Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/25/12
Yep I'm ready to admit it again: I was wrong.  Wasn't the first time and won't be the last.  Remember I thought Junior Burrough would be the next Charles Barkley.  I thought Paul Pierce wouldn't be much better than Scotty Thurman.  And I also was convinced Jeff Green was better than James Harden.  Frankly I couldn't have been more wrong. I was down on Harden after his rookie year but that really wasn't fair.  Some guys don't get it their first year and then take off.  Bean was one.  McGrady was another.  I just thought that Harden had been overrated coming out of college.  But now I see it.  The ferociousness on the break.  The impeccable footwork, maneuvering and twisting his way for a basket or a trip to the line.  His uncanny ability to draw fouls (reminds me of Adrian Dantley a lot in that regard).  And to see OKC actually unsure of themselves sometimes this year in the fourth quarter, which was the same time last year Harden would set up his teammates and they'd get the job do...
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