He'll have to downgrade that number to the 35-40 percent range, and Paul will have to settle in the 25 percent range compared to his 30 percent last season while missing 23 games.
And now they've swapped in All-NBA point guard Chris Paul for Patrick Beverley. "Going to compete [for] a championship against a team like Golden State, the defending champions, you have to have that ability on the court to give yourselves a chance".
But, I don't buy this trade is 100% done, or even close. But if he wants to feed himself and his entourage, he might seek the meats of Ray's Real Pit BBQ Shack on Old Spanish Trail, which, for the sake of the density of BBQ joints in Houston, gets the nod due to it's No. 1 rating on Yelp.
"Sounds good", a smiling Harden told reporters, per ESPN, when asked how it felt to own the league's richest contract during a Saturday news conference.
Since joining the Houston Rockets via trade, James Harden raised his profile from off-the-bench role player to superstar leader. He chose the money and all that comes with it. The Astros go out of their way to welcome Paul to Houston as well.
The Knicks are reluctant in wanting to take on Ryan Anderson's contract.
The Rockets welcomed Paul to the team Friday, making it "Chris Paul Day" in Houston.
The New York Knicks reportedly stalled trade talks surrounding Carmelo Anthony, in hopes of convincing him to stay. They will live stream the Paul conference on the video board for fans to watch live. "He's going to help me, and we're going to help each other, and we're going to help this team hopefully get to where we want to be at". Known as "The Beard", Harden will most likely need proper grooming and treatment of his trademark.
The Knicks hired their new general manager Scott Perry and promoted ex-GM Steve Mills to team president earlier this week after Jackson's dismissal.
When all logical signs pointed towards teams retreating and patiently awaiting the Warriors' downfall, they reloaded and bunkered in for a hard-fought dethronement of the Dubs. When news broke of the new contract, Harden alluded the city as his present and future.
"My job every day is to try to put the players around him to win a championship", Morey said.