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Will Cain and Domonique Foxworth reject Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey's claim that James Harden is a better scorer than Michael Jordan.
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Terry Y
Terry Y 3 days ago
Did he high on weed when he said that?
Damien Hernandez
Damien Hernandez 8 days ago
Morey is a certifiable retard
Don Don
Don Don 15 days ago
U measure by chips
massoux ttg
massoux ttg 15 days ago
HOW ABOUT JORDAN BEING GREAT IN PLAYOFFS WHILE HARDEN KEEPS CHOKING IN THE PLAYOFF. THATS FKIN RIDICULOUS. SHAMEFUL. CRIMINAL. INSANE
William Crew
William Crew 16 days ago
Jordan scored, played defense, and is a proven winner. Harden can score, plays no defense and has yet to get a ring. Moral of the story, Jordan would shut Harden down
William Crew
William Crew 14 days ago
@Colby Campbell And I elaborated so what is your point?
Colby Campbell
Colby Campbell 15 days ago
We're not talking about anything else. Just scoring
ブラック
ブラック 17 days ago
Dickriders
GOCHUPUNCH
GOCHUPUNCH 17 days ago
Daryl Morey is absolutely right as proven by the Rockets' recent success and championship rings. Oh wait...
Nehemiah Stewart
Nehemiah Stewart 18 days ago
James is better scorer. He's not a WINNER like Jordan.
ryan esg
ryan esg 18 days ago
Dat guy praising harden is poor lap dog
jomark palacio
jomark palacio 18 days ago
How many points harden has in finals?
Adrian Mikels
Adrian Mikels 18 days ago
Man, all these dumb debates. Michael has NO WEAKNESS OFFENSIVELY & HE DIDN'T FLOP!
Adrian Mikels
Adrian Mikels 18 days ago
That fat piece of shit has no idea what he's talking about.
Nate Lewis
Nate Lewis 18 days ago
Disrespectful. Tracey mCGrady, KD, Kobe, Lebron James, Melo are all better scorers than James Harden. Hell gimme iso joe.
Nate Lewis
Nate Lewis 17 days ago
ブラック prove me wrong. You’re the fool.
ブラック
ブラック 17 days ago
Nate Lewis u fool
Sayed El Amin
Sayed El Amin 18 days ago
Luv my boi Harden, but MJ was not only a better ball player overall but he was a much better scorer. Jordan was more elusive, had way more moves, was just as good of if not a better shooter, smarter (that’s saying a lot bc Harden’s bball iq is off the charts) and was able to demoralize anyone defending him bc you could play perfect defense and he’d still score rather effortlessly. Cain is obnoxious but he also makes a very good point in that MJ scored when it was a lot harder to score.
Jacob Ferreira
Jacob Ferreira 19 days ago
Whether you like it or not, you can’t debate the fact that hardens a top 5 scorer of all time. Kobe, kd, harden, mj and the fifth player is up to debate imo.
Jacob Ferreira
Jacob Ferreira 18 days ago
AwakenedDryBones 777 ik i’m just saying i think all four of them have an argument for best scorer of all time
AwakenedDryBones 777
That's not the argument here fam
FruitPunch Samurai
FruitPunch Samurai 19 days ago
Jordan relies on his talent and winning attitude. Harde relies on the refs
Lanky Lanxx
Lanky Lanxx 19 days ago
The only player EVER to rival Jordan in scoring is Kevin Durant and this is coming from a Lebron fan, looking at Jordan, KD, and Harden’s ppg is cool but when you begin to look at all 3 of their fg% Harden is not up to par especially when you factor the percentage of his points come from the free throw line and how he gets to the free throw line it’s just not on the same range as the other two 🤷🏾‍♂️
Calvin Scherbarth
Calvin Scherbarth 19 days ago
James Harden has more tools, is more creative, and can handle the ball much much better. He has reached a higher level offensively than Jordan has. That doesn't mean Jordan is not a better scorer, but we have to agree that James is much more talented offensively.
Kevin Kerr
Kevin Kerr 19 days ago
He is a better scorer tho. Look at the era they played in. Rookie AI crossed him up
AwakenedDryBones 777
Go back to sleep after smoking another whack ass blunt kid
AwakenedDryBones 777
Go back to sleep after that whack as blunt you just smoked kid
Team Captain
Team Captain 19 days ago
She's beautiful & not annoying like Molly.
Osas
Osas 19 days ago
Regular season yes but not overall, maybe a bit more efficient
Angry Bird
Angry Bird 20 days ago
Jordan played in an era where most people lacked the skill of basketball.. too many talents today , now anybody can shoot the three ball which makes it difficult to compete .
AwakenedDryBones 777
Are you saying the 90s was not a great era?
R3xClutch
R3xClutch 20 days ago
Why is no one else talking but Cheryl I would dick her down no cap
Armagodu JR
Armagodu JR 20 days ago
MJ could not shoot 3's, stop it, he only had one good year from deep and it was in the one season where the NBA made the line shorter, MJ even went to one 3 point contest and his performance is still to this day one of the worst of all time
88smjls
88smjls 20 days ago
James Harden plays in a league with no big man in the paint. If you beat your man you are at the rim. Plus Harden gets every call until the playoffs start. Jordan was also playing the best perimeter defense in the league.
Jerald Vincent Zumel
Mike was a scoring champ 10x, meaning nobody could stop him from scoring for 10 seasons. Let that sink in.
andrew wheeler
andrew wheeler 20 days ago
Has harden passed kobe?
SamYG
SamYG 21 day ago
Mj wasn’t even good at 3s bruh but I do believe he would light up in scoring just not for 3s
AwakenedDryBones 777
He was good at them. He just didnt shoot them as much
Drew Rycerz
Drew Rycerz 21 day ago
ESPN running out of shit to talk about
Master Spade
Master Spade 21 day ago
Jordan is quickly becoming the most Underrated player Ever. Now even Harden is a better scorer than Jordan................................right? LOL!!! Let's look at the Facts - Scoring Titles: Jordan -10 vs harden - 2 kobe - 2 shaq - 2 westbrook - 2 lebron - 1 curry -1 So Jordan has as many Scoring Titles all by himself as all 6 of those players have COMBINED!!! LOL!!!!!!!!!
Fire Fist Ace
Fire Fist Ace 17 days ago
Master Spade that just shows how trash the competition was in MJ’s day... Harden would average 2000ppg if half the starters he played against were plumbers 😂
Adam Samuel
Adam Samuel 21 day ago
Amazing hoe Daryl said a man who hasn't made the NBA Finals as a leader can be better than a guy who led his team to 6 finals. Harden has lost to GS how many times now its hard to keep count.. Yes MJ lost to The Pistons but they eventually got past them. Rockets would still lose to the Current Warriors if they faced them in a seven game series. Harden is a regular season Star not Playoffs. Yes he gets some good numbers in the playoffs but as long as you don't have the right team or chemistry you wasting away your career. He will win MVP's and not rings.
Patinho
Patinho 21 day ago
Different fking rules. Of course he gets more point now. Jeez
24surf
24surf 21 day ago
James harden very efficient in traveling, flopping, and freethrows. LMAO!
Lorenzo Bontorin
Lorenzo Bontorin 21 day ago
James Harden is the best of what a six man can ever be: just he won't be able to lead a team to the win because he lacks that "IT" that makes real superstars. I see in his eyes, still he seek approval instead of seeking and TAKING it, with the recognition he may should deserve, IF he would be able to do so. As Max said "if James Harden hits his shots when it mattered most". And he doesn't, because he is more interested in show how bad his eyes were, instead of playing through it and win, as Kobe did with his broken fingers, as MJ didi with his flu, as Hakeem did many times without having eat during Ramadan. He was seeking excuses while still in the game, ofc he is not able to win. No said for being better than Mike. Come on, don't joke, Mike was absurd, as scorer and as clutch scorer.
T I M O
T I M O 22 days ago
calling harden a superstar is absurd.. getting away with tons of steps to score..
LebronBlew5Finals#NotTop5 #Needs2AllStarsToWin
Jordan is probably a better defender than James harden is on offense Jordan averaged 37ppg over 50% That's all I need to say
Pan Desheng
Pan Desheng 23 days ago
If James ever wins a title he's gonna be in the 🐐 discussion. I saw this coming ESPN.
jp3813
jp3813 25 days ago
Last year, Harden averaged 30+ points in the playoffs for the first time in his career at 31.6 ppg (.413 fg%). MJ averages 33.4 ppg (.487 fg%) for his entire postseason career, only missing the 30+ mark during his rookie year by a few decimals.
Ush Yamamoto
Ush Yamamoto 27 days ago
Mj was one of those players you had to be around the era to understand.
Jeff Dean
Jeff Dean 27 days ago
MJ played against defenses, harden doesn’t
Celldweller Fangirl
The guy that said that needs to stop with the hard drugs. No one is better than MJ period.
Zerrow Zell
Zerrow Zell 28 days ago
Mj aint have to be the pg to score 45
JsMs Rawr
JsMs Rawr 28 days ago
James Harden is a better flopper, 50% of his scores comes from the free throw line.
Jesse Castillo
Jesse Castillo 29 days ago
Now some fool is trying to compare harden to MJ..holly lord! Can't even give this dumb ass statment any validity with a comment!
Eric Duncan
Eric Duncan 29 days ago
Now we’re comparing harden to MJ. Hahaha this is a farther comparison than lebron James compared to MJ. Y’all need to stop with trying to compare ANY player to MJ. It’s not even close. MJ is the GOAT. He always will be.
mankitsu524
mankitsu524 29 days ago
316 dumb millennials who never played physical basketball disliked
Sayan Andrews
Sayan Andrews 29 days ago
Mj got 37 ppg off 2s. James harden got 36 ppg off 3s and free throws...
MaruLaTrey x Ubaid
MaruLaTrey x Ubaid 29 days ago
So many Jordan dick riders
jocriss
jocriss 27 days ago
So many idiots like you. And before you try responding, watch FULL GAMES of the Bulls first from the 80s up to MJ's last shot. Now shut the fuck up.
Humberto Salinas
Nope
Jervin Camacho
Jervin Camacho Month ago
Harden is a better traveller. Fact!!!
Rudolfo Janikowski
It was harder to score in Jordan’s era because the pace was much slower and many offenses ran through the big man. I’m tired of hearing about how much tougher the defense was..no it wasn’t. It’s just offenses were more one dimensional as opposed to it being spread out now that big men can actually handle the ball, pass and shoot. Having said all that..Jordan is by far a better scorer. Even though harden is a much better shooter, scoring is scoring..and Jordan scored more.
Chris Taggart
Chris Taggart Month ago
Michael Jordan is the best at everything and can never be touched. He is even better at pooping than everyone. If anybody says someone else is better than they are a scrub I need to be insulted
Sike lee
Sike lee Month ago
Sike i hate people bring up mj like nobody call touch that man player dont even play wen there sick now day stop it
C-lo Mx
C-lo Mx Month ago
Michael Jordan had to be by a bad man cause they will try to compare anything to get that glory back that a once in a lifetime glory that we will probably never be see again.
C-lo Mx
C-lo Mx Month ago
Hell he ought to be, but he get nervous in the playoffs and can't score a winning shot so to me it doesn't matter. These millennials gets on my nerves and people trying to hype them up to be better than their predecessors but you not oh know you are not.
Dorse Wise
Dorse Wise Month ago
The media has been trying to find "The Next Jordan" since the guy retired. Like any champ its not how much you score its when you score
Enoch Zoldyck
Enoch Zoldyck Month ago
Im a rockets fan but this a reach. James harden that nigga though
TDot Toons Gaming
Who is the girl she is super fine! 🔥🔥 🔥💯
Lou Burgunde
Lou Burgunde Month ago
Which brings me to my next point. say no to drugs... And No harden is NOT a better scorer then Michael Jordan.
OrentholJames
OrentholJames Month ago
Pffft yeah right. Harden had to develop to become the man, Jordan was a already a God in his rookie year. But not going to lie, Harden is one bad MFer. OKC f’d up there.
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