Author Archives: Rahat Huq

On Harden, Rivers, Green and House

Amidst the recent talk of James Harden not only being the league MVP, but maybe the most gifted offensive player in basketball history, I’ve been reminiscing a lot lately back to the days when the Rockets didn’t even have a single star, and the path to getting one almost felt hopeless. It just feels surreal at […]

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The long-term need for evolution

Chris Paul is rolling right now, quieting early fears that Father Time had already struck. (The notion that Paul was washed up following a string of poor performances was an odd one – he hadn’t shown the sort of gradual indicators consistent with age.) But the 33-year-old will eventually regress as everyone does. It’s inevitable. […]

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Revisiting Hartenstein

You’ll remember that last week, I mused that Isaiah Hartenstein, despite a team leading net rating, was the weakest link in the rotation and a strong candidate to be replaced in the rotation at some point in the season. After a few more outings, I’m not sure I still stand by that opinion. It’s true […]

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