HUSTON – The First Lebron James, now James Harden.
He went from the absurd to the surrealistic, as Mario Hezonia starts with a point-and-day defense against the fired missiles and faces the glossy team of Harden and Chris Paul.
Combo forward 6-9 was switched to a person in defense and defended Harden, because all four points of protection of the Knix on the 15-list list are now omitted. Emmanuel Moodyayev hit the shelf with a long shoulder pain. Harden scored 61 points at the last meeting in the garden in January. 19659002] "How do you know?" – said eccentric Croat. "Do you watch basketball?"
Hezonia said that the latter played a point in his operatic season in Orlando under former trainer Scott Skies and played in Europe. The anxious part is how it handles Harden, who averages 36 points in the game this season and always raises the grief of Nix.
But you may not want to underestimate Hezonia in a big place, judging by his last second block by James driving three weeks ago in the Garden ̵
"One of the best players in the world is obvious," said Hazenha of Harden. But for me it's not a different way of thinking than Lebron, (Ben) Simmons, Giannis (Antecunmppo). This is NBA.
Is Harden another than Lebron?
"They are all unique, but they are at the same level of superstars," Hazonja said. – Choose your poison. I will try to do my best and see how it will happen. "
Asked if he had the confidence to agree well with Harden after his magical moment against James, when he had nullified arrest, 24-year-old
Hezonja does not worry at the point because in the "unpositive" crime David Fizdale, he sometimes brought his moon up – and did much to Orlando on Wednesday.
In the summer, Heson said he welcomes the fact that in the future he will play a more precise point of view, although he was accused of making poor decisions during his career and trying too much. – To this last squall of failure.
"We just had a lot of guards in the team," said Hazonega. "I'm not going to steal someone's job because I can play at several positions."
Mudiay was the last one to stand and he will rest with a long shoulder pain that knocked him out for a long period before the All-Star break. Already potentially done for the season Frank Ntilikina (groin), Dennis Smith Jr. (back) and Cadem Allen (concussion). Only Ntilikina was officially excluded during the year.
Rockets (18-4) have the best NBA record after the All-Star break, while Knicks have the worst record after the break (4-16). 19659018]