Vegas Over/Under: 55.5
The Record Projection: 60-22 of fromal The Bet: Hammer the more Don’t have some concerns regarding Chris Paul and James Harden’s fit in the same backcourt.
Even though it’s an undeniable fact that only 1 basketball is present during any given game, the two guards are tremendous shot-creators who also thrive as spot-up firearms.
Paul scored 1.1 points per possession (PPP) in catch-and-shoot scenarios (77.3 percentile), while Harden set up 1.2 PPP (90.6 percentile). Complaining about these amounts is an impossible task, and they give head trainer Mike D’Antoni the luxury of conducting with one of the two or in conjunction.
However, this is not just about constantly having one elite flooring overall playing.
Even though the Houston Rockets parted with a few crucial bits to property Paul, they were able to replace them and add much more depth to their coffers. Obtaining P.J. Tucker and Luc Mbah a Moute should not be overlooked, and the exact same is true of the decision to re-sign Nene for the next few seasons.
These Rockets are filled with top notch ability and high quality rotation members to enhance the work of these stars. They may only have the league’s third-highest over/under in this stage of the offseason, but they’re a solid choice to become the NBA’s second-best team with space to spare.