Posted December 01, 2012 on AP on Fox
James Harden's worst offensive performance for the Houston Rockets came last week against the Utah Jazz. His latest display wasn't much better, but a home-heavy stretch could be just what he needs. Harden tries to bounce back and lead the Rockets to a fifth straight home win Saturday night against the Jazz. Harden is among the NBA's scoring leaders at 24.5 points per game, but he mustered a season-low six points while going 1 for 6 from the floor in a 102-91 loss at Utah (9-8) on Nov. 19. He struggled again in his first road game since, missing 13 of 16 field goals as the Rockets fell 120-98 to Oklahoma City on Wednesday - hours after the team attended the funeral of coach Kevin McHale's daughter, Sasha, in Minneapolis. Harden, who finished with 17 points in his first game against his former team, has made just 30.3 percent of his shots while averaging 18.0 points during Houston's five-game road losing streak. Fortunately for the league's reigning Sixth Man of the Year, six of...
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