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Texas Notes: Harden, D’Antoni, Aldridge, Nowitzki

All-star guard James Harden believes the Rockets boosted their chances to win a title by adding free agents Joe Johnson and Brandan Wright, relays Alex Kennedy of HoopsHype. Both signed with Houston this week after reaching buyout agreements, adding depth to a roster that has the league’s best record at the break.“Those are experienced vets who both have playoff experience,” Harden...
Via Hoops Rumors
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Harden leads Rockets to 10th straight victory

The Houston Rockets cannot stop winning. And James Harden is right at the center of it all. But that’s not all. Wednesday night, the Rockets would win their 10th consecutive ballgame. Moreover, they would take a half-game lead over the Golden State Warriors for first out west.“Houston led by as many as 17, but the Kings got within striking distance several times in the fourth quarter...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden would pick Chris Paul first in All-Star draft

James Harden certainly knows how to show love to a teammate.Harden was asked in an interview with Complex whom he would select with his top pick if he were a captain for the All-Star Game. His answer was one of his teammates.“If I had the first pick, I would pick Chris Paul,” Harden told Complex. “He’s not on the All-Star team, but he should be.”True, Paul did not make the All-Star...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden dishes great no-look, between-the-legs dime

Rockets star James Harden can do it all.We know he can score, as well as any player in the league, and he’s also not afraid to get his hands dirty fighting for rebounds. Not only that, his passing ability is nothing to scoff at, either, and you’ll want to watch a sick dime he dished out during Sunday’s game against the Mavericks.Harden worked the pick and roll with Clint Capela on...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike D’Antoni addresses Steve Kerr’s tweet about James Harden

Mike D’Antoni does not think too much about Steve Kerr’s deleted tweet about James Harden.The Houston Rockets head coach spoke with the media before Saturday night’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers and was asked about Kerr’s tweet. D’Antoni brushed it aside as no big deal. And when it came to the issue of whether or not Harden was traveling on the play, D’Antoni said no. Here...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr won’t be disciplined for critical NBA tweet

The Golden State Warriors are riding high. But head coach Steve Kerr would almost find himself in hot water.In a tweet not meant for the public, Kerr would criticize the lack of enforcement regarding traveling calls.“It’s an embarrassment. I think the league is so happy with all the scoring that it doesn’t want to enforce stuff like that.”Oops.To his credit, however, Kerr would own...
Via The Sports Post
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Kerr reportedly will not be disciplined by NBA for tweet

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr looks like he will be able to get a break from the league for his tweet sent on Thursday night.Kerr tweeted in response to a highlight of James Harden where he thought the Houston Rockets guard had traveled.“It’s an embarrassment. I think the league is so happy with all the scoring that it doesn’t want to enforce stuff like that,” he tweeted...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden records 1st 60-pt triple-double in NBA history

On Tuesday night, James Harden did something truly special.So special, in fact, that he is now in a league of his own.Against the Orlando Magic, Houston’s superstar would finish with 60 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. Not only did the Rockets win (114-107), but Harden became the first player in NBA history to record a 60-point triple-double. Additionally, he would also break...
Via The Sports Post
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter reacts to James Harden’s historic triple-double

James Harden posted a stat line for the ages on Tuesday, prompting some great reactions across social media.During the Rockets’ 114-107 victory over the Magic, Harden had a franchise-record 60 points to go along with 10 rebounds and 11 assists. He also had four steals for good measure. Harden became the first player in NBA history to record a 60-point triple-double.Below are just...
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden: I’ve never been this confident

The Houston Rockets are 7-3 over their last 10 games, and are a splendid 32-12 on the season. That still places them 3.5 games behind the Golden State Warriors, but if anyone can give them a run in the west, it’s Houston. After all, they did just win the season series over Golden State. But at the center of it all? James Harden.And he’s never felt this good before.“We’re for real...
Via The Sports Post
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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