We Must Be Patient with James Harden's New One-Legged Shot
Let's be perfectly blunt from the outset.
James Harden knows more about offensive basketball than we do or ever will.
That being said, his brand new one-legged shot could use some work.
After dude teased this thing for months, we finally got a look at it in game action, albeit an exhibition against the Shanghai Sharks of the prestigious Chinese Basketball Association.
Fine, here it is:
James Harden promised he’d be debuting a new move this season and here it is...a running one-legged what the. this needs a name immediately. pic.twitter.com/O1BLxftDtd— Rob Perez (@WorldWideWob) October 1, 2019
Yep, that's definitely a running one-legger.
While it obviously didn't fall, we do love the separation that move creates.
Not surprisingly, Twitter had a few thoughts:
We don't know what that means.
NBA 2023: James Harden unveils his new move where he spins in a circle on his pivot foot until the gravitational pull forces someone to bump into him and he is awarded ten (10) points.— Topher Lundell (@topherlundell) October 1, 2019
Ah yes, future NBA.
That’s just a shot for Westbrook to get his rebound percentage up— Justin (@JustinDiaz_) October 1, 2019
Brodie would be down with that.
In case you're wondering, Harden has successfully converted this shot in practice:
James Harden added a new move to his bag. One-footer step-back 🤯— Dime (@DimeUPROXX) August 19, 2019
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The Beard appreciates your continued patience.