I didn’t imply in any way that Harden should not be 1st team All-NBA. His 36/7/8 season would be just as historic as a 31/5/8 season without all the flopping and pushing off.
What I disagreed with was pointing to his TS% as a meaningful stat.
Manipulating the rules and fooling the refs is not the same outcome as Curry being a once in a generation shooter (BTW, did you see his defense against Harden last night?). Harden’s shenanigans help create an outcome that disrespects the game of basketball. By your logic, Barry Bonds, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGuire and Big Papi should get the same respect in the Hall of Fame as Babe Ruth and Hank Aaron.