Found May 19, 2012 on Holdout Sports:
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard James Harden made a steal and shot a 3-pointer in one fourth quarter sequence during Friday night's Game 3 of their NBA Western Conference semifinal series against the Los Angeles Lakers. As the Lakers called a timeout, ESPN cut to a James Harden fan wearing his jersey, headband and beard who was pretty excited after the play.



Harden scored 21 points off the bench, but the Thunder lost to the Lakers 99-96.

H/T Sports Grid.
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