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The Houston Rockets have found the face of their franchise. Despite not being able to take advantage of the weaker-than-usual Oklahoma City Thunder in the playoffs, the Rockets feel that they are a team on the rise.
Last off-season, the initial thought was that Jeremy Lin was imported to Texas to give the Rockets a brand to anchor their logo on.
That did not exactly work out as James Harden rode into town and took over both on and off the court.
Harden’s combo platter of charisma and skill have rendered him a big time player.
As Houston moves on to seek new pieces to their puzzle, Harden says that he is ready to recruit free agents to help their cause.
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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.
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James Harden has been playing for the Houston Rockets despite being ill.
The Rockets guard scored 31 points in a surprising Game 5 win over the Thunder in Oklahoma City on Wednesday night, which was extremely impressive considering he was sick and later diagnosed with strep throat.
Harden still played in Game 6 despite the illness.
During Game 6, ESPN’s Holly Rowe reported that...
James Harden plans to be an active member of the Houston Rockets' recruiting efforts this summer.
"Hell, yeah," Harden said. "There's a lot of good options out there."
Asked specifically about the Los Angeles Lakers' Dwight Howard, Harden broke into a smile and added: "Maybe. Possibly."
The Rockets will have max-level cap space to utilize this summer.
The young Rockets are eager to see what they can do in James Harden's second season in Houston.
The Rockets reached the playoffs for the first time since 2009 and battled back from a 3-0 deficit before being eliminated by the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 6.
Harden was traded to the Rockets just days before the season opener, leaving him little time to bond with his teammates...
Could the Rockets make a run at Dwight Howard?credit: redsarmy.com
After being bounced by the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the NBA Playoffs, it’s time for the Houston Rockets to focus on how they can improve their roster this summer.
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Over the past few years, both the New York Knicks and Houston Rockets believe that they got their franchise players in Carmelo Anthony and James Harden. Both played a hefty price tag for the player that they hope will take them to a championship level, and both players have put some pretty big scoring numbers as of late.
If you had your choice at building around...
Houston Rockets forward Chandler Parsons took a shot right to the sweet spot from Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant, yikes.
The Houston Rockets were hoping to have a chance to make history by becoming the first team to overcome a 0-3 deficit and win a series. With the exception of Game One they only lost by 3 in Game Two and Three so it wasn't all that far-fetched.
When Chandler Parsons took this pass from James Harden and slammed it down to give Houston an early lead it was certainly looking good...
The first round of the 2013 NBA playoffs wrapped up last night, with one game 7 on the schedule as the Brooklyn Nets fell to the Chicago Bulls in a tough one. Man ! I really wanted to see the Miami Heat come to Brooklyn(I’m a Brooklyn native) as if the Nets were to advance they would of played them *Shrugs* On a good note, the New York Knicks advanced for the first time...
It wasn’t easy, but the Oklahoma City Thunder found a way to eliminate James Harden and the Houston Rockets in the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs. Kevin Durant dropped 27 points, 18 in the second half, as Oklahoma City won 103-94. Even though Durant did his thing, it wasn’t his game that really [...]