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Houston Rockets: Playoff Check-Up

Despite the debacle that was Game 4, the Houston Rockets are on the brink of advancing to the second round of the NBA Playoffs for just the second time since the halcyon days of Hakeem and Clyde. However, let’s not mince words about that aforementioned debacle. That was brutal to watch. So what, if anything, can we learn from it, and how can Houston make sure that it doesn’t...
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Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks

The first round of playoffs has begun, and the Houston Rockets have already taken a lead against the Dallas Mavericks. The first game of the series was a great game, and we got to see all sorts of enjoyable basketball. As a whole I would say this series is going to be very exciting. Harden is a monster James Harden is looking good early on in this series Though his defense is...
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Houston Rockets: First Round Preview

It’s finally here. The NBA postseason has arrived, after what feels like one of the most injury-plagued seasons in recent memory (at least where the big names are concerned). The Houston Rockets had plenty of injury troubles of their own, but will still enter the playoffs as the 2nd seed in the Western Conference, thanks to some fortuitous outcomes on the very last day of the season...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuban: Harden is MVP, Rockets are not very good

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is the latest person to express their opinion on the debate regarding who should win the hotly-contested NBA MVP race. It’s Cuban’s contention that Houston Rockets superstar James harden should win it. Keeping in mind Cuban’s willingness to move the needle as it concerns public debate and his penchant for...Read More The post Mark Cuban: James...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ill-conceived — or clever — headline makes for easy James Harden poop joke (pic)

Either the headline writers at the Houston Chronicle are scatological wisenheimers or simply missed an extremely obvious poop joke in headline about the Houston Rockets’ playoff seeding in the Western Conference. Courtesy of a 56-26 record — and coming up on top over the Los Angeles Clippers in a tiebreaker — the Rockets have earned...Read More The post Ill-conceived — or...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden: 'I feel as though I am the MVP'

Shortly after indicating he’d prefer not to discuss such matters, Houston Rockets superstar James Harden laid it all out on the line and declared that he is the NBA’s Most Valuable Player. “I feel as though I am the MVP,” Harden said via’s Fran Blinebury. “I think the MVP is the most valuable player...Read More The post James Harden puts it out there: ‘I feel...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden doesn’t want to discuss possible MVP award, scoring title

James Harden has done a practically superhuman job leading the Houston Rockets (53-24) to near the top of the Western Conference standings, especially given the lengthy absence of center Dwight Howard. Even though the Rockets cannot catch the Golden State Warriors (63-15) for the West’s top seed, the team still has plenty of work left...Read More The post James Harden doesn...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

An identity in flux: Harden and the collective consciousness

Who is James Harden, really? I’ve spent the better part of the last fortnight trying to solve this riddle and have come to the conclusion that the answer is perpetually..... The post An Identity In Flux: James Harden And The Collective Consciousness appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking a closer look at James Harden's 50-point outburst

Houston Rockets shooting guard James Harden exploded for a career-high 50 points Thursday night in a 118-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets. But the bigger story was how the MVP candidate reached the half-century mark, not that he simply achieved such an impressive number. Harden was his typical self, slashing into the lane and drawing fouls. Yes, he received a few superstar...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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