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Harden, Wall & Westbrook Chasing the NBA Turnover Record

Posted on 9 Nov, 2016, by in NBA

One of the underrated stat races going on early this season isn’t one any player wants to win. Russell Westbrook, John Wall and James Harden are on pace to set a new turnover-per-season record, and it doesn’t seem like they’re slowing down. More

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2016-17 NBA MVP Candidates: LeBron, Durant, Curry, Kawhi, Harden & Westbrook

Posted on 1 Nov, 2016, by in Featured, NBA

Three or four games into the NBA season, it’s easy to identify the MVP candidates already, whether by looking at impressive statistics, or just by knowing who’s good and who isn’t. More

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NBA Rumors: Houston Rockets in a Problem When James Harden Isn’t Playing

Posted on 27 Oct, 2016, by in NBA

The beginning of the Mike D’Antoni era with the Houston Rockets was also the first game for James Harden as an official point guard. In terms of statistics, unsurprisingly, it was terrific for him on an individual level. As a team? The Rockets lost, and showed some issues that could stick with them for more than just the opening game. More

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NBA Rumors: Thunder, Rockets & Pelicans Start the Season With a Very Different Vibe

Posted on 25 Sep, 2016, by in NBA

The Oklahoma City Thunder, Houston Rockets and New Orleans Pelicans start training camp for the 2016-2017 season early because they take part in the NBA Global Games series. One team built around the staying Russell Westbrook, the other with Anthony Davis at the center, and the third with James Harden. The expectations from this season aren’t that different, but there’s an obvious difference in atmosphere surrounding the organizations. More

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NBA Rumors: Rockets, James Harden Haven’t Changed That Much

Posted on 24 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Change the head coach, bring in new players. Some things can’t change, and any team with James Harden on board completely relies on his ability, and his motivation to change as a leader and basketball players. To make a long story short: Hold your horses on the Houston Rockets completely transforming, and doing a whole lot better than last season. More

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Houston Rockets Season Preview: Mike D’Antoni, Changing James Harden, Saving Daryl Morey

Posted on 16 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

Going through something of an overhaul this summer, the Houston Rockets have a new head coach in Mike D’Antoni, bringing in a very different basketball philosophy to what the team’s star, James Harden, has gotten used to. Daryl Morey, from his position, can’t afford another season like last year. At some point, his job will be on the line too. More

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Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Kevin Durant or LeBron James: Who Will Win the MVP?

Posted on 11 Aug, 2016, by in Featured

The main candidates to win the MVP next season: Obviously Stephen Curry, with two in a row behind him. Kevin Durant, who’ll now be a teammate to Curry on the Golden State Warriors. Surely James Harden, who has a solo show going on with the Houston Rockets. And as usual LeBron James is also in the mix, but it’ll probably another season of him taking it a bit easy at time during the regular season. And of course, it’s impossible to forget about Russell Westbrook, without anyone “stealing” his spotlight and possessions, ready to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder on an angry F U tour, directed at a certain player and team. More

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Houston Rockets: The Battle Between James Harden & Mike D’Antoni Paradigms

Posted on 7 Aug, 2016, by in NBA

The biggest question heading into next season for the Houston Rockets: Whose team is it going to be? James Harden, or Mike D’Antoni? Different styles, and possibly very different outcomes. More

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What If: The Chris Paul Trade That Never Happened, The James Harden Trade That Did

Posted on 27 Jul, 2016, by in Featured

Two of the biggest What If in the 2010’s among NBA stories happen to be two trades: One that happened, as the Oklahoma City Thunder gave up James Harden to the Houston Rockets; and one that didn’t, when the league cancelled the trade sending Chris Paul from the New Orleans Hornets to the Los Angeles Lakers. More

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James Harden Defense: Good or Bad? It’s Complicated

Posted on 22 Jul, 2016, by in NBA

One of the more popular memes in the NBA is making fun of James Harden and his defense, which often ruins possessions for the Houston Rockets, as his legs get glued to the floor, and he watches a ball handler blow by him for an easy two points. More