Found April 26, 2013 on Total Sports Blog:
It has been made abundantly clear here and on Twitter, that I think the NBA is the worst product of the four major sports.  But that doesn’t stop me from knowing what’s going on in the NBA.  A prime example is that I know if you lined up all 360 NBA players, James Harden would be way down the list of players who “look like” an NBA All-Star.  I also know that James Harden’s post game threads are just out of this world. Harden has the uncanny ability to pull off the “black guy hipster” look.  There are so many guys in the NBA trying too hard to pull this off and it just doesn’t work.  But for James Harden, it does. After seeing the outfit he wore during the Game 2 post-game presser after the Houston Rockets lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder, I knew it was time.  We need a James Harden “Swag-o-Meter” for playoff post-game pressers.   One Harden – Any combination of a piss poor effort, no creativity, trying WAY too hard, not matching in any way, just down right awful.       Two Har

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