Found February 24, 2013 on Taking Bad Schotz:
This article will take a look at the top six (after a lot of thought, I couldn’t make it top five and leave any of these players off of this list) players to build an NBA franchise around starting next season. 6. James Harden, Houston Rockets Photo Credit: AP Photo The Rockets finally got their franchise player in Harden, and with a few additional pieces, Houston could find its way deep into the Western Conference playoffs. At the young age of 23, Harden is 5th in the NBA in scoring, 10th in PER, and 1st in best beard (I mean seriously, how does someone get that beard at 23?!?). The shooting guard out of Arizona State is also averaging nearly 6 apg and 5 rpg, proving that he can do it all. Harden’s value is also shown in his EWA (Estimated Wins Added) of 13.0 wins, ranking him third in that category behind LeBron James and Kevin Durant. 5. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers Photo Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports Its really sad to see Irving waste his talent in Cleveland, as th...
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