Found January 12, 2013 on
Next Impulse Sports:
When leading a 1-on-5 fast break, conventional wisdom would tell most players to pull up and wait for teammates to catch up. Most players are not James Harden though. Midway through the fourth quarter of Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia 76ers, Harden went coast-to-coast by himself, first putting Jrue Holiday and Thaddeus Young on skates, before scoring over Jason Richardson. To top off the play, Harden managed to elicit a technical foul from center Spencer Hawes. Dorrell Wright, the lone Sixer who wasn’t embarrassed by Harden’s drive, could only watch in disbelief. However, the Sixers got the last laugh, beating the Rockets 107-100.
Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
We here at That NBA Lottery Pick love crossover moves and during Saturday's Rockets/76ers game, Houston guard James Harden pulled off an incredible one.Watch as James not only goes behind-his-back but goes between-the-legs to get the cup for the tough lay-up:
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.
James Harden is averaging 26.5 points per game this season, after being acquired by the Houston Rockets from the Oklahoma City Thunder.
With this play 'The Beard' had on Saturday night against the Philadelphia 76ers, you get a pretty good idea of why he's putting up nearly 30 points a game:
Incredible between-the-legs move and then finishes with an and-one...
The Celtics, currently on a four game win streak, will play the second game of a five game home stand tonight when they face the Houston Rockets. The Rockets are 21-15 and seem to know what they're doing. James Harden has been hot lately, and Lin has evolved into a solid point guard. I think the Celtics can win tonight, but they'll have to play much better than they did on...
PHILADELPHIA -- Jrue Holiday had 30 points and nine assists Saturday night as the Philadelphia 76ers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 107-100 victory over the Houston Rockets. Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers (16-22), who had also dropped 16 of their previous 21 games. Jason Richardson scored 16 points, and Evan Turner had 12 points, seven rebounds...
PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia 76ers needed a meeting of the minds. They needed a victory more. One day after holding a team meeting, the Sixers snapped their five-game losing streak with a 107-100 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday night behind Jrue Holiday's 30 points and nine assists. Thaddeus Young added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Sixers (16-22), who...
Houston fans were pretty confident coming into this game. They were even calling this match a trap game, although the Celtics had won four straight coming in. As the confidence started to die, the true colors started to come out as fans seemed to cannibalize the team, saying James Harden is there only good player and
Jeremy Lin can't score.
Greg Smith tells KG his...
Rockets coach Kevin McHale defended his former protégé Kevin Garnett for his role in the altercation this week with Carmelo Anthony.
“So some guy says, “I’m going to kick your read end” or “What have you got” or ‘You can’t guard me,” all of a sudden in our politically correct world, that’s bad?” McHale asked. “If you heard half the stuff we used to say....
Paul Pierce scored 16 of his 23 points in the second half and Kevin Garnett added 17 points and four blocks Friday night as the Boston Celtics nearly blew a 17-point lead before pulling away late in a 103-91 victory over the Houston Rockets.
The Celtics extended their season-high winning streak to five games, but only after surviving a 12-0 run that pulled the Rockets within two...
After spending most of the last three weeks on the road, the struggling Philadelphia 76ers are hoping to make the most of a heavy slate of home games.
The 76ers try to avoid losing six straight for the first time in three seasons as they open a stretch of 12 of 13 at home Saturday night against a Houston Rockets team coming off back-to-back losses.
Philadelphia (15-22) enters the...
Houston Rockets (21-15) at Boston Celtics (18-17) Friday, January 11, 20137:30 PM ET Regular Season Game #36, Home Game #18TV: CSN-NE, CSN-H, NBA-LP 752(HOU)/753(BOS)Radio: WEEI, KBMETD GardenReferees: Bill Kennedy, Tony Brown, Olandis Poole
The Celtics host Kevin Mchale the Houston Rockets, looking to avenge
their earlier loss and to keep their season...
The Boston Celtics beat the Houston Rockets 103-91
CelticsLife Game Recap
Kevin Garnett: 17 Points, 8 Rebounds
KG gave us all we wanted offensively, and on the boards, but his defense was the star tonight. His efforts were crucial to slowing down the Houston Rockets, one of the best offensive teams in the league. He especially shined in the fourth...
The Celtics uploaded this Kevin McHale special tonight as he returns to Boston coaching the Rockets.