Found January 14, 2013 on
Backyard Sports Blog:
James Harden might be the best thing to ever happened to the Houston Rockets. He proved it Saturday night when he did a behind the back and between the legs crossover to fool Jrue Holiday of the 76ers. The announcer appropriately called it an all-star caliber move. The Rockets did however lose the game 107-100 behind 29 points from Harden. Video below.
Anyone remember when Harden high fived his nonexistent teammate. Haha, classic.
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James Harden took it back to the playground against the Sixers on Saturday. The Rockets guard went behind his back and then between his legs on a crossover dribble to shake Jrue Holiday on a fastbreak in the fourth quarter.
That’s the kind of move you expect to see in some And 1 game, not during an NBA contest. Who even thinks of doing that on the fly?
Harden finished with 29...
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