Vegas Over/Under: 55.5
The Record Projection: 60-22 of fromal The Bet: Hammer the over Don’t have some concerns about Chris Paul and James Harden’s match in the exact same backcourt.
Though it’s an indisputable fact that only 1 basketball is present during any given game, both guards are tremendous shot-creators who also flourish as spot-up weapons.
Paul scored 1.1 points per possession (PPP) in catch-and-shoot situations (77.3 percentile), while Harden set up 1.2 PPP (90.6 percentile). Complaining about those numbers is an impossible undertaking, and they give head coach Mike D’Antoni the luxury of conducting with one of the two or both in conjunction.
But this isn’t just about constantly having one elite floor overall playing.
Even though the Houston Rockets parted with some significant pieces to land Paul, they managed to replace them add much more depth to their coffers. Obtaining P.J. Tucker and Luc Mbah a Moute shouldn’t be overlooked, and the exact same is true of this decision to re-sign Nene for the next few seasons.
These Rockets are loaded with top-end ability and high-quality turning members to enhance the work of these stars. They may just possess the league’s third-highest over/under at this stage of the offseason, but they are a solid choice to become the NBA’s second-best team with space to spare.
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