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Beyond The Buzzer:
James Harden said back in December that he had already begun recruiting free agents to Houston, making the point that nowadays you need “two or even more” stars to win the championship. When asked about it again following the Rockets’ first round series loss to the Thunder, Harden said he’ll will indeed be active in recruiting free agents this summer.
According to Marc Stein, ESPN:
On his way out of the building, furthermore, Harden told ESPN.com that he intends to be an active member of the Rockets’ recruiting efforts this summer.
“Hell, yeah,” Harden said. “There’s a lot of good options out there.”
Asked specifically about the Lakers’ Howard, with the Rockets widely regarded as the team with the best shot of stealing him away from L.A., Harden broke into a smile and added: “Maybe. Possibly.”
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