James Harden looks off wide open teammate at end of the game that could have won it
James Harden had an epic Game 2 performance in a loss against the Golden State Warriors Thursday night. The Beard had a crazy state line of 38 points 10 boards and 9 assists that unfortunately wasn’t enough for the Houston Rockets as the Dubs would prevail in a one-point victory.
However, Harden had a chance to make that stat line a triple-double and a win for the Rockets had he made a snap pass to a wide open Terrence Jones streaking down the middle of the lane instead of looking him off.
It’s hard to criticize Harden here, but it seems like he should have at least been cognizant of a streaking player. Does LeBron James or Stephen Curry make this pass? I think so.
To be fair to Harden, the play was a bang-bang play and in that situation there is no way any other Rocket is taking the last shot. But had he made the pass,