James Harden is the NBA’s best flopper. This is known. So, it wasn’t a surprise when, during the final minutes of the second quarter Saturday night, he flopped in a huge way and actually got the call against Stephen Curry.
On this particular play, it gave Harden three free throws — the second time in the game that he was able to get three free throws on a missed three due to Golden State players falling into his flop trap.
Curry was absolutely livid.
— The Ringer (@ringer) May 27, 2018
Curry paced around the other end of the court so he could vent his frustrations over the foul call on Harden. It took a while.
— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) May 27, 2018
Harden and the Rockets have had Golden State’s number so far in Game 6 and currently lead by 10 points, 61-51, after one half of play.
Also, kudos to Harden for taking advantage of the Zaza Pachulia rule.