What evidence do we have that James Harden is more "unforgiving hurricane" than "merciful human being?" Oh, not much…besides this humilating/brilliant clip of him dropping poor Ricky Rubio with a blink-and-you’re-unconscious crossover.
Just look at this thing! The degree of difficulty is unfathomable. Not only does Harden make a quality defender go numb below the waist, but he then has the presence of mind to vault back two feet behind the three-point line for an off-balance buzzer-beater. How many players can do this move in an empty gym, with nobody watching or trying to guard them? Like, six?
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We dare you not to watch this 8,000 times in a row, as impossible as that sounds.