How The Bucks Shut Down James Harden With A Unique Strategy

  • Published: 02 April 2019
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    The Bucks defend Harden unlike any other NBA team. They force Harden to his right and rotate to prevent layups. They are willing to give up 3's to players such as P.J. Tucker and even Chris Paul to slow down Harden's stepback 3. Give Coach Budenholzer a ton of credit to defend the Rockets this way.

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Comments • 2 508

  • yonche kitanov
    yonche kitanov  3 days back

    james harden can win only if use a secret move double step back

    • Javier
      Javier  3 days back

      Bruh he said gainnis ankempaceta

      • zelracch carino
        zelracch carino  4 days back

        Annoying how Harden tries to get cheap fouls whenever he can when shooting the three, like how he tried at 7:50.What a flopper.

        • Geraldine Fernandes
          Geraldine Fernandes  6 days back

          Pipen gave you the recipe to stop harden. Thats why watching experts and right experts is important.

          • Codesensei 2001
            Codesensei 2001  2 weeks back

            I've always watched basketball, not much of a player tho. I decided to play a few games, what I found especially difficult was rotations. I caught myself ball watching most of the time. Is it a thing of habit or am I not just paying enough attention.

            • Dblaxx
              Dblaxx  3 weeks back

              Not gonna be so easy next season with Westbrook there aswell

              • DM DownTown AnkleBreakrr

                Goddamn Scottie

                • Don Gustofson
                  Don Gustofson  3 weeks back

                  Nice analysis. I thoroughly enjoyed this video.

                  • OPwolf 151
                    OPwolf 151  4 weeks back

                    The number one strategy to shut down James Harden is pay the referee

                    • Jayson Jose
                      Jayson Jose  4 weeks back

                      That is SCOTTIE PIPPENS STRATEGY 😂

                      • PhxSuns Collector
                        PhxSuns Collector  4 weeks back

                        Eric Bledsoe is the 🐐🐐🐐 🔒🔒🔒

                        • John Dave Agudo
                          John Dave Agudo  4 weeks back

                          now nba players know how they guard harden very easy 😂

                          • vick hj
                            vick hj  4 weeks back

                            they watched micheal jordans tutorial huh

                            • Hubert Chung
                              Hubert Chung  4 weeks back

                              Giannis holding a water bottle...

                              • Jim Wel
                                Jim Wel  4 weeks back

                                Pippen's right

                                • AlsaffarKM _
                                  AlsaffarKM _  4 weeks back

                                  4:50 embarrassing nba player can’t even hit a wide open shot like that. I understand he’s not a shooter and is a paint player that catches oops but he’s shooting every single day he should be able to hit a midrange shot when he’s wide open lmao.

                                  • Almighty DaVinci
                                    Almighty DaVinci  1 months back

                                    Scottie pippen

                                    • JoeCas
                                      JoeCas  1 months back

                                      Here after Pippens video on how to guard Harden. Haha.

                                      • sirius black7
                                        sirius black7  1 months back

                                        I remeber this game well. The bucks had harden befuddled

                                        • Sean Owens
                                          Sean Owens  1 months back

                                          As u can see harden had an off night

                                          Dropped 23

                                        • rjr29
                                          rjr29  1 months back

                                          they better give props to pip.

                                          • m
                                            m  1 months back

                                            they were listening to pippen!

                                            • red dogg
                                              red dogg  2 months back

                                              Who else is here because of Scottie pippen lol 😂😂 😂 he was right lol 😂

                                              • jocriss
                                                jocriss  2 months back

                                                Literally everyone who listened to Scottie with TMac knows that the Bucks followed his advice on how to defend Harden.

                                                • Blake Frerking
                                                  Blake Frerking  2 months back

                                                  Lol funny because the jazz tried this same thing and we all saw how that worked out

                                                  • Grant Florentino
                                                    Grant Florentino  2 months back

                                                    Thanks pippen

                                                    • MasterGaming // MG
                                                      MasterGaming // MG  2 months back

                                                      Pippen taught them this!

                                                      • Snickers
                                                        Snickers  2 months back

                                                        Scottie Pippen said it first

                                                        • Gabriel González
                                                          Gabriel González  2 months back

                                                          No one talking about how Scottie pippen predicted this way to defend harden on “The Jump”

                                                          • K W.S
                                                            K W.S  2 months back

                                                            Fr fr, man is a defensive genius

                                                        • Justons XB1
                                                          Justons XB1  2 months back

                                                          This is exactly what Scottie Pippen said on how he would guard Harden

                                                          • Justons XB1
                                                            Justons XB1  3 weeks back

                                                            Kid Renegade I made it

                                                          • Kid Renegade
                                                            Kid Renegade  3 weeks back

                                                            Justons XB1 where’d you get that picture

                                                          • FiaAiPoki
                                                            FiaAiPoki  2 months back

                                                            hahaha just finnished watchn tht

                                                        • Calijoaco GE
                                                          Calijoaco GE  2 months back

                                                          Your trash kid

                                                          • Jonathan Salas
                                                            Jonathan Salas  2 months back

                                                            Dang, Scottie pippen theory was on how to stop James harden was right ! Nice !

                                                            • Rocky Squid
                                                              Rocky Squid  1 months back


                                                            • ISM Gaming
                                                              ISM Gaming  2 months back

                                                              Jonathan Salas nba champion one of the best defenders

                                                          • Hector Sanchez
                                                            Hector Sanchez  2 months back

                                                            Scottie pippen strategy

                                                            • Adam Lotfi
                                                              Adam Lotfi  3 months back

                                                              WoW pippen was right

                                                              • Heena Patel
                                                                Heena Patel  3 months back

                                                                Nba players should watch this

                                                                • Mohammed Khattab
                                                                  Mohammed Khattab  3 months back

                                                                  They didn't even shut him down tbh. It's just that harden has somewhat of a low iq in situations.

                                                                  • britesynth
                                                                    britesynth  4 months back

                                                                    bucks teaching harden how to pass

                                                                    • Music Power
                                                                      Music Power  4 months back

                                                                      Funny how Harden left playing alongside Westbrook. They are very similar. Neither of them cares about winning, are disengaged when playing off the ball and are only concerned with individual accolades. Is it a coincidence that neither are champions despite being phenomenally talented.

                                                                      • Johnny U.
                                                                        Johnny U.  3 months back

                                                                        harden is the best guard in the league PERIOD

                                                                    • Vempitate
                                                                      Vempitate  4 months back

                                                                      This is mostly a good thing, he can drive and have 2 peopld on him and then pass to the person open

                                                                      • Victor Hugo de Oliveira
                                                                        Victor Hugo de Oliveira  4 months back

                                                                        This is exactly what Pippen said about guarding Harden... nice...

                                                                        • Akper Aliev
                                                                          Akper Aliev  4 months back

                                                                          Nice analysis

                                                                          • RandomnessOver9000
                                                                            RandomnessOver9000  4 months back

                                                                            a bit repetitive but good vid. overall

                                                                            • HaloBumFuzzle
                                                                              HaloBumFuzzle  4 months back

                                                                              4:54 NIGGA IF YOU DONT SHOOT THE DAMN BALL!

                                                                              • Trey Grogan
                                                                                Trey Grogan  4 months back

                                                                                I love how they standing beside him on 3 point line. I looooooooooove the disrspect!!!!!!

                                                                                • Eric Eveleens
                                                                                  Eric Eveleens  4 months back

                                                                                  Scottie's strategy

                                                                                  • NOTTA VLOGGER
                                                                                    NOTTA VLOGGER  4 months back

                                                                                    Well said

                                                                                    • Miguel Hidalgo
                                                                                      Miguel Hidalgo  4 months back

                                                                                      PJ saw visions of being sent back to Phoenix...and then Ukraine...and then Israel XD

                                                                                      • Roku.
                                                                                        Roku.  5 months back

                                                                                        Draymond Green is an absolute savage lmafo.