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  • • James Harden reveals what Rockets need big time to win championship
    The Houston Rockets logged another impressive victory against a LeBron James-less Los Angeles Lakers on Friday, 113-97. Despite the W, Rockets superstar James Harden was not in the mood to sit on their laurels just yet. In his post-game interview, Harden emphasized the importance of Houston’s defense moving forward: “Our goal is to defend at […] The post James Harden reveals what...2020
  • • VIDEO: Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma swats James Harden’s layup attempt
    It’s no doubt that Kyle Kuzma has been one of the brightest stars for the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA season restart so far. The Lakers forward opened up tonight’s game against the Houston Rockets with a massive defensive play against James Harden. Harden is one of the slickest attackers in the league right […] The post VIDEO: Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma swats James Harden’s...2020
  • • What’s impressive about Giannis Antetokounmpo, James Harden rivalry, per Austin Rivers
    There’s a brewing rivalry between Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks and James Harden of the Houston Rockets. While die-hard fans of respective teams have been clashing heads to defend their stars, Austin Rivers reveals what really goes on between the two on the court. Rivers recently appeared on the Load Management podcast where he […] The post What’s impressive about ...2020
  • • Allen Iverson reveals why he’s collaborating with Rockets star James Harden on signature shoe
    Allen Iverson and Houston Rockets star James Harden have partnered to produce a collaboration between Adidas and Reebok for the new Question Mid “OG Meets OG.” The bold black-and-red pattern pays homage to the Rockets star and league’s leading scorer, a title Iverson held four times during his playing career. Speaking with GQ Magazine, Iverson […] The post Allen Iverson reveals why he&...2020
  • • Rockets’ James Harden sends strong message to critics after stopping Giannis Antetokounmpo
    Fans and pundits were quick to praise Houston Rockets superstar James Harden after putting on an uncharacteristic defensive clinic against reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks on Sunday. But as far as The Beard is concerned, there was nothing out of the ordinary of his performance that led to the Rockets’ 120-116 statement […] The post Rockets’ James Harden sends s...2020
  • • VIDEO: James Harden shuts down Giannis Antetokounmpo as Rockets beats Bucks with defense
    Houston Rockets superstar James Harden put on a marvelous defensive display against Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo on Sunday. Yes, you read that right. The bearded guard, often criticized for his lack of effort on D, just shut down the reigning MVP in the closing minutes of their highly-competitive match. Harden put the clamps on […] The post VIDEO: James Harden shuts down G...2020
  • • Put some respect on James Harden’s defense
    It’s no secret that James Harden is a prolific scorer. In fact, the Houston Rockets All-Star is currently leading the NBA in points per game with 34.4. This has led many to label him strictly as an offensive threat, but The Beard is also proving his defensive prowess inside the Orlando bubble. In Houston’s first […] The post Put some respect on James Harden’s defense appear...2020
  • • James Harden has revelation about chemistry with Russell Westbrook
    James Harden and Russell Westbrook may have had their differences in the past, but the Houston Rockets teammates seem to be getting on just fine inside the Orlando bubble. Harden and Westbrook combined for 55 points, 15 assists and 13 rebounds in a 120-116 victory over Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks. The Beard was […] The post James Harden has revelation about chemistry with R...2020
  • • Rockets star James Harden passes David Robinson to become NBA’s top lefty scorer of all time
    Houston Rockets superstar James Harden added another feather to his cap on Sunday, as he led his team to a very impressive victory against the league-best Milwaukee Bucks, 120-116. The former MVP dropped another 24 points on Sunday, and in the process, surpassed the great David Robinson for the best all-time scorer by a left-handed […] The post Rockets star James Harden passes David Robinson...2020
  • • Rockets’ James Harden takes a page out of LeBron James, deactivates Instagram account
    James Harden was on point again for the Houston Rockets on Sunday, as they took down the league-best Milwaukee Bucks in a hard-fought encounter, 120-116. One of the reasons why Harden has been so tremendous since the season restart might juts be attributed to the former MVP’s decision to take a social media hiatus — […] The post Rockets’ James Harden takes a page out of LeB...2020

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James Harden injury and suspension

  • • James Harden, Russell Westbrook react to Eric Gordon injury
    Injured Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon knows he’s got his teammates to back him up no matter the situation. Fellow Rockets stars James Harden and Russell Westbrook have shown their support for Gordon’s recovery and reassured fans that they are still on top of their game.  The 6-foot-3 Rockets star, who has been ailing a […] The post James Harden, Russell Westbrook react to Eric Gord...2020
  • • 3 Rockets who benefited the most from the NBA hiatus
    Led by MVPs James Harden and Russell Westbrook, the Houston Rockets were in sixth place in the Western Conference standings before the 2019-20 season got suspended. The team had 40 wins and defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves in the final game before Rudy Gobert’s positive COVID-19 test. Rust is clearly going to be a factor for […] The post 3 Rockets who benefited the most from the NBA...2020
  • • 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

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James Harden trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • The evolution of the James Harden-Giannis Antetokounmpo feud
    Since Antetokounmpo defeated Harden in the 2019 MVP race, the two superstars have traded verbal jabs -- some more subtle than others....2020
  • • How do Russell Westbrook and James Harden coexist on the court?
    One particular trade deal during the 2019 NBA off-season, amongst many, shook the entire basketball industry. Two offensive masterminds and league MVP’s were bound to reunite in Clutch City: 2018 NBA MVP James Harden and 2017 NBA MVP Russell Westbrook. It leads to an obvious question by many NBA fans: What does the Russell Westbrook […] The post How do Russell Westbrook and James Harden coex...2020
  • • 5 stars the Rockets can trade for this offseason
    The Houston Rockets are in win-now mode with James Harden and Russell Westbrook in the middle of their primes. With their superstar backcourt both above 30, their championship window may be on borrowed time. Currently sitting at sixth in the Western Conference, it’s arguable that they are slowly slipping away from the upper echelon of […] The post 5 stars the Rockets can trade for this...2020
  • • REPORT: Rockets could look to sign Tyler Johnson to help James Harden, Russell Westbrook
    The Houston Rockets are reportedly looking to sign free agent guard Tyler Johnson to bolster their All-Star backcourt featuring former NBA MVPs Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reported that the Rockets, along with the Los Angeles Lakers and Los Angeles Clippers, are interested in inking the 6-foot-3 combo guard […] The post REPORT: Rockets could l...2020
  • • Craziest Houston Rockets trade rumors ever
    The Houston Rockets have been involved in a number of blockbuster trade deals throughout the history of the franchise. In 2012, they brought in James Harden from the Oklahoma City Thunder, and he has turned out to be the face of the franchise for many years. More recently, the Rockets brought in Chris Paul in […] The post Craziest Houston Rockets trade rumors ever appeared first on ClutchPoi...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
  • • 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 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

James Harden kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Rockets’ James Harden reveals why his trip to Orlando bubble was delayed
    Houston Rockets star James Harden has finally joined his team in Orlando, noting that “family issues” delayed his arrival, per Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. Houston Rockets star James Harden says his delay in getting to Orlando was due to “family issues.” — Chris Haynes (@ChrisBHaynes) July 16, 2020 Earlier reports noted that Harden did […] The post Rockets’ James Har...2020
  • James Harden goes through first practice, says he was delayed for “family reasons”
    • James Harden goes through first practice, says he was delayed for “family reasons”
    James Harden was back on the basketball court Friday and he looked happy to be there....2020
  • • Harden rejoins Rockets for first bubble practice
    NBA scoring leader James Harden of the Houston Rockets practiced with his team for the first time in more than four months Thursday, saying his arrival at the league's restart bubble at Walt Disney World was delayed by family issues....2020
  • • 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

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
  • • Harden says mask was not a political statement
    Rockets star James Harden says the "Thin Blue Line" mask he wore Thursday was not meant as a political statement....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’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
  • • 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
  • • Allen Iverson reveals why he’s collaborating with Rockets star James Harden on signature shoe
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  • • 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 schedule, game

  • • NBA DFS: James Harden and top FanDuel, DraftKings daily Fantasy basketball picks for August 2, 2020
    Mike McClure, a DFS pro with almost $2 million in career earnings, gives optimal lineup advice...2020
  • • James Harden, Russell Westbrook combine for 80 points, provide blueprint for deep Rockets playoff run
    There wasn't much defense played in Houston's win over the Mavericks, but Houston is all about outscoring opponents...2020
  • • Rockets star James Harden arrives in Orlando
    James Harden is ready to lead the Houston Rockets to a strong playoff push once the season resumes at Disney World in Orlando, Florida. The Beard entered the bubble in style on Tuesday, rocking a nice white sleeved-shirt, camouflage-inspired shorts and a camping hat. The Beard has arrived in Orlando. (via @HoustonRockets)pic.twitter.com/EMT4EcR7fq — ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) […] ...2020
  • • Patrick Beverley reveals he’s treating every defensive matchup like Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, LeBron James
    Los Angeles Clippers combo guard Patrick Beverley is going to treat every defensive matchup down in Orlando as if he’s guarding Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, LeBron James and James Harden. The Clippers’ defensive ace spoke about his defensive mentality with Whistle Sports: "Every team I play, I'm playing them like Golden State when they had […] The post Patrick Beverley re...2020
  • • Is Daryl Morey or James Harden more responsible for the Rockets’ playoff failures?
    Not too long ago, a picture surfaced of Houston Rockets superstar James Harden looking trim. Harden, known for a muscular nut hefty physique, appeared to have dropped 20 pounds while preparing for the NBA restart. While his frame previously allowed him to dominate opponents offensively, it hasn’t translated to playoff success. Maybe this is Harden […] The post Is Daryl Morey or James H...2020
  • • 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

James Harden rumors, scandals

  • Report: Rockets star James Harden ‘feeling fine,’ might travel with Russell Westbrook
    • Report: Rockets star James Harden ‘feeling fine,’ might travel with Russell Westbrook
    When Russell Westbrook revealed he had coronavirus, speculation immediately turned to the Rockets' other star who also didn't travel with the team to Disney World....2020
  • • 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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