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I’m not sure it’s that impressive. Harden seemed to be hurt and after all they lost their center. It’s absolutely D’Antoni’s fault that they relied on Nene so much — not sure it’s Popovichian genius that scrubs can succeed in that circumstance. And Popovich is very, very good, still, but sometimes it’s better to be lucky. They can’t all be Jordan. Even Lebron needs a competent center and pg.

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