With the 2012-2013 NBA season officially one week old, it's now time to present our initial musings, observations, and proclamations on all things around the league:
#1 Oklahoma City GM Sam Presti could have used a “Chemistry Consultant” prior to trading away James Harden because the 1-2 Thunder have struggled to replace Harden's production off the bench as a primary scoring option/playmaker.
Harden, an early-season MVP favorite, has demonstrated that his abilities are even greater than the potential he showed as the first option coming off the Thunder's bench.
Exploding for a combined 82 points in his first two games with the Rockets, Harden currently is averaging a league-best 35 points a night. It will be interesting to see if the Arizona State product can sustain this level of offensive explosiveness throughout the grueling 82-game schedule, while still playing starter's minutes.
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