Warriors At Rockets Game 6: Was The Chris Paul Trade A Mistake?

  • Published on May 12, 2019
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  • Ghetto LoveChild
    Ghetto LoveChild 2 days ago

    The rockets problem this series was they were trying to cheese on every shot to get some BS regular season call. They totally could have actually competed this series if they just tried to actually hit shots

  • Jacob S
    Jacob S 10 days ago

    You look like your voice

  • Domo Jones
    Domo Jones 29 days ago

    The question should b is Mike D'antoni's coaching style ever gonna make adjustments and will Harden stop being so lazy

  • Domo Jones
    Domo Jones 29 days ago

    Harden could b so much better than what he is

  • Delano III
    Delano III 29 days ago

    Do draymond and harden have beef? It’s always something with them

  • Jeff mohr
    Jeff mohr Month ago

    Aaaaaand he’s gone lol

  • Cris Amaro
    Cris Amaro Month ago

    They got to a game 7 and six so I say no

  • Michał Droździk
    Michał Droździk Month ago

    CP3 is a mistake himself

  • Daffa Afnas
    Daffa Afnas Month ago


  • čalis ar kendamu
    čalis ar kendamu Month ago

    Which trade exactly?

  • a
    a 2 months ago

    Chris Paul hater

  • OhMy Fungus
    OhMy Fungus 2 months ago +2

    Still shaking my head coach?

  • Lonnie Thompson
    Lonnie Thompson 2 months ago

    Yeah for the rockets

  • W.T.C 1990
    W.T.C 1990 2 months ago +1

    Chris Paul and James Harden can't play together, there split up needed to happen if there gonna have a chance at winning a ring

  • Dariel So Cool
    Dariel So Cool 2 months ago +1

    This is bruh I can't believe this

  • Mr. 1'NDone
    Mr. 1'NDone 2 months ago +1

    At 1:23 that a hell of a travel by Klay...wow I mean wow.

    • Presley Chan
      Presley Chan 16 hours ago

      It was only 3 steps + a gather step. Still a travel tho

  • Forrest Sun
    Forrest Sun 2 months ago +2

    ...and then they traded him for westbrook

  • Ethan Chan
    Ethan Chan 2 months ago +1

    Nope they decided to trade Chris Paul

  • Garvey Mfeka
    Garvey Mfeka 2 months ago +1

    Other than the contract, the only regret the Rockets should have had regarding Chris Paul is letting D'Antoni cast him as an extra instead of a slightly lesser co-star. The difference in the Rockets in 2017/18 and 18/19 season are more noticeable, while they played iso heavy both years, Chris Paul was much more involved, and the ball just happens to find shooters more often with him. He's not 24 and 10 kind of player anymore, but letting him have 18 and 10, isn't that bad honestly

  • DarkLander
    DarkLander 3 months ago +3

    Before the video starts: Yes, yes it was, but they got Westbrick because of him so, kinda?

    • robber98
      robber98 3 months ago

      One bad contract for another bad contract. Houston is even worse now with Westbrick.

  • rippetoe 38
    rippetoe 38 3 months ago +2

    And............ he's in OKC.

  • Beaux Dup
    Beaux Dup 3 months ago +1

    Dantoni is a good coach just never will be great, his subs are bad and minute management is subpar, and he just watches his good players do what they want, then defend them at all cost, they looked uninterested in winning the series as a team!

  • Mike Ma
    Mike Ma 3 months ago

    This is not new spurs playstyle is always the receipt to follow ball movement.

  • Johnny Boy
    Johnny Boy 3 months ago

    were you a mistake ? oh wait yes you are

  • C Dio00426
    C Dio00426 3 months ago

    Team basketball and especially team defence is what wins games look no further than the 2004 pistons

  • Debo Datta
    Debo Datta 3 months ago +1

    Lou Williams +Patrick Beaverly +Montress >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Chris Paul

  • Fredrick Price
    Fredrick Price 4 months ago

    CP3 is overrated..

  • Greg Homan
    Greg Homan 4 months ago

    Good as CP3 is, Clippers won that trade hands down. Among others, they got Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley, and Montrezl Harrell from Houston.

  • Kirby Le
    Kirby Le 4 months ago

    If Harden and CP3 play better off ball, they have a chance. Harden literally just stands still at the three if he doesn't have the ball.

  • Danny Hendrix
    Danny Hendrix 4 months ago

    7:56 lol travel

  • Pyroman /
    Pyroman / 4 months ago

    Harden is to worried about getting fouls called lets it get to him and he gets flustered look at kawhi you rarely see him say a word to the refs he just puts his head Down plays threw the contact and let's his coach talk to the refs

  • Antonio Kim
    Antonio Kim 4 months ago

    No getting the All-State insurance after watching Chris Paul and James Harden was a mistake. Should had trusted them and got the State-Farm smh 🤦‍♂️

  • Zac R
    Zac R 4 months ago

    That payment was inevitable after trading for him. Why would they have traded and let him go in free agency. They gave way too much for Paul

  • bandoogiemanz
    bandoogiemanz 4 months ago

    Check out that subtle dig bballbreakdown threw in with that clip from 5:52-5:56. Doc Rivers laughing, lol.

  • Dracula da jive talkin Crystal Ball

    Refs no no no...
    Can't spell Houston without H. O.

  • David Paulo
    David Paulo 4 months ago +1

    Team basketball built on trust, energy and chemistry prevailed. Compare Warriors to the LeBron-led Lakers.

    • David Paulo
      David Paulo 4 months ago

      It was the same thing that happened last year with the same matchup. They just amplified the Spurs' concept and succeeded.

  • aridf
    aridf 4 months ago

    In an Silicon Valley esq scheme the Warriors knew the Rockets could get close if they make the right moves last year so they played with them for 7 games so the Rockets would hand out big contracts to all the wrong guys to lock themselves into a mediocrity team

  • fatherofamir
    fatherofamir 4 months ago

    Good job

  • Dre Day
    Dre Day 4 months ago

    The amount of money was paul is not thats just to much to pay for 1 guy un less u harden curry durant Leonard giannas exc rockets need sf and length

  • Gerald Walls jr
    Gerald Walls jr 4 months ago

    Yeah Chris is done I'm sorry but the hamstring was his doing he's done

  • Jorge Gordillo
    Jorge Gordillo 4 months ago

    Chrid who

  • Ender Lain
    Ender Lain 4 months ago

    I hate it when curry pass alway overhead when double teamed. The opponent are aware of it and most of his turnovers comes from that. A bounce pass once in a while would help

  • Whatwould Bdo
    Whatwould Bdo 4 months ago

    0:40, good thing she's wearing underwear.

  • Alex Hathaway
    Alex Hathaway 4 months ago

    Chris Paul signed for 30 plus million. Golden State lost KD and still crushed the Rockets. That's a dumb question.

  • Reningan
    Reningan 4 months ago

    Those teams who won multiple titles, i.e. a dynasty, in the NBA in the past 30 years always moved the ball around. Chicago Bulls, LA Lakers, San Antonio Spurs, and Golden State Warriors. Those teams who do not move the ball well never comes close to building a dynasty.

  • Wisest Of the the century

    Ofc it was a mistake because they lose smh

  • lovefunkrockmusic
    lovefunkrockmusic 4 months ago

    Chris Paul should take less and get back those clippers players.

  • Fine Wine Daily
    Fine Wine Daily 4 months ago

    The Rockets effectively went toe to toe with one of the all-time super teams two straight years. And with a less talented group of players. It's hard to criticize their coaching and GM decisions just because they ran into the Warriors.

  • jeremy balsley
    jeremy balsley 5 months ago

    Bringing in the near retirement vet to win now rarely pays off, especially in the NBA.

  • teebone 21
    teebone 21 5 months ago

    Garbage trade

  • 29kalel
    29kalel 5 months ago

    Correction. Durant is not GS best player.

  • Kori Jenkins
    Kori Jenkins 5 months ago

    It's really not about "is it the best way to do things"

    The Warriors are the best team EVER assembled. They can lose one of their best players and still be at least as good as every other NBA team. The Rockets are the 2nd best team in the league. Nobody argues that. They were assembled without a particularly great draft, old vets, and niche players.

    To say "their way is proven to not work" is ignorant of the fact that only 1 out of 29 NBA teams have beaten the Warriors in a series at all (and it was before KD) and also ignorant of all the other teams they've beaten in recent years.

    To the naysayers, I ask this? Where is your team? They've either lost already, or they're on the way to doing so (Blazers)

  • Big Travis
    Big Travis 5 months ago

    Seem like Paul has been overrated for years and was well past his prime when Houston signed him

    JAMES SMITH 5 months ago

    I love the way this guy breaks down and explains the game.

  • Christopher Thomas
    Christopher Thomas 5 months ago

    Kobe said it's james harding not chris paul chris still has a role to play even being a star

  • Team Pangaliman
    Team Pangaliman 5 months ago

    The real question is, is Chris Paul the problem for rockets. Now he could be scoring & making plays but does he have the right mentality? We all know he a snake. Stabs you in the back as soon as he gets a chance. I honestly think that CP doesn’t have chemistry with his teammates. He just wants to win... what’s my point here? Idk lol I just hate CP3. But I love how he keeps choking. 😂😂.

  • Curtis Barlow
    Curtis Barlow 5 months ago

    If the Rockets stop flopping and ball smart defense they have a chance

  • rrbarcarse
    rrbarcarse 5 months ago

    Rockets need to stop playing cheap tactics, flopping, head snapping back, leg kicking, arm grabbing to gain advantage on calls and just play basketball. High IQ basketball not cheap tactics.

  • Sam M
    Sam M 5 months ago

    Gallinari was not part of the Chris Paul trade.

  • psp785
    psp785 5 months ago

    Yes 40 million for a guy that will be 38