James Harden wasn't happy PJ Tucker wouldn't answer his phone after Game 1 loss
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By Jeff Smith

The Houston Rockets looked like a completely different team in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals. There’s no denying that literally everything looked and felt like a team who was in the midst of a complete 180 from a game that was played just two days prior.

Typically, after a loss as tough as the one the Rockets endured in Game 1 against the Golden State Warriors, players come together to figure out what went wrong. But for this Houston team, they knew what happened and one player specifically had no interest in talking to anyone.

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As ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne revealed, forward PJ Tucker made MVP candidate James Harden a bit mad because he refused to answer his phone after the loss.

“I was so mad I didn’t answer the phone,” Tucker told ESPN. “James was mad I didn’t answer. But it wasn’t one of those where we had to talk it out. We all knew what...

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