who s playing for you 7:13 pm Mon Jan 3 EDTRemoved

There are horse/trick shot specialist out there that are better than nba players. So one of those guys. 4

A game of horse on which your life depends who s playing for you 7:13 pm Mon Jan 3 EDTRemoved

Maybe, the horse experts do compete, but never with the pressure of an NBA final or anything obviously. However, they are just so much better at it than NBA players that Im not sure it matters. NBA players just dont practice the shots that win HORSE. htt 1

A game of horse on which your life depends who s playing for you 7:13 pm Mon Jan 3 EDTRemoved

These guys are as accurate or more accurate than Kyrie, they just dont have 1/100th the handles or athleticism. Trick shot specialists are guys with 110 accuracy, but 10 athleticism lol. 1

Does this potential trade for Harden make sense for the teams involved 1:34 am Mon Jan 4 EDTRemoved

Do the 76ers just get ibaka for free? 16

Discussion Why doesn t Daryl Morey get more hate for what he did to the Rockets4:53 pm Tue Jan 5 EDTRemoved

Cause people blame tillman. They see tillman as chasing people away, not Morey abandoning the team. 3

Just for fun - Hypothetical LBJ AD Steph trio vs KD Harden Kyrie trio6:06 pm Wed Jan 13 EDTRemoved

The first, and the first. 1

Late blooming scorers 9:42 pm Fri Jan 22 EDTRemoved

Kawhi kinda. He played a lot in his first three years (30+ minutes per game), but was averaging in the 10 per game range. His 4th and 5th year pushed him into the 20-25 ppg territory 1

Are the Rockets a superteam 11:59 pm Sun Jan 31 EDTRemoved

From the last few games, its clear the east runs though Cleveland and the west runs through Houston 2

As a James Harden fan the way Steph Curry is covered in the media right now makes my head explode12:14 pm Sat Feb 13 EDTRemoved

Why? 2

As a James Harden fan the way Steph Curry is covered in the media right now makes my head explode12:14 pm Sat Feb 13 EDTRemoved

1. Both advanced stats measure scoring. e.g. note that Capella had a 65% eFG season because of lobs. You dont need to be a great shooter to have a great eFG, cause its not measuring shooting, its measuring scoring efficiency. 2. TS is basically eFG + fts 1

As a James Harden fan the way Steph Curry is covered in the media right now makes my head explode12:14 pm Sat Feb 13 EDTRemoved

>Efg% is not measuring scoring. It is measuring live action shooting. Its just a combination of 3pt% and 2pt%. Unless you are clarifying layups, dunks, post play as shooting, it just isnt a shooting measurement. e.g. DeAndre Jordan and Rudy Gobert lea 1

Why hasnt Shaq generated any MVP buzz this season 1:15 pm Wed Feb 17 EDTRemoved

MJ didnt make a final til his 7th year iirc, so Giannis is only one year slower than Jordan. Results based analysis is cancer, especially when its cast on a single player. BB is a team game, and there is luck involved. If you watch Giannis and dont worrr 1

Is it good for the NBA that most of its interest is fueled by drama social media stuff and not actual games 3:23 pm Thu Mar 11 EDTRemoved

NBA is probably the most drama-filed IME though. I think its mostly because it is so player driven. There is not football player as important to the NFL, no baseball player as important to the MLB, no hockey player as important to the NHL as LeBron is to 1

just a reminder that Kevin Porter Jr punched a woman in the face 6 months ago12:31 am Sat Mar 13 EDTRemoved

COVID 4

just a reminder that Kevin Porter Jr punched a woman in the face 6 months ago12:31 am Sat Mar 13 EDTRemoved

Not everyone does that. 3

Boogie who felt insulted that Harden said he and the rockets werent good enough to win a ring got released by a team that is now on a 19 game losing streak and is still without a team10:14 pm Sat Mar 20 EDTRemoved

I guess that Boogie is bad, but thats known. Boogie was just standing up for his teammates. 6

Is there any combination of NBA players that would lose to an elite college team like Gonzaga 4:27 pm Mon Mar 22 EDTRemoved

A collection of undrafted rookies that were still signed to teams would probably lose handily to a team like Gonzaga that might have 1 or 2 FRPs at any time. 2

Post Game Thread Houston Rockets 12-30 end their 20 game losing streak by defeating Toronto Raptors 17-26 by 117 - 9911:22 pm Mon Mar 22 EDTRemoved

**THANK FUCK** 2

Stephen Curry would unironically go number 1 in an all time draft1:41 pm Tue Mar 23 EDTRemoved

I mean, LeBron still exists. 5

Post Game Thread The Charlotte Hornets 22-21 defeat the Houston Rockets 12-31 122 - 9710:22 pm Wed Mar 24 EDTRemoved

Hes not been nearly as bad as people act, its basically the same story in miniature with Russ. 0

Post Game Thread The Charlotte Hornets 22-21 defeat the Houston Rockets 12-31 122 - 9710:22 pm Wed Mar 24 EDTRemoved

Did yall see the Wall "player of the game" shot? Dudes expression said it all lol 1

How do you feel about refs using make up calls 10:27 pm Wed Mar 24 EDTRemoved

It should not be a thing. Refs should not consciously change outcomes in games. However, I feel bad for the guy to an extent, he was just the one that got caught. Every ref does this, and the leagues just dont want us to know about it. 1

Highlight Two identical jumpshots same game8:50 pm Thu Mar 25 EDTRemoved

Damn, hate it when they reuse animations like that. 6

Are the San Antonio Spurs really the worst free agent destination 9:10 pm Sun Mar 28 EDTRemoved

What? Minneapolis is pretty cool and even Duluth has its charm. 3

Are the San Antonio Spurs really the worst free agent destination 9:10 pm Sun Mar 28 EDTRemoved

So its a place on earth, got it. 2

Cade Cunningham officially declares for NBA draft11:34 am Thu Apr 1 EDTRemoved

Its not like his ceiling is that low. His ceiling is still superstar level. I think people are weirded out by his lack of speed and ast/tov ratio, but I kinda think both of those things are very surface level criticisms. 1

Cade Cunningham officially declares for NBA draft11:34 am Thu Apr 1 EDTRemoved

There are a lot of fast players that arent great, but there arent many 68", high BBIQ, great shooting, good defense, great playmaking players that arent great. 1

Cade Cunningham officially declares for NBA draft11:34 am Thu Apr 1 EDTRemoved

As you say, fans "scout" based on highlight plays/"wow" factor and box scores, so Cade is like the perfect storm for "why is this guy so highly ranked?" He doesnt LeBron/Zion-style just dominate athletically, and his assist/TOV is questionable on the stat 1

The Rockets-Pelicans game tonight was a major warning on whatll continue to happen if the NBA doesnt stretch out the schedule 10:46 pm Sun Apr 4 EDTRemoved

I honestly dont think this game demonstrates anything, but "Wilt did it", might be the worst counter example I can think of haha. 3

Why arent 3 point fouls 3 shots to make 2 10:35 pm Tue Apr 13 EDTRemoved

How does "3 shots to make 2" work? But anyways, the reason is because they dont want to reward teams for fouling. 5

Why arent 3 point fouls 3 shots to make 2 10:35 pm Tue Apr 13 EDTRemoved

Thanks 1

Why arent 3 point fouls 3 shots to make 2 10:35 pm Tue Apr 13 EDTRemoved

Thanks 1

Why arent 3 point fouls 3 shots to make 2 10:35 pm Tue Apr 13 EDTRemoved

Ah, I see. 1

Would LeBron James win a boxing match vs the current Floyd Mayweather 8:53 pm Wed Apr 28 EDTRemoved

More interesting question: at what age could 30 yo lebron 50/50 Mayweather? 1

Would LeBron James win a boxing match vs the current Floyd Mayweather 8:53 pm Wed Apr 28 EDTRemoved

Honestly, Shaq looked better than I expected. Oscar for sure won, but Shaq was never at risk of getting knocked out and he landed some good hits. 1

How does NBa fix declining ratings 6:23 pm Fri Apr 30 EDTRemoved

How do you figure? The nfl makes, like, 10x the revenue of the nba. 1

Westbrook might just be the best player in the league according to the eye-test 11:38 pm Mon May 10 EDTRemoved

No hate, but have you watched Curry recently? 3

Westbrook might just be the best player in the league according to the eye-test 11:38 pm Mon May 10 EDTRemoved

Thats fair. I think Curry has the edge for best PG eye test in the league based on his insanely efficient volume shooting recently. 3

Which team do out think wins a 7 games series 1:36 pm Sat May 15 EDTRemoved

Is Klay his pre-injury level? Then A. 2

Steph Curry was -309 threes from the 50 40 90 club 1:52 pm Sat May 22 EDTRemoved

Many grueling long nights were spent plugging those 4 numbers into a spreadsheet. 1

The Bucks are doomed in a series against the Nets unless they radically change their strategy for defending three pointers they were the 2nd worst team in the NBA at defending 3 pointers this year only behind the Timberwolves 10:18 pm Tue May 25 EDTRemoved

Its the postseason, teams do radically change their defense to the opponent, so I would wager this isnt too unrealistic. 5

Friedell Ja Morant said he was happy with leagues decision to ban the three fans who were heckling his family during Game 2 vs Jazz but isnt sure his family will travel back to Utah for Game 5 because of the way they were treated 7:58 pm Fri May 28 EDTRemoved

Its disturbing how many people say shit like "keep politics out of sports" when athletes say something to advocate for themselves. Of course, those same people would be offended if someone said "keep politics out of x", where x is what they do. Because, o 2

James Harden records the first 40 PTS and 10 AST on 85 TS in NBA playoff history1:13 pm Sat May 29 EDTRemoved

Im really surprised thats a first to be honest. 5

James Harden records the first 40 PTS and 10 AST on 85 TS in NBA playoff history1:13 pm Sat May 29 EDTRemoved

Yeah for sure, I just figured LeBron might have done it before. 2

James Hardens averages this series 27 8 ppg 10 6 assist 7 2 rebounds 55 5 FG 47 5 3PT 76 0 TS 1 block 2 steals 2 8 TOVs 10:22 pm Tue Jun 1 EDTRemoved

Good chance, his 3 shooting always fell off as he carried hard all season and through several playoff series. His shooting ability was always there, but this time he may have the ability to save his legs a bit more. 4

James Hardens averages this series 27 8 ppg 10 6 assist 7 2 rebounds 55 5 FG 47 5 3PT 76 0 TS 1 block 2 steals 2 8 TOVs 10:22 pm Tue Jun 1 EDTRemoved

I honestly doubled checked this figure 2-3 times, and Im still waiting for someone to correct me here. Its crazy. 27.8 points on 14.4 FGA and 8.8 FTA. 3

NBA casual here can somebody please explain to me how the warriors missed the 8th seed when they finished with more games won and less loss to Memphis 1:55 am Wed Jun 2 EDTRemoved

They lost both games in the play in tournament, which is new this year. 1

Which match are you watching rn 7:49 pm Wed Jun 2 EDTRemoved

Wizards till half probably 1

Playoff thought experiment 11:55 pm Tue Jun 8 EDTRemoved

And Tatum. 1

Why isnt James Harden in best player in the league convos 11:38 pm Wed Jun 9 EDTRemoved

Doesnt really make sense, unless you know Harden without KD wouldnt have won those games. Harden + Kyrie dominating without KD at least makes it possible. 2

Why isnt James Harden in best player in the league convos 11:38 pm Wed Jun 9 EDTRemoved

People are slaves to results and recency. 1

Why isnt James Harden in best player in the league convos 11:38 pm Wed Jun 9 EDTRemoved

He for sure is, and he has been for a few years. 1

Jokic joins Kareem and Wilt to have 30p-20r-10a in a playoff game12:33 am Sat Jun 12 EDTRemoved

Legend 1

Giannis is just a 610 Westbrook11:15 pm Tue Jun 15 EDTRemoved

For real. 4

Which team wins this 5 v 5 matchup all players in current day form and athletic ability 9:12 pm Sat Jun 19 EDTRemoved

Giannis FT 6

If Harden and Kyrie were healthy would the Bucks still have won 11:35 pm Sat Jun 19 EDTRemoved

Impossible to know. 1

Has a player ever been defended as vigorously as KD was against the Bucks 12:12 pm Tue Jun 22 EDTRemoved

KD had a ton of one on one isos. He didnt get double teamed very often, mostly cause double teaming KD has never really been the strat. He can shoot over or draw a foul from a double team. 2

Giannis needs to shoot jumpers for his free throws9:41 pm Sat Jul 17 EDTRemoved

You mean he needs to shoot granny 5

Is Cade Cunningham the next generational talent 10:03 pm Mon Jul 19 EDTRemoved

Depends on how you define generational. By the literal definition of "best talent in a generation" level, its optimistic to project him as bett than Luka or Zion for example at the moment. He may well be that, its just not a given right now. 1

Giannis proves why MJ is the goat1:09 am Thu Jul 22 EDTRemoved

At 26, MJ had one MVP, one DPOY, 0 rings, and 0 FMVPs. Comparing MJ with Giannis doesnt prove hes the goat. MJ is the goat cause hes the goat. Thats it. 6

Why is no one talking about how Khris Middleton carried a fringe playoff team to a championship 1:05 pm Wed Aug 4 EDTRemoved

OP is trolling, no doubt, but is it? AD is a top tier defender, even if not DPOY level, and hes an incredibly impactful on offense. He spaces the floor, has a versatile and efficient mid range game, and has some other "guard skills". Giannis will always a 1

Jalen Green is in the same tier potential wise as Kobe and MJ7:45 pm Sun Aug 8 EDTRemoved

Psh, MJ wishes 2

Cade Cunningham tonight 12 points 6 rebounds 2 assists 2 steals 2 blocks 5 TOs10:27 pm Sun Aug 8 EDTRemoved

/r/nba will always overreact. I cant wait till Green has an iffy showing and Cade scores 20 and it all flips. 11