So he has a lot of hardware. He has a lot of amazing statistical seasons under his belt. He’s even also revolutionized how opposing teams gameplan. Would that be enough to warrant a Hall of Fame selection right now?
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Even though most of the numbers this season were a little bit overhyped due to his inefficiency, he still had a pretty decent year before the NBA’s shutdown.
As of right now, Harden is in the top five in all-time 3-pointers made and currently in the top 40 of the all-time scoring list. The way Harden has been scoring the ball, by next season he should be in the top 30.
By no means has Harden’s career perfect so far — he did have those meltdowns in the playoffs, but it seems like championships don’t matter when it pertains to the Hall of Fame.
Personally, I believe Harden is a more skilled player and has had better seasons then all of them, so if they could make it, Harden would as well.
A lack of NBA championships don’t necessarily prevent selections to the Hall of Fame, so if Harden was to hang the shoes up early, he should definitely be enshrined.