Found April 29, 2013 on The Sports Blitz:
PLAYERS: James Harden
TEAMS: Houston Rockets
Recently the NBA named Indiana Pacers swingman Paul George the 2012-2013 Most Improved Player of the Year. With all due respect to George and his wonderful season, many knowledgeable NBA fans believed voters should have swung their attention to the recent movements in Houston. After a sub-par season in 2012, the Rockets needed to make a splash in the offseason and were looking for a reliable scorer.... Read more
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