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Kevin McHale: Can new Rockets PG James Harden be a facilitator first?

Former Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale isn't sure James Harden can morph into a full-time point guard. Harden is moving into the role under new coach Mike D'Antoni, and while he did lead shooting guards with a touch rate of 85.1 percent last season, McHale wonders whether Harden can become a facilitator first. "You are who you are a lot of times," McHale, who will analyze games for TNT this season, said during a Tuesday conference call with reporters. "Can you change and be a facilitator first? I don't know. Kevin Garnett, a guy I go way, way back with -- Kevin Garnett was always a pass-first player. He was a pass-first player his first day of practice when he was with the Minnesota Timberwolves. "James is a scorer, and at the end of the day, you do fall back on what you are. James is a scorer at heart. Can you change that? ... Can you be something that you're really not for an entire 82-game season? He's a great facilitator, great...
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