In Nets victory over the Pistons by just 6 points, James Harden seemed to be doing his work at both ends of the court after he managed to register 13 points, 10 rebounds and 10 dimes. However, there was one particular incident which the Beard will not want to recall anytime soon or perhaps throughout the remaining of his NBA career, especially knowing that he has abundance of leadership traits to pour out for the rest of the team in the 2021-22 season.
Brooklyn Nets’ star James Harden recorded the worst turnover in the entire season and he did in the Nets vs Pistons clash, leaving the fans wondering as well. Take a look at the incident below to know did the Beard ended up embarrassing himself. Having said that, luckily for Harden, the Nets were ahead at the time and the Pistons just didn’t have enough weapons to counter them with that particular play.
James Harden ‘Brain Farts’ during Nets vs Pistons clash; Fans React
Late in the third quarter of Friday’s contest against the Detroit Pistons, James Harden accidentally lost the ball and was unable to recover it since he would commit a backcourt violation.
However, what the Beard did next was rather embarrassing as he let the pursuing Saddiq Bey to get the ball and score easily–without any defense and resistance.
James Harden has been improving his reputation as a defender over the past couple of years, but it’s plays like this that make fans and experts alike question his defensive skills. As most NBA players have said, defense is more effort than skill–and while the Brooklyn Nets star may have the skills to be a decent defender, it’s his effort that is questionable.
Having said that, take a look at how the hoop fans trolled and opinionated upon James Harden’s worst turnover as the Nets just inched past the Detroit Pistons to improve their claim in the Eastern Conference.