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  • • James Harden’s jersey hung in strip club after he spent $1 million in one night
    James Harden’s Houston Rockets jersey will one day be immortalized high above the rafters of the Toyota Center. However, although he is still an active player at the moment, it looks like his number 13 has already been commemorated outside the basketball court. In a hilarious revelation by Mal (real name Jamil Clay) in the […] The post James Harden’s jersey hung in strip club aft...2020
  • • Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni claims slimmed-down James Harden is ‘ready’ for season to restart
    James Harden of the Houston Rockets is one of the best players in the NBA, and according to his head coach Mike D’Antoni, once the NBA returns to action in July, Harden will be ready for the challenge: “Probably the worst thing you can do is take basketball away from him. He has used this […] The post Rockets’ Mike D’Antoni claims slimmed-down James Harden is ‘ready&#...2020
  • • The pull-up 3-pointer is changing the NBA ... again
    Stephen Curry and James Harden have helped normalize the difficult, off-the-bounce 3s...2020
  • LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant make top 10 of Forbes highest-paid athletes list
    • LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant make top 10 of Forbes highest-paid athletes list
    Russell Westbrook and James Harden also are in the top 20....2020
  • • Houston Rockets’ retired numbers
    The Houston Rockets have been home to some of the best players in NBA history. That’s why the franchise has retired six jersey numbers. It will be seven whenever superstar shooting guard James Harden decides to end his Hall of Fame career. For this piece, we’ll be taking a look at the legendary Houston players […] The post Houston Rockets’ retired numbers appeared first on ...2020
  • • Re-drafting the 2009 NBA Draft lottery
    The 2009 NBA draft has gone down as one of the best draft classes of the last two decades. With many of its top players still in the league, the reputation of the ’09 class continues to grow. Headlined by current stars such as Stephen Curry and James Harden, it’s easy to remember the best […] The post Re-drafting the 2009 NBA Draft lottery appeared first on ClutchPoints....2020
  • • ‘Skinny’ James Harden could propel Rockets to NBA title, argues Kendrick Perkins
    The world was introduced to “Skinny” James Harden last week when the eight-time All-Star shooting guard for the Houston Rockets emerged from COVID-19 lockdown as a new man — or at least a scraggly looking man appearing to drop several pounds. Now, according to Harden’s former teammate on the Oklahoma City Thunder, retired NBA center-turned-ESPN […] The post ‘Skinny...2020
  • • Step-Back Jumper: The Origin Story Of The NBA’s Most Deadly Move
    James Harden and Luka Doncic have perfected the art of the step-back jumper, making defenses across the league look helpless over and over again. They’re not the ones who invented the step-back jumper. Nor are they the first to perfect an unguardable shot. Manu Ginobili brought the Euro over from Argentina.  Kareem won six championships […] The post Step-Back Jumper: The Origin Story Of The ...2020
  • • Mavs’ Mark Cuban compares Kristaps Porzingis trade to letting Steve Nash leave Dallas
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has previously compared the Kristaps Porzingis trade to the Houston Rockets’ acquisition of James Harden. Now, the Mavs boss is comparing the KP trade to his “dumb” decision of letting Hall of Famer Steve Nash walk in the summer of 2004. Nash signed with the Phoenix Suns and won two […] The post Mavs’ Mark Cuban compares Kristaps Porz...2020
  • • ‘Skinny’ James Harden nothing to worry about, claims Rockets’ Austin Rivers
    Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden is one of the most skilled scorers in the NBA. He is also one of the smartest. Harden’s physicality allows him to attack the rim and draw fouls, resulting in the highest volume of free throws in the league at nearly 12 attempts per game. But “The Beard” has […] The post ‘Skinny’ James Harden nothing to worry about, cla...2020

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  • • Gilbert Arenas compares his play style to James Harden
    Former NBA point guard Gilbert Arenas compared himself to current Houston Rockets guard James Harden during a Reddit Q&A Wednesday afternoon. Arenas said his game was closest to that of “The Beard,” but injuries prevented him from developing into a generational scorer. “Agent Zero” also said he would have been even more of a slasher […] The post Gilbert Arenas com...2020
  • • One trade the Houston Rockets need to make in the offseason
    The Houston Rockets had a record of 40-24 before the season was suspended due to COVID-19. The team had the second-best offense in the NBA in terms of points per game, as Houston was averaging 118.1 points per night with MVPs James Harden and Russell Westbrook leading the charge. However, the Rockets were once again a […] The post One trade the Houston Rockets need to make in the offseason a...2020
  • • One signing the Houston Rockets need to make in free agency
    The Houston Rockets had a record of 40-24 before the season was suspended due to COVID-19, putting them in sixth place in the Western Conference standings. Behind the stellar play of MVPs James Harden and Russell Westbrook, the Rockets were averaging 118.1 points per game, which was good for second in the NBA. However, as has […] The post One signing the Houston Rockets need to make in free ...2020
  • • James Harden fires back at Giannis over All-Star Game joke
    Giannis Antetokounmpo has made it clear in recent weeks that he is not a big fan of James Harden, and the feeling appears to be mutual. When Antetokounmpo was picking his All-Star Game roster earlier this month on live TV, he had a funny moment while deciding between Harden, Kemba Walker and Trae Young. The Greek Freak said he didn’t want to pick Harden because he’d rather have a teammate who is g...2020
  • • Watch: Trae Young crosses over Andre Iguodala, drills game-tying three
    Coming off an impressive showing in Chicago, All-Star guard Trae Young entered the second half of the season rested and ready to unleash more crossover moves on opponents. It didn’t take him long, putting Miami Heat guard Andre Iguodala on the spin cycle then drilling a deep three from way behind the arc. Iguodala saw Atlanta’s star guard coming up the court and thought it was the perfect opportun...2020
  • • Did Giannis Antetokounmpo intentionally hit James Harden with a cheap shot elbow?
    Giannis Antetokounmpo has repeatedly taken shots at James Harden, and now some are wondering whether the Greek Freak hit Harden with a cheap shot on purpose. Video has surfaced from Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game that shows Giannis catching Harden with an elbow under the basket. My usual inclination would be to say it was inadvertent, or maybe just something that happened in the heat of the mome...2020
  • • Harden out against Nuggets with thigh injury
    Rockets guard James Harden will not play Sunday against the Nuggets due to a thigh contusion....2020
  • • Rockets vs. Warriors on NBA Christmas Day: Live stream info, watch online, TV channel, odds, start time, pick
    James Harden and Russell Westbrook take on the injury-riddled Warriors on Christmas Day...2019
  • • Five reasons to ignore the NBA on Christmas Day
    NBA Christmas Day action normally gives us a ton to look forward to. Elite matchups with stars going up against stars. Unfortunately, this year’s holiday action has given us nothing but coal after some unfortunate injuries took hold. We’re now going to have to watch Lonzo Ball star for the Pelicans rather than Zion Williamson. In San Francisco, the Warriors will do battle without both Stephen Curr...2019
  • • In the shadows: Five underappreciated NBA players
    Whether they’re buried on a bad team or playing in the shadow of star talent, many NBA players don’t get the recognition they merit. Here are five of the most underappreciated players: Ben McLemore, Rockets It seems like it was just yesterday that McLemore was a lottery pick of the Kings out of the University of Kansas. High first-round picks are typically expected to be franchise-changers, All-St...2019

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James Harden trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Re-drafting the 2009 NBA Draft lottery
    The 2009 NBA draft has gone down as one of the best draft classes of the last two decades. With many of its top players still in the league, the reputation of the ’09 class continues to grow. Headlined by current stars such as Stephen Curry and James Harden, it’s easy to remember the best […] The post Re-drafting the 2009 NBA Draft lottery appeared first on ClutchPoints....2020
  • • Mavs’ Mark Cuban compares Kristaps Porzingis trade to letting Steve Nash leave Dallas
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has previously compared the Kristaps Porzingis trade to the Houston Rockets’ acquisition of James Harden. Now, the Mavs boss is comparing the KP trade to his “dumb” decision of letting Hall of Famer Steve Nash walk in the summer of 2004. Nash signed with the Phoenix Suns and won two […] The post Mavs’ Mark Cuban compares Kristaps Porz...2020
  • Wizards’ Bradley Beal: Thunder considered trading James Harden for me on draft day 2012
    • Wizards’ Bradley Beal: Thunder considered trading James Harden for me on draft day 2012
    Beal could have grown into a third star whose shooting complemented Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook....2020
  • • Bradley Beal recalls nearly being dealt to Thunder for James Harden in trade that might've changed NBA history
    The Wizards star said on the 'All The Smoke' podcast a draft-day deal was 'almost done' with OKC and Washington...2020
  • • Bradley Beal, James Harden almost traded for each other in 2012
    Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal has been the subject of trade speculation for much of his NBA career. During an appearance on Showtime’s All The Smoke podcast with Matt Barnes and Stephen Jackson, Beal revealed that trade speculations involving him began even before he was drafted into the NBA in 2012. According to the Wizards […] The post Bradley Beal, James Harden almost traded...2020
  • • James Harden’s net worth in 2020
    Houston Rockets superstar shooting guard James Harden is one of the best basketball players in the NBA. His growth and popularity around the world have risen dramatically over the past few years. As a result, Harden’s net worth in 2020 is an estimated 50 million. The former MVP was set to make $38,199,000 in 2019-20 […] The post James Harden’s net worth in 2020 appeared first on ...2020
  • • Mark Cuban compares Kristaps Porzingis deal to James Harden-to-Rockets trade
    Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks shocked the NBA world during the 2018-19 season when the franchise traded for Kristaps Porzingis. The Mavs boss said that the trade was very similar to the Houston Rockets’ bold move of acquiring James Harden from the Oklahoma City Thunder before the start of the 2012-13 season. “Very [shocked]. […] The post Mark Cuban compares Kristaps Porzingis dea...2020
  • • Breaking down James Harden’s total NBA salary from his career
    When James Harden’s current contract with the Houston Rockets expires in the summer of 2023, The Beard will have made $318,414,771 in NBA money, per Spotrac. Harden entered the NBA with the Oklahoma City Thunder in 2009. He made $4,004,160 in his rookie season while averaging 9.9 points per game. The lefty finished his rookie […] The post Breaking down James Harden’s total NBA sa...2020
  • • What if the Clippers drafted James Harden instead of Blake Griffin?
    What ifs are always an interesting game to play. They generally never lead anywhere, because what happened already happened, and there is no way to go back in time to change it. But sometimes, the what ifs are very interesting. Let’s take the 2009 NBA Draft, for example. The Los Angeles Clippers took Blake Griffin […] The post What if the Clippers drafted James Harden instead of Blake ...2020
  • • James Harden’s best teammates of all time
    James Harden has established himself as one of the best scorers in NBA history since getting traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets. While Harden did win a Sixth Man of the Year Award with the Thunder, no one saw him becoming the elite scorer he is today when OKC general manager […] The post James Harden’s best teammates of all time appeared first on ClutchPoints....2020

James Harden stats

  • • Hornets announcers roast James Harden for 'dubious' quadruple-double
    Houston Rockets star James Harden had an unfortunate quadruple-double during Saturday’s game against the Charlotte Hornets, and the announcers let him have it. Known for putting up gaudy stats, Harden did it again in this game, scoring 30 points, dishing 14 assists and hauling down 10 rebounds. He also turned the ball over 10 times, and the reactions from the announcers calling this game were hila...2020
  • While Celtics focus on James Harden, Russell Westbrook scores 41 in Rockets win
    • While Celtics focus on James Harden, Russell Westbrook scores 41 in Rockets win
    Russell Westbrook scored 41 points and James Harden had 21....2020
  • Jazz defense no match for small-ball Rockets, James Harden scores 38 in win
    • Jazz defense no match for small-ball Rockets, James Harden scores 38 in win
    James Harden scored 38 points and Russell Westbrook had 34....2020
  • • Rockets' James Harden scores 47 points vs. Suns, passes Elgin Baylor for 4th on all-time 40-point games list
    Harden led the Rockets to a 139-125 win over the Suns...2019
  • • Harden hits 10 3's, scores 54 in blowout of Magic
    James Harden scored 54 points, hitting 10 of 15 3-pointers and 19 of 31 shots overall, in the Houston Rockets' 130-107 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night....2019
  • • James Harden scores 60 points in 31 minutes vs Hawks
      View this post on Instagram       A post shared by Houston Rockets (@houstonrockets) on Nov 30, 2019 at 7:24pm PST James Harden had himself a game on Saturday. Well, three quarters of a game. Playing 30 minutes and 41 seconds and then sitting out the fourth quarter, the superstar Rockets guard shot 16 of 24, including 8 of [...]...2019
  • • Harden scores 60 in 3 quarters of blowout win
    James Harden scored 60 points in just three quarters of Saturday's win over the Hawks. His 24 field goal attempts are the fewest ever in a 60-point game....2019
  • • James Harden scores 60 points in three quarters as Houston Rockets dominate Atlanta Hawks
    James Harden might have been able to catch Kobe Bryant's 81-point game if he'd needed to play in the fourth quarter...2019
  • • Can James Harden finally exorcise his playoff demons?
    James Harden just submitted one of the most impressive offensive campaigns in NBA history. He won his second straight scoring title (36.1 PPG), eight points higher than the second leading scoring scorer Paul George (28.0 PPG). He also became the sixth player ever (Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, Elgin Baylor, Rick Barry) to average 35 points per game or higher for a single season. H...2019
  • • NBA scores, highlights: Jimmy Butler booed as 76ers win in Minnesota; James Harden gets ninth 50-point game of season
    The NBA offers a nine-game slate on Saturday...2019

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  • • Despite recent feud, Giannis Antetokounmpo pays James Harden a big compliment
    Giannis Antetokounmpo has been tasked with defending some of the most explosive players in the NBA, and you may be surprised to learn which opponent he considers the most challenging to cover. Antetokounmpo and his girlfriend, Mariah Riddlesprigger, held a Q&A on Instagram live this week, and one fan asked who is the hardest player to guard in the NBA.  Giannis thought for a while before giving th...2020
  • • Watch: Ja Morant has trash talk for James Harden after 3-pointer
    Ja Morant had some extra motivation on Tuesday night. The rookie led his Memphis Grizzlies to a 121-110 win over the Houston Rockets. Morant had 26 points, five rebounds and eight assists in the game and made an impressive 10/11 field goals. He also went 3/4 on three-pointers and was sure to let James Harden know about that. After Harden failed to close out on a Morant 3-pointer, the rookie was se...2020
  • • Anthony Davis’ lack of signature shoe due to his ‘marketability’ issues?
    Anthony Davis is without question one of the most talented and complete players in the NBA, yet the superstar lacks a signature shoe the likes of LeBron James, Stephen Curry and James Harden, among others, boast. According to one sneaker industry insider, a few things are working against Davis when it comes to boasting a signature shoe line: The position he plays and not having a “marketable perso...2019
  • • DeMar DeRozan: James Harden ‘Could Score 100’
    If James Harden “put his mind to it,” he could score 100 points in a single game, according to DeMar DeRozan. DeRozan, who obviously hopes the scoring record isn’t reached against the Spurs tonight, says Harden’s mind-boggling numbers aren’t shocking, having watched his friend get buckets since they were California kids. Harden leads the NBA […] The post DeMar D...2019
  • Three Things to Know: James Harden, Chris Paul combine for 60 to lead rout of Clippers
    • Three Things to Know: James Harden, Chris Paul combine for 60 to lead rout of Clippers
    More impressive than the Rockets' offense was their defense, which smothered the Clippers....2019

Top James Harden news

  • • Sources: Rockets to file protest over Harden dunk
    The Rockets will file a protest of Tuesday's loss to the Spurs due to a James Harden dunk that should've counted, sources told ESPN....2019
  • • Rockets' protest of Harden missed dunk denied
    The NBA has denied the Rockets' protest after officials missed a James Harden dunk in a loss to the Spurs....2019
  • • NBA MVP Rankings: LeBron trails Giannis, yet clearly Lakers' most valuable player; James Harden on absurd run
    Everyone is still chasing Giannis Antetokounmpo, who's going for back-to-back MVPs...2020
  • • James Harden Claps Back at Giannis Antetokounmpo
    James Harden evidently wasn’t very amused by Giannis Antetokounmpo joking about why he picked Kemba Walker over him for his NBA All-Star squad earlier this month. Giannis added fuel to the fire by knocking Harden’s defensive abilities after the big game. Harden clapped back with a thinly-veiled shot at The Greek Freak’s game, alluding to […] The post James Harden Claps Back...2020
  • • James Harden says he's been studying 'The Last Dance,' is ready for NBA's return as long as it's 'safe'
    Harden has been paying close attention to the 10-part Jordan documentary...2020
  • • One trade the Houston Rockets need to make in the offseason
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  • • James Harden, Rockets go ice cold in blowout loss to Clippers, who expose Houston's lack of a Plan B
    This is one of the vulnerabilities that will always exist with the way Houston has constructed its roster...2020
  • • James Harden’s jersey hung in strip club after he spent $1 million in one night
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  • • James Harden, Russell Westbrook and a Houston Rockets team potentially facing the end of an era
    You could argue their realistic championship hopes sailed out of town the day they sent Chris Paul packing...2019
  • • James Harden responds to verbal jab from Giannis Antetokounmpo: 'I don't see what the joke is'
    Giannis didn't select Harden in the All-Star Game draft because he wanted 'somebody that is going to pass'...2020

James Harden videos

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James Harden fantasy rankings and news

  • • NBA DFS: James Harden and best picks for April 24 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2019
  • • NBA DFS: James Harden and best picks for April 22 FanDuel, DraftKings daily fantasy basketball lineups
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2019
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James Harden schedule, game

  • • Inside James Harden’s intense Phoenix boot camp to prepare for NBA return
    Houston Rockets superstar shooting guard James Harden has been training hard in Phoenix during the NBA hiatus. The former MVP says he’s been doing a lot of cardio, balance, stability and body control drills.  Kelly Iko of The Athletic details Harden’s regime here: “I’ve been doing a lot of cardio,” James Harden said. “I’ve got […] The post Inside James Harden’s intense Phoe...2020
  • • James Harden incident led to Kevin McHale’s firing, claims Josh Smith
    Ex-Houston Rockets head coach Kevin McHale’s decision to keep James Harden on the bench during Houston’s improbable comeback versus the L.A. Clippers in Game 6 of the 2016 Western Conference Semifinals helped deliver a key playoff victory—but it may have eventually cost McHale his job. Former Rockets forward Josh Smith—who sparked Houston’s memorable comeback with […] The p...2020
  • • James Harden challenges teams to attack him on defense
    James Harden has long had a reputation for being a weak player on defense, but that narrative is outdated. Harden has been among the tougher defenders in the league in post-up situations the past few seasons, including this year. And he’s heard all the jokes about teams trying to target him on defense. He dares them to do so. “Come try it, and the s— won’t work,” Harden told ESPN’s Tim MacMahon. M...2020
  • • NBA Buy or Sell: Rockets' small ball will work in playoffs; being the Greek Freak 'takes no skill at all'
    James Harden opened some eyes when saying Giannis Antetokounmpo's style of play requires no skill at all...2020
  • • NBA Buy or Sell: LeBron James mentoring players is good for league; Rockets' small ball will work in playoffs
    Also, did James Harden have a valid point when saying the Greek Freak's style of play requires no skill at all?...2020
  • • Uncommon James: Harden feels he's the NBA's best player
    James Harden believes he’s taken for granted around the basketball world, as he told Rachel Nichols of ESPN (Twitter link). “I feel like I’m the best player,” said the former Most Valuable Player, who once again leads the league in scoring. “Throughout the course of the year, I don’t see double teams for anybody else. Usually, you’ll see a double-team after a 50-point night or a 60-point night. I ...2020
  • • CJ McCollum weighs in on Giannis Antetokounmpo-James Harden feud
    CJ McCollum has jumped into the fray of the burgeoning Giannis Antetokounmpo-James Harden beef. The Portland Trail Blazers star did so by coming to the defense of the Milwaukee Bucks superstar. The feud between the Greek Freak and the Beard — or at least the latest iteration of it — all started with Giannis shading Harden by selecting Kemba Walker over the Houston Rockets superstar in the 2020 NBA...2020
  • • Rockets to fully guarantee fourth season of P.J. Tucker’s contract
    The Rockets are planning to fully guarantee the fourth season of P.J. Tucker's contract, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. Tucker’s salary of $7.97M will now be completely guaranteed for the 2020-21 season, with the veteran forward accepting a larger role in Houston’s rotation following the trade deadline last week. Only $2.57M was originally guaranteed. Tucker, who turns 35 in May, wil...2020
  • • NBA DFS: James Harden and best FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for Feb. 4, 2020
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James Harden rumors, scandals

  • • Bradley Beal, James Harden almost traded for each other in 2012
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  • • DeMar DeRozan: James Harden ‘Could Score 100’
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  • • It's official: Houston has a problem with referees in Game 1
    James Harden and the Rockets found themselves at the center of attention in the NBA Sunday, coming up short against the Warriors in a 104-100 road loss in Game 1. Harden struggled shooting the ball and finished just 9-of-28 from the field, partially a product of several questionable non-calls on his attempted three-pointers. Of the 28 shots Harden attempted, 16 of them were from 3-point range. The...2019

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