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James Harden scores 37 in Rockets' rout of Lakers

  After James Harden lit up the Los Angeles Lakers for the first three quarters, he returned in the final minutes to keep the Houston Rockets focused on their finish. Kobe Bryant used to do that job for the Lakers, and they might find out Monday whether he'll do it again this year. Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory without Dwight...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Harden gets 37, Rockets rout spiraling Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat. Harden hit four 3-pointers, and the NBA's leading scorer added five assists in the Rockets' third victory in four games. Josh Smith and Jason Terry had 11 points apiece as Houston cruised...
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James Harden gets 37, Rockets rout spiraling Lakers 99-87

LOS ANGELES (AP) James Harden had 37 points and eight rebounds, and the Houston Rockets rolled to a 99-87 victory over the Lakers on Sunday night, sending Los Angeles to its eighth straight defeat. Harden hit four 3-pointers, and the NBA's leading scorer added five assists in the Rockets' third victory in four games. Josh Smith and Jason Terry had 11 points apiece as Houston cruised...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Honored to Be a Part of Coach K’s 1k Wins (Photo)

Duke head coach Mike krzyzewski got his 1,000 coaching victory today in a hard-fought win over St. Johns. Those wins are college wins only. Rockets star James Harden got in on the act of congratulating Coach K. It was a nice gesture from Harden, but someone has to tell him that USA Basketball wins don’t count.
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rockets-Lakers Preview

Los Angeles Lakers fans are unlikely to see Kobe Bryant on the court anytime soon, but the Hollywood crowd won't have to go entirely star-starved Sunday night. James Harden has filled that role just fine when the Houston Rockets have taken on the Lakers at Staples Center, where Bryant's teammates will be in danger of matching the franchise's longest losing streak in nearly a decade...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Sinks Suns at the Buzzer

Just when Phoenix fought their way back into the game. Houston Rockets guard James Harden did his thing at the buzzer, hitting a deadly step-back jumper to sink the Suns at the buzzer for good. “It’s a great feeling,” Harden said. “Usually I go at seven, eight seconds. Now I went at three, four seconds left in the game. Hey man, either the ball goes in or it doesn’t. Fortunately...
Via Hooped Up
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No Fear, The Beard Is Here! James Harden Wins It For The Rockets At The Buzzer

  Despite a double-digit 4th quarter lead, the Suns were able to go on a 23-9 run in the final minutes to tie the game at 111. With just over 10 seconds left in the game, the Rockets held on to the ball for the final shot. Lucky for them, the NBA’s leading MVP candidate was on the floor.     Even with the Suns sending a double-team, Harden was able to step back on P.J. Tucker...
Via Rockets Social
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Suns too late, Harden just in time for Rockets' win

PHOENIX -- Hey, big news from U.S. Airways Center. Dwight Howard made a 3-pointer, his first of the season and net-shredding fifth in 48 attempts over his 11-year career. It was unleashed to beat the shot clock three minutes into Friday's first quarter, hit the front rim, bounced high into the air and fell through the net. Conveniently subtract this triple from the Houston Rockets...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard injures ankle; no timeline on return

PHOENIX (AP) Houston Rockets forward Dwight Howard left the US Airways Center in a walking boot after injuring his right ankle in the first quarter of his team's win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. The star center suffered the injury when he twisted the ankle landing on the foot of one of the Suns players. Howard limped back to the locker room and did not return to the game...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden's last-second jumper sinks Suns

PHOENIX -- James Harden scored 33 points, including a 20-foot jumper as time ran out, to lift the Houston Rockets to a 113-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Harden's 33 points came in the absence of injured star center Dwight Howard for three quarters. Harden, the NBA's leading scorer entering the night at 27.2 points per game, added 10 assists and six rebounds and...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden's buzzer-beater lifts Rockets past Suns; Howard injured

  James Harden scored 33 points, including a 20-foot jumper as time ran out, to lift the Houston Rockets to a 113-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Harden's 33 points came in the absence of injured star center Dwight Howard for three quarters. Harden, the NBA's leading scorer entering the night at 27.2 points per game, added 10 assists and six rebounds and made...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Hits Cold-Blooded Game-Winner vs Suns

James Harden lifted the Houston  Rockets to 113-111 win on Friday night with this shot as time expires. The post James Harden Hits Cold-Blooded Game-Winner vs Suns appeared first on Diehardsport.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Harden's buzzer-beater lifts Rockets past Suns, 113-111

PHOENIX (AP) James Harden scored 33 points, including a 20-foot jumper as time ran out, to lift the Houston Rockets to a 113-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Harden's 33 points came in the absence of injured star center Dwight Howard for three quarters. Harden, the NBA's leading scorer entering the night at 27.2 points per game, added 10 assists and six rebounds...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden hits game-winning jumper at buzzer against Suns

The Phoenix Suns made a furious comeback against the Houston Rockets. The game was tied at 111 with 16.6 seconds left. With the Suns having momentum, it looked like we were going to go to overtime. But James Harden decided he wanted to take it home with this buzzer-beating jumper: What a move by Harden to get P.J. Tucker out of the way. And, of course, he was going to make an easy...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Harden's last-second jumper sinks Suns

PHOENIX -- James Harden scored 33 points, including a 20-foot jumper as time ran out, to lift the Houston Rockets to a 113-111 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Friday night. Harden's 33 points came in the absence of injured star center Dwight Howard for three quarters. Harden, the NBA's leading scorer entering the night at 27.2 points per game, added 10 assists and six rebounds and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets' Howard leaves game vs. Suns with sprained ankle

  Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard is out for the rest of the team's game at Phoenix against the Suns with a sprained right ankle. Howard played just over eight minutes of the first quarter and had five points and three rebounds before leaving the court and walking back to the locker room. Howard is second on the Rockets in scoring with 16.7 points per game and leads the team...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Predictions For Western Conference NBA All-Star Reserves

With the All Star starters announced, I decided to give my predictions on who the coaches should vote in as the Western conference All Star reserves. James Harden Western conference All Star reserve prediction: James Harden, Houston Rockets   The biggest snub from the starters, James Harden will likely be slotted in the starting lineup due to Kobe Bryant’s injury. The...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard and James Harden pathetically refuse to admit the Warriors are good

The Houston Rockets have been pretty good this season in the competitive Western Conference. In a competitive West, every team from the second seed to the eight seed are either just a two-game losing streak away from drastically changing their playoff positioning. The one team that isn’t, however, would be the Golden State Warriors. The Dubs are league leading 34-6 and have a...
Via Pass The Pill
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: James Harden doesn’t believe Warriors are that good

The Houston Rockets have been one of the top teams in the Western Conference this season. Shooting guard James Harden’s play has elevated him into the MVP discussion. But there is one thing that the Rockets have not been able to accomplish this season. The Rockets have not beaten the Golden State Warriors once this season. Harden acknowledged this during the pre-game huddle before...
Via No Guts, No Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chandler Parsons throws some shade at Rockets

Chandler Parsons threw some shade at his former team while hosting a Q&A over Twitter Tuesday. Parson was drafted by the Houston Rockets and played with them his first three seasons in the league. The Dallas Mavericks signed him to a huge contract in the offseason (in a nightclub of all places), and the Rockets...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Scored 45 Points Against the Pacers (VIDEO)

Add another line item to James Harden’s MVP resume. The Houston Rockets star scored 45 points against the Indiana Pacers last night, and did...
Via Athlon Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden On Warriors: They Ain’t That Good (Video)

I’m not sure if James Harden knew that he was being filmed, but this comment and video will surely be addressed by the Warriors between now and the playoffs. The Rockets have been good this season and Harden has been incredible. Golden State had beaten Houston in each of the first two meetings between the teams this season, and both times the final margin of victory was in the...
Via Thacover2
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden’s best highlights of his season-high 45 points against Pacers

James Harden continues to make a run at the Most Valuable Player award. During the Rockets’ blowout of the Indiana Pacers, Harden scored a season-high 45 points. Here are the highlights of his 45 points: James Harden leads the league in scoring with 27.1 points per game. That 45-pointer certainly helped. *** James Harden pic from Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

James Harden Erupts For 45 In Win

The Houston Rockets pulled out a 98-110 victory against the visiting Indiana Pacers. Led by James Harden and his 45 point season-high explosion. “It makes the defense move,” Harden said of the ball movement early in the game. “When you make the defense move, everybody gets open shots and you get the defense second-guessing what they normally do and our offense looks really...
Via Hooped Up
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pacers can't hold Harden, fall to Rockets 110-98

HOUSTON -- James Harden scored a season-high 45 points, including 18 in the third quarter, and the Houston Rockets beat the Indiana Pacers 110-98 on Monday. It was the 18th 30-point game and fourth with 40 this season for Harden, the NBA's leading scorer. He bounced back after scoring just 11 in a 131-106 loss to Golden State on Saturday. Houston led by 10 at halftime and used a...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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