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James Harden shows us again why he is the worst defender in the NBA

James Harden of the Houston Rockets can fill it up with the best of them, but unfortunately, defense has never crossed his mind. After proclaiming himself the best player alive, many NBA fans and experts immediately pointed to his defense as a reason why he isn’t the best player alive. Well, based off his recent defensive mishap during the FIBA World Cup, it looks like Harden isn’t...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Harden putting pressure on Kobe Bryant?

Jason Whitney Houston Rockets star guard James Harden is expecting big things from Kobe Bryant this year. Harden says that he knows Kobe has been putting in the work and expects the Los Angeles Lakers longtime star to be the same as when he was 20 years-old. “We talk and he’s ready. He’s 20-year-old Kobe. It’s going […] Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving beats James Harden in shooting contest during Team USA practice

In only a couple of hours, Team USA will take the floor at Bilbao to play Finland for their opening match of the 2014 FIBA World Cup. Yesterday, Cleveland Cavaliers star Kyrie Irving got into an impromptu shooting contest with Houston Rockets star James Harden. Watch as Irving barely beats Harden by one as they take turn shooting from three-point land in the below YouTube video:...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden: “I’m the best all around basketball player”

There is a fine line between arrogance and confidence and it seems Houston Rockets guard James Harden is trying to walk that tight rope. During an interview with ESPN’s Scoop Jackson, Harden left little to the imagination to who he thinks the best basketball player in the NBA is. Scoop: Bottom line, you are on […]
Via Project Spurs
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James Harden on Kobe Bryant’s Return: “He’s 20-year-old Kobe”

Kobe Bryant’s return to the court for the Los Angeles Lakers is one of the most interesting story lines heading into the 2014-2015 season. Will the league see The Black Mamba that’s capable of putting up 50 points on any given night, or is it going to see the injury riddled, broken down Kobe that can’t stay on the court? Houston Rockets guard James Harden is confident Bryant...
Via Standing O Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Says Kobe Will Be ’20-Year Old Kobe’

What level Kobe Bryant will return to this season is one of the biggest questions heading into this season, not only for the Lakers, but for the NBA as a whole. Bryant is one of the greatest players of all-time, but coming off two major injuries and having just turned 36, no one knows how good Bryant will be at this point in his career. The Lakers are set to host James Harden,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden says Kobe Bryant has “been working,” expects to see “20-year-old Kobe” next season

On October 28, the Los Angeles Lakers will begin the 2014-15 season with a much anticipated matchup with the Houston Rockets. While there are intriguing storylines surrounding the game involving Dwight Howard and Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant will obviously be the big draw for a couple of reasons. For one, it will be the first time that Kobe has faced off against Dwight since he left...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Colangelo: James Harden Has Become USA's Leader

James Harden and Anthony Davis are the only holdovers from the 2012 Olympics team that will play for the United States in the World Cup. “Right now, I think I would look to Harden as that leader,” USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said as his team continues to prepare for the tournament in which the winner earns an automatic berth in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Colangelo says James Harden is the leader of Team USA

James Harden was going up for a layup. Paul George was going up to contest the shot. When they came down, George had broken his leg and Harden had to look on, petrified and perplexed by what transpired. “That was tough,” said Harden, who struggled to watch as George agonized near the basket stanchion. The unfortunate, seemingly innocuous sequence in a nationally-televised Team...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden surprises shoppers at New York City Foot Locker

Back when Team USA basketball was in New York City for a couple of exhibition games, Houston Rockets star James Harden teamed up with Foot Locker to help some lucky shoppers. The lucky four shoppers got a chance to meet Harden and score some free gear if they told him some of their most embarrassing moments. Check out the full video below and watch as Harden gives some folks a fresh...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Happy 25th Birthday James Harden!

  Houston Rockets star James Harden turned 25 years old on Tuesday, but has been in the NBA for 5 years now. Establishing himself as one of the top guards in the game today, here’s a look at some of Harden’s best performances so far in his young career: Game-Winning Layup   Against the Wizards in 2014, Harden went for 35 points, including hitting a game winning layup with...
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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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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
14 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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14 days ago  |  Discuss

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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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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