Jan 10, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Injured Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) applauds from the bench during the second quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers at Toyota Center. Erik Williams-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Rockets could be getting James Harden back just in time for a big game.

Coach Mike D’Antoni said Sunday that there is a chance the Rockets will get Harden back as soon as Thursday, when they face the Golden State Warriors.

Harden has pretty much hit the timetable at which he was supposed to be re-evaluated, and apparently things are progressing well enough for D’Antoni to voice this as a possibility. The Warriors have surpassed the Rockets for the best record in the league, so it’s safe to say that matchup would be a big one for Harden to return for.

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