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Old 06-07-2009, 08:38 PM   #1
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Exclamation James Harden Can U See It Happen

A Couple Minutes Ago I Just Went On www.Draftexpress.com and I Usually Go See This Years Mock Draft And Seen James Harden Projected At The Second Pick So Basically The Line Up Would Be Like This If I See It

PG-O.J. Mayo (I Remember People Saying OJ Can Play PG Lets See What Happens)
SG-James Harden
SF-Rudy Gay
PF-Hakeem Warrick (I Just See Him Getting Traded)
C-? (Trade For A Center)

http://www.draftexpress.com/nba-mock-draft/2009/

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Old 06-08-2009, 12:32 AM   #2
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Why is marc gasol not in the lineup at center? I wouldnt make mayo the point either.
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Old 06-08-2009, 04:55 AM   #3
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No, I would draft james harden but that would no be the lineup
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Old 06-08-2009, 06:10 AM   #4
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If we keep the pick, we should either draft Rubio and trade him or draft Harden. I'm not sure what we should do with Harden, because, to me, is one of the best players in this draft. I think he gets a bit underrated at times.

Anyway, if we kept Harden, I would run Mayo at the point. We'd keep Conley there. The thing is, Harden is not big enough to play the SF and is only about an inch taller than Mayo. Which means that they are still slightly below average for even SG's.

If Harden was 6'7, or so, we could run with,

PG: Conley
SG: Mayo
C: Gasol
PF: Gay
SF: Harden

I think that would be ideal if Harden was taller, but that's not the case.

Now, with that lineup, Rudy would cause some problems. Offensively, he can take pretty much anyone, but defensively, he would struggle against the likes of Duncan, Jefferson, Bosh, Amare, etc.

If Rudy's 3 point shot was absolutely wet, I would really like that lineup, but it isn't. He gets buckets from attacking the rim, or that's when he's at his best. If he can really work on his 3 point shot this summer to help spread the floor, which will also open things up for him to attack the rim, then I will be happy.

However, Harden is not 6'7, I think if he was, he would be the obvious number 2 here. I hope we take him, because he will bring something new to this team. He's a smart player with a fantastic IQ, I just don't know how we would run a lineup with him on the team.

But the again, the saying is, you take the best player available, regardless of your roster needs. So it's between Rubio and Harden for me.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:12 PM   #5
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I would play harden off the bench in his first season. We have no firepower off our bench and he would provide a big punch for us.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:18 PM   #6
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Having Warrick and Harden coming off the bench would be solid. Definitly a nice backup duo of sorts. We'd to fill the rest of the bench out with decent role players.
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If we draft James Harden at #2, I am going to throw something out of my window.

I've had a feeling we might look at Harden with the idea of moving OJ to PG, but seriously OJ has no intention of running the offense and ball movement would once again fall victim to Mayo & Gay like it did last season. If anyone has watched the Wizards thats pretty much what it would resemble, 3 scorers co-existing on scoring.

Harden is more willing to pass the ball, hes a very good player but his willingness not to take a bad shot or force things literally traps him in a corner on the court avoiding the shot sometimes.

If all we are looking forward to is Thabeet or Harden, Trade the pick for Amare.
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Old 06-08-2009, 02:51 PM   #8
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We'd be giving up alot for Amare. I keep swinging between whether I would trade for him or not, because I honestly don't know if it's the right thing to do.

Harden, out of the top 3 or so players, not including Griffin, is the one who looks like he can contribute a lot quickly. Rubio may take half a season to a season to get really into things and Thabeet is going to take a couple of years before you see any true production out of him.

I'd sure as hell rather have Harden than Thabeet. If we trade Rubio, he will more than likely be traded to fill another need.
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Yeah if we trade down I hope we get either harden or jordan hill.
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Old 06-10-2009, 02:47 PM   #10
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We'd be giving up alot for Amare. I keep swinging between whether I would trade for him or not, because I honestly don't know if it's the right thing to do.

Harden, out of the top 3 or so players, not including Griffin, is the one who looks like he can contribute a lot quickly. Rubio may take half a season to a season to get really into things and Thabeet is going to take a couple of years before you see any true production out of him.

I'd sure as hell rather have Harden than Thabeet. If we trade Rubio, he will more than likely be traded to fill another need.

I Know That Totally True But Did Anyone Notice Rubio Is ****ing Up Da Draft
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Old 06-10-2009, 04:01 PM   #12
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I like james harden he was one of my original picks, before the draft lottery. Alot of "experts" think he could turn into a brandon roy type. That would be awesome except that I dont know where he could play. Unless we moved mayo to the point after this season.
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You know what im starting up my James Harden "Band Waagon". I think he is gonna be a stud. He looks like a sure thing and he wont bring complications like Rubio or major bust possibilities like thabeet.

If Mayo is the point guard of the furture for us than we are gonna need a good shooting guard. Harden fits that role perfectly.

Here is a little video of him. I think it shows off what he can bring to the griz.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcKbK...eature=channel
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Old 06-11-2009, 01:38 PM   #14
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I think the question is, do we really trade our pick to the Kings if we want Harden? IDK. I hear that the Thunder like him too. With them having Russel Westbrook, they really have no need for Rubio, and they can get a free agent center so they don't need Thabeet. So what should the griz do?
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Old 06-11-2009, 03:00 PM   #15
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Screw all the other teams. The grizz just need to make sure that they end up with harden by the end of the draft.
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