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Harden flopped at memphis on purpose

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Harden flopped at memphis on purpose

I heard that James Harden completely flopped in a recent workout with the Grizz... To me, that sounds like Harden wants to go to OKC and probably has a promise from them so he threw the workout with Memphis to ensure he'll land with KD, Russell, and Green. seem possible?


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No

I have a hard time believing things like this, I one of the people that believes Thabeet must've been hurt to not workout the other day.

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It does make sense but he

It does make sense but he may fall to #5 if things don't go his way... Stephen Curry is getting a serious look at #3

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He did not flop on purpose.

He did not flop on purpose. Otherwise he wouldn't have finished the workout going like 19 for 25.

He had a bad day but no one at Memphis seemed to mind because of what he had done in 2 seasons at ASU

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If this is true

If this is true, none of the top 3 prospects( after Blake Griffin) wants to go to Memphis and wants to go to OKC. This puts OKC in a pickle. They need a big time shot blocking C and a 3pt. shooting SG They could also use a change-of-pace PG coming off of the bench. What should they do?

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Harden would be perfect in Thunder!!!

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thunder

desperately need frontcourt help,they need 2 get bigger

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Why would Memphis even draft

Why would Memphis even draft James Harden anyway when they already have Mayo. Were they planning on having Harden come off the bench?

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harden

why do most mocks have him slipping a little? Very curious!

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my first thought is that OKC

my first thought is that OKC doesn't need a 2 guard, Durant plays the 3 but is really a 2 and Westbrook as of now plays the 1 but is really a two.

IMO, OKC needs a guy who isn't a scorer, whether he be a guy like Thabeet whose job is going to be to grab rebounds and block shots or Ricky Rubio if he slips to 3 to just get the ball to guys like westbrook, Durant and even Green.

Memphis is in a similar boat though, with Gay and Mayo they just need a player who doesn't need to score, just a guy who can contribute with other things besides points.

the most logical 1-2-3 combination would be Blake Griffin going 1, Thabeet going 2 so they can have a Conley, Mayo, Gay, Gasol, Thabeet future, then Rubio going 3

as for Harden, basketball players are human, they're going to have off days

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