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Kyrie Irving perfect from floor as Team USA tunes up vs. Dominican Republic

  Kyrie Irving made all five shots and scored 12 points starting in place of Derrick Rose, and the U.S. national basketball team beat the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game. James Harden also scored 12 in limited playing time for the Americans, who used their subs for most of the second half. Rudy Gay and DeMar DeRozan each scored 13 points. Rose...
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ESPN Says Kobe Not a Top Ten SG This Season

  With the NBA season on the horizon, ESPN is doing their annual projections for the upcoming season. The most recent projection takes a look at who the top ten shooting guards in the league will be based on Wins Above Replacement (WARP) during the 2014-15 NBA season. The system basically takes a player, and calculates how many more wins they give their team over an average player...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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James Harden Is the Best According to James Harden

Two years into his career with the Houston Rockets. All-NBA first team guard, hall of fame beard owner and core piece to the USA mens basketball team James Harden says he’s the best in the league. No really. Here’s what he had to say in an interview with ESPN. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren’t, but in your mind, who is the best basketball...
Via Hooped Up
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James Harden Wants to be Team USA’s Leader

James Harden has done a lot of confident talking this offseason. It came out that he wanted to be a lockdown defender which is the best joke I have heard all summer, he said that he was the best player in the world, and now this. He is ready to be the leader of Team USA: “I think these past couple of years have prepared myself for this situation, seeing how I can lead a team in...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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James Harden's the best basketball player alive, according to James Harden

James Harden has a lot of things going for him. Two-time All-Star. The 2012 NBA sixth man of the year award. A plum spot on the national team. That poppin' fresh beard. And confidence. Lots and lots of confidence.  When ESPN.com's Scoop Jackson asked the Team USA member to name his pick for the best basketball player alive right now, the hirstute Houston Rockets guard didn...
Via Fox Sports
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James Harden says he's the best basketball player alive

In an interview with ESPN, Houston Rockets star James Harden said what many NBA players think about themselves. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren't, but in your mind, who is the best basketball player alive right now? Harden: Myself. Scoop: That's what I was about to say, "including you." You made that sound like it...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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James Harden believes he's the best player alive

It’s hardly surprising that an NBA player, who by virtue is one of the best basketball players on the planet by belonging to such an esteemed fraternity of professionals, would have a large if not inflated ego. It would be difficult to reach such heights in any chosen profession without a deep and profound belief […] The post James Harden believes he’s the best basketball player...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
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James Harden Says He’s The Best Basketball Player Alive Right Now

In order to be at the top of your game, you have to believe you are the best. So, when I hear an athlete has been asked who the best player is, I don’t have a problem if they say, “I am.” In a recent ESPN interview, that’s exactly what Rockets two-guard James Harden said: Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren’t, but in your mind, who is the...
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James Harden says he’s the best basketball player alive in interview

One of the fun questions to think about as a basketball fan is who is the best player currently alive and if you happen to ask Houston Rockets star James Harden, he’ll go with himself. Recently, Harden sat down with ESPN’s Scoop Jackson for an interview and when Scoop posed the question of who is currently the best player alive, James didn’t hesitate to answer: Scoop: Bottom...
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Look At These Rockets Burst In The Air!

Nightfall, May 2, 2014 Chandler Parsons just flat-out loses Damian Lillard on a slip screen after Patrick Beverley mysteriously called for a switch on Parsons' man. Looking over the footage, it almost seems like Parsons already knows he’s headed home for a long offseason long before Lillard even calls for the ball on the inbounding play. The rest of this sequence permanently...
Via The Sports Post
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USA Player Says He’s The Best Player Alive

In an interview with ESPN’s Scoop Jackson, USA and Houston Rockets shooting guard, James Harden, says he is the best player alive right now. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren’t, but in your mind, who is the best basketball player alive right now? Harden: Myself. Scoop: That’s what I was about to say, “including you.” You made that sound...
Via Sports Mockery
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James Harden Says He’s Best Player Alive

ESPN.com’s Scoop Jackson sits down with James Harden to discuss the payoff of hard work, the power of confidence and who is the best basketball player alive. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren’t, but in your mind, who is the best basketball player alive right now? Harden: Myself. Scoop: That’s what I was about to say, “including you.” You...
Via Rockets Social
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James Harden Says He’s the Best Basketball Player Alive

Houston Rockets star guard James Harden thinks really highly of himself, so his comments shouldn’t shock anyone.  The confident shooting guard told ESPN’s Scoop Jackson that he’s the best basketball player alive. ESPN.com’s Scoop Jackson sat down with Harden recently and asked him who the best basketball player alive is, Harden didn’t hesitate to offer up his (obviously...
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James Harden says he’s the best player alive

James Harden’s confidence is certainly growing. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Scoop Jackson, Harden was asked who the best player alive is right now. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on this team and a lot of players aren’t, but in your mind, who is the best basketball player alive right now? Harden: Myself. Scoop: That’s what I was about to say, “including you.” You...
Via KC Sports Ninja
3 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden wore interesting hat to Rihanna and Eminem concert

Last night, Houston Rockets star James Harden and former OKC teammate Russell Westbrook decided to take in a Rihanna-Eminem concert at Metlife Stadium in New Jersey. During the festivities, Harden shared an Instagram photo of themselves hanging out at the concert and showed off his stylish hat: That is one stylish hat, James! *** Harden image courtesy of Getty Images
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James Harden – Ready For Liftoff Video, Highlights

James Harden “Ready for Liftoff” highlight reel by Nick Brassell Watch: Rockets top 10 plays of the season!
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Top Ten plays from the 2013-14 NBA season

There are few players in today’s NBA like Houston Rockets guard James Harden and if you happen to be looking for something to watch on this Saturday, you might want to take a gander at this top ten video. The below clip shows some of Harden’s best plays during the 2013-14 NBA season and counts them down from ten to one. So, grab some popcorn and enjoy this YouTube clip of James...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard and James Harden refuse to eat with teammates

Sounds like James Harden and Dwight Howard want to be associated with their "role playing teammates" as little as possible.D-Mo on relationships with Howard and Harden: "Hi & bye. They even eat separately from the team. Usually in some fast food place." #Rockets— Simonas Baranauskas (@LithuaniaBasket) August 8, 2014D-Mo of course is one of their role playing...
Via Celtics Life
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Donatas Motiejunas says Dwight Howard & James Harden "don't eat" with the rest of the Rockets

Could Dwight Howard & James Harden be bigger douchejuices? Rockets center Donatas Motiejunas, D-Mo, spoke with Lithuanian journalist Simonas Baranauskas about his former teammate, Jeremy Lin, as well as H&H. And it wasn't pretty, for H&H.On Lin:D-Mo on @JLin7: "I got along best w/ Jeremy Lin. He was really supportive when I was in the D-League. Kept in touch...
Via Bob's Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard and James Harden "Eat Separately" from Houston Rockets Teammates

Dwight Howard and James Harden's leadership skills just continue to come under fire. Typically, you'd expect the two stars on a team to involve the rest of the roster. You'd want them to take the young players—and the experienced veterans who are fulfilling specific roles—under their wings and help them grow, both as players and as people. But such isn't the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Dontas Motiejunas Claims That The Rockets Are Having Team Chemistry Issues.

Photo Credits: Gameface Via: www.photopin.com Dontas Motiejunas claims that James Harden and Dwight Howard, “even eat separately from the team” and it usually occurs at fast food restaurants. This occurrence seems to come from Harden calling the entire roster a bunch of role players besides himself and Howard. Howard also said that the team does not need, and that Chandler Parsons...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets Player Says Harden & Howard Don’t Eat With Role Players

The Houston Rockets dynamic duo of Dwight Howard and James Harden seem to be taking their big-two phrase literally.  Rockets backup center Donatas Motiejunas believes the two stars look down on their less talented teammates. Motiejunas told Simonas Baranauskas that the duo doesn’t even eat with role players. D-Mo on relationships with Howard and Harden: "Hi & bye. They...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden x Charles Barkley x Scottie Pippen Foot Locker Commercial

Former Rockets Charles Barkley and Scottie Pippen (yeah, that happened) team up with current Rockets forward James Harden for a hilarious Foot Locker commercial that stresses the importance of having a short memory. The post James Harden x Charles Barkley x Scottie Pippen Foot Locker Commercial appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: James Harden Wants to Be a Lockdown Defender

James Harden is a terrific offensive talent. He is easily top 10 in the league in offensive skill. On the flip side of that, his defense is so bad that it is a bit of a legend. According to a report Sheridan Hoops, he is focusing on becoming a lockdown defender now: I spoke to several members of the USAB staff, and behind the scenes they were amazed at how good James Harden has...
Via BlackSportsOnline
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippen Give Advice To James Harden In Foot Locker Commercial

Former NBAers Charles Barkley and Scottie Pippen remind Houston Rockets’ James Harden about the importance of short term memory in the latest Foot Locker commercial. The post Charles Barkley, Scottie Pippen Give Advice To James Harden In Foot Locker Commercial appeared first on Diehardsport.
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16 days ago  |  Discuss
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